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“Hualien City center hotel” 4 of 5 stars
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Byeyer Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.361 Zhongshan Road, Hualien 970, Taiwan   |  
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Ranked #31 of 116 Hotels in Hualien
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“Hualien City center hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

Taking a trip to the Taroko National Park from Taipei. Decided to stay one night in Hualien instead of rushing back to Taipei.
This hotel is a good city center hotel, new, clean. Lobby very artistic with a good library of books in both Chinese & English. Grab a book and a cup of complimentary tea, sit on one of the comfy sofas and relax after a full day of sightseeing.
2 night markets in the area you can visit. You can borrow a bike from the hotel and bike to night market or city center is just 5 minutes away walking (actually downtown just consists of 3 streets, in a triangle so it's easy to manage) Loads of good restaurants and good food nearby.
Rooms are good size, clean. Not as beautiful as the lobby but I'm impressed anyways for a decent price hotel in Hualien. I would definitely recommend this hotel for anyone.
Breakfast is decent, nothing special. But good to grab something to eat before you do Taroko gorge.
Bonus, hotel offer free transporation to/from train station or airport.

Room Tip: All good rooms. Clean and generous size.
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

We decided to stay in Hualien city intead of in resorts because it's cheaper and we like the freedom of having convenience within walking distance (eg. convenient stores, restaurants, movie theatre, etc.). Our itinerary was also jam packed with 2 day tours of Hualien attrations so our focus was not resorts like the Promised Land. The location was few blocks away from the downtown core. Hualien downtown is not much of a tourist attraction but we like the convenience it offered. Also, some good stores if you want to buy some Hualien specialty foods.

The room itself was much bigger than what we are used to in Asia. Very clean, comfy bed and big bathroom. While I appreciated the decorations (pretty trendy) the lighting in the room was poor. This is my major complaint. I had to drag the lamp by the desk to my bedside in order to have enough light to read. There were lots of English TV movie channels (kudos to Taiwan in general!). The breakfast was very average, nothing outstanding.

The best thing about the hotel is the service like free bike rentals and tour bookings. Hotel also arranges complimentary train station pickup with their shuttle bus, approximately 10mins drive away. The also booked our day trips to the Taroko National Park and the white water rafting. I communicated in mandarin, so not sure how the staff's English abilities.

I would recommend and stay there again if I ever return to Hualien.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: No.361 Zhongshan Road, Hualien 970, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Hualien
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 116 Hotels in Hualien
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Byeyer Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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