Best Hostels in Singapore
Singapore is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia and a popular stop off destination to break up long haul flights east or west. Singapore is very expensive and finding somewhere cheap to stay can be difficult. If you would like to visit Singapore and save money check out our guide to the best hostels and budget accommodation.
There are lots of hostels in Singapore so which are best for solo travellers, couples, groups and families? Check out our recommendations for the best affordable backpacker hostels and places to stay in Singapore based on location, price, facilities and reviews:
River City Inn
River City Inn is a cozy family run hostel in the heart of the Singapore city, less than 3 minutes walk away from the Singapore River, and 5 minutes walk away from a MRT (tube/metro) train station. The atmosphere is friendly and social, and most importantly affordable. Other beenfits of staying here include free Wi-Fi, breakfast, air-conditioning, discounted attraction tickets and more!
Five Stones Hostel
Located in the 'Arab Street' area in the middle of Singapore, Five Stones Property is one of the most popular hostels close to the buzz of the city. Rooms are very clean with air conditioning and there is a comfortable lounge area with free Wifi. Free breakfast is provided which is an added bonus and helps you to save a bit more money.
Bunc Hostel is one of the most modern on our list and a great place to stay. The hostel looks great and is new, clean and in a great location close to Little India. Dormitory rooms are spacious with free WiFi and fitted with air conditioning. The nearest MRT station, Rochor MRT Station is only a 2-minute walk away making getting around easy.
Wink Capsule Hostel
Wink Hostel is a modern air-conditioned hostel with free Wi-Fi. This is a capsule hostel with pod style beds. Rooms are clean and shared facilities like a kitchen and laundry room. Wink Hostel is only a short 3-minute walk from the Chinatown MRT Station and a 15-minute walk from popular Clarke Quay area. A free breakfast is also offered every day - bonus!
Blanc Inn is a really modern place to stay and different to other hostels on our list. Here you pretty much get your own room if you get lucky with your room selection. This is a great hostel to socialize dueto the large lounge area equipped with a common TV and comfortable sofas. Popular tourist areas like Little India and Arab Sttreet are a 15-minute walk away.
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Mitraa Backpackers Inn
Mitraa Inn is a great value family run accommodation in Little India, just 5 minutes' walk from Farrer Park MRT Station. This is a social place to stay to meet other travellers. Facilities are good with a shared kitchenette, which has a microwave and hot/cold water dispenser. All rooms are air-conditioned and beds come with a personal safe. Bathrooms are either shared or en suite, depending on the room type.
Cube - Boutique Capsule Hotel @ Kampong Glam
This is another capsule accommodation with pod style beds which is more like an upmarket hotel rather than a hostel. This hotel is very cheap compared to similar places in Singapore, you will though have to be comfortable with the pod style sleeping arrangements.
Tribe Theory is a business hostel for startups and entrepreneurs - perfect if you have tech ideas or are working as a digital nomad.
We love the design of Dream Lodge - it looks fantastic. Reviews are very positive due to the facilities, friendly staff and location which is in the Lavender district in Singapore, 650 yards from Mustafa Centre. Rooms are in a pod/capsule style but the bunks are spacious compared to some of the other hostels on our list. Free WiFi is offered as well as a shared kitchen.
The Bohemian Chic Hostel
The Bohemian is a cool backpacker hostel located in central Singapore with the nearest subway station only 2 minutes away. This is a great place to stay to interact with other backpackers and have a lot of fun.
Other hostels to consider:
- Quarters Hostel
- Green Kiwi Backpacker Hostel
- Fisher BNB
- Tree in Lodge
- Maple Lodge
- Adler Hostel
- Betel Box Backpacker Hostel
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