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Colorful Taiwan Hostel

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a budget traveler, I think this hostel has a really high value-performnce ratio. The dorm room (with 3 bunk beds for 6 ladies) which I stayed was very clean. Good location, it is just near the train station in Hualien. The owner, Sunny and the staff were very nice, if you wanna get some information of a day-trip tour/... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I went alone during the weekend of the Moon Festival, so the hostel had a BBQ party planned for the Sunday Night. I got to meet a lot of new people and we played eating games (not drinking games) because there was a lot of food left and everybody was full, so the loser in each game had to eat.... More 

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Egmond aan Zee, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Most important to know , Taiwan is not touristic. I have been travelling all over the country. I can tell that everybody has to make this trip in this country. People are so polite , nature is fantastic. Food is the best if you like asian food. I hope I have given you in a nutshell a very good reason... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

This hostel had everything I came to Hualien for. It's beautiful and peaceful, but fun at the same time. The rooms are spacious and have nice balconies, beds, and bathrooms. The first floor is a comfortable common room, great for meeting people, with a full kitchen. But the best thing about Colorful Taiwan Hostel is the people. Gloria is incredibly... More 

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1 Thank Gregory A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I stayed for a short 2nights. All the staff were so friendly and helpful throughout our stay. Everything was clean, convenient and they even helped us with our travel arrangements. Thank you so much for your hospitality!!! Xie xie!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Walking distance from the train station, lovely staff that will be happy to help you arrange any tours you might want to go on, clean dorms, free water - I really enjoyed my stay here and would recommend Colorful Taiwan to any backpacker visiting Hualien.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Their motto is "come as a tourist, stay as a guest, leave as a friend". I felt exactly like that – warm and homey. Good location. Located the back entrance train and bus station (to Taroko). Lots of eatery, bakery and 24 hours convenience store nearby around 10 minutes walk. Bicycle is available for rent. Stayed in female dorm –... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Colorful Taiwan Hostel was a great place to base myself in Hualien for Taroko and a trip down Highway 11. The staff is super friendly and I will echo another review on here that you will likely leave as a friend. The hostel itself is super clean with free wifi and full kitchen. It is located a few blocks behind... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The location is indeed close to the train station from where you can rent cars or scooters to go up to the taroko park. The host is gentle and quiet and very helpful with recommendations. Great place for a base to see the magical taroko park.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Colorful Taiwan Hostel is located near Hualien train station, 20-30 minutes walk away from Ziqiang Night Market, 40 minutes walk away from Hualien City. If you can cycle, they have bicycles available for rent. The hostel is clean, with a couple of common areas where you can get to know other travellers, or just spend some quiet time by yourself... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Colorful Taiwan Hostel's philosophy is to create a warm, cozy, and friendly environment for travelers of all ages. Our Aim is to introduce the beauty of colorful Taiwan and Hualien for all travelers. We want to introduce travelers from all over the world the beauty of Taiwan, particularly Hualien County. We wish to make our hostel as one of your memorable stops in Taiwan. Hualien is noted for its amazing natural attractions like Taroko Gorge, Li Yu Lake, Mukumugi, Chi-Hsing Tan BEACH, Lin Tian Mountain….etc. There are many outdoor activities to do in Hualien, including Whitewater rafting, Canyoning, firefly in spring, surfing, mountain-climbing, Biking and Hiking Trails, Whale watch tour, pedal boat, hot spring and flower farm in winter….etc. So many great places to go!!!! Explore and have fun in Hualien! What are you waiting for??!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colorful Taiwan Hostel

Address: No.121 Fuqiang Road, Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Hualien
Price Range: $31 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Colorful Taiwan Hostel 2*
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