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First Stop Backpacker Hostel

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen located at Jiufen, and it only takes 3mins walk from bus stop-Jiufen stop,post office(24hr ATM) and Jiufen tourist information center. And only 5mins walk to the famous Jiufen old street/MAIN street and tea house area(A-Mei tea house/Shen-Ping theater).
First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen has the only glass house in Jiufen town with amazing mountain and sea view. Here we offer huge public area that guests can take break and get to know each other; and our ECO, clean and comfortable accommodation area makes all our guests feel like home! Our warm welcome to all guests to be here and experience the mountain town of stairs and feeling the beauty of connected of mountain and sea. FREE hand-made Taiwan style breakfast provided every day!(menu changes every day!)

From First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen, it’s about:
2mins walk to post office, 24hrs convenience store and Jiufen tourist information center;
5mins walk to Jiufen Old Street, Seng-Ping theater and A-Mei tea house and tea house street;
10mins to Ruifang;
15mins to Jinguashi-Gold Museum;
20mins to Cat Village-Houtong (Pingxi Line), Badouzih, NMMST;
30mins to Jinguashi-Shuinandong(Yin-Yang Sea/13-Level refining and smelting factory and Gold Waterfall), Sandiaoling (Pingxi Line);
40mins to Shifen (Pingxi Line), Keelung CBD/Keelung Harbour/Keelung Miao-Kou night market, Long-Dong/Bitou cape(Northeast of Taiwan);
50mins to Pingxi, Jingtong (Pingixi Line), Fulong, Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area;
60mins to Taipei Main Station;
60-80mins to Waiao, Jiaoxi, Yilan, Luodong, Suao
2-3hr to Hualien;

Keelung harbor is also an important harbor in Taiwan, which allow you join cruise to/from Xiamen, Mazhu, Hualien, Naha, Ryukyu,Ishigaki, Yonaguni Island. Or you can transfer bus at Keelung to the famous Yeliu Geo Park or other spots at north of Taiwan.

We wish to provide a HOME that our guests can having break and recharge; a warm, quiet home without crowed and noises that can make people confortable and even communicate with our mother nature more clearly. Our hostel is not located IN Jiufen Old Street. We don’t have busy traffic here, or crowed tourists walking pass. We are only 5mins walk away with great environment and convenience location where you can experience the REAL quiet Jiufen. We can chat, communicate, exchange information or relax our mind in our glass house.
We want not only share our beauty of Taiwan, but also share spirits: the sharing attitude of traveller, a projection of emotion, a passion of love of our hometown,Taiwan.
As we are also backpackers, we understand what backpackers would need; we do our best to offer clean and comfortable home, rich travel information, extra shoe dryer and shower gel/ shampoo for our guests.
Although you are traveling, but whenever you back to First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen, it's just like back to your HOME.
We look forward to seeing you in the upcoming future!

* We are a hostel. Please bring your own toiletry as we don't provide that. Or, you can purchase them at our hostel.(towels for rent)
* Jiufen town is built along mountains, you'll find 'stairs' everywhere as the most important symbol in Jiufen; we highly recommend you to leave your heavy luggage or suitcases in other places or in/near Ruifang train station. Please only bring simple and light personal luggage with you when you come to Jiufen.
* The balance to be paid when check-in is in CASH(Taiwan dollar only).
* Please make sure you are fully read and understand all our information on web-page BEFORE you make reservation.
Find Jiufen police station and take the stairs path under the red archway across the street(which means the other side of Jiufen police station), you'll find us within 2mins.(just follow our sign all the way down)
***Our office opening hour 08:00-12:00 ; 15:00-22:00 / check in time is 15:00-21:00. Please make sure you avoid our office closing time and make sure you don't miss out our check in time. Failed to check in during check in time, we have the rights to refuse check in.
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Sat 23 Sep 2017 - Tue 26 Sep 2017 Change

Room Summary

Sat 23rd September 2017 - Tue 26th September 2017

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Linen Included
  • Free Parking
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Internet Access
  • Security Lockers
  • Common Room
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Adaptors
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Not Included
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Postal Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Things to Note

*Check-in time: 03:00 PM ~ 09:00 PM
*Check-out time: 07:00AM ~ 11:00 AM
*FREE Breakfast serving time: 08:00 AM ~10:00 AM
*Guests over 2 people(include 2 people), the leader of that group is responsible for telling every single member of the group the details of accommodation policy and the terms of booking system.
*Guests have to give TWD$500/pp as deposit to host when arrival; when checking out, deposit will be return after the room and facilities been checked and there’s no violation of accommodation policy; if not, the deposit will be taken as fine.
*We will need to check your ID or Passport when you check-in.
*Remember to lower your volume after 10:00 PM.
*No playing poker cards or table games after 10:00 PM.
*some public areas have open hour limited, please notice.
*Guests who has damaged any facilities or items are required to compensate for the damage or lost.
*As we do provide private locker for everyone, so we do not take responsibility of any missing.
*In order to keep the accommodation quality, No smoking and STRICKLY NO ALCOHOL.
*Except the glass house and public areas of the main building (the white flat house with white tiles), food and drinks are prohibited at all other buildings. (Except drinking water; If you have further questions, please ask us.) Please help us to keep the environment of our old traditional buildings clean.
*Pets are not allowed.
*Please keep the environment and rooms clean.
*Please do not leave your personal staff at public area ; we do not take responsibility of any missing.
*Before you throw anything away, make sure you recycle everything with the recycle sign ; And remember to dump the food waste into the food waste bin inside the kitchen. Please observe and obey the trash recycling policy in our country.
*Guests are prohibited in any act of violation of law, if discovered will be report to police processing.

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Only rates

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay

Non-refundable rates

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

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" Very clean,comfortable and delicious home cook breakfast. "

- Anonymous
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