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Ark Hostel

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Ark Hostel is mostly acceptable in my opinion. The room is clean, despite a little crammed. The bathroom is ok. There's warm water for shower. Good value for your money if you intend to explore Singapore and just needed a place to sleep. And the plus point is, it is located near Kallang MRT station, which only a walking distance.

Thank Anindya T
Las Pinas, Philippines
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking to stay at an accommodation with good location & value for money then book Ark Hostel. We arrived in Singapore at 2:00 in the morning and getting to Ark Hostel was no problem for us. Kai, the manager(?) was very helpful in answering all our queries through email, so we didn't have any problem with "self...

Thank PGarcia19
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of four and we stayed at the Ark Hostel for four nights. We found the room very clean and comfortable. It was a little on the small side but actually we only slept in it as there is so much to do in Singapore. The owner and staff were very friendly and helpful suggesting places for...

Thank jostevenson91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kai was really nice and accommodating. The place isnt that big but it was pretty okay if you're just going to stay there to rest and sleep. Nothing luxurious like other places but it's maintained well, in fairness. The prices arent too cheap nor too expensive. Their location is really great coz it's near the airport and also the MRT...

Thank TeyDG
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 9 April 2017

First and foremost, the pictures available are rather deceiving:- 1) Perhaps its due to the touch-up of the photos that made the place looks immaculately clean, neat and tidy. This is subjective to opinions, but in reality, the place is perhaps just 50% close to what you would expect from the picture. 2) The room pictures showed all double (2-tier)...

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ArkHostelSingapore, Manager at Ark Hostel, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that we were not to your expectations but would suggest that a hostel in our price range was never suited for you in the first place for these reasons:- 1) the majority of your past reviews were for hotels and resorts which suggest you are used to higher end accommodation. We appear to be the...

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

My family and I stayed in this place for 5 days and 5 nights. Kai was able to answer all my questions and assisted us very well during our stay. Also, they're friendly and were able to suggest good places to go to. The rooms are big enough to accommodate all 6 of us and the beds are comfortable to...

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Me and my girlfriend stayed here last Jan 16-19 , 2017. The hostel owner are very accommodating. The rooms and toilet are very clean. And the place is really accessible to the train station. We have a good and fun stay at Ark Hostel, definitely i will recommend the place to my friends, and i will surely stay again at...

Thank Hernel B
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stayed last Dec28 til Jan4. It was an awesome stay as Kai and the other staff were really accommodating. Kai is really quick in responding in our inquiries. Will be staying there again whenever I have friends around.

Thank Mark Darwin N
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I am so happy because I booked in Ark Hostel for my Family. We stayed for 6 days and this is one of the best decisions I made for them. The wifi connection is so fast, the room was so clean, the comfort room is always clean, and even the stairs was. I will definitely recommend this to my friends...

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice location (2-3 min walk to Kallang Station), very affordable, nice and clean room and toilet. What I like the most is the friendly and excellent staff and customer service. We enjoyed our stay here and we had a wonderful Christmas in SG!

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Air-conditioned family and dormitory rooms are available at Ark Hostel, a short 3-minute walk from Kallang MRT Station. With free WiFi available throughout the property, the hostel is minutes' from famous local eateries at Geylang Road that include both halal and non-halal options. Self-service laundry facilities are available at an extra charge. The air-conditioned rooms all come with a flat-screen TV. Lockers are available outside the room. Bathroom facilities are shared and equipped with a shower. Most rooms do not come with windows. Ark Hostel is also 5-minute walk from Stadium MRT Station. By train, it is within 10 minutes' from City Hall or Dhoby Ghaut MRT Stations. Changi International Airport is a 25-minute drive away. This property is also rated for the best value in Singapore! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ark Hostel

Address: 89 Geylang Road, Singapore 389203, Singapore (Formerly Ideal Backpackers Hostel)
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: $96 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ark Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Ideal Backpackers Hotel Singapore
Ark Hostel Singapore
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“email Kai for requests”
kryzsab, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here. Its not worth.”
qlachan, 28 Jan 2014 | Read review
“319 320 308 305 not a good rooms”
ULazuli, 9 Dec 2013 | Read review
“It's Singapore. all rooms are compact but clean.”
MasterJin, 17 Oct 2012 | Read review
“not really, I took what I was given, it worked for me.”
UncleTravellingMike, 23 Sep 2012 | Read review
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