ACCOMMODATION AT YO:HA HOSTEL @ PEARL'S HILL

Overview

CONVENIENT ACCOMMODATION WITH PROXIMITY TO UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AT CULTURALLY VIBRANT DISTRICT

SMU has procured the lease of 44 apartments from an established local hostel operator, EM Services Pte Ltd, with the aim of providing alternative accommodation to SMU's students at competitive rental. The 44 apartments are on the top-most 2 floors in the 12-storey tall building located at the hilltop of Pearl’s Hill, coined by the operator as yo:HA Hostel @ Pearl’s Hill. The apartments comprise 162 bed spaces for students to choose from and apply.

 

LOCATION AND SURROUNDING

yo:HA Hostel @ Pearl’s Hill located at 201 Pearl’s Hill Terrace offers tranquility and panoramic view of the Central Business District, with surrounding lush greenery. The operator has converted the 12-storey public housing building into a commercial hostel providing accompanying lifestyle facilities such as a gym, basketball court, badminton court and BBQ pits.

The accommodation at Pearl’s Hill Terrace is sited in the heart of the bustling and vibrant Chinatown.  It is a stone's throw away from the popular food centre, People’s Park Complex Food Centre. Close by are amenities including shopping malls where daily necessities and sundries are available.

Transportation to school can never be so convenient, as Chinatown MRT Station and the public bus-stop are within 5 minutes’ walk to the accommodation.  The Chinatown MRT Station is just two stops away from Dhoby Ghuat MRT Station, the nearest MRT Station to the university.  And travelling by public bus is a short distance of just 4 bus-stops away to reach SMU. Chinatown district is also a popular tourist destination and a must see for those who are keen on exploring and knowing more about Chinese culture. 

 
  
 

TYPES OF ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE

The accommodation at 201 Pearl’s Hill Terrace offers you the choice as follows:

  • Twin sharing in a one-bedroom apartment with provision of two single beds.
  • Quadruple sharing in a two-bedroom apartment with provision of two single beds in each room.

* You may wish to note that the two-bedroom quad-sharing apartment mentioned in yo:HA hostel@pearl's hill (external landlord) website means 4 persons to a room (on double deck/bunk beds) making it a total of 8 persons per apartment. SMU's two-bedroom quad-sharing apartment operates differently - it's two persons sharing one room (on 2 seperate beds) making it a total of maximum 4 persons per apartment.

Each apartment is furnished with:

·      Air-conditioning for bedroom only

·      Single beds with mattresses (Bedsheet, pillow, pillow case and blanket provided for each bed) 

Kindly note that if you are staying for a short term lease of less than 4 months, the bedsheet, pillow, pillow case and blanket would not be provided. Alternatively, you may purchase these items from the site office if you wish to do so.

.      Free WIFI provided  

·      Wardrobe with lockset

·      Study Table with Chair

·      Dining Table with 2 or 4 chairs

·      Sofa settee and coffee table

·      TV Cabinet

·      Curtains for windows

·      Wall Fan for living area

·      Table lamp

·      32 inch TV

·      Microwave oven and induction cooker

·      Washing machine

·      Refrigerator

·      Instant water heater

·      Hanging bamboo rack with bamboo poles (For drying wet clothes)

 

One-bedroom floor plan 

* Kindly note that the above floorplan is not drawn to scale and is provided for reference and illustration purposes only. The orientation of the furniture may vary with each apartment depending on configuration.

 

 

 Two-bedroom floor plan 

 

* Kindly note that the above floorplan is not drawn to scale and is provided for reference and illustration purposes only. The orientation of the furniture may vary with each apartment depending on configuration.

 

Living Area

Artist's Impression only.

 

Kitchen Area

Artist Impression only.

Artist Impression only.

 

Bedroom Area

Artist Impression only.

*Kindly note that the above pictures of the apartment has been provided purely for reference and illustration purposes. The orientation of the furniture may vary with each apartment depending on configuration. The feel and look of the furniture that will be provided may also differ from the pictures. The items to be provided for each apartment have been clearly listed above, and any other items seen in the pictures above are purely decorative in nature and would not be provided along with the apartment.

Due to the tropical climate of Singapore and the development’s proximity to lush greenery, the presence of bugs and insects such as ants, cockroaches and lizards in the apartments are not uncommon. 

Last updated on 2 Jun 2017.