Best Places for Backpackers in Singapore.

Enjoy backpacking around Singapore without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Singapore.

Top 50 hostels in Singapore.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Singapore.

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Cube - Boutique Capsule Hotel @ Kampong Glam

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Cube - Boutique Capsule Hotel @ Kampong Glam

CUBE Boutique Capsule Hotel @ Kampong Glam Choose CUBE Boutique Capsule Hotel at Kampong Glam for a not-to-be-missed capsule hotel experience you can only find in Singapore. We combine favourite hotel features and amenities, the friendly atmosphere of a connected community, and a capsule sleep e...
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Backpackers Inn Chinatown

96 /100

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Backpackers Inn Chinatown

Backpackers' Inn is a 5-minute walk from Singapores Chinatown MRT Station. It features a 24-hour front desk. Rooms offer free Wi-Fi and shared bathroom facilities with toiletries provided. Backpackers Inn Chinatown is a 10-minute walk from dining and nightlife options in Clarke Quay and Boat Q...
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Gusti Bed And Breakfast Singapore

94 /100

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Gusti Bed And Breakfast Singapore

Your Home in the city..come to Gusti where you are like family. With lots to do in Singapore and transportation right at your doorstep, you ll never want to leave. So bring your whole family or school or church groups to Gusti now!! Our location is conveniently located 3 mins from the Lavender MR...
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TRIBE THEORY - Hostel for Startups & Entrepreneurs

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TRIBE THEORY - Hostel for Startups & Entrepreneurs

Are you a young startup or entrepreneur on a budget, busy building your business venture and need an affordable yet soulful accommodation in the heart of Singapore? Then look no further! Come to Tribe Theory – Venture Hostel where we understand the journey of entrepreneurship. Tribe Theory is a s...
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Dream Lodge

93 /100

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Dream Lodge

Located centrally just outside Central Business District of Singapore along Lavender Street, Dream Lodge is housed in a 1950's era shop house surrounded by 3 MRT stations (One opening in 2016). The location offers quick access to the heart of everything which Singapore have to offer. Just outside...
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Fisher BnB

91 /100

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Fisher BnB

Great Sleep! Tasty Breakfast! A clean and comfortable staying experience with quality amenities at a pocket friendly price! That’s what you will get at Fisher Bed n Breakfast (Fisher BnB)! Conveniently located within city fringe area, Fisher BnB is highly accessible to major tourist spots, shopp...
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Happy Snail Hostel

90 /100

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Happy Snail Hostel

Fastest 200 MBps Wi Fi ! Cable TV (FOX movies on demand), all day breakfast/ coffee / tea. Fully air conditioned in the common areas and dorm rooms as the weather is warm here in Singapore. Whether you are coming to Singapore for a short visit/ VISA run or stopping by before going on to Australia/...
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Cube Hostel

90 /100

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Cube Hostel

CUBE Boutique Capsule Hotel @ Chinatown Choose CUBE Boutique Capsule Hotel at Chinatown for a not-to-be-missed capsule hotel experience you can only find in Singapore. We combine favourite hotel features and amenities, the friendly atmosphere of a connected community, and a capsule sleep experie...
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COO Boutique Hostel

89 /100

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COO Boutique Hostel

COO Boutique Hostel is designed by multi-award winning design firm Ministry of Design and offers a playful yet chic design concept inspired by the memories of its culturally rich neighbourhood of Tiong Bahru. Besides free breakfast, you can have access to free wifi throughout the property and be as...
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The Bohemian Chic Hostel

88 /100

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The Bohemian Chic Hostel

Great Location- The Bohemian is a cool fun loving backpacker's haven in the heart of the city. The location of this property cannot be any better with the subway station only 2 minutes walking distance away. We are walking distance for the clubbing scene at Clark Quay, Boat Quay and the Marina B...
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Wink Capsule Hostel

