The perks of staying at a hostel are far too many. Solo travellers, backpackers, and even regular tourists looking for a friendly charm, or the warmth of home, would love these hostels for their vibe. From meeting interesting people, sharing late-night stories over a round of Monopoly or tucking yourself to sleep in a cozy pod – hostels give you the freedom to be yourself. Interestingly, Singapore is a haven for hostels of all kinds. 

If you’re exploring hostels for a comfortable, convenient, and fun stay, check out our list of the city’s 10 best hostels and pick the one that suits you best. 

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1. Beary Best!, Chinatown

 

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With ample space and privacy, staying at Beary Nice is one of the most comfortable hostel experiences you can ask for. The lounge there is perfect to chill and strike up conversations. Airy hallways, an outdoor patio, colourful interiors, and dorm options to suit all kinds of travellers, makes Beary Best ideal for a stay in the neighbourhood. 

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  • Spacious and airy
  • Private room option for extra privacy 
  • Outdoor patio and lounge area
  • Central location

2. Wink Capsule, Chinatown (Yes, Again!)

 

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Pod style dormitories at the heart of a bustling Chinatown for a cosy stay and all the perks of a world-class experience hostel, that’s this is what you can expect at Wink Capsule Hostel. Their innovative and stylish approach is reflected in the way their dorms are designed. With soundproofed pods, soft backlights and built-in lockers, a sound night’s sleep without any disturbance is assured here.

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  • Pod style dormitories
  • Soundproofed  and soft lights
  • Built-in lockers

3. Happy Snail, Sentosa

 

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A popular pitstop for backpackers, Happy Snail prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and staff. The hostel is located conveniently between Chinatown and Sentosa, so there’s plenty to explore there. Add to that, this hygienic, well-maintained dorm is easy on the pocket and does not compromise on safety. If that’s not enough, staying here is also a win for the hungry traveller’s tummy – this hostel has all-day free breakfast.

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  • Ideal location
  • Good hygiene and safety standards
  • Free all-day breakfast

4. CUBE Boutique Capsule Hostel

 

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A modern hostel with plush decor, every capsule in CUBE Hostel is designed to ensure you get that much-needed restful sleep after an exhausting day of travel. Everything from the mattress and linen to the lighting and temperature is perfected with this in mind. It is furnished with every facility you’d need for a comfortable stay, including individual restrooms, high-speed WiFi, and even your own fold-down table.

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  • Modern and plush interior
  • Capsules designed to ensure good sleep
  • Individual restrooms bathrooms and fold-down table

5. Tribe Theory

 

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Tribe Theory is the coolest place to stay if you want to expand your network or connect with like-minded people. A community-based hostel with sleep pods, it also has a dedicated workspace – a big hit with digital nomads. Their everyday Happy Hour for coffee and wine only adds to the benefits of staying here.

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  • Great place for networking
  • A community approach
  • Dedicated workspace
  • Happy Hour on coffee and wine

6. COO Boutique Hostel

 

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A hostel with a laidback contemporary vibe that lets you choose from a selection of different rooms, including a females-exclusive one. COO Boutique Hostel has taken care of everything that you’ll need for a hassle-free stay, from universal charging sockets, reading light, comfy duvets, to a safety locker, so you don’t have to worry about your belongings. When you feel like heading outdoors, feel free to rent their bicycles for free and take yourself on a city tour.

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  • Females-only rooming option
  • Universal charging socket, reading lights, safety lockers
  • Free bicycle rental

7. Adler Hostel

 

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A haven of peace in the midst of a vibrant neighbourhood, Adler Hostel offers the best of both worlds. The hostel has art deco interiors and the view of the city from their upper floor cabins, is a refreshing sight. They also have an attached coffee bar that goes by the same name. The weekly events hosted there have made Adler the go-to social hub of the area.

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  • Calm atmosphere
  • Art deco interiors
  • Attached coffee bar hosting social events

8. River City Inn

 

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A mere 3-minute walk from Clarke Quay MRT Station will bring you to this beautiful hostel housed in a heritage shophouse. The family-owned place is known for its warmth and hospitality, making you feel right at home. Well-maintained dorms at an affordable price, plus a perfect location, makes this hostel a favourite for travellers who soon become regulars.

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  • Close to MRT train station
  • Warm atmosphere and hospitality
  • Affordable pricing

9. Drop Inn Singapore

 

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While hostels are great for solo and group travellers, staying at one when travelling with family can be quite a fuss. Drop Inn Singapore is one of the few hostels in the city that welcomes children and is family-friendly. From people travelling with little ones to backpackers who yearn for homely accommodation in a foreign land, this hostel is perfect for everyone. It embraces the local spirit and their approachable staff will lend a hand whenever you need.

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  • Family-friendly
  • Welcomes children
  • Approachable staff

10. Bohemian Chic Hostel

 

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A walkable distance from a number of attractions like Singapore City Gallery, Chinatown Heritage Center, and Funan DigitalLife Mall, Bohemian Chic Hostel keeps you close to the best food places in the area. You can choose from different types of dorm rooms or opt for a basic private one if you prefer. They go the extra mile to make your stay a comfortable one, with individual temperature control provisions, laptop safes, meeting spaces, ticket assistance booths, and airport shuttle service.

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  • Located close to a number of local attractions
  • Meeting space
  • Airport shuttles
  • Ticket assistance