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Formosa Backpackers Hostel

206 Jian Guo Road, Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan

85%Rating

  • 88%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 78%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

Property Information:

Our backpackers hostel has a new bar that has just open. The bar is located within the hostel, we have a Big Indoor and Outdoor common area where all the travelers, surfers and artist's meeting place ! We run our hostel by many different international nationalities, Swedish, British,Canadian,South Korea, Americans, Dutch and also the local Taiwanese.

We charge reasonable price for our guest, so they can enjoy and stay longer in Hualien with low cost and a present stay.

Because we try to keep our hostel eco-friendly, so please appeciate our facilites,and service, and don’t waste our supply and energy. We work very hard to keep the hostel clean and tidy for our guests.

Our backpackers Star Bar also host many Live music, Art show,and movie night.The location is right on the Main road in the City Centre, which is only 15 min walk from Hualien Train station (FRONT Station Exit, Where the Hualien City Downtown is), and only 5 min walk to the bar and restaurants area where the action and sport takes place!!

Artistic and laid back atmosphere is surrounding our backpacker, you can feel very relax here, our hostel is recommended by new Taiwan Lonely planet and Taiwan Rough Guide book.

Our hostel is not just a place to stay, We have English Library with over 700 books that were donated by the expats in Taiwan, they gave us books to share with the other travelers and locals.
If you like Art, writing, Painting, play djembe, music we have big living room that you can use to to play music or paint or just simply enjoy and relax.

Star bar is hit place where all the travelers meet and also you can meeting new Taiwanese friends. We also often host Art Exhibitions and art show opening party from local and international artist.
Star bar happy hour is All day long Only for our backpackers guests. All the cocktails and beer are available at our star bar.

We Welcome all the Travelers, Hippies, Backpackers, and Surfers from all over the world! Welcome to our Paradise Hostel!
Formosa Backpackers Hostel is your home away from home in Taiwan!!

Hualien is a most beautiful city in Taiwan, located just right next to the Pacific Ocean and south of Taroko National Park. This treasured natural reserve is famous for its marble gorge and many of the footpaths in Hualien were once paved with marble.

Aboriginal culture an integral part of the island's heritage and you will also have the opportunity to meet people from the Ami, Atayal and Taroko tribes!!

If you like outdoors, Hualien is the place for you, and your friends or family.
Hualien county is Taiwan's capital for outdoor activities!!

Hualien has many Biking and Hiking Trails. The ocean here has great waves for Surfing. You can ask surfing information from the hostel, lots of great surf spots on the east coast !! and you will also find many waterfalls suitable for cliff diving and lagoons for swimming in. River kayaking,rafting are also famous!

info for Travel Advice!
Info for Teaching English work in Hualien!
Info for Study Chinese at Tzu Chi University!!

Activities to do:
We Can arrange Day Tour for Taroko National Park!!!
(its Amazing Marble Gorge, Must see in Taiwan)
Whale watch tour! (now is high season)
City explore Day Tour!!!
River Rafting Fun Day Trip
Gorge River Trekking Day Trip

ALL The Tour Pick Up From Hostel
Please Reserve the room from the Website or from Phone Call,Thank you.

Close to the nature environment, explore and enjoy the trip in Hualien ! so much more you can do in Hualien, not just sight-see.

you can check our backpackers photos and info from facebook: Formosa Backpackers Hostel

English Library (Over 700 books!), 400 DVD to Watch!!
No Lock out or Curfew!!
Close to Down town,Bars,Club,and Restaurants area where all the fun and actions going on!!
Free Body Soap
Free Wireless
Free Pillowcase and bed linens
Free Hot Shower any times
Free City Map
Free Car Parking

Jichi Beach (50 min drive form Hualien city, beautiful tropical sandy beach on the Pacific Coast, the waves is perfect for the beginners!! fun waves!)

Directions
You can reach our accommodation by car, on foot or by train.
We are in the Heart of the City Centre!
Our Hostel is Great Location to be in Hualien!
Only 10 minutes walk to Downtown City Center!
Only 10 min walk to Lin- Sen Road Bars,Club and Restaurants Area!
Only 15 to 20 minutes walk from Hualien train station!
and you will reach the downtown centre area, where our backpackers located, and close all the bar and restaurants area,where the fun and actions are!

After walking directly out of the' Front Exit' of the train station -> keep walking straight and turn RIGHT on 'GUO-LIEN 1st RD.' --> Walk a short distance and turn LEFT on 'JUNG SHAN RD.' -->. After the Mc Donald's and turn RIGHT on 'JIAN JUNG St.' and turn LEFT onto 'JIAN GUO Rd.' Hooray you made it to the paradise hoste! hostel will be on the LEFT hand side across from a school, street address is : '206 JIAN GUO Rd

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  • Latest Review

    The Formosa Backpacker is a small nice Backpacker, the Backpacker is the the money definitely worth, the only things which should be better, are the showers. Sometimes you got warm then hot water or cold, thats not fun especially the hot water can burn you. The Backpacker is very familiar it´s like you stay at your friends house, the stuff is very nice and is also happy to play some rounds card games with the guests if not much is to do :) So all in all a really nice hostel. Stefan
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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine


Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included


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, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).




Formosa Backpackers Hostel Located at 206 Jian Guo Road, Hualien City, Hualien.
Formosa Backpackers Hostel
Taiwan
Hualien 970 206 Jian Guo Road, Hualien City
85% 558
23.9840960 121.6007995
Formosa Backpackers Hostel
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