88 /100

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Wink Capsule Hostel

High style and high tech converge at Wink - the boutique flashpackers hostel. We are a one-of-a-kind new accommodation concept geared for the young (at heart), trendy and technology savvy. The owners of Wink are passionate and seasoned travellers (backpacking and business globe-setting) who to...
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Tree In Lodge

88 /100

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Tree In Lodge

Tree in Lodge is a brand new Green hostel located within 5-minute bus ride or 10-minute walk away from Outram Park MRT station. We are located in one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Singapore, a ‘heartland’ characterised by public housing and lifestyles rooted in local traditions. Here, you won’t fi...
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Superb Hostel

86 /100

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Superb Hostel

Comfortably nestled in Bugis, Superb Hostel offers affordable private guestrooms with essential amenities. The hostel is close to public transportations, to Changi Airport, to places of interests and to eateries. On top of that, Superb Hostel believes in serving guests truthfully, kindly and beauti...
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The Pod - Boutique Capsule Hostel

86 /100

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The Pod - Boutique Capsule Hostel

Enjoy complimentary laundry service, hot buffet breakfast, high-speed Wi-Fi access and more. A complete set of amenities ensures effortless living right at the centre of Singapore. Located at the fringe of the Singapore Central Business District, The POD offers quick accessibility to the heart o...
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Lodge 41

84 /100

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Lodge 41

Lodge 41 is a hostel located in the vibrant area of Geylang. If you are looking to meet and social with other friendly travelers, you can choose from 4, 6, 12 bed dorm rooms, mixed or female only! Lodge 41 is a home away from home for backpackers, travelers or someone who just wants to have a ch...
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Five Stones Hostel

83 /100

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Five Stones Hostel

Five Stones Property is located in the 'Arab Street' area right smack in the middle of Singapore. Arab Street is an up and coming area, full of buzz, full of life. With many eating and drinking options for you to choose from our new location is also at the intersection of bus and subway routes. J...
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River City Inn

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River City Inn

River City Inn is located in the heart of the Singapore city, less than 3 minutes walk away from the Singapore River, and 5 minutes walk away from a MRT (tube/metro) train station. River City Inn is a family-owned and operated hostel. As travellers ourselves, we know that affordability should nev...
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Beary Best! by a beary good hostel

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Beary Best! by a beary good hostel

At Beary Best! we seek to retain the carefree charms and ways of a backpacker hostel and simply to provide the true essentials: comfortable and good value accommodation. Carefully restored from an art deco heritage building, we offer a calm, laid back and friendly environment with all the fa...
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City Inn @ Mackenzie Road

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City Inn @ Mackenzie Road

Food, shopping, sightseeing and cultural experiences are literally at your doorstep. From City Inn Mackenzie, you can enjoy easy access to all that this garden city has to offer. It is located 3 minutes away from Little India MRT Station, which brings you to popular tourist attractions such as Garde...
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@ The Little Red Dot

82 /100

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@ The Little Red Dot

Great Location In The City, We Are Only 1 Minute Walk From the Subway Station. Free departure airport transfers* (at designated daily pick up times) and stay with us to enjoy great discounts to Singapore's Night Safari, Singapore Flyer, Singapore River Cruise, Ducktours, Universal Studios Theme Park...
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Beds and Dreams Inn @ Clarke Quay

81 /100

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Beds and Dreams Inn @ Clarke Quay

Hostel @ 38 Hong Kong Street, formerly known as Rucksack inn @ Hong Kong Street is ideally located within the city's business and entertainment district, accessibility to Chinatown district of a 8-minute walk; surrounded with various shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Close to major places o...
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The InnCrowd Backpackers Hostel 2

81 /100

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The InnCrowd Backpackers Hostel 2

Located in the city centre, in the heart of historic Little India, we're close to everything which a backpacker could possibly need - bus stations, MRT (subway) stations, cheap eats, supermarkets, money changers, ATMs, post office, places of interest, etc. We're also the only hostel in Singapore...
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5footway.inn Project Ann Siang

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5footway.inn Project Ann Siang

