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“You Get What You Paid” 3 of 5 stars
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96A Lor 27 Geylang | Next to Aljunied MRT Station, Singapore 388198, Singapore (Geylang)   |  
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Ranked #248 of 293 Hotels in Singapore
Jakarta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“You Get What You Paid”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2010

Basically the hostel works fine for me, cheapest that i could find... compares to any other chaep hostel around geylang... clean, comfortable bed..
For a very low budget traveler, this place is heaven!
All you have to deal is the lady who runs it, she's can be a lil bit harsh, but c'mon dont be too over sensitive, (all that you need is a place to crash here). If you're nice enough, I can assure you, she can be nice too :)

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2010

that landlady there is a monster.b4 coming to singapore,we made reservations and was ask to pay thru credit card 10percent of the total amount but when we arrived there,it seems that they did not made reservation for us and were asked to stay with 2 males inside the room stating that its a mixed dorm in which we know nothing abt.this monster,noticing our discomfort,started to shout at us as if we were just insects.we came to singapore to enjoy and not to be maligned by this fat landlady monster.we told her we cant stay there because of the situation and she's so rude.she made us pay one day stay which we happily obliged just to be able to get rid of that appalling hostel.i dont recommend this hostel,you will surely regret it.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Hualien
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2009

Kim is a nice lady. I felt very welcome. Clean rooms, friendly people. Good stay.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2008

This hostel advertises itself as 'stylish' and '5-star', with breakfast included. I saw no breakfast nor was it ever mentioned to me, the private room was bare except for the bed; the room didn't even have a curtain in the window, which was fronting the street and the windows of the opposite building. In the evenings it felt like being in a shop window. Nights were noisy. The only good thing I can say is that the guy who signed me in was reasonably friendly. I was very disappointed, as the reviews I'd read beforehand had seemed reasonable, or I'd never chosen this place.

  • Liked — Close to MRT
  • Disliked — Too basic, even for a hostel
  • Stayed February 2008, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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glasgow, scotland
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2007

the only positive thing i can say about this hostel is its location which is near the mrt. When we stayed for 10 days last month we witnessed the owner freddy being abusive to his wife and towards other guests including ourselves. on our last evening freddy was as usual drinking heavily n told us at 10oclock to turn the kitchen light off. we did but told him we were not happy about the way we had been treated - he started shouting at us and woke our neighbour in our room. he became v aggressive n told us that he would make sure that something happened to us when we reached thailand - we spent the night frightened for our safety. the next day at the airport we made a complaint to the tourism board. Pick another hostel in singapore just to ensure you have a wonderful time.

  • Liked — location
  • Disliked — the owner
  • Stayed May 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Australia
1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2006

Location is fantastic. All new. Clean. Great value for money.
Friendly people. MRT Train at the door step. Definitely a great place to stay.

  • Liked — Great Value for money
  • Stayed December 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: 96A Lor 27 Geylang | Next to Aljunied MRT Station, Singapore 388198, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Geylang
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#248 Top resorts Hotel in Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 65
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
It's conveniently located right beside Aljunied MRT station. Excellent Value! Most convenient location, you are merely minutes away from town and places of interest such as Chinatown, Little India, Orchard Road or Sentosa! MRT (subway) is the cheapest and most convenient way to see Singapore. You can also take a bus or taxi at Bugis (Queen St) to travel to Malaysia. Optional tours to Singapore outlying islands, example: snorkeling or diving trip is also available. ... more   less 
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