Operated by the largest budget hotel chain in Singapore, this air-conditioned, 5-storey city hotel provides a comfortable stay in a former merchants' building. Facilities are limited, but guests are provided with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a laundry service (charges apply), a hotel safe at the front desk and 24-hour security surveillance of all public areas. There is lift access to the 75 rooms.
Located in Joo Chiat, the hotel is approximately 20 minutes' drive from Orchard Road and the Central Business District. Some 10 minutes' walk away is the Geylang Serai Malay village which features daily cultural shows and authentic Malay cuisine. East Coast Park, with its F&B and entertainment outlets dotting the scenic seaside location, is around a 15-minute drive away. The nearest subway station is Paya Lebar MRT, which is about a 20-minute walk from the hotel. Changi International Airport is approximately 20 minutes' drive from the hotel door.
All rooms come with individually adjustable air conditioning, a small en suite bath/shower room with a heater, a TV, a radio, a direct dial telephone, coffee and tea making facilities and a hairdryer. An ironing set is available on request, and Internet access is also a standard feature. Some rooms do not have a window. The rooms are small - but there is no wardrobe and the TV is mounted on the wall - but comfortable, and feature either one double or queen-size bed, or two single beds (no extra bed allowed). Disability-friendly and non-smoking rooms may also be booked.
There is a sandy beach nearby.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted as forms of payment.
From the airport, it is a 20-minute taxi ride via the city expressway to the hotel. The MRT (subway) connection from the airport brings guests to the nearest station, Paya Lebar MRT, from where it is a short taxi or bus ride to the hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board