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Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay

51 Boat Quay, Singapore 049840, Singapore
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

This bar located just under MET a space pod hostel. It was quite happening. Crowded with people. Almost can't find a table there. Quays view. Very nice atmosphere. They have food as well on the menu. But the service was quite bad probably due to the busy hours. Otherwise everything was nice. Ohh and yeah they have live band/busking as... More 

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review The Prince of Wales Boat Quay. We love receiving feedback from our customers and its always great to hear that our customers had a good time at The Prince of Wales. We will be sure to pass on your compliments to the band and your feedback to our management team... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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1,327 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

We went to this place for drink on Saturday afternoon. The seats near the river were great. The Beautiful view came with nice cold beer and right temperature chilled of white wine. The service by the lady with long orange hair was very attentive. The Single piece of pizza was alright.

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit at The Prince of Wales. We love receiving feedback from our customers and its great to hear that you enjoyed yourself. We will be sure to pass on your compliments to our staff. Do come back and visit us again. Many thanks, Lizzie P. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

It was a fantastic quiz night today! We had mixed bunch of backpackers who met in Thailand - met at a backpackers for a beer..ended up 5th at the Pub Quiz!! The wedges and Pizza were great, though the Pizza was big and good for two meals!! Tuesday night visit to Prince of Wales is a must visit quiz night!

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit to the Prince of Wales Boat Quay. We love receiving feedback from our customers and its great to hear that you had an enjoyable night! We will be sure to pass on your compliments to our chefs. Do come back and visit us again! Many thanks,... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Dropped in here only cause there was a great band ( No Daddy's ) playing out the front. 2 beers are roughly $18SD but they do give you a ice bucket which is ideal in this climate. You pay as you go which I like as some bars are a ripoff with their running a tap type service as you... More 

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to review your visit at the Prince of Wales. We love hearing feedback from our customers and its always great to find out our customers had an enjoyable time whilst at the Prince of Wales. Do come back and visit! Many thanks, Lizzie P. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

The price of Bucket for Stella 5 bottles for 38$ and San Miguel 5 bottles for 43$ was a good deals. The prices was including GSt already and no service charge at this place. The Service was OK by Singapore standards.

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay, responded to this review

Hi there and thank you so much for your review! We appreciate all the feedback we receive and we will be sure to let our outlet managers know. Once again thank you for your feedback and do pop down to Prince of Wales Boat Quay in the future. Many thanks, Lizzie P More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Located in the heart of Singapore Boat Quay 'the Prince of Wales' is definetly worth to stay at. For backpackers the place to be and you even get the drinks for happy hour prices in the bar right below. The beds though .. the sheets are too small so at night the old mattress reveals which seems to be very... More 

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay, responded to this review

Hi there! Firstly, we want to say a big thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Prince of Wales. We couldn't agree more, Boat Quay is a fantastic place to be located in Singapore and are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. As we try to improve ourselves to ensure all our customers are 100% satisfied... More 

Hong Kong
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Last minute forced change of plans landed me here, was very happy with the staff - they couldn't have been more helpful. An umbrella to borrow in the rain, a room to quickly get changed in when I arrived early. Wifi was up to speed as well !

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay, responded to this review

Hi there! A huge thank you for your review! We love hearing that we have visitors from all over the world and it's even better when we know you were satisfied with your experience at the Prince of Wales Boat Quay. We will be sure to let all our colleagues at Prince of Wales Boat Quay know about your review.... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Was a nice pub experience, directly at the boat quay. Good service, reasonable prices and nice crowd. One of the very few backpacker places to go to, there are not many in Singapore. Absolutely to recommend.

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at the Prince of Wales Boat Quay. At The Prince of Wales, we hope to create an enjoyable experience for our guests and we're glad you enjoyed your time with us. If you ever find yourself in Singapore again, we'd... More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is my first experience staying at a hostel. We arrived at the Prince of Wales (POW) immediately greeted by Marvin. After completing the paperwork, we were directed to a room for an explanation where we sleep, where is the toilet, and an explanation of the house rule. As AC operates from 8:00 pm until 9:00 am if i not... More 

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay, responded to this review

Hi! We're so glad you enjoyed your first experience in a hostel and we hope it leads you to many more hostels in the future! Do drop by for a visit the next time you're in town. Cheers, Natasha S. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed in the private room Toowoomba for two nights. The room and sheets were clean and the air conditioning worked well and was reliable. The room is on the top floor so prepare yourself to climb a mountain of stairs, and the frosted window looks down on to the dorms, not down on to the river... More 

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MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay, responded to this review

Hello, It was a pleasure to have had the both of you stay with us at The Prince of Wales Boat Quay! Thank you so much for taking the time to provide a review of your experience at our hostel. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and that you were satisfied with our services! Do visit... More 

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Staying in The Quays

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The Quays
From Marina Bay, a walk along Singapore River will take you through the three Quays of the city, each offering a very different atmosphere. Boat Quay features historical sites and a buzzing riverfront vibe. Clarke Quay caters to the party crowd, while Robertson Quay appeals to the leisurely wanderer. Weekends at Robertson Quay and Martin Road also give a peek into the lives of expats in Singapore, as the riverfront teems with joggers, dog walkers, and those getting their caffeine fix over brunch or enjoying a burger and a beer. No matter what you’re up for, the three Quays have something to keep you happy, day or night.
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With two hostels in varied parts of Singapore, Prince of Wales sticks true to its simple service promise of providing great Australian craft beers, Aussie-styled service and a safe and clean backpackers hostel. With free WI-FI, air-conditioning and the first anti-bed bug mattresses in any hostel in Asia, your stay at Prince of Wales is guaranteed to be comfortable and packed with excitement. Prince of Wales caters to every backpacker's budget with an offering of beds in mixed or female dorms, and private rooms. Stays include free breakfast of toast, marmalade/marmite, fruit and as much coffee and tea as you can drink. Breakfast is self-serve. Overlooking the river, Prince of Wales Boat Quay is located in the heart of the Central Business District, against a background of Singapore's towering skyscrapers, and a stone's throw away from the city's historical landmarks. Uncover layers of Singapore history as you walk down the river peppered with colonial buildings such as Asian Civilisations Museum, Old Supreme Court and Fullerton Hotel. Night owls will appreciate the convenience of walking right into Singapore's vibrant party scene located at nearby Clarke Quay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay

Address: 51 Boat Quay, Singapore 049840, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > The Quays
Price Range: $15 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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