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Century Service World Hostel

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Reviewed December 2, 2016

I travelled with my friends, about 8 people for taking wedding photo. The owner let us stay in a family room, gived us a map and showed us how to use MRT. The room is very clean. One boy who tidy up every day is receptionist. He is very nice people, helped us many time in spite of the fact...

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Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed September 21, 2016

I just needed a place to stay overnight in Singapore and found this hostel available in the cheapest price I can found so I grab it immediately. It's located in Chinatown which is great because of the many nearby hawker stations. However, it took me a while to locate their exact location. When I arrived, the owner was outside chit-chatting...

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1Thank donstination
Malabon, Philippines
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Stayed here on our last night in Singapore. The hostel is located on the busiest parts of Chinatown, near the Chinese Temple. The rooms are very average and a bit tight, but for its price, you really couldn't expect much. There's no free breakfast, but that really isn't a problem as there are a lot of affordable restaurants and hawkers...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed June 8, 2016

Don't expect luxury when you book the cheapest bed in the Chinatown area. Uncle, the owner, was so nice that he accommodated us even if we checked in earlier than expected. The hostel is basic with a few rooms with bunk beds, AC, water heater, WiFi, and only ONE shared bathroom. Location is perfect as it is near the temples,...

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1Thank Carla A
Reviewed May 25, 2016

I am budget traveler but this hostel is the very basic hostel that I ever stay. I stay at dormitory room. the lower bed doesn't have lamp and even a plug and not high enough so it's difficult even for sit on your bed. Only one toilet which is not enough for all guests. If you are a moslem, it...

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1Thank Tery A
singore
Reviewed April 4, 2015

we stayed here for two nights in April 2015, after experiencing an awful hostel at the other end of town! This hostel is in the heart of Chinatown, surrounded by street markets and very good and cheap food markets. The mrt is only a short walk away. It's quite a little hostel. The only downside I'd say is that there's...

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7Thank Juli W
Reviewed March 25, 2015

Thanks Andrew for taking good care of me and also your niece and nephew you all are awesome. This is my first time in Singapore and staying at a hostel I paid for a private room my first night I shared with one other person then my second night I had a 6 door room all to myself which was...

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5Thank LynelleHall
Jannali, Australia
Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

I'm sorry to point out this single negative about this hostel. Andrew the owner is wonderful & helpful - you couldn't meet a better gentleman. The location & security of the hostel is great. Wifi is strong. There is no breakfast provided though TA says so; ServiceWorld website does not claim to offer it. No worries. The set menu in...

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4Thank GreyNomad2014
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Stayed August 2014 on a weekend visit to see a friend. It was so good i returned for a weekend in Perfect location in Chinatown near a food court and 5 mins from the MRT station. Room has 4 bunks cleverly arranged for more privacy (each has a small curtain). Shared bathroom clean. Air conditioning and wifi both work well....

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3Thank Steph E
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed June 7, 2014

This was the cheapest hotel we could find online. The facilities were great. The location was good, comfortable beds, good shower, well managed and clean and also good value. this place is definitely recommended for low budget travelers.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Century Service World, located in a great area of Chinatown, is a cool fun-loving backpacker's haven in the heart of the city. We are just a stone's throw away from the Chinatown market and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. The Chinatown MRT Station is just a minute walking distance straight down the road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Century Service World Hostel

Address: Blk 5 Banda Street #02-70 / 82, Singapore 050005, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: $14 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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Service World Backpackers Hotel Chinatown
Century Service World Hostel Singapore
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