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    City Backpackers @ Kallang

    12A Lorong 1 Geylang, Singapore 389120, Singapore
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    3 Sep 2016
    “The hostel maids is really kind and friendly.”
    24 Aug 2016
    “Awful place”
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    1 - 5 of 27 reviews

    Reviewed 4 September 2016

    This place is not too clean, but the water (for bath) is OK. Really near of Kallang MRT Station. Free wifi, hot water for drink, AC. Only suitable for backpackers only. But, I love the people in here, very humble and friendly, and also with...More

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    Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

    This place looks okay on the pictures. It was dripping from the roof, people walk in and out all night, the lights were on all night. I did not get any breakfast even though I waited for 45 min for it. I give thia place...More

    Thank eriken89
    Reviewed 23 July 2016

    The location is great since its right by the MRT, so easy to get to from the airport and zip downtown. However, it's less a hostel and more a place for foreign workers to stay....making it lack any charm a good hostel should have.

    Thank Alberto G
    Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

    Don't waste your time booking this place if you're looking for comfort. It's like a squatter area for foreign workers. Apparently the original City Backpackers has closed down and moved it's operations to Kallang River Backpackers. They seemed to have made this place a home...More

    Thank Darren T
    Reviewed 3 May 2016

    I visited singapore for F1 Grand prix in September 2015 and unfortunately booked this hostel. The place sure offer a very low price but not even a penny is worth it. Being transferred from flight and entering a different time zone we were greeted with...More

    Thank variadevang
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    • USD 17 - USD 61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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