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First Stop Backpacker Hostel

  • Value For Money 9.4
  • Security 9.1
  • Location 8.9
  • Staff 10.0
  • Atmosphere 9.7
  • Cleanliness 10.0
  • Facilities 10.0

Property Description

First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen located at Jiufen, and it only takes 3mins walk from bus stop-Jiufen stop, 24hr convenience store, post office and tourist information center. And only 5mins walk to the famous Jiufen old street and tea house area(A-Mei tea house).
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 confortable 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.

From First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen, it’s about:
2mins walk to post office, 24hrs convenience store and 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.
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  • Value For Money 9.4
  • Security 9.1
  • Location 8.9
  • Staff 10.0
  • Atmosphere 9.7
  • Cleanliness 10.0
  • Facilities 10.0
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First Stop Backpacker Hostel Located at No.24, BaHao Ln., Ruifang Dist, New Taipei Jiufen.
First Stop Backpacker Hostel
New Taipei Jiufen 22448 No.24, BaHao Ln., Ruifang Dist
96% 93
25.1105931 121.8421542
First Stop Backpacker Hostel
    Rooms available Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

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Tue 31 May 2016 - Fri 3 Jun 2016 Change

Room Summary

Day Accommodation Price Selection Total
12% Deposit / Downpayment:
Standard Flexible Booking:
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Latest Review

" This is the best hostel that I had during my Taipei trip. The whole environment is just so great and comfortable. Amy and Ann are very friendly to guide me on the places to visit etc. "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Linen Included Free Parking Free City Maps Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Security Lockers Common Room Bicycle Parking Breakfast Not Included Air Conditioning Hot Showers Self-Catering Facilities Cable TV Outdoor Terrace Reading Light Parking Hair Dryers Ceiling Fan Washing Machine Steam Room

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Airport Transfers Bicycle Hire Towels for hire Luggage Storage 24 Hour Reception Tours/Travel Desk Shuttle Bus 24 Hour Security Housekeeping

  • Food & Drink

    Tea & Coffee Making Facilities



Age Restriction Credit Cards Not Accepted No Curfew Non Smoking

Things to Note

*Check-in time: 03:00 PM ~ 09:00 PM
*Check-out time: 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 older to keep the accommodation quality, No smoking and STRICKLY NO ALCOHOL at anywhere of our hostel.
*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.
*All the toilet paper are decomposable to goes into the toilet, not the bin.
*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

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.

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