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“Not a very comfortable stay” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Robertson Quay Hotel
Ranked #243 of 309 Hotels in Singapore
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Not a very comfortable stay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

Rooms are small and the ambience is less than comfortable.

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Patricia O
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 bubbles
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168 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2012

Terrific location, half the price of the hotel next door...(which i stayed at last time in Singapore) but you get what you pay for..
In dire need of a facelift (no change in the 5 years since i stayed here last)...but functional for short stays...the Robertson Quay Hotel is cheap, in a prime position, but dont expect much and you wont be disappointed!

Room Tip: Get a room facing towards the river for the best view.
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank JDwalkabout
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Manchester, England.
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36 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2012

The hotel is right in the heart of the tourist area within walking distance of Clark Quay and Boat Quay. It is also only a short walk to Chinatown for the best value food and drink.
We satyed twice - both out and back from Thailand for stopovers and found the location perfect. The reception staff were helpful and friendly. Buffet breakfast was good and plentiful with no restriction on what you had. Rooms were small but OK and decent value given the prices in Singapore. We used the train from the airport but it was easier to use taxi (18S$) for the return airport trip..

Room Tip: Upper rooms have a good view of the Singapore River
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank LesF_8
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Hong Kong, China
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165 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2012

I had selected Robertson Quay Hotel by chance for my first time in Singapore years ago.
Since then I've always returned because I find what I need in this pricey city with its hot climate: location, pool, comfortable bed and quite affordable price.
It's very true that the hotel deadly needs a renovation.

Rooms are tiny but again, the bed is comfortable, and we can enjoy large views of the skyline and green space. TV programs aren't bad. I've seen tinier rooms in Hong Kong.
What is special is the bathroom. It is the smallest I've ever seen. First time visitors, be ready to that. Yet there is still a WC, a sink and a shower with a curtain.
The swimming pool is at the 4th floor if I remember. Yes this is small but you can have it just for yourself most of the time. Use the heavy waterfall to massage your back!
If your room is nearby you can walk directly to/from the pool. Very cool, isn't it?

The reception is, well, not the warmest in the world. Nothing to complain about, though.
The buffet breakfast is the same every morning but you'll be full before leaving the hotel. The dining room is pretty pleasant and bright. It is also possible to eat outside.

The location is the big plus of the hotel, just near Clarke Quay and in front of the river. Numerous restaurants and bars are nearby. This is where people go to chill out night time and during the week-end. No need to take taxi or MRT after dinner, just a 5 min walk.
Clarke Quay MRT is nearby. You can even walk until the Merlion through Boat Quay.
If you like food courts, the Maxwell Food Centre in Chinatown (with its famous Tian Tian Chicken Rice) is at 5 min by taxi.

I wish there was free wifi Internet in the hotel, but this is Singapore, nothing is free ...

Room Tip: If you can have a view on the city it's nicer.
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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5 Thank needlehill
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France
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85 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

I arrived 11am. So I was told to put my suitcase in an open space and to come back at 2pm, and "your credit card for o verification". This is a summary of the service level. The no service breakfast is ok for 3 days, then you realize the very limited choice. The hotel is lodging hookers and ladyboys who propose their services in the elevator. One of the most uncharming hotels I ever entered.

  • Stayed March 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Ahmod
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Additional Information about Robertson Quay Hotel

Property: Robertson Quay Hotel
Address: 15 Merbau Road, Singapore 239032, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > The Quays
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #243 of 309 Hotels in Singapore
Price range (per night): ₹ 4,976 - ₹ 8,516
Hotel Class:3 star — Robertson Quay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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