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The Hive Backpackers Hostel

624 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218223, Singapore
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Ranked #61 of 183 Specialty lodging in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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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Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stayed here for 3 days (paid for 4 nights to reserve a bed during my late check-in- they weren't full when I checked-in so I was surprised they didn't deduct the 1 night fee unlike in other hostels). The signage was dull. Even cab drivers had hard time finding the place unless you tell them it's located in the intersection... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

we stayed for 4 night (20-24 may) 4 person, good staff, near MRT station boon keng ,easy to make reservation, can pay cash or credit card, fortunetly we havn't problem when we stay,cheapest + free breakfast :) we happy overall

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Biarritz, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed at the Hive Backpackers Hostel in Singapore for 3 nights and well, to be honest, do not expect more than what you pay for ! We stayed in a dorm, it was all right (12 beds in the room) and luckily it had A/C. To me there is not enough showers (2 for 12 people) but they are... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Stayed here recently (May 5) for 2 nights. The location is easy to find since it is along the road and only a few minutes walk from Boon Keng MRT station. Lots of cheap places to eat nearby even at night. Traveled with my family (3 members) and we stayed in a 4 bedded private room with window- Rose. There... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Just got back from singapore after staying at this hostel for 3 nights, at the first night it was good staying at this hostel but after the second night the aircon went down and the staff didn't do anything!! untill i checked out!! besides that so far so good the room and bathroom was clean and make sure you choose... More

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Address: 624 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218223, Singapore
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Location: Singapore > Singapore
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Before we tell you more about us, we have to tell you these:_________________________________________________FREE WiFi - Connections are strong and stable in all corners of The HiveFREE Breakfast - Unlimited Toast, jam spread, milk, and cerealsFREE Coffee & Tea Whole day – a way to say “Thank you” to our guestsLESS than five minutes walk to nearest MRT stationCOMPETITIVE rates – beating off many competitionsFamily / Group FRIENDLY – with so many dorm configurations, you’ll find something just for youTV ROOM WITH CABLE TV – if you like to stay in, you can enjoy HBO movies, basketball, football, Formula One, Tennis and moreXBOX KINECT & Board games – more to do if you want to stay away from the scorching sunSPACIOUS LOUNGE – what many hostels are unable to provide, we have a huge lounge just for everythingBranded SEA HORSE Mattress – providing you a good quality and comfortable mattress......and lots more for you to experience when you stay at The Hive.Established since Feb 2005, The Hive is one of the pioneer hostels in Singapore. We enjoyed a long history of providing our guests with affordable accommodation and excellent service. With such a rich history behind us, there is only one characteristic about us: CHANGE. The Hive is always improving to provide better for our guests and our guests’ feedbacks are our best testimonials. Located in the centre of Singapore, we are every reason a traveller should stay with us. Boon Keng MRT Station, which is just less than five minutes away from our hostel, has a direct train to most tourist attractions. We have a more welcoming atmosphere, communal lounge great for interaction, cable channels offering The Premier League, Champions League, F1, tennis - something the hotels are lacking.Surely the next best alternative to hotels???When you are travelling for months on a stretch, it certainly helps when you can save a few dollars here and there. We believe The Hive can give you good value for less money. The Hive is just the place for a family/group stay-over. Groupacking...why travel in pairs when it's much more fun in groups?Start packing for your next grouppacking trip! ... more   less 
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