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Hotel 81 Rochor

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Nice location. Very near with rochor mrt station, across sim lim square. This hotel is located in little india area. So if you are moslem, you will easy to find halal foods, such as "Al Bismi". The owner is very nice to costumers. When you order indian food, make sure you are familiar with the taste.

We arrived into Singapore delayed at 8am and were given a complimentary late check out. We were there in transit so our windowless room was perfect to catch some sleep. Bed was comfortable and although the shower/toilet area was compact, it was still comfortable. In a central location to Bugis Chinatown and also little India. Would recommend this hotel highly, the staff were extremely friendly and assisted Us with maps and information to sites and the airport.

Booked a triple room. The location is 3-4min walk away from Rochor MRT. You can see the hotel board from the MRT exit. Room was larger than mentioned. And bit spacious comparing to other similar hotels. Bedroom and bathroom was veru clean. Check in and check out was smooth. SIM LIM food court is about 7min walk away.

In a pinch, go for it. It's not terrible, but not first rate and doesn't pretend to be. Rooms are clean and straight forward. Walls are thin and not sound proof so you may hear some "exciting" sounds from the other clientele if you're lucky!

Went in at 10.30pm. Waited for 20minutes to get checked in. I have to wait the reception to see cctv as there is a indian couple have some issue with their room. In the end, I was told to sit and wait for 20minutes. The lobby was very crowded with 10+ people. In the end, I was given the smallest room on that level with no window. It was only about 8m2, not even 14m2. Room: +cctv channels +fridge +3sockets +strong wifi +wifi was strong -Super tiny, 8m2, not 14m2 -fake window, you open up is wall -no movie or hbo channels -Ants on the table -Flies on the bed -Bed have some hair strains -no sound proof at all, next door bath, you can hear the water -air con super cold, despite 30 degree -check out at 11am, not 12noon -Door is use key, not automatic use card Bathroom: +Good water pressure +Toothpaste and toothbrush -Hot water not consistent -No floor towel -Toilet get wet -No place to put clothings -after bath, the bathroom was flooded Lobby: -Staff seems busy -waited 20min for checked in -only one lift Location: +cheers mart beside hotel +sheng siong supermarket 12min walk -no parking lot -cars can hardly stop there, only one lane place -walk to bugis , 15 mins Facilities -no swimming pool nor gym My personal review: Hotel Ground (Lobby, reception): 3.0 (no bellboy) Staff (Knowledge, helpful, friendly): 5.3 Room (Design layout, amenities, bed): 4.2 Bathroom (Water pressure, design): 5.4 Location (Surroundings, mall): 7.50 Facilities: 0.0 Price vs Quality: 5.0 Service: 5.0 Wifi: 8.0 Bonus: 5.0 Total: 48.40 / 100

Triple Room (Room 515) May 24-28, 2017 The location was its strongest advantage. It was near the Rochor MRT. A mere 2-3 mins walk. There are also 3 bus stops that were near, about 2-3 mins walk also. A convenience store is within the same building and other indian restaurants are nearby. A catholic church was also nearby (Our Lady of Lourdes) 5-7 mins walk. Mcdonald's (24hrs) and KFC (9-11pm) is a 10-12 mins walk. The hotel in general was good. Sometimes the receptionist assigned was snob and not accommodating. Check-in was a breeze but you need to pay the whole amount already during check-in. Check-out was also a breeze, just handed the key back to the receptionist. When it comes to the room, it was spacious and has a centralized aircon but it has temperature control. There were no cable channels, only watched CNN and Channel News Asia the whole stay. Beds are comfortable at least. The CR has bathtub and hot/cold shower. It can be improved by providing a anti-slip mat in the CR due to the slippery floor when someone's bathe. One more thing, I've noticed they accept short-term stay like a motel. If this doesn't bother you, you can stay in this hotel. Overall, it will pass as a decent hotel for the price paid.

Hotel is third class, never go with family. They rent rooms on hourly basis to couples. Staff is very rude. All in all, hotel is not at all good. There are lot of other hotels nearby. Cleanliness is also a big problem.

The good thing about this hotel is the location because it surrounded by any tranportation like mrts or buses. and it was near bugis area and malls. but the hotel should be focus on the cleanliness regarding the toilets but the rest was fine.

We stayed for 4 days. First day we got a double room with an extra bed (we found out later) instead of the triple room we booked and AC was terrible. It is too cold and we were unable to control it from the control panel and then after complaining we got a good room in upstairs with a balcony. its really good and staff also was friendly though. Room is comfortable enough for the price but make sure they give a good room if you ordered a triple room.

I stay for 3 days only in these hotels, this hotel is quite clean for the budget hotel of it class, but I like the staff of this hotel, they are very friendly and helpfull aspecially when I lost my airplane ticket one of the staff miss Jovine help me with my ticket problem and I dont have to buy another ticket. Thanks to hotel81 staff especially miss Jovine who helps me.

5 Jalan Besar Singapore

Hotel highlights

  • Close to Peranakan Museum and National Museum of Singapore
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk

Located in Little India, Hotel 81 Rochor is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Peranakan Museum and National Museum of Singapore. This 87-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free in-room WiFi, express check-in, and express check-out. In the historical district, it's also near Chinatown Heritage Center and National Orchid Garden.


The 87 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including coffee makers, free local calls, and free bottled water. LCD TVs come with cable channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Desks are also included.

Property features

Guests of Hotel 81 Rochor enjoy free WiFi in public areas, express check-in, and express check-out. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include laundry facilities, a convenience store, and a TV in a common area.

Room options

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Triple Room

Queen 1 | Twin 1 | Sleeps 3

Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

51% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 197 reviews