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  • Excellent55%
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Staff are friendly and flexible. I did not stay here personally but dropped by to meet my guests. The place is cosy and my guests enjoyed their stay. Lots of food options around the area. However, it can get a little noisy at night as...More

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Response from BetelBoxHostel, Manager at Betel Box HostelResponded 3 February 2018

Hi Maypingp, It is so nice of you to write us a review even though you never stayed with us! Yes, it does get interestingly lively here in the evening but it just adds to the quirky charm of this neighbourhood of ours. We are...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

If you are traveling on a budget then Singapore is expensive. By staying here you can save a lot on accomodation cost. We stayed in 8bed dorm. Place is nice, staff friendly, free toast and fruit for breakfast. WiFi is only available in communal area,...More

Thank Adam R
Response from BetelBoxHostel, Manager at Betel Box HostelResponded 3 February 2018

Hi Adam R! We do our best to provide all our guests with a comfortable stay of excellent value. It is nice to know that you were both happy staying with us. Our WIFI is restricted to the Common Room with the hope that it...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

I have stayed in quite a few backpackers in Singapore over the years and this is one of the better ones I have stayed in. The location for this trip was great as I was shopping between there and the airport for certain items. The...More

Thank bloodybigaussie
Response from BetelBoxHostel, Manager at Betel Box HostelResponded 10 February 2018

Hi Bloodybigaussie! Thank you so much for taking the time to write us this review. We are really happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us. Do pop by again the next time you are in Singapore! :) -Tini

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Very friendly staff and nice location, halfway between airport and downtown with famous laksa place that lives up to its reputation nearby. They rent bikes which is a great way to see Singapore as it's easy to get around and mostly flat. Would definitely stay...More

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Response from BetelBoxHostel, Manager at Betel Box HostelResponded 1 April 2018

Hi Nakurumzungu! We're definitely happy to know that you've enjoyed your time with us here in Singapore. Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review and we look forward to having you here again! :) -Tini

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the 20 bed mixed dorm room which was not ideal. I have stayed in many dorm rooms and I would say this one was the least private as all the beds are end to end. Also there was a problem with the air...More

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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of
Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group
descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay
families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is
packed with colourful shops, local characters, and
quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners
enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy
noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are
...More
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"8 bed dorms are very nice, the female only dorm is next to the best (most spacious) bathroom / toilet."
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"lots of people in shared room"
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"As I note above, not all bathroom have hot water shower or lockable door (only curtain)."
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