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Hotel 81 Star

2.0 out of 5.0

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Well, firstly I must admit that I might should had done my research better about the location. Because except from the location, the hotel was perfect and has a very very good price - quality value. The rooms, are small but very very clean, the beds are very comfortable and it has everything you need for your stay. Next to that the staff is enormously friendly and helpfull, BUT than the BUT. This hotel 81 is in the middle, like right across of the red light district in Singapore. If you don't mind that (or that is what you are looking for..), it is a perfect hotel in the hart of Geylang, which is as well very close to the national stadium and plenty of local restaurants. Don't get me wrong, the place is still super safe as the police keeps an eye on it - but it might not be the best place to walk around with little kids at night. If I had to go to again to the National Stadium, I would like to stay there again.

This place is very overpriced for what you get, I understand we are In Singapore and it's a bit more expensive but the cheapest room inc taxes is 70 Singapore Dollar. The room offered one bottle of free water between us, broken sink and very few toiletries. I'd recommend not staying here as there is a lot better hotels in the area that are considerably cheaper. Very disappointed as £40 for one not so great night travelling Asia for 3 months is very expensive. Luckily we only booked for one night as the capsule hotel we got after this for just 55 Singapore Dollars is so worth it. Hope this helped everyone.

Excellent hotel.I have stayed here few times and will stay again.Nice clean room and good air conditioners.Near to train station and restaurants.Only one problem is room cleaners clean the rooms at night time and it's noisy using vacuum cleaners at night time till morning 3 am so it's very hard to sleep.Management should tell the workers to work quietly or do the room cleaning in the morning.

Singapore is a hot place and if the air con works in your room then you have a winner, the rooms are small but very clean, the staff are great, very friendly and very helpful. Transport is close by and there are lots of places to eat nearby.

The good: the staff are friendly and helpful, there are lots of places to eat nearby, the air conditioning works well, the shower has good heat and water pressure, there is a small fridge in the room, and everything works. It has a nice feel to it, is very clean, and doesn't look like it needs up dates. The not as good: the room is pretty small but again, this is a very "doable" thing when you are traveling.\ While there are lots of places to eat around here, please note that this place is directly across the street from a brothel. You will literally exit the front doors and then see the brothel. So if you go outside you'll definitely see some creepy looking older men, locals and foreigners, trying to pay to sleep with prostitutes. This isn't the hotel's fault by any means an so we cannot judge the hotel for this, but had we known about this, we probably wouldn't have stayed here. I had a hard time feeling comfortable when walking around this location. So I wouldn't recommend this place for women traveling solo or families just because of the creep factor.

Small room but ok for a few nights. Suprisingly good accomodations. Good location for food and easy transport to the harbour area and airport. We were expecting the hotel to be noisy but not so. Ignore the silly comments about is being in a RED LIGHT DISTRICT! Yes it is, but its very discrete and if you did not know to look for it you wouldn't see it. Just walk on past to the corner of Geylang Road and go into the HIN SHENG COFFEE HOUSE for a beer or two. From there you can watch the world go by..... The train station is just a few minutes walk away.

Ive been stayed for a week here for vacation with my husband and 3,5y Baby. The room not so big. But enough for us. There is no brekafast here, but you can buy it because so many kind of foodcourt around hotel and also 7-11. Infront of this hotel, lots of brothel. But the womens dont shown up in the street. This hotel nearby bus stop and aljuneid MRT. From aljuneid, you can continued with bus no 80 or 63 or you can check with bus sign board which route passing through geylang lor 18. And than you can stop in the bus stop infront of happy seafood food court. And thN walk straight forward and than turn left and walk a bit and youll find the hotel. And you can walk to if you want. And all those staff are friendly and willing to help. The hotel receptionist smell good. The room need more improvement. Not clean enough for me. But not that bad either. The bathroom not big too. The triple room was big enough ( when my brother join, i changed my room with triple room ) The price average. And overall i am satisfied with this hotel. And dont forget to bring your hat. Umbrella. Body lotion with suv and rain coat. The weather unpredictable. And really so hot there.

I stayed at the Hotel 81 Premier Star for a single night in April 2017. It's a quite modern building situated smack in the middle of Singapores red light district - Geylang. But even though that sounds a bit sketchy, it's actually quite interesting to take a walk either in daytime or nighttime to experience another side of the otherwise glamorous city. If you are the cautious type, you might want to choose daytime for your walks, however, if you are the more adventurous type like me, you could opt for checking out the area at night as there are plenty of restaurants, bars and shops open 24/7. From my experience the area seemed quite safe, however if you are a guy, be prepared to get approached by working girls on the street. It's not a big thing, and they leave you alone if you just walk past them. The hotel itself is quite nice, with a modern reception, nice staff and stable wifi. The rooms are not the biggest in town, but they are clean, and contain all the required amenities. The hotel is quite close to the city center (Marina Bay), and not that far from the airport. It takes about 10-15 minutes in taxi to Marina Bay Area, and around 20-25 minutes to the airport - which set me back some 15 SGD (ca. 11 USD). I payed 72 SGD (60 USD) for 1 night in a Superior double room, which sounds larger than it actually is. I enjoyed my stay at Hotel 81 premier Star, and if you can accept the alternative location, the hotel is quite good value for money, and I would probably stay there again in the future. Pros: Nice and clean rooms Nice staff Good value for money Stable wifi Cons: Location in red light district (depends on personal preference) Small rooms

The room is neat and clean but limited space to put more luggage in the room. The staff is quite helpful and readily reply to our questionnaires. There are many eateries near and outside the hotel. It really fits into our budget.

Convenient location, not far from center, MRT and bus station, easy to go to airport. A lot of places to eat and shops are also close. Excellent noise isolation. Nice and helpful staff. Rooms are clean with bathroom and ac. Very comfortable bed

31 Lorong 18 Geylang Singapore

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk

Located in Geylang, Hotel 81 Star is within a few miles (5 km) of popular sights such as Singapore Flyer and Raffles City. Each of the 204 rooms at this hotel includes a refrigerator, a coffee maker, and an LED TV. Also close to this Singapore hotel are Esplanade Theatres and Peranakan Museum.


All of Hotel 81 Star's 204 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. Guests can expect free WiFi and 42-inch LED TVs with cable channels. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Safes and desks are also standard.

Property features

Guests staying at Hotel 81 Star enjoy free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with tours or tickets, and answer any questions about the accommodations.

Room options

Superior Room

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Triple Room

Queen 1 | Sleeps 3

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

53% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 544 reviews