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Backpackers Inn Chinatown

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   27-30A Mosque St | Chinatown, Singapore 059508, Singapore
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Ranked #105 of 183 Specialty lodging in Singapore
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days 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 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cheap and Friendly Filipino staff. The place is just to good for a short stay in Singapore. They have a water dispenser and high speed wifi. Place is also secure. I'll recommend this to my friends. It's also near to MRT/LRT station. Just a walking distance.

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easy to access, great location, near MRT station, food stall, stairs are too steep for carrying big luggage, bathroom are okay, showers working good, wifi not working, public internet are okay, bed and linens are fine, clean enough, too dark even when the lights in. Overall, it's good for budget travelllers who need a place to sleep only.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the worst hostel we ever stayed considering we have traveled to almost 60 countries so far. This is the most expensive hostel we ever stayed in southeast Asia. Location is good, this is the one good thing I can say. It is 5mins walk from the metro station. The check-in office is so small and crowed, two of... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For my very own experience as a first timer, except for the good location & the room is quite ok & the unlimited free wifi. Other things such as the environment is not that good because there are some pubs downstairs which is very noisy at night. When comes to night time, there will some local & non local male... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The trip was late in 2012.I was tricked into this hostel by listening to a `typical Singaporean`.Everything is mad about this hostel.You will be crazy to enter and made insane by the time you leave.The staff are not real Singaporeans for the first thing and so they even let out their rooms to the all the So called English Speaking... More

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Biella, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Pretty good hostel, a bit narrow maybe but filled with all that one may need. Kitchen is reasonably tidy and clean, toilets/showers are spacious and comfortable. Very good place for such a price, free wi-fi (unlimited), air conditioner, quite atmosphere, fresh, safe and generally clean. Beds are made-up (a blanket is what you only need in Singapore) and give you... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Stayed here a few nights and found the place to be fine for a short stay. The room was very small but the again, all I was looking for was a bed. It was clean and safe and the communal washing area was tidy too. A good, cheap (on a very expensive location) alternative.

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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 March 21, 2014

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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15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

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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Address: 27-30A Mosque St | Chinatown, Singapore 059508, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Inn Chinatown 2*
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