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Betel Box Backpacker Hostel

200 Joo Chiat Road

Highlights

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Linen Included

Important Information

Please note that we are not able to accept credit/ debit cards; once you check in at the hostel, please pay the outstanding balance in cash. ATM Bank machines are widely available across Singapore.

Guests are required to show up within 3 hours of the Estimated Time of Arrival as detailed in the reservation.
Failing so, we reserve the right to sell on the bed/ room.
All modifications to reservation must be put in writing and updates to be done in this system.

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Great 84%

Betel Box Backpackers Hostel is a cosy, air-conditioned hostel housed in a restored 1920s shop-house. We have comfortable dormitory accommodation, a large communal area with guest kitchen, dining and lounge areas, internet terminals and a mini-library.

We are located on Joo Chiat Road, at the heart of Singapore's famous Katong and Geylang Serai district. Joo Chiat is Singapore's largest architecture conservation district with more than 900 individual buildings protected by law.

The hostel is 13 kilometres from Changi International Airport and 7 kilometres from City Hall (city centre). Well-connected buses and trains provide easy transport to all the sights and attractions of Singapore. The hostel is walking distance to the most popular park in Singapore, East Coast Beach, where you can swim, BBQ, bike and rollerblade. Joo Chiat is a great place to sample local Singaporean food. Every week we organise activites, including Tony's Famous Foodwalk in the district around the hostel. Other free tours include Pubcrawl by Singapore River, Nature Walk and City-by-the-Water Cycling Tour.

There is no curfew at the hostel; we have an electronic keypad lock at the front door, which means you can come and go as you wish, any time of the day. Staff are on hand to assist 24 hours a day and our communal areas are always open.

Your stay includes

- broadband internet (30 minutes daily)

- generous self-serve continental breakfast

- access to our neighbourhood professional fitness centre

- guided tours by licensed guides (minimum 6 persons)

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Important Information

Please note that we are not able to accept credit/ debit cards; once you check in at the hostel, please pay the outstanding balance in cash. ATM Bank machines are widely available across Singapore.

Guests are required to show up within 3 hours of the Estimated Time of Arrival as detailed in the reservation.
Failing so, we reserve the right to sell on the bed/ room.
All modifications to reservation must be put in writing and updates to be done in this system.

Betel Box Backpackers Hostel is a cosy, air-conditioned hostel housed in a restored 1920s shop-house. We have comfortable dormitory accommodation, a large communal area with guest kitchen, dining and lounge areas, internet terminals and a mini-library.

We are located on Joo Chiat Road, at the heart of Singapore's famous Katong and Geylang Serai district. Joo Chiat is Singapore's largest architecture conservation district with more than 900 individual buildings protected by law.

The hostel is 13 kilometres from Changi International Airport and 7 kilometres from City Hall (city centre). Well-connected buses and trains provide easy transport to all the sights and attractions of Singapore. The hostel is walking distance to the most popular park in Singapore, East Coast Beach, where you can swim, BBQ, bike and rollerblade. Joo Chiat is a great place to sample local Singaporean food. Every week we organise activites, including Tony's Famous Foodwalk in the district around the hostel. Other free tours include Pubcrawl by Singapore River, Nature Walk and City-by-the-Water Cycling Tour.

There is no curfew at the hostel; we have an electronic keypad lock at the front door, which means you can come and go as you wish, any time of the day. Staff are on hand to assist 24 hours a day and our communal areas are always open.

Your stay includes

- broadband internet (30 minutes daily)

- generous self-serve continental breakfast

- access to our neighbourhood professional fitness centre

- guided tours by licensed guides (minimum 6 persons)

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Stayed here for a few nights in the female dorm. Although it is not in the heart of downtown, it's very easy to get anywhere with the great transportation system. The staff was, for the most part, very knowledgeable about things to do and how to get there (although some additional suggestions weren't overly helpful). It was fairly clean. Trash disappeared from the room daily, but I forgot to bring flip-flops and the showers always seemed a bit grimy. A/C is on a timer in the dorm from evening to morning, which wasn't a problem for me because I was out most of the day, but if you'd prefer a quiet afternoon in, it's best to stay in the lounge. There's also a hairdryer available which is often overlooked in other hostels. For breakfast, you get a voucher worth 3.9 SGD which you can bring downstairs to the bistro and redeem for a variety of breakfast options or get a discount on others. An enjoyable hostel.

Overall
5
Location
4
Cleanliness
3
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Very helpful and well informed staff.

Overall
4
Location
3
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
5

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Fitness centre
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking
  • PlayStation
  • Security Lockers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wii
  • Free breakfast

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Safe Deposit Box

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

parking

  • Bicycle Parking

sport& leisure

  • Pool Table
  • Map
  • Streetview
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