I stayed four night in Singapore at Wink Hostel, because the reviews were so good. But I would like to advise fellow travelers that if they are looking for a fun hostel to meet lots of out going people and go out on the town (which is so much fun ) dont look here. I personally found the people staying in the hostel very placid and alot of them older. When I walked through the halls instead of friendly smiles people just starred and no one said hi. As for the facilities it was clean and there was a lot of stuff one could use if they just felt like sitting around the hostel all day, ei computers, xbox, movies. They have staff who come and make the beds but one of the staff left a long greasy black hair in my bed YUCK ! What capped it off as a pretty negative overall experience was I ended up getting bed bugs. Not worth the money in my opinion and doesn't have that backpacker vibe. Very stale, though apparently not very sterile.
- 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 Hostel Singapore