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5footway.inn Project Chinatown 1

2.0 out of 5.0

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​We went home disappointed as we lost some of the goodies that we bought in Chinatown. I guess our mistake there was that we were complacent that our things are in good hands since they have bag tags on them. Even the front desk personnel was unable to help us. ​The good thing about this hostel is that it is very convenient as far as commuting since it's just a 3-5min walk to the Chinatown MRT station.

I really regret reserving this place for our new experience trip in Singapore. Everything looks so good on the website but we just didn't get any of that because as soon as we checked in, the staff guided us across the street to another building, that has no reception, advising us that the bathroom is on the second floor but the center kitchen is at the check-in building crossing back there on the second floor. What?!?! She then handed a card to open the entrance door and the private room's door. The room was super smelly - the moist and non-hygienic kind of smell because there was no window, there was only 1 toilet and 3 shower rooms for the entire building, and it came with a complimentary ANNOYING BEEPING NOISE that made it impossible to sleep, not to mention the thin wall that you can hear the other room banging the walls and door open and close all day and night long. We didn't have any water, breakfast, coffee machine that they mentioned at all. And we had to use the given wet towels for two nights co'z the room doesn't have any air to allow the clothes to dry. Sadly, we reserved the place for two nights and it would be our nightmare in Singapore for our memories.

Our stay in 5 foot way Chinatown 1 has been truly disastrous. It's true that Singapore is an expensive city however the price we paid for a private room (TINY !!! We barely could leave our bags on the floor) doesn't justify how awful the place is - As soon as we checked in (paying an extra 10% of taxes that was really difficult to see when we booked) we were moved across the street to another building , there is no reception , they just give you a card to open de street door and your room. The room was super small, when we got back from visiting the city exhausted there was an ANNOYING NOISE that made it imposible to sleep , at 2 am we couldn't take it anymore any I went to the reception across the street to let them know about it , the staff is very friendly, after checking the noise we were sent to another room ACROSS THE STREET AGAIN, and when I was hoping to get this second room more decent, it was SMALLER !!! Wifi comes and goes and the toilets are in bad condition just like the rest of the "hostel" Location is very good though Honestly I would never stay here again

Staff was friendly and amazing. It was clean, comfortable, with security in the room. You can use the facility if you arrive before your check-in or if you leave lat after check out. I had great roomates as well.

Singapur is not a cheap place to stay long, so probably you will need to share a dorm. This is a good option because it is well located and it includes breakfast. However, the rooms are small without windows.

I stayed for 1 night while waiting for may family, this is perfect place to stay for solo or group traveler who's on a budget, literally steps way from the china town train station and china town street food district and with in 300 m from bus station. In the beginning you might had a hard time looking for the entrance since it is covered by street vendor stall...lookup for the signboard.

A very neat and clean place to stay. 5 mins walking to Maxwell food court for tasty local foods. The bus no. 61 in front of the place can access to most of the popular attractions. Only little complaint is that no lift in the building and the reception is on the 4th floor. Besides, there are so many branches in the city. The nearest branch to project Chinatown is only one hundred meters away. After all it's worthy to stay and we had a nice experience here.

The only very good thing is the location. Beds in the room are fine. Staff is nice. But very bad impression with the toilet. I think it was like about more than 30 or 40 guests on the 3rd floor but there were only 3 toilets and 3 shower room. So at the peak time in the morning and in the evening when tourists usually go out and get back in, my friends and I have to wait for at least half an hour to clean ourselves. Bad wifi at the end of the day when most guests got back from exploring the city

Here is made my best holiday than ever friendly and helpful staff I record all of my trip in YouTube :Mafia Zaleng if you need to check I am the one just tourist. To find this hostel just out exit A Chinatown station and walk 10 steps depend on your leg work na,here on your right hand side. Be polite and don't trouble other I know u are group but we also tried. Easy walk to People park,Indian temple,Chinese temple mrt! Here super cheap include breakfast coffee wifi.what u need else from this price! I luv Singapore . #singletrip

Stayed here for 2 nights. Had booked the superior room as it was the only available. Wouldn't like to see the standard room if ours was superior. Room was very small. Lockers were small also. Beds were quite comfy. Rooms were loud at night from building services, not from the street. Our dorm was in a different building than the reception, building had only 2 bathrooms which wasn't enough by any means. Breakfast was in the reception building down the street. Wi-Fi worked well. Overall a nice stay but overpriced!!!! Wouldn't stay again for that reason.

Room options

Standard Triple Loft Room

Queen 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe 4-Bed Room

Twin 2 | Sleeps 4

Superior 4-Bed Room

Twin 2 | Sleeps 4

1 Bed in Standard 4-Bed Mixed Dorm

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

81% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 768 reviews