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Backpackers Inn Chinatown

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General Santos City
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location was very convenient because near the LRT station and there are many Chinese restaurants nearby. We booked the private room for 3 persons, the room was small given the cheap price but comfortable and clean. The staff was friendly and accommodating.

Thank shamel25
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As most travellers are aware Singapore is not the. He's pest city's to get to or to find accommodation that doesn't agitate your budget. After a couple of days looking for somewhere to rest our heads in Singapore we finally agreed on Backpackers Chinatown, and I'm glad we did. It's very centrally located, walking distance to all the major shopping...

Thank NikkiLeslieMcGreish
Tacloban, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there was a bit of miscommunication between my group and our local booking/travel agent, generally, I can recommend Backpackers' Inn. I brought in a group of 15 tourists all the way from the Tacloban City, Philippines for an Incentive Trip. The rooms fits our need - a place to stay with a decent and clean comfort rooms with very...

1Thank kevin0984
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

this hostel can't thrill you in any way. it is not very cheap but it is in a very good location and it offers a double bedroom that we needed for our stay much cheaper than any hotel in that ridiculously expensive city of Singapore... the conditions are really minimum. the double bedroom (with one double bed) had nothing else...

Thank lefteria
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This was second stay since 2014. The inn extends a place to Uppercross Road. They have one room for 2 to 3 ppls, others are beds. It is a quiet room that I stayed free from daily busy life. Also, the room rate is at my budget. I changed to 27 Mosque Street for recall memory with friend last visit...

Thank Erica C
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights. Although the room wasn't spacious enough, it was clean and orderly and they provide free water. The toilets are clean, too. At night, noise from people down the road was hear but the inn is near the mrt station so it makes strolling around super easy.

Thank JuyyujJuy
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed over for a night. The inn was full then, as it was a Friday night but I was lucky enough to get the last vacant bed. When I first entered, I was shocked to see the space. Dozens of bunk beds filled the entire floor. Instead of wall partitions to separate 4 bed dorm rooms, cloth were used instead....

Thank gluttonsays
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for Aug. 1-3 2016. What I like most is the free use of water dispenser, refrigerator, hair blower, kitchen utensils etc. It's like a college dormitory. The wifi is very good. The people here are accommodating. There is an adjacent restaurant that is owned by the hostel. What I don't like is the lack of privacy in...

Thank Jaypee C
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Singapore is expensive on a backpackers budget and we were pleasantly surprised by the backpackers inn, just outside the main china town (by one street). Rooms were very basic but just what you would need to sleep, the place had a kitchen with fridge and cooking are if you needed to cook some basic noodles or anything relatively simple. It...

Thank whiteroseredrose
Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The private room that is shown online is not private at all! You can hear the people next room talking and the loud bangs of the door can wake you up! It has an AC, the bed is okay but NO WINDOW! and the karaoke bar downstairs can be heard blasting from that so called private room. There's only ONE...

Thank Sooky D

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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Address: 30 Mosque Street 27 | Chinatown, Singapore 059508, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Chinatown
Price Range: RM58 - RM218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Inn Chinatown 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Make sure you communicate with the staff before booking and departure.”
 of 5 bubbles KovariansiVika, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“room 9 is for 3 guest, with window”
 of 5 bubbles carolamurao15, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have individual air conditioning unit and shared toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles 419robert, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Backpacker Rule of Thumb: Bring Earplugs”
 of 5 bubbles ericl40, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you are going to book here do NOT get a room with a window!!! Check fire exit and alarms are imputed before you stay”
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