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Meander Taipei

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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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 upon check-in. If credit card is required, there will be a 2% transaction fee passed on from the credit card company.
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 9.5

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Jul 2019
    Meander Taipei is absolutely the best hostel I stayed during my trip. I had planned to stay about 3 days there, but ended up staying more than a week. It is clean, safe, well-staffed, well-located (right next to Ximending), vibrant, and populous. All the staff were very helpful and I am thankful, but I want to give especial thanks to Cen Cen. Upon my request, she went through long, tedious search to find me the best price available for staying longer at Meander. Thank you so much!
    South Korea, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Jul 2019
    Claire was an excellent host for this hostel. The rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. They have lots of activities and a great common area. Very suitable for those of you in your 30s
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Jun 2019
    Second stay here, really amazing. They do several group events (shout out to Nadia (盈如), for being a great guide! Can only give my recommendations for this place.
    Denmark, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    26 Jun 2019
    No complaints - dorm rooms are some of the best I've stayed in.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Jun 2019
    I had an amazing experience with this hostel, it is probably the nicest hostel I have stayed in during my two months travelling Asia. Honestly, it feels as nice as a fancy hotel but with the social aspect of an hostel. It was extremely easy to meet people in the (big) common room, everyone is extremely friendly. Especially the staff, Claire, Nadia, Phoebe and every other members were so much fun, helpful and extremely genuine persons, you can’t ask for a better staff. I’m definitely coming back!
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    10 Jul 2019
    Hard to fault anything here. Great staff who give a lot of great tips as soon as you check in. The rooms are spacious and private, and bathrooms/showers spotless. Location initially seems a bit out of the way when you arrive, but then the Ximening area is amazing to go through at night, and it’s just down the road. Hostel itself seemed quiet when I was there, but it just depends who’s staying at the time. Definitely treat yourself and stay here!
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    02 Jul 2019
    My second time! We be back more!
    Philippines, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    28 Jun 2019
    I have never felt more welcomed at a hostel than when I checked in here. Staff were incredibly friendly, rooms were clean and comfortable. Really enjoyed the free walking tour with Nadia, who is one of the sweetest people on the planet. She went above and beyond! Delicious free breakfast with fruit. Very impressed by everything, would highly recommend
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Jul 2019
    Truly a top-class hostel. Probably the nicest facilities and most helpful staff of any hostel I've been to. Shout out to Bonnie for being incredibly kind, helpful, and welcoming :)
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    11 Jul 2019
    Great Hostel - staff is really friendly and helpful. The beds are really compfy and with a curtain you have some privacy. The common area is nice and provides a vending machine (with Beer). Area is very vivid and offers alot of restaurants and shops. Can totally recommend and will happily return
    Switzerland, Male, 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


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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