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Fernloft (City) Hostel Singapore

257 Jalan Besar, Singapore, Singapore


  • 70%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 53%Atmosphere
  • 53%Cleanliness
  • 43%Facilities

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Fernloft (Singapore), City resides in one of the most traditionally rich districts in Singapore. The endless colour and energy of this district stems from it being a shopping and dining haven within a conservation town with many historic temples at our doorstep.

Fernloft City is created as our flagship branch of Fernloft Group of Hostels!

Apart from our tradition values that governs all Fernloft Hostels comfortable, clean, convenient, cheap, caring and with loads of character, Fernloft City is established to create a near hotel experience but yet without losing the fun hostel appeal.

Nested in one of the earliest settlement districts in Singapore, Fernloft (City) welcomes you to a unique experience of Singapore. Here, nearby to the heartland of the Indian community is a cacophony of colors, sounds and scents, soaked with colorful and cheerful atmosphere that offers endless shopping bargains, exotic local food, historical attractions and rich cultural experiences.

Our hostel boosts a variety of air-conditioned rooms, starting from 18 bedded dormitory to private double rooms. Prices starts from as low as SGD 20.00 only! We are surely giving our competitors a run for their money!

The hostel also contain an in-house bar (yes, its well stocked with international beer) & Travel Caf (first of its kind in Singapore!) where one can chill out while getting all their travel needs sorted out. Among others, our in-house facilities & services also includes welcome drink, breakfast pantry, a guest lounge with a plasma TV, resort-style toilets, 24hrs security, an elevator (no need to lug your luggage up those stairs!), personal electrical power points, laundry and ironing facilities, and a bed bugs free spring mattress to ensure you enjoy your slumber!

Accessibility and transportation:

We are located 1km from the bustling city centre at Jalan Besar, along the main road that leads to the main city & at the fringe of the famous Little India. For those who enjoy strolling through interesting shops and eateries, we are just 15 mins walk to the main city. We are also connected by public buses and subway that brings you to almost anywhere in Singapore. The nearest subway is a 2min walk from the Hostel.

We are flanked by 2 main subway stations that are within walking distances (less than 500m away)- Farrer Park MRT (NE8) and Lavender MRT (EW11) Stations-(1.3km). The Latter station is located along the East West MRT Line, thus, you may conveniently take the train direct from the airport straight to us.

The Malaysia Bus Terminal and the Queen Street Bus Terminal are also a stones throw away from us. A mere seven minute walk to be exact!

History and cultural experience @ your doorstep!
Fernloft City is surrounded by a kaleidoscopic landscape, where traditions come alive! Discover the unique Indian handicraft works, street markets and even Indian fortune telling shops. The other nearby attractions are the historical buildings the Sri Veerama Kaliamman Hindu Temple and the Leong San Buddhist Temple, which are rated as the most beautiful in Singapore. At the further end of this district is the Arab enclave, which provides an array of Arabian food, shisha cafes and is home to the oldest mosques in Singapore, the Sultan Mosque built in 1824.

Follow your nose to excellent restaurants in Little India and be spoilt for choices. Here, you find the finest and most traditional North and South Indian cuisine. Prices vary from the small eateries to modern restaurants.

The Singapores best local hawker food - The Lavender Food Square is also within close proximity. At this very popular food centre, one may savour many local favorites such as Chicken Rice, Prawn Noodles, BBQ Chicken Wings, Beef Brisket Noodles, Hong Kong Tim Sum. The wide variety here will ensure that you always have a different, colorful and tasty meal @ rock bottom prices. These dishes are undoubtedly responsible in putting Singapore on the food map of the world.

Shopping is readily available around Little India to suit all budgets. The Mustafa Centre, Singapore only 24-hr shopping mall and offers countless items on bargains. You will also certainly enjoy hunting for electronic bargains @ the infamous Sim Lim Square. For the fashion bargain hunters, the Bugis Street Market is a must stop-over. A newly opened mall, City Square Mall is also a sprawling large mall with all the modern conveniences and is just 1 min walk away.

Nearby Little India is famous for its rich traditional and cultural shopping experience. Shop for authentic Indian saris, bangles, bags and accessories to delight your loved ones back home. Multi-colored and eclectic yet small and packable, trinkets from Little India are a backpacker's best souvenir choice.

For those with a little more cash in the pocket, City Square Mall will be your choice. With over 70,000 sq ft of retail stores and services, here is where you get your retail and shopping therapy.

The Fernloft Experience

So for a thrilling Indian immersion experience like no other in Singapore, stay @ Fernloft City (Little India).

Best of all, @ Fernloft Group of Hostels, we offer free inter-hostel transfers (subject to availability) which will provide you an opportunity to stay at our various branches and experience the different cultural uniqueness that comes from each Fernloft location.

Whatever we may say, do not take our word for it, experience it yourself!

Such convenience and value - only @ Fernloft Hostels, where the experiences become cherished memories.

Things to note:


Reception timing: 9AM-12AM, check-in after the said timing kindly email Fernloft directly to make the necessary arrangements

Age restriction: We do not accept children of less than 12years old in our dormitory unless it is booked exclusively for your guests only.

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  • Latest Review

    Room was very basic and could do with a good clean, could feel the springs in the matress. Plug socket was falling off the wall and there weren't individual lights. Bathroom again could do with a clean, the toilet seat was falling off as well. Location was decent, near like 10 shopping centres and about a half hour walk to the water front. There was no atmosphere at all and the only place to chill out was the coffee shop downstairs where you were obligated to buy something.
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

1) Please note that your reservation will be held for 3 hours on your indicated arrival time. Should you be late, please give us a call or drop us a mail to inform us or else we will consider it as no show. The hostel has the right to relocated / cancel the reservation with NO refund on their deposit . 2)For reservation with No arrival time given, we will assumed that you will arrive at 1400hrs. Policy still applies for late / cancellation 3) RECEPTION OPEN FROM 9AM-12AM. For Late check-in kindly email us. 4) Check in time is 9AM-12AM and Check out time is 1200 H, but you are welcome to leave your baggage at the hostel till you are ready to leave! Just help us clear the beds / rooms so that we can clean up for the next guest! 5) For check in like 1am - 8am , please book the previous date (Eg check in 2 January , 0100am , please book for 1 January ) 6) Air-conditioning is available in the rooms from 7pm to 9am daily. 7) If a booking is not cancelled 72hrs in advance, the full amount of the reservation will be charged.

Fernloft (City) Hostel Singapore Located at 257 Jalan Besar, , Singapore.
Fernloft (City) Hostel Singapore
Singapore 208930 257 Jalan Besar
65% 607
1.3101748 103.8582171
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