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Rucksack Inn (Lavender)

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   280 Lavender Street, Singapore 338800, Singapore
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Ranked #14 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hostel for a week and that was the best stay ever. All the staff are extremely friendly and helpful which made my stay more fun and comfortable. A girl at the reception gave me a cup of iced water when I arrived and that's when I knew my stay at this hostel would be very nice!... More

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China, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my friends stayed in the hostel for a whole week while we stay in Singapore, we all like it so much, the location are good only few minutes walk to MRT station, many food court around, all areas are clean and tidy, staff are very friendly and helpfull. one more thing i need to mention i really like... More

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Torquay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is set in a good location for accessing the highlights of the city also connections to Malaysia. it is kept clean and tidy and very helpful staff. It is a very small hostel. Had a pleasant stay here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is situated in the area where we can really connect with local Singaporeans from different ethnic backgrounds, Chinese, Indian, Malay, etc. I personally avoid anything too "central" because it will make you think you have everything you need, you know everything about the city/country. For the nearest MRT, you chan choose either Boon Keng or Farrer Park. Both of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed here a night while in Singapore and my friend stayed on a few more nights after I left Singapore.. It's in a good area, close to Boon Keng MRT station, several great food markets where you can buy cheap interesting meals and only a block away from the start of Little India. I opted for a pod bunk... More

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Corvallis, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My wife and I stayed there 3 nights, and all three were terrific. The quality of the hostel is very high, and the service is unbeatable. We were basically out of money because of some failed wire transfers, and their flexibility on payments was amazing. We love the people working there and couldn't ask for better service. We'll definitely stay... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It is located about 40 min walking from center. It is clean and quiet place. Breakfast is toast and jam. Private room has no window and it is very small. Place is quite expensive compared with what you get. Would I go again? No.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very nice and helpfull stuff, they really know a lot about the city and what's good to visit. They don't want you to book expensive tours, they just show you the best way to see the most interesting areas. Rooms, kitchen, toilets etc were clean. I would stay there one more time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Stayed for a week with my brother, first two nights in the Pod-style beds and the last five in regular dorm beds. The staffs - Elina, Rahma, Marianne and Alvin - were all very lovely and helpful. I'd definitely come back when I visit Singapore again! Pros: + Convenient traveling: Lavender MRT is just a few bus stops away, we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Overall, I had a great 2 night stay. I would recommend the Rucksack Inn, and I'd stay here in the future! Positives + Friendly receptionists who are quite helpful and genuine. + The lobby area is great, coffee/tea as well as breakfast (toast + jam/pj) all day is very handy. + The beds are comfortable, and I had a good... More

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Elina T, Owner at Rucksack Inn (Lavender), responded to this review

Dear Dennis It never fails to give us pleasure that our guests have had a good night's sleep at our hostel. We also appreciate the many positive comments you have about your stay, thank you for your encouragement. As regards the silk material that we provide as blankets, our guests so far have been happy with it. Nevertheless we take... More

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Address: 280 Lavender Street, Singapore 338800, Singapore
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Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Rucksack Inn (Lavender) 1.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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