Where to stay Budget-friendly in Singapore?

There are plenty of budget travelers looking for a place to stay in Singapore, but they can’t afford the luxury hotels. If you’re one those frugal folks who want an amazing experience without breaking your wallet, look no further! I am happy (and relieved) that there is finally some good news from all this stress. Budget traveler rejoice! because, I have found just what perfect accommodations that suits your needs.

Even though the country is known for its high-end vacation spots, there are still many low-cost options, such as hotels that offer free airport shuttle service and breakfast.

If you want to go to Singapore but don’t have a lot of money, this article will show you the best fee-free and, most importantly, inexpensive hotels in the area. So let’s get right to it.

Top affordable hotels in Singapore under $200

Don’t waste your hard-earned money on hotels that charge too much. Stay at one of these cheap hotels in Singapore.

Prices for hotels in Singapore can be all over the place, but we’ve found the best deals for stays under $200 per night so you can take a short trip without going broke.

The Great Madras

The Great Madras is a hidden gem of a hotel in Little India. It is on a side street off of Jalan Besar. It is one of Singapore’s best-kept secrets that is just waiting to be found. It has a calm, airy atmosphere that makes you want to stop what you’re doing and watch the world go by. Guests can help themselves to a complimentary breakfast, free tea, and free instant coffee while they are staying.

Nearby attractions: Mustafa Center, Bugis Street and Singapore Art Museum.

Nearby Restaurants: DADDY’S ON MADRAS, The Great Mischief, Madras New Woodlands Restaurant.

Price Range: $61 – $104

Hotel G

The lifestyle boutique Hotel G is in an easy-to-get-to part of the city, the Bugis district. This makes it easy for visitors to see everything the city has to offer. Also, some of the best and most interesting things to do on the property haven’t been used to their full potential yet. Prices at Hotel G can easily be found for less than 100 SGD per night, which makes it a great choice for Singaporeans and students looking for a cheap weekend getaway.

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Nearby Restaurants: 25 Degree, A Bustling District, Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar and The Mind Cafe. 

Nearby attractions: Xcape Singapore, Bugis Street, Kuan Yin Thong Hood Cho Temple, Singapore Art Museum.

Price Range: $45 – $94

Heritage Collection on Chinatown

This hidden haven in Downtown Singapore, a district in Singapore, is close to a metro station and makes the most of the natural beauty of the area with its white paint and simple furniture. The Sky Room is a great choice for people who want to soak under the stars but don’t want to spend a lot of money.

Nearby Restaurants: Zazz Pizza, NOX – Dine In The Dark, ShuKuu Izakaya & Sake Bar

Nearby attractions: Drama Box, Chinatown, Ransack Puzzle Hunt

Price Range: $99 – $140

Lloyd's Inn

Lloyd’s Inn looked like a good place to stay for a staycation that was different from the typical chain hotel. The location is great because it’s just off Killiney Road and close to Orchard. There isn’t a restaurant with full service, but there is a handy outdoor kitchen where you can make drinks and snacks. In general, this hotel is more fun and stylish than the average mid-range city hotel.

Nearby Restaurants: Joie Restaurant – Meatless Cuisine, Chir Chir Fusion Chicken Factory, Bistecca Tuscan Steakhouse, The English House

Nearby attractions: Lockdown Escape, Sandbox VR, Orchard Central

Price Range: $111 – $173

Hotel Mono

In Singapore, Chinatown is a sensory overload, but Hotel Mono is a place of peace with only one color. Hotel Mono has a variety of rooms, from a regular double to a loft suite that’s great for families, to fit different budgets and tastes. Even though the hotel is quiet, you’ll be right in the middle of all the action in Chinatown.

Nearby Restaurants: NOX – Dine In The Dark, Merci Marcel Club Street, Zazz Pizza, Alati Divine Greek Cuisine

Nearby attractions: Black Crow Taxidermy & Art, Chinatown, Ransack Puzzle Hunt

Price Range: $56 – $170

Santa Grand Hotel East Coast

As the name suggests, the Santa Grand Hotel East Coast is a small hotel in the Katong/Joo Chiat area on Singapore’s East Coast. The hotel is in a group of shophouses that used to be homes for Peranakan families. It is decorated in a style called “Chinese Baroque,” which is based on Peranakan design. It’s a good choice for people on a tight budget because it’s in the middle of Katong, which is full of pubs and restaurants.

