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ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah
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7.2

Very good

106 reviews

106 reviews

Housekeeping3
24-hour front desk1
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6.9

Good

Location rating score

Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Chinatown 2.1 km
Orchard Road 3.4 km
Sands Skypark Observation Deck 4.0 km
Singapore Flyer 4.3 km
Cloud Forest 4.4 km
National Orchid Garden 4.6 km
Singapore Botanic Gardens 4.8 km
Gardens By The Bay East 5.0 km
Night Safari 15.1 km
Singapore Zoo 15.1 km
Nearby landmarks
Dong Yue Miao 140 m
Bukit Purmei Hillock Park 410 m
Church of St Teresa 450 m
Mao Medical Center & Surgery 700 m
Parking B 740 m
Silat Road Sikh Temple 740 m
Mesjid Temenggong Daeng Ibrahim 740 m
Car Park 880 m
Singapore Cable Car 920 m
Altivo & Glass Bar 930 m

ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah

512 Kampong Bahru Road, near Chinatown, Chinatown, Singapore, Singapore, 099448 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Chinatown part of Singapore, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Gardens By The Bay East. Rated with 3 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to restaurant, fitness center and spa on-site.

Highlights

Hygiene Plus

Check-in [24-hour]

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Fitness center

Elevator

Facilities

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Contactless check-in/out

Fitness center

Spa

Restaurants

Smoke-free property

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Singapore are being booked every minute!
Value for money7.5
Location rating6.9
Nearest airportSeletar Airport (XSP)
Distance to airport16.6 km

Rooms available at ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah

Standard Double Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 king bed
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Standard Double Room
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • Street view
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Superior Twin Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
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Superior Twin Room
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  • Shower
  • 2 single beds
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Double Bed Room (No Window,Area:14)
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    Superior
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      Room Premium
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        Sea View Suite
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            Room Assigned on Arrival
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              Frequently asked questions

              Is car parking available at ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah?

              ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah has car park onsite free of charge for travelers traveling with vehicles to take full advantage when staying at this property. Please contact the property for more information, or log into your Agoda account and contact the property through Agoda's direct message chatbox.

              What measures does ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah take in terms of hygiene, safety, and cleanliness?

              ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah satisfy our mandatory standard for cleanliness and safety by offering hand sanitizer and daily disinfection in common areas. This property also comes ready with body thermometer, temperature check for guests and staff, first aid kit, and staff trained in safety protocol for further safety precautions and hygiene protocols.

              Does ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah provide an option for contactless check-in and check-out?

              At ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah, visitors can take part in contactless check-in and check-out option offered by this property for your comfort and safety.

              What is the typical travel time to a nearby airport from ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah?

              The average travel time to get from ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah to the airport is 27 minutes, but please take into account that the travel time may differ based on traffic, weather conditions, and time of day.

              What attractions are in close proximty of ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah that are in walking distance?

              While remaining at ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah, start off your getaway by visiting the nearest attractions that are within walking distance to the property which include Dong Yue Miao, Bukit Purmei Hillock Park, and Church of St Teresa.

              What bars are close by ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah?

              While staying at ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah, indulge in your evening or night out at Union Bar, Illuzion, and Tantric Bar to make the most out of your nightlife.

              In which languages can ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah's staff members communicate?

              ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah can converse in 2 languages and supports popular languages such as English and Mandarin Chinese for visitors going to this property. Please refer to the 'Amenities and facilities' section and in the 'Languages spoken' category to find out what different languages this property supports.

              What is the average rating that past Solo travelers' have given to ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah?

              Verified solo travelers that have stayed at this property have given ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah an average rating of 6.3. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and feedback by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

              What is the average rating that verified Business travelers' have given to ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah?

              Verified business travelers that have stayed at this property have given ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah an average rating of 7.0. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

              What is the typical rating that verified Group travelers have given to ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah?

              Verified group travelers that have stayed at this property have given ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah an average rating of 6.9. You can find more precise customer assessments and feedback by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

              What is the closest airport to ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah?

              The nearest airport to ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah is Seletar Airport, 17.0 km away.

