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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible24%
30 Sep 2017
“Budget friendly”
2 weeks ago
“PLEASE DONT STAY AT THIS HOSTEL”
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I know this hostel sound cheap but there living many bugs (tungau/kutu). Your sleep will never be same again. No receptionist (if you late check in), owner of thus hostel not so friendly. Me and my friend order twin bed but because some bad management,...More

Thank hafizhalmaraghi
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in this hostel and we was attacked by full of bugs-bed! Please stay away this one if you don't want to bite by bugs-bed. The only thing that make us happy is location. It closed to mrt and Chinatown.

Thank ngoc t
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Location is easily accessible. Walking distance to MRT. Staff was unfriendly and not available at front desk always.And room was in terrible condition,we have choose family room. But there were family of bed bugs living despite us.

Thank PreKitty88
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We spend 10 minutes in room and ran away because were bitten by bugs in bed. We’ve never seen such amount of bugs and their size. We had to find another hotel at night and pay again. The same time we send photos to booking...More

Thank starsmile2016
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Sure, it's cheap, but DO NOT STAY HERE unless you want to carry home a bed bug infestation. There were so many bed bugs crawling all over the beds it was completely unacceptable to even sit on let alone sleep for a whole night. There...More

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US$13 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$13 - US$86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Sherly K
3 December 2017|
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Response from ettitus | Property representative |
Dear Sherly K, Thank you for booking with us. Bugs and pest issues are on-going issues for most accom providers, and we are similarly not immune to it. Some of the reviews you read is for a specific room that we had... More
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Laurence P
14 August 2017|
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Response from ettitus | Property representative |
Dear Laurence, Thank you for your feedback. I totally understand your point. Do allow us to explain the details a little. Our aunty housekeeper is a marginalized worker with physical disability, which also explains her... More
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katie1702
26 March 2017|
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Hi, all our rooms are with shared bathroom on every level.
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"Hostel filled with bed bugs and other insects"
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