I stayed here for 2 nights and was very happy. It is brand new and squeaky clean. The pods are great in giving you the privacy you need. The wifi worked great and there were even net books with headsets so you can use skype so that you don't bother people in your dorm.
The staff was very friendly and very helpful. I also liked the electronic keys. However, the front door is kept open during the day time.
The location is near the Chinatown food street, just two/three blocks away, and my favourite, maxwell food centre. They are both so close and convenient. As well, it's only a 3 minute walk to Chinatown MRT stop. Certain sites are very much accessible by foot. I walked to the river area and all the way to the Marina Bay Sands. If you're a walker then you can easily do it too.
The only awkward part was that I chose a pod on the top bunk to get a little bit more privacy. I think the person who designed the ladder to climb up to the top did not actually TRY to climb it haha. That being said, it takes a little extra talent and maybe balance to climb up and down. Tip, step parallel to the wrung.. I only figured this one out on the last day! Or just choose a bottom bunk. This is just a small thing, I would still choose the top bunk again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Housed in a historic shophouse that's nestled in the cultural heart of Singapore, Wink is a premium Pod hostel that offers travellers private sleeping sanctums that are inviting and decked in plush designer finishing. Want to indulge in a little luxury while on a budget? Looking to meet new friends while mixing it up with fellow travellers in a friendly environment? Then Wink is perfect for you! Our secure tap card system grants access to spacious dorms that are air-conditioned, fully carpeted and furnished with cushy couches, perfect for kicking back and just chilling with pals. Ladies dormitories are available and come complete with vanity counters. All dorms have Wi-Fi access. You will find our custom pods come in unique designs with plentiful headroom and side-allowances, presenting you with a comfortable and individualised space that caters to your needs. Every pod is fitted with ambient backlight, sound resistant walls, a cushy backrest, reading LED light, power socket and smartcard access locker located right at the foot. A 6 inch orthopaedic mattress draped in lush soft linen and accompanied by a sumptuous duvet rounds out the experience. Breakfast is served daily in our guest kitchenette that comes fully equipped with cooking hob, microwave oven, grill and refrigerator. Other facilities include showers & toilets, a relaxing café lounge, internet stations, laundry & ironing and 24 hour reception. Centrally located in bustling Chinatown, Wink is mere minutes away from numerous must-see heritage and cultural attractions. Nearby Clarke Quay and the bohemian Club Street also serves up an exciting array of nightlife and dining destinations. With Chinatown's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station and several bus-stops a short walk away, you will find Wink the perfect location from which to start exploring Singapore. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Wink Hotel Singapore
- Wink Capsule Hostel Singapore