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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in this Gap Year Hostel end March 2017 for 2 nights. Very cosy hostel with reasonable price!! Nice ambiance and helpful front desk!! Location is good as it is near to mrt.. Love it so much!! Got to know from the staff that the management are new and the hostel also newly renovated by mid March 2017. We are...

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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a bed in Jan 2017, & stayed 2 nights at end of March 2017. Only knew hostel was renovated recently upon check-in. (Surprisingly beyond than my expectation! ^-^ ) Near MRT (5mins walking); free wifi (common area & room, very fast); free breakfast; easy to find foods with walking distance (near Jalan Besar, many local foods can be found)....

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there for one night with 5 friends. Initially internet booked for 6-bedroom room and got confirmation for 6-bedroom room. Upon checking in we were told that the arrangement was 2 person in 6-bedroom room (with 4 other people), and another 4 in one 4-bedroom room. We were given "take-it-or-leave-it" option. When we were back to the hostel (around 1am),...

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived here past midnight on the 18th of March 2017. This is located some 3 - 5 minute walk from Boon Keng MRT Station. The hostel is on Lavender Street. This street has some a few other hostels as well. Upon arriving, the guy at the reception was so kind enough to take me in and show me the room....

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Thank Manuel A
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stayed for 2 Nights here. Reasonably priced hostel and it is close to Boon Keng MRT station and 7-11. There are some problems with the air conditioner though in the room though. It only has two bathroom so be prepared to wait for a while if you want to take a bath or use the toilet. They also provide toasts...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner booked this hostel online after struggling to find cheap accommodation in Singapore, we were dubious about the stay considering it was the cheapest place we stayed, however when we arrived we loved it. The hostel its self was very clean and kept up to (minus the bathroom on a few occasions but that's expected in a...

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I have been backpacking through asia for some time now, we have been in poor villages and huge cities, but never have we had a hostel where staff came walking in and out of the dorm until 03:00 AM!! Not one night, not two but three nights in a row! I think they were handling check ins...

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 days 2 nights staying on this hostel for a short vacation to Singapore. It's really good for backpackers and low budget travelers. Sharing rooms with bunk beds. You can go to Mustafa to buy gifts with cheaper price, near City Square mall, little india, 15 mins walk to Lavender station to take MRT (east west) or 5 mins...

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Great hostel, friendly staff near bon keng mrt station and 5 minute wall from city square mall and mustafa center but difficult to find halal food nearby so you must walk to little India to find one, all day coffee and tea

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I arrived in Singapore extremely late in the evening and was greeted by a lovely Chinese woman who made me feel right at home. Because of how late I arrived, I was unable to exchange my currency into S$'s but she said I could pay her the money tomorrow. She showed me the room and the fee breakfast area. Around...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NO air-con curfew, less than 5 min walk from subway, Nutella and snacks, clean, friendly staff, near to amenities and places of interest Inspired, designed and managed by backpackers, Gap Year backpacker hostel is a brand new design hostel located in a premium location. Renovated from a pre-war 2-storey shophouse with impressive floor to ceiling height, our 2800 sq feet hostel provides an unique and comfortable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gap Year Hostel

Address: 322 Lavender Street, Singapore 338821, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: $21 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gap Year Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“female dorm available”
HanSiang_Eoh, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Wifi is strong anywhere”
241austinc, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“request the bottom bunker in the dorm”
MrOzboy, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Too noisy, if someone come and go”
Dayskun, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“female bedroom at 1st floor is quite comfy...”
sitaslides, 28 Oct 2014 | Read review
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