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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this hostel last year and it fitted to our pockets really well. With complimentary breakfast and friendly guidance to move around in Singapore, that's the best thing you could have asked for. Kitchen was well maintained and clean. People were from round the world and very friendly. Found it cheaper than staying in the hotel and received some... More 

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Jepara, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I stay here one night with my friend. This hostel so cheap with many free facilitties, among free use hostel computer, kitchen, and free breakfast. That location so near from Masjid Sultan, near from downtown, and very easy to get halal food on here location

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I stayed here with my boyfriend and his brother for about 3/4 nights in March. We had the most amazing time. The hostel is in a really great and vibrant area - packed with restaurants and shopping. The street behind is quite reknown for its unique boutiques - i would definetely recommend a stroll down here. Walking around the local... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I was there in January 2015 and ended up staying there again in July 2016 because of the great service. It's safe to stay there as a solo traveller. I stayed in female dorm room but it feels like I stayed in a private room because other guests kept quite. Sleepy Kiwi is located near Sultan Mosque. It's easy to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Location of hostel is good just 15 minute walk to subway. in morning you can hear the pray in someday but not matter. Good place to fine a food in evening too.Near seven-eleven ,groceries,food street,bar.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

But I give the staff 5 stars! All of them are very friendly and accommodating. But the rooms are already old, i mean the bed and bathroom are still functioning but it was not that clean for me. I'm sad because I had mosquito and bug bites. Though again the staff were very kind, they change my bedsheets immediately and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We stayed 3 nights at the Sleepy Kiwi in March 2016, and we thought it was fantastic! Singapore is a very expensive city, so straight away the Sleepy Kiwi stands out as it is by far and away one of the best value for money places in town. I was so happy to discover when I arrived that this place... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

The only thing this place offers that is worth a positive note is their staff. This place is a very low end budget hostel in Singapore but yet they charge a high end hostel price. If you would like to experience what a refugee camp sleeping arrangement feels like, book their general dorm: no privacy at all and no room... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

One of the rules of this hostel is you leave your shoes on the first floor and go upstairs to the dorm on the second floor barefoot. No biggie, I left my Birkenstocks on the first floor, and wore another pair of shoes out for the day. When my friend took her shoes off to bring them up to the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

friendly staff, but the only thing is room is not clean, and the bed sheet has got weird smell, after all....that's what budget hostel is for, wouldnt recommend this hotel if you want some private and quiet time, bathroom not clean either, sometimes have to queue up for bath which can take up a long time.

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Kampong Glam
This traditionally Malay enclave of Singapore offers an alluring array of shops, cafes, and bars. A walk down Haji Lane offers quirky shopping, while one block over, Arab Street is a treasure trove of brightly colored fabrics, clothing, and Turkish rugs. Stop for a leisurely coffee or cocktail and watch local kids play traditional games along the lane. Also home to the Malay Heritage Center and one of Singapore’s most prominent mosques (Sultan Mosque), Kampong Glam is a must-visit for a tantalizing taste of Malay life in this city.
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Additional Information about The Sleepy Kiwi Backpackers Hostel

Address: 55 Bussorah Street, Singapore 199471, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Kampong Glam
Price Range: $16 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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