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Backpackers Inn Chinatown Reviews

27 Mosque Street S059505 (Reception), 30A Mosque Street (Hostel), Singapore, Singapore

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197 Total Reviews
  • 66%Value For Money
  • 64%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 76%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 58%Facilities

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The staff is really friendly. Our room was a 14 bed mixed dorm, a really small room with too many people in it. You couldn't really walk around at all. Loud at night cause of a karaoke bar downstairs. They provide lockers in the room which is good cause I wouldn't leave my stuff there what so ever. Location is really good though, so that should be the reason you stay there.


The worst hostel experience I have ever had. Tiny cramped hostel with beds located in a thoroughfare area. when leaving bags at the hostel they are left unattended in this area. We booked 4 people in a 4 person room however on arrival we were told one of our group would be staying in a different room. Our room was just partition walls. My bed was the to bunk right next to the air con blasting out super cool air for essentially 4 rooms. Was freezing all night and got zero sleep. Overpriced too.


1.Receptionist passed me the wrong access card before checking whether it was the correct one. 2.Didn't get my locker key on time. 3.One staff (not the receptionist) stationed in the hostel was disgusting & annoying. He always watched porn openly in the front door counter. He also made a lot of noise after 12 midnight e.g. busy packing & unpacking his luggage which made a lot of loud noises; while watching porn in the front door, he was eating junk food from a plastic bag & that was noisy.

  • 22nd Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Mixed Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Bed was dusty. The divider between female dorm and mixed dorm was just a piece of curtain. The atmosphere was scary. Noises from KTV downstairs at night. Cant wait to get out of the dorm from the 1st night. Wanted to stay for 3 nights but checkout after the 1st night.

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