Best 11 Backpacker Hostel in Taipei City, Taiwan

For most backpackers looking for the best accommodations while tripping in Taipei City, is there any cheapest choice instead of luxury? Yes, of course! In this article, I’m going to share the best hostels info for you in Taipei City.

What You Need to Know About Taipei City

Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan, also the most popular city that attracts millions of people. You can go to Taipei by MRT, railway, or bus; all transports will stop at the major transportation center, “Taipei Train Station.”

As a backpacker in this convenient big city, you can find many accommodations near Taipei Train Station, especially Ximending.

Ximending is a famous shopping street where you can see many teenagers, and many restaurants, coffee shops, theaters, clothes shops. You can check-in at the hostel nearby and enjoy the nightlife in Ximending or Xinyi (Taipei 101).

After one night at Ximending, you can expand your trip route around the city, to Tamsui, Jiufen, East Taiwan, etc.

I put some accommodations info below; you can check the hotel info via Google Maps link. In addition, each hostel provides hotel platform links like coupons, or you can get a discount via the links in this article.

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Taipei Hostel | Ximen Duckstay Hostel

Taipei hostel-Ximen Duckstay Hostel

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Why recommend: A stay at Ximen Duckstay Hostel places you in the heart of Taipei, within a 10-minute walk of Lungshan Temple and Huaxi Street Night Market. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and luggage storage. In addition, a roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

Taipei Hostel | Star Box Hostel

Taipei hostel-Star Box Hostel

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Why recommend: Situated in Datong District, a 10-minute walk from Taipei Main Station and MRT Zhongshan Station, Starbox Hostel offers warm accommodation with breakfast in Taipei. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property. The famous night market with local specialties, Ningxia Night market, is only 400 meters away. Star Box Hostel is 1 km from the traditional Yongle Market, 1.5 km from Dihua Street, and 1.6 km from Q Square.

The nearest airport is Taipei Songshan Airport, 4 km away. For guests who would like to relax and spend their leisure time enjoying the sunset, Dadaocheng Pier is 1 km away from the property. Local bicycle rental service, YouBike, can be found around the property. At the same time, guests can also take a direct bus to visit National Palace Museum. The property has female-only dormitory rooms, mixed dormitory rooms, and private guest rooms. Every room is air-conditioned. Each bed in dormitory rooms is fitted with a private curtain, hangers, personal locker, and socket.

The shared bathroom comes with shower facilities, hairdryers, and coin-operated washing machines. The private bathroom is set in certain room types. For guests’ convenience, chargeable airport shuttle, toiletries with extra fees, transportation arrangement, and delivery service are available based on request.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Other facilities include a tour desk, a TV area, and a sitting room. We provide breakfast, and the time is from 07:00 to 11:00. Every guest can enjoy complimentary water as well.

Taipei Hostel | Taipei Taipei Hostel

Taipei hostel-Taipei Taipei Hostel

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Why recommend: With a stay at Taipei Taipei Hostel, you’ll be centrally located in Taipei, just a 5-minute walk from National Taiwan Museum and 7 minutes by foot from Presidential Office Building. Featured amenities include a computer station, luggage storage, and laundry facilities.

Taipei Hostel | Angels’ Hostel (Taipei Ximen)

Taipei hostel-Angels' Hostel -Taipei Ximen

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Why recommend: With a stay at Angels’ Hostel -Taipei Ximen in Taipei (Zhongzheng), you’ll be within a 5-minute walk of the National Taiwan Museum and Presidential Office Building. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services.

Taipei Hostel | TW Hostel & Cafe

Taipei hostel-TW Hostel & Cafe

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Why recommend: Located in Taipei (Ximending), TW Hostel & Cafe is within a 10-minute walk of The Red House and Dihua Street. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a water dispenser.

Taipei Hostel | LuckyOne Hostel

Taipei hostel-Luckyone Hostel

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Why recommend: Located in Taipei (Datong), LuckyOne Hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Dihua Street and Taipei Confucius Temple. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a water dispenser. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Taipei Hostel | SleepBox Hotel-Ximen

Taipei hostel-Sleepbox Hotel-Ximen

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Why recommend: With a stay at SleepBox Hotel-Ximen, you’ll be centrally located in Taipei, within a 5-minute walk of the National Taiwan Museum and Presidential Office Building. Featured amenities include express check-out, luggage storage, and laundry facilities.

Taipei Hostel | C U Hotel Taipei

Taipei hostel-C U Hotel Taipei

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Why recommend: Located in Taipei (Datong), CU Hotel Taipei is a 3-minute walk from Ningxia Night Market and 8 minutes by foot from Dihua Street. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in. In addition, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Taipei Hostel | Here There Hostel Taipei

Taipei hostel-Here There Hostel Taipei

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Why recommend: With a stay at Here x There Hostel Taipei Station, you’ll be centrally located in Taipei, just a 4-minute walk from National Taiwan Museum and 10 minutes by foot from Presidential Office Building. Featured amenities include luggage storage, a water dispenser, and lockers. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

Taipei Hostel | I Play Inn

Taipei hostel-I Play Inn

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Why recommend: Located in Taipei (Ximending), I PLAY INN is within a 10-minute walk of The Red House and Dihua Street. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and multilingual staff.

Taipei Hostel | 109 Hostel

Taipei hostel-Taipei 109 Hostel

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Why recommend: Property Location In the heart of Taipei, 109 Hostel Taipei is within a 5-minute drive of the National Taiwan Museum and Lungshan Temple. This hostel is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall.

Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 6 individually decorated guest rooms featuring refrigerators and LED televisions. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while video-game consoles and digital programming provide entertainment. Bathrooms feature showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as coffee\/tea makers and rice cookers.

Amenities Use convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, a television in a common area, and tour\/ticket assistance. Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, luggage storage, and an elevator. Before you go, if you have 2 years old children or younger, please let us know. We allow your children to stay free in the guardian’s room, using existing bedding.

Fees The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in, or check-out. Rollaway bed fee: TWD 600 per night Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 7 percent. The above list may not be comprehensive.

Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change. Mandatory Fees and Taxes You’ll ask to pay the following charges at the property: Deposit: TWD 300.0 per stay. Towels sheets: TWD 50 per person, per night. We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

However, charges can vary, such as length of stay or the room you book.