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Eight Elephants & Dreaming Dragon Hostel

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1F,No.6 Jin-Jiang Street, Lane 48, Alley 4, Taipei 100, Taiwan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my first time to experience hostels in my own country, and it really impressed me. Eight elephant is a small but warm hostel, and it really makes you feel like home. Staffs here are really hospitable and easy-going. Plus, the whole atmosphere is quite relaxing. I sat on the sofa and talked with travelers from all over the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great stay at this hostel with really friendly staff. The location is great at this end of the city and is close to many attractions and the main railway station. Stayed in a twin room and it was spacious enough and clean. Entire hostel was spotless.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my third trip to Taipei, I decided to stay at the Eight ElephantsHostel with a friend. This was after all one of the top rated hostels in Taiwan (from Hostelworld), so my expectations were high. Arriving in Taipei on a midnight, this was not the most easy to find hostel (we hailed a taxi from Taipei Main Station). In... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights. First impression: very friendly and helpful staff. They welcomed you by providing a map around the hostel, highlighting some of the tourist attractions. Toilet and room are very clean. Location wise is quite convenient, 3-5 min walk to the metro. It might be a little hard to find the hostels becoz in taiwan it's considered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Eight Elephants is a great hostel in the Guting area. It is easy walking distance to many sites such as Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial, Shida night market and Daan park, as well as being right next to the Guting MRT station. The hostel itself is very clean and has all the amenities a good hostel should, such as wifi, helpful staff,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Worth of finding! Helpful staff, give you map and show you the taipei highlights plus you get a small map of the surroundings. Very handy! There is a small kitchen, fridge and you can also make your laundry here for 50NT! The showers are good functioning with hot watter, the sheets are clean. Perfect.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

After a long travel all I wanted to do was eat, shower and sleep and that's what I got and more. We checked in and they provided maps with best places to eat and all the sites with a lot of local knowledge and tips. The rooms are nice, clean and safe shared shower but clean and hot. We stayed... More 

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Taichung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I've been here twice. Always the best choice if I have a short-time trip to Taipei. Small, warm and clean. People work here are all nice and sweet.

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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I stayed at Eight Elephants for around 2 weeks and I loved it! With no itinerary in mind, I had met awesome people from all around the world and always had something to do. Eight Elephants's location is extremely convenient right next to the MRT station with 24/7 7-11 convenience stores. The staff is awesome, they are always there to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I stayed at Eight Elephants for several weeks. The staff were incredibly friendly and accommodating to my odd travel schedule, and ensured that I was able to enjoy all of the activities Taipei had to offer when I was there. I would often wake up, consult my guidebook, and then chat with whomever was working at the hostel at the... More 

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