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Meander Taipei Hostel - Ximending

Book more than 4 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.

* 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


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.


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 9.2

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    19 Mar 2020
    Such a great, clean modern hostel with very helpful staff, especially Claire who gave me a great market recommendation!
    New Zealand, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    12 Mar 2020
    Really great hostel. Really nice facilities and one of the best bed setups I’ve ever stayed in. Super friendly and helpful staff. Will definitely stay here again :)
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    06 Mar 2020
    Best hostel, I ever stayed at! Especially the bathrooms felt like a spa and the breakfast buffet with salad added to that impression. The whole hostel was sparkling clean, staff was great and the location at the fringe of Xiamen pedestrian area was also very good. They have an elevator from the 2nd to the 5th floor and it is very quiet. Well run hostel in a great area with great staff. Must be the first time, I don't find anything to complain.
    Germany, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    02 Mar 2020
    Very friendly hostel, in an excellent location, close 5o shops, lots of food and the mrt! Good breakfast and good room security
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    27 Feb 2020
    This Hostel was fantastic in basically every way! Huge thanks in particular to them for storing our bike bags for two weeks while we biked around the island. The rooms are comfy, the staff is very welcoming, and the peanut butter at breakfast is amazing..
    USA, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 10.0


    20 Feb 2020
    Yo!! This is the best hostel I’ve ever stayed in. I can’t wait to go back. There were so many chilled humans who were also super friendly. The place was ready clean and I felt so comfortable from the start. The staff greets you like you’re family and go out of their way to make you feel at home. I will only stay here when I come back to Taipei.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    19 Feb 2020
    THE MOST LUXURIOUS, FRIENDLY, HOMELY AND HELPFUL HOSTEL EVER. From heated toilet seats and soft cozy beds, to a room full of maps, must do’s and must eats! This hostel has it all and was such a treat for me to experience such luxury for a few days. The staff are incredible, they even went out of their way to find the best vegetarian food in town. Thank you for such an amazing stay!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    27 Feb 2020
    Enjoyed the atmosphere of the hostel, easy to make friends as a solo traveler. Large common spaces and nice rooms. Friendly staff. Would definitely stay here again.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    13 Oct 2020
    Good stay, very clean hostel, no breakfast, shame the hostel was so empty because of covid but enjoyed my time here. There’s also a barber at the back of the hostel who does great haircuts!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 2.0


    10 Apr 2020
    I had to check out late and left my room key at the front desk. Now this overpriced dump of “hostel” is trying to fleece me for $200NTD because they couldn’t be bothered to find their own room key. Avoid.
    USA, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • 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
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2020

    10th, Worldwide Large Hostel

  • 2020

    7th, Best solo hostel

  • 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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