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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Located on red district area, you can find yourself be offered 'service' even in the morning when you stroll around. My dad and brother experienced that. 1 km from nearest MRT station, aljunied. Better to take bus since bus stop just few meters away. The room was decorated with japanese style. Small but tidy. However our room has broken soap...

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KennethMGR9, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel 81 - Star, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review of us! We do appreciate it!

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I stayed in this hotel 2 weeks ago for one night lay-off only. I've read a lot of reviews, well mostly bad, disappointing reviews about 2-star hotels in Singapore so when I booked this hotel I didn't really have a lot of expectation. Besides, this was my first time staying in a budget hotel in Singapore. I booked this hotel...

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KennethMGR9, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel 81 - Star, responded to this review

Dear cucaracha86, we are glad we managed to change your impression and provide you with a memorable stay! Thank you for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Not difficult to get to the hotel by MRT just 10 minutes walk.If take a taxi Approximately 15 SGD one way to hotel. When we arrived at hotel. Staffs were nice and welcome and they prepare a connecting room for our family. The room are very clean.For us, it is value for money. Nearby have many restaurant open until night...

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KennethMGR9, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel 81 - Star, responded to this review

Dear nattaya b, your kind words will certainly spur the team at Hotel 81 Star Premier to greater heights and work harder to impress our guests! Thank you for your positive and kind review!

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 21 November 2016

It was a good stay, the room was clean and very comfortable. One thing I've noticed is when we checked in, they only have one bottle. The next day they prepared 2 bottles which is the standard. Seems like the housekeeping was didn't fully did the protocol but nevertheless the room was very clean and convenient. Location wise, it needs...

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3Thank HeraHeraC
KennethMGR9, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel 81 - Star, responded to this review

Dear HeraHeraC, your strong recommendation means the world to us! And your kind review certainly validates all the hard work put into exceeding our guest's expectation and we will be working harder to fix the issue mentioned. Thanks for letting us know!

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Good cheap hotel, close enough to the city and close enough to the airport to provide a good stop over base. The rooms are very clean and comfy, the room we were provided with smelt like smoke and we told the reception this and they moved us immediatley to a smoke free room. Good staff and 24/7 reception and a...

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Good: -The FAMILY ROOM was Ok, not too small for me n family, I'm with 15mos baby & she can still walking without any problems.. -The room is clean too.. -the Location is Easy to find -the staffs was good.. -Near foodcourt with HALAL Indonesian food(we're eating non Halal food too),only a view steps.. & they had a yummy Chicken...

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KennethMGR9, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel 81 - Star, responded to this review

Dear Anggia F, your kind words are much appreciated by the team at Hotel 81 Star! Thank you!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Inconsiderate cleaning staff banging about in nearby rooms from 7.00 am and shout to each other, mostly Chinese workers here and don't respond to request in English to tone down the noise. Probably don't actually care and seem to do what they want. Didn't find the Reception staff to be warm or friendly and respond in perfunctory manner when seeking...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Located on a red-light street, but ok for the price in expensive Singapore. About 15-20 minutes from the centre, but easy to get there with the metro. Rooms are compact but clean and despite the surrounding red light district I found the area quite calm and hassle-free. If you want to experience singapore but have to stay somewhat budget-conscious, this...

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The rooms were quite boring and weren´t attractive. The hotel is located in a red light district and this was noticeable. The personnel was pretty distant. But besides that the rooms were clean and the bed was comfortable. The shower was fine. We were here for just one day and this was good enough for us.

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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

If you are a solo traveler and want to stay in Geylang, this is an excellent place. However, of all places, even in Geylang, this hotel sits right in middle of the busiest brothel street. The brothels are very discreet. To a foreigner, you wouldn't even know. Almost everything is out of sight. Still, the area is full of men...

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KennethMGR9, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel 81 - Star, responded to this review

Dear TravelingfromFairfax, thanks for taking the time to share! This is certainly an interesting place in a wonderful country like Singapore.! On behalf of Hotel 81 Star Premier, we would like to thank you for stating the fact that we are an "excellent place"! It's great to know!

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Staying in Geylang

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Geylang
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hotel 81 - Star

Address: 31 Lorong 18 Geylang, Singapore 398828, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Geylang
Price Range: €42 - €59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel 81 - Star 2*
Number of rooms: 206
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