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    Beds & Rates

 
              

6-Bed/8-Bed (Female or Mixed) Dorm.

S$23/S$25 per person per bed
                                 

10-Bed/12-Bed (Female/Mixed) Dorm.  

S$21 per person per bed

       

 
Shared use of toilet and shower.All our prices are inclusive of taxes and breakfast. Our rooms are air-conditioned during the night, blanket and linen are also provided.
Each bed also comes with a locker. Please bring your own pad lock, or you can borrow a pad lock from us :)
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Hello we are the Hive

About Us



Established by a group of friends who knew each other from National Service and travelled together since then, this hostel opened its doors on the 1st of February 2005.

Here, we go by the motto of "Living On Your Satisfaction" and aspire to assist travelers and backpackers touring or passing through Singapore, providing comfortable lodging at comfortable prices. We want to help in whatever way we can to make traveling a joy for our guests and aim to make your stay with us a comfortable one. So do let us know how else we can make things better at The Hive; It is our desire to continuously improve our service standard and hostel quality.

Your Lounge

   

Our lounge is where guests sit around to take their breakfast each morning or chill in the evenings. It is fully air-conditioned at night, and you can write your diaries in  comfort, watch free cable television at the tv area or hangout with your mates or new found friends. Our friendly staff are also nearby at the reception counter, which opens from 0730-0000hrs everyday, if you need any assistance.

Toilets & Showers

 

We have ample toilet and bath facilities to be shared among all our guests. These communal facilities are brightly lit and cleaned by a cleaning lady in the mornings and the afternoons. We also offer laundry services and towels for our guests at a small nominal fee just to help us defray our costs.
                                                                                                                                                         
Breakfast



This is where we provide free breakfast each morning from 0730-1030hrs for our guests. Breakfast is self-help style, eat your fill of toast with jam, cereal with milk, coffee or tea before you embark on your day's exciting tour of Singapore but do wash up after you're done. The sink's just round the corner!

Other Facilities

     


Our hostel has free common internet terminals and if occupied, there is the option of surfing the internet in the comforts of your own bed over our free WI-FI access in your rooms. We also have printing, scanning and copying services readily available at the counter, just ask the counter staff! For security purposes, your hostel is accessible via security card access so guests can come in/out at any time and there is no curfew. We also sell some retail items such as flip-flops, souvenirs, cup noodles and other basic comfort items.

Around Us: Concierge

Travel & Transport

 
 
 
Bugis: a shopping haven just a 10mins bus ride away, for bargain buys and lovely souvenirs to bring home for remembrance of this beautiful tropical island!
  Geylang Road: This area holds a rich history of Singapore's heritage. Stroll along the street in the evening; the diverse range of cuisine it offers will make you spoilt for choice! 
(5mins by bus)
  Kallang River: Get away from the bustle of modern city life and take a leisurely stroll along the vibrant waterpark. If watersports like water-skiing and kayaking is your kind of fun, then Kallang River is the place to go (3min bus)










Singapore Indoor Stadium & National Stadium: MRT Circle Line, Stadium Station.   East Coast Park: The biggest waterfront park in SIngapore, it is a popular destination for adults and kids alike to relax and unwind. Rent a bicycle for a day at about 15bucks and take your time to explore the entire stretch of the park. Like Kallang River, there are many water sports to enjoy here such as cable ski-ing.
(20min by bus)
  Kallang Leisure Park: A newly-built shopping centre boasting a bowling alley, ice-skating ring and cinema. There are also many shops, food & beverage outlets, and even a karaoke lounge in the building. Something for everyone. (10min bus) 

         
 Chinatown: An area with strong ethnic cultural roots, one can find temples littered on the streets and little shophouses selling authentic Chinese wares. Not far off in the Tanjong Pagar area, you would be pleasantly surprised by the diverse range of things one can find there, be it a quaint little cafe for a nice cuppa while resting your tired feet, or relaxing spas to invigorate yourself for the journey ahead.
(10min by train).
  Clarke Quay: As Singapore's nightlife flourishes, Clarke Quay which houses many watering holes and partying spots is bound to have you reeling for more. Check out mega club Zirca with its thumping beats and dance tunes, or the novelty theme pub Clinic which seats its customers on wheelchairs and serves drinks in test tubes, for an interesting experience in Singapore.
 (5min train)
  Little India: Another area with strong ethnic background, pamper yourself to eyebrow threading for a mere 5 dollars, or try out some of the traditional Northen Indian cuisine like Naan and Murtabak.
(5min walk)





         
Arab Street: If you enjoy the satisfaction of making things from scratch, you will love the variety of textiles, buttons, lace and many other raw materials at affordable rates here. The shops are also known for their carpets, silks, trinkets and many more which would make nice souvenirs to take home. For the more adventurous, try out shisha smoking, with flavours like coffee and strawberry to choose from. An olfactory delight! 
(5min by bus)
  Orchard Road is a destination not to be missed in your trip to Singapore. From luxury brands like Gucci, LV at Ion Orchard to more affordable trendy homegrown labels at Far East Plaza, there is something for everyone. East-West Line: board the train towards Joo Koon Station and alight at City Hall Station, 3 stops later. Then take North-South Line: board the train towards Jurong East Station, alight at Orchard Station, 3 stops later.
(15min by bus)
   
     
Amenities


 
     


As we are located so close to the MRT station,  one can find many convenient amenities within walking distance around our hostel. If carrying small necessity items on your travels is too much of a hassle, you can get them at the 7-11 convenience store which is open 24/7 here. They carry food and beverage items, magazines, and other misceallanous items like batteries, nail-cutters, etc. Similarly, Guardian also stocks plenty of medical and health items that will help you feel more at home here :) NTUC Fairprice is a supermarket where you can do lowest-price grocery shopping, and is a fav among locals!

Contact Us

 
Email us: info@thehivebackpackers.com
Call us: +65 6341 5041
Address: 624 Serangoon Road Singapore 218223
Walk From Boon Keng MRT

 


From the Changi Airport MRT Station, take a train on the East-West Line (Green Line) towards Boon Lay or Joo Koon, and alight at  Outram MRT Station (Station EW16). Follow signboard instructions within the station to transfer to the North-East Line (Purple Line). Take the train on the North-East Line towards Punggol and alight at Boon Keng MRT Station (NE9). The journey takes about an hour and costs less than SGD3.00. Trains run daily from the morning around 6am and stop operating around midnight.

Take Exit C (Boon Keng Road) at Boon Keng MRT Station and come up the escalator. Look across the open grass field in front of you and you will see a block of shophouses with black walls facade and yellow windows. That's us, a 3-minute walk away!

Parking Around



For those who are driving, you can find a row of parallel parking lots at nearby Racecourse Road and a multi-storey public carpark at Boon Keng Road.

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