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“Just OK” 3 of 5 stars
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ABC Hostel
1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Jalan Kubor, Singapore 19920, Singapore (Kampong Glam)   |  
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Ranked #200 of 301 Hotels in Singapore
Bromma, Sweden
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75 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Just OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

The cheapest hostel that I'd get in Singapore. The staffs are friendly and helpful. Pretty basic hostel. The dorm is pretty small and cramped but its OK as it was pretty clean. The shared toilet/bathroom was clean too. Wifi connection pretty decent. The hang-out area outside of the hostel is where I'd mingled with other backpackers. The inside common area is pretty small with satellite TV. Pretty popular among Asian travelers. Close enough to other places like Arab St., Bugis, Little India, etc.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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66 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights in 10 beds shared dorm. The room and the shared toilets are clean. Its a basic hostel and very popular among Asian travellers. Near to Bugis and Arab Street. 10 minutes walk to the Bugis MRT. 5 mins to the famous Zam Zam Murtabak. 15 mins to Mustafa Centre.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

Nice hostel with a helpful owner. The air conditioner works well. The shower is ok. The wifi is good.

I and my friends stay in a dorm with 10 beds, and it is fairly enough with the cash you pay for each.

Things that out of our expectation is: the female room is located in the 3rd floor so it's quite tiring to go downstair.

Out of all, this hostel is a nice place to stay in singapore.

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Semarang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

this place is nice. Indonesian fav place to stay. the staff can speak Indonesian. i forgot the name. This place is near from MRT Bugis. walking about less than 7 mins. I pay about 20 SGD / night. and we can booked via email. their laundry service is fast,only one day. free towel,wifi,and u should deposit 10 SGD and after check out u back the 10 SGD. dont forget to take your key,if u wanna going out from room. modern key door.

Room Tip: if u're female and solo traveling,maybe u can asked them about female dorm
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

It's cheap absolutely what always a backpacker's consideration. Pretty clean and neat. Many Visitors from Indonesia love it, It is always be Indonesian backpackers favourite. It's located between two strategic bus route. So many bus line through these ways. Just about not more than 50 meters U will find bus to any destination. It's a nice place for moslem because near Two Mosque and many halal food there

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Clean, nice hostel in a very good location (close to MRT and Arab St) with comfy beds, warm shower and friendly staff. Very good contact via e-mail (I had loads of questions which were patiently answered) and help from staff when it came to exchanging money or catching a train. It's a pity we stayed there for one night only :)

Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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opole
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188 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

clean, everyday clean room,linen ,towel new, freee wifi,or koputer, breakfast including, cheap,very cheap ,
\Idael location; close to Arab stret-50 metr, close to Small India, close to metro/tube/ fast city train. very friendly staff, very friendly owner,gave us hotel member club To sentosa, so we save over 100 dol usa for tickets one day !!
also cold drink, beer, cheaper than 7/11 ,evening time is posible to seat outside and smoke cigarets / singaopour is fre of cigaterst,but this hotel for stranger have psobility to smoke/
Plenty of help of owner , to give good advice which bus, or city train we should go to viosit Chinese ,mjapanise gardem, or sentosa, also its important at singaopoure, everydauy is posibiliy to have change / coins / from owner, because any ticket bus, train or cold dronk is pisibily buy only by coin, but noboidy at singapoure chenfe you note to coin, except abs hostel



Air Condition at room,.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 3 Jalan Kubor, Singapore 19920, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Kampong Glam , Rochor
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #200 of 301 Hotels in Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — ABC Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 21
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