Dear journal, I am glad I chose to stay at Pillows & Toast in Chinatown, Singapore. The hostel was in a convenient location, just a 3-minute walk away from Chinatown MRT. The hostel spans 3 and a half floors, and it's entrance on the ground floor made it easy to find. The staff were really friendly & cool. After a speedy check-in, they introduced the amenities of the hostel to me. My room was really safe & secure with electronic key card access & I had my own locker! There were ample shower rooms & toilets on every floor. They even provided the 3-in-1 shower gel. There were lots of hooks & racks for me to keep my clothes dry in the shower. Not to mention the nifty hair-dryer provided. Woo hoo! The shower rooms were clean & I really could go on showering forever, but... you know, I had to be considerate to others. I also loved hanging out in their cozy attic lounge with the rest, playing on the WII, and getting a leg massage on the massage chair. Imagine that! How many hostels actually have a huge attic lounge & a massage chair to boot! I simply had to upload some pictures of the hostel on Facebook & the free WIFI made it really easy to do so from the comfort of my bed. There were personal electrical sockets & reading lamps so that I won't disturb my room-mates. I loved snuggling in my bed under the cozy duvet, chatting with my friends on Facebook. And oh, the mattress was oh-so-so-comfy! The hostel also provides a tasty breakfast. I would recommend all my friends to try their kaya toast, which will leave you yearning for more. :) It was such a breeze getting around Singapore with the MRT close by. I can't wait to go back to Pillows & Toast again. The cozy hostel with the orange & white sign board located at No. 40 Mosque Street, Chinatown, Singapore. XOXO ***
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From Changi Airport MRT: Take the MRT to Tanah Merah Station (EW4). Change to the train at Platform B (Line 2) to Outram Park Station (EW16). Take the North-East Line to Chinatown Station (NE4). From Chinatown station, take Exit A and walk to Mosque Street. (Cost = approximately SGD2.75 per adult including S$1.00 refundable card deposit. Time = approximately 1 hour) Taxi: Inform the driver to take you to Number 40, Mosque Street (In Chinatown, off South Bridge Road) (Cost = apprximately SGD 20 to 30. Time = approximately 30 minutes) Airport Shuttle Bus: Inform the Ground Transport Desk at Changi Airport that you would like go to No. 40 Mosque Street. (Cost = SGD9.00 per adult) From Harbour Front Ferry Terminal: Take the MRT to Chinatown Station (NE4). Take Exit A & walk to our hostel at No. 40 on Mosque Street. (Cost = SGD 1.96 including SGD1.00 refundable card deposit) From Woodlands Train Checkpoint: From the bus-stop number 46069 (Woodlands CIQ) along Woodlands Centre Road, take bus number 950. Alight at the 4th stop at Marsiling Station (NS 8 ). Take the train at Platform B to Dhoby Ghaut Station (NS 24). Then change to the North-East Line and take the train to Chinatown Station (NE4). From Chinatown station, take Exit A and walk to Mosque Street. We are at Unit No. 40.