Eight Elephants & Dreaming Dragon Hostel

1F, No.6, Alley 4, Lane 48, JinJiang St., ShiDa,Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, Distance from city centre: 8.4km
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Rating: 92%from 24 reviews

  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 95%Staff
  • 91%Security
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 88%Location
  • 94%Value for money
  • 89%Facilities
Eight Elephants is a cozy, homestay-style hostel in Central Taipei, near Shida Night Market and University.
We are centrally located in a hip student district with many bars, night clubs, shops and parks. A 3-minute walk away is Guting metro station and can take you anywhere in Taipei.

1) Check-in time : 10:00 - 22:00, Check-out time : 10:00 - 14:00. If you need to check in/out at other times, please let us know and we can make arrangements.
2) Upon arrival, we accept payment by cash in NTD only. We do NOT accept credit cards.
3) Due to the late check out times, all rooms will be ready everyday by 17:00. Thank you for your understanding! =)
4) We have a 48-hour cancellation policy. No-shows and late cancellations will be charged for the first night of their stay.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This 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 Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Please note:
1) Check-in time : 10:00 - 22:00, Check-out time : 10:00 - 14:00. If you need to check in/out at other times, please let us know and we can make arrangements.
2) Upon arrival, we accept payment by cash in NTD only. We do NOT accept credit cards.
3) Due to the late check out times, all rooms will be ready everyday by 17:00. Thank you for your understanding! =)
4) We have a 48-hour cancellation policy. No-shows and late cancellations will be charged for the first night of their stay.

Directions
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You will probably be arriving at Taoyuan International Airport 桃園機場.
You can take a taxi directly to the hostel, but it is cheaper to take the bus and the Metro (MRT).
Read below for detailed directions.

English Address: Taipei City, Jin-Jiang Street, Lane 48, Alley 4, No. 6, 1F
Chinese Address: 台北市晉江街48巷4弄6號1F

::::::::: By Taxi :::::::::
Most of the Taxi drivers in Taiwan do not speak English.
Be sure to print out our directions and show the Taxi driver our Chinese address.
If needed, he can also give us a call. We will help him with finding us!
This trip will cost you around 1300NTD.
司機大哥,請帶我去台北市晉江街48巷4弄6號,靠近古亭捷運站,謝謝。


::::::::: Bus to Taipei Main Station :::::::::
We suggest that you take the Guo-guang Bus 國光客運 to Taipei Main Station.
It will take you around 45 Minutes. The ticket is 125NTD.
Then take the Taipei Metro to Guting Station 古亭站 or a Taxi to the hostel.
BUS HOURS: 05:40 AM - 1:30 AM (EVERY 15 MINS)


::::::::: Taipei Main Station to Guting Station :::::::::
After you reach Taipei Main Station, go to the Taipei Metro Station, which is inside of Taipei Main Station.
Take a train heading to Xindian 新店 or Taipower Building 台電大樓.
3 stops to reach Guting Station 古亭站. It will cost you 20NTD.
MRT HOURS: 06:00 AM - 00:30 AM (EVERY 3 MINS)

If the MRT is already closed when you arrive, you can take a Taxi directly to the hostel. It will cost you around 150NTD.


::::::::: Walk from Guting MRT Station to EE&DD :::::::::

1) Make a U-turn when coming out of Exit 2.
2) Make an immediate LEFT onto TongAn St. 同安街.
3) Continue down TongAn St. Turn onto JinJiang St. 晉江街, the second street on the LEFT.
4) Continue down JinJiang St. Turn onto Lane 46 of JinJiang St., the first Lane on the RIGHT.
5) Continue down Lane 46. Turn onto the second Alley on the LEFT.
6) Look straight; you will see a street lamp. We are in front of the street lamp. On our door you will see 8 little elephants.
7) RRRRRING Our Door Bell.

Located Near

Located in Shida Area – near to Shida Night Market, MTC, NTNU and Riverside Park.

1 Metro station away from CKS Memorial Hall and Yongkang Night Market
2 Metro stations away from NTU, Gongguan night market
3 Metro stations away from Taipei Main Station (Train), Ximen shopping area

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