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“Friendly Staff, Great Atmosphere”
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Bunc Hostel
Reviewed 9 November 2012

My wife and I stayed at Bunc@Radius for several nights, and it was great! One of the best hostels we've ever stayed in. We stayed in a double bed in one of the dormitories (only hostel I've ever even heard of offering a double in a dormitory!), and the bed was great. We had our own lighting and even our own outlet for our 'bunc.' Right under the bed, we had our own little lockable storage space, with extra room available downstairs next to the front desk.

Besides the great setting (I'm sure they have pictures up on their website: http://www.radiancegrp.com/bunc@radius/), the staff were all very nice and helpful. They have even posted local events, sights to see, and lots of other things to do while in Singapore. And by posted, I'm talking about a GIANT wall of advice for travelers, not just tiny tourist pamphlets.

The only change I would make for Bunc would be to add some curtains to their dormitory beds. We made our own little blanket fort, though, and everything was perfect!

I would 100% recommend Bunc for any travelers.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Matt V
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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2012

Hi Matt,
Hope you had a great stay at Bunc and an even greater time in Singapore.

Thank you for taking time to give us a wonderful review, it encourages all of us to be better.

We would love to add in curtains to the dorm beds but sadly, according to Singapore's hotel license rules, we weren't allowed to do it.

We decided to spend more time conceptualizing our custom-made "Bunc Beds" that optimizes privacy & being traveler friendly. We are glad that you liked our Bunc Beds ,

See ya soon..@ Bunc

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Reviewed 7 November 2012

We arrived after midnight. We were given security key cards and went to our assigned room and beds. I like the setup of bed on the floor and nice revolving night light/reading light. The only thing is the industrial fans on the room is set like blowing a gusty wind c",). The common bath room requires card key to enter. At the breakfast, had nice bread with assorted jams and coffee with milk. since our flight is midnight we l;eft our bags in storage for free and went around SG and return around 7pm. Bunc Hostel is just walking distance to SIM LIM and a little further is Bugis Market.

Room Tip: For solo or with travel buddies for two (2), its advisable to get the room for 6pax
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  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Philip L
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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2012

Dear Philip,

Glad you liked us.

It's really encouraging to know that all the sleepless nights spent into brainstorming the concept of Bunc Beds are being appreciated by the very people they were designed for.

Thank you!

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Reviewed 4 November 2012

We are able to use hostel facilities until late night even we already checked out, the staff is very friendly & helpful, the bed rate is reasonable, the bunc is very clean, full of facilities, everything just out of standing, feel like home, and surely we will come back soon! Thanks the BUNC

Room Tip: should book early as the Bunc may full occupied
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  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2012

Dearest Thanh,

Thank you for your encouragement and making us your preferred hostel during your time in Singapore.

Come HOME soon!

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Reviewed 3 November 2012

We are a family of 6 (including triplet 1.5 year old boys), plus one helper when traveling for a Visa run. Bunc offers a family room with eight beds, perfect for a large family. It was almost impossible to find anything else in Singapore for a reasonable price. They even gave us a free upgrade with double beds upon check in.
They place is run very well, the rooms and facilities are incredibly clean. I would highly recommend this hostel for any type of traveler.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled with family
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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2012

Hi Pat,

Say hi to Willem,Thomas and RJ...we missed them so much!

Thank you for your review..

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Reviewed 3 November 2012

My family n i stay for 3 nites in this wonderful hostel. Makes u feel at home, its clean and the amenities are perfect for d value. It is of walking distance to most of d popular shopping places u would like to visit. Little india mrt is also a stone throw away which can connect you to dhoby ghout sration to other further destinations you would like to go. Easy to pick taxi nearby histel too. Easy to find food around too. Highly recommended for group stay!!!

  • Stayed: October 2012
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eewm, Manager at Bunc Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2013

Hi John,
Thank you for taking time to leave us a review.
Your encouragement does make us want to work harder.

Hope to see ya back at bunc soon.

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Additional Information about Bunc Hostel

Address: 15 Upper Weld Road Bunc Hostel, Singapore 207372, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Little India
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #47 of 240 Speciality Lodging in Singapore
Price Range: $28 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bunc Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bunc Hostel is a brand-new 233-bed, 3-storey hostel strategically located at Upper Weld Road, within the culturally rich Little India Historical District in Singapore. Founded by enthusiasts long smitten with the charm behind the concept of a hostel stay, Bunc is the re-imagination of the Singapore hostel, a vision brought to life by carefully refining and reassembling the essential elements of a hostel. To make your stay a pleasant one, we offer full air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-fi, kitchenette facilities, recreation rooms with gaming facilities, an outdoor tanning deck, commercial washer-dryers, a ladies-only floor and most of all our custom made, roomy Bunc beds that maximizes personal space and privacy. Bunc beds come in two sizes: Singles and Deluxes. A deluxe Bunc bed is twice the size of the full-sized single, and is able to accommodate two people spaciously. Each Bunc bed is luxuriously appointed with duvet covers and plush pillows. ... more   less 
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