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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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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. Elevator available from 2F onwards. The lighter the packing, the better.
2. As this is an eco-friendly hostel, we encourage you to bring your own towel and toothbrush.
3. Balance is to be paid in cash or JCB credit card upon check-in.
4. Check-in is after 3pm, feel free to drop off your luggage first after 12 PM if you arrive early.
5. Front desk hours are from 12PM to 9 PM. If you will arrive after 9 PM, PLEASE INFORM US in advance with your flight number, otherwise your reservation will be cancelled as no-show.
6. Check-out before 11am. Late check-out fee is NT$200/hour for dorm and NT$500/hour for private room.
7. Smoking is strictly prohibited.
8. If no show, first night fee will be charged in accordance to the cancellation policy.

***Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, for the safety of our staff and guests, we could only host guests that have not have international travel history for the past 21 days.***

* 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

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 10.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    10 Jul 2022
    Really nice hostel very close to the Ximending shopping area. I basically didn´t encounter any issues at the place, every appliance functioned well and was clean. The staff was very friendly, approachable and gave recommendations for good places to head to in the area. I didn´t stay for long, but definitely enjoyed my stay and would book it again the next time I´d be in the area. Thumbs up!
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    28 Jun 2022
    I had such a nice stay at Meander, the location is very convenient and the staff and very nice and helpful! Definitely recommend!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    20 Feb 2021
    OH Meander Hostel - one of my favorite hostels ever. It captures the essence of Taiwanese kindness, friendliness, and hospitality. Love the space - it's so conducive to meeting others. Even though there aren't a lot of travelers right now due to Covid-19, the ones you meet are still great and the staff (Sunny, PJ, & Lin) are so helpful! Also love the location - so close to the Ximen MRT & if you're looking for excitement, you've come to the right place. TY Meander for making me feel at home.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 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
  • 9.7


    20 Dec 2021
    One of the best hostels I've ever stayed in as far as cleanliness, comfort, atmosphere.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    22 Mar 2021
    Modern design (even the toilets!), super clean and incredibly quiet. Less than 10 minutes from the MRT station and a few steps away from Ximen. Staff is not just helpful, but would always say hello and chit chat whenever you bump into them. Kudos for the "no shoes" policy. Didn't make it to 10/10, but great value for money anyway 😁, because of the spaces (bed "cabins", toilets) which are a bit cramped compared to others. Highly recommended!
    Italy, 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
  • 8.9


    13 Mar 2021
    Would recommend for young travellers. They allow guests in the common area on the ground floor. It is welcoming but probably due to the pandemic the atmosphere was silence lol. Overall a great value for the cheap price. (BTW you must go up stairs to the second floor where they have an elevater for up to 6 I believe).
    Canada, Female, 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 Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
  • 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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