The trend of capsule hotel type accommodation may be from Japan. But today the capsule hotel is no longer exclusive to Sakura country alone. Nowadays, you can easily find various capsule hotels when traveling to other countries, including Singapore.
There are some cool capsule hotels in Singapore. Some of them already have a familiar name in Asia, such as The Pod Boutique Capsule Hotel. But if you want to consider other capsule hotels, tuned in to this 10 cool capsule hotels in Singapore. There is also a very unique concept, seriously!
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1. Start your Adventure in Singapore with Stay at The Plot Hostels, The Cool Capsule Hotel in Chinatown.
Either you come to Singapore as a backpacker, flashpacker, or budget traveler; The Plot Hostel is worth staying while you are visiting Singapore. This hostel is located not far from MRT station, and its position is also quite strategic because it is close to some popular attractions such as Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay, Pearl’s Hill City Park, Clifford Pier, and many more. Even if you come to Singapore for shopping, this hostel is also close enough to major shopping malls like Central Mall and Chinatown Complex.
The rooms in this hostel are designed with wooden texture and are dominated by natural colors. There are few rooms with capacity of 4, 6, and 8 beds in one room. If you are interested in staying at this hostel, do so now because The Plot Hostel has just announced if they will stop operating at the end of April 2016; either temporarily or permanently.
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2. For a Sensation Stay Ala Boutique Hotel but with a Price of a Hostel, You Can Try Adler Hostel, The First Boutique Hostel in Singapore.
You may have heard the term of boutique hotel a lot. But what about a boutique hostel? Hmm, it looks interesting, isn’t it? In Singapore there are also hostels that carry the concept of boutique hostel, namely Adler Hostel.
Adler Hostel is located in Chinatown, Singapore. This hostel was established in an Art Deco-style conservation building, and has been operating since 2012. The main idea is how to present a hostel with a feel that is no less fun than boutique hotels, but with a more affordable rate for flashpackers. The end result is a hostel with a fairly luxurious feel, but the rate is still relatively more affordable when compared to regular hotels.
The choice of rooms at Adler Hostel is considerably unique. All types of rooms are dormitory. However, guests can choose the desired cabin type, whether Single Cabin type (mixed or female only), Queen Cabin (women only, 1 cabin for 2 people), and King Cabin (2 people capacity). The average cabin has more than enough space to just rest, and there is still a place to put personal belongings. The atmosphere is more or less as follows:
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3. As The Name Implies, This Chic Capsule Otel Offers Stay Sensation at Chic Ambiance Hotel.
Chinatown area has some capsule hotels which is quite interesting to stop off. One of them is Chic Capsule Otel, a capsule hotel that has a quite interesting atmosphere. This capsule hotel stands in a building that is more than 100 years old which originally serves as a shop. Then in 2014 this building converted into a capsule hotel.
The ambiance of Chic Capsule Otel interior is designed with a pretty homey atmosphere. Various paintings were displayed to adorn every wall, including at the top of the stairs. The appearance of interior atmosphere in this capsule hotel is more or less as follows:
The bedroom concept in this capsule hotel was quite fun. Each cabin is equipped with a curtain to ensure guests’ privacy. Each cabin is also equipped with smart android type television (complete with headphones), reading lamps, personal power plugs, and bed lights. The atmosphere is more or less like this:
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4. For a More Quiet Atmosphere, Choose Wink Hostel As Your Second Home While in Singapore.
Sometimes staying in a capsule hotel means you have to have extra tolerance for the commotion that other residents might cause. Understandably, the sleeping capsule is adjacent like pores in the honeycomb, which means the potential to hear the commotion from the next capsule is very likely. But believe me, it’s very unlikely to happen if you are staying at Wink Hostel.
Located in Chinatown, Wink Hostel is set in a 3-story historic building. The hostel is only 1 minute away from Clarke Quay, and from here you can easily reach many other tourist spots like Marina Bay Waterfront, Gardens by The Bay, and others, just within walking distance.
However, the main attraction of this hostel lies in its sleeping capsule. Wink Hostel promotes that its sleep capsules are made from excellent soundproofing material, so, even if each cabin is not equipped with a cover, guests will still feel the peace and comfort in the cabin. The cabins are also equipped with reading lamps, and colorful backlights that give a little futuristic impression.
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5. Still in Chinatown, There is Matchbox The Concept Hostel that Offers a Colorful Stay Atmosphere.
Chinatown is one of the historic districts of Singapore. In this district many buildings are hundreds of years old – some of which have a unique history – and are now converted into other buildings. A concrete example is like the following capsule hotel building.