Redefining the meaning of “hostel”, Project Ann Siang is a premium boutique hostel which combines functionality with style. Located along South Bridge Road in Chinatown, 5footway.inn Project Ann Siang is a modern hostel offering dormitory and private rooms with Breakfast and free WiFi. 5footway....
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MET A Space Pod

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MET A Space Pod

Strategically located at the heart of Singapore, 6 min walking distance to Raffles Place MRT station and 7min to Clark Quay MRT station. Directly facing the Singapore River, the neighbourhood is surrounded by various eateries, activities, vibrant nightlifes and amazing river view overlooking the Mar...
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Betel Box Backpacker Hostel

80 /100

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Betel Box Backpacker Hostel

We are located on the vibrant Joo Chiat Road, housed in a restored traditional 1920s shop-house. Stay with us for an experience off the beaten track. You will be surrounded by local culture and plenty of amazing local food. Wander off to the nearby East Coast Beach for a leisurely cycle along the co...
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Green Kiwi Backpacker Hostel

80 /100

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Green Kiwi Backpacker Hostel

Managed by Rucksack Inn @ Lavender, Green Kiwi was voted Best Hostel Singapore 2014 by Hostelworld! We love Singapore, and want you to love it too :) Fantastic staff that will get to know you, lovely breakfast, unlimited internet, wi-fi, aircon, lockers, maps and advice, all free :) Our staff...
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5footway.inn Project Boat Quay

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5footway.inn Project Boat Quay

Looking for a place to rest your tired feet after a long day of exploration? 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay is situated along the Singapore River and offers contemporary dormitory rooms with free WiFi. A 10-minute walk to Clarke Quay MRT Station, it is located across the river from the Asian Civi...
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Traveller@SG

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[email protected]

Tuesday night PROMO - Early bird gets up to 30% discounts! Well-placed in the sports, culture, sightseeing area of Singapore city, [email protected] Hostel provides a most conducive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. The hotel lies 1.0 Km from the city center and provides accessibility to...
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Royal Lodge @ Pagoda Street

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Royal Lodge @ Pagoda Street

Maple Lodge is located at the heart of Chinatown. From here you will find yourself at the best place to immerse in the rich heritage and culture of Singapore. Maple Lodge is also planted right at the doorstep of the Chinatown MRT Station, so the trusty local subway system that can take you anywhere...
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Adler Hostel

78 /100

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Adler Hostel

Dubbed Asia's No. 1 'Poshtel' by Tigerair and World's No.8 'Poshtel' by USAtoday. Adler Hostel, Singapore's first luxury hostel is situated in the heart of Singapore, Heritage Chinatown (牛车水) district. The Hostel is within walking distance to train stations, Central Business Districts (CBD) / Fina...
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Mitraa Backpackers Inn

78 /100

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Mitraa Backpackers Inn

SPECIAL OPENING PROMOTIONS: BOOK NOW to avoid disappointments. Hotel like Quality & Standards at Hostel prices. If you are looking to stay at Singapore in a good quality, clean, friendly place at budget prices, Mitraa INN is the right answer ! Located in the edge of Singapores popular tourist d...
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The Hive Singapore Hostel

77 /100

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The Hive Singapore Hostel

Before we tell you more about us, you have to read this: _________________________________________________ FREE WIFI - Connections are strong and stable in all corners of The Hive all the time FREE BREAKFAST - Unlimited Toast, jam spread, milk and cereals FREE DAY LUGGAGE STORAGE – Safe keep you...
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Bunc Hostel

77 /100

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Bunc Hostel

Managed by The Unchartered Co., style meets budget at Bunc Hostel, a unique hostel that offers clean dormitory rooms and free WiFi. Coin-operated laundry facilities and an iMac computer corner are available. It is located within the culturally rich area of Little India, Singapore. Fitted with ai...
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Gap Year Hostel

77 /100

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Gap Year Hostel

NO air-con curfew, less than 5 min walk from subway, clean, friendly staff, near to amenities and places of interest Inspired, designed and managed by backpackers, Gap Year backpacker hostel is a brand new design hostel located in a premium location. Newly renovated from a pre-war 2-storey shopho...
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5footway.inn Project Chinatown 1

