Shophouse The Social Hostel
Shophouse puts up clean, refurbished rooms housed in a beautiful conservation building that is unique to South-East Asia. It comes with useful facilities, a lounge-type cafe and a pretty awesome rooftop terrace that buzzes with travelers every night. It puts you in the heart of the city's energy
The hostel occupies a beautiful four-storey conservation hybrid building that is uniquely found in historical centres in South-East Asia. While it maintains the original structural elements of the establishment, rooms have been refurbished to take on a modern, minimalist loft-style look. Think high-ceilinged, well-ventilated and chic rooms that have an eclectic mix of exposed brick walls and polished decor.
We offer 6, 8, 12 and 16 bed mixed dorms as well as 8 and 12 bed female-only dorms which lie on an exclusively ladies-only floor that can only be accessed with a separate keycard.
Each floor enjoys 3 fully-functioning toilets and each room comes with a slew of useful amenities such as complimentary WIFI access, personal reading lights, personal electronic sockets, lockers, air-conditioning and electronic keycard access.
Shophouse also prides itself on hosting regular social nights on its roof-top terrace and lounge. Think barbecue and movie nights.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Air Conditioning
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Postal Service
- Reading Light
- Taxes included
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- 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.
Our reception is open from 8am to 10pm daily. Please email us if you are checking in after 10pm, and we will advise on late check-in instructions.
Cancellation Policy: 2 days before arrival
Full payment for room is required upon check-in. You can pay in cash (SGD only) or by credit card (Visa or Mastercard). There is a 5% credit card charge.
A deposit in cash of 20 SGD (or currency equivalent) is required
All guests have to be at least 16 years of age.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From CHANGI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT station (CG2), board the MRT headed to TANAH MERAH station (EW4) and alight there. From Tanah Merah, take the MRT heading to Joo Koon and alight at BUGIS Station (EW12). Take Exit B, turn right along the Victoria Street and walk 300m to Arab Street. Turn right again and continue walking until you see the hostel. Your journey should take about 35-45 minutes and cost S$1.55.
From Changi International Airport, your journey should take between 15-20 minutes and cost between S$15-20.
Please approach the Ground Transport Desk at the Arrival Halls for bookings. Your journey should take about 30-45 minutes and cost S$9 per passenger.
The area is serviced by buses 7, 32, 48, 51, 57, 61, 63, 80, 100, 107, 145, 175, 197, 961, 980
Shophouse lies along Arab Street, an area famous for its heady mix of culture, arts, dining and fashion. Its location, that being smack in between Singapore's CBD, the city's entertainment and shopping belt as well as the party district, makes it easy and quick for one to access the best of the city's offerings.
The hostel lies amidst a smattering of indie shops, pubs and dining venues that cater to a range of budget. The nearest train station is 300m away, while the bus-stop a mere 50m away.