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Life is like a BOX of Chocolates

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436 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

'Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get.'

There will be events holding regularly for you to meet friends!
It looks like a hostel, but more than a hostel.

Welcome to the BOX of Chocolates!

Unlike normal share houses, we provide anything you will need with your stay: bed linen/ towel changed weekly, shower gel/ shampoo/ hair conditioner, even breakfast!

We are located right next to MRT Guting Station Exit 6.
- 24 hrs MacDonald Restaurant and 24 hrs JASONS Supermarket downstairs;
- Convenience Stores, Pharmacies, Ubike Stops, Swimming pool and Gym (FREE 7 days pass) nearby.

Suits your daily needs!
Simplifying your life in Taipei City!!

※Monthly Rentals available:
NTD$10,000/ Rent for 30 days
Deposit: 0.5 month
All inclusive!

- AC/ Ceiling Fan for each room and common space;
- Lockers in the room (padlock needed);
- WiFi available for the entire venue/ Internet cable socket for each bed;
- Power/ USB charging socket (NO adapter needed) for each bed;
- Reading Light for each bed;
- Bed Linen/ Towel (changed weekly for long-term stays);
- Shower Gel/ Shampoo/ Hair Conditioner/ Hair Dryer;
- 24 hrs Hot Water supply;
- Luggage Storage;
- Tours Desk;
- Daily Self-Service Breakfast: simple style with whole-wheat toast (jam and peanut butter), coffee machine coffee, tea and drinking water.

Big Common Space:
projector for movie nights/ balcony view of sunrise and Taipei 101.

All Rooms have Outside Facing Windows.
All Beds have Privacy Curtains.

Fully Equipped Kitchen:
kitchenware/ tableware/ microwave/ oven/ steamer/ electric water boiler & warmer/ coffee machine.

Coin Operated Washer (FREE soap powder) & Dryer Laundry.

Licensed Security System:
- Fire Sprinkler System;
- Smoke Sensors;
- Carbon Monoxide Detectors;
- Fire Extinguisher;
- Medkit.

For Foreign Students:
- 7-10 minutes walk to NTNU, TKU;
- Few bus stops directly to NTUE, PCCU;
- Few MRT stations away to NTU, NTUST;
- Yellow MRT Line directly to FJU;
- Bus directly to NCCU;
- Almost 30 minutes bus to any other schools you might be in!

Located Near:
- MRT Guting Station (downstairs!);
- NTNU (ShiDa University) (8 min walk);
- ShiDa Night Market (10 min walk);
- Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall (10 min walk);
- NTU (Taiwan University) (20 min walk);
- Local Snack Bars and Restaurants (3-10 min walk);
- Local Bars and Pubs (5-10 min walk);
- Ximen Shopping Area (3 MRT stops away);
- Taipei 101 (5 MRT stops away).

When you arrive at Taiwan TaoYuan International Airport, you can:

1) Take a cab directly to our address (around USD$50/ 1 hour).

2) Arrange a car rental pick-up from the airport in advance (NTD$1,000 for 2 hours transportation).

3) Take a bus (domestic transportation) to Taipei Main Station (NTD$125/ 1 hour).
Then transfer to MRT Guting Station via MRT (Metro Rapid Transit) system (NTD$20 for single ticket/ NTD$16 for using Easycard with discount).

We are located right next to MRT Guting Station Exit 6.

When you arrive MRT Guting Station and get off Exit 6, on your right side you will see 24hrs McDonald's and JASONS supermarket, our front gate is right next to JASONS supermarket, 12F No.49 Sec.2 Roosevelt Rd. At daytime until 10pm (after 10pm arrival time, buzz the 12F doorbell next to the front gate, we will buzz you in), the front gate is always open to visitors. Take elevator to 12F, you will see a red door, then ring the door bell, we will help you in.

If you have big and heavy luggage, you can get off Exit 5 of MRT Guting Station with escalator. When you get off the exit, turn back then turn right to Roosevelt Rd. you will find JASONS supermarket and McDonald's.

MRT system in Taipei is very convenient and efficient. It can easily take you to anywhere you would like to go in the city.

※ We have NO fixed reception open hours with flexible Check In/ Check Out times. Please inform us of your expected arrival time in advance, so that we can arrange a way to help you in.

- Train Station:
Taipei Main Station (3 MRT stops away)

- MRT Station:
Guting Station (Exit 6/ downstairs!)

- Bus Stops:
MRT Guting Sta.
MRT Guting Sta.(Hangzhou)
MRT Guting Sta.(Heping)
Roosevelt and Heping Intersection
Roosevelt and Kinmen St. Intersection
Fuzhou St. Entrance(Roosevelt)

- Nearest Airport:
Taiwan TaoYuan International Airport (45 km)
Taipei SongShan Airport (8 km)

- List Nearby Points of Interest:
ShiDa Night Market (1 km)
Da'an Park (2 km)
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall (1 km)
National Central Library (2 km)
Presidential Office Building (2.5 km)
XiMen Shopping Area (3.5 km)
LungShan Temple (3 km)
GongGuan Night Market (2.4 km)
Treasure Hill Temple (3 km)
Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall (5 km)
Taipei 101 (5.5 km)
ShihLin Night Market (7.5 km)
BeiTou Hot Spring (15 km)
TamSui Old Street (25 km)
WuLai Waterfall (30 km)

※ We have NO fixed reception open hours with flexible Check In/ Check Out times. Please inform us of your expected arrival time in advance, so that we can arrange a way to help you in.

※ To confirm your reservation:
please provide your flight number if you are coming directly from the airport/ your train or bus arrival schedule if you are coming from other cities in Taiwan.

Please make the online reservation latest by 2 days before your arrival. If you have problems to make the online reservation 2 days earlier, please directly call us.

※ We can only accept CASH in New Taiwan Dollar upon checking-in.

※ Cancellation Policy:
We have a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Please inform us latest by 1 day before your arrival.

The perfect choice for your short-term Monthly Stay (30 days plus) in Taipei!!

Reviews & Ratings

436 Total Reviews
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Jan 13, 2023
GREAT location and the lady that runs the place is amazing! helped us check in at 2am and was very friendly! however, the AC in our room didn’t work and had lots of noise from the street outside. The rooms are also very very cramped and no convenient cubby for your phone etc near the bed. Other than that everything was okay. I’d choose somewhere else if I came here again since there’s so many options but would be okay staying here again if i needed to.
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Female, 25-30
Jan 01, 2023
Great place to stay with a kind host and friendly atmosphere. One issue though is that the windows in the bedroom I was in didn't close all the way, and so I caught a cold from my stay there (either from the window or from another guest who also seemed sick). But other than that it was good, facilities were good and clean, I needed a bunch of blankets, and I wish they had wash cloths. No one ate my food in the fridge, even though it was unlabeled.
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Male, 25-30
Dec 31, 2022
The place is clean, staff very nice and friendly electric plug is only one, means one charging at the time if you have two devices you need to wait to full charged. location near for everything you need like groceries and mcdonalds, i really like is nearly exit on train station.
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Male, 31-40


  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Towels Included
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
    • Free City Tour
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Common Room
    • Elevator
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Air Conditioning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Cooker
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Reading Light
    • Hair Dryers
    • Ceiling fan
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Luggage Storage
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Express check-in / out
    • Late check-out
  • Food & Drink

    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi