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This group of budget hotels includes more than 20 locations all over Singapore, with the common thread being low rates and small rooms. But you get breakfast in the deal, and rooms, albeit plain vanilla, have private bathrooms with hot showers, air-conditioning, and TV. You’ll find the best value at the eight hotels in the Geylang area (which includes Singapore’s red light district as well as, paradoxically, the center of the island’s traditional Malay culture) and the most serene experience at the four hotels in the Joo Chiat neighborhood, where rows of colorful old shophouses have survived the past century intact. The Hotel 81 Sakura branch is comprised of a cluster of pretty old shophouses painted a pastel blue. Lots of inexpensive restaurants and bars are nearby, though the nearest MRT station (Paya Lebar) is a long 20-minute walk. The Joo Chiat Place and Joo Chiat Road bus stops are very close. Accommodations include family and triple rooms.