City Backpackers - Hostel

1.0 star property
Convenient for Merlion

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City Backpackers - Hostel

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Land view from property
Rollaway beds, free WiFi
Breakfast area

Overview of City Backpackers - Hostel

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24/7 front desk
18 Hongkong Street, Singapore, 059661
Main amenities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Room options

Single Bed in Standard 6-Beds Dormitory

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Single Bunk Beds

Single Bed in Standard 8-Beds Dormitory

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Single Bunk Beds

Standard Quadruple Room

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Bunk Beds

8 Beds Standard Family Room

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Single Bunk Beds

6 Beds Standard Family Room

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Single Bunk Beds

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

  • 14 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Bunk Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Singapore
  • Raffles Place - 7 min walk
  • Bugis Street Shopping District - 22 min walk
  • Marina Bay Sands Skypark - 25 min walk
  • Marina Bay Sands Casino - 27 min walk
  • Gardens by the Bay - 28 min walk
  • Orchard Road - 29 min walk
  • Marina Bay Street Circuit - 30 min walk
  • Raffles City - 1 min drive
  • Merlion - 2 min drive
  • Suntec Convention & Exhibition Center - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Singapore (XSP-Seletar) - 16 min drive
  • Changi Airport (SIN) - 19 min drive
  • Senai International Airport (JHB) - 63 min drive
  • Batam Batu Besar (BTH-Hang Nadim) - 21.7 miles/34.9 km
  • JB Sentral - 50 min drive
  • Clarke Quay Station - 2 min walk
  • Raffles Place Station - 9 min walk
  • Chinatown Station - 9 min walk


  • Ya Kun Kaya Toast 亞坤 - 5 min walk
  • Punch - 2 min walk
  • Foc by Nandu Jubany - 1 min walk
  • Boruto - 2 min walk
  • Neon Pigeon - 2 min walk

About this property

City Backpackers - Hostel

When you stay at City Backpackers - Hostel, you'll be a short five-minute drive from Marina Bay Sands Casino and Orchard Road. Guests will have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. Also, Bugis Street Shopping District and Marina Bay Sands Skypark are a short five-minute drive away. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: Clarke Quay Station is 2 minutes and Raffles Place Station is 9 minutes.


Chinese (Mandarin), English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 11 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until midnight
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Property amenities


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • The tax amount, which is set in the 'Price details' and payable by the guest, will be subject to changes based on the tax rate at the time of payment of the applicable room charges.

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for SGD 15.0 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


This property does not have lifts.
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

City Backpackers Hostel Singapore
City Backpackers Singapore
City Backpackers Hostel
City Backpackers - Hostel Singapore
City Backpackers - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does City Backpackers - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, City Backpackers - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at City Backpackers - Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at City Backpackers - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at City Backpackers - Hostel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at City Backpackers - Hostel?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
Is there an on-site casino at City Backpackers - Hostel?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Marina Bay Sands Casino (2-min drive) and Resort World Sentosa Casino (8-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at City Backpackers - Hostel and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Merlion (14-min walk) and Marina Bay Sands Skypark (1.3 mi), along with Marina Bay Sands Casino (1.4 mi) and Gardens by the Bay (1.4 mi).
What's the area around City Backpackers - Hostel like?
City Backpackers - Hostel is a short 2-minute walk from Clarke Quay Station and 7 minutes' walk from Raffles Place.






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Property conditions & facilities


6/10 Good

the staff are so kind.good service.for the place/room there so many bedbugs.they need to do something about it.
Glen, 4-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

This place is filthy and disgusting. It's not worth your money. The washrooms, shower rooms and sink are dirty. Not recommended for any future guests
Brando, 4-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

The three beds in a shared room was unacceptable conditions the mattresses had no springs or platform you would fall through the bed we packed up and left and was not compensated definitely would not recommend
Stacie, 1-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Stay away yuck yuck horrible
I have never stayed at a hotel or hostel so filthy in my life it was so bad I had to leave immediately. Bugs on the bed urine all over the bathroom i was thinking about calling the authorities because the way they keep the facilities should be illegal.
Jessica, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

2-night trip with friends
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2/10 Poor

Don’t stay here
Don’t stay here! This hostel has a lot of bedbugs when we came in and there was no one at the reception area to accommodate us so we transferred to a different hotel. The management should clean their hostel!
Kathleen, 5-night family trip
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6/10 Good

need some renovation and more cleaning
MashR, 1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Poorly maintained restrooms, 1 out of 2 restrooms had no lights and the other had broken shower with lots of hairs and dirt. Bed linens were dirty.
Ning, 2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

that was a nightmare!! a lot of bedbugs causing us not to fall asleep and the room is very dirty even the toilet ! the place is totally different from the picture.
Maria asuncion, 4-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent service very convenient to food, mrt, and buses
4-night family trip
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