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Urban Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We truly regret being there. We usually stay in cheap places and we are ok with some level of dirt but our stay there was awful. The room behind ours was being renovated and there was a strong smell of paint. Since my girlfriend is allergic to that we asked the staff to do something and all he said was...

Thank Raphael Farinha F
Kash R, Manager at Urban Hostel, responded to this review

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing Urban Hostel as your choice of accommodation here in Singapore. Firstly and foremost, please accept my sincere apologies for the unpleasant experience you encountered during your stay. Matters pertaining to staff service standards will be scrutinised and addressed and rest assured rectification to the processes will be implemented....

Reviewed 4 October 2016

It was early of 2014. This hostel is easy to find, its just in the corner of town. Chinese corner I guess, old building, not that clean but at least no smell of rotten meat. hahaha.. Narhh. No smell at all. I booked online for 15 SGD/night, but when I arrived the receptionist (chinese face with British speaking accent) said...

Thank Freakisha
Modena, Italy
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We try to contact them for cancel our book for 3 days but nobody answered and then when we arrive there we had waited 3 hours from 9am to 11 am for the receptionist . than at 11,40 we wrote a message to them and we left that orrible place and finally they charge us the first night I used...

Thank sailstraveler
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

I just arrived in singapore and looking for a place to stay i noticed here in trip advisor that this hotel offer a cheap price so i decided to visit the place. When i reached the place there is no one on the reception but only a sleepy china woman sitting on sofa. The stairs is so dirty and the...

Thank Ivan Aljur M
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I want to start off by saying that I've stayed in hostels plenty of times. From Europe to Asia, I've never seen one like this. My wife was literally, no joking, worried about our safety. So! We got ourselves here around midnight the first night after e-mailing with the owner that our flight gets in late, confirming a late arrival....

2Thank structureofzero
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 26 June 2015

It's shocking some if the reviews I read on here,Urban backpackers hostel,I was very angry at most of the reviews condemning the woman who managers the place,Am a Ghana national and honestly this woman is the best and most welcoming Singaporean I met,a single worker for 5-6 rooms(6 and 8 bed per room). This woman almost does all the work...

2Thank DanielGhanaGuy
Lucknow, India
Reviewed 11 May 2015

when i checked budget hostel , i found hardly any good reviews about urban hostel well as the title says Budget this could be a best hostel? well yes as i stayed there for 5 days it was a very nice experience, the lady there was helpful(even talkative) the best thing was WI-FI--what a great speed, even though that lady...

1Thank ZappyDenCool
Reviewed 8 May 2015

horrible place. better do not go there. extrem unfriendly woman at the reception. she shout and offend her guest.i had the feeling she think she is something like a schoolmaster. ver horrible. the toilet and bathroom is dirty, it seems no cleaning staff there. real horrible place !!

Thank thejourneyman65
Ostrava, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 October 2014

air conditioning does not work little room to move, any choice of bed horrible service, hazing as in boarding school Service rob the money and invent a nonsensical charges long waiting for any solution

2Thank Venca11
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 31 July 2014

When we came there to women went all crazy on other guests because they left there bag there a little longer after out checking time. we had to pay immediately so by then we couldn't go back anymore. After this she could only speak about what happened, like if we even cared cause she was the one who was rude....

4Thank annaaa40

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Additional Information about Urban Hostel

Address: 67A Lorong 27 Geylang | Geylang, Singapore 388189, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: ₹ 1,228 - ₹ 3,814 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“My tip would be NOT to choose a room here.”
structureofzero, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Best if you choose 6 in a room quite spacious”
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  • Walk way to bathroom
DanielGhanaGuy, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
“go to the green kiwi, so much better and worth your money”
annaaa40, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Don't go here. I'm serious.”
namitak2014, 18 Apr 2014 | Read review
“If you choose this hostel, should try chili-crab at No Signboard, it takes 5 mins to walk from there.”
NhuTruc, 4 Jul 2013 | Read review
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