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City Backpackers @ Kallang

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Indonesia
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 the other guests. I had a morning conversation with Singaporeans in there, talking about life...

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Sendai, Japan
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 a big thumbs down.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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.

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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 with racks of clothes in the room and even food shelves. The staff seemed very...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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 the most unpleasing welcome. The place literally stinks!

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Thank variadevang
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed here 4 days, the price is very cheapm but the quality of this hotel is really poor. The bathroom was so dirty , so do the bedroom. If you have more money, i suggest you not to sleep here. The advantage fron staying at this hotel is near the MRT station.

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Reviewed 5 January 2016

We're lucky to find a cheap hotel near a train station, BUT we never expected that it was a horrible idea. Upon check in, a SG$10 deposit is needed for your locker located inside your designated room. Don't worry, you'll still get your money back upon checkout. The room is fine, BUT it's hard to tell if the bedsheets, blankets...

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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Very rude staff - no customer service at all.. (One old staff followed me and asked me if I can go out with him..) slow internet connection, dirty bathrooms, beddings and pillow cases were either wasn't changed or still damped.. horrible experience

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

This hostel is definitely not for every traveler out there. If you're used to a hostel that basically spoils you with goods and services, this place isn't for you. Here you get what you pay for: a bed, wifi (weak signal in room) ac, use of showers/bathrooms and a basic breakfast. You get nothing more but nothing less. From what...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I didn't stay at the hostel, I just want to share my experience booking/cancelling my stay there! In late July I booked a stay at this hostel through Booking, shortly after I found a better solution and decided to cancel my reservation. Despite the cancellation was free of charge I have been charged one night from the hostel anyway. I...

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Address: 12A Lorong 1 Geylang, Singapore 389120, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: $16 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Walking from Kallang MRT Station.”
 of 5 bubbles rizkya116, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wifi out of room.”
 of 5 bubbles 114clairg, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room in Kallang River building and you will get the wifi in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahmN9640KO, 7 Jun 2015 | Read review
“What ever the room you select you will regret!”
 of 5 bubbles Bandu-G, 8 Dec 2013 | Read review
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