We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

River City Inn

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
River City Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

797 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for River City Inn
See the most recent reviews
Showing 730: English reviews
New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We had a really phenomenal time at this hostel. Not only is the staff super friendly and courteous and the hostel itself is spotless, but the vibe is so chill - everyone is so laid back and down to have a good time. Fellow travelers were respectful in the main dorm rooms, so we slept well despite sharing a room...

Thank jnbray
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The place was good. I was traveling solo that time and just want to explore Singapore. Place is clean and staff was very accommodating. My first day was a mess, delayed flight, and many more and was supposed to be late. I called them about my situation and willingly wait for me. Thank you for that. Although I was not...

Thank Heprex
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Overall are good, very good. River City Inn located at a very strategic location, just 5 min walking to boat quay or clarke quay! i had spent a night at there. It's cozy, clean and even if their staffs also very helpful and friendly. Make sure you dont missed this hostel. Worth for the money.

Thank Yy_Woo
Reviewed 18 October 2015

It's quite near MRT or bus station. Besides, you can have a walk to many beautiful nearly places such as Clarke Quay, Chinatown, or farther Merlion and Financial district. Everything is very clean and tidy. Such a good place for budget travellers!

Thank Pham H
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Welcome in this friendly dormitory , clean common space and room.I spent 7 nights in River City Inn very good located , at 2 min from MRT Clark Quay and close from marina bay. Even if we are many traveler inside , we can sleep quiet with air conditionner. Special thanks for Cindy and his advices

Thank Pierre F
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I spent 2 nights in River City Inn and everything was really good. I was travelling alone for that reason I decided go to a backpacker with share rooms. WIFI is really good and breakfast as well (FREE). I definitely recommend this place.

Thank tairigoyen
Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Thanks a lot, amazing team that made our best to make us feel at home away from home. Very center location and very clean place! Would definitely come back again. The place is close to Clarkes Quay which has a lot of bars.

Thank Joachim H
State of Sao Paulo
Reviewed 27 September 2015

The dorms, common areas and toilets super clean and definitely feels like home. Staff super friendly and helpful and needed. Close to the main city area as china town, Marina bay and Raffles place. It's worth!

Thank Diogo M
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 10 September 2015

good location near Clarke Quay, walking to Chinatown is convenience too, public and private area are clean, every afternoon they will cleaning up. but the AC shut off like 9 in the morning, sometime just too hot to sleep. I think I will still choose this as my backpacker hostel next time

Thank Sana216
Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I did stayed her in a female dorm for 02 nites. Good location and clean. But on 4th floor without lift, small, standard light breakfast (Footprint in Little India offers better), and a bit overrate (ah it is Singapore)

Thank SnowyPhan89

215 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (84)
Room/Suite (26)
Bathroom (4)
Dining (4)
Family/Play Areas (1)
Hotel & Grounds (13)
Other (36)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

All TripAdvisor Photos (112)
6-Bed Mixed Dorm (18)
Amenities (17)
Ladies-Only Dorm (16)
Mixed Dormitory (23)
The Hotel (38)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (19)
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Other (18)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Singapore hotels
The Quays
Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore
The Quays
Park Regis Singapore
Park Regis Singapore
#46 of 308 in Singapore
3,196 reviews
Furama City Centre
#45 of 308 in Singapore
2,466 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Marina Bay
Pan Pacific Singapore
Pan Pacific Singapore
#14 of 308 in Singapore
6,728 reviews
PARKROYAL on Pickering
#18 of 308 in Singapore
2,581 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
River City Inn is a family-owned and operated hostel. As travellers ourselves, we know that affordability should never compromise hospitality. Everything you need to provide a comfortable stay are available: Free Wi-Fi, Clean Sheets, Good Breakfast, Air-Conditioning, and more!But at River City Inn, we aim to offer something more. After you have explored the winding streets of Singapore, experienced the different cultures, delighted your taste buds and worn your shoes under the sweltering heat, we want to welcome you back. We want to offer you a place to unwind, write your journal, talk to other travelers and share stories. We aim not only to provide a bed for the night, but a space for the exchange of ideas, inspirations, personal reflections and growth. Because that is what traveling is about.Terms & Conditions:• All rates are inclusive of taxes• Check in time: 2pm to 11pm. Please note that we DO NOT accept check-in after 11pm. Please respect our check in time after 2pm as we have to adhere to our cleaning schedule (12pm to 2pm) to upkeep the cleanliness of the hostel. Our reception operates from 7am to 11pm.• Check out time: 12pm• If you have an early flight, you may check in early(after 7am on the check in date)and use our facilities or you can leave your bags with us whilst you head out to explore the city.• Likewise, if you have a late flight or bus to catch on the day of your checkout, you may leave your bags with us at no additional cost.• To keep our prices low, we accept cash only for payment.• To upkeep the environment of a backpackers hostel, we do not accommodate children below the age of 5. Children aged between 5 and 11 years can be accommodated in private rooms only, and not in dormitories. Children aged 12 and over can be accommodated either in private rooms or in the dormitories.• Due to our limited capacity at our Inn, we do not accept Singaporeans/returning locals/PR/Foreigners holding work permits. Please contact us before booking whenever in doubt.• Please note that we are located on the 4th floor of a heritage shophouse without a lift.• To upkeep the cleanliness of the hostel, no footwear is allowed indoors (except in the toilets). Guest may wear socks if they are not comfortable barefooted.• We do not accept big groups above 8pax. Please contact us for clarification.•Please note that not all our rooms or dorms have windows. If you need to stay in a room with windows, please check with us before booking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River City Inn

Address: 33C Hongkong Street, Singapore 059672, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: $27 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — River City Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 4
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Agoda, Priceline, Travelocity, Hotels.com and HostelWorld so you can book your River City Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
River City Hotel Singapore
River City Inn Singapore
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from River City Inn staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Jakarta, Indonesia

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from River City Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“bottom bunk is best”
 of 5 bubbles dougvin, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“avoid this hostel”
  • Real look of the part that has 14 beds.
  • The room devided. Right room has aditional 10 beds. One door leads to 24 bed area.
 of 5 bubbles andrejav_12, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The AC is on from 9pm to 8am. Don't be in the room when it isn't on.”
 of 5 bubbles I6436HTmichaels, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“very good position in the center of the city”
 of 5 bubbles mmasmmmmm, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Most of the rooms don't have windows, mention this at booking if wished. Lower beds have shades which give you more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles Seychrisde, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5