About City Backpackers
2A Jalan Ayer
Singapore, Singapore 389141
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City Backpackers is a small, newly opened hostel located directly opposite Kallang MRT train station minutes away from the city center. Our great location on the train network makes us easy to reach from the airport, 15km away. Buses to Malaysia (Lavander / Golden Mile) are 5-10 mins away.
ACCOMMODATION FOR ALL
We are simple, clean, safe and provide good value for those on a budget or on stopovers wanting a good night's sleep. We have welcomed backpackers, students, working vacationers and guests from around the world. We have dorms that sleeps from 4 persons or up to 10 persons.
We have helpful, friendly staff with basic needs including FREE local guide maps, air-conditioning, Free Broadband Internet (PCAccess), clean sheets, Free lockers, microwave, hot / cold showers, laundry services, BEER, a mini-library with guide books...and more!
CONVENIENT & GREAT LOCATION
Near major shopping & tourist attractions, a few stops from the central business district and surrounded by local food/fruits stalls - our area is known for food and its nightlife.
- Bugis shopping (cinema, night bazaar, food, souveniers)
- Famous night spots / bars/ discos / cafes, boat rides along Clarke / Boat Quay, along beautiful Singapore River.
- Geylang - famous for food, culture museum, night scene.
- Near National Stadium / Library, historical attractions.
- Near Raffles City shopping, department store, CHJIMES, balloon ride, GMAX bungy ride, night shopping.
Hostel reception opens daily from 9 AM to 12 midnight
CHECK-IN TIME: 2.00 PM and CHECK-OUT TIME: 12 NOON
Breakfast Not Included
Web access in lobby
- 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.