77 /100

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5footway.inn Project Chinatown 1

Great Food? Checked. Great Buys? Checked. An affordable and cool hostel right next to all the action? DOUBLE CHECKED! Just a 5-minute walk from Chinatown MRT Station, the modern 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 1 hostel features dormitory rooms with free WiFi. The property offers free hot beverages...
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Beds and Dreams Inn @ Chinatown 1

76 /100

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Beds and Dreams Inn @ Chinatown 1

If what you’re looking for is a conveniently located hostel in Singapore, look no further than Beds and Dreams Hostel formerly known as Rucksack inn @ Temple Street. Occupying 2 floors as a backpackers’ hostel which is located in the heart of Chinatown that offers easy access to the Train station an...
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Footprints Hostel

76 /100

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Footprints Hostel

$12.10 Early Birdy Special~~ Only 10 beds will be available each day (Sunday-Thur) for the Early Birdy Special. After the 10 beds have all been taken up, normal rates will apply. - Full cash payment must be made in SGD upon arrival - Highly recommended to book in advance to ensure availability...
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Joyfor Backpackers

75 /100

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Joyfor Backpackers' Hostel Singapore

Location Joyfor Backpackers Hostel is situated near the hub of Singapore. We are at 3 MRT (subway) station from the center of the city (within 10 minutes MRT ride). At the bus stop in front of our hostel, there is a wide range of buses that transit to the hub and various places of interest....
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7 Wonders Capsule Hostel

74 /100

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7 Wonders Capsule Hostel

There are no STRANGERS, just a WORLD OF PEOPLE you haven't met. As our tagline says it, at 7 wonders hostel, we aim to create an accommodation and atmosphere where we bring people from all walks of life, nationality and culture together.Travel and sleep at an affordable price yet get to experience...
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G4 Station

73 /100

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G4 Station

Located in the heart of heritage centre in Little India @ Mackenzie Road, G4 Station started humbly with the aim in providing Good accommodation 4 all Globetrotters, which has always been a motto to us. Good is a universal term, but in humanistic view, means a feeling of at ease. In G4, not o...
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Quarters Hostel

72 /100

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Quarters Hostel

Quarters, really is about fun that’s catered – something for everyone! So if you’re looking for a Big Night Out – a vibrant night scene ‘cross the bridge; a Lazy Afternoon – our lush cafe lounge on the ground floor; a Cultural Tour – the river cruise round the back alley; a “Singaporean Day” – our r...
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New Society Backpacker

71 /100

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New Society Backpacker

New Society Hotel is a clean, safe and friendly hostel. Ideally situated along the main road of Jalan Besar, tucked amidst the colourful and vibrant food and shopping area of Little India. New Society Backpacker makes guests feel like they are friends staying in a home away from home. As such, gu...
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Backpackers@SG

70 /100

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[email protected]

Conveniently located in the City, [email protected] is a hostel designed to give backpackers an enjoyable Singapore Experience. This newly opened twin storey hostel features big rooms, comfortable mattress, clean linens, cozy lounge, as well as sparkling clean toilets and showers. It is equipped with a...
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Asphodel Inn

69 /100

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Asphodel Inn

Situated in one of our local tourist locations of Little India, Asphodel Inn is the ideal place to stay for premium services at reasonable rates. Providing short or long term accommodation, all rooms are equipped with private amenities, like air-conditioning, shower, IDD telephone, to welcome guests...
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iStay.inn

67 /100

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iStay.inn

iStay.inn is a funky design hostel created in a classical 2 storey Singapore shophouse in the heart of Singapore’s vibrant Chinatown district. Our neighborhood is a blend of great restaurants, bars and cafes, ancient Temples and Mosques alongside unique Chinese markets and shops all conveniently loc...
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Shophouse The Social Hostel

