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5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2
Ranked #87 of 231 Specialty Lodging in Singapore
Bali, Indonesia
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“nice for backpacker or budget traveller”
Reviewed December 8, 2013

this hotel queit unique,like mention is for budget traveller.
but,can accomodate all traveller need such as ; bfast,air con,shower,wifi
very close to MRT china town.

but,the room is queit small and no entertain (tv)

over all my stay about 2 night is good.i bring 6 people and 1 baby.

special thanks to senior staff wei han (sorry if i mistake spelling)
thank you 5footway.

Room Tip: the room is small bring some rice cooker if u need cook some rice,because bfast just bread and coff...
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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5footwayinn2, Manager at 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2, responded to this review, December 15, 2013
Hi Afwan, thank you for your kind review and your stay with us. If you are interested to watch some TV, we do have the TV located at common lounge for guests to watch. On behalf of Weihao (senior crew) and crews, I will have to thank you again for the compliments. We look forward to see you again soon.
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Makati, Philippines
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2013

The rooms were clean as well as the shared bathroom. Crew were all courteous and very much helpful. Great and safe location too! Near MRT, Chinatown Bazaars and such. Great even with families with small children. Truly one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in.

Room Tip: Superior and standard rooms aren't so different. We didn't even get to open our window.So un...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
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5footwayinn, Manager at 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2, responded to this review, December 4, 2013
Hi belbads,

Thank you for your great review on us. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you soon.
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

i choose to stay here mostly because of the location and also because the hostel, from the facade, lobby, and all of the rooms are well designed. another reason is the cleanliness and also the good facilities. but it would be better if there's a jetspray in the toilet, not just tisuue.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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5footwayinn, Manager at 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2, responded to this review, December 4, 2013
Hi andeshtomo,

Thank you for your time in writing us a review. Glad to hear that you had a great experience with 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2. We hope to see you soon.
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2013

I loved here as the staffs were so friendly, talented and patient especially Safreena and Gin. The rooms and toilets were always in clean condition. I had met with plenty of new friends here!! By the way, it will be much better if there will be a private bathroom provided for each dorm/room.Alternatively, please widen the space of the bathroom so that it will be sufficient for all of the guests. Thanks.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
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5footwayinn, Manager at 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2, responded to this review, December 4, 2013
Hi Pateepat,

Thank you for your kind review on 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2.

Space is regrettably limited due to the prime location. However, our team strive to serve all our guests better. we are delighted that you had a great stay and sincerely look forward to your return.

See you soon.
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2013

I chose this hostel mostly because of location. I picked one of the rooms with two levels and windows, and was slightly disappointed with what I found compared to the pictures I had seen in the booking sites. Singapore is not exactly known for affordable accomodation, so I guess the price is alright for what it included (air con, good wi-fi, breakfast -consisting of toast, butter, jam, cereal and some fruit-, clean sheets, good matress). The location is excellent, and the staff was really helpful. Toilets and showers are generally clean, and have shampoo and soap.

But... I could't get over the smell. I'm not sure if it was the carpet... it looked clean, but it smelled terrible (wooden or ceramic flooring would make a huge difference). Some parts of the duvet smelled REALLY bad as well.

Overall, the hostel is good. But it is not better than hostels in other (humbler) parts of Asia. The walls could do with some new paint, and the rooms with a deep clean. Also, if going on a weekend, make sure you pack earplugs, the street and corridors can get quite loud.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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5footwayinn, Manager at 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2, responded to this review, December 4, 2013
Hi soulfuljourney,

We would like to thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We apologised for the discomfort you experienced during your stay. We have scheduled monthly maintenance on the premises and is stepping up the frequency.

Lastly, we hope to host you again in the near future to witness the change.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2013

One of the cheaper options in Singapore, 5minute walk from MRT. Staff are lovely and very professional. They knew most answers to our touristy questions. Rooms are really different but fun. Makes a nice change from the usual. Showers and toilets are spotless and very pleasant. Free Tea and coffee facilities also available, aswell as a good but basic breakfast. Beds clean, safe lock drawer in room. Very quiet as off main street. Really good experience. Nice atmosphere to just chill out in reception too. Sofas and computers free to use.

  • Stayed November 2013
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5footwayinn2, Manager at 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2, responded to this review, December 15, 2013
Hi Emily, thank you for your kind review and your stay with us. We look forward to host and serve you better for your next stay with us.
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2013

It was my first time staying at a hostel, and it was a pretty good experience. This hostel is conveniently located in Chinatown where it's close to the MRT, mosque, and food hawker. We stayed in a private 3-person room, the room itself was tiny, but it was ok since we spent most of the days outside anyways. The toilets and bathrooms are tiny as well. The staff try to keep the bathrooms clean, so it depends on who use it if you want to rate the cleanliness. Free tea, coffee, breakfast, and wifi are great as well. Definitely recommended!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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5footwayinn2, Manager at 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2, responded to this review, December 16, 2013
Hi echoflow, thank you for your kind review and your stay with us. From your good ratings, we see that our crews provided a good service during your stay. This is a driving force to our crews to serve you better for your next stay. We look forward to see you soon.
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Property: 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2
Address: 227 South Bridge Road 5footway.Inn Project Chinatown 2, Singapore 058776, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Chinatown
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #87 of 231 Specialty Lodging in Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 2 2*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Project Chinatown 2 is the latest addition to the 5footway.inn brand of hostels. Tucked in the quaintest corner of Chinatown, adjoining the laidback, colourful Ann Siang Hill area where you can find the coolest pubs, cafes and the occasional art galleries, Project Chinatown 2 promises to bring yet another unique experience to our other properties. Project Chinatown 1 is all about the action Chinatown has to offer; Project Sultan is about showcasing local and regional artists to our well-travelled guests. Project Chinatown 2 aims to bring to life the quaint, back-alleyway feel of yesteryear Singapore, with the weekend flea market at the back lane. You can take for granted the same modern facilities that is synonymous with 5footway.inns: Fastest WIFI throughout the premises, free breakfast spread complete with fruits and fresh milk, comfortable anti-dustmite beds, individual storage space as well as a clean, safe environment. To top it off, all our beds come with individual universal power sockets (no need for that adapter!) ... more   less 
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