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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start, I've been to over 60 different hostels over the last 8 years and tend to stay away from these reviews, but this place took the biscuit; 1. I'm a solo traveller so I paid for 5 nights in advance only to be double charged on my card, there is an icon on trip advisor that you...

Thank Antóin O
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We was there Sept 14 2016 with the officemates. The place was great very near in Farrer park MRT station and Mustafa Centre very near also. The bathroom was avarage., wifi is excellent in 2nd floor and locker is big can put large backpack.. staff is friendly. And thanks Marie for assisting/helping us in our transfer to airport and Kuala...

2Thank randy_the_one
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The location was great, minutes away from Farrer Park MRT Station and Mustafa. Wifi was oke, nice and helping staffs. the bathroom just average. Locker was big enough for light backpacker. many food choices around from halal to pork food, from chinnese to Indian food, etc

1Thank Viwi25
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 30 April 2016

located in best location, jst 2 mins from musafa Centre and market. it was not that much clean and hygiene , need much much improvement to take care of hygiene. Staff was ok , AC turns off at 8:30 in the morning, ony run for 12 hours. overall will not suggest...as so many other better options availble

Thank Parvesh K
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Nice hostel, room was a bit strange, other guests staying there are not backpackers! WiFi wouldn't work, kitchen facilities are a bonus! They have one computer in the lobby with internet connection but you only have 30 minutes use! Location is on a main road and not ideal!

3Thank LuxuriousTraveler004
Reviewed 16 January 2014 via mobile

It's location was very convenient , near to the Farrer Park station 5min walking distance , safe for all travelers to stay . In house guest and staff was very friendly and helpful , giving accurate direction and information whenever that we need . Laugher and Joy we share , memories are unforgettable . During the stay July till January...

Thank Willon Wong X
Reviewed 12 January 2014

i stayed here for 3 or 4 nights in august 2013 and i stayed in the 6 bed mixed dorm. ac was very active, sometimes a little too cold. the good thing was that it had lockers that were big enough to fit all your valuables in. to get into the dorm you had to walk through the other huge...

Thank timbel44
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Booked a family room of 4 beds at the very last minute. This is a very clean & value worthy hostel. The first impression when entering this hostel is warm and clean. I am glad that i made the right choice by booking this hostel. The hotel location is easy accessible by MRT (Lavender station at green line or Farrer...

Thank SheahNee
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2013

one of my friends book the place for me, It was terrible. Normally, it will be separate rooms for male and female and separate floors, but because of the booking was full so they put male guest in female level, which means, they will share the same bathroom and somethings even same room. It was extremely unsafe for girls to...

6Thank Gerryk000
Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 24 June 2013 via mobile

This hostel is great, the staff is friendly and the dorms are really nice. It is located in Little India and there's a 7/11 store and a food court a few minutes away. The location is good especially because it's so cheap to take a cab in Singapore.

1Thank rf3pb

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New society backpacker's hostel is a clean, safe, friendly hostel centrally situated along the main road of Jalan Besar, five minutes walk from Farrer Park MRT station, and tucked amidst the colourful and vibrant food and shopping area of Little India. The hostel is in an old style building with a rooftop terrace that overlooks old charmed pre-war shops, modern buildings, condominiums and shopping malls. We provide a range of services to ensure your stay is comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about New Society Backpackers' Hotel

Address: 259A Jalan Besar, Singapore 208934, Singapore (Formerly Society Backpackers' Hotel)
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: ₹ 875 - ₹ 2,043 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — New Society Backpackers' Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“As a last option can be considered”
 of 5 bubbles 838parveshk, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Dorm room was nice, they have curtains around all bottom bunks!”
 of 5 bubbles LuxuriousTraveler004, 23 May 2014 | Read review
“Choose family room is you are travelling in group and wish to have some privacy and less disruption for your sleep. No photo of room is attached here as the room/ dorm is exactly what you see from the website”
 of 5 bubbles SheahNee, 17 Dec 2013 | Read review
“If travelling on the cheap stay here and go for the cheapest room regardless of amount of people. Lockers are safe and people are good here.”
 of 5 bubbles Marcy_Futura, 22 Apr 2013 | Read review
“There are some long term stayers on the 3rd level but overall is ok. I was given the 2nd floor dorm with 20 beds but was very comforatble and enjoyable as during my stay there, I made a couple of friends thru chatting in the dorm. There is a all ladies dorm of i think around 15 beds on the 4th floor. Unfortunately during my stay there, it was fully booked.”
 of 5 bubbles Ingrid48_12, 23 Sep 2012 | Read review
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