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Betel Box Backpacker Hostel Reviews

200 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore, Singapore

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85%

Rating
818 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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86%

Very nice and helpful staff! A bit away from city centre but closer to Airport and the beach, lots of transport options and bars nearby too.

  • 19th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • mauro145
  • Argentina
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


71%

I really liked the staff who were really helpfull and giving great directions so I didnt get lost anywhere. I really didn't like that there were so few toilettes and im the same cubics as the toilettes was a shower, so quite often all toilettes would be occupied by ppl showering.


74%

A good place where spend a couple of day

  • 12th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

The staff were excellent and gave me a really useful history of Singapore and advice on where to go, this was really helpful since I didn't know too much about what there was to do or see. The rooms were good and the air con was bliss but the showers definitely need an upgrade and although the front door was locked, the rooms should have keys too. It's in a nice location near the beach and surrounded by beautiful historic architecture.


63%

The location of the hostel is ok but there are no power sockets in the rooms which is quite uncomfortable. Also, there's no wifi in the rooms. Just in the lobby. THat's also quite bad. Nowadays a wifi repeater is 20 USD, they could afford buying one. The WIFI didn't work in a few ocations,


97%

Damn good hostel. Staff great, facilities excellent and only short walk from public transport. 5 stars.


60%

everything is good, don't expect it much as this very affordable, just unsatisfied with air conditional that only will function after 6pm and shut down in 11am in the morning.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Investigation done. Guest have been explained that the air conditioning during the afternoon so that we can do cleaning and air the room. Fans are available in the dormitory in the absence of air conditioning. The common room is air conditioned 24 hours and is available to the guest.

83%

Best value for Money hostel in Singapore!


89%

Very good place to stay. Helpfull staff and grwat for the price


100%

Perfect stay in Singapore. Very warm and kind .

  • 18th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Japan
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Very nice staffs, good quiet surroundings, walking distance to best beach in Singapore, nice lobby area with huge flat screen LED TV and lots of movies to watch, good breakfast, clean bathroom and toilets and nice air conditions.


83%

Such a welcoming place! The staff is so friendly and helpful. The dorms are ok, beds comfortable, fair for the price you pay.

  • 12th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • El Salvador
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

This is the first hostel I've stayed at that makes me feel like I'm at home! I keep coming back here because all the staff there remember me by name and we sometimes just sit together having meals and watch movies like a group of old friends in the common room. Yes, the common room is one of the best things there! Late night supper parties, horror movies and gossip sessions! I miss the friendly people there already...

  • 26th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)




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