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City Hut 1828 Reviews

No.28, Ln. 18, Dasyue Rd., East District, Tainan, Taiwan

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197 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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City Hut is a very design (bobo-like) and confortable hostel. The kitchen is very practical and clean! Moreover, the owner, Jasmine, and her team gave us great help for suggesting hikes and organizing the adequate permits for them. Thank you again so much!

  • 6th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Overall experience was great, great ambience, and friendly/helpful/experienced staff. Only down side was the shower. Some of the shower pressure are lower especially in the morning, and the bed squeaks when you move. However, I still strongly recommend this hostel.

  • 2nd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Taiwan
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


City Hut 1828 is a wonderful place. The staff is super helpful and friendly. The interior design is artistic and welcoming with a nice large kitchen to socialize. Beds are clean and comfortable and the bathrooms are excellent. The location of City Hut 1828 is wonderful too. It's a short walk from the back of Tainan station. It's on a quiet street very close to NCKU. There are many delicious places to eat in every direction. I really enjoyed the location and the atmosphere of City Hut 1828!

  • 25th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


The staff makes the place a great place!! Close to beautiful univerity grounds.


Clean because of the commendable no shoes policy. Directions from train station were accurate but walking time a bit optimistic, 20 minutes is more realistic. Quiet due to distance from main road. No breakfast but there is a kitchen and many eateries nearby.


A very unique hostel which really uses the old features of the building to create a very retro feel throughout the hostel which is very cool. Stayed in a twin room on the top floor and still had decent WIFI. The hostel was clean and well looked after. The location is a little out of the centre and could get a bit noisy on a night with the scooters but all in would stay again..


Couldn't check-in early and had to leave our luggage unsecured in reception which I'm not keen on. The hostel was ok other than that - all the basics you'd expect, e.g. Plug socket and light by your bed and a common area. Not a buzzing atmosphere but that seems to be the norm in Taiwan and mainland China I find. Quite a long walk from the train station in the heat of the day but not a huge issue. There are nice restaurants nearby too.


I didn't realise how big this hostel was until I arrived. Because of this, it runs more like a business, than a small hostel/guesthouse. It's got a proper reception desk, with set trading hours, and you can buy things like towels, ear plugs and rent bikes. Good beds and pillows. Bathroom facilities are way better than anything you'd expect for a hostel. They even have massive rainforest shower heads. Very helpful staff. Recommended!

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