Planning to see the iconic Taipei 101 and famous Shilin Night Market in Taiwan’s bustling capital? Here are 11 trendy accommodations to make your trip extra special!

The land of bubble tea and street food has been an all-time favourite getaway destination for many in Asia. From gleaming, modern architectural marvels like Taipei 101 to fun day hikes like Elephant Mountain to lively districts like Ximending, there’s plenty to do for everyone.

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If that ain’t enough to convince you to visit, Taiwan is also a close match to Japan when it comes to viewing the much-coveted cherry blossoms!

Read also: Taiwan Cherry Blossom Guide 2020 — A Cheaper and Less-Crowded Alternative to Hanami in Japan

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Some associate hostels with overcrowding, low hygiene and a lack of privacy. But hostels in Taipei are sure to convince you otherwise! With modern facilities and a wide selection of rooms — both shared and private — available, your stay is sure to be a comfortable one.

Here are 11 gorgeous hostels and hotels to help you get started on planning your Taipei trip!

1) Flip Flop Hostel — For Muji Fans

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Nearby Attractions: Ningxia Night Market, Taipei Bus Station

Flip Flop Hostel is what I envision a Muji hotel would look like — crisp clean sheets, light wooden furniture and tons of white walls. A paradise for minimalists, it’s located in the Datong District. Its prime location close to the main bus station also makes it a very convenient home base for exploring the city.

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Cost: From ~S$23/bed
Address: No. 122, Changan West Road, Datong District, 103 Taipei, Taiwan 

2) Uinn Travel Hostel — For Social Butterflies

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Nearby Attractions: Presidential Office Building, Shida Night Market, Bopiliao Old Street, Taipei Botanical Garden

Attention all extroverts: Uinn Travel Hostel is the place to go! With a well-equipped games room, plenty of common spaces for you to hang out in, free movie nights and an on-site bar, there’s no way you won’t make new friends here. It’s also the first hostel I’ve heard of with a private TV for each bed.

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Cost: From ~S$23/bed
Address:
No. 38, Section 3, Chongqing South Road, Zhongzheng District, 10077 Taipei, Taiwan 

3) Ximen Wow Hostel — For Trendy Minimalists

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Nearby Attractions: Presidential Office Building, Dihua Street, Huaxi Street Tourist Night Market, Botanical Garden

If dark, earthy tones are your aesthetic, Ximen Wow Hostel is the one for you. Located at the heart of Ximending, you’ll be right in the centre of all the action. The toilets are also furnished with modern fixtures — a huge plus!

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Cost: From ~S$18/bed
Address:
8F, No. 42, Hanzhong Street, Wanhua District, 108 Taipei, Taiwan

4) Meander 1948 Hostel — For Work Travellers

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Nearby Attractions: Ningxia Night Market, Dihua Street, Presidential Office Building

Meander 1948 Hostel is located in the Datong District near the main station. Minimalistic common spaces with plenty of seating provide the perfect setting if you gotta rush out some last-minute work during your travels. The rooms are tastefully furnished and create the illusion of a five-star hotel — at a way cheaper price!

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Cost: From ~S$31/bed
Address:
No.42, Taiyuan Road, Datong District, 103 Taipei, Taiwan 

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5) Homey Hostel Taipei — For the Creatives

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Always wanted to work in a cool start-up environment? Look no further — Homey Hostel is sure to get your entrepreneurial juices flowing! The multi-functional space with plenty of cosy cubbies is sure to inspire creativity and social interaction. Rooms here have plenty of space and light to ensure you don’t ever feel cramped.

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Cost: From S$31/bed
Address:
7F, No. 180, Changan West Road, Datong District, 10349 Taipei, Taiwan

6) Space Inn Hengyang Branch — For Aspiring Astronauts

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Nearby Attractions: National Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Qingshan Temple, Botanical Garden

You might think a space-themed hostel would turn out tacky. Space Inn, however, perfectly balances space and style. The common lounge is decked out with futuristic furniture and edgy lights. Good enough for a space shuttle in a Star Wars film if you ask me!

Space Inn Hengyang Branch Bedroom - Where to Stay In Taipei

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Cost: From ~S$17/bed
Address:
B1, No.51 Hengyang Road, Zhongzheng District, 100 Taipei, Taiwan

7) Taipei Oxygen Hostel — For Bargain Hunters

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Nearby Attractions: Bopiliao Old Street, National Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Qingshan Temple, Ximen MRT Station

If you’re looking to explore Taipei on a tight budget, consider Taipei Oxygen Hostel. With prices starting at S$14 per bed, it’s a pretty good deal. This hostel is located just 600m from the bustling Ximending Shopping Area, so there’s plenty of shopping and dining options in the vicinity.

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Cost: From ~S$14/bed
Address: No. 100, Section 1, Chongqing South Road, Zhongzheng District, 100 Taipei, Taiwan

8) Via Hotel Taipei Station — For Midnight Snackers

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Nearby Attractions: Ximen MRT Station, Bopiliao Old Street, 2/28 Memorial Peace Park, Dihua Street

Via Hotel Taipei Station is a centrally-located boutique hotel perfect for those who value privacy and space. While this hotel doesn’t offer breakfast, there’s a 24-hour snack bar that offers cup noodles, drinks, ice cream and cookies. The best part? It’s free! Perfect for when you get the midnight munchies 😋.

Via Hotel Taipei Station Snack Bar - Taiwan Hostels

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Cost: From ~S$139/room
Address:
No. 60, Section 1, Chongqing South Road, Zhongzheng District, 100 Taipei, Taiwan

9) Taipei M Hotel — For Fitness Enthusiasts

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Nearby Attractions: Ximending Shopping Area, Taipei Main Station, Dihua Street, Ningxia Night Market

You know how a holiday can sometimes completely ruin your exercise regime? At Taipei M Hotel, a well-equipped gym ensures you don’t stray from your fitness goals while on holiday! After your workout, head up to the sun terrace to cool down as you soak in the city skyline.

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Cost: From ~S$85/room
Address:
No. 64, Section 1, Hankou Street, Zhongzheng District, 100 Taipei, Taiwan

10) Hotel Relax III — For Comfort Seekers

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Nearby Attractions: Taipei Main Station, The Red House, Ningxia Night Market, Qingshan Temple

Hotel Relax III is a great option for those seeking privacy and comfort. It’s centrally located near Ximending with plenty of eateries within walking distance. The rooms are clean, modern and equipped with quality amenities.

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Cost: From S$107/room
Address: No.34, Huaining Street, Zhongzheng District, 10046 Taipei, Taiwan 

11) Hostel Jiizu — For Night Owls

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Nearby Attractions: Raohe Street Night Market, Liaoning Night Market, Taipei 101, Tonghua Street Night Market

Hostel Jiizu is within walking distance of Taipei 101 as well as several night markets that are open till midnight. You can find plenty of popular Taiwanese street snacks nearby including beef noodles and sausages!

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Cost: From S$22/bed
Address:
No. 1, Lane 123 ,Section 5, Nanjing East Road, Songshan District, 105 Taipei, Taiwan

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With scrumptious local cuisine, lively night markets and loads to do, Taipei is a great place to begin your Taiwan adventure in. It’s less than five hours away from Singapore by plane, making it a perfect destination for a short getaway! Check flight prices to Taipei Taoyuan airport here:


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