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Stay In Old SBS Vehicles In Changi Village At A New “Bus Hotel” With Bath Tubs & Bunks

The Bus Collective in Changi Village


You’ve probably heard of pretty unique hotels around the world. There’s the glass igloos in Finland, underwater suites in Fiji, and treehouse bungalows in Bali. 

Well, guess what? Come 1st December 2023, Singapore will be rolling out its own SBS Transit bus-turned-resort whimsical hotel. Meet The Bus Collective in Changi Village.


20 rooms made from old SBS Transit buses


the bus collective hotelImage credit: LHN Group via Facebook

If you have an appreciation for kitschy aesthetics, then an overnight stay at The Bus Collective should rank high on your hit list.

things to do singaporeImage credit: Jessie Nguyen via Facebook

Over here, 20 former SBS Transit buses have been outfitted with hotel amenities such as king-sized beds, couches, flatscreen TVs, and bathtubs. At around $198/night, guests will get a compact room that fits up to 4 people, a fully stocked minibar, toiletries, and plenty of time to capture cute content for their feed.

the bus collective hotelImage credit: WTS Travel & Tour via Facebook

Some rooms come with a bunk bed on top of a regular bed that’ll be perfect for families with kids or a group of friends. 

the bus collective hotelSome rooms feature the original driver’s seat.Image credit: Susila SP Facebook

There’s no word on whether there’ll be breakfast or 24/7 room service. However, considering that Changi Village Hawker Centre is a 5-minute walk away from the hotel, a stay here remains a pretty good deal.


Book a staycation at The Bus Collective


A stay on a retired bus that’s bedecked in modern hotel facilities is probably one of the most nostalgic and unique experiences that you’ll ever get.

When you’re not fawning over how cool your room is, you can rent a bike at the GoCycling kiosk onsite for a breezy ride along the coast, set sail from Changi Sailing Club, or explore the historic Changi. The hotel offers several guided tours for guests who’d like to do more than just curl up on their comfy beds.

Room booking is now open for a stay from 1st December onwards. With only 20 rooms on the property, however, you gotta move fast before they’re all taken up.

Secure a room at The Bus Collective

Address: 5 Telok Paku Road, Singapore 508883Contact: The Bus Collective website


Cover image adapted from LHN Group & Jessie Nguyen via Facebook.

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