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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 October 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed in the dorm room and really enjoyed the the air conditioning and the price. The staff at Society are really helpful and friendly. They were very knowledgeable about Singapore. My all time favorite thing was the blackberry jam for breakfast and the cheap beer. Thank you for making our stay comfortable and pleasant. We will...

1Thank Julia0770
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2012

A big thank you to the family team at 'Society backpackers Hotel'. You guys made my 7 nights stay in your hotel a very comfortable and enjoyable one. Your personal care and concerns for the guests much impressed me as many hostels or hotels are just too commercialised. This hotel is just newly renovated 2 months ago and everythng here...

1Thank Ingrid48_12
Selangor, Malaysia
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Liked: This is a very good hostel where we can have a good rest and a decent sleep at night. I slept here 2 nights with my friend and overall, we like it. We were given a 20-bed dorm and it is divided into 2 i.e. 10 beds and 10 beds by a curtain in the middle. The location is...

2Thank kairulizwan
Reviewed 3 February 2012

This place is mostly filled with long term stayers that are working in Singapore and need a place to live. We were the only people there for a visit. The price was ok, but the breakfast was terrible, there was a mouse that seemed to have taken up residence in the kitchen and the bins in the communal toilets were...

1Thank seastar_10
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Reviewed 24 November 2011

Ark 259 lodge very affordable and the facilities on the satisfaction level. A great place to stay and the people just lovely !

Thank Khairi88
Vung Tau
Reviewed 24 November 2011

Security is very bad. I lost my I-pad and HTC cell phone there. I never come again. Bye

3Thank HoaiVungTau
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 June 2011

Staff very friendly. WiFi did not work well...had some late, noisy roomates. room kept nice and cool.

Thank ratonmatt
Nantes, France
Reviewed 15 June 2011

I am European and spent some time in SG looking for a job after my RTW. I tried a few hostels and Ark259 is where i 'settled' for a few weeks. The beds were comfortable and have proper bedding (duvet). The staff was always friendly and helpful and the location is good, only a few minutes walk to Mustafa centre....

1Thank sunseaker999
Malang, Indonesia
Reviewed 13 April 2011

someone in singapore told to me thi hotel . and everything in there is really nice . all of tourist and hotel crew is friendly . i hope i can come to there again :)

Thank MrDipta
Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 13 April 2011

I stayed there 2 nights and basically enjoyed. The staffs are very nice, friendly and helpful...Location is very good as right on main road and walk not too far to MRT...Bed is good, including mattress, blanket, cover, pillow...All smelled good...Bathroom was pretty clean...The only problem is 12 beds in one room and the door in my room is the common...

Thank quyen224

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New society backpacker's hostel is a clean, safe, friendly hostel centrally situated along the main road of Jalan Besar, five minutes walk from Farrer Park MRT station, and tucked amidst the colourful and vibrant food and shopping area of Little India. The hostel is in an old style building with a rooftop terrace that overlooks old charmed pre-war shops, modern buildings, condominiums and shopping malls. We provide a range of services to ensure your stay is comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about New Society Backpackers' Hotel

Address: 259A Jalan Besar, Singapore 208934, Singapore (Formerly Society Backpackers' Hotel)
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: $17 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — New Society Backpackers' Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The mixed dorm are too noisy”
 of 5 bubbles anissfadilahn, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“As a last option can be considered”
 of 5 bubbles 838parveshk, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Dorm room was nice, they have curtains around all bottom bunks!”
 of 5 bubbles LuxuriousTraveler004, 23 May 2014 | Read review
“Choose family room is you are travelling in group and wish to have some privacy and less disruption for your sleep. No photo of room is attached here as the room/ dorm is exactly what you see from the website”
 of 5 bubbles SheahNee, 17 Dec 2013 | Read review
“If travelling on the cheap stay here and go for the cheapest room regardless of amount of people. Lockers are safe and people are good here.”
 of 5 bubbles Marcy_Futura, 22 Apr 2013 | Read review
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