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“Close to Bus station” 3 of 5 stars
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ABC Hostel
3 Jalan Kubor, Singapore 19920, Singapore (Rochor)   |  
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Ranked #196 of 293 Hotels in Singapore
Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Close to Bus station”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We stay in mixed dormitory room ,is clean and with A/C .Location is ok . Staff is friendly ,Breakfast is poor just bread and jam .Kitchen is very small. Room doesn't have door lock , nor realy safe because front door is unlocked to and at the front desk no staff.For chek-in we wait there 5 min .

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kuta, Bali
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I have been staying here twice. We have private room with sharing bathroom. I have good experience staying here. The location is great, just walked for about 7 minutes, you will find Bugis station. And bus station is right in front of this hostel. There are seven eleven only 50 meters away and Nasi Padang only about 75 meters away. The bathroom is quite clean, the staff is so nice. It was a good experience staying in ABC Hostel.

Room Tip: Corner room is larger
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Surabaya
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I don't really think that this place is a hostel, since when I stay there, there was some Singaporean that stay at this hostel for 1 month or more.It looks like a student's dormitory.
I was staying at the female dormitory, but unfortunately the room already occupied by 2 Singaporean that have stayed there for a month or more, so when I arrived there the room was full of that 2 people's things. They used all of the lockers and almost all of the room space. One of them was not friendly too.

Room Tip: If you still want to stay at this hostel, choose the private room with shower room inside, because t...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

when arrived in this hostel, warm welcome from the receptionist. But the owner not that friendly. They got angry with the aircon-man who repair the aircon in my room, they screaming and using bad words. How they talk just makes me shock. The washing machine cannot be used by customers.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

It is not recommeded for the cleanliness and many aspects that needed improvement

We were travelling as family of four. Me, husband and daughter (12 years old) and son (3 years old). I was surprised when we checked in. Because I have to pay SGD 18 more for my son without any extra facility (no 'extra bed'), he even used our existing bed. And we also asked to paid deposit that needs to be paid on arrival. So make sure you have spare cash.

The fridge is dirty and very full. I am gonna find another hostel for my next visit to Singapore

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

ABC hostel was the first hostel I stay during my first visit to Singapore. My first impression was, "it was okay!". For me, it's not recommended for the cleanliness, but the place it's very strategist. It's behind Arab Street and Haji Lane, which is a famous hipster street in Singapore.
Overall, I'm enjoying my stay at ABC Hostel but I think I'm gonna find another hostel for my second visit to Singapore.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

ABC was the cheapest hostel that we could find in Singapore, which was great. Unfortunately, there were many aspects that needed improvement.

There is a deposit that needs to be paid on arrival, that was nowhere in our Agoda booking, so make sure you have spare cash.

The beds are like boxes, which is ok if you only wish to sleep. However, the hostel allows guests 24hours-a-day, so the 16 Japanese tourists who checked in - along with flash photography and much locker banging - at 3am, a process repeated from 6am til 8am when they checked out the same morning, could have been avoided by the owners.

The showers, toilets and Internet access were adequate, but nothing special - I guess you get what you pay for.

Some of the staff were very helpful and the laundry service was OK.

recommended if budget conquers comfortability.

Room Tip: Maybe try the smaller dorm by reception if you want a good nights sleep
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 3 Jalan Kubor, Singapore 19920, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Rochor
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#196 On the Beach Hotel in Singapore
#196 Top resorts Hotel in Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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