Hotel81 - Tristar - Singapore  2 stars

1 Onan Road, Singapore, Singapore, 424780  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Good budget hotel - Restaurants nearby - Will stay again
  • Airconditioning was fine - Water power was good - Broken furniture
  • Strong hot shower - Bathroom dated - Good value
  • Pool is very nice - Free wifi - No concierge services
  • Beds were comfortable - Close to mrt - Wifi worked fine
 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas


Paid parking


24-hour reception


Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool




 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms


The affordable Hotel81 - Tristar offers large accommodation overlooking East Coast Park.

This hotel is situated 2.9km away from National Stadium, Air Force Museum and Singapore Indoor Stadium. You can see Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple, Geylang Serai and Eurasian Heritage Centre only 50 meters from the property.

Hotel81 - Tristar overlooks an orchard and parks and provides quick access to a local beach.

This hotel is just 200 meters away from the Blk 14 Mkt/FC bus stop and within a 10-minute walk from Paya Lebar underground station. A short drive from Changi airport.


This property counts 115 guestrooms featuring Family Twin Room, Deluxe Single Room and Triple Room. They are equipped with coffee/tea makers and an electric kettle.


Dining options include a deluxe buffet breakfast served every morning. The open-air restaurant offers excellent authentic cuisine. Guests can relax in the coffee bar serving complimentary drinks.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


Computers, a photocopier and internet connection and such hotel facilities as a barber shop, a safe deposit box and a tour desk are available on-site.


Leisure facilities feature animation, a cocktail lounge and an outdoor swimming pool.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   116.

City Center Singapore - 3.8 mi
Airports Changi (SIN) - 7.1 mi, Hang Nadim (BTH) - 20.4 mi
Train Stations Tanjong Pagar KTM Railway Station - 5.2 mi
Underground stations Aljunied MRT Station - 1.0 mi, Bugis MRT Station - 3.0 mi
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Nasi Padang - 400 ft, Hokkien Mee Lorong 9 (cuisine: Asian, Noodle) - 600 ft
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  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying
Leisure facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Animation
  • Television in lobby
Room view
  • Garden view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Lighted makeup mirror
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  12 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
Size: 155 sq. feet

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    Triple Room
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    Hotel81 - Tristar Triple Room
    Hotel81 - Tristar Triple Room
    Hotel81 - Tristar Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
    Size: 195 sq. feet
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      Quadruple Room
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      Bed type: Quad
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        Family Twin Room
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        Hotel81 - Tristar Family Twin Room
        Hotel81 - Tristar Family Twin Room
        Hotel81 - Tristar Family Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds or King and Single or 1 King Size bed and 1 Sofa bed
        Size: 195 sq. feet


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          Deluxe Double Room
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          Hotel81 - Tristar Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or King Size bed
          Size: 155 sq. feet


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            Hotel81 - Tristar LocationWhat's nearby

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            • Underground stations
            • Train stations
            • Parks
            • Tourist attractions
            • Museums
            • Convention centers
            • Stadiums
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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions
            • Fountain of Wealth
              3.0 mi
            Places of interest
            Convention centers
            • Malay Heritage Centre & Istana Kampong Glam
              2.7 mi
            Shopping areas
            Monuments and Landmarks
            • Masjid Sultan Mosque
              2.8 mi
            • National Stadium, Singapore
              1.7 mi
            Underground stations
            • Aljunied MRT Station
              5000 ft
            • Bugis MRT Station
              3.0 mi
            • Farrer MRT Station
              3.0 mi

            Local Attractions

            • Air Force Museum
              2.1 mi
            • Kampong Glam
              2.4 mi
              Kampong Glam, Singapore
            • Singapore Crocodile Farm
              2.6 mi
              790 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore
            • East Coast Park
              2.7 mi
              Along East Coast Parkway and East Coast Park Service Road (Bedok), Singapore
            • Malabar Mosque
              2.7 mi
              471 Victoria Street, Singapore

            Near the hotel

            • Geylang Serai
              300 ft
              Geylang Rd, Singapore
            • Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple
              4200 ft
              19 Ceylon Rd, Singapore

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Nasi Padang

              77% likes this, based on 7 reviews

              400 ft
              Corner of Joo Chiat Road and Changi Road
            • Hokkien Mee Lorong 9

              63% likes this, based on 15 reviews
              Cuisine: Asian, Noodle

              600 ft
              Lorong 9 Geylang
            • Kampong Cafe

              65% likes this, based on 6 reviews
              Cuisine: Asian
              Price Range: USD 0 - USD 18

              600 ft
              60 Joo Chiat Road

              Phone: 65-61005433

            • Chilli Padi

              56% likes this, based on 23 reviews
              Cuisine: Singaporean

              1400 ft
              11 Joo Chiat Place #01-03

              Phone: 6275 1002

            • Long Phung Vietnamese Restaurant

              64% likes this, based on 13 reviews
              Cuisine: Vietnamese

              1500 ft
              159 Joo Chiat Road

              Phone: 91058519

            Hotel81 - Tristar Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel81 - Tristar

            Individual guest reviews

            • Couple

              the space room is bigger than other hotels of the same classes

              the air conditioner was noisy and the bell sound of lifts going up and down bothered me

              • Average rating
            • Group of friends

              Like the swimming pool.. Would be great if there was a gym... The room was comfortable and the beds were ok.

