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The Sleepy Kiwi Backpackers Hostel

58 Bussorah St, Singapore, Singapore
#104 of 183 hotels in Singapore
33 Reviews 3 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here in early July 2014, having booked because the reviews and photos were good. Unfortunately, I was very disappointed. I like to travel budget but I till have some standards and many of the budget places I have stayed in have been superb. The Sleepy or Green Kiwi was a big let-down as it is unclean in the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, the confusion over the name of this hostel - it has "Green Kiwi" over the door but is also known as Sleepy Kiwi. There is nothing green about this place and there don't seem to be any kiwis involved either. Obviously at some stage there has been work done to make it presentable, but since then things have deteriorated.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

After hearing about this hostel from other travelers we met in Singapore, we moved hostels and ended up staying here for a week (even though we originally planned to stay for 2 nights!). It has the best hostel atmosphere that I've experienced in while and this is mainly down to the staff who are friendly, energetic and always willing to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

First of all, the staff, has been the friendliest I've met during traveling for six months, especially Haiati and Afik (the best hosts ever), they'll have recommendations for you whatever you want to do and generally just super nice and helpful (and funny-bonus!) Also it's a good place to meet other travelers, there two cozy common areas to chill in,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I really thought that they have a great staff, lots of new friendships were made forever! excellent location as well and breakfast with fruits beside just toasts. Make sure that you stay in Sleepy Kiwi instead of Green Kiwi (I think the first one is better).

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Hobart, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I was very disappointed with my two stays here. My first stay was in the female dorm. Didn't get a wink of sleep as it was crowded and the lights were on all night. breakfast in the morning was OK though and the location was good so I didn't rule it out as a place to stay in the future.The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

From the website, the hostel looks very comfortable with reasonable price and ease access of transportation. I was looking forward for the hostel and thought of giving my mum her first experience staying in a hostel. Checking-in process was okay but when we were brought into the room, we passed by the dorms and I was shocked by the arrangement... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

After arriving close to midnight from a long flight, we checked in to our private room. Shutter style door failed to provide any buffering from the adjacent dorms which were packed with people, some completely ignorant (e.g., talking on their cell phones in the middle of the night). Every space was so cramped and overcrowded, we were surprised that legally... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It was a great pleasure to stay at Kiwi, since the hotel situated in a place of art. Environment is awesome. Also service offered by hotel was above average, the key concern is WIFI singnal, it was very poor at rooms. Over all "Great Experience"

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The location is great for proximity to Little India, boat quay, and CBD on foot. The nightlife right in arab street is a lot of fun with boutique bars, cafes, an array of asian and middle Eastern food. I wanted to mention especially how helpful the staff was in explaining the area, and then mailing me my credit cards which... More

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Address: 58 Bussorah St, Singapore, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
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