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

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TRIBE THEORY - Entrepreneurs and Startups Hostel

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Are you a young startup or entrepreneur on a budget, busy building your business venture and need an affordable yet soulful accommodation in the heart of Singapore? Then look no further!

Come to TRIBE THEORY - Startup Hostel where we understand the journey of entrepreneurship. Tribe Theory is a space for you to explore and engage with like minded people on the same entrepreneurial journey. We are a community of startups and entrepreneurs in the heart of Singapore.

Intimate I Comfort I Cosy I Passionate - Tucked away in the most vibrant corner of Singapore's exciting heritage neighborhood of Chinatown / Ann Siang Hill, steps away from the central business district! We strive to deliver beyond the promise of clean rooms and a safe environment, because we know what being a young entrepreneur on a budget is like. Book yourself a capsule bed to crash for a few nights!

Tribe Theory is an entrepreneur centric hostel housed in the heritage shophouse of the oldest Chinese clan in Singapore. Every brick and tile of this building, and of this neighborhood, is seeped in the history and DNA of the entrepreneurial spirit. Our map will show you where conglomerates next door in the Central Business District began as startups in the heart of Singapore and grew into blue chip companies.

Located a short 3-5 minutes walk from 2 different MRT Stations (Chinatown and Tanjong Pagar) on 3 different lines, getting around the city will be a breeze. Singapore’s busiest and most famous hawker and food centres - Maxwell Food Centre, Amoy Street Food Centre and Chinatown Food Street are at our doorstep. Enjoy value for money and mouth-watering hawker food right at our doorstep, a quintessential Singaporean experience.

We have two beautiful co-working spaces where you can spend the day working peacefully on your venture. We have a communal kitchen and we also offer a simple free breakfast every morning which includes a free flow of coffee, tea, milk and juice.

All rooms are mixed dorms with capsule beds and come equipped with air-conditioning and personal lockers. There are no ensuite rooms; toilets and shower facilities are communal.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 9.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    27 Apr 2019
    I came to this hostel without being a startupper or entrepreneur but just for knowing people with interesting ideas and mindsets, and that was it! Great friendly atmosphere of a hostel but with great minds about technology and future developments. It’s clean and in a great location to explore the city. Made some very good connections, I’d come there again in the future!
    Italy, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    14 Apr 2019
    Awesome! Central in chinatown you can go to all the tourist sights via the downtown line (Blue). A great way to meet new people and explore business ideas with one another.
    Australia, Couple, 31-40
  • 10.0


    31 Mar 2019
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    26 Mar 2019
    I loved my stay at Tribe Theory during my time in Singapore. Being a Digital Nomad can sometimes be a challenge in regular hostels so this was a nice change. There are lovely co-working spaces and a lot of like-minded people. The capsule beds are comfortable and the washroom facilities are spacious. Location is perfect. But huge shout out to the incredibly hard-working staff who will quickly get to know you as a friend. They are all so helpful, approachable and will make your stay memorable.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    16 May 2019
    I became friends with some guests. But tarence who worked at the reception was the person that impressed me the most, he has a great vision of the world and will do great things in life.
    Italy, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    24 Apr 2019
    Great place, I´ve never met so many interesting young people in the same place ! It really attracts people willing to do what it takes to have a great life. The staff is very friendly and helpfull, congrats !
    France, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9


    09 Apr 2019
    This hostel was cool! However I’m not an entrepreneur so the atmosphere was kind of hard to relate to. Rooms were clean.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    02 Apr 2019
    I stayed at Tribe Theory for 2 nights. I am older so it was difficult to crawl into the bed. Also no toilet on 2 nd floor. I lost a back pack immediately upon arriving. It was either left in the taxi or???. I should have received direction on how to contact police immediately as a theft but instead they tried to contact taxi companies. Due to fatigue and lack of knowledge, it was impossible to contact police by phone after the fact. The location was fine. It was near Chinatown and food cou
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    09 May 2019
    Nice staff. It's an older building with the "pods" not as isolating as I was hoping for, and there wasn't as dynamic a vibe as I was hoping for.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 5.1


    18 Apr 2019
    If you’re here to travel avoid this hostel. It’s in a good location, but people who stay here are not looking to make friends. I was on the first floor in 10 people room, it’s supwr noisy from outside. Other guests were super rood, someone was packing there bags all three nights at 4am, super loud and absolutely disrespectful to other guests. The shower wasn’t vinteletated and it’s the same cubical with toilet. Its getting super hot there and by the time you done with shower, you need another.
    Russia, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners Singapore

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