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First Stop Backpacker Hostel

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9.2
Superb 121 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.2
  • Security 9.4
  • Location 8.8
  • Staff 9.4
  • Atmosphere 9.0
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 9.2
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9.2
Superb 121 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.2
  • Security 9.4
  • Location 8.8
  • Staff 9.4
  • Atmosphere 9.0
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 9.2
First Stop Backpacker Hostel Located at No.24, BaHao Ln., Ruifang Dist, New Taipei Jiufen.
First Stop Backpacker Hostel
Taiwan
New Taipei Jiufen 22448 No.24, BaHao Ln., Ruifang Dist
92% 121
25.1105931 121.8421542
First Stop Backpacker Hostel
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  • Anonymous
  • Singapore, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
10th Jan 2017
9.7

Easy to locate with the help of the locals and signage but be prepared for some stairs. Homemade Taiwanese breakfast was the reason to wake up to in the cold! Having it at the glass house with a view was another reason. Our roommates were very friendly and we had a great night talking in our common room. The cats are adorable too! Pretty much any information you need can be found by asking. It definitely set the bar high for other hostels!

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  • Anonymous
  • Singapore, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
20th Nov 2016
10.0

Excellent hostel! Clean, great hosts, great home-made breakfast eaten in a wonderful little glass house overlooking the coast! I couldn't believe it was a hostel at times! Friendly hosts as well, one night was way too short, until the next time!

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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
19th Nov 2016
10.0

Amy and Ann are amazing. I felt beyond welcome here, and I loved the quiet, off-the-beaten-path feel of this hostel. It's a short walk to the main streets of Jiufen, and the views overlooking the valley from the hostel are incredible. They made Taiwanese breakfast, and Amy even sent me with some to go when I went up Keelung. The hostel was clean and simple. The gals have binders of info. and pictures of destinations in Jiufen and beyond. I cannot speak highly enough of their hospitality.

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  • SupeScoot
  • England, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 11 reviews
9th Nov 2016
9.1

Really sweet place found at the bottom of Jiufen, close to the teahouses and main action of it all. Really comfortable beds, good lockers and lovely breakfast, everything you need. The staff give you great recommendations on day trips and where to eat and where to go and they have a lovely glass house where you can hangout.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
12th Sep 2016
8.0

Jiufen is very beautiful and perfect for a calm stay in the north of Taiwan. The hosts, Amy and Ann, were very helpful and had many recommendations for us. We would stay there again if we went back to Taiwan.

    • 8.0Value For Money
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    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
21st Aug 2016
10.0

Perfect place to stay and relax. I originally planned to stay for a night but ended up staying there for two nights. The view of the sunset from the hostel is amazing. Amy and Ann, the owners, are the best hosts I ever met so far. They know their area very well and can help you plan out your days and see the best of the north coast. They are also very friendly and interesting to talk to. Traditional homemade breakfast is absolutely awesome. The best hostel I ever stayed so far.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
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    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
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