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Backpackers Inn Chinatown

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   27-30A Mosque St | Chinatown, Singapore 059508, Singapore
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is time and money saving to travel by mrt. It is close to mrt. Room is clean and quiet. WiFi and pc are free for us. Simple cooking kit, washing machine and dryer are available. So good for long trip travellers. Feeling welcomed as home. Reasonable price.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually never book in advance because we want to check the mattresses for bedbugs. This time we had friends staying at the hostel dorm and they said it was fine so we payed for two nights and checked in (22 /per night/per person) The dorm rooms are tiny and there are beds even in the kitchen. We only checked... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is a good location to live in but there are many other hostels around with the same price range. we booked to beds and they ended up putting us in the kitchen. there are no walls in general in this hostel, everything is separated by curtains. very noisy, not clean and smelly hostel not to add the staff were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Great location for a short say in Singapore. Bedrooms are simple, but there is good internet connetion and the staff is very friendly. I would like to add that the staff take care of our luggage on our last day (free of charge) and also we could take a shower before going to the airport.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It costs 16euros/person per night for a 3-pax room ... So actually its really expensive !! But its inside Chinatown, the accomodations there (Wifi, washing machine, water, AC, ...) are included in the price, so its really cool ! It is inside chinatown, the MRT is 5 min away, so its really convenient for travelers ! The room is really... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Actually I stayed twice at this place...and both times were odd.I thought I would give a benefit of doubt.However let you as reader evaluate. 1) the staff take scans of your passport( is this normal?Other places do not, just writing down the number 2) the prices are not low.At this price even nearby there are better places. 3) No Breakfast.Other... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is a pretty late review. My room was small but I had all I needed for my stay. Although, bathroom and kitchen facilities were shared but it was not a big issue since I spent the whole day outside the hostel with friends. So the hostel was just for sleeping and shower. What I really liked about this place... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We have stayed a dorm 06 beds in Aug for 4 nights stay. At the 1st night, I have bitten by bugs that was taken photos. That was really awful and very itched. I did complained with the receptionist and they promised to clean more carefully. But We couldn't have good sleep later since worry about that happened. They requested... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It was my first time in Singapore and I'm delighted to have chosen this place to spend two nights with my wife. Few minutes walk to Downtown and Marina Bay Sands. Friendly staff, clean room, AC, decent toilets and fast Wi-Fi. As I'm coming back to Singapore to fly, I re-booked with them. Just love them!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Decent price for Singapore. Air conditioning in the bed room, free water refill, free laundry, TV, great location. Bathrooms are ok, customer service is alright. Rooms were clean, beds had a little night light, which is great for reading

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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*
Number of rooms: 13
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Chinatown
Chinatown is a classic combination of colorful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.