Archive for the 'Accommodation' Category

Sep 06 2012

Singapore’s best party hostels

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Bar downstairs, bunks upstairs.

Singapore’s night life can be a blast when you’re in the right company. If you’re looking for a hostel where the other residents are always up for a pitcher of Tiger Beer, this is where you should be staying. Since it’s more bar than hostel, you can be assured of a boozy time at the … read the full post

Jul 16 2012

50% off selected Singapore hostels and hotels!

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No time to read the paper - book your 50% off room now!

We’ve written at length about just how expensive Singapore can get, but we’ve just this afternoon stumbled upon some very good 50% off deals for both hotels and hostels in Singapore through our reservation partner Agoda.com and while some of these deals are winding up in the next couple of days, if you’re passing through … read the full post

Jun 28 2012

Hotels near Singapore’s Changi Airport

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Check in to a heritage hotel along East Coast Road.

Located on the easternmost part of the island, Changi International Airport is a 25-minute taxi ride or about 35 minutes by MRT from downtown Singapore. If you’d like that trip to be shorter, the following hotels are located near the airport. The Crowne Plaza Changi is the only hotel that is walking distance from the … read the full post

Jan 26 2012

The best hostels in Singapore’s Chinatown

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When backpackers come to Singapore they typically make their home at one of the hostels in Bugis or Little India. While it’s true that these neighbourhoods have a lot to offer budget travellers, don’t forget about Chinatown. Singapore’s Chinatown offers a central location,  amazing food, tons of culture, vibrant street markets, and top-notch hostels. Comfortable, … read the full post

Dec 07 2011

Family rooms from S$120-250 in Singapore

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Last month I wrote about family rooms under S$120, but in Singapore’s over-priced hotel market this gets you little more than four walls and two beds. Small luxuries like 24-hour air-con and your own bathroom can be indispensable when travelling Southeast Asia with children, but for these comforts you need to venture into mid-range accommodation. … read the full post

Nov 07 2011

Family rooms under S$120 in Singapore

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It’s hard to find a budget hotel room in Singapore, and nearly impossible when you’re travelling with kids. A budget of around S$120 per night for two adults and two children limits you to hostels and guesthouses, but not all of them accept young guests. To take some of the guesswork out of finding a … read the full post

Aug 25 2011

Singapore’s cheapest hostels

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How do you choose a hostel in Singapore? Do you research which one has the friendliest atmosphere or is closest to the MRT, or do you just book the best deal you can find? As a budget traveller myself, I can empathise that sometimes it all comes down to the numbers, especially in Singapore where … read the full post

Jan 17 2011

Singapore attractions: Marina Sands Skypark

When I moved to Singapore in 2007 the Marina Sands Hotel was just a hole in the ground. But, by the miracle that is the speed of construction here, this 55-storey luxury hotel opened for business in June last year. Though this mega-structure currently takes the title of the most expensive hotel in the world … read the full post

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