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Pillow.Talk Backpacker's Hostel

5 Hamilton Road, Singapore 209177, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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 of 5 stars
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Butuan, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Warm friendly staff is the highlight of our stay in this hostel. Despite shared bedroom and bathroom, we were able to have a comfortable stay in this hostel. I Would recommend a shoe rack to place and organize our shoes so it wouldn't be crowded to look at. Good job Iku and Vicente!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The staff is what made this place great!!! They were always around to help or just hang out. Lots of laughs! Great location and the outdoor cafe across the street is open 24 hours which is great with flights coming in at all times. Prices are pretty good also. The a/c was really needed at night so that was a... More

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Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Although the rooms are separated by curtains, it wasn't noisy and we could sleep well at night. The hostel wasn't fully booked during our stay there, hence we didn't have to wait to use the toilet. Most of the time, the communal area was also empty. The only downside was not to have A/C during the day, if we chose... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

The staff were the highlight of the place; very friendly and REAL, not artificial! Good location, quiet-time followed, which was fantastic because you can actually get some sleep. Will visit again! It was quite solid and has a good cafeteria to eat at across the road, as well as being close to Little India.

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Medan, Indonesia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Stay in this Pillow talk hostel is a fun and exciting experience. We got a sheet of rules upon check-in and immediately knew that everyone has obeyed well. We are so happy that we can met new friends and share experiences. It is strategically located, very close to the bus stop and MRT station. The price is also can't be... More

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Venice, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This hostel has positives and negatives. It is one big room that is divided by curtains, into 3 12-dorm bedrooms. The rules of the hostel are well respected and there is air-conditioning all night long, which is great because Singapore is very warm and humid. To be in Asia it's quite pricey, but keep in mind Singapore is expensive. Nice... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

for me this dorm is good enough. we took female dorm there. The staff also kind and always help us when we need help. thank you for the hospitality :) for u who want to stay in Singapore just take Pillow Talk to stay

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

My boyfriend and I booked this hostel after reading many positive reviews online, so what we got was a bit of a shock. I will start by saying that the staff is very friendly and the location is good, five minutes to Lavender MRT stop, but these points did not give it enough merit in my opinion. As other reviews... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

Vicente and the rest of the staff always makes you feel like home. The hostel is very clean, well ubicated. Everybody is very friendly and its perfect to make some good friends. For its price definetly the best hostel in the city

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

I booked a bunk for 2 nights and I must say after staying in other backpackers in Singapore prior to Pillow.Talk hostel, I find that I'm most comfortable with the washroom in this hostel. The washroom in 2-in-1 in which there's shower and toilet bowl in the same room. The bed is comfortable and I can sleep the whole night... More

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Address: 5 Hamilton Road, Singapore 209177, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
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Pillow.Talk Back Packer's Hostel=========== A hostel by avid backpackers, we seek to touch and inspire fellow backpackers, in our own ways, when our paths crossed. If you share the hunger to live life to the fullest and to immerse yourself in this world crammed with wonders, if you share our above thoughts and feelings, come to our hostel, your perfect channel for strangers' paths to cross and become friends.The information solid, the people so true, the thought to travel is endlessly inspiring.Pillow Chambers=============Our bunks are specially designed and separated by dreamy drapes to giving relax and comfy sensation. We aim to provide both privacy and an option for interaction too! Coming in as groupies? Our bunks layout can be alter to suit your needs. Relax & Chill=============Our communal area is filled with rugs and colored cushions, giving visions of the most laid-back mood that you are looking for, with a homely touch. Come stay with us, and experience the exclusivity yourself! Value - Added Services =========== * Morning Breakfast * Iron and Ironing Board * Hair Dryer * Travel Magazines ** Lockers * Books * DVDs * Games * Check-Out Day Luggage Storage ** PC/Internet Access * Wireless * Tourist Maps * Nominal Fees Services======== * Towel Rental SGD$2 * Adaptor SGD$3 * Laundry Services SGD$3 * Dryer SGD$3 ** Black and White Printing Services SGD0.20 * Airport Transfer SGD$8 * * Bicycle Rental SGD$15/Day * Location========A historical white shop house situated in the Backpacker's Region in Central Singapore, We are located at 5 Hamilton Road with just 5-10 minutes walk to:1. Lavender MRT2. Bus Interchange to Malaysia3. Multi-purpose sports complex and swimming pool4. 24-Hour Coffee Shops5. 24-Hour Convenient Shop6. Little India and 24-Hour Mustafa Shopping Centre7. City Square shopping mall And a short bus/train ride to Marina Bay Casino, Clark Quay-Singapore River, Orchard Road and many tourist attractions in Singapore. Additional Information =========== • Pillow.Talk reserves the right to decline guests whom are deemed unsuitable for Hostel Environment• Minimum age: above 12 years • Latest check-out time 1200 / Earliest check-in time 1400 • Please indicate arrival timing, reservations will be released 2 hours after check in time or arrival time given • If guests arrive after reception opening hours, please ring the bell or contact PIC as found in door sign• Main lights out in dorm at 2300 daily. Individual night lights available after lights out • Full payment upon check in by cash only ... more   less 
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