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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice feeling to the place. Cleaners were in every day and the dorm floor was spotless. Excellent size beds and cozy blankets. Although there was a small leak in the bathroom it was cleaned thoroughly every day so no bother. Definitely recommend for the location (food choice in Chinatown was abundant) and cleanliness.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There are very good hostel in China town .. comfortable .. reasonable price .. clean .. safety .. you can find many food around the hostel , very nearby China town skytrain station and nearby shopping center

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Sunshine Beach, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Pros: Clean. Conveniently located on Food Street very close to Chinatown MRT station. Helpful staff - when they are there. Beds comfortable and clean. Cons: Small and tight. Limited desk hours - not 9am-9pm per website, but 10am - 6pm and gone by 5:45pm one night. No laundry facility per website - you carry your laundry a couple blocks to...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I booked this using Airbnb. Hostel replied promptly with good travel instructions giving alternatives of MRT, shuttle bus and taxi and the costs. I was arriving at 1am, they had instructions at the door for me. Each bed in the down had a USB charging slot and light which was great. Dorm was clean and tidy and so was bathroom.

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Peize, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The room was very clean, the same was the bathroom. Each bed has a curtain for your privacy and a big locker. It looks exactly like the pictures. The location was perfect, in Chinatown, near to the subway. Choice of breakfast was nice. The hostel has maps, guides and will provide any information needed. Perfect!

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Osaka, Japan
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Room is small and don't get sunlight. I can hear the noise from outside whole night and literally could sleep. There is no common area for guests to hang out and meet other travelers. toilet is dirty and not sufficient.

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Jinan, China
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I've been there 4nights. Had a very good experice there. Location is good , in the chinese town. can find any food you want. Hostel is very clean and ,and very easy to the other places . Min hao is a very good person, we talked a lot about life and forture and the people who we met . Hope...

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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

It is not the first time I visit Singapore . But it was the first time that i choose a hostel Very cute, nice , clean and easily for all activities Near MRT , near sightseeing , you also can search for many delicious food shop and shopping as well Surely that will come back again

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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Great experience with Mike and Ethan, very friendly host, sincere and heart warming like home. Comfortable and accessible, insanely convenient located in the area with lotsa foodies for gluttony Water dispenser and free flow hot drinks is a big plus since Singapore is an expensive city Great experience and will definitely be back anytime sooner

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Reviewed 14 May 2016

This was everything I was looking for in a hostel..... very clean, very helpful and friendly staff, and also fantastic location. There is a convenient place to store luggage in the reception area. Bathrooms were clean, and hostel rooms were not too crowded. As I say, I found the staff to be incredibly helpful, always willing to give advice and...

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Chinatown
Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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Launched in 2013, Royal Hostel is Singapore’s latest backpacker boutique that was incepted with the budget traveller in mind. We foster a cosy atmosphere, great facilities and friendly service, all at an affordable price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hostel Singapore

Address: 28A Smith Street, Singapore 058942, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Chinatown
Price Range: $28 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Hostel Singapore 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Corner lower bed was the best in the 16 bed dorm”
 of 5 bubbles Rakchit2014, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask the owners anything, they'll find the best route, the best cabs, the best places to eat. The list goes on and on. I'm super satisfied and glad I chose them.”
 of 5 bubbles christiand434, 27 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Pay a little extra if you prefer a quiet room by yourself or with a partner.”
 of 5 bubbles troyl310, 31 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Beds not close to the window or door can be more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Kuenmo, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
“* Private rooms found on the 4th level are great for privacy, but there will be many stairs to climb from the hostel's main door (so heavy luggage is unadvisable). You will also have to access the bathroom on the 3rd level by climbing up and down a spiral staircase, from your room. But if you're fit and agile, this really shouldn't be a problem. * Reception only open 9am-9pm. However, early checkout is possible (before 9am) by simply dropping your room keys in a box found on the reception desk.”
 of 5 bubbles amandayaptong, 25 Jul 2014 | Read review
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