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Gap Year Hostel

Hostel | 322 Lavender Street, Singapore, Singapore 338821

82.6% Overall Rating

33 out of 37 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (20/08/2014)

Andy Ray thinks…

"The staff were great and helpful. Good English speakers.I didn't mind that the room had no windows as this usually means more noise and more light when you are trying to sleep. What is more important…"

Read all Gap Year Hostel reviews

Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.57

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Singapore?

Contact us directly

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Overview

NO air-con curfew, less than 5 min walk from subway, Fast internet, lockers in room, attention to details, always clean, super friendly staff, near to amenities and places of interest, complimentary simple breakfast with Nutella

Inspired, designed and managed by backpackers, Gap Year backpacker hostel is a brand new design hostel located in a premium location. Newly renovated from a per-war 2-storey shop house with impressive floor to ceiling height, our 2800 sq feet hostel opens in October 2012. Read more

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About Gap Year Hostel

Inspired, designed and managed by backpackers, Gap Year backpacker hostel is a brand new design hostel located in a premium location. Newly renovated from a per-war 2-storey shop house with impressive floor to ceiling height, our 2800 sq. feet hostel opens in October 2012.

NO air-con curfew, less than 5 min walk from subway, attention to details, always clean, super friendly staff, near to amenities and places of interest

Gap Year backpackers hostel strives to offer more than just clean accommodation and gives you the unique backpackers experience in the bustling city of Singapore.

Equipped with 24 hours CCTV and advance electronic fire system that directly links to the central fire station, your safety is our priority.

Our Design Philosophy:
To preserve the unique spirit of communal area which cannot be found in other types of accommodation, a lot of thoughts and effort were put into the design of the communal area and we had two. Cosy and comfortable, the main communal area will serve bottled beer to fuel your interaction with fellow backpackers. It is a place for you to exchange stories, read a book, look up on your next destination, or just to have a drink.

In land scarce Singapore, our rooms are designed to be space efficient and with individual reading lights and electrical outlets for you to read or surf the web on your bunk, quality “me” time. Our rooms are furnished and lighted in such a way to facilitate your sleep as we believe that the main purpose of the rooms is to provide you with a good night rest.

We understand that Internet is so important to our guests to plan for their traveling, catch up with families and friends or read up on the latest happenings. That's why we have high speed fibre optics broadband to cater to your needs and we even have a backup network so that we can always stay connected. There are computers for your complimentary usage and free WIFI for your gadgets.

Terms and Conditions:
Please take note our earliest check-in time is 3pm, and the latest
Check-out time is 12noon.

Our reception operates from 830am to 10pm. Please contact us before you book if you want to check in at any other timing. There is a late check-in surcharge of SGD5.00 per person to check-in after 10pm.

All time is GMT+8.

Guest is responsible for producing a valid passport and/or visa of entry into Singapore. We reserve the rights to deny any guest without valid documents.

We do not accommodate Singaporeans and Singapore PRs

We will keep the room/bed for you for 2 hours from the stated time of arrival. After which it will be released for booking. If there is a delay in your itinerary, please let us know through phone or email.

If you cancel your room/bed within 72 hours from the arrival date or no show, you will be charged for your first night of stay and an additional 5% administrative fee will be charged.

Not all our rooms/dorms have windows. If you need window, please check with us first.

We do accept credit cards but there is a 5% administrative fee. If not, there is a ATM just around the hostel.

Accommodation Information

We provide:
- relaxing communal area where you can interact with people from various countries
- clean, cosy beds with individual reading lights and electrical outlets for all your gadgets
- No “air-con curfew”, so you can set the temperature as low as you like any time of the day in your room
- complimentary high speed fiber optics broadband WIFI (with a backup WIFI network) even in your dorm
- complimentary breakfast to start the day
- complimentary coffee and tea whole day
- discounted prices for Singapore Attractions like Singapore Flyers, Zoo, Night Safari, Duck Tour, etc
- electronic card access means added security and no curfew
- hassle-free and casual stay in a safe and clean environment

Location Information

Gap Year Hostel is a mere 5 minutes walk from Boon Keng MRT (subway station, North East line), and we are just a stone throw away from places of interest such as the culturally rich Little India and Chinatown. The streets around us are filled with retail shops and eateries.