We had a double room which was a smallish size but still had enough room. Mattress was clean and comfortable. Renovations have been done to a v. good standard inside. Outside looks nothing flash.This building housed a mechanics workshop once.
Facilities clean but shower cubicles small.
Free WiFi and internet access a plus. Free breakfast available all day.
Staff friendly. Location on a busy intersection but no traffic noise to speak of.
Minuses - unlike another hostel we stayed at in Singapore, there is nowhere like a verander or outdoor area to sit and eat or enjoy the view.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Guests will find all of the finest amenities in this Singapore's most awarded hostel. We have expanded to accommodate 150 pax, BIGGER and BETTER! 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. There is also an alfresco rooftop for you to hang out at, for breakfast, to chill and to exchange travel stories with other travellers. 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, Gardens by the Bay and many others. You can get more information when you check in at the reception. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Rucksack Inn @ Lavender Singapore