15 Best Cheap Airbnbs In Singapore Under 39 USD - Updated 2021

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A melting pot of cultures, Singapore is a sparkling Asian country famous for having the world’s most efficient public transport system. For foodies, there are unlimited options here ranging from cheap hawker fare to five-star fine dining. With parks, walking trails, and treetop jungle bridges, the city feels green and beautiful. Enjoy some traditional food in Little India, visit the temples of Chinatown and try some Chinese medicines, buy some gorgeous weaves in the Arab street - there’s no end to the wonderful experiences awaiting you in this delightful country. Check out these best cheap Airbnbs in Singapore under 39 USD, where you can experience the mindblowing delights of this premium Asian destination.

Editor’s Note: Airbnb is not legalised in Singapore yet, if you are worried about hosts cancelling bookings, check out Homeaway or Booking.com for more accommodation.

1. Cozy rental with cable television (from USD 28)

Unwind and recharge at this private room that guarantees a cozy stay. Decorated with a minimalist style, your room features premium bed sheets and a quality spring mattress. The bathroom is shared and has both cold and hot water showers. To keep you entertained, there is a cable television. You can also connect to the high-speed internet to catch up with the rest of the world.

Very Cozy House With Housekeeping+Laundry Service
Singapore, Singapore
69 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
michelle was kind to offer breakfast and prepare an iron for us which we greatly appreciated
even a small breakfast was served by her helper and she always filled up our water
[clean comfortable & convenient ]always a pleasure to stay with michelle
the room is exactly like the picture
really nice place if youre on a budget and still need a comfortable place to stay at
clean room and nice house
it's a very clean place
the room is clean and very hospitable
the room is clean and tidy
it's clean and safe and quiet
host is very nice
the landlord is enthusiasm and kind
a very good host
great host you made feel comfortable and at home
michelle was a great host
this location is perfect if you want explore to johor bahru
definitely a ideal place to stay
really feel like staying with a very close friends
this place isn't near the down town but the mrt system in singapore is so good
had a wonderful stay at michelle's place
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2. Bright room in a modern hotel close to Chinatown MRT Station (from USD 39)

Come to relax in this bright room that provides you with quick and easy access to famous eatery streets and night markets. Situated adjacent to Chinatown MRT Station, the room comes with a single bed, a table, a chair and a television, among others. There is complimentary water that you can enjoy along with premium coffee and tea in the communal kitchen.

Single Cabin,shared bathroom near Chinatown MRT
Chinatown, Singapore
146 reviews
Room in boutique hotel 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathrooms were clean and the fancy coffee maker was much appreciated
good kitchen amenities and bathroom was pretty clean
good location close to many amenities and fantastic interior from the rooms to the bathrooms to the kitchen
small but comfortable listing for a layover that allowed me to walk around town
utilitarian well-designed space with a small but comfortable bed
clean and modern plus affordable
clean space and modern
very clean and modern
it was clean and quiet
unexpected cleanliness will recommend and surely come back
host was attentive and helpful throughout the stay
staff were very friendly too :)
fang and the staff made sure that everything at the facility was going great
right in front of chinatown staff are nice kitchen and toilet are tidy
the staff is super friendly and attentive i really my stay thanks
neat and good location
great location right next to chinatown
the location was central and close to a few of my favorite spots
awesome location quiet but literally within metres of vibrancy
great location and fantastic value for money
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3. Single capsule at 7 Wonders Hostel & Cafe (from USD 20)

If you’re looking for a budget Airbnb in Singapore, then this listing might interest you. 7 Wonders Hostel & Cafe is a modern interpretation of the bed and breakfast concept. The hostel provides a capsule bed, with curtains, a computer tray, and two power sockets. You’ll also get luggage storing space, free WiFi, and free breakfast here. If you want to do your laundry, there are paid washers and dryers as well as ironing facilities. Little India, which is is of the top attractions in Singapore, is close by, and you can easily travel downtown from here through public transport. The hostel also offers free tours of Chinatown and Little India.

