Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Elegant and eccentric28 Ann Siang Road, Singapore
T: T: 6808 2188;
Situated in the Ann Siang area on the edge of Chinatown, The Club occupies a stately white heritage building that from the outside looks like an early 20th century dinner club for the wealthy. ... Read the full review of The Club Hotel.
An inspiring boutique hotel31-37 Bukit Pasoh Road, Chinatown
T: 6511 4700;
Perfect for creative types seeking comfort and something a bit different, the New Majestic offers an extraordinary experience for prices slightly below those found at the upscale chain hotels of ... Read the full review of New Majestic Hotel.
More of a good thing46B Smith St
T: 6222 4951;
The Beary folks have extended their love of stuffed animals and winning hostel formula to a second location. A Beary Nice Hostel opened in late 2010 and has the same amenities as the original — ... Read the full review of A Beary Nice Hostel.
Simply superb66A/66B Pagoda St
T: 6222 4955;
An unbeatable location and immaculate facilities make a Beary Good Hostel our top Chinatown pick. The hostel building is heritage but the facilities are like new, with Ikea bunk beds and spotless ... Read the full review of A Beary Good Hostel .
24/7 air-conditioning40 Mosque St
T: 6220 4653;
Occupying a heritage shophouse on one of Chinatown's less claustrophobic streets, Pillows & Toast is so appealing it may change your mind about hostels. The staff are welcoming, the bedding is ... Read the full review of Pillows & Toast .
Quality over quantity259 South Bridge Road, Singapore
T: 6226 0173;
Opened in December 2012, Adler bills itself as Singapore's first luxury hostel. It might not be the first to try this, but it's probably the first to actually pull it off. The hostel is set in a ... Read the full review of Adler Hostel.
Singapore's flashest hostel8A Mosque St, nearest MRT: Chinatown
T: 6222 2940;
Opened in late 2011, Wink Hostel in Chinatown offers a winning combo of clever pod-style beds, state-of-the-art facilities and a great location. Although it's situated in a heritage building, Wink is ... 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 .
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 .
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;
This 138-room hotel occupies a large but not quite imposing white building adorned with blue floral patterns amid a strip of restored shophouses on Mosque Street. Full location points are awarded ... Read the full review of Porcelain Hotel.
Cosy digs in the heart of Chinatown36 Temple Street, Singapore
T: 6221 5333;
Set in a heritage building just steps from some of Chinatown's best food and attractions, The Inn's 42 rooms were renovated in 2011 and aren't looking too shabby these days. While they're not ... 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 8220;
Austin Powers himself would approve of this retro-fabulous hotel on the edge of Chinatown. Others may not appreciate the retina-burning paint choices, but in-room amenities like a big LCD TV, free ... 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 .
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 .
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.
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