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Monkey Surfing Backpackers Hostel Reviews

No.5-1,Jin Feng St,Hualien City, 97051,Taiwan(R.O.C), Hualien, Taiwan

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105 Total Reviews
  • 97%Value For Money
  • 97%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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A hostel as it should be! Pretty new and clean place with a big chill-out area, good kitchen, helpful staff, nice beds and bathrooms. The walk there feels a bit longer than 15 minutes, however, it's already half way to downtown Hualien, so definitely a good location if you want to check out the city (which you should!). Highly recommended.


It is my 2nd time to visit here within a year and highly recommend to all who will travel to Hualien. Easy to get the location on foot or by Taxi (if you tell the driver "Monkey surfing backpackers", they must know where it is) Just like my 2nd home away from home:) The rooms and beds are clean and comfortable, as they have a cleaner to tidy up every day. I love the common room most as can meet different travelers. You won't feel bored as Lin is a talkative & lovely staff.

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