Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Bugis and Kampong Glam
Bugis and Kampong Glam make an excellent base for exploring Singapore and are home to a high concentration of budget hotels and hostels.
Eco-friendly and traveller-designed2 Tan Quee Lan St
T: 6884 5512;
Even if it weren't commendable for being Singapore's first environmentally-conscious hostel, we'd still rave about Tree In Lodge for its thoughtful layout and central location. Curtains on every bed ... Read the full review of Tree In Lodge .
Old-style Peranakan charm383 Jalan Besar, Singapore
T: 6239 9399;
The 1938-built Kam Leng Hotel on Jalan Besar, a short walk away from Little India, was funkily refurbished and reopened in 2012 and offers clean and functional rooms in line with the simplicities of ... Read the full review of Kam Leng Hotel.S$80 to 150 1 vote Midrange
A model hostel, if you can follow the rules127 Tyrwhitt Rd
T: 6291 2382;
Travellers Inn is run by a young Singaporean couple who give the hostel the loving care they would their own home. There are thoughtful details like privacy curtains in the dorm and the hostel is ... Read the full review of Travellers Inn.
Muy bueno staff55 Lavender St
T: 6298 2908 ;
The staff are so amazing at this small hostel it's no surprise to learn they're backpackers themselves. Dorms are a mix of bunks and regular beds and rates include WiFi, lockers, use of washing ... Read the full review of Hostel Amigos.
Kampong Glam hospitality7A Pinang Rd
T: 6293 9554;
The welcome is so warm at this newish guesthouse in the Arab Quarter you'll feel like you're staying with family. Ikea furniture and a cheerful coat of paint give the air-con dorms a modern look and ... Read the full review of Feel At Home.
Tasteful heritage hotel101 Jalan Sultan, Singapore
T: 6723 7101;
Set among the antique shops and fish-head steamboat restaurants of Singapore’s Jalan Sultan is a charming boutique hotel named (you guessed it) The Sultan. Tastefully converted from 10 art deco-era ... Read the full review of The Sultan.S$150 to 300 1 vote Toprange
Sleep in sleek style289 Beach Rd
T: 6298 8505;
The Pod brands itself as a “boutique capsule hotel” and you’ll find it on the upper floors of a modern building on Beach Road, just around the corner from Arab Street in Kampong Glam. The look ... Read the full review of The Pod Boutique Hotel.S$ 30 to 80 1 vote Flashpacker
Perfect for socialising253 Lavender St
T: 6299 3817;
With comfy dorms and plenty of communal space, the Drop Inn is a perfect backpacker crash pad. Dorms come in configurations of three or seven sturdy Ikea bunk-beds and are air-con overnight. The ... Read the full review of Drop Inn .
Old-school bargain190 Waterloo St
T: 6338 2394; F: 6338 3480
It takes a certain type of traveller to appreciate an old-school Chinese hotel like this. While the rooms are adequate, catering to basic needs rather than creature comforts, calling them well-worn ... Read the full review of Southeast Asia Hotel.S$80 to 150 1 vote Midrange
Stylish but not the bargain it used to be10A Upper Wilkie Rd
T: 6438 5588; F: 6339 6008
We used to rave about Hangout but prices have risen here significantly in the past few years, and are quite a bit higher for a dorm room compared to the competition these days. While the quoted ... Read the full review of Hangout at Mt. Emily.S$ 30 to 80 1 vote Flashpacker
Great backpacker vibe55 Bussorah Street
T: 9695 9331;
If you’re in the market for a hostel with a true hostel vibe, it is very difficult to go past The Green Kiwi in the heart of Kampong Glam. With a fabulous location just down from Sultan Mosque ... Read the full review of The Green Kiwi.
You get what you pay for490 North Bridge Rd
T: 6339 6128;
Being the cheapest hostel in central Singapore requires cutting a few corners, and at Cozy Corner they seem to be staff and cleanliness. Staff moods range from indifferent to surly and every space in ... Read the full review of Backpacker Cozy Corner Guesthouse.
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