Kallang River Backpackers

8 Jalan Ayer, Singapore, Singapore, Distance from city centre: 3.5km

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Rating: 47%from 3 reviews

  • 26%Atmosphere
  • 53%Staff
  • 40%Security
  • 40%Cleanliness
  • 66%Location
  • 66%Value for money
  • 40%Facilities
Best location just 1 min walk to MRT Train station! Located near town area, only 10 min to town! Kallang River Backpackers provides budget lodging. Ideal for the traveler or working vacationer..just minutes from the city, short walk from the subway/MRT station...with great travel and backpacking hostel facilities, all located in a bustling and lively area of Singapore.

Kallang River Backpackers (Formally known as Citybackpackers) is a small, newly opened hostel located directly opposite Kallang MRT (train /subway) in a bustling area just minutes away from the city center. Our excellent location on the train network also makes us easy to reach from the airport, 15km away.
We are simple, clean, safe and provide good value for money for those on a budget or for those on stopovers wanting a good night's sleep. We have welcomed backpackers, students, working vacationers, long-stayers and guests from pretty much the whole world.

We have helpful and friendly staff along with all the basic necessities including complimentary local MAPS, air-conditioning, Free WIFI & Internet (PC Access), clean sheets/quilt, Free lockers usage, hot showers, laundry services, Minimart, BEER..and much more!

We are near major shopping places, tourist attractions, and a few stops from the central business district and are also surrounded by local food/fruits outlets - our immediate area is well known for food and its nightlife. We strive to provide all our guests with comfortable lodging and making your visit here in Singapore a truly memorable one!

OUR FACILITIES
- FREE Broadband Internet (PC Access)
- Complimentary City MAP / guide
- Fully Air-Conditioned Dormitory style beds
- 24 Hour access, no lockouts, pin number lock access
- Hot water kettle
- Laundry Services Available, coin-operated.
- Locker with key provided, pad-lockable.
- Clean toilets with hot water shower
- Clean Sheets / Quilt / Pillow provided
- Small guest common / reading area provided.
- Printing / Scan / Fax facilities also available.
- Cold Drinks, Beer, snacks, travel items available at reception.
- Complimentary phone usage for purchased phone cards.
- Mini Library with collection of novels, guide books and magazines.
- Luggage storage service available (subject to space availability)
- Cheap attraction tickets, phone cards, arrange half day / night tours, bus tickets to Malaysia / Thailand

- Located 10 mins from the city / 5 mins to nearest shopping center (Bugis)
- 2 mins walk to Kallang MRT (Subway), directly opposite
- 2 mins walk Bus Stops / Depot located nearby
- Taxi's available day/night, convenient pickup or booking avaiable
- Buses to Malaysia / Thailand, 5-10 mins from Lavender Bus station, 5-10 mins from Golden Mile Complex (Bus Terminal)

- By MRT Train / Subway We are located at Kallang MRT (Station EW10 on the East-West line / Green Line). From the airport, a single journey cost only S$1.50 by Train (ticket deposit applies). Take the train from Terminal 2 or 3 basement. Follow station instructions closely and get of at the 8th stop. Takes about 20-25 minutes. Stops operating daily around midnight.
Find us: Come out of the MRT STation, turn right. Cross the road, head away from the MRT station along Lor 1 Geylang. First side road on your left is Jalan Ayer. During the day you will see bright umbrellas, we are near.. At night, just look out for our signboard lit up.

- By Taxi / Cab
From the airport, catch one outside your terminal building. Try to avoid the white limo (Mercedes) as you will pay at least double. Normal ones is approximately S$9-S$15 to get here depending on traffic and after midnight it will cost about $18-23. Takes about 20 minutes to get here.

Tell the Driver: Go to Lorong 1 Geylang Road (opposite Kallang MRT). We are situated in a side road just off this road called Jalan Ayer. During the day you will see bright umbrellas, we are near..get off and walk. At night, just look out for our signboard lit up.

- Located 10 mins from the city / 5 mins to nearest shopping center (Bugis)
- 2 mins walk to Kallang MRT (Subway), directly opposite
- 2 mins walk Bus Stops / Depot located nearby
- Taxi's available day/night, convenient pickup or booking avaiable
- Buses to Malaysia / Thailand, 5-10 mins from Lavender Bus station, 5-10 mins from Golden Mile Complex (Bus Terminal)
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast not included
  • Fax Service
  • Free Internet Access
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Tours/Travel Desk

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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- By MRT Train / Subway We are located at Kallang MRT (Station EW10 on the East-West line / Green Line). From the airport, a single journey cost only S$1.50 by Train (ticket deposit applies). Take the train from Terminal 2 or 3 basement. Follow station instructions closely and get of at the 8th stop. Takes about 20-25 minutes. Stops operating daily around midnight.
Find us: Come out of the MRT STation, turn left. Cross the road, head away from the MRT station along Lor 1 Geylang. First side road on your left is Jalan Ayer. During the day you will see bright umbrellas, we are near.. At night, just look out for our signboard lit up.

- By Taxi / Cab
From the airport, catch one outside your terminal building. Normal taxi is approximately S$9-S$15 to get here depending on traffic and after midnight it will cost about $18-23. Takes about 20 minutes to get here.

Tell the Driver: Go to Lorong 1 Geylang Road (opposite Kallang MRT). We are situated in a side road just off this road called Jalan Ayer. During the day you will see bright umbrellas, we are near..get off and walk. At night, just look out for our signboard lit up.

Located Near

- Located 10 mins from the city / 5 mins to nearest shopping center (Bugis)
- 2 mins walk to Kallang MRT (Subway), directly opposite
- 2 mins walk Bus Stops / Depot located nearby
- Taxi's available day/night, convenient pickup or booking avaiable
- Buses to Malaysia / Thailand, 5-10 mins from Lavender Bus station, 5-10 mins from Golden Mile Complex (Bus Terminal)

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