Hostel and Backpackers in Singapore


Singapore is one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world. The city houses loads of places of tourist interest, a rich culture that is worth experiencing and a beautiful blend of traditions and lifestyles of different countries. However, this region of South East Asia is experiencing huge traffic of tourist on a budget and also students from different walks of background.

Singapore can be slightly expensive, especially with regard to accommodation. So, does this mean that Singapore is inaccessible for students and for tourists looking for an economical international vacation? Definitely not. There are several places in Singapore which offer great accommodation at very reasonable prices. We have compiled a list of top few for your convenience-

The Hive Backpacker’s Hostel
Established by a group of friends who had backpacking as their common love, ‘the Hive’ is a perfect place for tourists who are in the city for a short stay and for students on temporary visits to the country. Visitors can avail room as well as dorm facility. This hostel is complete with air conditioned dining hall, lounge, television room, convenient and adequate shared washroom facilities, free breakfast, internet terminals and necessary services such as printing, copying and scanning. Guests are provided with security cards and can come in and go any at any hour of the day. The hostel also has a small stationary cum convenience store where you can get different essentials. Beds are available beginning from $14 per day.

City Backpackers
Located in close vicinity of malls, restaurants, pubs, bars and local travel convenience, ‘City Backpackers’ is an affordable hostel built on the Singapore River. So, along with enjoying various facilities such as spotlessly clean rooms complete with wardrobes, good bedding, personal reading light, locker, luggage space, wi-fi and a LCD television, you can also take pleasure in the great views from your own balcony. The hostel provides key card access to rooms along with personal lockers. The hostel provides seven shower rooms, seven toilets and a laundry room. Breakfast is free. The backyard garden of the hostel is very attractive as well. The hostel houses a minimart where you can buy basic necessities. Another great feature is that the hostel provides tickets for some of the major attractions in Singapore. Beds are available beginning from $21 per day.

Betel Box Hostel

"Betel Box hostel" was started with the intention of bridging the gap between expensive hotels and down market clapboard inns in Singapore. Situated in a decent area in the city, this hostel offers good accommodation along with arranging local tours for its guests at very affordable costs. The Food Walk is a very special feature of this hostel and offers a lot of treats for your platter. The hostel offers clean room and washroom facilities. Rooms are air conditioned and equipped with wi-fi. Separate family rooms are available and the hostel houses an eight bed dorm only for women. Costs range between $20 per bed in dorms to $60 per day for family rooms.

Drop Inn
"Drop Inn" offers rooms that are simple but functional. Located at a convenient distance from some of the best attractions in the city, this hostel offers air conditioned rooms complete with wireless internet. Visitors can choose to stay in fourteen bed and six bed dorms which cost $22 per bed or opt for a double superior room costing just $55. The hostel also offers double deluxe room which costs $65 per day.

River City Inn
‘River City Inn’ is a perfect place for women because it is one of the few hostels in Singapore that offers a ladies only dorm. The well kept rooms, clean facilities and an option to choose between mixed dorm, ladies only dorm and private bed room with four beds make this inn very attractive. The costs range between $26 for dorms to $128 for the private room.

When you visit Singapore, check out these accommodation options and you can save a good deal of money on your stay.

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