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Eight Elephants & Dreaming Dragon Hostel

1F,No.6 Jin-Jiang Street, Lane 48, Alley 4, Taipei 100, Taiwan
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Ranked #3 of 159 Specialty Lodging in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Before returning to my country, a friend of mine had told me about that place. He had forgotten to tell me "It is a real paradise" haha I decided to stay over there for three days and two nights, and I admit it, "I loved it!" Managers gave me a warm welcome, the place is really clean and has everything... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend ans I spent just under two weeks at EE & DD and had a fantastic time. The staff is extremely helpful and outgoing. We were introduced to many local restaurants and even advised what to order in Chinese. Also, the vibe in the hostel is great. Many of the visitors and staff typically hang out together downstairs and... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from staying at Eight Elephants for a long weekend. This was my first time in Taipei, which turns out to be (a) not so simple to navigate without being Mandarin speaking and (b) much easier to navigate with the friendly - and proactive - guidance of the Eight Elephants' staff. For example, my coach bus back to the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now that I finally decided to write TA reviews, I can't leave out my favorite hostel of all time! Stayed at EE/DD during my entire 3-month-stay while studying Chinese in Taipei back in summer 2013 and never regretted it. Very friendly, hard-working & helpful staff, wonderful atmosphere, always clean, fast wifi and great location almost next to Guting MRT station.... More

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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First and foremost I think it's the staff that make the place, they're all super friendly, hard working and really helpful. The environment they have managed to cultivate there is really warm, and friendly. They really know to take care of the guests, introduce everyone, and make EE feel like more of a home than a hostel. The place is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Eight Elephants/Dreaming dragon is the perfect first stop for anyone coming to Taipei. It is located in a great area, and close to the MRT so that you can explore the city. The place is both clean and safe. What really makes it however, is the incredible nice service. The employees will help you find the tourist attractions, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed EE for a month to study and travel TaiPei at this summer, all staff is so helpful and friendly, they always hv happy gathering and event group the friends and guest from everywhere, made me feel not only travel in TaiPei, feel like living in TaiPei this month. Thx all lovely staffs and friendssssss, can't wait to see... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of all the hostels I have stayed at, this was the best. The staff cultivated a friendly, supportive and clean community environment. It is also in a great location--really helpful in orienting newcomers to Taipei. The spaces were well managed and the prices were more than fair. I would highly recommend this hostel whether you are a student or tourist.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights and would definitely recommend it. The common area is really cozy and welcoming and the staff is both helpful and friendly. The air conditioning downstairs (dormitory and sitting room) is great but upstairs (showers and kitchen) lacks air conditioning, which was uncomfortable in mid-august. The hostel is in a prime location, about 2 mins... More

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

my friend and i stayed here for two nights last week - we were blown away by the cleanliness, friendliness, and great facilities that awaited us. 5 stars, hands down. great decor, great atmosphere, nice staff. good AC and prime location.

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Address: 1F,No.6 Jin-Jiang Street, Lane 48, Alley 4, Taipei 100, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Taipei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Eight Elephants Hostel is a warm, friendly, cozy place for all kinds of travelers. No matter you are just short-term backpacking or long-term studying/working in Taipei. Welcome to stay in Eight Elephants with us. It is more like a homestay than a regular hostel. Our Hostel is guarded by several friendly, family-oriented staff. =) Address: Taipei City, Jin-Jiang Street, Lane 48, Alley 4, #6, 1F台北市晉江街48巷4弄6號1F Check-in time : 10:00 - 22:00Check-out time : 10:00 - 14:00(If you need to check in/out at a different time please let us know!)Please note:1) We cannot take credit cards, in Cash and in Taiwanese Dollars only.2) We don not have a lot of staff working in a day, but all the rooms should be ready before 17:00. You are welcome to hang out in our common area or come back later if your room is not ready. Thank you for understanding! =)3) We are located on a very small side street, but in a really cool university area. Please print out our directions and map. Feel free to call us from 10am to 10pm, if you need some help with the directions.Welcome to stay with us in Eight Elephants!We look forward to meeting you soon n_n ... more   less 
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