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Service World Chinatown (Chin Swee) Hostel Reviews

Block 52, Chin Swee Road, #02-33, Singapore, Singapore

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69 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 76%Staff
  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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Well, this is not really a hostel, it is just two dorm rooms, one bathroom and a tiny entrance hall, all located in a big apartment building. No kitchen, only hot water dispenser, and that's it. Pros: - good location, close to Chinatown MRT station - a lot of cheap street food around Cons: - the air in dorm room was very humid all the time, so clothes didn't dry, the floor was wet and slippery - one bathroom is not enough when all rooms are full - wi-fi signal was not stable

  • 5th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ukraine
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great location in China town, and the owner Andrew is a really great guy. I was surprised when he spoke conversational French with my friend, and then quoted Shakespeare with me. Fascinating history, and really helpful advice.


Friendly staff, value for money and clean room. Enjoyed my short stay. Recommended!

  • 5th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Value for money. Affordable rates & nice staffs.


Andrew (the owner) is super helpful and friendly! Excellent stay.

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