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Fernloft (City) Hostel Singapore Reviews

257 Jalan Besar, Singapore, Singapore

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590 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 73%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 68%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 63%Facilities

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I have a very nice experience staying in this hostel, friendly staff very hospitable , nice facilities, perfect location, There is a 24 hours shopping mall 4 minutes, toilets are clean well maintain, i like the breakfast they have a special coffee, the good thing is' when the breakfast is over they have a coffeehouse at the reception that serves special coffee, ambiance in cafe provides excellent venue for camaraderie, it is here that you find opportunities to meet international communities.

  • 17th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Hostel close to subways, abt 5 mins walk, nestles in a vicinity conserved for its historical and cultural significance, that brings back all the old world charm. Altho' it's a heritage bldg, it has the facilities of a hotel. Nearby are 2 shopping malls with banks n eateries. The cafe in the hostel serves excellent western cuisine at very affordable prices. The staff give excellent service. They are very knowledgeable, friendly n helpful

  • 12th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great location and Staff. Money changers nearby Mustafa provide the best forex rates. The nearby mall City Square also has all the convenience you need. Hostel was clean, and individual reading lights are provided on request if you do not wish to disturb others in slumber. I had a great stay here, and it's superb value for money. It's also nearby to several tourist spots, and you can walk and sightsee very conveniently. They also have a Artisan Cafe at the Lobby serving Great Coffee.


Great Location and Super Staff!! Memorable Stay at Fernloft. Clean and safe. No bed bugs. And free shower foam and shampoo! There is also an Artisan Cafe serving the best coffee and cakes I had while in Singapore. The lobby also has very nice wall art and is a nice place to sit and plan your itinerary while relaxing and meeting other travellers.

  • 5th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


I come very often in Singapore, it is the first tie I changed of hostel and it was a very bad experience, Dirty, no hot showers... for my next coming I will return in previous hostel in Chinatown, clean, good services, clean hot showers and good location!


Bad experience.. Dirty and have been bite by bugs.. If you think it's cheap better reconsider..

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The dorm which the guest put up was fumigated less than 2 weeks before he checked in, All other guests occupying the same dorm have not lodged any complaint of bed bugs to date. The dorm is cleaned everyday and guests are given fresh bedsheets and pillow cases every alternate day to change to support green environment or, they can arrange to replace their bed linens every day upon their requests..


Thank you to all the staff at Fernloft for making my shopping trip so easy and enjoyable! A special thanks goes out to the guy who helped me back my boxes! The Location is awesome! Shame there was no breakfast for when i came. The rooms need to have more light and i'd prefer more shower/toilet facilities but all is well :) Had a really great overall time in the lobby meeting people but there's alott of room for improvement for the rooms. Try and fix that damp problem before it gets out of hand

  • 13th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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