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              What people love about ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah

              • 7.2

                Very good
                Spaciousness

                "The hotel was ok overall, it was Zen Room that sucks big time!"

                James

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                July 28, 2019

              • 8.4

                Excellent
                Staff 

                "The ladies At the front desk were friendly."

                Joshua

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                July 14, 2019

              • 8.4

                Excellent

                "The house keeper was very happy and friendly as well ."

                Joshua

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                July 14, 2019

              Overall rating:

              7.2

              Very good
              106 reviews
              Cleanliness
              7.3
              Facilities
              6.6
              Location
              6.9
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              More about ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah

              More about ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah

              ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah

              Make everyday special with all that Singapore has to offer with a stay at ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah.
              Enjoy all that ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah has to offer! Free internet access provided within the hotel keeps you connected throughout your stay. For guests arriving by car, parking is provided free of charge. For health reasons, smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the hotel.


              Dining and things to do

              A number of great dining options at the hotel assures that you'll always have convenient and delicious choices.
              Fill your days with the array of activities and facilities offered at ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah. A relaxing end to every day is possible with a visit to the spa, located right in the hotel. Burn off you vacation calories with a quick visit to the hotel's fitness facility.


              Around the property

              Be sure to visit some of the city's popular sights during your stay in Singapore. Don't forget to stop by the most iconic landmark in the area, the famous Singapore Flyer just 4.3 km away. Be sure to visit Sands Skypark Observation Deck located 3.9 km away, an item on every checklist of those who travel to Singapore.


              Reasons to stay here

              Compared to the city's accommodation options, this hotel scored higher than 98% of them for food and dining.

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              Amenities and facilities

              Good
              Facilities

              6.6

              Most talked about facilities

              Housekeeping

              3 mentions

              Breakfast

              2 mentions

              Languages spoken
              • English
              • Chinese [Mandarin]
              Internet access
              • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
              • Internet
              Things to do, ways to relax
              • Fitness center
              • Spa
              • Spa/sauna
              Cleanliness and safety
              • Body thermometer
              • Cashless payment service
              • Daily disinfection in all rooms
              • Daily disinfection in common areas
              • Face coverings on staff
              • First aid kit
              • Hand sanitizer
              • Hot water linen and laundry washing
              • Hygiene certification
              • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
              • Protective screens in common areas
              • Rooms sanitized between stays
              • Safe dining setup
              • Staff trained in safety protocol
              • Temperature check for guests and staff
              Dining, drinking, and snacking
              • Restaurants
              Services and conveniences
              • Contactless check-in/out
              • Elevator
              • Food delivery
              • Smoke-free property
              • Smoking area
              Access
              • Check-in [24-hour]
              • Front desk [24-hour]
              • Pets allowed
              Getting around
              • Car park [free of charge]
              • Car park [on-site]

              Location

              512 Kampong Bahru Road, near Chinatown, Chinatown, Singapore, Singapore, 099448
              Good
              Location

              6.9

              Airports
              • Seletar Airport (XSP)
                16.6 km 22 min drive
              • Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)
                20.9 km 22 min drive
              Public transportation
              • VivoCity
                1.0 km
              • Harbour Front MRT Station
                1.1 km 19 min walk
              Hospital or clinic
              • Mao Medical Center & Surgery
                700 m
              Shopping
              • Orchard Road
                3.4 km
              Convenience store
              • Iecon
                310 m 3 min drive
              Cash withdrawal
              • ATM
                280 m 6 min walk

              What's nearby

              Popular landmarks
              • Chinatown
                2.1 km
              • Orchard Road
                3.4 km
              • Sands Skypark Observation Deck
                4.0 km
              • Singapore Flyer
                4.3 km
              • Cloud Forest
                4.4 km
              • National Orchid Garden
                4.6 km
              • Singapore Botanic Gardens
                4.8 km
              • Gardens By The Bay East
                5.0 km
              • Night Safari
                15.1 km
              • Singapore Zoo
                15.1 km
              Nearby landmarks
              • Dong Yue Miao
                140 m
              • Bukit Purmei Hillock Park
                410 m
              • Church of St Teresa
                450 m
              • Mao Medical Center & Surgery
                700 m
              • Parking B
                740 m
              • Silat Road Sikh Temple
                740 m
              • Mesjid Temenggong Daeng Ibrahim
                740 m
              • Car Park
                880 m
              • Singapore Cable Car
                920 m
              • Altivo & Glass Bar
                930 m
              Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

              Property policies

              Children and extra beds

              Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

              All children are welcome.

