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Hotel 81 - Sakura

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel manager named Azmi is very friendly and give the best method to us to get the cheaper price for hotel booking. 5 thumbs up for their best service! Although the accommodation quite cheap than other hotels but still I can suggest you'all to come here later!

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Yokosuka, Japan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel had terrible service. I went down 3 times to discuss the malfunctioning AC until the concierge finally decided to come up and help me with the AC controls and AC unit, come to find out that the AC is really a crappy fan in a duct that barely circulates room temperature air into the room (you can feel...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were shocked that our room was located at the attic. We need to pass by the stairs before the elevator. The room has lots of little ants when we checked in. There was clogged in the lavatory. Im sorry to say but we were not satisfied with the accommodation.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is in a good neighbourhood, there are a lot of restaurants and pubs on the street. Price is quite good comparing with other hotels in Singapore. Just keep in mind that tourist and service tax will be added when you check out.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is small appropriate hotel for business travelers who is cautious about budget and wanted a convenient place to stay in during their travels. There are many eateries around the corners which make this hotel conveniently located.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The establishment is a great one with nice functional rooms. Apart from the Manager Azmi, the other staffs especially the big Malay guy at the front reception needs to learn the difference between a guest's request and a personal vendetta. Why do they have to make it so personal or take it so personally? What's with all the hostility coming...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The room was what we expected for the price and the staff was friendly. The location is not the best if you're not used to the bus system in Singapore. We just stuck to Uber and Grab to go places instead of taking the bus but it can get expensive. Wi-Fi speeds are good if you can get a room...

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

Dear Boris514, we do appreciate your kind review, especially about our friendly staff! We do have convenient connections (Bus No. 16 and Bus No. 33) into the city too and our 24 hours front desk will always be willing to assist you!

Vienna, Ohio
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I stayed here many times without problem. It is not the place if you are looking for amenities, but the price is great by Singapore standards and the staff is helpful. I only wish it were a little closer to the train station.

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

Dear tbon5779, we do appreciate your constant support of us here at Hotel 81 Sakura! There is a bus No.33 which brings you to Dakota MRT station in 10 mins just outside our hotel! Thank you for your kind review!

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Booked the hotel through Hotels.com. Got an odd-shaped corner room which was much larger than the others I've stayed before. This is a no-frills hotel which is good to hang out for the great eateries nearby, especially if you enjoy Vietnamese and Peranakan cuisines.

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

Dear kaychua5, thank you for your review! We do agree that we are located in a great area for food!

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The rooms are big comparing to other hotels. They extended our check-out time when we requested it. There are lots of restaurants, convenience store and grocery to buy needed things. The bus stop is a 5 minute walk to that brings all the way to all the popular destination like Bugis, Chinatown, Orchard.

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

Dear John S, thank you for taking the time to write this review! Your kind words are much appreciated!

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Staying in Joo Chiat

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Joo Chiat
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 Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Hotel 81 - Sakura

Address: 181 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427452, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Joo Chiat
Price Range: ₹ 2,919 - ₹ 4,541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel 81 - Sakura 2*
Number of rooms: 75
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Kero_2016xx, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter.”
MatthewJamesTan67, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Empathy and kind understanding would be more appreciated than personal vendetta. It's not so much the sweet furnishings but the kind services rendered. In which case, this hotel lacks severely.”
EricMasaomi, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“403 had good Wi-Fi”
Boris514, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Based on my previous stays, I think most of the corner units are larger”
kaychua5, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
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