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This hostel is not renovated. It is basically a CLINIC SETTING. Worse, at night, it is like a haunted house because the wind chime of the clock screams every hour. There are animals in the corridor and moves time to time. It's horrible. Horrible and ghostly experience in this crazy hostel.
Very nice. Clean. Friendly staff. Good location. For those who aren't used to no air conditioning in summer, I suggest you don't stay at a hostel. It's common practice to not offer air conditioning in a hostel. Since I am used to it, it wasn't not a problem for me.
If you're just looking for a place to crash, it is fine for that. But the atmosphere is odd and kind of creepy...I think the building used to be some kind of clinic. There was no one else staying there the few nights we were there, which was strange. When we arrived, staff members were nowhere to be found and we had to call them on the phone to get them to show up. That was pretty standard the whole time we were there--there were just never any staff around, although they were helpful enough.
Nice hostel very close to the bus terminal . A lot of great commun area. The only problem was that We meet a few insects Which was not very pleasent.
Friendly owner, they gave me some local food to try. There were towels and mineral bottle. The rooftop was nice to relax. Location is perfect, just 1-2 min to the busstation and shops (7/11, family markt, Scooter rent...). Two thing which could be better: the door was all day open, I didn't get a key and there was no locker. So I had to bring all my valuables to the beach, which is not too good either. And then there were ants everywhere. The lady said it is because of the climat. Bring spray wi
The bed was very hard, and we were woken up several times during the night.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Great location, friendly staff. The 4-person room was very peaceful even though it was Saturday evening. Our only complaint is that there was no warm water in the shower in the evening, so had to take a cold shower.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
The staff is very nice, The decoration is simple but clean. A little bit far away from Kenting main street, but it would not a problem if u had hired a motor bike. This hostel has a large common area and a sheltered garden. I spent a few days at this hostel and I had very good experience.
We stayed there for 3 nights and it was perfectly comfortable. Rooms were clean, rooftop was enough large and convenient with kitchen and laundry space. All the staff was so helpful. I will definitely choose this cozy place for next visit in Hengcheng.
Really nice people and awesome location. The dorm itself is pretty charming and the City around interesting. A lot of activities are recommendable and the stuff will help you with all of that. There english ist great btw. 5 out of 5
This hostel is unremarkable in every way. Nothing to recommend it, and nothing to discourage you from staying here... except the town of Hengchung itself, which is not a place where a lot happens. Facilities are fine, the place is large and definitely Taiwan style. There were no lockers, at least not that I saw, and they were not pointed out to me. Scooters can be rented nearby, but there is little of interest near the hostel, or in Hengchun itself... except the city wall.