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Matchbox The Concept Hostel

39 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069716, Singapore
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Ranked #19 of 183 Specialty lodging in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014
oggy101 Brighton, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I only had this hostels as a 24hr stop over but the staff were friendly and helped me out when I needed to get some photos done for a visa. The hostel itself is clean and well maintained giving a fresh look to it. I don't think I could stay that many days more as it doesn't have the best... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Had a good experience staying here, staff more than happy to help within the hostel and offer advice on what to check out in Singapore. Very clean. 8 showers and 4 toilets so you didn't have to wait. Nice social area in the loft with big TV, Dvds etc. Main dorm was nice, cool with fans and A/C to combat... More

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Beijing, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Stayed here for three weeks during an internship. Matchbox's staff were very accommodating towards my needs (I had to store a large golf set in their staff room for the entire stay!) and the hostel's location is perfect for quick access to Chinatown, Maxwell, and Tanjong Pagar. If there are any small suggestions for improvement, I would only say that... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

If you're looking for a budget hostel (solo or biz trip) to stay then this is the place. Within 10mins walk to 2 different lines of MRT. One of them is located in Chinatown (Purple) while the other is at Tanjong Pagar (Green). I was greeted by friendly and helpful staffs and they even show us what we can do... More

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Abuja, Nigeria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Beginning with the best part, Matchbox's staff is incredible. They're attentive, accommodating, and very friendly. They handed me a map upon check in that was marked with nearby sights and even recommended stalls in the nearby hawker markets. The location was also great: it's easy to get on the EW line to the airport, and to get around for food... More

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Nice clean place and a super friendly staff that can help with almost everything! The location is good and about 7 min walk to 2 different metro stations. The box concept gives you more privacy which I'm a big fan of. The downside was my mattress which was really worn out and flat in the middle and that they only... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Spent a few times in this hostel based in heritage shophouse perfectly located in the heart of the city near to Tanjong Pagar MRT and within very short walking distances of all kinds of eateries. I valued very much the assistance and flexibility of the management, as well as the clean and neat rooms, bathrooms and all common areas. Would... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Matchbox is an excellent hostel, in line with the latest and newest hostels one can find in Hong Kong, Singapore and other cities. The bed is comfortable, not too hard so can sleep, and the "box style" give some extra privacy. There's plenty of space and a surprising set of two massage chairs, first time have seen that in a... More

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Medan, Indonesia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Good location - centrally located between two MRT stations. Very near with food centre and pub is only walk away. Nice and friendly staff. But the most important thing is the hostel is clean. Love to visit again. Cheers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

The location is perfect. On one corner a lovely neighbourhood food court of 40 odf choices. The other has some of the best quaint eateries in Singapore. 2 mrt train station within walking distance. Great management at the hostel who even helped me plan a last minute trip to Indonesia's Batam island. Great place people. Ps love the oddity of... More

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Address: 39 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069716, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Conveniently located in Chinatown and a few train stops away from the city, Matchbox is a pod hostel which offers the best of Singapore. Surrounded by cafés, restaurants, bars and chic retail shops, you won't have to go far from the hostel to find what you’re looking for. Enjoy free-flow of coffee, tea and all-day breakfast with fellow guests along with other freebies with your stay.Our team will be happy to provide you with maps and information and tips on where to go in Singapore. We look forward to welcoming you to Matchbox The Concept Hostel, Singapore! ... more   less 
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