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Echo villa

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No. 21, Alley 168, Lane 289, Guofu St., Hualien 970, Taiwan
Echo villa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Just visited this place with friends. The host is super friendly, helpful and considerate. Ever since the confirmation of booking, arrival and even departure of the villa, the host is willing to help all the time, and is very enthusiastic to help you discover the beauty of Hualien. Hualien and Taitung have been regarded as the back garden of Taiwan.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Was recommended by my friend to stay in Echo Villa for my honeymoon trip. It was really an amazing experience and Hualien has become my favorite city in Taiwan now! The amazing host (Ah Cheng and Ah Wu), the healthy breakfast sent to the room, the warmth of the entire minsu, the road trips with recommended tour guides all contributed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Ever since my friend showed me a photo of Stellar Attic's room, I've been wanting to visit Hualien and stay in Echo Villa. Made the booking within 10 minutes after the 3 months window period opened. Ah Wu hosted us, fetching us from another minus and to the train station, and the room was extremely beautiful. With its full length... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This minsu allowed me to experience the warm hospitality in Taiwan and I could understand why my friends love Taiwan through Echo Villa. We stayed in the Zen room for one night. From the time of booking to the end of the stay, A Cheng and his assistant, Xiao Wu had been very passionate, friendly and helpful. A Cheng provided... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It's my second time to be there last month only because the very happy experience during my first travel there! Service: The boss of Echo villa A Cheng is a 'picky' man for every details about the villa. You can find small attractive thing every where. The car, the yard, the flowers, the 'spring'... A Cheng is really a warm-hearted,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

No doubt this is one of the best minsu that I had been in Taiwan. Just love the setting up of this minsu that adopting minimalist concept. I was amazed they are even giving away Locittane toiletries which is different from other minsu. Well, of course their price is on the higher side. Owners were excellent and their breakfast is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My parents and I stayed 2 nights at the Stellar Attic from 1 to 3 Aug 2014. As mentioned by some reviewers, this minus is super popular and that makes booking a bit stressful. But it was totally worth it! We love the design of the minus, our room and most of all, the warm treatment that we received from... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights in Echo Villa: one night in the Victoria room and the other in the Star Baka room; each with its own charm. The villa is decorated with fine Asian, European and vintage furniture and art, and is spotlessly clean. Kevin is a great host and his parents make a lovely breakfast which is served in your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed in the Star Baka room for one night and the Stellar Attic for one night. Each had its charm. The house overall was very comfortable. Kevin was a great host. He tried to be as helpful as he could (with his decent English). The one "problem" is that it cost about 200 TWD each way for a taxi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The design of the house is what attracts most people, glass house where you can see trees and skys. However, there are only few rooms with this view and you have to be lucky enough to book this room. And also, it is still kinda close to other houses which short of unexpected (thought its gonna be in the forest... More 

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