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This is by far the cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in. You change your shoes at the door into complimentary slippers you change them in the shower and to go outside on the balcony. The free breakfast and bananas is a plus and the staff is incredibly friendly. I highly highly recommend this place if you're in taipei. The location is great everything is a short walk away or its right around the corner from the mrt
Very friendly staff, excellent location with good access to public transportation and restaurants. I loved the "homely" atmosphere and the beds were some of the most comfortable I've ever slept in at hostels.
The staff of banana hostel is simply great. People there are very welcoming and help out were they can. The only huge issue I had in this hostel was to gain a goodnight sleep. Out of my 5 nights, I could not sleep properly through one of them. This is partially due to disrespectful dorm mates, but I also think that the hostel is quite noisy. The big dorm is right next to the street and the female dorm is under the kitchen and besides the central hallway. :(
They are called banana hostel for a reason. They have got bananas for guest. Out of the 4 nights I was there, there was a night that has got no bananas. I asked the recept and he managed to get me one. Never felt happier than a monkey with banana. Clean room in a central location. Minutes walk from the train station. Enjoyed the stay.
The staff are incredibly friendly and knowledgeable: they offered to carry my bag up the stairs even though it weighed 25kg and they also gave me the option of moving to a room with more space (this was the same price as the room I booked, but it's nice to be in a hostel that is so flexible). The dorms offer a lot of privacy as you have a curtain that goes round in front of your bed and everything was always very clean. It was really one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
All the staff were great. The location is right next to the subway station. The breakfast has great banana bread. The shower heads are amazing. Each bunk is pretty much self enclosed so no light gets in and it really feels like your own space. Also, they are cleaning not stop it seems likes, and it shows.
I like the layout of the bunk, it provides a lot of privacy.
Banana Hostel was the cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in. The atmosphere was cute but not over the top and the staff were very friendly and helpful. It's also in a really great location. :)
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
Super friendly and amazing staff! Pick-off service to the airport extra plus.
Very comfortable hostel to stay in with semi private bunk beds. The hostel was easy to find and was in a great part of the city. We were there during Mid Autumn Festival and the staff there hosted a wonderful barbecue for all the guests.
Feels like in a big family - so welcoming, every single staff was nice and helpful, other guests were friendly too. The place was clean and lovely, there were fresh bananas supplied each day - so it was called Banana Hostel! It was comfortable and nice staying, would recommendate to others and definitely come back on next visit to Taipei.
Great and very friendly host. Very clean and very nice. 2 things: I was in the double room on the lower floor. 1. mouse in the wall. not in the hostel, not in the room. but in the wall. during the night, they made big trouble in the wall 2. the room was smelling, but everything was clean. an i am quiet sure, that the bed was also ok. i guess, it was comming from the aircon! i will come back, hopefully soon!!!! thx for the stay!!!
Great location right by Dongmen MRT station. Such a clean hostel, well thought out dorm beds with individual lights, curtains and two sockets. The bathrooms are spotless, and the staff is so meticulous with cleaning the whole place! Loved the free bananas too. Very happy with our stay and will definitely come back!
Clean hostel with new and clean facilities. Rooms are a little bit small but common area such as lounge and kitchen is big. and they also give you breakfast i love that. I will definitely stay again next time.
The best hostel I stayed at in Taiwan. Very clean, helpful staff, and in an excellent location.
Really enjoyed my stay here. Probably the most comfortable and clean hostel I've stayed at. Staff is friendly and helpful, and Yong Kang St, with its shops, restaurants, bars etc is right nearby. My only gripe was that the place was really quiet and low-key, so if you're looking for a place to party go elsewhere. Perfect if you're just trying to take it easy or travelling with friends.
Comfortable hostel. Great beds, individual 'pod-style' with their own light and universal plugs. Close to the metro. Breakfast included which was good.