66 /100

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Shophouse The Social Hostel

The Shophouse hostel is right smack in the middle of the culture-rich Kampong Glam. Nestled in an enclave of shophouses - sartorial, gastronomical and cultural establishments form the fabric of this heritage area. On the train (MRT) from the airport, it will set you back about SGD2.50 for a 30-minut...
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Royal Hostel Singapore

66 /100

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Royal Hostel Singapore

Newly launched in 2013 | Managed by backpackers | Prime location in Chinatown | Free breakfast & WiFi | 3-min walk to MRT | Individual privacy curtains | Personalised bed-lights & charging points | 24-hr security 'Where East meets West...' Newly opened in 2013, Royal Hostel is a bouti...
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60

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60's Hostel

60's Hostel is ideally located in Central Singapore at 569 Serangoon Road, in a walkable distance between Farrer Park MRT and Boon Keng MRT stations. Close to the hostel are some of the Singapore's most popular local food coffee shop, restaurants, shopping malls, Chinese & Indian Temples, Mosques an...
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Coziee Lodge

64 /100

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Coziee Lodge

Coziee Lodge is strategically located within the central area of Kallang, making us a short distance to several of Singapore’s main attractions and districts. Getting around town is easy with Kallang MRT station located just 3 minutes walk from us (map). Additionally, surrounding us is a great selec...
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Meadows Hostel

64 /100

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Meadows Hostel

Meadows Hostel provides clean and comfortable double and single capsules with under-bed lockers. Each capsule comes with power points, LED bed light, towel bar and black out curtain. FREE WIFI FREE BREAKFAST -Comes with egg , jam. Weekends we have cereals, milk and orange juice FREE LOCKER- To...
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Things to see and do while backpacking in Singapore.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Singapore.

If you're already planning to visit Singapore - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

Singapore : Las Vegas of Asia

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and also known as the Lion City, the Garden city, and the Red Dot, is a global city in Southeast Asia and the world’s only island city-state. It lies 137 km north of the equator, at the southernmost tip of continental Asia and peninsular Malaysia, with Indonesia’s Riau Islands to the south. Singapore’s territory consists of the diamond-shaped main island and 62 islets. The national anthem is “Maulah Singapura” and the official languages include English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil. Chinese form the largest part of population here followed by Malay, Indians and others.

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Singapore: The Perfect Stopover

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CHANGI TO THE CITY

From the Changi International Airport, Singapore’s central where you can see every iconic landmark this sovereign state has to offer is a mere 30-40 minutes depending on where you stop. As for me, I opted to stay at The Pod Boutique Hostel due to its geographical convenience. Considering that I don’t really have much time to go around, I thought it was best to stay in a hostel that has all the comforts of a boutique hotel (sans seclusion of course) but still is in close proximity to what I wanted to see. Not only was the hostel clean, modern, safe, and supplied everything I needed for a quick solo stay, it was near the MRT stations that opened up the entire city in an easy minutes travel. I decided to venture some more that brought me to the Millenia Walk to find something to eat and what Singapore’s nightlife might be like. As luck would have it, I arrived when they were taking the last order but a band was still playing. I took the opportunity to order the Singapore Sling- the gin-based cocktail that originated in this country at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel. Hey, I am a tourist afterall. I called it a night after I finished my burger and coming back to the hostel was a breeze considering there weren’t a lot of people out and about during week night. Well lit streets and twinkling skyscrapers, the view from the any spot you choose in the city. I closed my eyes and understood why Singapore draws so many people from all over the world.

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REACHING KUALA LUMPUR

The best and the easiest way to reach Kuala Lumpur(KL) is via flight. You can chose to land at Changi Airport of Singapore and have a bus ride all the way to KL passing international borders which will take around 6 hours or you can also chose to land at KL airport itself. Another way would be a cruise ride followed by road travel to the city which is a beautiful,breath taking experience.

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Five Sensational Experiences to do in Singapore

Singapore might be a small country but they have are packed with loads of adventures travelers can experience. Heck, I don’t think people can finish doing the activities in just one day! The country has so many activities; locals and tourists alike will enjoy what the lion city can offer.

