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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're staying in Singapore for a couple of nights, this hostel is ideal! The location is perfect, both nights we ate fresh Chinese food from the food market just around the corner. The MRT was around 7 minutes walk away. Marina Bay was a nice walking distance, The staff really made this hostel a special stay for us. They... More

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of days while going around Singapore. I must say, the place is really ideal in terms of location since it's just a few meters away from Chinatown. The only problem we encountered is that it's a bit difficult to locate considering it's located at the tip of the street. My favorite is the massage chair.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is really great. There are a lot of cafè near thia area on the night. Surrounded by the east meet west archietecture, this place is very chic and convinience place to stay.. The minus will be.. this place is a bit fas from mrt chinatown.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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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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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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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
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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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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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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
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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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Address: 39 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069716, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
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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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