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    Betel Box Hostel

    200 Joo Chiat Road Betel Box Backpackers Hostel, Singapore 427471, Singapore
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    “common room” (24 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (16 reviews)
    “joo chiat” (9 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

    Very relaxing place, welcoming staff, who are very knowledgeable about the area. It's a relatively lively area with bars and restaurants around it, so plenty to do, if it didn't constantly rain while I was there. No hesitation in recommending it as somewhere to lay...More

    Thank joe m
    Response from BetelBoxHostel, Manager at Betel Box HostelResponded 22 May 2017

    Hi joe m, thank you for writing us a review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. A pity that it was constantly raining while you were here! Perhaps when you come by next time, the weather will be better:) We hope...More

    Reviewed 23 April 2017

    This was an easy to find clean comfortable and friendly hostel 10 minutes train journey from the airport then about a ten minute walk this hostel had very kind staff. Was really relaxed not a party hostel type which was perfect for us as we...More

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    Thank Philip W
    Response from BetelBoxHostel, Manager at Betel Box HostelResponded 4 May 2017

    Hi Philip, Thank you for writing us a review! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we would love to welcome you back here again in future! Happy travels, Desiree

    Reviewed 9 April 2017

    I have pleasant stay in Betel Box for 2 nights. When I first come, Desire help me lot with recommendation place to visit including how to go there with public transport. Beside of super helpful staff, their bunk bed also clean and breakfast is really...More

    Thank Elizabeth S
    Response from BetelBoxHostel, Manager at Betel Box HostelResponded 12 April 2017

    Hi Elizabeth! Thank you for writing us a review:) It was a pleasure having you here and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back here again! Happy travels, Desiree

    Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

    I was staying at Betel Box for 4 nights. I liked staying at Betel Box, they have spacious common room which is used for breakfast and relaxing. The receptionists are really helpful. They even have a pool table for you to play but need to...More

    Thank Ivan I
    Response from BetelBoxHostel, Manager at Betel Box HostelResponded 6 April 2017

    Hi Ivan, thank you for writing us a review and for your kind words. A game of pool costs $2 but is free if you buy 2 beers:) We are indeed a 15-20mins walk away from the nearest MRT. As rightly mentioned, there are plenty...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2017

    Loved my stay here. I was in the largest dorm. It was clean, the breakfast was good, reception was welcoming and helpful! Whisky is so cute! Loved my time here and would stay again. Location is good as well!

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    Response from BetelBoxHostel, Manager at Betel Box HostelResponded 6 April 2017

    Hi adalto_188778, thank you for writing us a review. We are happy that you loved your stay with us! Whisky says thank you and that you're cute too! :) We look forward to welcoming you here again ! Happy travels, Desiree

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$13 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Joo Chiat
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    "I've choose the 6 dorm mixed. It was fine and quit big room upstairs the community room."
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    "sometimes all the beds are taken, so get online and reserve first if you can"
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    "In our room there was a big fan but no air con but worked the same might need ear plugs if the noise of the..."
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    "choose 8 dorm mixed or female. Stay in 20 bed dorm might be too packed"
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