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The Hive Backpackers Hostel

624 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218223, Singapore
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Ranked #63 of 183 Specialty Lodging in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it was my first time to visit Singapore for short trip and I do really enjoy it. The rooms are clean and shower also. the staff are super friendly and informative special thanks to Yong Jie, Abhee and Hui Qing. I like the simple breakfast and the blackboard which is provided in the lobby area where the guest could right... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff was superfriendly, very organised in explaining everything and so helpful (when we couldn't get the TV to work or when we wanted to know where to take a bus)! Very clean rooms and showers, fast wifi, metro station nearby and free breakfast (with milk and peanutbutter!). We enjoyed our stay and are impressed by the organization, first time... More

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ETHANLINWK, Owner at The Hive Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words! We look forward to host you again! More

Melksham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Very hot, luckily we had aircon in our room, make sure you do! Fabulous staff, great breakfast you can have as much as you want, clean, we stayed a couple times once in a 8 dorn room and then in a double room by ourselves. only downside was the bathroom - it wasn't the cleanest and had a bit... More

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ETHANLINWK, Owner at The Hive Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Kat, thank you very much for your comments! We have a cleaner who works only in the day, but we are making arrangements for a cleaner in the night as well. Look forward to hear from you again! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I worked in Singapore for seven months at an English language school, and stayed at this hostel for six of those months. The staff are friendly, the rate is cheap (Singapore is notoriously expensive for accomodation), and the free western style breakfast is available. Computers with internet are free, the television room has video games, and you can also do... More

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ETHANLINWK, Owner at The Hive Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Graeme! How ya doing? Thank you for your kind comments! Do drop by Singapore again! Tip: Lavender is not the large quiet mixed dorm HAHA! More

Duluth, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The Hive is pretty well set up - cool common room and decent bathroom setup and ok but crowded large dorm rooms. However, be aware that this isn't your typical hostel filled with young travelers. In my dorm room, ~50% of guests were men well past 40, many of whom appeared to have been living in the dorm for a... More

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ETHANLINWK, Owner at The Hive Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Pat! Thank you for your comments . We welcome everyone to stay with us and usually, we do not control what they do in the dorm. But if you like to change to another dorm with a different mixed of occupants, we would gladly help you. We will work on the areas you have commented and we hope to... More

Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The rooms are just enough for sleeping, I just find it a little hassle crossing doors going to the kitchen and common area. The front desk guys are cute! :) Close to hospital and kinda close to MTR station. Still have to walk 5-10 minutes. Close to Mustafa Center. Looks safe but the most common attractions are quite far. Overall,... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I stayed here for one night on a 22 hour stopover. It seems like most accommodation in Singapore is expensive. This hostel was the cheapest that I could find in a hurry and I was quite pleased with it. It was easily enough to get to via train from the airport (the hostel provided good directions on their website). The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

The staff was very helpful, the location not bad with a great connection with the MRT, and the price was very nice for being Singapore. There was breakfast included, good wifi and free coffee all day long. Probably one of the best hostels i have been in south east asia. If i ever go back to singapore, i know were... More

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Caloocan, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights on 6-female dorm. PROs (1) staffs are friendly and accommodating (2) very near Boon Keng MRT station and one SBS bus transit station (3) free breakfast from 7:30-10:30 (4) free wifi with strong signal (since my room is in the 1st floor near the reception area). My complaints are: (1) AC in our room is so... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The receptionists are very helpful and polite. The place is quite close to the MRT station. Clean bath rooms. The entertainment room is quite good. I will be back to this hostel next time in Singapore. Thumbs up guys!

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Address: 624 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218223, Singapore
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Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 86
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