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Monkey Surfing Backpackers Hostel

No.5-1 Jinfeng Street, Hualien City, Hualien 970, Taiwan
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Monkey Surfing Backpackers Hostel
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Ranked #17 of 101 Specialty Lodging in Hualien
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014
Per R Linkoping, Sweden
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Linkoping, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Monkey backpackers is a fresh easy going clean place well worth the money. You can walk from train station depending on how heavy backpack you have, about 1,4 km. Call before you arrive since the owner has two hostels and go between them. Owner speaks English (and Chinese of course).

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Taipei, Taiwan
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We've been stayed here two nights. The bed and bathroom were clean! The hostel located in good location. Easy to link to city and other places. It's lucky our roommates were so nice. We had good nights there!

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Berkeley, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I stayed here for 2 nights. I called the morning before I arrived to book a spot and they had space available. The hostel is really nice - nicest one I've been in. The rooms have ~10 beds (5 bunk bed units) with wooden frames and thick, comfy mattresses. Each room has a bathroom with a shower and a toilet,... More 

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Wuhan, Hubei, China
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

I just couldn't enjoy the experience more! Anson took us for food, gave us excellent trip advises and we had really nice talks! That was why I lived here for three times! It was cheap and nice.

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