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Pillow.Talk Backpacker's Hostel

1.9 miles from Singapore centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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5 Hamilton Road, Singapore 209177, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was browsing long listing of hostel for my 2 night stay in Singapore, close to public transport is my first priority, so I chose to stay in pillow talk as I also valued my privacy (they have curtains for each bed). Though the water heater didn't function well but is was okay for me as Singapore's weather is hot....

Thank Tan T
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked (Agoda) a space in the girls' room which is more expensive than the mixed room. After I was sent to my room, I realized that I was assigned in the mixed room which made me uneasy (it's why I booked the girls' room after all). I heard the same issue from another customer, but the owner did not...

Thank Lyn Kae G
Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The dorms are nice, the train is close, the wifi works, there are shops and restaurants nearby and the staff is cool. You find both asean and western people. Basic breakfast + tea & coffee all day. Clearly recommended!

Thank marasiaO16
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I went there to book a bed and my friend was staying there. So I was waiting outside and they said you must wait for your friend down the street you can't sit outside our hostel. Incredibly rude owner and management. And the way they said it was just horrible. I don't recommend anyone to stay here. I would even...

Thank Yawar P
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The location was good with the hawker stalls just opposite the place and the MRT just a stone distance. The bed and the bathroom was clean. However, the paint in the locker will stick on your luggage when you drag them out, I do hope they are aware of this. There are many other similar options with lower price.

Thank JscJ92
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Don't stay here if you expect any luxury - there isn't much. Stay here for a cheap and convenient bed in the center of Singapore. Small hostel, close to Lavender and Farrer Park metro stops. Check-in was easy, they just point you to the bed and give you a key for the locker. We came back one week after our...

Thank lorensvdv
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Clueless bumbling staff that seemed confused to why someone would want to check into their hostel! The women that works here was very rude. There are only 3 showers for the whole hostel and they are disgusting.There are only two 2 toilets in the hostel! The pods are disgusting as there is dirt everywhere! The rooms don't get dark/quiet till...

Thank matt9478
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

In English, "to book" means "to secure", in this case reservations. This hostel either doesn't understand English or how to run a hospitality business, but when I showed up 20 minutes after the required check-in time (14:00 local time), I was told they were fully booked. I had booked 1 bed for 3 nights on booking.com since July 24, 2016...

1Thank Fransiska A
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Ive been staying at pillowtalk backpacker for 3 days, the place is very quite, maybe because i take female room w/ 6 bed, and only 2 is taken and they are seem solotravelling too, the room is small but the ceiling is high, so is not too full, they give the big locker for our stuff that we can put...

Thank Rinaap
Birkenfeld, Germany
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I can't understand the good recommendations. The only good things about this place is the location, clean bed and cheap price. That s it! There are only 3 showers and 2 toilets for both dorms. Both are ALWAYS dirty with a very bad smell. The dorm rooms and the toilets don't have windows. It feels like being imprisoned. At 7:30...

4Thank Sabrina R

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pillow.Talk Back Packer's Hostel=========== A hostel by avid backpackers, we seek to touch and inspire fellow backpackers, in our own ways, when our paths crossed. If you share the hunger to live life to the fullest and to immerse yourself in this world crammed with wonders, if you share our above thoughts and feelings, come to our hostel, your perfect channel for strangers' paths to cross and become friends.The information solid, the people so true, the thought to travel is endlessly inspiring.Pillow Chambers=============Our bunks are specially designed and separated by dreamy drapes to giving relax and comfy sensation. We aim to provide both privacy and an option for interaction too! Coming in as groupies? Our bunks layout can be alter to suit your needs. Relax & Chill=============Our communal area is filled with rugs and colored cushions, giving visions of the most laid-back mood that you are looking for, with a homely touch. Come stay with us, and experience the exclusivity yourself! Value - Added Services =========== * Morning Breakfast * Iron and Ironing Board * Hair Dryer * Travel Magazines ** Lockers * Books * DVDs * Games * Check-Out Day Luggage Storage ** PC/Internet Access * Wireless * Tourist Maps * Nominal Fees Services======== * Towel Rental SGD$2 * Adaptor SGD$3 * Laundry Services SGD$3 * Dryer SGD$3 ** Black and White Printing Services SGD0.20 * Airport Transfer SGD$8 * * Bicycle Rental SGD$15/Day * Location========A historical white shop house situated in the Backpacker's Region in Central Singapore, We are located at 5 Hamilton Road with just 5-10 minutes walk to:1. Lavender MRT2. Bus Interchange to Malaysia3. Multi-purpose sports complex and swimming pool4. 24-Hour Coffee Shops5. 24-Hour Convenient Shop6. Little India and 24-Hour Mustafa Shopping Centre7. City Square shopping mall And a short bus/train ride to Marina Bay Casino, Clark Quay-Singapore River, Orchard Road and many tourist attractions in Singapore. Additional Information =========== • Pillow.Talk reserves the right to decline guests whom are deemed unsuitable for Hostel Environment• Minimum age: above 12 years • Latest check-out time 1200 / Earliest check-in time 1400 • Please indicate arrival timing, reservations will be released 2 hours after check in time or arrival time given • If guests arrive after reception opening hours, please ring the bell or contact PIC as found in door sign• Main lights out in dorm at 2300 daily. Individual night lights available after lights out • Full payment upon check in by cash only ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pillow.Talk Backpacker's Hostel

Address: 5 Hamilton Road, Singapore 209177, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: £13 - £39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Pillow.Talk Backpacker's Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The exclusive rooms are not guaranteed.”
 of 5 bubbles lynkaeg, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for corner bed if there is any available.”
 of 5 bubbles JscJ92, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“save budget in you book online than on the spot.”
 of 5 bubbles 329chandrag, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“better choose the mixed dorm, much bigger in size and mostly caucasian room mates, so you don't have to be too noisy when packing your bags”
 of 5 bubbles nidandelion, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a couple blankets, if you like sleeping warm, as A/C gets rooms really cold.”
 of 5 bubbles 759jimf, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
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