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Backpackers Inn Chinatown

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Singapore is expensive on a backpackers budget and we were pleasantly surprised by the backpackers inn, just outside the main china town (by one street). Rooms were very basic but just what you would need to sleep, the place had a kitchen with fridge and cooking are if you needed to cook some basic noodles or anything relatively simple. It... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The private room that is shown online is not private at all! You can hear the people next room talking and the loud bangs of the door can wake you up! It has an AC, the bed is okay but NO WINDOW! and the karaoke bar downstairs can be heard blasting from that so called private room. There's only ONE... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

It was my first hostel ever and my first visit to Singapore. I paid US$80 for 3D2N+the return tickets!!!! Isn't that wow? N I was surprised to see bunkbeds! Each bed is covered by a simple curtain, no privacy, but you can put your belongings in lockers provided. Yes... Surprisingly, although the place is cramped with whole bunch of people... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

The only good thing here is good location. The rest of them are really BAD & too TERRIBLE Even though they said it is the 6-bed room in female dorm, actually it doesn't !! In fact it is 18-bed in one room, but the room was divided into 3 small & narrow room (FYI: it's not be separated by a... More 

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Taiwan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

It has everything you need, which for me is just a bed, bathroom and storage locker, but also a fridge, washing machine and a small kitchen. It's in a great location in Chinatown close to the subway and within 20 minutes' walk of Clarke Quay and Marina Bay. The price is obviously a bonus, too. But it's very cramped, with... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We booked for double private room, but when we get there, the double rooms are in renovation. So they gave us private room with triple bed (bunk) instead, since we brought our son. The staff are very helpful. Worth the budget and good location too. Near the famous street of Chinatown. Near mosque also, for moslem visitors. Also near the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Band downstairs for filipinos to pick up western guys.Also drunk morons are all over.Tgirls are all over and are the cleaners and housekeeping people. Most of all there is no longue area.The bathroom is with the WC.Plus everything stinks with huge notices to do and that all the time.If people know you stay here you will lose your friendship. The... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

On a 12 hour layover in Singapore. So took the train to Chinatown Inn. Had a good nap, shower and managed to get some rest. This was not the facility on Mosque st but in a street behind it. Reception is on Mosques st. There is not actually a room. It is an alcove in a passage way with 3... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Right in the heart Chinatown. Near to the MRT station and to our suprise, it is quite near to the Marina Bay Sands. The room were worth the price. Staff were friendly. Many restaurants around and also the clubs/pubs were just walks away and also one right down stairs.

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Semarang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Nice and friendly staff who was willing to rearrange the room so that we were able to stay in one room. Reasonable price. Towels are provided. Soap and hot water are available in 4 clean shower rooms (at Mosque St 30A).

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Chinatown is a classic combination of colorful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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Additional Information about Backpackers Inn Chinatown

Address: 30 Mosque Street 27 | Chinatown, Singapore 059508, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Chinatown
Price Range: $14 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Inn Chinatown 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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