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2.0 of 5 Capsule Hotel   |   8A Mosque Street, Singapore 059488, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Madamchu Bangkok, Thailand
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    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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    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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Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really like this place!! They have mixed dorm, male dorm and female dorm. Also there are separate shower room and toilet for male and female. There are 6-8 beds per dorm. I got a bed in a 8-dorm. I found the bed was so comfy, there is a personal reading light in each pod, there is a little space... More

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

Hi Madamchu, Thanks for giving Wink the chance to host you for your very first hostelling experience! Great it worked out (whew..)! Thanks too for your generous comments and pics on some of our features. Come back soon to try some of our other rooms. Safe travels and see you shortly! More

New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Singapore is expensive. We should not have gone for 3 nights and neither should you if you can't afford the Wink, because the cheaper places to stay are dirty! Wink was really clean. We wanted a private room (me and my boyfriend) but they only offered dorm beds. We were lucky and happened to get an empty room. It was... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's my 2nd stay here. This hostel is using a 'pod style' of bed which feels more private than the regular bunk bed used in most of hostel. As I am not a backpacker type of traveler, that kind of thing is very important for me. The bathrooms are always available for us to use, means that they have enough... More

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

Hi Vesta5675, Ouch... it's embarrassing to have your issues aired publicly. No excuses - sorry - the air-conditioning in our Flame of the Forest Room did leak over last weekend. We cleaned the filter immediately, and had our contracted AC vendor come immediately the next working day for a thorough check. This is disturbing as we already have very regular... More

Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is the best hostel I have ever been in all my travels, why? The staff is super friendly, the location is perfect as you can walk anywhere, wifi works in your bed, the beds are private, its clean, breakfast is generous and good. Its on the expensive side but the price matches the quality. I felt safe and... More

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

Hi chocolatenomad, Delighted you enjoyed your stay at Wink! Thanks very much for sharing your experience. We are particularly pleased to hear you felt safe here as it's a understandable concern for guests staying in shared accommodation. We have the same worries as we ourselves travel -- and try hard in this area (24 hours service; Smart Card doors and... More

Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a pod room. Cost us $50 Singapore dollars a night so not the most backpacker budget friendly but it is Singapore. The place was immaculate. Very clean rooms and bathrooms. Showers were fantastic. Right in the heart of backpacker central. They were very helpful with directions and let us get away with making a fair bit of... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pods are great, air con was even better. Located real close to Chinatown MRT station. Wi-fi was fine in my room, but I was adjacent to the reception. Price the only downside but all of Singapore accom was pricey so they more or less hit the mark given what they offer.

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

Hi Dan, We delighted with the 5 adjectives you touted in your heading! Thanks very much for taking time to share thoughts on your stay. We appreciate your stopping at Wink and hope for the chance to host you again. Take care in your travels! More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It would be my next choice also. I stayed for two nights, good location, only takes few minutes to MRT station. The pod was clean and comfortable, a really nice place to stay. Will recommend this to my friends.

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

Hi Tong Yee, We are very pleased to hear you will be coming back! Thanks for taking time to write and for your kind recommendation. For most of us, it's knowing that guests had a decent stay that motivates us. We'd be looking forward to your next visit! Come back soon! More

Ballarat, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location Location Location, Clean pods, bath rooms and kitchen Communal areas serviced throughout the day, staff were friendly I travel on my own, stayed 8 days good trip. Happy to recommend Wink Hostel.

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

Hi Alfred486, Thanks for sharing your experience at Wink! Our longer staying guests get to see more of us (warts and all) and also give us a chance to know you better. Very happy you had a decent stay and we very much appreciate your kind words. Safe travels and hope to host you again not too far down the... More

Houma, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

i stayed for 3days! it was great one to me.. the staff were friendly and accomodating.. rooms and amenities were excellent! probably next year again.. thank you wink hostel.. excellent service! ... and you feel that you were in your own house.. i recommend this to my friends for their future visit in singapore

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

Hi Carie, Thanks for your kind words! Delighted you felt comfortable like home. We will be looking forward to your return trip. Now that you have a feel for us, please write in advance to let us know your preferred room and pod so we can try to allocate accordingly. Let your friends know to mention that it was you... More

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

Stayed here for 3 night to explore SG, location wise, few steps from MRT china town. Pod is clean, daily makeup. Shower room is heaven after exploring this hot and humid island. Wifi is not well connected sometimes. All in all i gave this hostel 2 thumbs up ! recommended!

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Address: 8A Mosque Street, Singapore 059488, Singapore
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Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Wink Hostel 2*
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High style and high tech converge at Wink Hostel - the flashpackers’ travel accommodation of choice. Without sacrificing coziness and budget of the traditional backpackers’ inn, Wink innovates beyond conventional hostels in design, quality and conveniences.Amongst the very first worldwide to tout “pod” style beds, Wink’s own designer twist to the concept indulges travellers their private sleeping sanctums, while allowing for socializing in individual rooms.Queen-sized pods are available for couples travelling together, or the traveller who yearns a bigger bed. Ladies dormitories, complete with vanity counters, provide female guests better peace of mind and a little luxury on the side. ... more   less 
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