Betel Box Backpackers Hostel

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Betel Box - Joo Chiat/Katong food walk
Betel Box Hostel
Betel Box Hostel

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Nestled within the culturally-rich Joo Chiat area, Betel Box Backpackers Hostel offers accommodation in a traditional restored shophouse that is reminisce of the 1920s. It's an 8-minute walk from the Geylang Serai Malay Village Market. Housed in a restored Singaporean traditional shop-house, it features a restaurant, free WiFi in the common room and a resident cat named Whisky.

The nearest bus stop is a two-minute walk, where guests can take Bus 33 to the city. Backpackers Betel Box is a 15-minute walk from Paya Lebar MRT Train Station. It is 1.1 km to One KM shopping mall. The nearest airport, Changi International Airport is a 20-minute drive from the property.

Simply furnished, the air-conditioned dormitory rooms have large windows that provide natural light. Shared bathroom facilities and lockers are available outside the rooms.

Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for tour arrangements and ticketing services.

There’s too much to eat in Singapore – we get that, so let the experts at Betel Box hostel sniff out the best for you. Sample and share the tastiest grub this city has to offer with like-minded foodies. Visit local popular food joints and taste over 20 dishes. The tour is held every Thursday from 6:30pm and lasts for up to six hours, so remember to bring along your appetite. Priced at $80, the tour includes tasting portions and needs a minimum of 8 participants to run.

Recreational choices include relaxing in the cosy lounge area, which has a pool table, a selection of board games and a well-stocked library. Guests enjoy complimentary access to Elitecore Gym, located a 10-minute walk from the property. The property offers bicycle/kick scooter rentals for guests who wish to explore the surrounding area. Laundry services are available at a surcharge.

A variety of local dining outlets are located within a 5-minute walk from the property.


Venue name: Betel Box Backpackers Hostel
Address: 200 Joo Chiat Rd
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