This New Hostel In Singapore Is Designed To Appeal To Millennials

Recently opened in Singapore is COO, a new boutique hostel aimed at millennials, that has a bar, a bistro, an outdoor space, and a social app.

Photography by Edward Hendricks / CI&A Photography

 

Recently opened in Singapore is COO, a new boutique hostel aimed at millennials, that has a bar, a bistro, an outdoor space, and a social app.

 

The eye-catching entrance of this Singaporean hostel is framed by metal mesh, taking cues from the metal gates of the old housing estates around the area

Photography by Edward Hendricks / CI&A Photography

The hostel was completed by Ministry of Design, and not only did they design the space, they also designed the graphics and a digital interest-matching tool aimed at connecting like-minded hostel guests. This app allows guests to book, login & chat with other guests who have the same overlapping dates and the same interests. They can also sign up for Supper Club via the app, to meet other hostel guests for a special set dinner at the Bistro.


The COO Hostel in Singapore has a bistro and bar, as well as a social app to meet other guests.

Photography by Edward Hendricks / CI&A Photography

The hostel reception area is a small space tucked away behind decorative metal mesh screens, with an elevator taking you to one of the four floors of accommodation.


This hostel reception area is a small space tucked away behind decorative metal mesh screens, with an elevator taking you to one of the four floors of accommodation.

Photography by Edward Hendricks / CI&A Photography

On the four floors of accommodation, there are 11 newly furnished rooms with bunk beds, enabling a total of 68 beds. Each bunk has a private locker, a lamp for late-night reading, quality bedding and towel, a universal socket for charging electronics and unlimited WIFI. If you happen to be a female travelling by herself, they also have female-only rooms available too.


This Singaporean hostel (COO) has four floors of accommodation, with 11 newly furnished rooms with bunk beds, enabling a total of 68 beds.

Photography by Edward Hendricks / CI&A Photography

Here’s a look at some of the graphics that explain to guests where they should place their luggage.


Wall graphics help guests to know where to put their luggage in this hostel.

Photography by Edward Hendricks / CI&A Photography

In the shared bathrooms, there are rain showers and custom-designed soap and shampoo graphics. A large back-lit mirror provides a soft glow to the room.


In the shared bathrooms, there are rain showers and custom-designed soap and shampoo graphics. A large back-lit mirror provides a soft glow to the room.

Photography by Edward Hendricks / CI&A Photography

There’s also an open private terrace just for guests, and if they want to get out and about in Singapore, the hostel also has free bike rental.


The private terrace of a hostel in Singapore has casual, relaxed seating.

Photography by Edward Hendricks / CI&A Photography

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