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great hostel! it was clean and fun. rent a bike for the day and ride around the city, it's the best way to see the city. Kate is super fun to hand out with and she's always got great recommendations. this is the hostel to stay in for tainan!!
The owner Kate is the MOST hospitable hostel owner I have ever came across in all my travel destinations. She knows Tainan extremely well and recommended me so many things to do and eat, which even guide books won't list. She works hard to make every guest feel comfortable at the hostel and as a solo traveller this is something that I truly appreciate. The hostel itself is clean and the common room is inviting and very comfortable. There is also a very nice backyard and garden.
Really liked this place. Would stay again anytime!
Stayed here for a day longer than planned, because I didn't want to leave the people and I realised the place had too much to see! Kate is a great host, very helpful friendly and caring. Everything inside the hostel is very convenient, plenty of bathrooms and showers. Comfy lounge area to chat in at night, or have a meal! Location is great, can bicycle around Tainan easily.
Bike Tainan was sooooo warm!! All the equipment and service were very homey. I really love the place. And I do miss the night we spent together, chatting, laughing, and learning from each other. The experience is valuable. And I'm really happy that I met and got to know some new friends there.
All in all a good hostel. It is really far away from all the activities, but if you are an avid cyclist you will be able to rent some good bikes directly from the hostel. Hostel's staff and boss are really nice people, they will be happy to explain and guide you around tainan with a lot of passion. Well kept and has tons of shower facilities to go around. Cleanliness is top notched (and they can be really strict about it) =).
If I would rate this hostel from 1 to 10 I would have given it 12! Kate and May were more than helpful and it felt like a second home! This hostel is one of the reasons that I would come back to Tainan!
Very very VERY nice and funny host. Pretty cool roof terrace with outdoor showers and very pleasant garden. Feeling like home and family ! Thanks Kate ;-)
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
Kate ( the owner) gave a very good introduction of the city, and good advice on how to plan the days there. She was very helpful, and she provided me with books that provided background to the historical sites that I saw. I was particularly grateful for that, as i was a first time solo traveller. It was indeed a heartwarming stay at Bike Tainan!
I loved my stay at Bike Tainan Hostel, Kate was not only welcoming but helpful. the hostel is not difficult to get to nor is it terribly far away, but it might be a good idea to ask the bus driver to help you out. (they don't always stop at every stop). Make sure to get a map from the tourist information area in the train station. It's possible to walk (or bike) to the hostel (less than 30 minutes). Anyway, well worth the visit. Thanks Kate.
A cute little hostel situated a little outside of the city centre, so that you have to take a cab to the most important sights if you don't want to be tired from walking before even having started sightseeing. Kate, the owner, is a lovely lady and takes care of her guests like a real host. It feels homy, not so much as a hostel but almost a homestay! We loved it anyway!
It feels like home, very comfortable! Kate, Ian and May are very nice , thx for the great time !!really enjoyed the dinner with you guys!!
The owner was delightful and the community feel of Bike Tainan made it one of a kind. Tainan has a rich history and the owner went out of her way to explain it all to us and recommend all of the best sights to see. She also cooked us a delicious Lunar New Year dinner! We love Bike Tainan!
This hostel is amazing and I'm so glad I stayed here! Kate (the owner) is wonderful and the hostel felt more like a home away from home. The hostel is just off a main road where there are plenty of restaurants, convenience stores and even a supermarket! Kate would give you advice on anything, especially on where to explore in Tainan (including useful maps!). I loved this hotel and would highly recommend it! Thanks again Kate for making my Tainan visit unforgettable!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
The location of the hostel is a bit far away from the more touristy parts of Tainan, which can make it a little difficult to move around. Since Tainan does not have a convenient, regular bus schedule, you will have to bike or take a taxi everywhere. If you enjoy biking, Kate the proprietor is a wonderful and gracious host, full of knowledge, and offers very reasonable rates on bike rentals, free maps, recommendations on where to eat and what to see, and a bunch of other amenities.
Pretty far away from the city centre. Noisy traffic at nights making it uneasy to fall asleep. Definitely overpriced for Tainan.
The most helpful & inspired staff here , let you know everything about Tainan . The hostel is so clean and comfortable ! It's absolutely good choice to choose here !
I loved Bike Tainan. Kate (the owner) is such a wonderful host. It really feels like you are staying with a friend. She has excellent and detailed recommendations for what do do around Tainan, and she always works to make sure that everyone in the hostel gets to know each other!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
I had a great stay at this hostel. The staff were so lovely, and I really felt at home here. Tainan is a great city, make sure to check out the huge night market nearby.