Single Capsule for 1
Singapore, Singapore
158 reviews
Room in hostel 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and i like the small stowable table not too big and not too small
but if you want a cheap stay and don’t mind sharing a bathroom it’s not too bad
this hostel is a great space and terrific value with privacy curtains and charging docks for every bed
definitely clean and organized
dorms are clean and comfortable
the dorm was very clean and tidy
the rooms and restrooms are clean
with that in mind it's a good deal and a clean place
the staff was very friendly here
the staff is friendly and helpful
the staff was very kind and helpful
very nice and helpful staff
the staff is very friendly and helpful
the location is convenient and safe
the location of the hostel is very good close to the metro and easily accessible
good place in a good location
nice place in a decent location
capsule hotel is an interesting alternative relatively close to city centre and value for money
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4. Modern apartment with double-glazed windows

Indulge in a pleasant stay at this apartment that features an excellent combination of modern and vintage charm. Equipped with one bedroom and one bathroom, the apartment is ideal for solo adventurers or couples. The apartment benefits from double-glazed windows that can keep the surroundings completely silent when they are shut. If you leave the windows open, you can bask in the dynamic atmosphere. Free wireless internet connection is available to keep you connected. There is also free-flowing coffee that you can enjoy throughout your stay.

West coast city view
Singapore, Singapore
14 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
great staying experience clean room and bathroom
awesome host with quick response
the host is nice and friendly
lastly adella is a great host
great host and friendly easy to communicate and great stay
adella is very kind and friendly as well~ me and my gf enjoyed our staycation throughout :)
very nice place convenient location artful room design reasonable price quite enjoy my stay here
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5. Stay in the heart of Chinatown (from USD 24)

If you like budget traveling and living in backpacker hubs, then this budget dormitory in Royal Hostel Singapore is just what you are looking for. The hostel is within walking distance to all the key attractions. You’ll have a cozy stay with a comfortable bed, free breakfast, free WiFi, and free use of the laptop. The friendly and hospitable staff here go out of their to make you feel at home. Situated near the famous Food Street, you will be spoilt for food options here. And many of the fun things to do in Singapore are also closeby.

DORMS... in the heart of Chinatown!
, Singapore
177 reviews
Room in hostel 16 Beds 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast is good we can choose toast with coffee or tea nasi lemak or othes
clean and nice to stay
place is clean albeit the small area
bed is clean and well-preapred
the beds were clean
room was nice and clean
the staff were friendly and very helpful
the staff were very helpful with everything
the hosts were very friendly and considerate
the staffs are genuinely helpful hospitable and efficient making you feel at home
also the host is very nice she show me the way get to her places
the location of this apartment is so good near to chinatown mrt station and easily to find
very good location close to many restaurants
location is perfect in the middle of chinatown right next to mrt station
located in the middle of amazing chinese eateries with 2 minutes walk to train station
location is one of the best walk distance to chinatown mrt
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6. Private room in a villa (from USD 30)

This spacious, private room in a villa, located in East Singapore, is perfect for a solo traveler. The nearest metro station is just a 10 minutes’ walk. You’ll have a bright room with modern decor, a work table, Wifi, air conditioning, bath essentials, as well as free parking space. There is a well-equipped kitchen where you can whip up your meals in case you want to save some dollars for traveling. In addition, the owners are super hosts, so you know you’ll be in good hands.

1 Super Single Bed In Private Room
Singapore, Singapore
285 reviews
Private room in villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfy bed good internet and air conditioning
the room was simple but comfortable with great air conditioning a must in singapore
room is simple clean and cool (fan and an air conditioner)
the room and bed were comfortable
nice to stay in an actual house instead of an apartment
the shared bathroom is regularly cleaned and is spotless
amazing clean place for best price
the room was very clean and quite big
the room was clean and spacious
room was cozy and whole place was super clean and cozy
nice host provided detailed instructions and info
great host and fantastic value
erin is a very nice host
the care taker is very friendly and polite
erin was a great host
great location which is near to mrt station
superb location is superb
nice house with great location
though a bit far from nearest mrt station one can take a bus ride easily from the station
good location as well
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7. Private room in a residential area (from USD 38)

Located near Woodleigh MRT, this Singapore accommodation is in a beautiful terraced home with a small garden and a pond. It is ideal for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, and small families. You will be occupying a private bedroom with a king size bed, a clean shared bathroom, and access to a kitchen if you choose to cook your meals. The room is well ventilated and furnished with all the basic amenities including fresh linens, WiFi, and a workspace.

