Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Elegant and eccentric28 Ann Siang Road, Singapore
T: T: 6808 2188;
What’s black and white with a dash of quirky humour? Singapore’s The Club boutique hotel – one of our top picks in the city state in the S$200-300 range. A warm welcome from a ... Read the full review of The Club Hotel.
An inspiring boutique hotel31-37 Bukit Pasoh Road, Chinatown
T: 6511 4700;
If you have a good-sized budget for Singapore digs and a taste for the extraordinary, forget the chain hotels and book a night at the New Majestic. This is the definition of a ... Read the full review of New Majestic Hotel.
The best of the three little bears16 & 18 Upper Cross Street
T: 6222 4957;
Of the midrange Chinatown hostels, Beary Best! was our favourite, probably partly because we had an entire dorm to ourselves. It’s a clean and comfortable set up, with friendly staff and ... Read the full review of Beary Best!.
Quality over quantity259 South Bridge Road, Singapore
T: 6226 0173;
Embracing the principle of quality over quantity, Adler Hostel offers just 32 dorm beds with privacy curtains, silky soft bedding and lots of freebies. No wonder it calls itself ... Read the full review of Adler Hostel.
Singapore's flashest pod hostel8 Mosque St, nearest MRT: Chinatown
T: 6222 2940;
Set on Mosque Street in the heart of Chinatown, you’ll sleep plenty of winks at the aptly named and uber-comfortable pod-hostel, Wink Hostel. Light and airy. Wink is one of a clutch of ... Read the full review of Wink Hostel.
No-frills favouriteBlock 5 Banda St
T: 6226 3886 ; F: 6324 1715
In the same building as Fernloft Chinatown, Service World has a similarly simple arrangement. A residential space has been converted into three mixed dorms, a breakfast nook, and unfortunately just ... Read the full review of Service World Backpackers Hostel .
Cool and comfortable40 Mosque St
T: 6220 4653;
Pillows & Toast is a cute and clean hostel located on Mosque Street in the centre of Chinatown. Set in a three-storey shopfront-style building, the hostel is popular with both Western backpackers and ... Read the full review of Pillows & Toast .
Quirky heritage hotel50 Keong Saik Rd
T: 6347 1929; F: 6327 1929
No two rooms are alike at this boutique heritage hotel, but picture vintage furniture, framed black and white photos, and sunlight streaming through the shuttered windows and you'll have a good idea. ... Read the full review of Hotel 1929 .
A taste of Tiong Bahru259 Outram Rd
T: 6298 8889; F: 6223 9626
Tiong Bahru is a quaint little area beloved in the hearts of Singaporeans for its old architecture, excellent market and close-knit neighbourly feel. Late 2013, The Plot Hostels joined the pre-war ... Read the full review of The Plot.
It's all about design15 Hoe Chiang Road, Chinatown
T: 6521 9000;
Opening in October 2009, klapsons was one of the earlier luxury boutique hotels in Singapore. With just 17 rooms and these days within striking distance of a few decent watering holes and ... Read the full review of klapsons.
Chinoiserie chic76 Telok Ayer St
T: 6580 2888;
December 2013-opened AMOY is a 37-room hotel oozing chinoiserie chic. It’s a luxury option for Singapore, which means verrrry expensive, but if you’ve got the money to spend and like something a ... Read the full review of AMOY Hotel.Over S$300 1 vote Luxury
Funky and friendly211 A South Bridge Road
T: 6225 4125;
This is a funky, quirky hostel which artistic types will love. Opened at the end of 2012, it prides itself on being an “urban art hostel”, having collaborated with a street artist from Hong Kong ... Read the full review of iStay.inn Hostel.
Stylish shoeboxes48 Mosque Street, Singapore
T: 6645 3131;
If a low price and central location are the most important factors in your decision on where to stay in Singapore, the Porcelain Hotel should be on your shortlist. For just S$120-180 ... Read the full review of Porcelain Hotel.
Cosy digs in the heart of Chinatown36 Temple Street, Singapore
T: 6221 5333;
Are you looking for a private room in Singapore without a “budget hotel” feel? Consider The Inn at Temple Street, a cosy heritage hotel in the heart of Chinatown priced at a ... Read the full review of The Inn at Temple Street.
Welcome to the familyBlk 5 Banda St
T: 6323 3221; F: 6323 3221
The lodgings are simple at Fernloft Chinatown but the warm welcome makes up for it. The dorm is dreary with no windows and thin mattresses, but we like the big lockers right beside the beds. Two ... Read the full review of Fernloft Chinatown.
Austin Powers would approve175A Chin Swee Rd
T: 6827 8288; F: 6827 8289
Singapore’s Hotel Re! may look like any of the other apartment buildings in the old public housing area it’s located in, but the fluorescent pink and yellow of its exterior ... Read the full review of Hotel Re! .
Heritage on a budget69 Keong Saik Rd
T: 6223 0660; F: 6225 0660
On the edge of Chinatown in a converted shophouse, the Keong Saik Hotel's exterior is grander than its rooms. At these prices it certainly isn't boutique (try a neighbour like Hotel 1929 for that), ... Read the full review of Keong Saik Hotel .
Chinatown76-78A/B Smith St
T: 6221 3472; F: 6748 2718
There are a few love hotels in Chinatown and LuLu is one of them. It's not as sleazy as the infamous Hotel 81, but when we asked about rates the response was, By the day or by the hour? If you can ... Read the full review of LuLu Hotel.
A convenient but sleazy choice181 New Bridge Rd
T: 6324 8181; F: 6534 4145
Within spitting distance of the Chinatown MRT, Hotel 81 is well known for being a love hotel. Since most guests only stay for a few hours, customer service and upkeep of the rooms are not a priority. ... Read the full review of Hotel 81 Chinatown .
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