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  • jodymm

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    17th February, 2007
    Posts: 9

    Does anyone have suggestions for cheap accommodation in singapore thats not to grudgy?
    Does anyone know the big water park, with pools, slides, island etc?

    #1 Posted: 4/12/2007 - 15:24

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  • Katie1985

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    13th December, 2007
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    Hi we just stayed at One Florence Close in Singapore which was good, clean place with free internet, air con, very friendly and helpful staff, funky furnishings but small rooms. It was next to the MRT (train system) which gets you EVERWHERE in Singapore and makes the whole place very easy to navigate. The "Island" you are looking for is called Sentosa Beach. You can get there via the MRT. I hope this helps.

    #2 Posted: 13/12/2007 - 09:15

  • karmic_tramp

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    cheap and grungy (?) sometimes come with one another. but not always. during our trip to singapore we stayed at the YWCA in fort canning, which we booked online at their hotel web site(http://www.ywcafclodge.org.sg). that cut down our hotel cost, so that we found a low-priced yet very nice hotel, clean, accessible, and full amenity. if you're planning to go to sentosa, you might want to look up the following hotel web sites:


    #3 Posted: 14/12/2007 - 11:21

  • celianz

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    15th December, 2007
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    We stayed at new 7th storey hotel; good location, next to Bugis Junction (tube) and ten min walk to famous Raffles Hotel. Paid approx 60 S$ per night i think for double with aircon. Bit tatty, but was clean.

    #4 Posted: 15/12/2007 - 21:01

  • onegrainofs-

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    the big water park with pools, and slides on Sentosa (aka Fantasy Island) was closed down some 5 years ago. There is now only one other water theme park called Wild Wild Wet which is really small and filled with kids! http://www.wildwildwet.com/

    #5 Posted: 8/1/2008 - 23:46

  • jodymm

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    17th February, 2007
    Posts: 9

    Hi everybody and thanks for your suggestions of where to stay in Singapore. I have booked a place for 48$ a room and will let you know what its like.
    Having the best time in Vietnam and Cambodia.
    Bird Sanctuary out of Chau Doc
    Dog farm on Phu Quoc Island
    Eating fresh crab on Rabbit Island, Kep
    PPS Circus School in Battambang
    If you want to know more about the above mentioned let me know.

    #6 Posted: 20/1/2008 - 18:15

  • Doggins

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    15th April, 2009
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    how was the room jodymm?

    #7 Posted: 15/4/2009 - 19:03

  • idreamofdur-

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    The new water park is called Wild Wild Wet. It's near Pasir Ris MRT.


    #8 Posted: 24/4/2009 - 10:49

  • thailand_as-

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    hey, when i was in singapore i stayed at the fragenc e hotel which offer nice and clean domitries for around 13 usd, its quiet and clean. a nice option for low budget traveler in singapore.
    have fun

    #9 Posted: 8/7/2009 - 11:02

  • mitchell

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    26th June, 2009
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    footprints hostel on perak street is s$22/dorm bed. a/c, immaculate and very friendly.

    #10 Posted: 8/8/2009 - 20:47

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  • wwwsgminsuc-

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    7th June, 2009
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    There're lots of dorms and hostels available from SGD$20++ per person, but you'll probably hv to share the room with up to 3~5 other travellers, unless if u get lucky, nobody else has booked in the same dorm on the same day as u.

    #11 Posted: 13/8/2009 - 12:44

  • williamtayl-

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    9th June, 2009
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    If you like aircon, cleanliness, a free washing machine, wifi and cheapness (30 S$ for a double) and don't mind not being in the center of town, I recommend the following:


    Me and the missus just spent 4 nights there and they deliver on everything promised.
    Take a good look at tripadvisor before booking with the other hostels. It seems like a lot of places are charging high prices for disgusting toilets.

    #12 Posted: 3/10/2009 - 00:34

  • keithsutter

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    3rd January, 2010
    Location United States
    Posts: 4

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Sleepy Sam's is an affordable and centrally located place. A double with aircon is $89SD ($63USD). It is about a 5min walk to the Bugis MRT stop and there are lots of great Middle Eastern Restaurants within 2-3 blocks. They have free, fast wifi, and a great cafe downstairs. Check out our pictures from Singapore, including Sleepy Sam's here: www.greenaroundtheglobe.com/2010/01/28/singapore-pictures/

    #13 Posted: 1/2/2010 - 15:57

  • cmw214

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    20th October, 2009
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    If you are looking at hostels I would recommend 98SG hostel (allijuned station). It is very close to the metro and there are a lot of restaurants around. It was very clean and I really enjoyed staying there. Getting to and from the airport was really easy too.

    #14 Posted: 25/2/2010 - 04:47

  • JordanRHugh-

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    30th April, 2010
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    Thank you very much for all this info. Very helpful...


    #15 Posted: 30/4/2010 - 02:24

  • wanderlust4

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    4th September, 2011
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    Instead of hotels which are relatively expensive in Singapore, you may want to consider staying at hostels. Many of the new hostels in Singapore are modern, clean and centrally located. Try Five Stones Hostel - http://www.fivestoneshostel.com/or Beary Good Hostel - https://www.abearygoodhostel.com/
    alternatively, try one of the B&B options via sites like airbnb. :)

    #16 Posted: 4/9/2011 - 14:31

  • mariajames

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    29th September, 2012
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    It is about a 5min airing to the Bugis MRT stop and there are lots of abundant Middle Eastern Restaurants aural 2-3 blocks. They accept free, fast wifi, and a abundant bistro downstairs.

    #17 Posted: 22/10/2012 - 11:14

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