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Matchbox The Concept Hostel

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39 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069716, Singapore
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location (Chinatown in one direction, CBD in the other). But more of a traditional hostel than we thought. Simple standards, not very clean, loud roommates etc. Great for backpackers I am sure, but not for a +40 couple.

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

Hi Style-International, Thank you for your feedback! We apologize for not meeting your expectations. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again soon! Cheers, The Management of Matchbox More 

Batam, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I suggest you to stay at this hostel, if you want to find a cheap hostel, but clean, comfortable and located in the city center. They have free WIFI, Clean room, clean bathroom, you can also get relaxation on your body & toe after you spent a whole day walking around the city, because they have the Massage chair and... More 

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

Hi Rose S, Thank you for your kind review! We are extremely glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, The Management of Matchbox More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I found the staff amazing and it had a nice friendly vibe, there were a few things that made me move to another hostel after one nights stay. The bathrooms are downstairs and for females wondering around the hostel in a towel it's not ideal! There are lockers but not big enough to put your rucksack in, so everyone... More 

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

Hi Travellersar, Thank you for staying with us at Matchbox and thank you for your feedback. It is our utmost pleasure and duty to provide an excellent service for you and all of our guests. Our bedsheets are changed daily by our housekeepers after guests have checked out. Hence, we can assure you that beds for all check-in guests have... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is in Chinatown, very close to the train station and many street food can be found around. The staff also very friendly. One of the hostel facilities that I love the most was the massage chair.

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

Hi Dwiyana, Thank you for your kind review! We enjoyed our time hosting you too! Do come back soon to enjoy more of our services and our massage chair yeah? Hehe! :p Take care and see you again soon! Cheers, The Management of Matchbox More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for staying in Chinatown and not loud since it's at the end of Ann Siang street. No real communal space so no good way to meet other travelers. Good value for the money if you want a little private space.

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

Hi Kieran, Thank you for your review! The communal spaces that we provide are our Airwell (the room on the first floor with the massage chair), as well as, our Loft (the entertainment room on the third floor with the TV). Feel free to check them out the next time you are back at our hostel. :) Nevertheless, if you... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hostel is in great location near from Chinatown MRT. What i really like about this hostel was the staff, they were very friendly. The dorm have space but locker is not enough for luggage (especially if you have large luggage) but you can put it at some space in the room. A bit disappointed with this hostel was the... More 

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

Hi Heeca, We are already working with the housekeeping company on the cleanliness issue. As for the breakfast, we apologize that it might have ran out by the time you wanted to have it for breakfast. We will do our best to check more frequently to ensure there is sufficient stock placed out. Thank you for informing us and thank... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Very close to the train station, well located, the place has many restaurants around and China town is on foot distance. A little bit expensive though, for what they offer, but Singapore is an expensive city, so you get what you paid for, don't expect much!

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

Hi Toizin, Thank you for your review! Hope to see you again soon! :) Cheers, The Management of Matchbox More 

Shanghai Region, China
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I like Matchbox The Concept Hostel! It is clean, comfortable and great location. That is club street just out from hostel, and walking distance to Chinatown thus a lot of nice foods, nightlife. Highly recommend.

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

Hi klvn_tee, We like hosting you too! Thank you for your review and for highly recommending us! :) See you again soon! Travel safe! Cheers, The Management of Matchbox More 

London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Great location right by doorstep of Chinatown and Club St for food, nightlife, and sights. Pods are comfortable and bathrooms are clean. Staff are friendly and happy to make recommendations on sights in Singapore

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

Hi Geddit2, Thank you for your kind review! It is our pleasure to provide you with recommendations on sights in Singapore and to serve you! Hope to see you again soon! Take care! Cheers, The Management of Matchbox More 

Moscow, Russia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I really like this MatchboxHostel! It is cleaner and comfortable, also helpful administrators..waiting for me until 01/00 am! Good breakfast ! Good location ! in the centre Chinatown...Thanks a lot! ;)

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

Hi Maria, Thank you for your review! We are very happy to know that you like staying in our hostel! You are a wonderful guest and we enjoyed hosting you too! Hope to see you again soon! :) Cheers, The Management of Matchbox More 

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