【 Travel 】Stay at These 6 Amazing Hostels in Taipei

For solo adventurers who are on a budget and are down for meeting new friends , staying at a hostel is an ideal solution ! In this article we’ve listed 6 amazing hostels located in downtown Taipei that are definitely worth spending a night at . Let’s go over them !

1 . Flip Flop Hostel

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Flip Flop Hostel nestles at one of the best locations in Taipei , a couple of steps away from Taipei Main Station . Warmed up with hospitality , this homey spot is decorated with wall art done by worldwide artists , giving it a creative , trendy ambiance . It’s also got a cozy common area and an outdoor garden for guests to hang out . They have rooms from 4 bed dorms , 6 bed dorms to single rooms and twin rooms . Great for groupies , couples and individuals . Totally worth every penny .

2 . Meander Hostel

Step foot into the Meander Hostel , a guesthouse situated in one of the busiest shopping districts in Taipei , Ximending . Perfectly designed , the blend of the color white and the wooden texture of its rooms gives it a taste of simplicity . Their expansive common area is what they boast for — filled with games , darts and table football to play with other travelers . They also have a rooftop zone where exciting events are held time to time . Rooms come in all sorts : 8 bed dorms , 4 bed dorms , standard double ensuite , single room , twin room , triple room , quad room and double room . To start the day , they also offer a mini breakfast bar , serving fruits , toasts , buns and drinks . Immerse yourself in this welcoming , sociable place after a day of pushing and shoving in the crowded streets of Ximending !

  • Services : includes breakfast , free wifi , airport shuttle , laundry , luggage storage
  • Address : No. 163, Chengdu Road, Wanhua District , 108 Taipei, Taiwan
  • Phone :  +886-2-23831334
  • Official Website : https://www.staymeander.com/meandertaipei/en/

3 . Star Hostel

Set in a commercial area , the Star Hostel is only a 7 minute-walk from Taipei Main Station and is easily accessible to public transport . It features a peaceful , serene lounge for travelers to relax and mingle with others . With an entire wall of glass windows , the lobby is well-lit with sunlight , adding a natural vibe together with the greenery .

They have various types of rooms , from single , double , twin , triple , family private rooms to 8 and 6 bed dormitories . Events are held free of charge almost everyday at the common area , from DIY bubble tea lessons to Nintendo Switch game nights . What’s better is you can wake up the next morning with hearty breakfast and a cup of fresh brewed coffee waiting for you at the Star Cafe . Spend a night here and you’re sure to have a blast !

( NOTE : minimum age for dormitory is 18 years old . )

  • Services : includes breakfast , free wifi , in-hostel stores , laundry , luggage storage
  • Address : 4F, No.50, Huayin St, Datong Dist, Taipei
  • Phone : +886 2 2556-2015
  • Official Website : https://www.starhostel.com.tw/home

4 . Homey Hostel

Located right next to Ningxia night market , Homey Hostel has way more to offer than a room to rest . Unlike any ordinary hostel , this place is more like a cultural hub with an international environment . They plan activities such as language exchange , calligraphy workshops , walking tours and traditional Taiwanese cuisine cooking sessions , allowing foreigners to gain a deeper insight of Taiwan . Their rooms vary from shared dormitories of 10 , 8 , 6 or 4 people and private single , twin , double , triple and quad rooms , each fully equipped with daily necessities such as international plug sockets , lockable storage , bed linen , blankets , comfy pillows , etc. If you’re an event-goer and are desperate to meet other travel buddies , be sure to stay over at the Homey Hostel !

  • Services : includes breakfast , luggage storage , laundry , bike rental , airport shuttle
  • Address : 7F No. 180號, Chang’an West Road, Datong District, Taipei City, 103
  • Phone : +886 2 2550-4499
  • Official Website : https://www.homeyhostel.com/

5 . UZ Hostel

UZ Hostel ensures you a whole new accommodation experience . I’ve slept here once and it has become one of my favorite hostels ever since . This spacecraft themed paradise immediately brings you to outer-space the second you step in , providing you a private ” spaceship ” to sleep in . Every capsule is highly secured , requiring a key card to access . Inside , it’s got everything you need — a pull-out table , USB chargers , power sockets , a flat-screen TV and different kinds of lighting . It also includes a coupon for a simple Mc Donald breakfast nearby . Stop by at the UZ Hostel to start your adventure in the modern metropolis !

  • Services : includes breakfast , free wifi , luggage storage , laundry , airport shuttle
  • Address :  b1, No. 22號, Lane 50, Section 1, Zhongshan Road, Banqiao District, New Taipei City, 220
  • Phone : +886 2 6637-0603
  • Official Website : http://www.uzhostel.com/en/travel.php

6 . Apartment 10 F

This cozy hostel is hidden in Ming Cheng Building , a 3-minute walk from the Taoyuan Airport MRT . The moment you enter Apartment 10 F , you might think you’ve been teleported to the MUJI showroom . The whole space is designed in a minimalist style , removing any excess detail . Simple , clean , elegant and pure are four adjectives that best describes the place .

Room options here include single , double , twin , triple private rooms and a 8-10 bed dorm room . A free nutritious breakfast bar is also open to guests during the morning , serving toasts , jams , buns and seasonal fruit . A coffee machine is also available for coffee lovers . Feel at ease at Apartment 10 F , the perfect spot for travelers to relax and recharge .

( NOTE : minimum age for dormitory is 18 years old . )

  • Services : includes breakfast , free wifi , luggage storage , laundry
  • Address : 10F-1, No. 1, Sec. 1 Chongqing North Road, Datong District, Taipei
  • Phone : +886 2 2559-7605
  • Official Website : https://www.apt10f.com/
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