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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had stayed here 3 times already. It's always nice. We used dormitory 3-4 persons with shared bathroom. The location is easy to find and very near to Lavendar MRT, easy to go to Bugis just 1 station and other places. Hmm they don't have elevator so it'll be tired if you bring heavy luggage. Anyways It's nice to stay... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel fairly cheap for traveller who want to get the best price, however very uncomfort to sleep, This hostel give you breakfast even the price very cheap. That's good to save your money. Bath room sharing with other, but so many bath room in this hostel so you don't need to wait for long time. You have to deposit... More 

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Thank Christian P
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Please don't book this hotel at back packers stayed there for 3 days rooms are pathetic ,A/C is Not working ,toilets are not clean , you can see rats roaming around, I stayed there at room 215, Not maintained Properly,

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

I stayed at this hostel for 3 days and felt uncomfortable. The toilet was bad smell some had no soap and shampoo provide . The bed sheet was torn and sinking .No lift no breakfast no jacuzzi. Don't recommend this hostel to anyone!! However the location is great near Lavender MRT Station and easy to find food.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I book a 4bed dorm. When i am checking in there was already 1 guy who smells really bad, his clothes are all over the room, the dust bin full of thrash. I went down and told the indian clerk. Can i have another room. He said all room were full. Although i saw so many rooms were empty. I... More 

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Thank Denny F
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

i stayed in 4-bed female dormitory. It is clean. It is small just as ordinary hostel in Singapore. I payed around SGD 17 for one night. The hostel provide a common room with sofa and TV. the shared bathroom is also clean. I like the way the separate each floor for different gender.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Its worst! you have to climb up because NO lift at all. Not suitable for old backpackers. The air condition just so so. No space to pray and the door room cannot be open from outside. It quite irritating when you get out and need someone to open the door for you.

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Thank AyuMastura
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We booked a room for four (two double-deckers). I think the only things they need to improve are the following: 1. Cleanliness of the bathrooms. Generally clean during the morning but appears to be messy and very smelly during the afternoon onwards. 2. It would also be nice if the wall between each room is a bit thicker. 3.There are... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I choose to stay here after looking for hostel and they gave me a very best price, i booked for 4 people in one room. First for the lobby, it is quite small, they have 2 pc's with fred high speed internet connection, and breakfast start from 6am (only milk, hot tea/coffee, bread/toast and jam). The receptionist was helpful and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

BASED ON TRUE LIFE EXPERIENCE ! 25MAY2016-1JUNE2016. First day i was moved into a quad room in 2nd floor with an extremely weird room configuration. I was shocked to learn that 3 bedrooms share can actually share 1 entrance with only sliding door separating the rooms, so anyone staying the middle room would have to bear guests entering in and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mercury Backpackers' Hostel is the largest backpackers' hostel in the vicinity of Lavender Street, Singapore. The hostel is new, comprising 4 1/2 storey building painted Orange, symbolizing "Bright & Lively". The hostel can accommodate 90 patrons, its entire premise are fitted with security cameras and is fire safety certified. The hostel stuff are in a brand new condition and rooms can accommodate 3 to 6 persons. The rooms are designed with different themes. Special rooms are created for Families and Female patrons. All bedding set used is equivalent to the standard of 4-5 stars hotels. Wooden bed frames were introduced to reduce noise. Patrons are issued with individual cupboards for safe-keeping of their belongings. Cupboards come with a special Magnetic Key Tag scan lock. Reading light, shelves and charging sockets are also provided. There are plenty of shared showers & toilets on every level as well as hot/cold water. Washing basins have Hair-blower devices. Coin-operated washing machine is also found within the vicinity. Vending machines for Cold drinks are sited at the reception area. We provide Warm & Hot water and free used of our microwave oven. The hostel reception is operated 24 Hours. Our friendly staff can help with your Questions & Queries. There is phone-intercom service to reception on every level. The premises have 'WIFI' and unlimited FREE internet access available, extra computers were also catered. Bonding area was introduced for interaction on all levels. The most attractive feature of the hostel is the 6 person's Relaxation Jacuzzi Pool on designed roof-top garden, Sun-Tanning beds and BBQ equipment are also available. We may have the best accommodation, security system and facilities provided but it is most important for us is to provide the best service to ensure you have the best, cosy, clean and comfortable stay with us during your visit. Mercury Backpackers' Hostel Rooms Details: Per Bed Space, Mixed Dorm/ Female Dorm - Shared Bathroom (Shared Double Bunk Bed, in 4 or 6 Bedded Room) Entire Room - Triangle Room, Mixed - Shared Bathroom (Room for 3 people - 1 double bunk bed & 1 single bed) - Family Room, Shared Bathroom (Room for max. 2 Adults & 2 Children's - 1 Queen Size & 1 Single Bed) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercury Backpackers' Hostel

Address: 57 Lavender Street, Singapore 338714, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: €13 - €71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mercury Backpackers' Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Good location. Walk 5 min. to MRT. easy to find 7-11.”
 of 5 bubbles somavadeef, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are so narrow”
 of 5 bubbles AyuMastura, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles Junglejjim, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I like the first floor rooms because they only have stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 114candrap, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
“we stayed in quadruple room.It was nice and comfort”
 of 5 bubbles andrew342014, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
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