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Matchbox The Concept Hostel

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39 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069716, Singapore
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Edmonton, Alberta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked this spot for the location especially. Being that I had no reference point of Singapore, it was a great location that gives direct access to Chinatown and the commerce district. Plenty of things are within walking distance. I felt safe and the hostel was clean. It didn't seem like a usual hostel.

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location: famous local eatery close by, china town close by, "central business district" (CBD) as well as night life close enough. Good place: wifi, spaciousness of room (common space), big lounging room, etc.

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here in August 2015 whilst travelling around Indonesia with 2 friends and this was the first time I have ever stayed in a hostel. We stayed in the Flamenco room on the ground floor which is a female only room (I believe they have a male only room and also mixed rooms). The pods were decent, you got... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Matchbox the concept hostel um... I like this place. It's easy to go china town, near rad dot museum, comfortable,...etc. Oh good for backpackers. :) See you again! Matchbox the concept hostel, Singapore:)

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Matchbox is a totally awesome place to stay in Singapore, if you're on a budget! It's right smack in a great lively area. Plenty to see while walking around. This was also my first time staying in a pod/capsule hotel and I absolutely loved it! So cosy! It was like your own little cave. Been back again and still did... More 

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Birmingham
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I Stayed at the matchbox for 2 nights. It was just what i needed. Its right near all the food courts and the station. Staff are all very friendly and they are very hot on cleanliness.You get juice,coffee toast and cereal in the morning just to get you going but there is a fridge to put your food in.

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Manila, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We really had a great stay in Matchbox the Concept Hostel. We will definitely go back in Singapore and will still choose the hostel. Hopefully this year. It was really a memorable experience. Thank you!

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København S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I've been here a couple of times and I keep coming back. Its not perfect, lots of little things could be better (the bathrooms are somehow awkward, the 'kitchen' is a bit of a joke etc. BUT I sleep well. I somehow feel really relaxed there. Next time I go to singapore, I'll probably book there again.

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MatchboxTheConcept, Manager at Matchbox The Concept Hostel, responded to this review

Hi paul_strohmeier Thank you for your kind review! We are happy to hear that we are still be your choice of accommodation for your future trips to Singapore! We are glad you've enjoyed your stay with us at Matchbox! It is our pleasure to provide our guests with a wonderful experience to stay with us! We hope to see you... More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

You can't beat this hostel for the price and the location. The plywood pods provide a respite of privacy and are ample for the modest in size. Bigger people might feel cramped here. That said, the facility itself seems to have been neglected. Lightbulbs were burnt out, a lovely creative concept of a drawing pad for guest comments remained, filled... More 

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MatchboxTheConcept, Manager at Matchbox The Concept Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Chilidog907 Thank you for your well-received feedback! We have noted down on the few areas you have mentioned, that would need maintenance, and will take further actions to better maintain our hostel facilities. Nevertheless, we are glad you've enjoyed your stay with us at Matchbox! It is our pleasure to provide our guests with a wonderful experience to stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Hostel in a great location for nearby bars on club street. Hostel is really clean, nice shower area. We stayed in the double bed room (two cabins). Actually slightly bigger than expected and despite it being two separate beds its fine for couples if you don't mind being separated at bed time for a few days!

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MatchboxTheConcept, Manager at Matchbox The Concept Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Nathan W Thank you for your kind review! We are really glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us at Matchbox! It is our pleasure to provide our guests with a wonderful stay with us at Matchbox and let everyone feel at home! We hope to be able to host you again on your next visit to Singapore! Take... More 

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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.
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