Gone are the days that hostels offer the bare minimum when it comes to budget accommodations. Staying at themed hostels ensures you get more than just a clean bed, strong Wi-Fi, and free coffee in the morning.

Futuristic capsule hotels are designed to make you feel like sleeping in a space pod, plus all the perks of hospitality that you deserve. Check out these fantastic capsules when looking for affordable but quality places to stay:

1. MET A Space Pod @ Arab Street

MET A Space Pod at Arab Street in Singapore

Find this two-star capsule hotel in Kampong Glam district’s prime area, where Raffles City, St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Bugis Street, and Mustafa Centre are just less than two kilometres away. Changi Airport is 15 kilometres from here. 

The property prides itself on being allergy-free and offers luggage storage space and ticket service. The shared bathroom is equipped with a shower and hairdryer.

MET A Space Pod @ Arab Street

56 Arab Street, Kampong Glam, 199753 Singapore, Singapore (Map)

+65 6909 7547 or metaspacepod@gmail.com


2. Atlantis Pods @ Chinatown

Atlantis Pods @ Chinatown in Singapore

Atlantis Pods is one of your best capsule options if you plan to stay in Chinatown or other nearby areas. The guest rooms are decked with a toaster, kettle, shower, hairdryer and desk. You also get an American breakfast each morning during your stay.

The hotel is just a few steps away from Chinatown Heritage Centre, while Sri Mariamman Temple and the Singapore City Gallery are less than a kilometre away. Also within each reach is the National Gallery and the Lau Pa Sat (also known as Telok Ayer Market).

Atlantis Pods @ Chinatown

52A Pagoda Street, Chinatown, Singapore 059211 (Map)

+65 6260 0958


3. Galaxy Pods @ Chinatown

Galaxy Pods @ Chinatown in Singapore

Another Chinatown find is the Galaxy Pods, which houses self-contained pods, each adorned with a personal flat-screen TV, universal sockets, USB charging ports, locker, reading light, and a desk. The air-conditioning is individually-controlled using a touch-screen panel. 

You also get free toiletries to use in the shared bathroom, and the pantry is open 24 hours, where you can help yourself to free coffee/tea, drinking water, and light snacks.

Galaxy Pods @ Chinatown

27 Mosque Street, Chinatown, Singapore 059505 (Map)

+65 6221 1239/reservations@galaxypods.com.sg

All the three hostels come equipped with air conditioning and complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. Experience a distinctive and memorable accommodation experience in the capsule hostels.

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