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The Green Kiwi Backpacker Hostel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly staff and very good breakfast! The rest was okay. The toilets were never cleaned properly and underneath the beds where you're supposed to store your luggage it's very dusty. So your stuff gets dirty really quick. And there was a real strong smell all over the place which was not nice.

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Thank Christian A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is very comfortable. There are two showers and toilets per floor and in addition to that sinks. I selpt in a room with 20 beds and it was really quiet and everybody was mindful (only about 6beds have been in use). You may choose the kitchen and all the stuff to cook. The breakfast is special. I liked it... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff, extremely welcoming and helpful. The hotel is fairly close to a subway station too. The showers work as does the AC . It's exceptionally cheap but quite a way from marina bay, china town etc. The rooms are really, really basic but clean. Typical clients seem to be backpackers and the like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed staying in Green Kiwi! Breakfast (especially coffee) was really good and the girls working there are really helpful and welcoming. Unfortunately, they do not have a tour guide anymore but we met the old guide who showed us around. As a solo traveller I was happy about the rooftop because you always meet new people there. All... More 

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Thank Anne W
Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Green Kiwi Hostel in Singapore is the best! The stuff is so helpful and always there if you need something (tips what to do in Singapore, a haircut, an adapter,...) The beds are comfortable, air- conditioned, breakfast included (& the coffee is very good!) and the bathrooms clean.

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Cambridge, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

I liked staying here. The staff are friendly and helpful, the beer is cheap (for Singapore) and the rooftop terrace is a good place to chill out and socialise. There's nothing it can do about the location, which is not great - a long slog to Lavender MRT (at least 20 mins, not counting the numerous road crossings) but slightly... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Terrible beds, dirty covers, mattresses with springs hitting you and over washed, scratchy, uncomfortable duvet and pillow cases. We were excited to come here after reading all the great reviews! Unfortunately, it wasn't what we expected. We booked a double private room (young couple) - were shown to a tiny room with a bunk bed. There was only room for... More 

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2 Thank Rachel G
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

A great central hostel, with sweet personal. I stayed there for 4 days, till I moved into an apartment, and I met a lot of nice people during my stay. I can really recommend the hostel to both students and backpackers :)

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Thank Jonathan S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

great hostel close to little india, well located with buses and Mrt all around. small but clean, nice bedrooms, super helpful and smiley staff, free breakfast, free lockers, laundry service and much more! I will come back for sure.

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Thank Giulia C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Everything is clean and well cared for. The free breakfast is served in the chillout area near reception where you can sit and surf the internet during your meal. Extend a bit longer for some free tea and check out all the sightseeing tips the walls are covered in while a member of friendly staff is usually up for a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for a small, relaxed & friendly place to stay in Singapore, in the central city area convenient to public transport and getting around, this is it! We are a small laid back place to stay where you'll some meet great people and get some sleep! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Green Kiwi Backpacker Hostel

Address: 280A Lavender Street, Singapore 338800, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: $15 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — The Green Kiwi Backpacker Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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