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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location was good with the hawker stalls just opposite the place and the MRT just a stone distance. The bed and the bathroom was clean. However, the paint in the locker will stick on your luggage when you drag them out, I do hope they are aware of this. There are many other similar options with lower price.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't stay here if you expect any luxury - there isn't much. Stay here for a cheap and convenient bed in the center of Singapore. Small hostel, close to Lavender and Farrer Park metro stops. Check-in was easy, they just point you to the bed and give you a key for the locker. We came back one week after our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Clueless bumbling staff that seemed confused to why someone would want to check into their hostel! The women that works here was very rude. There are only 3 showers for the whole hostel and they are disgusting.There are only two 2 toilets in the hostel! The pods are disgusting as there is dirt everywhere! The rooms don't get dark/quiet till... More 

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

In English, "to book" means "to secure", in this case reservations. This hostel either doesn't understand English or how to run a hospitality business, but when I showed up 20 minutes after the required check-in time (14:00 local time), I was told they were fully booked. I had booked 1 bed for 3 nights on booking.com since July 24, 2016... More 

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23 reviews
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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Ive been staying at pillowtalk backpacker for 3 days, the place is very quite, maybe because i take female room w/ 6 bed, and only 2 is taken and they are seem solotravelling too, the room is small but the ceiling is high, so is not too full, they give the big locker for our stuff that we can put... More 

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Birkenfeld, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

I can't understand the good recommendations. The only good things about this place is the location, clean bed and cheap price. That s it! There are only 3 showers and 2 toilets for both dorms. Both are ALWAYS dirty with a very bad smell. The dorm rooms and the toilets don't have windows. It feels like being imprisoned. At 7:30... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2016

Stayed for 4 nights in here was nice place to mingle with lots of people. Near from everything, 3 minutes walk from Lavender station, a few walks to food courts. They served a breakfast too! The staff really nice and warm.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I was there for 2 nights, the place is very well located, not far away from the train station Lavender and walking distance to Little India. Rooms are with capsulas beds, very comfortable, and you can get your privet space. Wifi very good quality working in all property. Very nice and kind staff it's also very helpful. Good value for... More 

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

a bit below my expectation. the hostel was in renovation. it's not a problem for me actually, but somehow it makes our movement a bit limited. it was uncomfortable to use the common room with all the painting equipment and all, so we couldn't get a chance to have chitchat with other visitors which is one of the nicest things... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

I stayed here for most of September and had a very pleasant experience. I was wrapping up my studies in Singapore and lease expired at the end of August so had 3 different stays in 3 weeks. Ricky, KL, and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. The bathrooms are a little gross, but beds are comfortable and very private,... More 

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Pillow.Talk Back Packer's Hostel=========== A hostel by avid backpackers, we seek to touch and inspire fellow backpackers, in our own ways, when our paths crossed. If you share the hunger to live life to the fullest and to immerse yourself in this world crammed with wonders, if you share our above thoughts and feelings, come to our hostel, your perfect channel for strangers' paths to cross and become friends.The information solid, the people so true, the thought to travel is endlessly inspiring.Pillow Chambers=============Our bunks are specially designed and separated by dreamy drapes to giving relax and comfy sensation. We aim to provide both privacy and an option for interaction too! Coming in as groupies? Our bunks layout can be alter to suit your needs. Relax & Chill=============Our communal area is filled with rugs and colored cushions, giving visions of the most laid-back mood that you are looking for, with a homely touch. Come stay with us, and experience the exclusivity yourself! Value - Added Services =========== * Morning Breakfast * Iron and Ironing Board * Hair Dryer * Travel Magazines ** Lockers * Books * DVDs * Games * Check-Out Day Luggage Storage ** PC/Internet Access * Wireless * Tourist Maps * Nominal Fees Services======== * Towel Rental SGD$2 * Adaptor SGD$3 * Laundry Services SGD$3 * Dryer SGD$3 ** Black and White Printing Services SGD0.20 * Airport Transfer SGD$8 * * Bicycle Rental SGD$15/Day * Location========A historical white shop house situated in the Backpacker's Region in Central Singapore, We are located at 5 Hamilton Road with just 5-10 minutes walk to:1. Lavender MRT2. Bus Interchange to Malaysia3. Multi-purpose sports complex and swimming pool4. 24-Hour Coffee Shops5. 24-Hour Convenient Shop6. Little India and 24-Hour Mustafa Shopping Centre7. City Square shopping mall And a short bus/train ride to Marina Bay Casino, Clark Quay-Singapore River, Orchard Road and many tourist attractions in Singapore. Additional Information =========== • Pillow.Talk reserves the right to decline guests whom are deemed unsuitable for Hostel Environment• Minimum age: above 12 years • Latest check-out time 1200 / Earliest check-in time 1400 • Please indicate arrival timing, reservations will be released 2 hours after check in time or arrival time given • If guests arrive after reception opening hours, please ring the bell or contact PIC as found in door sign• Main lights out in dorm at 2300 daily. Individual night lights available after lights out • Full payment upon check in by cash only ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pillow.Talk Backpacker's Hostel

Address: 5 Hamilton Road, Singapore 209177, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: RM71 - RM161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Pillow.Talk Backpacker's Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask for corner bed if there is any available.”
 of 5 bubbles JscJ92, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“save budget in you book online than on the spot.”
 of 5 bubbles 329chandrag, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“better choose the mixed dorm, much bigger in size and mostly caucasian room mates, so you don't have to be too noisy when packing your bags”
 of 5 bubbles nidandelion, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a couple blankets, if you like sleeping warm, as A/C gets rooms really cold.”
 of 5 bubbles 759jimf, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“try to get a bed on the bottom, the whole bunk moves if you have to get up.”
 of 5 bubbles saram506, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
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