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City Backpackers

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18 Hongkong Street City Backpackers, Singapore 059661 Singapore See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Concierge
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

I know this hostel sound cheap but there living many bugs (tungau/kutu). Your sleep will never be same again. No receptionist (if you late check in), owner of thus hostel not so friendly. Me and my friend order twin bed but because some bad management,...More

2  Thank hafizhalmaraghi
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in this hostel and we was attacked by full of bugs-bed! Please stay away this one if you don't want to bite by bugs-bed. The only thing that make us happy is location. It closed to mrt and Chinatown.

1  Thank ngoc t
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Location is easily accessible. Walking distance to MRT. Staff was unfriendly and not available at front desk always.And room was in terrible condition,we have choose family room. But there were family of bed bugs living despite us.

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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

We spend 10 minutes in room and ran away because were bitten by bugs in bed. We’ve never seen such amount of bugs and their size. We had to find another hotel at night and pay again. The same time we send photos to booking...More

Thank starsmile2016
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Sure, it's cheap, but DO NOT STAY HERE unless you want to carry home a bed bug infestation. There were so many bed bugs crawling all over the beds it was completely unacceptable to even sit on let alone sleep for a whole night. There...More

1  Thank Jessica L
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
$13 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
City Backpackers Singapore
Location
Singapore > Singapore
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
$13 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
City Backpackers Singapore
Location
Singapore > Singapore
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Dining (4)
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DaisyE46
June 26, 2018|
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Response from ettitus | Property representative |
Dear daisy, Like all hostels, we too faced situations with pest control. Rest assured that we do regular treatment, and we recently increased frequency on housekeeping and maintenace. It was unfortunate that some of this... More
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Sherly K
December 3, 2017|
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Response from ettitus | Property representative |
Dear Sherly K, Thank you for booking with us. Bugs and pest issues are on-going issues for most accom providers, and we are similarly not immune to it. Some of the reviews you read is for a specific room that we had... More
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Laurence P
August 13, 2017|
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Response from ettitus | Property representative |
Dear Laurence, Thank you for your feedback. I totally understand your point. Do allow us to explain the details a little. Our aunty housekeeper is a marginalized worker with physical disability, which also explains her... More
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"Hostel filled with bed bugs and other insects"
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