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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 #107 of 183 Specialty lodging in Singapore
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3 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are better options even when you are on a small budget. The staff is not very helpful and rude. The bar belonging to the hostel is shady filled with women trying to get you to buy LDs. If i wanted to go to Thailand i would have gone. Oh and the shower and the toilet are the same room.

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Cumbria
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Easy to find from the MRT, but the airport transfer bus drops you right outside for $9 per person. Easy to get into the city- a short walk. Bedroom was clean, bathrooms were toilet/shower in one- not great. Out room did have aircon- Bonus in the heat. We weren't in there much, but I don't know if I would go... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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