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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great modern rooms suitable for stopover. Great front desk service. Price was great. Everywhere is about a $10 cab fare so beats staying in high end of town. Close to airport and east coast park. Would recommend

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GlobalPremiumHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat), responded to this review

Dear Kim M, I am glad to hear that you had enjoyed your stay with us! My Front Desk Team had noted your kind compliments and would like to convey their appreciation to you. Oh yes! The rooms had recently been refurbished during the second quarter of this year and they are now looking brand new. We look forward to...

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I chose this hotel because it was not in the touristy areas. It was ideal not too far away by bus which went almost from the front door tho the MRT is a fair walk! The room was very clean and checked every day. The bathroom was a good size-only problem was lukewarm water throughout my stay tho because it...

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Tweed Heads, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We selected this place as a 1 night stopover as it was close to the Airport - The place was undergoing renovation but our room on the 2nd floor had recently been completed - The bathroom was good with new tiles and fittings - The room was on the small side as is typical in Singapore - The beds were...

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This was our first time in Singapore and this hotel really kept up to our expectations. We got it for a cheap deal on Agoda, clean and neat. The front desk staff were very kind and helpful. We kept our luggage in the hotel because we landed early and the check-in time was 3.00 PM. The room was tiny, but...

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Clean hotel.. Cheap.. Surrrounded by Lot of great vietnam food. Wheather the room reallt tiny and last nite mine hav no window.. But fine.. Just for sleep right.. Hav hair dryer.. Water heater go well.. Thank you

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Fragrance Hotel Joo Chat is newly renovated. The lobby and rooms now sport a new modern look. The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful, particularly Mr. Chandra.. The room is a little small but was comfortable for two adults. A small refrigerator and coffee/tea are provided along with a hot water pot. There are many restaurants within walking...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Honestly, the deluxe room was not that bad considering the price. The good thing about this hotel is the price & the cleanliness. Unfortunately there were plenty of downsides... We arrived and were automatically "upgraded" to an executive, but the decor was gaudy and the window was much smaller than in the deluxe room. The room was also SMALLER, and...

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GlobalPremiumHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat), responded to this review

Dear Chi R, Thank you for the detailed review of your hotel stay. Your feedback is important and I had noted your mentioned issues. As such, I would be grateful if you can provide me information of your room reservation such as guest name and stay period. Once I have this information, I shall be able to convey them to...

perth, western australia
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

At this place for a week. I've stayed at both Venue and Venue Lily located on the same street within 100 metres of each other. The Fragrance, I think, is under new management because they had some refurbishments done . The entrance is welcoming with a good sized foyer . However the artificial fireplace and lounge setting ( very dated)...

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GlobalPremiumHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat), responded to this review

Dear Owls9383, Thank you for your detailed review of your hotel stay, which will prove helpful to travellers intending to stay here. I am sure you must have been very familiar with the Joo Chiat district, after having stayed in two other properties in this vicinity. Being an art and architectural lover, I hoped that during your stay, you had...

Dasmarinas City, Philippines
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We had a really, really, really comfortable stay here. It was also kinda refreshing to see a filipino staff working there. We booked 3 room. 2 room for 2 people and a family room. The check-in was at 15:00hrs but he gave us the family room (since it was already ready) for us to put our luggage. The staff also...

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GlobalPremiumHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat), responded to this review

Dear Hoygeneva, I am delighted to learn that you had a wonderful stay and had enjoyed the services of the hotel. The hotel had also taken note of your feedback on the floor cleanliness and shall improve on this aspect. With the guest's safety in mind, the hotel had introduced bathroom doors without any locks. While there is no emergency...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel has been recently renovated. They have done an excellent job of renovating. The colours are pleasant, all the furniture and fixtures are new. The staff are very courteous and go out of their way to help you. Some nice local eateries around. It's 15 mins drive to Changi airport Will stay here again.

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GlobalPremiumHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat), responded to this review

Dear Mcbers, Thank you for returning to stay with us! Yes, the hotel had just completed its refurbishment last month. I am delighted to hear that you had found the hotel and its room looking aesthetic and you had enjoyed your stay. Regards, Jack Chee Customer Relations Manager

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Staying in Joo Chiat

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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is packed with colourful shops, local characters, and quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are visible as well, with modern cafes, bars, and shops abounding. Visit Joo Chiat to take a break from the big city sights and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a laid-back and local vibe.
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Address: 219 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427485, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Joo Chiat
Price Range: $54 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat) 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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Fragrance Hotel Singapore
The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat) Singapore
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#15 Best Value Hotel in Singapore
#52 Business Hotel in Singapore
#53 Family Hotel in Singapore
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