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A Glum Look At Orchard Parade Hotel

After checking out from Orchard Hotel, the four of us pulled our luggage bags to the hotel opposite.. Orchard Parade Hotel! We really had a good laugh over the bookings of the hotels, thanks to me! hahahaaa... I didn't know they are just opposite one another...

By the time we checked in, it was almost one.. but we were told to wait till 2pm... told the receptionist that my son was not feeling well, couldn't she get me a room to check in first?  NO, we had to wait.. she said.. ok, next time no more staying here..  
so.... to pass the time, we walked here and there...
the lobby...
 the two blues.....
While waiting for the rooms to be ready, we walked around...
and a thought came to my mind..
We can start planning for a Mauritius Holiday next year..
It will be a different holiday altogether!
another in-blue joined me...
see.... this is evidence...
he was really feeling not so well that day..
the receptionist ought to give us a room, right?
don't tell me ALL the superior rooms were fully booked??
Well... what can the guests do?? 
Give a Glum Look! 

Comments

  1. Is bad la.. They actually can get you to their lounge for a rest d.. Is bad just to let you wait at lobby..

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  2. Is this a new hotel? Why the big flower bouquets behind you?

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  3. Eunice: due to my inexpertise, I will rate it 3/5 for the room, service is 3/10 ...


    nikel: no difference.. just have to wait..


    charmaine: there is a new restaurant there..

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  4. Former Ming Court Hotel (The KL one is now Corus)...was around when I was there in 1973. Orchard is a bit newer...but also old. How much one night?

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  5. The name of both hotel looks almost similar. Are they sister hotel? Anyway, nice hotel.

    Oh!...gonna wish you & family a very Prosperous Happy New Year 2012.

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  6. Claire, why check out and check in in the same area again?

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  7. stp: er.. that one is RM590 if not mistaken..


    irene: Thanks.. I wish you Happy New Year too!


    chinnee: at first thought of booking one night only.. then changed mind.. wanted to try another hotel..


    kathy: if forget, ask me first.. if u remember.. hahaha..

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  8. looks ike a nice hotel, though.

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  9. Oh no.....fall sick while holidaying...better bring him to see doctor.

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  10. It's a nice hotel. Give it another chance and be understanding. They probably didn't have a room at that hour because it's peak seasons especially in the NOV to DEC period. Do try their pizzas, very yummy! Happy New Year to you and your loved ones.

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  11. It's a nice hotel. Give it another chance and be understanding. They probably didn't have a room at that hour because it's peak seasons especially in the NOV to DEC period. Do try their pizzas, very yummy! Happy New Year to you and your loved ones.

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  12. In Singapore, everything is NEW New New, not new, people don't like.

    That is why they pull down buildings even when they are still good.

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  13. You match the tree, but you are prettier than it is!!! Your poor son, what is wrong with him? Maybe they were waiting for someone to check out, they must have been full??

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  14. hahaha U wanted to try a different hotel but it's jes right opposite. Hope u got a different view. :)
    So pitiful to be sick while travelling.

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