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Happy Snail Hostel

Block 147 Silat Avenue #01-32, Singapore 160147, Singapore
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Ranked #18 of 183 Specialty lodging in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good hostel for a short stay in Singapore. It is clean and is a good price. It is small and there's not much room to manoeuvre in the rooms but it is good value for money with breakfast. If you stay here you should do the free walking tours advertised here. They are very good with good guides.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the best and most memorable hostels I've stayed at in the 15+ countries I've traveled through. Only 3 rooms and 20-something beds so it feels very homey. Easy to meet some new people. Not a big chain built solely for profit. Also not a party hostel which I appreciate. I'd rather have a comfortable bed at this point... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Very cozy. Mike, the owner, is brilliant and I'd be staying here longer if I could. Bed's are largish singles, clean, comfy and toast, peanut butter, nutella, teas and coffees are all provided and in good amount. Lockers are also provided, so bring padlock and key! Right next to bus stops, not too far from MRT station so easy to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Immaculate, Comfortable Bed, and Superb Service” Facilities: - Shower/ Toilet: Very clean. The owner spends a lot of time cleaning the shower/toilet area using proper cleaning products. The water pressure was ok and the water was lukewarm all day, however the water did not get too hot. - Bed: Immaculate. The owner washes and dries all the bed sheets and... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This hostel is the smallest hostel i have ever stayed. Because of this though it is very cute and has a homely feel to it. Mike the owner is lovely, he provides bread, tea, coffee and bananas all day for everyone. He will also book tours for you at discounted prices. He will also even post your post cards home... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Every 4 times in year our church celebrates a Thanksgiving to God. Because of this important religious event I discovered a lodging place near in our church. It is very convenient for me because I leave in SG from a location 1 hour from our church . So it is a best option for me to stay in happy snail... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The owner Mike is awesome and a pleasure to be around. Helpful labels everywhere, e.g. on the kitchen cupboard: "don't leave dirty dishes in sink - thx!" Mike will happily advise you on transport, what to see or do in Singapore, prices on activities etc. - and the common room has great maps with notes. Mike really puts in an... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My stay at Happy Snail Hostel exceeded expectations for hostel living. Despite the small space, it appeared to occupy its 15+ guests flawlessly. During my 8-day stay, I never felt claustrophobic or stifled,or felt the frustration of indoor traffic- which was great- especially for someone who values a bit of privacy and space. Located near Chinatown and a brief walk... More

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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Mike was extremely helpful in helping me to figure out what parts of the town are worth seeing or not. He helped save a lot of time so that the time spent in Singapore was well worth it. In addition to his kindness and help, he is an honest man. I left my phone in the hostel when I left... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Mike, the owner, is incredibly helpful. I arrived late (2am), which requires self-check-in, but Mike laid out everything I needed to know ahead of time to get into the hostel and which bed was mine. The hostel has spent a lot of time with making sure guests are comfortable with the little things - there are lockers for your bags,... More

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Address: Block 147 Silat Avenue #01-32, Singapore 160147, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
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