Environmental tips around every corner
While searching for budget accommodation in Singapore, you’ll find there’s several hostels in the city’s centre, all roughly in the same price range. I felt to maximize my time there, I would go somewhere which not only met my budget, but also gave back to the destination in a positive way. While searching for decent budget accommodation in Singapore, a friend referred me to the Tree In Lodge guesthouse.
Tree In Lodge – dorm room
Exchange post – leave what you don’t need, take what you do
Centrally located, and with a very similar price range to other hostels found downtown, the thing that set Tree In Lodge apart from other budget accommodation in Singapore was their very high standards for being eco-conscious. They have many green initiatives, and were even featured in a national news channel during my stay there. Check out the video and write up of their coverage)
Amazing staff with a wealth of tips, and advice during your stay
Plenty of travel resources for guests to use!
As you walk into the hostel, you immediately realize that there’s something special about this place. From the exceptionally friendly and helpful staff who will give you tips on all the cool, off-beaten-trail things to do around the city, to the fresh filtered tap water available for guests to refill their water bottles; from the helpful green-promoting tips painted on the walls all throughout the hostel, to the low-energy laundry service offered to the customers. There was even a trading post, where guests could leave unwanted baggage (from clothing, to sun screen, to half used batteries, etc) for other guests to pick up, rather than having them tossed in the waste bin. In fact, if you arrive by bicycle, you immediately get half off your stay with them (this promotion was relevant at the time of this publication, please check their website for current promotions).
Low energy laundry facilities
There’s even messages in the washrooms! No details were missed
With a very comfortable lounge for guests, and large dorm rooms, filled with lockers, and privacy drapes on the bunks, including 24-hour tea and coffee in the guest kitchen, this place makes for a very pleasant stay. As far as finding budget accommodation in Singapore that you truly feel you’re getting your money’s worth, the Tree in Lodge most certainly will provide you with a memorable experience. While making a very low carbon imprint during their stay, guests will most likely leave feeling a little more educated as to how they can make an environmental difference while continuing on in their travels.
Tree in Lodge enviro tips
Educational room names with info on local tree species of Singapore
Anyone that stays at Tree In Lodge‘s budget accommodation in Singapore will come as guests, and leave as friends… both of the staff, the patrons, and Mother Earth.
Please Note: It has come to our attention that the location listed in this post has been shut down. A new location has already opened.
We are working on a new post with alternative locations. In the meantime, please feel free to ‘contact us’ for other options.
Have you ever stayed somewhere which really made you feel good about your decision to stay there? Where was it? What made your stay so positive?