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Wink Hostel

2.0 of 5 8A Mosque Street, Singapore 059488, Singapore
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Do you know something guys, a place for stay in singapore is quiet expensive. For the hotel actually you must pay mostly above 100$. Actually i never thougt that i will ever stay in hostel. But when i visit this hostel, i just feel comfort with this hostel, i feel like at home. The ambience, the helpfull staff, the price,... More 

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cb h, Owner at Wink Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Kevin Y, Thank you for your warm feedback! We are heartened (and a little blushing proud) that you have come back several times and have these generous comments to share. Great motivation and encouragement to the team! We'd keep trying hard and hope not to disappoint you.... visit us soon and test us out again! More 

Montreux, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chose this place because I have never stayed in a "capsule hotel" before. Was a really different experience and pretty good one as well. Public areas were clean, as well as the "capsule" itself. Price is appropriate, considering how clean and organized the place was. Although my room could have been shared by up to 8 girls (in 8 different... More 

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cb h, Owner at Wink Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Ulka M, Delighted you chose Wink to test out the concept pods hostel we pioneered a few years ago (and kept tweaking)! Great it looked to have been a decent experience. Thanks for your kind words! Actually each room is a little different on account that we are housed in 3 units of heritage conserved shop-houses put together, each... More 

South East Asia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have really big capsule beds and it was so comfortable I didn't even feel that I am in a hostel. The place is very clean (it's Singapore so I am expecting it) and the staff is well versed both in English and Mandarin. Must stay but quite pricey compared to the other places that offer the same value. Nevertheless,stay... More 

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San Diego, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to Singapore for Chinese New Year 2015. We had a group of 5, and we requested our own private room. I booked several months in advance, and each interaction with the Wink Hostel staff via e-mail was pleasant. They were extremely prompt about returning e-mails, and making sure everything was in order for our stay. Throughout the stay,... More 

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cb h, Owner at Wink Hostel, responded to this review

Hi hammy5052015, Many thanks for your kind and detailed comments! We enjoyed hosting you and tour friends and are very pleased you had a decent stay. Your FYI points are well taken. We made these points on some sites but probably can be clearer and more explicit. We'd certainly re-look at emphasizing these points after your feedback. Happy Lunar New... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Being in downtown Chinatown was a great central location for touring Singapore. The staff was very friendly and happy to help out with any questions. The space was clean, organized, and pretty much perfect for a weekend exploring the area.

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cb h, Owner at Wink Hostel, responded to this review

Hi mark K, We appreciate that you are taking time to share your kind comments! Glad you had a decent experience at Wink. Please visit us again soon! Safe travels. More 

Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there for 3 nights after arriving from Lisbon. The hostel was very good and clean. Good amount of bathrooms and showers. The staff was very helpfull. Nice breakfast. Good location, in Chinatown and near the subway. Would stay there again.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location: 3-5 minute walk to a Chinatown MRT station, which is close to most things you might want to do in Singapore. Also close to Chinatown itself and 2 major hawker centres (Maxwell, Lau Pa Sat) to fulfill your local cravings, in addition to other sights such as temples. Facilities: plenty of shower stalls and toilets. Never had to wait... More 

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cb h, Owner at Wink Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Robert M, Thanks for your kind feedback. We appreciate the succinct list of amenities/points you shared and also the many pics you posted! I'd certainly share your encouraging remark about our 24 hour service. This is a little of a struggle for us given Singapore's tight labour market and the strain of night shift duties. We are keen on... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Wink Hostel for 1 night on the 12th February, after flying in from Brisbane and only having one day in Singapore we were absolutely exhausted. The staff at Wink all spoke very good English, helped us with a map, had a tourist company bring over tickets for the Zoo, headed us in the best direction for food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 4 nights at wink hostel and i thought it was great choice. This hostel was very good as to Chinatown. There was near MRT chinatown station. It was very convenient. The famous restaurant was much in Chinatown. Moreover the access to some of the foremost tourist attractions was very near. I walked until Clark Quay and it seemed... More 

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cb h, Owner at Wink Hostel, responded to this review

Hi rosannehan, Thanks for staying at Wink and now sharing the experience here. We are grateful for your generous comments! Yes, we are fortunate to be located near quite a few attractions. For guests who do not mind walking, you can easily spend quite a few days just exploring the near-abouts by foot. The 2 MRT lines intersecting at our... More 

Phuket, Thailand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location next to mrt, very clean,male and femal shower and toilet seperated with hairdryer included.confortable mattress and pillow air con very cosy room in quiet area, although the busy Chinatown is just down the road.Nice kitchen with complete breakfast including cereals, bread jam butterorange juice and fresh fruits. Microwave, hoven,fridge available as well.

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cb h, Owner at Wink Hostel, responded to this review

Hi yellowboxfish83, We are very impressed with your comprehensive listing of the Wink attributes and all in tight and economic language and space! Many thanks for sharing these points. Yes, please come again (in response to your subject line)! We'd love to host you again and let you experience and test us out again. Now that you know us, just... More 

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Address: 8A Mosque Street, Singapore 059488, Singapore
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Location: Singapore > Singapore > Chinatown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Wink Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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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.