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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We had been warned that the area was the red light district but we saw no evidence of it even at midnight. The area was lively , bustling with locals in the cafes and shops. It seemed more authentic than 'the chinatown' There were several restaurants where the food was excellent and very cheap. There were several late night shops... More 

Thank tntcrews
Penang Island, Malaysia
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39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2015

This is as budget as you can get. Nothing fancy about the facilities. A room with a bed and a working TV and shower. Nonetheless, the staff was very helpful and offered to upgrade our room for just SGD3 per night. The location is very good, with easy access to transportation and food. The major complaint would be the WiFi... More 

Thank Ninjawarden
Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

It was clear to me that this was a budget hotel - with budget I expect simple, small with minimum facilities- somewhere to put one's head down, and spend little time at, before touring the city in the day. I paid for 5 nights to stay and watch the F1. On arrival, I was met by friendly staff and taken... More 

6 Thank Mark B

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Yes., I have stayed at this Hotel & HAPPY HOTEL IS DEFINATELY HAPPY and value for money is an understatement .... Located close to bus., MRT and restaurants/facilities ~ with a gr8 team of staff ...... WOWWWWW ..... A perfect stay !

3 Thank scorpio12an
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I always go for a spotless clean bathroom with hot and cold powerful showers and blazing cold air conditioner when i book hotel rooms and this one i got in New Happy Hotel :) The room was small but the double bed was clean and comfortable; TV had cable. Phone worked but wifi was erratic. Place was quiet and elevator... More 

1 Thank Carla Y
Southampton, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

There are only 2 reasons why I've given this place a poor rather than a terrible; 1) The staff were really friendly and helpful 2) the shower was hot and ridiculously powerful - if you put it on full whack it would literally launch itself round the room, which is always a good thing in my book. The reasons then... More 

3 Thank JKerching
Manila, Philippines
1 review
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

been here this month of May for a week right every after meetings. it was a great experienced i had with the staff , management and even the room cleaners was so courteous to check what i need each day. seeing everytime i went down to the lobby area those smiling receptionist saying "HI"...and even very helpful on giving such... More 

1 Thank abby1798
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

The room was very small. The AC leeked and was loud, so we couldnt sleep with it on. Dodgy area, near red light district with pervy men. Unhelpful staff. Uncomfortable pillows. but. You do get a bottle of water free each per day.

1 Thank Emily C
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69 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

So, arriving in Singapore after 4 months travelling around southeast Asia and you have to adjust your spending habits a little. We booked happy hotel in advance to save the hassle of arriving in a city and then not knowing where to go. From the airport it was an easy run on the MRT getting off at EW10. 10minute walk... More 

2 Thank Rob S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

Myself and my boyfriend arrived in Singapore after 2 weeks of travelling in South East Asia and booked 5 nights in the Happy Hotel from the 27th December - 2nd of January before I flew home. He is staying in Singapore for a year as a student and so he was aware of the nature of Geylang, as was I,... More 

2 Thank Hannah R

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Staying in Geylang

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Only a short journey from Singapore’s sparkling and polished city centre, Geylang is a world away. Here in one of the least touristy areas of Singapore, visitors are privy to an unfiltered glimpse of Singapore life. On Sunday afternoons, migrant workers gather in Geylang to let off steam after a tough week. At the eastern end of Geylang Road, families and friends happily enjoy picnics. By contrast, at the western end, a more colourful side of Singapore can be seen, as street workers mingle with Sunday revelers in outdoor coffee shops. Take a friend, grab a beer and a local meal (frog porridge, perhaps?), and settle in to enjoy the show.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Happy Hotel is 8 storey budget hotel offering clean and comfortable rooms at reasonable rates. Located near the city, 15 mins drive from airport and easy access for public transportation and many local delights can be found near the hotel. Not forgetting our friendly staffs to assist you at 24 hours reception desk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Happy Hotel

Address: 9 Lorong 10 Geylang New Happy Hotel | Central, Singapore 399042, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Geylang
Price Range: €27 - €44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Happy Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 35
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid room 304”
  • Small room but it is good enough for short night stay
  • SHower area - hot water & water pressure work well
  • Bathroom - Spacious
 of 5 bubbles Rachelyap_MY, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“upper floor rooms off-street are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles solobusiness, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“better to find another hotel if you want good service”
 of 5 bubbles ahmadezz, 10 May 2015 | Read review
“for the standard & superior room, the price difference is only a few dollar, so go for superior room. My room is located on 4th floor with a spacious window front”
  • Small room but it is good enough for short night stay
  • SHower area - hot water & water pressure work well
  • Bathroom - Spacious
 of 5 bubbles Rachelyap_MY, 25 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Do not expect quiet rooms as it is near the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Ninjawarden, 25 Jan 2015 | Read review
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