Are you a backpacker looking for a budget but reliable hostel to stay in Singapore?  Then you are in luck! Here are the 5 affordable hostels in Singapore that you can consider staying, without having to burn a hole in your pocket.

1. Dream Lodge


Dream Lodge is definitely a popular affordable hostel in Singapore amongst the backpackers. It is an extremely chill and friendly place to mingle with other travellers like yourself. Ideally located between three MRT stations, you can travel around Singapore easily and quickly. Known for comfortable beds, Dream Lodge actually provides not one, but TWO pillows!

Finding places to eat is convenient too as Dream Lodge is conveniently located in the vicinity of hipster cafes and classic Singaporean food halls!  It even offer FREE breakfast for their guests! Extra points for the beds being pod style for a little extra privacy.


  • Affordable Pricing: $39/night
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Self Catering Facilities
  • Free Lockers

Location172 Tyrwhitt Rd, Singapore 207574

2. The Bohemian Chic



Known as one of the best party hostel in Singapore, backpackers would be thrilled to stay in the Bohemian Chic. Located within the Clarke Quay area, Bohemian Chic is best for backpackers who are looking for life after sunset. Easily a walking distance from Clarke Quay, Boat Quay and Marina Sands Bay, you can be sure to visit many popular bars in the vicinity.

And the good news is, The Bohemian Chic has no curfew, hence, there is no fear of being lock out.  So if you are a party animal, then be sure to book The Bohemian Chic!


  • Pricing: From $71/day onwards
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Airport Shuttle (twice daily)
  • Cafe Onsite

Location:40 Mosque St, Singapore 059518

3. Tribe Theory


If you are a freelancer or a self-employed looking to travel while doing work, Tribe Theory might be the right place for you. It has a big work space area that is meant for digital nomads who are completing work on the go. More importantly, you get to mingle with like-minded people while completing your work and travelling in Singapore!


  • Pricing: From $49/day onwards
  • Work spaces
  • Free Towels

Location: 39 Ann Siang Rd, Singapore 069716

4. Lodge 41


Definitely one of the most affordable hostels that you can find in Singapore, Lodge 41 is a favourite amongst many backpackers in Singapore, as it has many amenities that budget backpackers are looking for. From microwave to laundry facilities to free wifi, it is definitely a haven for broke backpackers.


  • Pricing: From $43/day onwards
  • Cafe on-site
  • Late Check out

Location: 41 Lorong 16 Geylang, Singapore 398877


5. The Pod


If you have a bit of budget to spare and love cleanliness and your own little space, “The Pod” might be just for you. A popular capsule hotel in Singapore, “The Pod” has gained fame due to its comfortable mattress. Don’t worry if you are an introvert who does not like to mingle, each pod comes with power socket and reading lamp, as well as a foldaway laptop desk and clothes rack with hangers, allowing you to have the private time you’d need!


  • Pricing: From $109/day onwards
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Towels
  • Laundry Services Available

Location: 289 Beach Rd, Singapore 199552