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Formosa Backpackers Hostel

206 Jian Guo Road, Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan, Distance from city centre: 35.6km

Rating: 79% from 8 reviews

  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 85%Staff
  • 77%Security
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 77%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities

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  • Staff very helpful and friendly. Very clean enviroment worth the money. Will come back.
  • 86%
  • 27 Mar 2014 Seow Yeok
  • Best location, nice staff, relax atmosphere.... highly recommend single room
  • 100%
  • 20 Mar 2014 Anonymous Hong Kong
  • Without doubt one of the best hostels we stayed in during our trip in taiwan. Very friendly staff who can provide you with all the essentials you need for a good trip. Hostel has a very relaxed atmosphere, which stimulates interaction between travelers (sharing experiences ect.). Great location, easy to get around wether you want to explore Hualien or Taroko gorge.
  • 100%
  • 20 Nov 2013 Luuk
  • PROS: Helpful staff with maps/suggestions for Hualien and surrounding area. Nice common area with plenty of seating. Large selection of alcohol at front desk. CONS: I think my bed had bedbugs. My mattress smelled like chemicals. 1st floor restroom smelled like a sewer.
  • 66%
  • 11 Nov 2013 Arne USA
  • The average guest was a little older. Maybe not the best if you want to get in touch with as many fellow travelers as possible. Otherwise a beautiful hostel with great rooms.
  • 86%
  • 18 Jul 2013 Anonymous Germany
  • Atmosphere may attract most of western traveller in Hualian area, easy to social around. A naughty doggy "Sunny" bites, barks..... led by none....quite annoying.
  • 57%
  • 28 Jun 2013 mei Taiwan
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