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Practical Things You Need to Know About Singapore

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Sing KTV in Singapore

So you are an expat 6 months into their new life and have started to find this tropical island somehow dry despite its high humidity. If that is the case, why not try some weekend activities of the locals? Here are some suggestions. Sing KTV in Singapore Singapore has a strong KTV culture, especially among the Chinese speakers. For a country with high alcohol price and well, just generally doesn’t drink much, KTV is an ideal alternative for friends gathering or even company events. Most of the Singaporeans are not shy to sing a bit in front of friends. KTV in Singapore is most authentic if you sing it in Chinese, be it Mandarin, Hokkien or Cantonese. Try to jio (Singlish for “invite”) some of your Mandarin speaking friends and ask them to introduce you to Chinese Pop. Want to familiarize yourself with some of the most popular mandarin songs? JJ Lin and Jay Chou have never been missed out from a single of my KTV sessions.

Caroline Sun

Singapore: An Urban Jungle Surprise

“Singapore is what your city could become if everyone obeyed the rules, did their jobs diligently, and just shut up. When your city gets to be this paragon of efficiency and discipline, would you still want to live there? Singapore is a model city, which is terrific if you happen to be a model human.” – Jessica Zafra (Twisted Travels)

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Singapore - Advice for a first time traveller

Singapore, the cleanest city in the world, boasting the worlds best airport, huge buildings and huge prices to match. There are a thousand claims and reputations surrounding this city but I’m here to officially give some advice for a first time traveller to help you along.

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Singapore: 6 Popular Places to Visit in Singapore

Singapore: 6 Popular Places to Visit in Singapore What comes to your mind when you hear the word Singapore? I bet that the first thing that will come into your mind is Marina Bay Sands Hotel. It is iconic because of its boat shaped infinity pool. Singapore is considered to be one of the smallest country in the world but its diverse attractions will never bore you. Here are the list of 6 popular places that you can visit in Singapore.

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SINGAPORE: HOLLAND VILLAGE – Why you should plan an evening there

A little about Singapore Singapore, the tiny island off Malaysia, known for its planning ways, cleanliness, safety, development and of course the building with the ‘ship’ on top, has been successful in creating tiny towns within the tiny island. Having lived in Singapore for over two years, my impressions of Singapore have changed so many times; don’t think I can count them. Presently, I’d term it as a ‘Love Hate’ Relationship.

TheBlueStone

Planning the trip

I start my first traveling abroad by going to Singapore and Phuket. My and my 2 officemates are planning this trip for 4 months ago. We start saving money, hunting ticket, hunting hotel, see what places we have to go and transportation. First we booked flight from Jakarta to Phuket and Phuket Jakarta. cost about:

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Singapore: one city, many cultures

A lot has been written about Singapore, but I think the reason why is definitively worth a visit is represented by its multicultural environment. In a nutshell, visiting Singapore is like taking a look on several cultures and religions, all in one! Not bad for a city-state, right?

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Singapore: A Destination For Children Of All Ages

Generally thought of as a big business hub in South-East Asia, or as an ideal stopover between the lands ‘down under’ and Europe, Singapore actually has much to offer in terms of a proper holiday destination.  Families most would benefit from its compact size yet wealth of attractions, which suit all ages and assure that a week spent there is spent well.

Sharleen Wright

Singapore: Get Closer to Nature

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city, and embrace the naturistic side of Singapore. Have you been to Singapore several times and have visited every famous tourist sightseeing places? Are you looking for a change of scenery and atmosphere? Are you looking for places to escape the hustle and bustle of this concrete jungle? Then you’re in the right article! Personally, I’m not one who loves crowds and I love being close to nature. I took a few years to properly explore parts of Singapore and found places I really enjoy going to.