Nearby Restaurants: The Communal Place, Baba Chews Bar and Eatery, Katong Kitchen

Nearby attractions: Katong District, Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple, 112 Katong, Marine Parade Market

Price Range: $96 – $130

Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong

The Katong district is home to the cheap Hotel Indigo Singapore, which is on the water between the airport and the Central Business District. The colorful Straits Chinese decor of the hotel is a tip of the hat to the Peranakan culture that once thrived in the Katong district of Joo Chiat, which was the city’s first Heritage Town.

Nearby Restaurants: Baba Chews Bar and Eatery, Katong Kitchen, Birds of Paradise Gelato Boutique (Katong)

Nearby attractions: Katong District, Parkway Parade, Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple, 112 Katong

Price Range: $194 – $214

Top Capsule Hotels

It’s not practical to keep spending a lot on hotel rooms. Dorm rooms are cheaper, but they are often in places that are hard to get to. Don’t worry, capsule hostels are indeed very popular right now, and we’ve found four that are great for a weekend stay with your friends but won’t break the bank.

Cube Boutique Capsule Hotel @ Chinatown

The CUBE Boutique Capsule Hotel in Kampong Glam is a brilliantly renovated shophouse that gives guests a taste of Singapore’s rich history and caters to younger, more discerning guests. It was chosen because of how lively it is and how much culture it shows. The CUBE Hotel is sure to win over any traveler because it is beautiful on the outside and warm and friendly on the inside. It also has reasonable prices that don’t skimp on the basics.

Nearby Restaurants: The White Label, Alley on 25, Mr Stork, Positano Risto

Nearby attractions: Xcape Singapore, Tribe Tours, Amazing Chambers Singapura

Price Range: $59 – $91

Chic Capsule Otel

The Chic Capsule Otel is in the historic part of Chinatown and has dorms that are easy on the wallet. There are a lot of great restaurants in the Chinatown area, and you can walk to just about anywhere else. The price of a dorm room in Singapore is higher than in most of the world, but not by a lot.

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Nearby Restaurants: Grids Coffee Bar,

Nearby attractions: Black Crow Taxidermy & Art, Ransack Puzzle Hunt, Chinatown

Price Range: $22 – $71


Spacepod@com, which is in the middle of Singapore’s city, is a great place for a family vacation. The staff at Singapore’s Spacepod@com hostel is very friendly and helpful, and gives an amazing service for a capsule hotel. It’s at 6 Jalan Ayer in Kallang, which is 3.1 kilometers (1.9 miles) from the center of Singapore. Masjid Sultan is the next big building to Spacepod.com.

Nearby Restaurants: G7 Sin Ma Live Seafood Restaurant, Lighthouse Bistro & Bar, Koon Bak Kut Teh Cafe, Kilo Kitchen

Nearby attractions: National Stadium, Artist Tique Co Art Studio, FunEmpire, Saint Games

Price Range: $15 – $21

MET A Space Pod @ Chinatown

MET A Space Pod At Chinatown is a good choice for people who want to stay in a capsule hotel while they are in Singapore. If you stay at the centrally located MET A Space Pod @ Chinatown, your time in Singapore will be very easy. In general, the pods here are great. They have a lot of space, are comfortable, and are cheap.

Nearby Restaurants: Merci Marcel Club Street, Heart of Darkness, Halal Indonesian Restaurant, Guo Fu Steamboat

Nearby attractions: Black Crow Taxidermy & Art, Ransack Puzzle Hunt, Chinatown

Price Range: $57

Final Words

That’s all we have to say about Where to stay in Singapore. Singapore is a bit more expensive than other Asian countries, especially when it comes to places to stay. But the higher prices are completely fair because there are so many places to eat, things to do, and places to stay. 

We hope it will be easier for you to decide where to stay in Singapore now that you know more about the hotels and cheaper places to stay.

Read Also: The Best Food Places in Singapore to Try

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Tahmid Munim Hossain

I'm just a travel blogger who is always on the move and wants to see the whole world. I decided to travel around the world and write about it all on my blog. As a travel enthusiast, I’ve been swept off my feet by the vibrant streets of Little India and the tranquil Botanic Gardens in Singapore. I am all about telling the world about the amazing sights and tastes of Singapore. My storytelling skills and killer visuals will transport you to this vibrant city and show you all the hidden gems that make it a must-visit destination.
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