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Journey Hostel

No.147 Fuguo Road, Hualien, Taiwan
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Ranked #10 of 86 Specialty lodging in Hualien
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
hp2192 Hong Kong, China
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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when i look for a hostel, i look for certain key factors to make the experience worthwhile and Journey Hostel definitely checked all the boxes and even more! here are a few highlights as to why: friendly hostess & great service? check - huge thanks to Nita, she was smiling and offering helpful tips from the moment we arrived and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in Hualien and can't rate this hostel highly enough because of the amazing staff- Nita in particular. From the moment we arrived she was organising tours, checking train times and helping us to make Green Island reservations by phone. Nothing was too much trouble and we asked a lot if questions! We enjoyed sitting out... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Dont expect confortable beds...they are very hard. But you will get really good service, the host is very helpful and speaks really well in English. She also let us leave our bags on spot so we could go cycling the east coast for a few days... Which was easier than trying to mail it... The hostel has a bar downstairs... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is one of my favourous hostels that I stayed in East Asia. 15 minutes walk from the Hualien Rail Station if you leave from the exit of the rear station. few minutes walk to the main Zhongshan Road. This is a 2-storey hostel with 5 dormitory rooms and 2 shared bathrooms with different gender. The first floor houses a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I highly recommend Journey Hostel to anyone visiting Hualien. Charlie is the BEST host anyone can ask for! The hostel is done up very nicely and the atmosphere really encourages travellers to interact with each other. Facilities and location are fantastic. There isn't anything else I would ask for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Rooms are very clean the staff is very helpful and friendly location is good 10 min walking distance to train station. The rooms and showers are very clean.............................................

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Journey hostel is excellent. The friendly staff and relaxed style makes it feel more like staying with friends than at a hostel! Nice bar in the front which is open to the street, and a relaxing courtyard with a lovely fishpond inside for those times when you want a more quiet atmosphere. Upstairs are the dorms and bathroom which are... More

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Naha, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at journey hostel. Inside the house is stylishly decoration and the rooms are comfortable and clean. We stay at a room that we can see the pond. The staff is really helpful and friendly. Give us some local rice wine to try . I'd recommend this hostel to anyone staying in Hualien!

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Address: No.147 Fuguo Road, Hualien, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Hualien
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