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Journey Hostel

No.147 Fuguo Road, Hualien, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although a bit of a distance from downtown, staff are welcoming and helpful and always up for a good time. Venture out into the bar during the evenings to get to know staff and other travellers. P.s. Ask them about Taiwanese Red Bull!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Location was not exactly near the train station, and given the many road junctions, I needed Google Maps to find it at first. People were amazing, and hosts know a number of interesting people around who make for great conversation. A pity there were not more rooms/beds, limiting opportunities to meet more fellow backpackers. There was all-day aircon (if needed),... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I stayed for two nights at Journey Hostel and would highly recommend it! Very clean dorm rooms and bathrooms. There are lockers available to put your valuables in (they use keys, no need to bring your own lock). The shared bathroom is very clean and has shampoo, soap. Nita, one of the hostel staff, is awesome, and the place definitely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

First and one possible negative which I might be wrong about: There seemed to be no hot water in the showers as there are no individual hot water heaters (usually flats/guest houses in Asia have them rather than a central water heater) and there seemed to be no central hot water - that would be a problem in winter but... More 

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Taguig City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was my first time staying in a hostel and it was a great experience. The staff and their friends were very friendly and great to hang out with after a full day of activities. The room was clean, bed was okay with comfy sheets. Bathroom was clean too with free soap and shampoo. You can rent a towel for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I stayed 1 night in Journey hostel. It is located between station and night market. You can arrive to both places by foot around 15 min. And you can lent bicycle for free from the hostel. I think it is valuable to stay in journey anyone who will visit hualien

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Journey hostel is a great place to base your self for exploring Hualien. It's a short 10 minute walk to the night market and 10 minutes in the other direction to the train station. The hostel is clean and very homey. My only complaint was that my room was a bit loud because of the location on the second floor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Our stay there was probably one of the best ever. While we were cycling around the island, somebody recommended us this place place and it's definitely worth the visit. Charly the owner invited us to one of his jfriends birthdays and made it an unforgettable night. And thanks for the awesome dinner and ktv party :-) best greetz the two... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

One of the bosses is a woman I met, who is nice n helpful, love the clean environment. The decoration here is interesting, Chinese yard art could be seen inside I can't complain that, but the location is not very convenient for dinning and taking transport

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Thank Stone G
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The location is really nice as it's in the middle of night market and train station. Inside the hostel, the decoration is really awesome. There is a bar so that you can grab a drink after traveling. The common area is really fantastic. There is a library for book sharing. There are different kinds of book. There is also a... More 

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