Central 65 Hostel & Cafe134 Jalan Besar, Singapore, 208852, Singapore
Located in the heritage district of Singapore, Central 65 Hostel and Cafe is merely a 10-minute walk from Bugis MRT, Farrer Park and Little India Stationsand around 15 minutes' drive from Singapore Changi Airport. It is a 10-minute walk from Sim Lim Square, a haven for those who like IT gadgets. Affordable souvenirs and modern fashion stalls are available at Bugis Village, a 15-minute walk away. At night, enjoy kebabs and flavoured shisha at Arab Street, also a 15-minute walk away. Noted attractions like the Malay Heritage Centre and City Square Mall are reachable within 5 minutes' drive from the property.
Opened in October 2012, Central 65 Hostel provides stylish sleeping capsules with orthopedic mattresses and 260-thread-count linens. This boutique hostel combines comfort and character on one of Singapore's local streets, Jalan Besar. A 2-minute walk from colourful Little India, it also has free WiFi and a spacious shared living area with a flat-screen TV.
Each sleeping capsule is thoughtfully fitted with a reading lamp and a bedside locker with an encased power socket. Built-in clothes hangers and a separate luggage locker are also provided. Bathroom facilities are shared, and towels are available at an extra charge. The 15 family rooms and dormitories of the hostel are furnished with fine linen and comfortable bedding. Rooms are equipped with common amenities like air conditioning, refrigerator, personal safe and free Wi-Fi access. Shared bathrooms have shower and essential toiletries.
A simple free breakfast of cereal, bread, fruits and spreads are provided every morning. Free tea and coffee is also available throughout the day. Guests can also make use of the microwave, toaster and water dispenser at the common pantry.In the common area, there are laptop stations for guests' usage. Discounted tour tickets are also sold at the front desk. Laundry can be done at the self-service coin-operated washing machines.
Travellers can make use of the on-site computer station to check important mails or to keep track of their important official work. Guests can indulge in a vigorous workout session at the gym or may simply relax in the rooftop jacuzzi. In addition, conveniences like luggage storage, concierge, bicycle rental, tour and ticket assistance and free Wi-Fi access ensure a delightful stay.
Also, guests can enjoy a fine selection of local and international dishes at the hostels alfresco dining venue. Traditional Indian dishes can be savoured at The Banana Leaf Apolo Indian Restaurant, barely a 10-minute walk away.
Exhibiting a vast collection of historic artefacts, photographs and books, the National Museum of Singapore is barely a 5-minute drive away.