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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   15 Upper Weld Road, Singapore 207372, Singapore
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Bunc Hostel

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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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Beijing, China
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there for two nights. i chose the 16 bed mixed dorm because it was cheap (around $20). Since i was tired i could sleep well and also because i chose the top bed so I don't be annoyed with people passing by. so the 16 bed mixed dorm, if you are single you will stay at the top... More

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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Chiki, Thank you for your review and thank you for staying with us. Yup we chose this location to setup bunc because its one of the more culturally conserved area in morden Singapore. Besides being just walking distances inbetween 2 train stations..i have good news for you.. There is going to be a new train station next to bunc... More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed there for one night in the mid size dorm for 8. It is not possible to stay in the room during the day as there is no ventilation/window. Aircon is only on at controlled hour. Unfortunately room 108 aircon was noisy (like a vacuum cleaner) and not strong enough for the 6 pax sharing the shoebox room that night.... More

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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this review

Hi There, We are sorry for the unpleasent stay you had with us. During your stay with us, our fresh air system was down for a few days and our vendors have tried their best to repair it as fast as they could. This system is responsible for taking in fresh air and pumping it into every room every afternoon... More

Melbourne, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Very comfy double bed for a very cheap price. Clean and easy access to the MRT. Included was free wifi and breakfast. The staff were really friendly and exceedingly helpful. Very, very happy with our stay at Bunc!

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xJanice, Sales at Bunc Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Alex, Thank you for taking time to write us this lovely review. Once the MRT station right outside Bunc opens, it would be even more convenient to stay with us! Brownie points for that! We look forward to welcoming you back here with us. :) Cheers! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Stayed for two night with my girlfriend. Directions we were given were excellent, 10 minute walk from the MRT. Rooms were nice we had a comfortable double bed, no windows so was nice and dark. Free tea and toast in the morning was good, although having to pay $3 each for a towel seemed scandalous after paying so much money... More

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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Bt, Thank you for your review. Yup we are sorry that we couldn't put windows in all our rooms as ours is a primary conserved pre-war shop lot. however we have racked our brains and finally came up with building a mechanical fresh air ventilating system that takes in air from outside of the building and pump it into... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

It was our first time staying at a hostel and we were actually not at ease about is since we'll be sharing rooms with other people however, Bunc's ambiance makes you feel safe and secured. We arrived late at night and the staff was friendly and very accomodating. The only setback for us is that our bed was right next... More

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xJanice, Sales at Bunc Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Joanne, Thank you for writing us such a lovely review, and also glad that your first experience was with us! And we certainly hope you'll be back for more :) Thank you once more and we look forward to hosting you once more! More

Hove, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Stayed in November 2013 for 4 nights in a double bed dorm with my partner. Place was clean and staff helpful. The double bed dorm, which slept upto 24 at one time was OK but smelt a bit musty after a few days due to amount of people. Only complaints though, breakfast was plentiful and showers decent too.

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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Andy, Thank you for your review. The room you have booked for is our largest dorm room. Its the large sized dorm and it sells our pretty fast as we have kept its prices fairly Competitive.. we hope you will try our best seller the standard size and mid sized dorm the next time as the accommodate lesser number... More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The rooms in bunc are cosy and the shower facilities are well equipped. It is located near Bugis MRT which allows easy access to other parts of Singapore. The common area is a great place for discussion and small parties. Definitely a great place to stay, especially for people travelling in large groups!

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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Salim, Great that you and your partner liked us. We are glad to have lived up to your expectations ,yup we chose to build the hostel here as it one of the last u touched culturally rich district in Singapore. And we are located inbetween 2 major mRT lines, bugis and little india stations... Thanks for staying with us... More

London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Stayed here one night only, went to a different hostel after that. Well,the facilities are good, the hostel seems well maintained and clean. The location is OK, in Singapore everything is close anyway, its a small place. I booked a bed,kinda a pod bed in a 16bed dorm, not realising that 8 of which are double for couples,family and sharing... More

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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Kasia, We are sorry that the room you booked was quite full, you have booked our large sized dorm category and we have only one of that room type. It usually sold out the fastest because of its very competitive price. And so sorry that you could hv missed out on the room descriptions. Its does mention about the... More

Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I love bedroom and bathroom at Bunc. It is clean and comfortable. There are big spaces and sufficient tables and chairs for many people. Roof terrance is so nice to hold a party. Bunc has good security. For entering bedroom or bathroom you have to use your keycard. But if all of you are girl travelers, you might concern when... More

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xJanice, Sales at Bunc Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Napchu, Thank you for taking time to write us a review. Staying true to the backpacker's culture - we do allocate around 50% of our building space to communal areas which thus makes us an ideal hostel for big groups travelling to Singapore as well. Singapore has been consistently ranked as the top safest countries in Asia, as well... More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Bunc is in a prime location in little India and is a perfect hostel for backpackers staying in Singapore. The rooms and bathrooms are kept very clean and the staff is friendly. Also has a nice garden area for getting away from busy Singapore.

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xJanice, Sales at Bunc Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Rosse, Thank you for taking time to leave us a review. The Bunc team constantly strives to provide good service, and of course maintain the cleanliness of our place as we do understand hygiene is indeed important. :) We're glad you enjoyed our deck area, do join us for our movie nights next time as well! We look forward... More

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Also Known As:
Bunc Hostel Singapore
Address: 15 Upper Weld Road, Singapore 207372, Singapore
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Location: Singapore > Singapore
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #45 of 180 Specialty lodging in Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Bunc Hostel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bunc Hostel is a brand-new 233-bed, 3-storey hostel strategically located at Upper Weld Road, within the culturally rich Little India Historical District in Singapore. Founded by enthusiasts long smitten with the charm behind the concept of a hostel stay, Bunc is the re-imagination of the Singapore hostel, a vision brought to life by carefully refining and reassembling the essential elements of a hostel. To make your stay a pleasant one, we offer full air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-fi, kitchenette facilities, recreation rooms with gaming facilities, an outdoor tanning deck, commercial washer-dryers, a ladies-only floor and most of all our custom made, roomy Bunc beds that maximizes personal space and privacy. Bunc beds come in two sizes: Singles and Deluxes. A deluxe Bunc bed is twice the size of the full-sized single, and is able to accommodate two people spaciously. Each Bunc bed is luxuriously appointed with duvet covers and plush pillows. ... more   less 
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