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Meander Taipei Hostel - Ximending

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

Meander strives to enrich your traveling experience with a number of tours and fun events. Meander offers its own random tours to show you our favorite but not widely known places of Taipei.

Meander Taipei is based in Ximending, which is a traverler’s favorite due to its convenient location. You can find everything you need in Ximending, with over 6000 shops, cafes, tattoo parlors, karaoke, theaters and massage centers. We are located 7 minutes walking distance from Ximen Metro exit 6, surrounded by banks, convenient stores, night market and shopping. We’re also 15 min away from Longshan Temple and the Monka district, which is one of the oldest and most historical parts of Taipei.

We are always looking for fun and interesting people to join the Meander Crew. Part time, full time and work-exchange program available! Monthly rate is also available.

Check out the video in our confirmation email for directions to our hostel!

Things to Note:
1. No elevator available at Meander. The lighter the packing, the better.
2. Please bring your own towel and toothbrush.
3. Balance is to be paid in cash or credit card upon check-in.
4. Check-in is after 3pm, feel free to drop off your luggage first.
5. Front desk hours are from 7am to 11pm. If you will arrive after 10pm, PLEASE EMAIL US in advance with your flight number, otherwise your reservation will be cancelled as no-show.
6. Check-out is 7am to 11am. Late check-out will result in NT200 hourly charge.
7. Smoking is strictly prohibited. Food and beverage are limited to common area.
8. First night fee will be charged in accordance to cancellation policy.

Amenities
* One of the largest common area in Taipei
* 24-hour access with secured key card
* Single key card to access both personal locker and room
* Free Wi-Fi
* Air conditioning, adapter and reading lights
* Complimentary linens, shampoo and shower gel
* Luggage storage available View House Rules

Overview

With one of the largest common areas of any hostel in the city, Meander Taipei is all about sharing stories and making friends with fellow travellers. Tuck into our free daily breakfast before getting to know the local area on one of our walking tours of the neighbourhood. Other daily activities include hiking trips or a cooking exchange. Up on our laid-back rooftop terrace, you can take time out from exploring to enjoy a spot of sunbathing. Get a group together for drinks under the stars in the evening.

Location

We're based in Ximending, the city’s buzzing centre for fashion and entertainment. It's bursting with more than 6,000 stores, cafés and theatres. MRT Ximen Station is a 10-minute walk away, giving you easy access to the rest of the city and major transport hubs. From Taoyuan Airport, you can reach us in just under an hour via the train. Historic sights like the Longshan Temple and the Monka district are both within walking distance. Or head to Huaxi Street Night Market (also known as Snake Alley) to try some tasty street food.

Rooms and Dorms

When you check in, you’ll be given a keycard that opens the front door, your dorm room and your personal storage locker. Dorms are mixed or female-only and bunks come with personal reading lights and universal power plug adaptors. Some private and shared bathrooms have added luxe touches like rain showers, whirlpools and bidets. Book a private room with an en-suite, or splash out on a deluxe double with an in-room bathtub – that’s certainly one for Insta!

Extras and activities

Our sleek, modern interiors look like something straight out of a Scandi design catalogue. Figure out your sightseeing itinerary on the chalkboard map in our lounge or show off your skills at the foosball table in our funky games room. If you’ve been on the road for a while, you’re sure to appreciate our on-site washing and drying facilities.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.5


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    28 Dec 2019
    This place was great! I only stayed one night but they had everything I needed. It was clean and comfortable, and the staff were super friendly and helpful! I would definitely stay here again a next time I’m in Taipei.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    26 Dec 2019
    I enjoyed my time here at the hostel. The staff are super helpful of recommendations on where to explore. They have a list of places to eat and things to do!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Dec 2019
    One of the best hostels that I have ever stayed. The staff and the People were amazing and so friendly! I think that this is the place to make friends and really good for who is traveling alone. also the facilities were really good and there where lot of bathroom and there are also an items that can be used like ear muffs, petticoats, bathing cap and more. In addition the Hostel organized a really invested Christmas party. Thank u for an amazing experience!
    Israel, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    20 Dec 2019
    My second time staying ar Meander and it never fails! Such a great hostel, nice staff, clean rooms and facilities, lots of lovely other backpackers to make friends with and party with! Thanks guys for having me for the second time :) Sarah x
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Dec 2019
    I had such a good experience here that I canceled the airbnb I had booked for my remaining week in Taiwan and booked another week at the hostel. Great place to meet fellow travellers!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Dec 2019
    Lovely place and staff were amazing!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 Jan 2020
    Great social hostel with very friendly staff. Great facilities including hair conditioner, cotton buds and hair ties. Only downside is the ventilation/air quality in the dorms can be stuffy/not fresh. But I would stay here again.
    Scotland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    18 Dec 2019
    Loved staying here, the location is great, would stay here again!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    03 Jan 2020
    Can't fault the hostel. Fantastic location, great shower and comfortable bed.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 5.1

    Rating

    27 Dec 2019
    The staff is very rude and lied to us about a manager being on site when we asked to speak to one. They claimed she wasn't available but we later learned she was on site the whole time and just avoiding addressing our issues.
    Israel, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2019

    5th, Worldwide Large Hostel

  • 2018

    6th, Worldwide Large Hostel

  • 2017

    9th, Worldwide Large Hostel

  • 2016

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Taipei

  • 2016

    2nd, Worldwide Large Hostel

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