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Formosa Backpackers Hostel

No.206 Jianguo Road, Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan
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Zurich, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars NEW

Very helpful staff, cosy rooms and you could spend weeks there just exploring the area and then coming home and reading books. The staff is so nice, the place so lovely decorated that you feel at home far away from home. We only stayed two nights, but will be back soon, as it was just great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked in here for one night and ended up staying nearly a week. The staff here were unbelievable, especially an incredibly helpful Sherry and Iris who were just so kind to us across our entire stay. The bedroom was really spacious (try and ask for 3B if you are a couple!) and the bed was just so comfortable -... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here a couple of days and found the place to be very good. The girl at reception helped us a lot with food etc and her advice was spot on. Room (twin) was basic but adequate. Bathroom spacious and clean. A safe choice and well priced.

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Toronto, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Cool hostel with really friendly staff. Met some good people there and was easy to rent a scooter and hit up Taroko national park and the coastline. All the facilities are decent, would definitely stay here again or recommend it to someone visiting hualien

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Hualien, Taiwan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is great backpackers to stay in Hualien.The staff there can speak very good English,and has all the travel info you need. Lots of room are new and major revocations,so it looks fresh and very cozy. The backpackers also has their own English Library ( has 800 English books that you can pick and read) also they have own bar... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Very comfortable hostel, freindly helpful staff really nice rooms a welcome change from hotels where i can feel very isolated. Staff very good witj local information and information about Toroko gorge and scooter hire for foreigners

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Taipei, Taiwan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I shared a room with other people for 1 night (400 ntd/night). The room and the beds were clean, there is wifi available, the staff were accomodating and friendly from the get go. You have bathrooms on every floor, both toilet and shower were clean. There is a small library were you can borrow books during your stay. Also, everywhere... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

In the category of 'double bed, shared bath' this is hands down the best hostel I have ever stayed in. Everything is clean, the beds are soft, the bathroom has liquid soap, showers have excellent water pressure and there are excellent places to hang out. Would strongly recommend.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

stayed two nights in a double room at a rate of NT$920 a night. the room was plainly furnished with two beds, two fans [no AC], and a reading lamp; i was told that an AC room would be NT$1000 per night, but i really didnt feel the need for it. the entire place seemed nice and clean to me,... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Our group stayed here for two nights while exploring Taroko Gorge. The rooms were basic and simple, but clean. The Hostel workers are really nice and helpful, giving advice for places to eat and bars to check out. The hostel also has a lot of activities including a piano, guitar and board games. A real nice "Indie" feel to the... More 

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Address: No.206 Jianguo Road, Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Hualien
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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