Matchbox the Concept Hostel, so the name of the capsule hotel, was established in a building that was hundreds of years old. This building has experienced a long history as a house-shop, to become a temple and meeting room for Cantonese immigrants. Today, this building has been developed into a capsule hotel that has 2 lounges and several other facilities while maintaining the original structure of the building.
This hostel rooms consist of 3 types: Spring Mist (16 single pod + 2 Queen size pod), Flamingo (10 single pod, only for women), and Sunkiss (2 single pod). All rooms are equipped with air conditioning and private locker.
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6. Switch to Bugis, There is Plush Pods That is Ready to Be Your Tour Basecamp in Singapore.
If you prefer to find accommodation in the Bugis area, consider choosing Plush Pods. This capsule hotel is in a super strategic location as it is very easy to reach from Bugis MRT Station.
One of the new railway lines, Downtown Line, is located very near to Plush Pods, so you can easily reach various other attractions in Singapore. In fact, it’s only 10-15 minutes walking distance to popular tourist spots like Kampong Glam, Little India, Suntec City, Esplanade, Marina Bay, and others.
What had made Plush Pods a bit different from other capsule hotels, is because this hotel provides private room options. For cabin type rooms, all rooms are equipped with air conditioning, private lockers, reading lights and shared bathrooms. While for private rooms, the rooms are designed with a modern feel and equipped with a private bathroom. The atmosphere is more or less like this:
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7. And, You Have to Try Central 65 Hostel, Budget Hostel with Rooftop Garden and Jacuzzi.
Here is another capsule hotel that you should consider while staying in Singapore. Located in the strategic area of Bugis, Central 65 Hostel offers budget accommodation with pretty cool facilities and enough to pamper travelers. Understandably, this hostel is built by people who are really love the activities of traveling and know what the traveler wants – especially the backpacker.
Although classified as a budget hostels, Central 65 Hostel interior atmosphere is quite fun. The spaces are designed in a modern style that is fun to show off for your Instagram account. But perhaps the thing that most steal the most attention is the facilities in this hostel. Central 65 Hostel has some facilities that may be hard to find in other hostels, such as rooftop garden, fitness center and outdoor jacuzzi.
For rooms, Central 65 Hostel offers cabins that are designed with a modern minimalist concept. Each cabin has been equipped with a curtain facility to ensure guests’ privacy. And, the fun part is, the rate of staying at this hotel is included with some extra amenities such as breakfast, free coffee/tea/drinking water, and free fruits. Fun indeed, isn’t it?
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8. When Talking About Capsule Hotel in Singapore, It is Not Complete If Not Mentioned The Pod – Boutique Capsule Hotel.
Perhaps, this is the most popular capsule hotel in Singapore among travelers, especially for the Indonesian traveler. The Pod, so the name of the capsule hotel, presents a slightly different concept from other capsule hotels, namely boutique hotel capsule. The whole hotel area is designed with an exclusive modern interior style, so that tourists will feel just like being in a hotel.
One of the things that make this hotel seems so attractive to tourists, apart from its nice atmosphere, is the facilities at this hotel. The Pod offers an interesting concept: travelers pay only the cost of stay, and all the facilities at this hostel are free for tourists; ranging from laundry facilities, breakfast, mineral water, coffee, and others.
The cabin at The Pod is designed with various types. There is a single cabin with front opening, single cabin with side opening, special cabin for women, and a Queen size cabin that fit for 2 people. Each cabin is equipped with a curtain to protect guests’ privacy, and personal lockers are placed under the cab. Appearances for this hostel are more or less like this:
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9. Slide to Clarke Quay, There is Woke Home Hostel, The First Capsule Hostel in Singapore.
There is always a first for everything. So is the trend of capsule hostels in Singapore. Reportedly, the trend is started from the presence of Woke Home Hostel which calls itself as the first capsule hostel in Singapore.
Located in Clarke Quay, Woke Home Hostel is strategic enough to reach many of Singapore’s exciting tourist spots. You can reach cool places like Esplanade, Merlion Park, Marina Bay Sands, and others in walking distance – just a slide away. In other words, this hostel is ideal as a starting point to explore Singapore.
So, this is the appearance of Woke Home Hostel’s room:
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10. And, For a Maximum Capsule Hotel Experience in Singapore, Let’s Stay at Met A Space Pod!
There are many capsule hotels in Singapore. But if you want a slightly different stay experience, try to stay at Met A Space Pod. This capsule hotel has a theme that is different from other capsule hotels, which has space theme.
Met A Space Pod was just built in 2015. The hotel that is located in Clarke Quay is indeed carrying the extraterrestrial theme that is displayed nicely in its interior design. For example, for the sleeping capsule, it is designed with a shape like a space capsule. Supported by the existence of other trinkets that reflect the atmosphere of outer space, you will feel like an astronaut if staying here.
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