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Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Pro's: not far from Paya Leyar metro station which gets you to the airport in a few stops. This is the only positive point of this hotel. Cons: unfriendly staff. I was requested to pay for the room on arrival, 100 singapore dollars, no receipt given. This is without breakfast. When asked for the receipt, was told they would give...

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Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

I recently spent one night here whilst on a stop over in Singapore, the hotel is fairly basic in terms of the room, standard double bed which was actually quite comfy. The bathroom was small but functional. Would've been better had there been a shower curtain, but the shower was ok. Hot and wet! The room did feel slightly musty/damp,...

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Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

I only booked this hotel because it's near my company's office and the photos looked OK. I booked through Agoda for $86 AUD per night. There's an immediate stale smell as soon as you enter. The staff could be friendlier. The hallways smell of cigarette smoke. The room I booked didn't have a window and the air con controls don't...

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Albay Province, Philippines
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We were a group of 4 and booked this hotel via expedia for nights during our visit to Singapore from September 17-20, 2014. We had prior booking with agoda for a condominium unit in Upper Thompson but it was cancelled by the owner a couple of weeks prior to our departure. Luckily, we found this hotel which is one of...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

Small rooms, cleanliness not up to Singaporean standards but still better than same budget hotels in Malaysia. Good if you are staying for a night or two and transiting to airport as its location is near to Changi airport. As for the given price I was quite satisfied. If you didn't pay for luxury than how you'd can compare it...

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Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Booked this hotel for my family visit. We took the superior room option with hope to get a window room. Pricewise is reasonable. We managed to get the window room, but turned out almost no light goes in due to the tight window grills that they installed. Room is quite small, contains a queen bed and one dressing table. Not...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Vivian and Zuuana at the reception were really nice and helpful with us and our baby. They were really welcoming persons and they gave us good advice and help also. The hotel is well located in the Malaysian area, around there was all the night markets. Room are comfortable, but small. You can boil water inside the room and there...

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Batam Center, Indonesia
Reviewed 6 July 2014

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed 6 nights for my work trip. Maybe just standard if you talking about the budget hotel. The room was too cold. Would be better if the aircon could be turned off. Bugs came out at night whenever I made the room temperature warm. The bathroom is clean and good enough with shampoo/liquid soap. Thanks to Ms. Vivianne Ong. Your...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Found this on TA advice. Location was great for MRT and airport. Short walking distance from station. Lots of food halls around- not catering for coeliacs though. On entering foyer area the stench of cigarette smoke permeated the air. There were notifications on the desk advising of fines if you smoked in the rooms, and the lifts had stickers to...

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The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is packed with colourful shops, local characters, and quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are visible as well, with modern cafes, bars, and shops abounding. Visit Joo Chiat to take a break from the big city sights and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a laid-back and local vibe.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hotel 81 Classic

Address: 12 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427353, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Joo Chiat
Price Range: $67 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel 81 Classic 2*
Number of rooms: 81
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“Rooms on the south side are quieter..”
 of 5 bubbles Tijani123, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Family or deluxe room. Ask for window room!”
 of 5 bubbles JuneNita, 20 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Ask for room with window. But I don't know if they have any.”
 of 5 bubbles Puzzledprez, 10 Apr 2013 | Read review
“If you want rooms with window, you have to ask specifically. Though the windows are sealed from outside to avoid opening, you can at least hear the voices of vehicles.”
 of 5 bubbles DrGopinathanPV, 7 Feb 2013 | Read review
“If you really need a room with a window, you'll have to pay more. But this hotel is really just for people who want a "home base" and only want to have a room to sleep, clean up and check the internet.”
 of 5 bubbles RickC668, 20 Jan 2013 | Read review
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