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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

All bookings are non refundable.

Additional Terms and Conditions

All payment will be charged prior arrival.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


River City Inn

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

River City Inn is located in the heart of the Singapore city, less than 3 minutes walk away from the Singapore River, and 5 minutes walk away from a MRT (tube/metro) train station.

River City Inn is a family-owned and operated hostel. As travellers ourselves, we know that affordability should never compromise hospitality. Everything you need to provide a comfortable stay are available: Free Wi-Fi, Clean Sheets, Good Breakfast, Air-Conditioning, Discounted attraction tickets and more!

But at River City Inn, we aim to offer something more. After you have explored the winding streets of Singapore, experienced the different cultures, delighted your taste buds and worn your shoes under the sweltering heat, we want to welcome you back. We want to offer you a place to unwind, write your journal, talk to other travelers and share stories. We aim not only to provide a bed for the night, but a space for the exchange of ideas, inspirations, personal reflections and growth. Because that is what traveling is about.

Terms & Conditions:
• For non-refundable bookings: Booking made is non-refundable in the event of cancellation or modification. Payment will be charged to your card prior to arrival.
• For refundable bookings: We have a 7 days cancellation policy. Failure to cancel at least 7 days prior to arrival will result in the outstanding balance for the whole stay being chargeable to your card.
• Full payment for ALL bookings will be charged to your card prior to arrival.
• In the event that the credit card is invalid to charge full balance due, the hostel have the right to cancel the booking and inform guest via Email.
• All rates are inclusive of taxes
• All prices include breakfast, free WiFi, internet access, lockers (with locks), clean toilets, bathrooms, clean linen and clean rooms.
• Check-in time: 14:00-23:00. Please note that we DO NOT accept check-in after 23:00. Please respect our check-in time after 14:00 as we have to adhere to our cleaning schedule (12:00-14:00) to upkeep the cleanliness of the hostel. Our reception operates from 09:00 to 23:00. Late check in 23:00 to 01:30 is chargeable at S$8 per booking. Late check in 01:30 to 02:00 is chargeable at S$16 per booking.Prior arrangement required.
• Check-out time: 12:00. One night's stay will be chargeable for late check out past 12:00.
• If you have an early flight, you may leave your luggage with us(after 7am on the check-in date) and use our facilities before heading out to explore the city. A booking for the previous night is required should you need a bed to rest immediately upon arrival from 07:00 to 14:00 on your check-in day.
• If you have a late flight or bus to catch on the day of your check-out, you may leave your bags with us at no additional cost until 22:00.
• To keep our prices low, we accept cash (in Singapore dollars) only for payment. Payment with credit card is subjected to a 5% administrative charge.
• The air-con in the dorms are turned on continuously for 12 hours throughout the night (21:00 to 09:00). The dorms are ventilated with fans in the day. The common area is fully air-conditioned during the day.
• To upkeep the environment of a backpackers hostel, we do not accommodate children below the age of 5. Children aged between 5 and 11 years can be accommodated in private rooms only, and not in dormitories. Children aged 12 and above can be accommodated either in private rooms or in dormitories.
• Due to limited capacity, we do not accept Singaporeans/returning locals/PR/Foreigners holding work permits. Please contact us before booking whenever in doubt.
• Please note that we are located on the 4th floor of a heritage shophouse without a lift.
• To upkeep the cleanliness of the hostel, no footwear is allowed indoors (except in the toilets). Guest may wear socks if they are not comfortable barefooted.
• We will hold all bookings up to 3 hours of your scheduled arrival time. Kindly inform us if you have any changes to your arrival time.
• We do not accept big groups above 8pax. Please contact us prior to booking for large group bookings.
• Please note that not all our rooms/dormitories have windows. If you need to stay in a room with windows, please check with us before booking.

By booking with us, you agree with the above stated terms and conditions.

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Full balance due will be charged by property after the booking has been made. Full amount is non-refundable in any case of cancellation or change. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.1

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 7.5

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 8.1

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    22 Oct 2019
    Couldn't fault the place , place was clean tidy and the girls running it do a great job , good valu for money considering s'pore is so dear
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    10 Oct 2019
    I really liked the hostel. We stayed in a 6 person room. The bottom bunks had curtains, but the top bunks did not (a bit of a bummer for the top bunk). Each bunk has their own locker, but some of the lockers need their clasps tightened to ensure the lock works properly (a screw driver can easily rectify the problem). There was a light breakfast that was complimentary, which was nice (coffee/tea/toast). Location was great, and right next to a MRT station.
    USA, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 9.4


    04 Nov 2019
    Good location with friendly and helpful staff. Rooms and communal areas and bathrooms were cleaned daily. Relaxes atmosphere. Would stay here again
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    27 Oct 2019
    Clean hostel and good facilities which included free breakfast. Was kept awake all night on our first night due to someone snoring very f’in loud! Not the hostels fault of course, but they did let us move room with no extra charge which was good of them. Three flights of stairs to get up there was a workout every day as there is no lift in the building. Good value for money
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.6


    03 Oct 2019
    Really nice, clean hostel. Comfy beds and strong aircon. The hostel was kept almost spotless and was a very relaxing place to be. My criticisms would be that there were really no activities (e.g. walking tours) at all and the hostel was not sociable. More comfy seating in the social area could also make a big difference.
    Wales, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    19 Oct 2019
    The staff were very kind and provided various information. The location was very convenient to go anywhere. It was hard to go up to 4 floors with heavy luggage.
    Japan, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    01 Nov 2019
    It was ok, nothing special! The rooms are very small and cramped. It was hard to move around everyone. The bathroom is shared between the entire hostel too so good luck with everyone watching you clean your teeth! Just be careful if you are planning to arrive in the night as they charge as late check in fee. Breakfast was just toast and spread... again nothing special. I wouldn’t stay there again.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    22 Oct 2019
    This is an OK hostel...well located with friendly staff (although you will be told not to make any noise after 11pm!). If you are looking for a safe, quiet, clean place to stay, then you've found it...if you are looking for any kind of atmosphere, well best look elsewhere.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 6.9


    08 Nov 2019
    Pretty average hostel. Nothing special at all
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 6.9


    15 Oct 2019
    Great location, easy walk to all main attractions. Staff friendly and helpful. Lockers not great. You didn’t even need a key to open them, you just twisted it and it would pop open. Nothing was stolen, but didn’t have the greatest peace of mind leaving my valuables in there. The rooms are not nice. They are small and cramped with no windows or any form of ventilation. With 6 bodies sleeping in there every night it gets incredibly stuffy and smelly. Internet was good. Breakfast ok.
    South Africa, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Fax Service
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines