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The Sleepy Kiwi Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sleepy Kiwi is really good for those who are in for a good backpacking culture.. Place is teeming with life since it is Bussorah.. and really affordable for new backpackers.. A must try place and near to Bugis MRT station... eady access and nice amenities. 😁😁

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been staying in hostels and this one is hard to forget. Despite its many guests, the staff are just awesome and kind. They have free lockers! The location is within the heart of Bussorah Street, in the bustling Bugis area. If you are taking MRT, take Exit B and walk along North Bridge Road (walk in the opposite...

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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Good breakfast Good prices Good services Nearby to city center, can walk through to everywhere. Near to the biggest mosque Sultan. Near to Indonesian food, can found nearby hostel. Minus toiletries not clean, but it's fine.

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Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Purchased at Hotels.com cheapest place I have search for just sleeping. Didn't bother to choose a private room.booked a bed for the mixed dormitory type. Place is okay just right amount of what you're paying for. Kid friendly as my daughter survive. Thank you for all the travelers at the time of my stay for bearing of her childishness. This...

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Bandung, Indonesia
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I spent time there for 3 days. I booked for 3 person in 4-dormitory room. The room size is about 2x3meters, a bit small but enough for us. Sleepy kiwi is located behind the mosque, which is very convenient for me. Accros from the sleepy kiwi, there's a 7/11.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

It was the cheapest hostel I could find online while on the bus from KL to Singapore.  That being said, I didnt expect much so I wasnt disappointed.  The location is good enough, 7 min walk to the Bugis metro.  Very tight quarters up in the dorm area, very low ceiling in a bottom bunk.  There is AC but it...

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Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

This place is okay if you just need a place to sleep and bathe in. Just take note that they do not have lockers inside the dormitory room. They have small lockers in the common area which will fit small valuables. They also charge for towels. Its a bit of a walk from two mrt stations (bugis and nicoll highway)....

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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Stayed there for 3nights and it was worth the money. 5mins walk from Bugis MRT station, it's located along the famous Bussorah St. ( I personally love the ambience there). Good staffs and clean rooms. Sometimes it can be a bit noisy esp at night but overall it's a good for money hostel.

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Geraldton, Western Australia
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Didn't stay here but had a few glasses of wine there a couple of times. Andre is a fabulous host and they have good New Zealand wine for $6 a glass. Nearby restaurants will deliver your meal here. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

This hostel in a good location, even my bed not really in a good location since i slept right under the aircon in the top bed. The breakfast was fine, fruits, bread, etc enough to start the day. Clean bed, warm blanket. Bathroom not bad. The balcony is my favorite spot, you can chill and meet other travelers. Me and...

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Staying in Kampong Glam

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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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We are located in the vibrant & historic area of Kampong Glam (Bugis), Sleepy Kiwi Boutique Hostel is located among the restaurants, museum and also popular sightseeing attractions. The strategic location allow guest to explore Singapore easily and reach many point of interest. (Best tourist spot) ... more   less 

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Address: 55 Bussorah Street | Bugis, Singapore 199471, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Kampong Glam
Price Range: $10 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Sleepy Kiwi Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Get a private dorm room - it may be up to 6 people, but I personally found this better than staying in the large open dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles MissRed87, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“there is no good room”
 of 5 bubbles 748vw, Mar 9, 2016 | Read review
“If you need privacy ask for a smaller room.”
 of 5 bubbles josht410, Sep 7, 2015 | Read review
“The dorm is big so try to get a bed near the back so people aren't passing your bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Junglejjim, Sep 1, 2015 | Read review
“if you had more money, just rent a single room or you can take your sleeping pil if you find yourself hard to sleep because the noise. air conditioner is up of the door, if there are more bed is empty do not choose one that closest by door, because it so cold.”
 of 5 bubbles Silvia11992, Feb 12, 2015 | Read review
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