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Quezon City, Philippines
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is overdue but better late than never because Banana Hostel is one of those accommodations that are so good and such a joy to stay in that they deserve a show of appreciation. Hanging out with the staff at the end of a full day of seeing the sights around Taipei is a good way to unwind before... More 

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Thank Ruby D
LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for remembering us! We really appreciate that you gave us so good review, thanks for your time and also for your generosity. We look forward to seeing you again here:) More 

Chiang Mai
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100 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Banana hostel should change their name to Friendly Hostel. The attitude from all of its staff is extremely positive and friendly. Besides that facilities are perfect and location is excellent. The best I can say is that I will be back next time I come to Taipei.

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Thank CaldeiradaSilva
LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

That's really sweet of you to leave a perfect review for Banana Hostel:) We are looking forward to seeing you again here!! More 

Verona, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

This is the best hostel I have ever stayed in! So clean, very friendly and helpful staff, great kitchen and great privacy in shared rooms. I really like how they had the beds set up. Great use of space and privacy. It was very easy to find. I would recommend this hostel to anyone and everyone!

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Thank hugsofcourse
LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the highly recommendation and compliment here. You are very polite and friendly, and we love you too! We will try to keep good working for banana:) Welcome to visit again. More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

I've been in many hostels and what I can tell you is this is by far one of the most cleanest nicest and properly run hostels. The fact that you get free bananas is a great plus but also each room is roomie and you get to meet a lot of nice and interesting people the main room has a... More 

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Thank travelofficer
LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review!!! We appreciate your kindness and sweet words. Hope to see you again soon:P More 

Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Between us, my wife and I both have traveled a fair amount across multiple continents the past several years. On top of that, on this trip, our friend who has spent most of her adult life in Europe joined us on this Taiwan adventure. I say all that to add weight to the following statement - we were all three... More 

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Thank RobbyinAsia
LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

This must be the best review we have ever had! Really thank you for giving us such a high recommendation, it will encourage us to keep the advantage and improve the disadvantage. Thank you so much! More 

Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Starting with the pitfall: The hostel could be difficult to find the first time. Address is never advertised, and map not provided. There is a link to a video in how to get to the hostel in one of the email from hostel, be sure to watch it! Now everything else, one word: spectacular. Location is central, close to metro... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I booked here without actually knowing much about Taipei. The people that run this and the staff are really really friendly and helpful. Its modern.. it's bright and clean and its right behind a great hipster cafe area ...if you are a girl ... make sure you come with lots of money to spend! i had my own room at... More 

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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

This is a perfect hostel if you are a traveller like me: I travel alone and I always want somewhere safe, easy to find and clean. Banana had all this and more. I used their airport pick up service which was a private car arranged for me and the driver met me at the airport. For 1000ntd it was worth... More 

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1 Thank Liz D
LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Liz, thank you so much for those sweet words! You are one of our most friendly guests, we love you and we were so lucky to have you at our hostel. Wish we can host you again in the nearly future:) More 

Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I stayed at Banana Hostel like 1 year ago and I loved this hostel to death. The location, the staff, the decoration and the neighborhood were so good. That's the reason I booked this hostel without hesitation when I recently visited Taipei but I was told that the hostel relocated. No doubt, the location is nicer than the previous one.... More 

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LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Chantal, thank you so much for the review. Our female room is really small, but the bed is standard size comfy mattress, We are sorry that our room terrified you, however we posted many photos of the room on the booking website you used, and they showed how the room exact looks like. Actually heaps of our returning guests... More 

England
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51 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The location of this was fantastic, it really was around the corner from the subway, and there were cafes around the corner for a western breakfast. The staff were super friendly, rooms were really small - do book a 4 bed room as it was quieter.

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LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, and welcome back to our hostel again!! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It's the most cozy and lovely place you can stay in Taipei!Banana is a whole new, cozy, and home-like small hostel located in the central of Taipei and welcoming all travelers.We love traveling and have stayed in some nice hostels and B&B, so we wish to provide a better accommodation to travelers like us and share the traveling experience with each other.We have diffirent room type for diffirent traveler, big common room, clean bathroom, and everything contained kitchen. You can stay here with reasonable price. Hope you'll enjoy this vibrant city and lovely BANANA! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banana Hostel

Address: NO. 7 Jinshan S. Rd., Sec. 1, Taipei 10053, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Taipei
Price Range: $19 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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