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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 May 2013

I've stayed there for 2 weeks & enjoyed the pleasant service. Everything was clean, cool, calm & convenient. The hotel is located in the center of the city & just 5 minutes walk to S'pore's night spot area(Clarke Quay), MRT station & shopping malls. The staff was very friendly & helpful. The rooms are comfortable, the beds are nice &...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 15 May 2013

I checked in really late (2am) with no problem ,staff was great value, they are present 24/7 Dorm rooms were clean and quiet, nice confy beds Bathrooms needs some cleaning but the price is really low for the great location in the heart of Singapore Hostel was also very safe as staff was at the reception 24/7 + CCTV

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St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Me and my friends enjoyed our 3-bedroom room. Everything was clean, convinient. The hotel is located almost in the center, close to subway and shopping mall, stuff is very friendly and supportive. Guys on the reception listen quiet cool Indian music all the time :) There is a kitchen on every store so you can enjoy breakfast in calm atmosphere.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 8 May 2013

completely hated this "hostel". the room was smaller than a prison cell... the springs in the matress woke me up all night and i had to put the pillow outside of the room due to its stench of urine... bathrooms were disgusting.... service was crap.... i booked 3 nights and paid 3 nights... checked out after the first night due...

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Reviewed 1 May 2013

great location and great price. 5 minutes from mrt and next to 7/11. Bathroom bit dirty but acceptable for a hostel. A had bread and coffee for breakfast, i think it was fair with the price. Overall this hostel recommended for backpacker

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muzaffar m, Owner at City Centre Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Respected Sir, Thanks a lot for the review, hope to serve you even better next time. Thanks Regards Management

Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Only positive thing about this hostel is location - shopping centre just 2 mintuies away, Clarke Quay and chinatown - very close. MRT station close. But everything else is very bad. I've never been in such ugly hostel. Really. (I've seen some very beautiful and clean hostels and never had any problems) We had 2-bed room (bunk-bed) and it was...

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muzaffar m, Owner at City Centre Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Management is extremely sorry for the all inconvenience caused . The management for the hostel has been changed and we as a new management will make sure that the standard of the hostel is increased and kept up to the taste of Guest.....

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2012

The location is excellent. The staffs are friendly and helpful. The hostel is clean and really good value for the price. Free Internet and wi-fi included. The train network and some restaurants near by, also 24 hours shop open just opposite the street. you can use fridge to store your food or chill your drink. If you are ladies only...

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muzaffar m, Owner at City Centre Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the review sir, The management of the hostel is changed and you can expect even better service here after

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2012

The location is great it's close to the Skytrain, Clark Quay and lots of restaurants. The hostel is decently clean and averaged price for the bed but as for all the extras there are charges for everything; washer and dryer separately plus detergent which they occupied the whole time so we couldn't do ours when I asked numerous times, and...

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muzaffar m, Owner at City Centre Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Management is extremely sorry for the all inconvenience caused . The management for the hostel has been changed and we as a new management will make sure that the standard of the hostel is increased and kept up to the taste of Guest.....

St Albans
Reviewed 13 September 2012

24 singapore dollars per night for 10/12 bed dorm room. Pretty standard price for the area. Good location- in Clarke Quay close to the train network. Nice clean place with free internet, two bathrooms, washing facilities and tea/breakfast utensils. Place is owned by an Indian guy called Ravi, who at first was nice and friendly. However he soon soured towards...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Good things first: the location is excellent and the hostel is quite clean, and it's ok if you only need a place to sleep for a night or two. Otherwise I wouldn't recommend. Twin private room appeared to be a tiny closet with a bunk bed (two persons standing + two backpacks was enough to fill the space completely). The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
City Center Backpackers (CCB) is centrally located; just 5 minutes walk to MRT (tube/metro) train station. It is also the nicest, safest and the coolest area in Singapore.Choose to stay at the center of all tourist attraction and save your time, cover more tourist points,and also save your money on transportation.We provide 24 hours Air conditioner in the dormitories and rooms , there is no curfew at the hostel, so you can come in and go out at anytime.You may see our special offer.Check out our facebook page: City Center Backpackers hostel pvt ltdTerms and conditions:We do not allow children under the age of 12No Smoking inside the hostelCancellation Policy:We would be grateful if you could inform us at least 48hours in advance if you decide to cancel or make any changes to your booking, otherwise the first night's charge is applicable.We will keep the room/bed for you for 3 hours from the stated time of arrival. After which it will be released for booking. If there is a delay in your arrival time, we would appreciate if you could let us know through phone or email. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Centre Backpackers Hostel

Address: 41/A Hongkong Street, Singapore 059680, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: RM89 - RM620 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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