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:

1. River City Inn

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! 


2. RedDoorz Hostel


Featuring rooms with different themes and free Wi-Fi, RedDoorz Hostel @ Kallang MRT is 1,000 yards from Kallang MRT Station, the lodge offers a daily breakfast.

RedDoorz Hostel @ Kallang MRT is a 5-minute drive to Kampong Glam and Parco Bugis Junction. Less than 3.1 miles away are attractions including the Singapore River, Chinatown and the shopping district of Orchard Road. Changi International Airport is 10.6 miles from the lodge.

All rooms are air-conditioned at RedDoorz Hostel @ Kallang MRT. Dormitory rooms include bedside reading lamps, personal lockers and universal power adapters.


3. BUNC Hostel

Bunc Hostel

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.


4. Wink Capsule Hostel

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!


5. Blanc Inn

Blanc Inn

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.



6. Cube Boutique Capsule Hotel at Kampong Glam

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 - Business Hostel for Startups and Entrepreneurs

Tribe Theory is a business hostel for startups and entrepreneurs - perfect if you have tech ideas or are working as a digital nomad.


8. Dream Lodge

Dream Lodge

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.


9. The Bohemian Chic Hostel

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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