              Children 0-12 year(s)
              Must use an extra bed
              If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
              Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
              Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
              Others
              • The property does not provide breakfast on Sunday.
              • A cash security deposit of SGD 100 is required upon check-in for charges or damages during the stay and will be refunded upon departure.
              • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

              Some helpful facts

              Check-in/Check-out
              • Check-in from14:00
              • Check-out until12:00
              Getting around
              • Travel time to airport (minutes)27
              The property
              • Number of rooms 12

              Property announcements

              Considering the Coronavirus (COVID-19) circumstances, we request that you check travel restrictions and relevant travel advisories before booking and traveling.


              Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the property can currently only accept bookings from essential workers. Identification and reasonable evidence of work qualification must be presented at check-in. Please contact the property for more information.


              As part of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, the property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identification, travel itinerary, and other relevant information. Please contact the property for more details.


              The property does not accept a booking from Singapore residents for leisure purposes. Accommodation only available for Singapore residents with exigencies and urgent needs, and comply as per the current government guidelines. Please contact the property directly for more information.
              The property reserves the right of admission. Accommodation can be denied to guests who does not comply with the government regulations.

              Reviews of ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah from real guests

              Provided by verified guests of Agoda
              7.1
              /
              10
              Cleanliness7.3
              Facilities6.6
              Location6.9
              Room comfort and quality6.0
              Service7.4
              Value for money7.5
              High score for Singapore
              Rating
              9+ Exceptional (2)
              8-9 Excellent (5)
              7-8 Very Good (8)
              6-7 Good (6)
              <6 Below Expectation (13)
              Time of the year
              Mar - May (8)
              Jun - Aug (8)
              Sep - Nov (7)
              Dec - Feb (11)

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              Showing 34 verified guest comments
              12
              7.2
              Very good
              James from Singapore
              Business traveler
              Standard Double Room
              Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

              Don't book from Zen!!!!”

              My first and very last time I'm booking rooms thru Zen. Worst experience ever. Everything went smoothly with the online booking with confirmation sent to me and when time to check in, Hotel doesn't have any record of my booking and staff have to try very hard to contact t people from Zen which took ages. After finally contacted Zen, they gave me another choice of Hotel which I've no choice but to accept. But guess what? 5mins after I accept the change, I was informed that the hotel was fully booked!! Waited for another 15mins and was offered 2 choices of hotel which both are smacked right in the middle of the Red Light district which I have to choose 1, out of desperation then i chose 1 which when checked in, it was obvious that everyone smokes in the room and was a love motel that rent by the hours. I checked out the next day even though i booked it for 3 nights as it was really unbearable to stay for another night. The hotel was ok overall, it was Zen Room that sucks big time!

              Reviewed July 28, 2019

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              9.2
              Exceptional
              Ashiela from Singapore
              Couple
              Stayed 1 night in January 2017

              The room is homey and the bed is fantastic!”

              The room looks like house room with a very cosy décor. The bed is huge and like a 5 star bed. Soft and I didn't want to get up. The tv is bad though. It needs to be fix. Overall a great stay and value for money. Will definitely stay here again.

              Reviewed March 02, 2017

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              Dear Ashiela, Thank you very much for such a fantastic review! We're so proud that we could make you feel at home. We can assure you that we have fixed the tv following your feedback. At ZEN Rooms we pride ourselves in taking actions fast - this is how we became the top rated budget hotel chain in Asia. See you again soon at ZEN Rooms! Kind regards, Annisa ZEN Rooms

              Responded September 15, 2017
              ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah
              8.4
              Excellent
              Cecilia from Singapore
              Couple
              Stayed 1 night in December 2018

              Good”

              the staffs are very friendly. ample parking lots. near to vivo city. we were upgraded to superior room. the room are acceptable. but sad to say the aircon is not functioning well. was not cold at all. maybe is due to smoking room effect. anyway will visit again.

