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Royal Hostel Singapore

Hostel | 28A Smith Street, Singapore, Singapore 058942

87.0% Overall Rating

46 out of 48 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/01/2014)

Bahador Alast thinks…

"Located in the heart of Chinatown, very friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are clean and well taken care of."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.60

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • 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: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Singapore?

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Newly opened in March 2013, Royal Hostel is a boutique backpacker hotel located on Smith Street, the famous food street of Chinatown – Singapore’s cultural and historical centre. Housed within a 19th century building, Royal Hostel fosters a cosy atmosphere, great facilities and friendly service, all at a friendly price. Read more

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About Royal Hostel Singapore

Strategically located at the very heart of the colourful and story-rich Chinatown and housed within a 19th century building, Royal Hostel allows you to relive the nostalgic time when Singapore was under the British colony. Experience the breath of history and the colonial lifestyle that lies within every window pane or spiral staircase step!

Here at Royal Hostel, we strive to bring you homely ambience and service at a friendly price. All of our linen beds are equipped with privacy curtains to ensure you have as much personal space as possible. Free high speed WIFI and communal laptop are available for your convenience. There is also all-day complimentary hot drinks and biscuits to refresh your day.

Just one step outside and you are at Chinatown’s food and leisure paradise with a myriad of the most vibrant leisure and dining options, including hawker centres and restaurants, pubs and bars, spas and shops, representing practically almost all Asia’s sub-cultures.

Accommodation Information

Experience our 16 or 18 bedded deluxe mix dorm with:
- Spacious bed areas with high ceiling (700 sq ft each - 16 or 18 bed mix dorm)
- Individual bed curtains for greater privacy
- Individual reading lights
- Fuffly quilt blankets (with cover) & pillows
- Clean linen
- Anti-dustmite spring mattresses
- Individual security lockers (guest to bring their own lock)
- Air Conditioning
- Hot/cold showers
- Basic toiletries (Shower gel & Shampoo)
- Hair dryers
- Iron & Ironing Board
- Refrigerator
- Complimentary breakfast and all-day hot beverages/biscuits
- 24-hr security (reception hours from 0700 to 2300)
- Luggage storage
- Complimentary broad-band WIFI (Public and Bed Areas)
- Communal laptop

*IMPORTANT: Please note that our reception operates between 07:00 to 23:00. Guests arriving outside reception opening hours are kindly requested to inform the hotel in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

**Towels (SGD2.00 each) and coin-operated self-service washer and dryer are also available for hire.

**Balance payment in cash (SGD) only and due upon check-in. A refundable security deposit of S$20 is required upon check in and will be refunded upon an incident-free check out.

Location Information

You absolutely won’t regret to have picked Chinatown to stay in as you can expect very sizeable saving of time and money on travelling, since we’re just walking distance from the MRT station and many great tourist spots.

Within 1-5 mins walk:
convenience stores (7-Eleven, Cheers), restaurants and cafes, food centers (Maxwell Market), attractions (Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Chinatown Heritage Center, Jamae Mosque, Sri Mariamman Temple), pubs, clubs & retail shops.

Within 6-10 mins walk:
shopping malls (Chinatown Point, People's Park Complex, Central), food centers (Chinatown Complex's Food Centre) & more attractions (Clarke Quay, Far East Square).