Hostel | Blk 5 Banda Street #02-92, Singapore, Singapore 050005
14 out of 16 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (01/08/2014)
Keith Ruffles thinks…
"It's a small hostel in a great location in Singapore's atmospheric Chinatown, easy to get to but worth doing some research beforehand in order to find it. There's loads to do right on the doorstep…"Read all Fernloft Chinatown reviews
- Air Conditioning
- Secure lockers
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- 24 hour hot showers
- Reception (limited hours)
- ATM / cash machine
- Common area / room
- Elevator / lift(s)
- Internet access in public areas
- Outside area
- Airport Pickup USD 7.21
- Towel USD 1.60
Reception timing: 9AM-11:30PM check-in after the said timing kindly email Fernloft directly to make the necessary arrangements Age restriction: We do not accept children of less than 12years old in our dormitory unless it is booked exclusively for your guests only.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00
Group of 15 or more traveling to Singapore?Contact us directly
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|Shared Rooms A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.|
12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)Continental breakfast included
4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)Breakfast included
About Fernloft Chinatown
Fernloft® (Singapore) Chinatown is strategically located in the most exotic neighborhood of Singapore. Surrounded by the rich traditions amidst the modern landscape, you will find the best of old and new world at your doorste
STEP BACK IN TIME
This traditional neighborhood offers a glimpse of life of the mid- 1950s in bustling Singapore. Chinatown is where Singapore’s earliest immigrants lived. One can still witness the rich local traditions, where you get to mingle in the colorful alleys with famous street hawkers selling exotic snacks, traditional storytellers, opera singers and even fortune tellers!
Admire the meticulously restored shop houses and stroll along the streets where anything from antiques to modern electronics can be found. No more walking long distances back to your hostel with heavy shopping bags!
ACCESSIBILITY AND AMENITIES
The Chinese name of Chinatown actually means Water Buffalo Riverway, once known for its reliance on river taxis and bullock carts to get around; Chinatown is now serviced by modern transport services such as the local subway (the MRT or Mass Rapid Transit), air-conditioned buses and taxis a-plenty.
We are accessible by two subway stations - Chinatown MRT Station (NE4) and Outram Park MRT Station (NE3) which are both within walking distances to our hostel. Many public buses also provide cheap alternative access to Orchard Road and around the island. For the more adventurous, catch a ride in a trishaw and relive the past!
Amenities also abound in this quaint neighborhood. You will easily find a range of 24-hr banking services, shopping centers, local pubs, restaurants, cheap hawker food centers, 24-hr convenience shops and traditional Chinese medical halls/clinics.
Finding food in Chinatown is never easier. An endless choice of eateries - from traditional local cuisine to western contemporary fare - awaits you! Among the popular choices are the Maxwell Food Court, Chinatown Market and the Food Alley at Smith Street. Prices range from the incredibly low at the street stalls to medium and high at the 5-star restaurants.
SIGHTS TO SEE
The majestic Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum. can be viwed from our hostel's balcony. This new temple is a living cultural monument in the heart of Chinatown and is famous worldwide because it houses the Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic in a magnificent Relic Stupa made of 420kg of gold donated by devotees.
A stone’s throw away from us are the other historical temples of various religious and cultural significance. Among them will be the Jamae Mosque (at 218 South Bridge Road), which is one of Singapore's oldest mosques, built in the 1830s by Tamil Muslims and boasts an Indian-architectural style.
Reception timing: 9AM-11PM check-in after the said timing kindly email Fernloft directly to make the necessary arrangements
Age restriction: We do not accept children of less than 12years old in our dormitory unless it is booked exclusively for your guests only.
12-Bedded Mixed Dorm
6-Bedded Female Dorm
THE FERNLOFT EXPERIENCE
So if you are seeking to discover the kaleidoscopic landscape of Singapore and experience a place where traditions come alive and age-old practices are still being practised, Fernloft Chinatown will be your smart choice of accommodation.
Best of all, at Fernloft Group of Hostels, we offer free inter-hostel transfers (subject to availability) which will provide you an opportunity to stay at our various branches and experience the different cultural uniqueness that comes from each Fernloft location.
Whatever we may say, don't take our word for it, experience it yourself!
Such convenience and value - only at Fernloft Hostels, where the experiences become cherished memories.
Blk 5 Banda Street #02-92, Singapore 050005
ACCESSIBILITY AND AMENITIES
Chinatown, once known for its reliance on river taxis and bullock carts to get around in, is now serviced by modern transport services such as the local subway (the MRT or Mass Rapid Transit), air-conditioned buses and taxis a-plenty.
The Chinese name of Chinatown actually means Water Buffalo Riverway but now you will not get to see any water buffaloes lumbering around. You will instead zip around the vicinity in air-conditioned comfort via the newly-built Chinatown MRT Station (NE4) and Outram Park MRT Station (NE3) which are both within walking distances to Fernloft City Chinatown. Many public buses also provide cheap alternative access to Orchard Road and around the island. For the more adventurous, catch a ride in a trishaw and relive the past!
Amenities also abound in this quaint neighbourhood. You will easily find a range of 24-hr banking services, shopping centres, pubs, restaurants, hawker food centres, 24-hr convenience shops, traditional Chinese medical halls clinics (with TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine), modern pharmacies and the Singapore General Hospital.