              Reviewed January 13, 2019

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              8.4
              Excellent
              Chen from Malaysia
              Family with young children
              Stayed 1 night in July 2016

              Clean and comfortable”

              The room was clean and comfortable. Toilet is in excellent condition. Necessities were provided such as toothbrushes and i even received a complimentary toiletry bag with a small face towel. However the air-conditioning unit was too near the bed so it was difficult to control the temperature and fan speed as it was blowing too near. It either gets too cold or too hot.

              Reviewed July 14, 2016

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              2.0
              Danny from Indonesia
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 2 nights in September 2016

              Appalling Service”

              I booked ZenRoom Bukit Merah (16 - 18 Septemebt) because I wanted to stay close by to Sentosa Island to explore the island. When I arrived at the ZenRooms Bukit Merah, the receptionist told me that they did not have any room for me and the ZenRooms had left the message for me to be sent to ZenRooms Joo Chiat they even told me that ZenRooms had told the reception at Zenrooms Joo Chiat to pay for my taxi fare. When I arrive at ZenRooms Joo Chiat, they did not have my booking there and nobody there can confirm about my booking. I then gave my Agoda Booking number, they said that they had technical problem and I had to wait for around 1 hour just to get the confirmation for the room. I had to speak to the Zenrooms officer for more than 5 times and I had to ask him to pass me on to his Manager in order to sort out my situation. At the end after very long wait I got a room in ZenRooms Joo Chiat without the reimbursment for my taxi fare of SGD 20. In total, I wasted more than 2 hours just to get settlled into the hotel room which I had already paid one day before. Again, in the morning when I wnet for breakfast, a staff of the hotel said that my accommodation did not include breakfast whilst as far as I know my booking at the ZenRooms Bukit Merah also include breakfast. What an appalling service. I can not believe this kind of service still happen in Singapore!!! Till this very time, no body from ZenRooms appologize to me. It is really sad to witness this kind of Service happen in Singapore which was very famous for effective and efficient service. I hope this kind of stuff would not be repeted again. For Agoda, please check the hotel you cooperating with. For it would taint your excellent service. It would be great if Agoda could investigate this issue.

              Reviewed September 19, 2016

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              7.2
              Very good
              Chai from Malaysia
              Couple
              Stayed 1 night in February 2018

              It has everything you need”

              Quiet location, close to public transportation, the room is simple and provides everything you need, including a fridge. Drinking water is provided by a water refilling machine, which is great.

              Reviewed March 01, 2018

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              Dear Chai, Thank you for taking the time to review you rstay with us! We are happy to know that you had a great stay with us! Low rates and constant focus on enhancing customer experience are what sets ZEN Rooms apart from many other budget hotels. We look forward to see you again! Best regards, Bella

              Responded October 09, 2018
              ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah
              3.6
              HOCK from Malaysia
              Couple
              Stayed 1 night in January 2017

              Zen hotel ”

              When I booking the zen hotel throw Agoda on 17th 9pm ,received approved email , but around 10 somethings when I reach zen hotel they can't find my details, and tell me that no more room ! After hotel staff call to Agoda to inform hotel is fully booked! We need to wait until have guest check out only we can get the room ,and the room we get not up to our expectations , feel very disappointed

              Reviewed January 19, 2017

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              Dear James, Thank you for sparing your time to write this review! We're sincerely sorry about the inconveience you experienced at the time of your stay, we can assure you that we have improved our allotment so this kind of experience will never happen again. As the top rated budget hotel network in Asia, at ZEN we always strive to provide a great customer experience at the lowest rates. Hoping to serve you again at our best! Kind regards, Annisa ZEN Rooms

              Responded September 15, 2017
              ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah
              6.4
              Good
              Ponlaphat from Thailand
              Business traveler
              Stayed 5 nights in April 2017

              Tiny room but very clean”

              The room was very clean and housemaid had cleaned the room very tidy every day. The location was not good for the subway but if you use Grab then no issue for you. Very close to Vivo City just 5 mins away by car.

