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Hotel 81 Balestier
Ranked #196 of 308 Hotels in Singapore
Singapore, Singapore
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148 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Good value”
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Stayed in this hotel for one night in Balestier. I was surprised by how new the rooms and proper was. Clean sheets and bathroom could be a little bigger. Overall pleased with the place based on price at which i was offered.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled solo
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Tekirova, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I stayed at hotel as I had to attend unexpected conference. The hotel looked very good from outside and staff seemed to be professional, however, when I checked in to the room there was little window that allowed limited light to come into the room; it was small and incredibly dark room. I asked for other and they give me a choice but smell was also there and when I asked about this problem with other people staying in hotel I came to know they were facing same bad smell in hotel rooms.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled solo
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2012

This "hotel" has the smallest rooms ever. You barely can fit your suitcase in the door and shut the door. Then, well, let me tell you about the bathroom. There is no separate shower. The bathroom has a toilet and a shower. You can sit on the toilet and shower at the same time. This is not a joke. The toilet is wet when you shower. The set up is simply ridiculous. I guess this is what prison is like. I paid $50 US, which I feel is approximately $45 too much. There was a television with limited tv. I believe they also had a dvd player. However, you do not want to spend any time in the room. The room was clean and presentable. Just not for any one with a fear of small spaces. The sheets were also too small for the bed so you could feel the plastic cover on the mattress. They did provide me with a free internet access code so that I could use the internet in the room. There were places to eat Chinese food in close proximity to the hotel that were open late. I was a bit tired, but at least there were food options within walking distance. Overall, this small "hotel" is not a place I would like to visit again.

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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled solo
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Property: Hotel 81 Balestier
Address: 226 Balestier Road, Singapore 329688, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #196 of 308 Hotels in Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel 81 Balestier 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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