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“Small is More”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Kai

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Hotel Kai
Ranked #115 of 306 Hotels in Singapore
Jakarta, Indonesia
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32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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“Small is More”
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Booked this hotel on a very last minute (before boarding!)

It's a cabin room for 1 person and was so shocked because the room is soooo smaaaall.. More like a cabinet room. I feel you Harry Potter!

But this hotel has everything that you need! Compact design on how to optimize TINY space, complete amenities and toiletries, hair dryer, water heater, free snacks, WiFi, and surprise surprise.. Breakfast is included which is very rare in a budget hotel.

And the bed is amaaaazingly comfortable, with two fluffy pillows and duvet.

It's only 5 mins walk from Bugis MRT. Highly recommended for budget traveler!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
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EmilyLMM, General Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review, 6 April 2014
Dear burgundylips

Thank you for your detailed insight review and do visit us again for more surprises! We are also about 5 minutes away from City Hall MRT Station, Hotel Kai and team awaiting you!
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2014

I was not expecting much from this hotel. I chose it for its good location which was about 10minutes to the subway. I was therefore pleasantly surprised that the room, even if its small was comfortable, they even had small touches like oreo, a kit kat and bottled water, a glass of beer as welcome drink. The staff was knowledgeable in helping you decide what and where to eat. The service was friendly and personalized. I will definitely stay in this small boutique hotel again.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Smallt0wnb0y
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EmilyLMM, General Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review, 6 April 2014
Dear Smallt0wnb0y

We are very happy that you have enjoy your stay with us at Hotel Kai and thank you for the gracious compliments for the staff as it is an encouragement for the team to continue their efforts in providing the best service we can offer! Our Team and I are looking forward to welcome you back again soon!
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Long Island, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Nice hotel, good location, friendly staff. Limited breakfast and rooms are small but Ok for 1 person. The reception guys were friendly and helpful. Downside, the toilet in the room is too small and the television is different to understand.

  • Stayed February 2014
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Thank rebelz
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EmilyLMM, General Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review, 6 April 2014
Dear rebelz

Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Kai for your recent trip in Singapore! we regret to know that you might have encountered some difficulties with operating the TV channels as we have 26 complimentary cables channels and music channels with option for guest to check on Hotel bills too, our Front Desk is 24 hour operating to assist our guest anytime and please do not hesitate to contact me directly for your future stay, I will love to assist you to ensure your stay will be great and comfortable! It will be just a click away
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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

The strapline of this bijou little boutique hotel 'Small is More' says it all. Brilliantly located just around the corner from the Raffles Hotel in a cleverly converted period building, The deliberately tiny rooms are packed with innovative features including adjustable beds, rain bath and a neat folding desk. I was lucky to have one with a window otherwise they could be a little claustrophobic but realistically these are perfect for one or two nighters in the city centre. The bistro provides an imaginative set breakfast, boutique beers and a small menu - though rather limited for vegetarians. Situated in Purvis Street alongside several other up-and-coming chic restaurants and boutique hotels this is definitely an area to watch.

Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
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EmilyLMM, General Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review, 6 April 2014
Dear Nikolodeon

Thank you for taking time to share with us your feedback, our Chef is reviewing on our Menu and taken into consideration to have more variety for Vegetarian, however, please do not hesitate to check with us on some request that is not on our Menu as our Chef might be able to arrange something out of it, we look forward to welcome you back again soon at Hotel Kai and we hope to strive and excel to the next level to provide you a better dining experience and I will love to hear from you personally
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Additional Information about Hotel Kai

Property: Hotel Kai
Address: 14 Purvis Street Hotel Kai, Singapore 188593, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #115 of 306 Hotels in Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Kai 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Smallismore ... more   less 
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