Socket (SleepBox) Hostel
It’s not all about what you see or eat, it’s about how you feel during the trip and what you’ll remember afterwards! Socket Hostel offers you the best value for backpackers in Taipei City.
Socket Hostel is the best place to stay if you want to eat out, see live entertainment, enjoy numerous pubs, cafes and restaurants, see local attractions, and in other words enjoy the real Taipei. Dorm, twin, and double rooms as well as 4 private rooms are available as your options. Soft mattresses with clean linen in the rooms, brighten bathrooms with hot shower, and a cozy communal space with free internet access and big tables are provided. Not to mention that travel guides and maps of the city are left at your disposal at all time.
Not sure where to go yet? We organize free and cheap daily activities like walking tours, bike tours, pub crawls, museum visits, and day trips to places like Yeliou Special Scenic Area, Miao-kow the Keelun night market, Jioufen and more, so that you can experience the city in depth in the easiest and safest way!
Hospitable & friendly, Socket is your sweet home in Taipei!
*Socket Hostel welcomes people between 18 and 50 years old; smoking not allowed; alcohol prohibited in the building,
*Check-in: 15:00-20:00 (3-8pm). (Check in/out time can be flexible sometimes)
• Although the reception usually closes at 20:00, we can wait for you a bit longer if your delay is due to a late flight. It is, however, necessary to keep us posted about your flight information a few days before arrival.
• If you plan to arrive earlier than 15:00 (3pm), we can keep your luggage until the check-in time but your room may not be ready to be occupied yet.
* General Cancellation Policy *
- Cancellations must be made at least 2 days before the arrival date, or 50% of the total price will be charge on your credit card.
- In case of a no-show, the total amount of the reservation (100%) will be charged on your credit card.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Fax Service
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Meeting Room
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Reading Light
- Taxes not included
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Accessible
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.
*Socket Hostel only open for the age from 15 to 35 so far, smoke and alcohol are prohibited in this building.
*Although the reception regularly runs before 19:00, and we can still standby for you due to late flight, but it is necessary to keep us posted about your flight information days before arrival.
*If you plan to arrive earlier than 15:00 Hours we can keep your luggage although your room not be ready to be occupied. (Check in/out time can be flexible sometimes)
* Cancellation Policy *
- Cancellations made less than 1 days of arrival date will be charged 100% to credit card.
- In case of a no-show 100% of the total amount will be charged to your credit card.
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From TPE airport
By bus: Bus #5502 is the best choice to get here since it stops not even 100 meter away from Socket, and the fare is just NTD140.
You can also take the Blue line MRT from Taipei Main Station to SYS Memorial Hall station. Once you get out of the metro, follow the exit 5 to get here (about 650 meters).
By Car: We can pick you up with sedan (extra cost TWD900).
By Taxi: It cost you about NTD1000~1200.
From TSA airport
We suggest you take the taxi from the airport to Socket since the fare is just about TWD100.
The hostel just locate 2 block away from Presidential Office which takes you about 2 minutes walk.
3 minutes walk to Ximen MRT station,
3.5 minutes walk to NTU Hospital station,
7 minutes walk to Taipei main station,
If you jump in subway, you can reach Longshan Temple, CKS Memorial Hall within 5 minutes. and 11 minutes to 101 building.