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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Very clean and comfortable. Great place to hang out in the attic room. Not a lot of mingling with other guests, however. Also, we were required to take our luggage out of our locker for 'deep cleaning' on a Saturday, and we were provided with no other locked place to keep valuables.

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MatchboxTheConcept, Manager at Matchbox The Concept Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Chris S Thank you for your well-received feedback! We apologise for any inconvenience caused during your stay. In future situation, we will take into consideration and ensure that our guests will be able to have a secure place to lock your valuables. Nevertheless, we are glad you've enjoyed your stay with us at Matchbox! It is our pleasure to...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The location was good because it was very near from Maxwell Food Centre and China town station. I stayed in woman's room and the rooms were clean and had a locker under each bed, so I could keep my baggage there.

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MatchboxTheConcept, Manager at Matchbox The Concept Hostel, responded to this review

Hi dao1973dao! Thank you for your kind review! Not only are we close to Chinatown Station, we are also very close to Tanjong Pagar Station. This is our most recommended station to travel to and from the Changi Airport via the MRT. We are glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us! It is our pleasure to provide our guests...

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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Staff stayed on duty for my late arrival. Great location, pleasant atmosphere. Only drawback is the "capsule" nature of the accommodation, second night I had a noisy neighbour! No fault of the hotel, just one of those things!

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Hi ! Thank you for your kind review! We are glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us ! It is our pleasure to provide our guests with a wonderful stay with us at Matchbox and to let everyone feel at home when they are here! We hope to be able to host you again next time! Take care! :)...

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I "kind of" stayed in the Flamingo room while the rest of my family was stayed at The Club hotel across the street. Wonderful place to crash in at the end of the night (read: clean bedding, what more do you want for $20 in this insanely expensive city) and leave at the crack of dawn. I have a caffeine...

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Hi UlcerGirl! Thank you for your kind review! We are glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us! It is our pleasure to provide our guests with a wonderful stay with us at Matchbox and to let everyone feel at home when they are here! We hope to be able to host you again next time! Take care! :) Cheers...

Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Clean and every bed have own privacy as it was covered up. For location wise, it was near to Chinatown, Tanjong Pagar & Telok Ayer MRT station. Walking distance to famous Chinatown street and Maxwell Food Court.

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Hi Janice W! Thank you for your kind review! We are glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us! We are close to the three stations which are on different train lines and this allows our guest to get around the city easily! It is our pleasure to provide our guests with a wonderful stay with us at Matchbox and...

Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Positive side - Clean, comfort bed & linen provided with double pillow, the hostel also provide towel as well. Overall environment are pretty quiet as i believe is low density hostel couple with high ceiling. Strong air condition in the room. Good location with accessible to 3 MRT station but some walking exercise is needed. The surrounding also have numerous...

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Gladstone, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Located in Chinatown this hostel has an amazing atmosphere, it’s in a quiet secluded lane, however one hundred meters away you will find a nice bar and restaurants strip. Close to the hostel you will find markets, grocery shops and food courts; Chinatown train station is also close by. We booked at the Sunkiss room, which is a private room,...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I spend 9 days in there,Matchbox Of the concept hostel Given me a good memory.They offer breakfast ,free wifi and I like it.I can Easily go anywhere Because of her convenient geographic position.They nearly in the subway of Tanjiong Pager.

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Kinda creepy idea at first but the bunk was very clean and comfy. ACU wasn't cooling the room enough though. Located at Ann siang hill, where there are good bars. Walk through it is china town. Pretty accessible to everything. Bathroom is shared but very clean. You have your own locker so you can,keep all you valuables there. The room...

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Manila
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I stayed in matchbox hostel for three nights. The location is great because it is in Ann Siang Hill close to metro station and maxwell hawker center. There are also a good number of bars in the neighborhood if you fancy a nightout. The bathrooms are clean.

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Hi trishac849! Thank you for your kind review! We are glad that you've enjoyed your stay with us! It is our pleasure to provide our guests with a wonderful stay with us at Matchbox and to let everyone feel at home when they are here! We hope to be able to host you again next time! Take care! :) Cheers...

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Chinatown
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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Conveniently situated near Chinatown, Tanjong Pagar and Telok Ayer MRT Stations, Matchbox The Concept Hostel is the best one-stop pod hostel to stay at during your adventure in Singapore. With two famous hawker centers - Amoy Street Food Centre and Maxwell Road Hawker Centre -located just minutes away from our doorstep, you can definitely eat your fill of the many delicacies of Singapore. If that's not what you are looking for, fret not, as we are certain that one of the surrounding cafes, restaurants and bars will be able to satisfy your cravings. Besides that, we also provide complimentary daily breakfast, as well as, free flow of coffee, tea, milk and juice to kick-start your day. Not sure where to go to after having your meal? Feel free to check with any of our friendly staff who will be more than happy to provide you with maps, tips and information on the best places to visit in Singapore. No matter whether you are more interested in culture, history, shopping, entertainment or relaxation, we are absolutely sure that we will be able to find something that will suit your needs. In addition, enjoy special discounts when you purchase attraction tickets from us during your stay. After a long day of exploring Singapore, we know that your feet and back might be sore. Hence, Matchbox offers you exclusive complimentary use of our full-body massage chair, neck massager and foot massager. Moreover, we also provide you with two pillow choices - hard and soft pillows -to ensure that you will have a good and comfortable rest for another day of adventure. Want to say a few words to your friend sleeping in the pod beside you before you sleep? Simply unlock the creatively designed peep holes that we offer between our pods. However, if you are too lazy to entertain your chatty friend, you may wish to lock up your side of the peep hole so that he/she won't disturb you (Kidding! We hope you won't do that to your friend! Haha!). For added privacy, Matchbox also offers satin curtains for each of our pods as we believe in providing you with a good night's sleep. So what are you waiting for? Book with us now as our friendly team can't wait to welcome you at our hostel!:) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matchbox The Concept Hostel

Address: 39 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069716, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Chinatown
Price Range: RM167 - RM212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Lower bed near the window.”
 of 5 bubbles WarWorawat, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you're a female, ask for the female dorm. Ask them not to put you next to someone, as they don't seem to think about that.”
 of 5 bubbles karethi, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If possible, choose the lower bunk bed. It is quite an effort to go up the upper bunks”
 of 5 bubbles ellanie_r, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“They only have very few doble beds so book quickley if you are a couple”
 of 5 bubbles rickygalaxy0360, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There are separate female and male rooms or mixed so if you want one in particular it is worth checking availability when you book.”
 of 5 bubbles HayleyLauren, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
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