We love this hostel! It gets our thumbs up for consistently high customer ratings and excellent quality scores.
When do you want to stay in Tainan?
Enter dates to check availability
- Search for availability & prices
- 16 Jan 2021, 3 nights
- 2 Guests
- Change Search
Best Price Guarantee
If you find a booking cheaper on any other website, we'll refund you the difference.
Hostels you'll love
12 Million reviews from our community of travelers.
Your booking is guaranteed and we don't charge any booking fees.
FuQi's in an age-old house and full of histories.A stone throwing distance to famous historical sites and temples.... More...
Refurbished from an old section of the railway station, Old Man Captain Hostel hopes to give you a one of a kind experience in Tainan.... More...
Offering cozy and clean beds, Fuqi Heping Hostel is a warm and friendly hostel that welcomes backpackers all over the world.... More...
Journey Hostel discuss youth and life.... More...
Caoji Book inn is your idea place to stay.... More...
Bike Tainan Hostel is located within biking distance of many of Tainans best tourist and shopping attractions. It is also within easy walking distance of bus station.... More...
MyDeer is very well-located in the city center. From MyDeer on foot, 3 min to 88 Anping Route Bus Stop, City Bus Stop, THSRC bus stop,7 min to Hayashi Dept. Store, Confucian Temple, Hai-An Rd.... More...
Home in Tainan is featured with comfy beds and free wifi.... More...
We are in the center of the city and just right in a 178 year old famous alley( Dui Yue Men). From Tainan train station by walk only 25 minutes, by taxi 5 minutes. There are a lot of historical sites... More...
Loft 18 is a small and warm hostel at Hai An road, a place for you to embrace Taiwanese culture and traditional food.... More...
The hosts at 365. hostel are the traveler’s local friends, also the best tour guide at the same time.... More...
Oinn Hotel&Hostel is your smart choice in Tainan.... More...
Tainan is one of Taiwan's oldest cities – it was the country's capital for 200 years. It's still an important cultural hub, with everything from cutting-edge creative districts to ancient relics lining the streets. Religious festivals fill the area around Tainan's 17th-century Confucian Temple with colour throughout the year. Under strings of paper lanterns overhead, vintage 'shophouses' have been transformed into boutiques, tiny museums and whimsical cafes. In the evening, a labyrinth of night markets serve up Taiwanese treats such as shrimp rolls and oyster omelette.
As in many Taiwanese cities, Tainan hostels tend to be welcoming and beautifully decorated. You can stay in a contemporary accommodation filled with books, a refurbished old house with cosy vintage-themed furniture, or a designer Tainan hostel filled with art. As well as free, high-speed Wi-Fi, you'll often find curtained dorm beds, personal reading lights, and complementary toiletries on offer. A couple of hostels in Tainan have a roof terrace or café, and one even has a yoga studio where you can take drop-in classes.
Tainan's central area is Anping District. This part of the city is home to historic sites such as the Dutch-era Fort Zeelandia, and food stalls galore along Old Street. The city's South District includes the Gold Coast area, known for scenic sunsets and oyster farming. Across the river from Anping, West Central District has the Blueprint Culture and Creative Park, a lively spot full of murals, boutiques and a giant robot sculpture. Found here too are the pretty, landscaped Tainan Wu Garden and lovingly updated Art Deco Hyashi Department Store.
As well as richly decorated temples, Tainan is home to unique sights like the Anping Tree House, an abandoned merchant house in the old part of the city. Overgrown by a gigantic banyan tree, it's rumoured to be haunted. See the city's thriving contemporary culture by catching a percussion show at Ten Drum Rende Creative Park. Flower Night Market has the widest range of food on offer, and fairground-style game stalls are among the most popular attractions here.
From Tainan Airport it's around an hour by bus to the city centre. Taiwan's efficient rail system means that it's easy to travel between cities – a high-speed rail train from Taipei takes less than 2 hours. Buses are a scenic way to travel around the country, and Taipei is 5 hours from Tainan by bus. To get around the city itself, you can take local buses or rent a T-Bike (Tainan's bicycle share rental scheme).