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: 86%from 3 reviews

  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 86%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.

Please note:
1) Check-in time : 10:00 - 22:00, Check-out time : 10:00 - 12:00. 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) 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.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 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.

Thank you for choosing to stay in Eight Elephants & Dreaming Dragon Hostel!!

About Payment:
At check-in, we accept either Taiwan Dollars(Cash only), Bitcoins or Square Cash. (No Credit Cards)
Please prepare extra 500NTD for the key deposit. (Refundable)

Staff hours & Arrival time: 10:30 - 17:30, Check-out time : 10:00 - 12:00.
If you need to check in/out at other times, please write us an email so we can make arrangements.

From Taoyuan Airport (TPE): About 2 hours to reach the hostel after landing.
From Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA): About 1 hour to reach the hostel.

Early Check-in before 10:30am:
We suggest you to have breakfast or a cup of coffee first and come to the hostel after 10 am! There are Tommy Café, The Cafeist & Jackwell cafe and local breakfast shops near Guting Station.

Late Check-in after 5:30pm:
We will arrange it for you!

All the rooms will be ready everyday before 4 pm.
If your room is not ready when you arrive, you can still check-in first.
Afterwards, you could hangout in our common area or go out exploring.
When you come back, the room will be ready :-)

Please bring the following directions with you.
We are only 3 minutes away from Guting MRT Station (Metro)
We are located in a very small alley, so it might be difficult to find the first time.
The following details in the link should help you. If you’re lost, call us! we would love to help you.

Thank you again for your reservation and we wish you a good trip in Taipei in advance. n_n

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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

::::::::: Taoyuan Airport MRT to Guting Station :::::::::
The most convenient way to get to our hostel!

::::::::: 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.

::::::::: 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.
1. Take a red-line metro heading to Xiangshan 象山 or Daan 大安 for 2 stops.
2. Reach CKS Memorial Hall Station, transfer to green-line.
3. Take a metro heading to Xindian 新店 or Taipower Building 台電大樓, just 1 stop.

Reach Guting Station 古亭站. It will cost you 20NTD.
MRT HOURS: 06:00 AM - 00:30 AM (EVERY 5 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 :::::::::
We are only 3-5 minutes walk from Guting Metro Station 古亭站. Since we are located in a very small quiet alley, it is a little hard to find for the first time. The following details in the link should help you. If you’re lost, call us! we would love to help you.

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 �âïÿýïÿý 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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