              Reviewed May 31, 2017

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              Dear Pitipong, Thank you for reviewing your stay! We're happy to have been able to gave you a comfortable stay while you were in Singapore. You can always ask our hotel staff for help if you need to use public transportations, it is our pleasure to help our guests. As the top rated budget hotel company in Asia, we pride ourselves in providing the best value-for-money stays. We look forward to see you again at ZEN Rooms! Kind regards, Annisa ZEN Rooms

              Responded September 15, 2017
              ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah
              8.4
              Excellent
              Joshua from Australia
              Business traveler
              Room Superior
              Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

              Pillow was good ”

              Asked for double bed but got two singles , as I was travelling alone I didn’t bother disputing it . They probably would have honoured my booking . The ladies At the front desk were friendly. The house keeper was very happy and friendly as well .

              Reviewed July 15, 2019

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              3.6
              Kurade from Singapore
              Business traveler
              Stayed 1 night in February 2019

              Complain ”

              I had a last moment confirmed reservation. But followed by an email which said “But” Later when I call your reception desk, they said “not confirmed”. When I call Agoda to refund my money, I receive shocking email which says “I already occupied the room 610 and I also checked out in the morning”. Utter nonsense fro. The hotel side. Disappointed and unhappy. Note: Stars only filled up as there was no option to submit review without filling up stars.

              Reviewed March 01, 2019

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              6.8
              Good
              Yuli
              Group
              Standard Double Room
              Stayed 2 nights in August 2019

              Good”

              We got the midnight phonecall from the hotel staff asking about check-out confirmation. Is it right to call the guest during resting time?

              Reviewed August 21, 2019

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              6.4
              Good
              DONG from Singapore
              Solo traveler
              Stayed 1 night in December 2018

              Inconvenient location”

              Interior looks good enough for a Budget hotel, but the nearby transportation is poor, rather far from mrt and the bed isn’t comfortable, too soft. Little to none food locations nearby

              Reviewed December 09, 2018

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              3.6
              Scott from Australia
              Business traveler
              Stayed 1 night in November 2017

              Terrible and misleading hotel ”

              Nowhere near chinatown, facilities are old and the room had a window that when opened looked at the buildings air con units. Cheap and nasty and misleading

              Reviewed November 18, 2017

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              9.6
              Exceptional
              Cheryl from Singapore
              Couple
              Stayed 1 night in December 2017

              it's a decent room with a nice toilet and adequate facilities!”

              i don't know if the breakfast is free

              Reviewed December 09, 2017

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              6.0
              Duncan from Malaysia
              Business traveler
              Stayed 4 nights in January 2019

              Its Ok”

              A little misrepresentation on the pictures and room sizes, but did its job

              Reviewed February 18, 2019

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              6.0
              Zacy from Singapore
              Couple
              Stayed 1 night in November 2018

              church bell”

              there's a church beside the hotel and expect to hear the bell rings at certain timing over the weekend.

              Reviewed November 13, 2019

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              3.2
              Louis from United States
              Business traveler
              Stayed 1 night in April 2017

              Go elsewhere”

              Dismal rooms and a miserable setup for breakfast. Poor food offerings and an uncovered shelter from the rain. No room service and no restaurants in walking distance. A cab to Clark Quay is 15 SGD each way.

              Reviewed April 22, 2017

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              Dear Louis, Thank you for sparing your time to write us a review! We're sorry to hear about the inconvenience duirng your stay with us. Please be assured that we have added more breakfast options to meet our guests varying taste. As the top rated budget hotel network in Asia, at ZEN we always strive to provide a great customer experience at the lowest rates. We look forward to serving you again at our best! Kind regards, Annisa ZEN Rooms

              Responded September 15, 2017
              ZEN Rooms Bukit Merah
              7.6
              Very good
              JINKUI from China
              Business traveler
              Stayed 1 night in April 2016

              value for money”

              value for money, clean...

              Reviewed May 21, 2016

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              6.8
              Good
              Thanh from Vietnam
              Group
              Stayed 2 nights in September 2016

              Good”

              Everything is ok which makes our family satisfy

              Reviewed October 03, 2016

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              7.3
              Very good
              Mohamed from Singapore
              Business traveler
              Stayed 1 night in March 2016

              Stylezizah”

              aircon...view....bedding

              So so ...okay ..

              Reviewed March 28, 2016

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