World Scholar House

2F, No.15, Alley 1, Lane 75, Section 2, Zhonghua Road, Taipei, Taiwan, Distance from city centre: 8.3km

Latest Review

This is a wonderful hostel and I can't say enough about how good it is. It is one of the best hostels I've stayed in... more...

Read All Reviews »

Rating: 56%from 3 reviews

  • 53%Atmosphere
  • 53%Staff
  • 60%Security
  • 46%Cleanliness
  • 60%Location
  • 60%Value for money
  • 60%Facilities
Situated in the heart of Taipei, World Scholar House offers clean and comfortable accommodation at an affordable price to a mix of long and short term residents. We have dormitories and private singles and doubles, all equipped with air conditioning and fans. Linen is provided and bathroom facilities are shared.

We are located a short distance from Jhongsiao Shinseng MRT Station, with easy access to and from the airport, and just two stops from Taipei's main train stations.

We provide a large number of services for guests, including wireless internet, cable television, laundry facilities, a guest kitchen and a teaching jobs message board. We also operate a 24-hour reception and can offer luggage storage.

Check-out: 12pm
We have no curfew.

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

To view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'

Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Bicycle parking
  • Book exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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.

We are on the 2nd floor. The Hostel is marked on the buzzer board by the door. Help yourself in (the front door is usually closed, not locked). If the front door is locked, buzz us(2F- 5F) and we will let you in. Manager's cell: (+886)0919-545-987

Show Map
Hide Map

From International Taiwan Taoyuan Airport:

There is an airport bus (AM 05:30-00:20 everyday) to Taipei Main Station from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport called 'Guo-Guang Airport Express Bus(國光號機場巴士) . It will take about 55 minutes to get to the city. The price is NT$125.
Please get off at the terminal -Taipei Main Station (台北車站) , then take a taxi (NT$100-150) or subway( MRT ) to the hostel.
World Scholar House is 5 minute, south-West of Taipei Main Station -- the 1st MRT stop on the blue line (west bound) .
information available at the airport information desk. A free city map is also provided at the center.

Information available at the airport information desk.
A Taipei city Map/free map of Taiwan/ MRT Map are also provided at the information center.
You can always reach us at : 2371-5171 (you must dial 02 from airport) or call or text mobile: 0919-545-987

* Late arrivals before 2:30AM, please check with Kuo-Kuang airport Bus, get off at the Main Train Station(Taipei Main Station), then take a taxi to the hostel (around NT$100-150).
By taxi to WSH hostel is about NT$1200-2000 from the Airport.
* We accept cash in Taiwan Dollar upon arrival when checking in at the hostel. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer credit card payments at the moment.
There are two MRT stations near the hostel.
1. Xiaonanmen(小南門捷運站Exit 2) /Green Line, a 5-minute walk.
2. Xi-men station (西門捷運站Exit 2) / Blue&Green Line which is a 10- minute walk from the hostel.

2F, No. 15, Alley 1, Lane 75, Zhong-hua Road, Scetion 2,
(ZhongZheng District), Taipei 100, Taiwan (near by Taipei City Hospital, Heping Branch, MRT Xiaonanmen Station Exit 2, National Immigration Agency)

Located Near

within walking distance, Nan-Ji-Chang Night Market , Hua-Xi Street Night Market, Long-shan Temple, Taipei Botanical Garden, Machangding Memorial Park. Youth Park, and A five minute walk to the MRT(Subway) station puts you in touch with everything Taipei has to offer, from 'Taipei 101'. Beitou outdoor hot springs and the National Palace Museum
Those with a different kind of culture in mind will find that we are a very cheap taxi ride to and from a number of lively nightlife venues

City Guides and Information

Video guides, travel podcasts, city maps & free city guides. What to eat, where to stay and things to do and see - our travel guides have it all.

Find a guide »
Latest Blog Post

The epitome of culinary richness, Marrakesh -the heart of the red city, is a foodies wonderland

Read more »
Great Value and Choice

We offer the most comprehensive selection of hostels on the internet with over 33,000 great places to stay in 170 countries. The ultimate online resource for hostels everywhere.

Find great value hostels »