              One of the receiptionists wasn't very friendly or helpful.

              • Average rating
            • Single

              The room was clean and spacious. The staff at check in and check out were efficient and professional.

              The super king size bed was fitted with king size sheets and the mattress was protected with a vinyl cover. The fact that the bottom sheet slid around on the vinyl cover gave a very unpleasant night. Lying on vinyl in not conducive to a restful night. I gave up attempting to sleep at 4.45am.

              • Average rating
            • Family with children

              First of all, the location is good, especially for Moslems, since it is surrounded by lots of Halal food (with low price). It is also near two mosques, made it easy to pray. For Malay tourists, you will like the area since it is on kampong melayu, thus you will find no difference in language. It is also very near with the bus stop and MRT station (Paya Lebar). Some taxis also keep going around the road so if you want to take a taxi, just wait in front of the hotel. Minimarket is available 24 hours right next to the hotel. Don't find what you need? Jusk within 3 minutes walk you can fulfill your needs at the higher supermarket at Joo Chiat Complex. The room is big (unlike the other budget hotels) and the staffs are very friendly and helpful.

              Nothing serious to tell about the weakness of this hotel. Only there's no breakfast service, but you can have it from the hawker street nearby. My great appreciation is for Mr. Azahar who helped me so kindly during our stay at the hotel.

              • Average rating
            • Family with children

              location, food stalls ok, near grocery and convienient store, room is spacious, aircon is good, staff were accomodating. swimming pool ok and safe for kids

              first the smell in lobby, the toilet has leak on the floor, my ratings for cleanliness overall 80%,

              • Average rating
            • Single

              It was nice and close to the MRT..less than 10min walk. Pretty quiet and staff friendly and helpful. Convenient for a short stay in Singapore on a budget.

              The only real criticism I have of Hotel 81 Tristar is that the bottom sheet was too small on a plastic covered mattress, so not tucked in at all, by morning it was all in a ball underneath you...not very comfortable and kept waking me up.

              • Average rating
            • Single

              Rooms are of a reasonable size and quality for the money. Other similar priced hotels in the area are smaller and less clean.

              I would have expected fitted sheets on the beds. The staff were not especially friendly. This hotel is not carpeted as is often the case.

              • Average rating
            • Group of friends

              I like the fact that it was near the MRT and the other shopping places plus it's location was safe and clean but quiet quaint and had good value. I felt like I got a taste of the locals just by going thru the nearby malls, shops and restaurants. People there were also generally friendly and welcoming but not overly so.

              Well, I would have wished that their remote for the telly would be working but its not a very major thing. Generally, the hotel had very good value.

              • Average rating
            • Older travelers

              Friendly, helpfull staff.

              No soundproofing on the room door, very noisy. Sheets don't fit the bed.

              • Average rating
            • Family with children

              Easy to find Muslim Food

              Put more effort to maintenance on toilet facilities

              • Average rating
            • Single

              Nothing. It was a creepy, mouldy and I felt particularly uncomfortable staying there. It was completely overpriced.

              The mould on the ceilings. Dirty filthy air-conditioner in room with no cover. Battered old furnishings. Spartan interior. Rotting timber underneath door making a two inch cavity from the floor.

              • Average rating
            • Group of friends

              The neighbourhood was especially interesting for us. Previously we have stayed in the CBD of Singapore. The local of the Hotel 81 Tristar is a more insight into how most Singaporeans live. The availability of nearby food outlets was of great benefit to us and became our focal point for our party of 4 people for planning and meeting and just socialising with each other and friendly locals. The area around the Hotel is predominately Malay which was very interesting food wise and culture wise. Having a swimming pool was an added bonus which we appreciated.

              • Average rating
            • Single

              Facilities, e.g. Free WiFi and etc.

              Even had advance booking via internet, they still charged me about 15%+ while checked in. Reason given was the booking has no credit card deduct and it their risky to accept internet booking. My internet booked price S$355 for 2 night, actual paid was at S$400, really bad experience!!!

              • Average rating
            • Family with children

              Very convenient. Food court, grocery store, atm machine below the hotel. Near Geylang Serai Market, MRT Station. Triple room is very big.

              • Average rating
            • Family with children

              I like the location because near to malay kids love the swimming pool.

              Far from mrt station. I brought 3 kids age 9,7 & 3. End up using taxi all the way which cost us around sgd10 to sgd20 per trip (from hotel)

              • Average rating
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