The List of 5 Cheap Hotels Close to Downtown Singapore

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Find a cheap hotel, not far from the metro, close downtown and if possible with a swimming pool? It is very difficult but not mission impossible one of the most expensive cities in the world.

Selection of 5 cheap hotels (between 50 and 100 euros per night), close to a metro (less than 5 minutes walk) and downtown Singapore.

Porcelain Hotel (Chinatown MRT)

Porcelain Hotel Chinatown MRT

You have little time to visit the city and you want to be in a tourist area? So look no further, Porcelain Hotel is what you need. The hotel has one of the best rentals in Singapore:

  1. Gardens By the Bay and Marina Bay Sands are 3 stations (Bayfront MRT)
  2. Little India at 3 stations (Little India MRT)
  3. Sentosa at 2 stations (Harbourfront MRT)
  4. Orchard Road shopping at 4 resorts (Orchard MRT)
  5. Not to mention the fact that you’re already in the middle of Chinatown

You will also have the chance to stay in a collection of colonial-era buildings that have been completely redone to accommodate the hotel. Note the décor of the rooms is modern and very nice. Definitely a good choice if you have little time and a tight budget to visit Singapore.

V Hotel Lavender (Lavender MRT)

V Hotel Lavender (Lavender MRT)
V Hotel Lavender (Lavender MRT)

You are located above the Lavender underground metro station so you are literally on the subway. Not insignificant advantage especially if it rains, not to mention that the Lavender station is accessible directly from the airport without change (green line).

The hotel is large and modern but above all there is a swimming pool, undeniable luxury for a cheap hotel. Especially since the temperature is 30 all year round and the humidity is close to 90% constantly.

BIG Hotel (Bugis MRT)

BIG Hotel (Bugis MRT)
BIG Hotel (Bugis MRT)

It was already part of our selection of the best hotels in Singapore, but what you need to know is that the fares at the BIG Hotel are reasonable. Definitely one of the best value on the island.

Located between three metro stations, the BIG Hotel compensates for the small size of its rooms with a modern and stylish décor.

Ideal for young people and couples who want to be downtown in a nice place (and perfect for photos on Instagram and Facebook).

Kam Leng Hotel (Lavender / Little India MRT)

Kam Leng Hotel (Lavender - Little India MRT)
Kam Leng Hotel (Lavender – Little India MRT)

Want to live in 1930s Singapore? Don’t worry about it! The Kam Leng Hotel has recreated from scratch a hotel that will relive a bygone era. All rooms and decoration (including bathrooms) are in the style of the 30s. Deliciously retro.

Even if you’re not staying at the Kam Leng Hotel, take a tour. The owners have really made efforts to give a place a retro and truly unique look. Go for a stroll on the side of the hotel café and order a kopi (local café).

A journey into the not-so-distant past that really characteristic of 1930s Singapore. At a time when the city was only one of the many ports of Southeast Asia… Times have changed.

Naumi Liora (Outram Park MRT)

Naumi Liora (Outram Park MRT)
Naumi Liora (Outram Park MRT)

Located in the city centre is less than a 5 minute walk from Outram Park Station (green and purple line), Naumi Liora is a charming boutique hotel in one of the last historic areas of the city (dating back to the 1920s). See here for more info in other country tourism.

Big advantage, you are on Keong Saik Road, a street where there are plenty of small cheap restaurants to eat (Dont Yanti, the best padang on the island and Fong Kee, one of the best wanton-mee in the city).

Bonus: the terrace is very nice in the evening and the area is probably one of the nicest on the island without being still overrun by tourists.