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Service World Chinatown (Chin Swee) Hostel Reviews

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

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67 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 67%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 67%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

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The guest was mistaken about the Hostel. The Hostel is much larger and has all the facilities that she did not appear to know about. The Hostel has five rooms. The guest just happened to stay in one of the rooms, just a small section of the Hostel which is divided into 2 floors. She just happened to stay on the floor below, and did not realize that she could use facilities like the fridge, kitchen, shower room, WIFI and toilets on the top floors.


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.

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