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Backpackers Inn Chinatown

27-30A Mosque St | Chinatown, Singapore 059508, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cashmere
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Left the wink hostel up the street because they were booked fully my second night, ended up here. Wow this was one of the most crowded and cramped hostels I've been in. The air conditioning worked good so I slept good my one night here but it felt like I was in some kind of horder house. And it also... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The price wasnt too great, but it is Singapore. The hostel is pretty clean and the staff are neither really good or bad, just there to check you in really. It is located in the middle of the tourist district in China town, so there are plenty of places to eat nearby. It was an okay stay, but I think... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

it is really terrible !!!! the smell ,the environment and so on ,the room is extremely small just have a bed and a small cabinet without washroom because i really do not like the shared one. The hotel never provide toilet requisite,so you have to buy outside. it is duty and dark. For me ,it is disgusting .

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I wouldn't book this hostel anymore in the future. I booked a room for 2 persons. But the room was extremely narrow, not even 2 persons were able to stand in the room. The room had no windows and no fresh air, so it was hot and not ventilated. The was a shared bathroom in the first floor and also... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Pros: Great central location, clean beds, good transport options, no traffic noise. Mediocre: 90% of the cupboards have broken locks, kitchen area is cluttered, bathrooms are pretty standard S/E Asia fare. There is a computer for use, if you're not travelling with something to pick up their wifi on. Cons: No walls, just curtains between the 'dorm rooms', so it's... More

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Jimbaran, Indonesia
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We stay at the Backpackers Inn Chinatown recently at January 18 - 20, 2014. Overall our stay was quite good, we book a double room. Of course you couldn't expect too much from a backpacker hotel. but for as a backpacker hotel it was quite good. pros : + good location, in the central of Chinatown + Close to MRT... More

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Bacolod, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Of course since its a hostel you really cant expect much on space however its a good hotel. There are a lot of appliances (e.g. microwave, hot and cold drinking water dispenser) to use. There are 2 PCs also that you can use to browse the Internet and there's a free WiFi for everybody. The hostel is located in Chinatown... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Dirty, 50 people in the same room, noisy and kitchen in the same room as your bed. This is how is the backpack... I booked 2 nigths overthere, first thing i did when i woke up wa to cancel the second one. this is the worst backpack i ve never had

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

It's very clean. Washing facilities are clean but they don't work particularly well so you're better off washing them yourself in the sink. The twin room has no space to even move around, so if possible, get a double room if you're with a mate. Maxwell food centre is about 5 minutes walk down the street, so food is always... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We have choosen this hostel because of the price and location. But unfortunately I did not expect that the 3persons room will be only 8m2, so there was no place for our suitcases. and there is NO window in room! At least there is a free washing mashine on the corridor. And do not expect too much from be bathroom... More

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Also Known As:
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Address: 27-30A Mosque St | Chinatown, Singapore 059508, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
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Ranked #108 of 179 Specialty lodging in Singapore
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