First Stop Backpacker Hostel
The First Stop backpacker Hostel is located at the heart of north Taiwan which you can travel to all the famous spot in our country.
It’s only 3mins walk to the nearest bus stop/24hr convenience store, 10-15mins walk from the Qidu train station, which is the biggest rail-yard in north-Taiwan. We offer FREE pick up/drop off between Qidu train station and our hostel (reservation required).
From First Stop backpacker Hostel, it’s about:
12mins to Keelung CBD/Keelung Harbour/Keelung Miao-Kou night market;
15mins to Ruifang;
20mins to Nangang MRT, Cat Village-Houtong (Pingxi Line), Badouzih, NMMST, Wu-Fen-Pu and Rao’he Street night market;
30mins to our capital-Taipei, Sandiaoling (Pingxi Line);
30-40mins to Jiufen/Jinguashi;
50mins to Shifen (Pingxi Line), Long-Dong;
60mins to Pingxi, Jingtong (Pingixi Line), Yeliu, Fulong, Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area;
50mins-2hr to Waiao, Jiaoxi, Yilan, Luodong, Suao;
2-3hr to Hualien;
Keelung harbor is also an important harbor in Taiwan, which allow you join cruise to/from Xiamen, Mazhu, Hualien, Naha, Ryukyu,Ishigaki, Yonaguni Island.
As we are also backpackers, we do our best to offer clean and comfortable home, rich travel information, extra shoe dryer and shower gel/ shampoo for our guests. To stay at our hostel, you could have a totally different experience than any other places; you can see and feel the real local Taiwanese life style/off track travel experience and also you can easier visit many sightseeing places around north Taiwan.
We looking forward to seeing you in the upcoming future!
*After we confirm your online booking, you can choose to pay the rest amount by Paypal or cash.
*We will also email you maps/traffic/FREE shuttle information and door code AFTER we receive the confirmation of your booking from Hostels.com.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Shuttle Bus
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has 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.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Check-out time: PM 12:00
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Office hour: AM0800-1200 ; 1700-2200
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½As we do offer our customer free shuttle service from the Qidu train station to our hostel: pick up service when you arrive(check-in date)and drop off to the Qidu train station when you leave.(check-out date) So please let us know in advance as soon as you know your check-out time on the last day. You can check the timetable on the table at 3F. (Then we can organize the shuttle to take you to the Qidu train station)
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Ã¯Â¼ï¿½ThereÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s no guarantee of shuttle service if you didnÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½t make reservation in advance.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½We will need to check your ID or Passport when you check-in.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Remember to turn down your voice after PM10:00
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½As we do provide private locker for everyone, so we do not take responsibility of any missing.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½No smoking and STRICKLY NO ALCOHOL.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½There is no food or drinks allowed inside rooms.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Please keep the environment and rooms clean.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Please do not leave your personal staff at the public area ; we do not take responsibility of any missing.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Before you throw anything away, make sure you recycle everything with the recycle sign. Please observe and obey the trash recycling policy in our country.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Guests over 2 people(include 2 people), the leader of that group is responsible for telling every single member of the group the details of accommodation policy and the terms of booking system.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Guests have to give TWD$100/pp as deposit to host when arrival; when checking out, deposit will be return after the room and facilities been checked and thereÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s no violation of accommodation policy; if not, the deposit will be taken as fine.
Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Ã¯Â¼ï¿½Please make sure you are fully understand and agree all the policy.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
You can take the train to Qidu train station at the Taipei Main Train Station. And follow the walking map we send to you.(Or you can get them from our sky-driver)
From First Stop backpacker hostel to:
The nearest train station - Qidu train station = 10-12 minutes.
The nearest bus stop = 3 minutes.
Keelung bus NO.402, NO.406, NO.408,NO.901
Keelung long-term bus NO.1032
You can take these buses at either outside our backpacker hostel and the Keelung train station.
Remember to take off at the Cao-Lan stop.(near the Tai'an tunnel)
If you coming from the airport:
From the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to our hostel, you can take the shuttle from the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei Main station first(50mins-1hr), then transfer the train from Taipei to Qidu(30-35mins).
From Taipei Songshan Airport to our hostel, you can take the MRT from the Taipei Songshan Airport station to Nangang station(20mins), then transfer the train at Nangang train station(same station) to Qidu(15-20mins).
To taking our FREE shuttle:
From May 1st, 2013
The FREE transfer service（ between our backpacker hostel to the Qidu train station when you check-in and check-out）timetable wil be fixed.
從 ２０１３年五月一日起,免費接送服務的時間將會固定。（入住當天與退房當天自七堵火車站到旅館, 各一次）
If you want take the shuttle, please check the below timetable:
＊The transfer shuttle will departure on time, please make sure you won't miss it.
Please select the most suitable for the time of your trip and reply us.
We can't pick you up if you didn't make reservation.
To book the transfer service, please reply your select time of the timetable at least 4hrs before you check-in.
Our hostel is 3mins to bus stop/24hr convenience store; 10-15mins walk to the Qidu train Station, the biggest rail-yard in north Taiwan.
Railway in Taiwan are more popular then buses, once you leave Taipei, you'd feel that it's more convenient to take train.
Unlike other hostels are located at city with busy traffic and rush feeling, you'd feel big different once you step into where we are. This is a local living style which full of hospitality and also a base you can travel to many spots.