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“If you can get over the heat, then it's great” 4 of 5 bubbles
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River City Inn
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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“If you can get over the heat, then it's great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

It's bare bones. There are lockers, but my stuff didn't fit, so I left it under the bed. I wasn't ever concerned about theft.

Breakfast is available, and it's bare bones, too. Just bread and butter, peanut butter, nutella, and a few jams.

There are three communal showers and three communal toilets. I never had to wait too long to use either.

I liked it. I was able to rest easy. It's not too far from awesome food.

Room Tip: The AC is on from 9pm to 8am. Don't be in the room when it isn't on.
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  • Stayed June 2016, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Michael S
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Minsk, Belarus
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great hostel! The location is perfect, close to everything. Friendly staff. No problems with the plumbing, hot water&shower&toilet everything is fine. Take extra 20sing $ (such as deposit), but then return with eviction. Call a taxi, tell you where to go and etc. City maps and tours also have discounts. Curtains on the beds, and the light and socket too. Payable in 14mix bedroom, settled in 10 :) Definitely need staying here. Price / quality / location of the best in the city! Thank you!

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank chemicalforce
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Heidelberg, Germany
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

the location is perfect so you can easily to the sights of singapore. The stuff is super friendly, you have free breakfast that encludes toast nutella peanut butter and jam. The beds are ok, you have lockers. There weren't many people in the hostel because it's a very small one, but I met lovely people there!

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Chloe_rose07
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

River City Inn was my first hostel experience and it was a great time. The staff was very friendly and I had the opportunity to meet people from all over the world. I appreciate the cleanliness, staff helpfulness, and the policies in place to make it relaxing atmosphere. The hostel is in a great part of the city for tourism and I plan to stay with River City again upon a return trip to Singapore.

  • Stayed November 2016, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank John P
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South Australia, Australia
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

River City Inn is very comfortable and relaxing, and is basically like another home. The only thing it lacks is it doesn't really have a huge social space and lacks the hostel atmosphere, but I really enjoyed staying here. The place is clean, and the staff are very helpful and lovely! The rooms are good to. BUT it is up 4 flights of stairs, so if you are that silly traveller that brings a suitcase into a hostel (aka me) , you've been warned!

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Priscilla P
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Additional Information about River City Inn

Property: River City Inn
Address: 33C Hongkong Street, Singapore 059672, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 224 Speciality Lodging in Singapore
Price range (per night): $27 - $151
Hotel Class:2 star — River City Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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 
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