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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.

  • Tree In Lodge

    Tree In Lodge

    Eco-friendly and traveller-designed

    2 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 .

    4.5 stars Under S$ 30 1 vote Backpacker
  • The Green Kiwi

    The Green Kiwi

    Great backpacker vibe

    55 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.

    4 stars Under S$ 30 1 vote Backpacker
  • Kam Leng Hotel

    Kam Leng Hotel

    Old-style Peranakan charm

    383 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.

    4 stars S$80 to 150 1 vote Midrange
  • Travellers Inn

    Travellers Inn

    A model hostel, if you can follow the rules

    127 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.

    4 stars Under S$ 30 1 vote Backpacker
  • Hostel Amigos

    Hostel Amigos

    Muy bueno staff

    55 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.

    4 stars Under S$ 30 1 vote Backpacker
  • Feel At Home

    Feel At Home

    Kampong Glam hospitality

    7A 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.

    4 stars Under S$ 30 1 vote Backpacker
  • InterContinental Hotel

    InterContinental Hotel

    Shophouse style marries five-star frills

    80 Middle Road
    T: 6338 7600; F: 6338 7366

    Singapore's got its fair share of luxury accommodation, but the InterContinental sets itself apart by incorporating some local flair. The hotel was built up from Bugis Street shophouses and preserved ... Read the full review of InterContinental Hotel.

    4 stars Over S$300 1 vote Luxury
  • Parkroyal on Beach Road

    Parkroyal on Beach Road

    Four-star favourite, amazing pool

    7500 Beach Road
    T: 6505 5666; F: 6296 3600

    The facilities are more impressive than the rooms at the four-star Parkroyal Hotel on Beach Road, but it's a reliable choice for this price range. Superior rooms are comfortable but the style borders ... Read the full review of Parkroyal on Beach Road.

    4 stars S$150 to 300 1 vote Toprange
  • The Sultan

    The Sultan

    Tasteful heritage hotel

    101 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.

    3.5 stars S$150 to 300 1 vote Toprange
  • The Pod Boutique Hotel

    The Pod Boutique Hotel

    Sleep in sleek style

    289 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.

    3.5 stars S$ 30 to 80 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Drop Inn

    Drop Inn

    Perfect for socialising

    253 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 .

    3.5 stars Under S$ 30 1 vote Backpacker
  • Southeast Asia Hotel

    Southeast Asia Hotel

    Old-school bargain

    190 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.

    3.5 stars S$80 to 150 1 vote Midrange
  • Hangout at Mt. Emily

    Hangout at Mt. Emily

    Stylish but not the bargain it used to be

    10A 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.

    3.5 stars S$ 30 to 80 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Sleepy Sam's

    Sleepy Sam's

    Singapore's so-called "luxury hostel"

    55 Bussorah St
    T: 9227 4998;

    If you prefer to start the day with a cappuccino rather than instant coffee, this is the guesthouse for you. Claiming to be Singapore's first luxury hostel, Sleepy Sam's occupies a strip of ... Read the full review of Sleepy Sam's .

    3.5 stars Under S$ 30 4 votes Backpacker
  • Backpacker Cozy Corner Guesthouse

    Backpacker Cozy Corner Guesthouse

    You get what you pay for

    490 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.

    2.5 stars Under S$ 30 1 vote Backpacker

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