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Shophouse The Social Hostel

2.0 of 5 48 Arab Street, Singapore 199745, Singapore
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Muntinlupa City, Rizal, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I and my friends stayed here in shophouse on November 28 to dec 1 2014. We're given a room good for six persons. Since we actually paid for 6 pax, the room was only for us. There are 3 up and down beds with very comfortable foams and matresses. Perfect for anyone who wants to have a good night sleep.... More 

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Battambang, Cambodia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this place based off the price as well as the location and I'm happy with the choice. It was nice and clean, but best of all, it was in a great location. I wouldn't say it should be one's top choice when staying in Singapore, but I can confidently say that it shouldn't disappoint.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here on June 2014 with my friends. We booked 1 girls room with 8 beds, and dealed with the hotel's owner to paid it cash. Actually, we've already gave the number of our credit card, but it didn't work. So the owner told us to paid it later.. when we were arrived at Arab St, it likes sooo... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at shophouse hostel for 3 days, the place, the staffs and the atmoshphere was so friendly, I already miss this place. I choose the "No Man's Land" room for 8 bed female dorm and it was so cozy ♥

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed in a number of hostels in Singapore and this was definitely my favourite. Very friendly and in a great location. I wish I could have stayed longer! The only (minor) criticism I have is that the breakfast area was very small and quite chaotic - but for the very reasonable price (especially by Singapore standards) this was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value, clean rooms and friendly staff. The hostel is modern with all the facilities you would find to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The location is situated right in the Arab Quarter, a downtown paradise of colourful buildings, Shisha bars and great resturants. Highly reccommend!

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Pasig, Philippines
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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Perfect location! Quick access to transportation, great food and many places to relax all day and night in the area. I had a wonderful view of Kampong Glam while having breakfast at the rooftop lounge. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. One of the best hostel in Singapore!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Clean rooms for low rates, if you can stand your screaming and partying room mates. There is a hair dryer three showers with toilets for two rooms. Nice atmosphere with politely communicated rules. There also is breakfast with a sight over Arab Street and the whole hostel has cool wall stickers. One can walk to the National Library, Museums and... More 

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

spectacular views from the upper terrace, good place for party and meeting with other backpakers excellent location in the heart of Singapore cheap rooms, free wifi It is important to book room early...

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ShophouseHostel, Owner at Shophouse The Social Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Venca11! We hope you managed to make new travel friends in Shophouse and enjoyed your free breakfast with a view throughout your stay! Thank you for the kind review and yes, if you (or your friends) want to stay with us again, do make sure to book it early! Just a tip: Booking through our website gives you a... More 

Austin, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The hostel itself is great and the people are nice, plus free simple breakfast. The downfall is that they have no rules like other hostels we have been to, an important one is quiet time at night so basically we had people turning on the lights and talking at full volume between the hours of 2:30-5:30am, it was ridiculous

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ShophouseHostel, Owner at Shophouse The Social Hostel, responded to this review

Hey there Dustin_at_WeGoRTW! Thank you for dropping us a review! We do have notices to keep it down and turn off the lights by 10PM. But this issue may be hard to tackle when we have travellers who may not be used to the culture of a hostel and doesn't comply. Perhaps choosing a smaller dorm room next time might... More 

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Address: 48 Arab Street, Singapore 199745, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Shophouse The Social Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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