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Reviewed 4 March 2017

You get what you paid. Small bed but comfy enough. Shared bathroom. Don't expect the bathroom to be clean 24/7, its shared and the staff will not standby 24/7 just to clean everything right after been used by the guest. As a guest you also have to look after the place do not complaint its dirty and you were the...

Thank Desi A
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Been here for new year holiday with family. The service was good enough, yet the toilet was a bit dirty. The receptionist was helpful to provide the transportation info. The breakfast was good enough for the price we paid. Overall, 3 of 5-star rated.

Thank Ananda W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Toilet - Dirty Room - Dirty Bed - Ok Aircon - Cold Is a hostel to avoid unless you are on budget. If you have a little bit more to spare, I will suggest you get a 3 star hotel instead of this. Really disgusted when I was there.

Thank Kuan Liang T
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We did stay in a cheaper hostel before which was BETTER on all points than this one. Pictures are not what it looks like and seems like they clean once a week(?) and roughly. Wifi works veery poor. Breakfast is the sweetest ever. Prepare for a heart rush. Toast w jam, tea, sweeted coffee, cocoflakes is the less sweet cerials...

1Thank Alice K
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This place is as you would expect from a hostel décor wise. Dirty bathrooms though, we found a leech (!!) on the toilet one night. Need a good clean, and regularly. I believe the hostel has changed hands so doesn't look like in the photos inside anymore. Beds are comfy with good bedding. Strong internet. The thing I would point...

1Thank Helen I
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 28 November 2016

On the good side, this hostel offers confortable and clean capsule beds, internet was very fast (200 mbps) and free coffee with very simple breakfast (cereal and toast). Location is good too, But the shower and toilet were so disguisting, they litterally dont wash them appart from putting a bit of water on the floor. There are hair everywhere. The...

Thank NicoQuebec
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 23 November 2016

You get what you pay for but still they can do something about their toilets. A train station was being built by that time when we were there, so hopefully in the future it will be something more accessible. It's just the cleanliness of the toilet was really important for me, but other than that, this place is sort of...

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Clean. Fresh. Nice lobby with places to sit and relax or use internet. Free tea, coffee and water. Nice staff. So if you are in Singapore and want to save money in an extremely expensive city, I do recommend to stay here. Location is also OK.

Thank Andrzej K
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The hostel is quite alright for this price near the Singapore city centre. The capsules are big enough so are the lockers too. The bedroom was ok clean but the bathroom could need a little cleanup. The so called breakfast was very sporadic just toast and two types of cerials. Very positiv is that little India is just across the...

Thank Steffen S
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Never coming back to that place. Doesn't matter how much an accommodation costs. Cleanliness doesn't cost so much. No one cleans there. Bathrooms had the same dirt every single day. Bedsheets were covered with stains, cockroaches everywhere, water dripping from the ceiling, smelly and freezing AC. I was just disgusted and waiting for the night to end. Plus they have...

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Staying in Little India

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Little India
With a strong local Indian community, this pocket of Singapore can feel like another place and time. Wander past traditional barbershops while local residents in brightly coloured saris patronize retailers from decades past. Peruse streets lined with colourful shops as the aroma of curry tempts you to indulge. Listen to the Bollywood music echoing from storefronts and take in the stalls selling bright flowers, fabrics, and spices. At the 24-hour, four-level Mustafa Shopping Centre, you can shop through the night and find everything from pharmacy and grocery items to Bollywood DVDs and diamond necklaces. Singapore’s Little India offers a colourful, lively taste of the subcontinent and is well worth the visit.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Central 65 Hostel (formerly known as b88 Hostel) situated at the central heritage district of Singapore since 2012. It is now rebranded and renovated to provide you the highest comfort of living, at a budgeted pricing. Every effort is put in to ensure that your stay will be a memorable one. The 24-hour reception and cafe, coupled with a spacious luggage room for easy storage of your bulky luggage, service and eatery. From a “Pillow Menu” where you can choose your pillow of choice (goose down, buck wheat or even the aromatic or memory pillows at no extra cost!) to a in-house Gym and a luxurious rooftop Jacuzzi, we offer you all the five star trappings at a very affordable and communal price. We provide 134 beds in mixed dormitory with dedicated dorm for female travellers. Travellers will enjoy free breakfast, WIFI, coffee/tea throughout the day. We aim to provide our visitors quality sleep with our quality bedding. Therefore we have selected a anti-bed bug mattress with a high thread count linen on top of having a padded mattress protector and privacy blinds to give you your own personal space that you need despite sharing a room. Don’t take our word for it – Visit us and have a first hand experience…begin your unforgettably luxurious hostel experience here. Come stay with your friends and family NOW! Central 65. Where HOME is, when YOU travel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central 65 Hostel

Address: 134 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208852, Singapore (Formerly b88 Hostel)
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Little India
Price Range: RM75 - RM704 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Central 65 Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 134
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“Ask for lower bed if you dont want going up and down with a stairs from your bed.”
696desia, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a female dorm if you are a solo female traveler. It is MUCH safer.”
Shneepster, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“What to bring= Handsoap. Get the breakfast.”
monalitar, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ear plugs are essential, the capsules act as a sort of speaker, increasing volume ten fold while in the room.”
TomHaas2013, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“make sure to sleep in the same room with your partner.”
lysanderabe, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
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