Beatrice Loh

Singapore : My Tropical Concrete Jungle

Growing up in Singapore, I was always reminded in school, at home and even in the TV that Singapore is just a little red dot in the world map. It is one of the smallest country in the world (50 km from east to west and 17 km from north to south), however Singapore has come a long way and has reinvented itself in many ways.

Haida

Top 5 parks to visit in Singapore

Occupying 719.1 square kilometres, Singapore is not an enormous country. (As a comparison, Australia is 7.692 million square kilometres.) However there is a lot squeezed into it: more than 5 million people, business hubs, a thriving arts scene, every imaginable type of food, a busy nightlife and continual construction. But because of this things can get a bit hectic. Residents can escape the big city through the well-connected airport, hopping on a plane and a short while later finding themselves relaxing on a beach in Bali.

Claire Wilson

Singapore Zoo and River Safari in a day

Today we’ve set our mind to visit Singapore Zoo and River Safari. Singapore Zoo was our first stop then River Safari for the boat ride just within the neighboring area.

belle-markz

Living in Singapore for a month

Last year, I was able to go to Singapore when I was one of the loan staff for our company’s international affiliate in SG. I, together with 10 other Filipino auditors stayed there for a month. Staying in the country for work is very much different than staying there for the sole purpose of travelling. And due to our busy demanding schedule, I had a limited time visiting the country. But of course, I couldn’t resist exploring what SG has to offer especially for first timers like me! And so let’s start with…

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Turn Your Next Page to Singapore

I lived and worked in Singapore as an audiologist for a year and five months. Although I traveled heaps for work, I made it a point to allocate time and explore Singapore like a local, a tourist and as an expat. Foremost, you need to obtain your Traveler’s Starter Pack and Guidelines: EZ Link Card. This will get you to places. Smartphone. Most of the city’s establishments are equipped with a good wi-fi, if you’re the type of person who lets you friends or your stalkers know your whereabouts this is simply a part of the essentials. gothere.sg. If ever you find yourself lost in city a trusty online app allows you to navigate the places better by train, by bus, by a cab or even by foot. Singapore Dollars or simply money. Singapore has always been on the list of most expensive cities, define your travel with a little bit of spending though using the PLASTIC (credit card) is accepted anywhere. Try sparing a dollar on the famous one dollar ice cream on the streets, enjoying it with a bread is mostly recommended. Now, go on and head off to the nearest stall and have yourself a treat. Sunblock. Let me remind you that the sun here does not lurk or ambush you in a surprise. It presents itself 26 to 30 degrees Celsius letting you know you’re in the tropics, suit yourself with a good sunblock and thank me after! Stay on the LEFT side of the escalator. The right side is meant for people who are rushing to pass. Everyone gets to be family, call the elderly “Aunty” and “Uncle”. In a modern scenario, don’t be surprised when you see them working. There are some things you need to do in order survive in an expensive city, sad but true. Converse as tourist for directions you’ll be surprised to be answered back in English or “Singlish”. Initially before trying to live here, I’ve get to have a taste of what is to be like a tourist that was back in 2012. Everything about the country seemed to be perfect the city life, shopping, public transportation, amusement parks and museums, did I mention shopping already? It was cleanest city I’ve ever been to, something similar on how you want your city to be arranged in one of your social media games. Being a tourist, me and my friends decided to stay at Marina Bay Sands Hotel for a week. It did cost a bit of a fortune even if it was bundled with a few discounts coming from someone we knew, that’s only when it came to our senses that we are living the high life on a 6 star hotel. Chauffeured from the airport by a glamourous hotel coach, I felt like a Hollywood celebrity that time. The room was amazing, of course and top it all you’ll get to have an infinity pool on the 57th floor, you embracing all of Singapore’s skyline. Be aware that you cannot lift drinks or food from the bar if you don’t intend to consume them, as there is a sensor that would tell the staff that a product is sold once it has been lifted from the bar. Since I was attending a conference while on this trip (I just need constantly remind myself this), I chose the must-see places I should visit to make my trip complete and worth it, and proudly say that “Oh! I have experienced Singapore at its finest!”.

Jinice Bautista

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