Spacious room near Woodleigh MRT
Singapore, Singapore
354 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
aircon and wifi is also great
room was neatly organized
excellent bed and will return yuan is a very pleasant person
decent place to stay comfortable aircon kind to have my luggage stored on my check out day
extremely clean gracious host very good air conditioning
clean and spacious room
extremely clean room and bathroom
the room is clean and neat
very nice and clean accommodation
the room is clean and spacious
the host is outstanding
friendly dogs and a really nice host
the host is very hospitable and welcomes the guests and attends also the guests needs
super flexible and nice host
the accommodation and the host were equally good highly recommend
most importantly it is walking distance to the nearest bus station
location is in a cozy and safe environment near a 24 hour hawker and grocery store
the house is really comfortable for me and the location is early the bus stop
the neighboorhood its perfectly quiet and close to bus o metro stations
nice place to stay if you don't need to be centrally located
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8. A romantic room in a condominium (from USD 46)

If you like peace and quiet, stay in this cozy apartment near Singapore downtown. The spacious condo apartment, furnished with all the basic amenities, is ideal for a couple. You’ll also have access to apartment facilities such as swimming pools, a hot tub, a gym, and a children’s playground. There is a fully functional kitchen in the apartment. It is quite close to tourist attractions and is great for going sightseeing and hiking.

[Botanical Garden] Cozy Room by Beautiful Natures
Singapore, Singapore
110 reviews
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is nice with air conditionned and a magnific view on the swimming pool
nice room and amenities
the aircon in the room is a delight at night
the room is comfortable and has all the amenities needed for your stay
the room is equipped with a big bed a wardrobe and several useful items (hair dryer umbrella)
very clean and comfy house
very clean and tidy as well
the room is clean comfy and quiet
the place is clean and comfortable to stay
bathroom is also very clean
friendly and kindhearted host
harry was a lovely host
comfortable stay host was very friendly
harry was very welcoming host
the hosts are very friendly too
great location
great spot close to the subway
location is excellent you can walk to bus stops and the marymount mrt station in a few minutes
nearby is metro station (8 min by walk marymount)
great location near at hawker center or food court and also near at train and bus station
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9. Cozy room for a couple (from USD 36)

Daniel’s apartment offers a private room, large enough for two guests. The air-conditioned space is well-lit, offers free WiFi, a work desk, linen, and hot water. You can cook your meals in the well-equipped common kitchen - just buy your own supplies and you are all set. They also offer luggage drop-off facilities for early arrival or late departure. The nearest metro station, Mountbatten MRT is a 10-minute walk from here. If you like eating out, there is a small hawker center (food center) just below the apartment.

1 Bedroom - Room 1
Singapore, Singapore
116 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great air-conditioning wifi and very handy having use of washer & dryer
was great that the room had an air con
the apartment has some great extras like a washing machine a hairdryer and an iron
the wifi worked very well and everything was clean
comfortable room and amenities cold aircondition and clean overall
it was clean and convenient
the room is clean and modern
the place is clean and quite private
simple clean and good connected
very clean and nice room in apartment space
daniel was a very nice host
daniel is super nice host
thank you daniel for your kind hospitality
daniel was very responsive with questions and messages
daniel is very helpful n reply msg immediately
the location is great
location is safe and not too far from the city central and all tourist attractions
the location is very safe and convenient
ideal location to get to the gardens by the bay and access all the key attractions
daniel's place was really nice and the city center was easily reachable by bus or metro
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10. Restful single room in a terrace house

Another cheap Airbnb in Singapore that will give you the best value for your money is this single bedroom in a terrace house that’s good for two guests. The room is air-conditioned and is equipped with a working desk and two single beds with comfortable linens. You’ll have access to the shared living room, kitchen, washing area, and bathroom during your stay. Cooking and eating inside the room are discouraged. The unit is a three-minute walk away from a nearby park.

Restful Single Room in Terrace House
Singapore, Singapore
53 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
room was neat and clean
a clean comfortable room and a kind family
the house is clean and has a quiet neighborhood
yong wah’s place is a cozy clean and comfortable place
the room was extremely comfortable and clean
the host is amazing
seah were one of the best host we ever had
the host and his family are super friendly
one of the best hosts i have met
the hosts are very warm and friendly
easy access to bus stops
i loved my stay at yong wah’s place
yong's place is in a serene neighbourhood and within minutes you'll feel like you're at your own home
the room was clean and because of the bus stop nearby we could reach every destination easily
definitely a great place to stay while in singapore
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11. Great value-for-money accommodation

This great budget accommodation provides all the facilities needed for a comfortable Singaporean holiday. The apartment is close to public transport. This spacious private room with one queen size bed sleeps a single guest. There are shared bathrooms and a kitchen with a microwave, electric kettle, basic utensils, condiments, coffee, and tea. You’ll have free high-speed WiFi and free laundry services as well.

