Excellent 8.3
Based on 706 reviews

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About Rucksack Inn @ Temple Street


With its perfect location right in the heart of Chinatown, you get easy access to the train station and main bus services that bring you around the city. You will get to experience the livelihood of Chinese culture with sumptuous local dishes surrounding you! The property is just a short walk away from Clarke Quay where you will find a vast array of bars, restaurants, and relaxing River Tours. All comfortable rooms are fully furnished with basic amenities and modern services to compliment your stay. Visit some of the many shopping malls on Orchard Road or get yourself a full view of the night sceneries from the Marina Bay Sands Sky Park which are conveniently located minutes away from the property. Rucksack Inn @ Temple Street is an ideal location for backpackers who are looking for something on top of the range, yet at an affordable price.
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  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Airport transfer
  • Shuttle service

Food & beverage

  • Shared kitchen


  • Pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • Laundry service
  • Dry cleaning

Guest services

  • Luggage storage
  • Tours

On-site facilities

  • Family room
  • Smoking area
  • Shared lounge/TV area

Health and security

  • front desk [24-hour]
  • Lockers

Languages spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Filipino
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Kindly note that room rates and dormitory rates are charged on a per head basis. Any additional person will incur a fee, charged per head. If you have any special requests pertaining to an additional person sharing a room, kindly contact the property before your arrival to make arrangements. Additional persons may not be accommodated in certain rooms due to limited space.

The minimum age required to check in is 12 years.

Children aged between 5-12 years old will be charged for extra bed.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 2:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Rooms : 13
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  • Cleanliness 8.6
  • Location 9.3
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.3
  • Service 8.4
  • Value for money 8.6
  • Food/Dining 6.8
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SU K. from South Korea
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in January 2016
Good location
value for money
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Sarashwaty S. from Indonesia
Stayed 3 nights in September 2013
Great value + Convenient
Clean, Cheap, Convenient
My very 1st backpackers hotel, clean, cozy, comfortable, friendly staffs, convenient as it located near MRT and nearby convenient stores. Good place to stay for cheap price.
Reviewed February 07, 2016

Jun J. from Philippines
Stayed 2 nights in December 2015
Worth your stay!
Location staff
Location and staff were superb! Also they changed names to beds and dreams
Reviewed December 09, 2015

venus S. from Thailand
Families with older children
Stayed 3 nights in October 2015
Clean. .Comfortable. ..nice stuff. .Good location
1.Riving room 2.Bed 3.Information
Everything is perfect for me. .Clean. .Good smell in side. ...Nice stuff. .
Reviewed November 04, 2015

supasit E. from Thailand
Stayed one night in October 2015
Good Location... in the heart of Chinatown
Location, staffs, cleanliness
It situated in the center of everything.... highly recommend as a budgeted hotel
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Mark C. from Philippines
Stayed 3 nights in September 2015
Great hostel for backpackers
Accessibility, Great staff, Cleanliness
Reviewed October 24, 2015

Nukul W. from Thailand
Stayed 2 nights in October 2015
The best of hostel @China town.
Good location , Staff are kind , value for money
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Wai L. from Hong Kong
Solo travelers
Stayed 3 nights in September 2015
Everything is fine!
Staff manner, location & comfortable venue!
Very helpful staff!
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Thu T. from Vietnam
Solo travelers
Stayed one night in August 2015
best hotel for solo travelers
Good location, friendly staff and cleaness.
It's near MRT, the receptionist is very friendly. Bed is clean and safe.
Reviewed September 05, 2015

Miles T. from Philippines
Families with older children
Stayed one night in August 2015
Clean, Affordable, Accessible and Friendly staff
actually 4 best things - its on my review title
Best decision to stay in this hotel! at first, i am hesitant to book on this hotel because its a dorm type. But I was soo wrong. The room, toilet & baths are very clean. They have clean kitchen and the staffs are very friendly. And its a few steps away from MRT station. I will definitely go backt to this hotel! :)
Reviewed August 17, 2015


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