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Happy Snail Hostel Reviews

Block 147 Silat Avenue #01-32, Singapore, Singapore

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92%

Rating
191 Total Reviews
  • 95%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 77%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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86%

Very friendly staff! Good beds! They inform you about anything you have to know about Singapore and its facilities! There are some bus stations close to the hostel as well!

  • 1st Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Really nice hostel. One of the best I've been in Malaysia and Singapore. Nice beds really kind hostel owner and free Nutella Und peanut butter all day long! A food court directly next to the hostel and nice discounts on trips and entry prices.


83%

I enjoyed the atmosphere here. I met some kind people and felt very comfortable. The location is not great, too far from mrt, and it was a little expensive, but i had a very happy stay.


83%

Certainly a nice place to stay. Owner Mike is friendly, so are the people staying there and so we truly enjoyed our four nights there. Cheaper tickets are also sold at the counter. However if you are someone who are claustraphobic ans prefers space, maybe not that good. Overall, the whole stay was pretty awesome.

  • 15th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Really nice athmosphere! Really traveler-friendly!


100%

I found an environment very nice and affordable. Surely the hostel is very clear. The host is really friendly and ready to help you if need. I had to leave one day before and he refunded me without asking him”


91%

Great place, met the owner Mike's friend Ivan. Great ppl, had a nice chill experience, and worth the price you pay! Very at home feel to it. However, if you are claustrophobic, not the best place. Despite that, it was a great place and made some new friends in the hostel! A bit far to walk from Outram Park Station, so you would need to either walk 15 minutes to the station, or take the bus. Very clean place and recommend for someone who wants calm and chill.


97%

Perfect hostel. 24 hr breakfast, cheap drinks, A/C, comfortable beds, lockers and an extremely nice/helpful owner. 15 minute walk to MRT but close to multiple bus stops. Loved our stay here.


91%

Fantastic place to stay, showering room is clean, whole day breakfast, friendly host Mike. Worth more than you pay. Will definitely book this hostel again when I come back.


100%

One of the cooler hostels we've stayed at during our travels. It feels like you're living in a shared apartment with some fellow backpackers, making it very easy to chat with people and make new friends. The owner, Mike, isn't there very much, but he's a friendly, helpful guy and the place basically runs itself, so...


86%

Stayed here for 6 nights. While a little bit out of the way, you are within walking distance of an SMRT station (Outram Park) that connects you up to everywhere you want to go. There are also plenty of buses available.... unless you like to be in the centre of town, location is not an issue here! Due to its small size, hostel had a very homey time feeling to it and it was easy to get to know everyone else who was staying there. Mike also has satellite TV so there is always a good TV selection!


94%

Excellent hostel. Mike the hostel owner is very friendly and helpful, breakfast is fairly basic, but with no arbitrary cut off time is great. Hostel is clean and well kept. A little bit out of the way, but easy enough to get to.


94%

home away from home :) cozy, clean, comfortable beds, free munchies!!! you'll find almost everything you need in the hostel


94%

Excellent, loved Happy Snail! Great vibe and very clean.


94%

Mike the owner is a great guy, very helpful and kind. The place is slightly hard to find but not at all far away from the city center. Free breakfast is a lovely little extra! Very small hostel so you know exactly who else is staying there, it's easy to make friends! Only negative is the size of the beds, if you're 185+ cm you will have a fairly hard time fitting in the beds.


89%

It's a simple and small hostel, very clean and friendly.


100%

Very friendly and relaxed hostel in a good location.

  • 25th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

Great hostel, but location was not too great. Busses were close, but not really in the heart of things.


97%

Great hostel, Mike was really friendly and couldn't be anymore helpful. Cheap food nearby, and close to bus and MRT station. Wifi was really good, and there was free breakfast and tea and coffee. Definitely recommend it. Thanks Mike!

  • 22nd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Washer & Dryer in the kitchen area which is very handy, but almost always being used. Not walking distance to downtown, but there are plenty of bus stops and a metro stop near by (5-10 minute walk). Across the street from the hospital. About $30 by taxi from train station. Discount attraction tickets through the front desk - super convenient! Small hostel so didn't meet many other people. TV and couches in lobby are nice at night after a long day exploring Singapore. Will definitely come back!


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