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Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat Quay

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
16 Jun 2017
“Good bar and music”
19 Feb 2018
“Proper "no nonsense" boozer”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

3 bottles beer for $15.....think that says it all really. (until 9pm) A proper bar with absolutely no pretentiousness (such a rarity in Singapore). You get what you pay for here and that's exactly why I go. Beer is cold, staff get the job done,...More

Thank AGK1982
Response from MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat QuayResponded 21 February 2018

Hi there, Thank you for the lovely review! It’s great to know that you enjoyed your time at our pub and also the 3 for $15 bottled beer promotion we have. If it’s past 9pm, you could get our 5 of our bottled beer of...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Visited for drink and good atmosphere. Very popular in the centre of Boat Quay. I remember from when I lived here it was located in lower end area in Little India Food looked okay and service was good Good views over the river down to...More

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Response from MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat QuayResponded 19 June 2017

Hey Peter! Thank you so much for the great review! We actually have 2 outlets, one located at Little India, and the other at Boat quay. We’re glad to hear that you loved our Boat Quay outlet and love the view of the Singapore River...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

I am writing to review the bar here as we did not stay in the hostel above but we would consider it next time. The bar is in a prime location in Boat quay with great views on the river and surrounding buildings. I think...More

Thank ladymacbeth_uk
Response from MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat QuayResponded 17 January 2017

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review! We love hearing from our customers and we a delighted to hear about your positive experience at The Prince of Wales. We will be sure to pass on your compliments to our...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016

This hostel is located centrally and in an accessible area full of bars, cafes and a museum to compliment the picture. However, the service was average to begin with, and with time - i stayed about a month each time since 2013 - became worse....More

Thank Hayk H
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Nice little bar with nice atmosphere on the quay, average prices, beer very medium not so good (tasted the tap lager one, then a classic hoegarden), but great rock music! There are seats inside and outside on a small terrace. (Didnt sleep there)More

Thank adeline j
Response from MuddyMurphyH, Public Relations Manager at Prince of Wales Backpacker - Boat QuayResponded 10 August 2016

Hi there Thank you for taking the time to review The Prince of Wales. We love receiving feedback from our customers and its great to hear that you enjoyed the bar! Do come back and visit us again for some more live music. Many thanks,...More

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The Quays
From Marina Bay, a walk along Singapore River will
take you through the three Quays of the city, each
offering a very different atmosphere. Boat Quay
features historical sites and a buzzing riverfront
vibe. Clarke Quay caters to the party crowd, while
Robertson Quay appeals to the leisurely wanderer.
Weekends at Robertson Quay and Martin Road also give a
peek into the lives of expats in Singapore, as the
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