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“Very Long Walk to MRT”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Kam Leng Hotel

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Kam Leng Hotel
Ranked #215 of 306 Hotels in Singapore
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“Very Long Walk to MRT”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel itself is not bad: clean, well-maintained and despite the old building, it actually is a charming place. From the looks of it, the restoration works done on the building is admirable. Old clocks, mirrors and even the window sills all send you back through time.

My only concern is its distance to the nearest MRT station. I have visited Singapore many times and I delight in the fact that almost all places are reachable through the MRT. However, this hotel is really far and you will mostly likely have to walk a couple of blocks just to reach City Mall where the Farrer station is.

Taxi is not difficult but we still preferred to walk to the train station. We just thought of the distance as our daily exercise.

Stayed January 2017
Thank Brent H
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night on 31 Dec 2016. when we reached the room, we realised that the bedsheets and pillow cases were sticky so we called the reception and they sent a housekeeper to attend to our complaint. When she came, she was extremely rude and insisted that the sheets were fresh and said that we will need to wait for 20mins for her to change both the bedsheets and pillow cases. The changed sheets were so much better. We're not accusing her or the hotel of giving used sheets but her defensive attitude and customer service could have been better.

Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Probably the best value in town but it wears thin after a few nights. First night we were at the front of the hotel and the stree noise and local construction was deafeining. The bed was tired and the air con was noisy. We moved to another room and all of those things were a bit better but still not much. Bearly a 3 star but it is in a really quaint part of town and transport from here is very easy. Lots of great local eateries around but a bit of a trip to get to any shopping or main attractions. That is were the convenient access to bus and train (or Uber) comes in handy. Don't stay too long and the unique and quaint feel starts to rub off and give way to a sore back and not enough sleep.

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  • Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

My room wasn't ready when I arrived at 10.30am to check-in at Kam Leng Hotel. The young man at Reception offered an upgrade at a certain price. I declined and went out and returned at 1pm to get the Cabin room I booked.

It was on the ground floor and first impressions were not positive. No wardrobe, but there was a very high shelf and rack to hang clothes. It was so high I couldn't reach the bath towels on top of it. Amenities were not in the best condition, with scuff marks, paint chipped off furniture and everything seemed a little run down. The room safe had a low battery warning message, and the mini fridge could have been cleaned a little better.

The bathroom seemed to be a disability access room with grab bars over the toilet. The tiles were showing signs of extensive mould and it wasn't a pleasant room at all. There were wall-mounted dispensers of shampoo and body wash but no soap for the bathroom basin.

The bed was extremely soft and comfortable and I slept well both nights. The room air-conditioning was very cool and I wasn't disturbed by any outside noise. I only paid Au$62.40 a night (Sgd$65.30) and was glad I hadn't paid any more than that for the room I got. I'm trying out quite a few smaller budget hotels in Singapore for my regular visits, but I won't be returning to Kam Leng.

  • Stayed November 2016, travelled solo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 days and 2 nights last nov5 to 7. Advantage was just in front of this hotel is a bus stop. And has a lot of food resto near the place. Bugis street is also near from the place. The hotel is really good and cheap although they have small rooms. But over all was awesome! I can recommend this to my other friends too :) the front desks are also helpful.

Stayed October 2016, travelled with friends
Thank Jeve Ann T
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Property: Kam Leng Hotel
Address: 383 Jalan Besar Kam Leng Hotel, Singapore 209001, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
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Ranked #215 of 306 Hotels in Singapore
Price range (per night): $68 - $107
Hotel Class:3 star — Kam Leng Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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