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Rucksack Inn (Lavender)

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Beccles, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

It wasn't exactly cheap but in a city we expected it. However, it was a TINY room. We struggled to handle the room, the bed squeezed in taking up 4/5 of the space. I'm 5ft6 and small, and my boyfriend isn't exactly huge, so it's not like we needed masses of room. It was like you opened the door and... More 

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Davao del Sur Province, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

I was almost lost in finding this place, and I'm happy I did dint this place when I arrived SG, it was clean, from the kitchen to the rooms to the comfort rooms, the reception was very kind and My questions were answered regarding instructions on how to get in the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We just stayed at rucksack inn for two nights. We are a couple and booked in the mixed dorm room. Location was quite good as lavender in pretty central and not too far to the train station. Staff were friendly and polite. Probably one of the cleanest hostels we've stayed in. But it is Singapore after all lol. Bathrooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights and I think that's not enough hahahah ... Almost 2 months before arrival at Singapore searching for comfortable hostel for stay ... Finally I choose to stayed here. Stay very very friendly and helpful especially lovely Mrs. Rahma. She is very helpful and talkative person. Cozy place to stay at the lobby and also comfortable... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Since I got there to the check in I felt embraced by the good smell of lemongrass. The place is well organised and the staff very friendly. Good location, good deals to get discounted tickets to the attractions of the city and quite comfortable place. It was the first time that I slept in pods and even not being a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Slept in the pods for a few nights, had quite a good experience. Bed in the pods is good, not too much light comes in, although the light of the inside switch can be disturbing. Also a small platform to put stuff on would be usefull. The common showers are nice - good water pressure. Although here and there not... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the mixed 14 bed dorm for 5 nights over new year, the room was kept clean and had good air con. Free tea, coffee, toast and peanut butter anytime you want which was nice, good location close to bus stops and MRT station. All the staff were so friendly and would help with directions and advice about anywhere... More 

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ElinaTeng, Owner at Rucksack Inn (Lavender), responded to this review

Hi Daniel It was lovely to see your review and your wonderful words encouraged our crew tremendously. Rahma is definitely our Miss Lavender and she also enjoyed hosting you! Your words of appreciation will continue to spur us to provide all guests with a good experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again the next time you come to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

very nice clean place to sleep and enjoy, staffs are pro and very handfull, easy to eat with great flavour nearby hostel, i like the transport and very easy to travel no need to walk far from mrt station and bus stop, hope every month can comeback to stay there...best experience that u can have lots good friends from around... More 

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ElinaTeng, Owner at Rucksack Inn (Lavender), responded to this review

Dear Ricky There is an "insider" joke about guests staying in Rucksack Inn; first, you are a guest, then you become a regular guest, after that, a friend, and finally, a volunteer. And you are definitely a friend and volunteer all rolled into one! We are grateful for your repeat visits whenever you are in Singapore, and we treasure your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We travelled as a trio and opted for female-pod. It was clean and less occupied. It was my second visit to another Rucksack Inn branch. I would personally think the one in Chinatown suits my taste better. :) Rucksack Inn coincidentally was having a Buy-2-Free-1 promotion. Due to personal emergency, we could not manage to stay for the last night.... More 

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ElinaTeng, Owner at Rucksack Inn (Lavender), responded to this review

Dear Queenoffallnie Thank you for your kind words. We always aim to make our guests feel cared for by offering friendly advice on anything you wish to know! The Chinatown outlet is no longer under the same Rucksack Inn management. We do have a new outlet called Rucksack Inn @ Mackenzie, located just opposite the Little India MRT station. It... More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This is my second stay here, in the same pod room. Still laid-back ambience, comfortable, clean, friendly staff, simple breakfast, and i still like to refill my drinking bottle :p. Easy to get to many places too. Apart from the cold from air conditioning during sleeping, will be my opt whenever stay in Singapore

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ElinaTeng, Owner at Rucksack Inn (Lavender), responded to this review

Dear Fen F Thank you so much for your second visit to us, we are grateful and will continue to do our best for our guests. You are welcome to our hostel, always. Warm regards More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guests will find all of the finest amenities in this Singapore's most awarded hostel. All the rooms are on ground floor so no more lugging of luggage up the stairs. This is a service-oriented hotel that provides comfort and cleanliness at excellent value. Guests will find a wide range of options from dorm beds, to private rooms to the latest pod-style beds. Centrally located - 7-minutes walk from the nearest MRT subway station,3 minutes' walk to mouthwatering local food centre at local prices, less than half hour walk to heritage areas Kampong Glam and Little India, direct buses and trains to Chinatown, Orchard Road, Marina Bay Sands, Clarke Quay, Museums and Harbourfront (Universal Studio of SIngapore). It is ideal for visitors on transit and visa application as it is only 15-minute away from the Immigration Checkpoint Authority and direct buses lead to the embassies. Visitors going to and coming from Malaysia also find the hostel convenient as Singapore-Malaysia-Singapore buses are only 15 minutes away. Direct buses lead to cheap shopping areas like Bugis Street and Arab Street. Guests are entitled to special discounted tickets to tourist attractions such as Universal Studios, SEA Aquarium, Zoo, Night Safari, and Gardens by the Bay. You can get more information when you check in at the reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rucksack Inn (Lavender)

Address: 280 Lavender Street, Singapore 338800, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: $15 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rucksack Inn (Lavender) 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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