The Shophouse at Arab Street (formerly Shophouse The Social Hostel) 
1 star

48 Arab Street, Singapore, 199745  - show map

Good 7.2/10
Score from 424 reviewers

Hotel Overview

Barbecue on the rooftop, movie nights and pizza parties can be enjoyed at The Shophouse at Arab Street, an Indie-inspired hostel with free WiFi and free breakfast. It sits on Arab Street, a charming area known for its local designer boutiques, carpet and textile shops and numerous cafes.

Offering minimalist and quirky designs, the dormitory rooms come with shared bathroom facilities. A special ladies-only floor is available for female guests. Each sleeping space is equipped with reading lights and electric sockets.

The Shophouse is located within a 2-minute walk to Sultan Mosque. Alternatively, The Shophouse provides Muslim prayer mats upon request. Shared computer terminals are available at the common area. Laundry facilities and luggage storage are also provided by the hostel. The friendly staff can also assist with booking discounted tour and sightseeing tickets.

Halal eateries and cafes are located within the vicinity. The Shophouse at Arab Street is conveniently located a 5-minute walk away from Bugis MRT Station, Nicoll Highway MRT Station and Golden Mile Bus Complex. Little India is 15 minutes away on foot, while Chinatown is within a 10-minute bus ride. Museums and art galleries are located in the Civic District, within a 20-minute walk from the property. Changi International Airport is less than a 30-minute drive away, while Geylang Road is a 10-minute bus ride away.


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Facilities of The Shophouse at Arab Street

WiFi everywhere

Front-desk/reception area services
Lockers, Luggage storage, Ticket service

Common areas
Sun terrace

Cleaning services

Air conditioning, Designated smoking area, Non-smoking rooms

Last updated: 19 Oct 2018 - Update now

Hotel Policies

From 14:00 hours

Untill 12:00 hours

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Accepted credit cards
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The fine print
Please note that towels and linen are subject to an SGD 10 deposit which is fully-refundable upon check-out and inspection.

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Good 7.2/10
Score from 424 reviewers
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