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Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay

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  • Excellent29%
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  • Average20%
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  • Terrible7%
19 Feb 2018
“Proper "no nonsense" boozer”
16 Jun 2017
“Good bar and music”
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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Located in the heart of Singapore Boat Quay 'the Prince of Wales' is definetly worth to stay at. For backpackers the place to be and you even get the drinks for happy hour prices in the bar right below. The beds though .. the sheets...More

Thank Seraina S
Response from MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat QuayResponded 14 September 2015

Hi there! Firstly, we want to say a big thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Prince of Wales. We couldn't agree more, Boat Quay is a fantastic place to be located in Singapore and are thrilled you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 24 August 2015

Last minute forced change of plans landed me here, was very happy with the staff - they couldn't have been more helpful. An umbrella to borrow in the rain, a room to quickly get changed in when I arrived early. Wifi was up to speed...More

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Response from MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat QuayResponded 14 September 2015

Hi there! A huge thank you for your review! We love hearing that we have visitors from all over the world and it's even better when we know you were satisfied with your experience at the Prince of Wales Boat Quay. We will be sure...More

Reviewed 12 August 2015

Was a nice pub experience, directly at the boat quay. Good service, reasonable prices and nice crowd. One of the very few backpacker places to go to, there are not many in Singapore. Absolutely to recommend.More

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Response from MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat QuayResponded 14 September 2015

Hello! Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at the Prince of Wales Boat Quay. At The Prince of Wales, we hope to create an enjoyable experience for our guests and we're glad...More

Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is my first experience staying at a hostel. We arrived at the Prince of Wales (POW) immediately greeted by Marvin. After completing the paperwork, we were directed to a room for an explanation where we sleep, where is the toilet, and an explanation of...More

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Response from MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat QuayResponded 6 August 2015

Hi! We're so glad you enjoyed your first experience in a hostel and we hope it leads you to many more hostels in the future! Do drop by for a visit the next time you're in town. Cheers, Natasha S.

Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed in the private room Toowoomba for two nights. The room and sheets were clean and the air conditioning worked well and was reliable. The room is on the top floor so prepare yourself to climb a mountain of stairs, and...More

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Response from MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat QuayResponded 2 July 2015

Hello, It was a pleasure to have had the both of you stay with us at The Prince of Wales Boat Quay! Thank you so much for taking the time to provide a review of your experience at our hostel. We are thrilled that you...More

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The Quays
From Marina Bay, a walk along Singapore River will
take you through the three Quays of the city, each
offering a very different atmosphere. Boat Quay
features historical sites and a buzzing riverfront
vibe. Clarke Quay caters to the party crowd, while
Robertson Quay appeals to the leisurely wanderer.
Weekends at Robertson Quay and Martin Road also give a
peek into the lives of expats in Singapore, as the
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