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Kallang River Backpackers

8 Jalan Ayer, Singapore, Singapore


  • 60%Value For Money
  • 40%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 40%Staff
  • 33%Atmosphere
  • 33%Cleanliness
  • 33%Facilities

Property Information:

The hostel is in a great location just 1 minutes walk from MRT Train station! Kallang River Backpackers provides budget accommodation just minutes from the city centre in a lively area of Singapore. It is the ideal spot for travellers and offers great facilities.

Kallang River Backpackers (Formally known as Citybackpackers) is a small, newly opened hostel. Our excellent location on the train network also makes us easy to reach from the airport, 15km away.

The hostel is clean and safe and provides good value for money for those on a budget or for those on stopovers wanting a good night's sleep. We have welcomed backpackers, students, working vacationers, long-stayers and guests from pretty much the whole world.

We have helpful and friendly staff along with all the basic necessities including complimentary local maps, air-conditioning, Free WIFI & Internet (PC Access), clean sheets/quilt, free lockers, hot showers, laundry services, Minimart, BEER..and much more!

We are near major shopping areas, tourist attractions, and a few stops from the central business district and are also surrounded by local food/fruits outlets - our immediate area is well known for food and its nightlife. We strive to provide all our guests with comfortable lodging and make your visit here in Singapore a truly memorable one!

- FREE Broadband Internet (PC Access)
- Complimentary City MAP / guide
- Fully Air-Conditioned Dormitory style beds
- 24 Hour access, no lockouts, pin number lock access
- Hot water kettle
- Laundry Services Available, coin-operated.
- Locker with key provided, pad-lockable.
- Clean toilets with hot water shower
- Clean Sheets / Quilt / Pillow provided
- Small guest common / reading area provided.
- Printing / Scan / Fax facilities also available.
- Cold Drinks, Beer, snacks, travel items available at reception.
- Complimentary phone usage for purchased phone cards.
- Mini Library with collection of novels, guide books and magazines.
- Luggage storage service available (subject to space availability)
- Cheap attraction tickets, phone cards, arrange half day / night tours, bus tickets to Malaysia / Thailand

- By MRT Train / Subway We are located at Kallang MRT (Station EW10 on the East-West line / Green Line). From the airport, a single journey cost only S$1.50 by Train (ticket deposit applies). Take the train from Terminal 2 or 3 basement. Follow station instructions closely and get of at the 8th stop. Takes about 20-25 minutes. Stops operating daily around midnight.
Find us: Come out of the MRT STation, turn left. Cross the road, head away from the MRT station along Lor 1 Geylang. First side road on your left is Jalan Ayer. During the day you will see bright umbrellas, we are near.. At night, just look out for our signboard lit up.

- By Taxi / Cab
From the airport, catch one outside your terminal building. Normal taxi is approximately S$9-S$15 to get here depending on traffic and after midnight it will cost about $18-23. Takes about 20 minutes to get here.

Tell the Driver: Go to Lorong 1 Geylang Road (opposite Kallang MRT). We are situated in a side road just off this road called Jalan Ayer. During the day you will see bright umbrellas, we are near..get off and walk. At night, just look out for our signboard lit up.

Check-in time 1pm, check out 12pm. if you need to check in other than that time, please just email us to Kallangriver@hotmail.com , or simply give us a call at :
+65-67470230 or +65-81868336. We will be able to assist you.

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  • Latest Review

    Receptionist must be accomodating. No smoking inside the reception since most wifi users are using wifi in the reception only. The bathroom and toilets should be cleaned everyday. The pillows and linens used be changed at least every other day 'cause it looks like it was used already. The entrance to the rooms must be clean and smells good coz the smells really sucks.
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      Anonymous, Philippines, Female, 25-30
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Fax Service
  • Free Internet Access
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Tours/Travel Desk

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 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).

Kallang River Backpackers Located at 8 Jalan Ayer, , Singapore.
Kallang River Backpackers
Singapore 389143 8 Jalan Ayer
45% 126
1.3111424 103.8728034
Kallang River Backpackers
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