Matchbox The Concept Hostel
With its pod-style bed cabins and designer touches throughout the premise, Matchbox The Concept Hostel is amongst a new breed of upmarket hostels in Singapore which caters to an emerging class of travellers. Matchbox strives to deliver beyond the promise of clean rooms and a safe environment, because we know what being on the roads can be like.
Location: Ann Siang Road (within the gazetted heritage district of Chinatown) Here, as easily as you will be able to find the best local food just 1 minute from our doorstep, you will also find chic and upmarket retail stores, bars, restaurants and other lifestyle offerings.
Complimentary: Highspeed wifi / breakfast / laundry facilities / personal lockers / linen and towels / foot massager / cardio exerciser / shower amenities including spa-grade shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and handsoap
Communal areas: Pantry / Sitting room / Attic / Toilets
Other features: 24-hour CCTV monitoring / Contactless access card / Designer bean bags / library / entertainment loft
Rooms types: Flamingo Dorm (Ladies-only): 10 single beds
Sunkiss Dorm: 2 single beds
Spring Mist Dorm: 2 queen size beds and 16 single beds
All pods (beds) come equipped with:
- 3-pin power socket
- backlit cushioned headboard
- adjustable reading light
- 2 pillows and 1 duvet
- clothes bar
- peep-through panel
All rooms come equipped with:
- personal lockers
- iPod docking station
- library reading corner
- mirror / vanity corner
Check-in time: 3pm
Check-out time: 12pm
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour security
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Reading Light
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
Cancellation PolicyThis 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.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Check-in time: 3pm
Check-out time: 12pm
If you wish to check in before 3pm it's subjected to bed availability unless the bed is pre-blocked one night in advance, for which the charge of an additional full day will be levied on the confirmed bed rate. Pre-blocked arrangements are subject to bed availability.
All guests are required to check-out by 12pm. Guests may choose to extend their stay at S$10/hour.
Arrangements for luggage storage is available at no extra cost and guests are welcome to enjoy the communal lounge areas until their departure time.
We have a 48hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first two night's accommodation.
Reception hours: 9am-10pm daily. Should you be arriving at the hostel before/after reception opening hours or should there be any changes to your time of arrival, please inform us by email, prior to your arrival.
Your bed will be held for up to three hours after the stated time of arrival at the hostel, and will thereafter be released.
A refundable deposit of $20 is required upon check-in, for a set of keycard and locker key. This will be returned upon check-out.
A 20% non-refundable deposit (of the total value of beds booked) is required to secure reservations during the peak season and any cancellations/no-show during these times requires at least 72 hours notice in advance, or will be subjected to a charge equivalent to three (3) nights stay on each bed reserved.
The hostel reserves the right to impose an early departure fee of one night's bed charge, should the guest failed to inform the hostel at least 48 hours prior to the actual departure date. We encourage our guests to confirm their actual departure date upon check-in with the front office to avoid any fee penalty.
Child/children below the age of 16 needs to be accompanied by an adult at all times. Child/children below the age of 12 are not allowed in the large dormitories.
For the safety and comfort of our guests, we reserve the right to refuse service to guests we deem are unsuitable - those under the influence of alcohol, abusive and/or violent.
Booking fees with Hostelworld are strictly non-refundable.
We recommend that any payment made at the point of arrival over the counter to be made in cash (Singapore dollars) as the bank levies additional charge of 5% for credit card/PayPal transactions.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From Changi Airport:
Walk to Changi Airport Station.
Board the train towards Tanah Merah Station in about 4 min and alight at Tanah Merah Station, 2 stops later.
Board the train towards Joo Koon Station in about 4 min and alight at Tanjong Pagar Station, 11 stops later.
Take Exit B and head to Maxwell Road.
Turn left on Maxwell Road and walk past the Red Dot Museum.
Tun right at Kadayanullur Street
Walk up a gentle slope to 39 Ann Siang Road (slightly to the right).
From Golden Mile Complex:
Walk to the Nicoll Highway MRT.
Board the MRT towards Dhoby Ghaut Interchange. Change the North East (purple) line towards Chinatown MRT.
Take Exit A. Walk through Pagoda Street.
Turn right at the Sri Mariamman Temple (South Bridge Road).
Walk along South Bridge Road until a red light crossing. Cross the road. There is a slope on the right, Ann Siang Hill.
Walk up the slope. Turn right at the junction (Ann Siang Road).
Walk towards the end of the road and you will see our orange doors and blue windows.
Located a short 3-5 minutes walk from 2 different MRT Stations (Chinatown and Tanjong Pagar) on 3 different lines, getting around our island nation will be a breeze. Our city's most busiest and famous hawker and food centres - Maxwell Food Centre, Amoy Street Food Centre and Chinatown Food Street lies at our doorstep. Enjoy value for money and mouth-watering hawker food right at our doorstep, a quintessential Singaporean experience.
Time from Changi Airport: 25-35 mins (Road); 45-55 mins (MRT)