#Homely Room close to Orchard MRT
Singapore, Singapore
79 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

12. Family-friendly budget accommodation

This spacious private room, in a Maisonette house, is just right for a couple or a small family. The air-conditioned room comes with two beds, three different lights, access to a modern washroom, WiFi, hairdryer, linen, and a laptop-friendly workspace. For longer stays, they provide free cleaning service as and when required. You’ll have plenty of restaurants, family-friendly activities, food-courts, riverside parks, and convenient transport nearby.

Spacious Private Room
Singapore, Sengkang, Singapore
179 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

13. Clean and comfortable private room

This spacious master bedroom is great for a couple. If you are a group of three, the owners provide an additional single foldable mattress as well. The room is furnished with a bed, an air conditioner, study table and chair, and a wardrobe. There are common spaces including a living room, a dining room, a kitchen, and a laundry area. You can use the microwave and electric kettle in the kitchen to heat up food or make a drink for yourself. A baby bathtub is available for families with a baby.

Master Room near Paya Lebar MRT
Singapore, Singapore
77 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Loft in a quaint family-run boutique inn

If you are looking for comfortable and homely accommodation, then book this private room in Blanc Inn. The quirky loft-style design, pretty relaxing lounge, and friendly atmosphere make it the best Airbnb in Singapore for backpackers. Each room sleeps only one guest. You have all the basic amenities needed for a comfortable stay. There are three MRT stations, Lavender, Bendemeer, and Farrer Park, within walking distance.

Price Slashed, City, 23-Person, Min 7 day(1A)
Singapore, Singapore
205 reviews
Private room in loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 6 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is super fast
what is best is its wifi super fast
i found the rooms to be nice than i expected by the photos
the room is extra clean fastest wifi compare to other hostels even few hotel i stayed in before
no thrills room but it's perfect for a short stay
very clean quiet and peaceful
it was clean and accommodating
reasonable price clean and cozy
clean room and washroom as well
small room but very clean
staff is helpful and polite
the staff is very kind and helpful
staff was incredibly helpful and sweet
great place with helpful host
outstanding hospitality great job staff was very kind and helpful
nice place and good location really close to metro station
best location because near to city and airport
good location with excellent servic
this place is really cute and cozy
good location and great value for money
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15. Private condo unit with great city views

Set in an ideal location, this one-bedroom condo unit will give solo travelers a pleasant experience as it is very close to downtown and within walking distance of an MRT station. Set on the junction of Lavender and Kallang Roads, you will be steps away from many nice dining options, groceries, and shops. The unit itself is quaint yet packed with most of the amenities you’ll need for an enjoyable stay. It is an air-conditioned unit and it also comes with a TV, a bathroom with shampoo and hairdryer, a complete kitchen, bedroom and bathroom essentials, laundry facilities, and WiFi. You are also invited to enjoy the property’s well-maintained pool and gym.

Nice room with great city view at good location
Singapore, Singapore
17 reviews
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice room with superb view overlooking city
the room has a great view
the room is exactly like on the pictures with an amazing view and right beside lavender mrt
nice comfortable room with a truly great view
condo has nice amenities such as gym and pool and is very conveniently located
thank you for being a great host :)
the host is very kind and helpful
thank you for being such a great host
billy was such a helpful and friendly host totally recommended
really love the view at night the host sam is friendly & very helpful too
location is perfect
nice condo in a good and convenient location
nice place close to the mrt station
nice location with good amenities very close to the lavender mrt and a shopping mall
a good convenient place to stay when you are in singapore
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Singapore on a shoestring budget

With these affordable private rooms and hostels, a stay in Singapore becomes much more affordable. Whether you’re looking for a private room or an Airbnb Singapore apartment, plenty of options are available to you. So book a room and give in to the dazzling lights and charms of this beautiful island city-state.

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