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Looking for a place to stay in Taipei?

Hostels in Taiwan are known for not only being convenient, but cozy, and a great way to meet other travelers. These cheap hostels in Taipei are clean, convenient, have great amenities, and even have a funky or quirky theme to give you a fun experience! Check out these five cool and cheap hostels in Taipei for less than $20 per night.

The Coolest Hostels in Taipei (for less than $20 per night!)

Space Inn Xinyi:

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Need some space when you’re traveling? You’ve gotta check out this outer space-themed hostel in Xinyi District! This place isn’t for faint imaginations. 

Located in the heart of Central District, it’s just a few minutes walk to the MRT station, and 15 minutes walk to Taipei 101. This hostel has female-only dorms, free wifi, and kitchen amenities.

Cost per night: $10 USD


Flip Flop Hostel:

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This garden style hostel is spacious and includes plenty of outdoor and rooftop space. The hostel offers free breakfast and female-only dorms. 

It’s just a short walk to the Ningxia Night Market, as well as the Presidential Office. The Taipei Airport is only a few km away as well.

Cost per night: $17 USD


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Cavemen Hostel

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This hostel is far from a cave dwelling. It’s upscale and contemporary, with a lounge, kitchen, and free wifi. It’s also located just near Taipei Main MRT station and Ximending Shopping District. Single-sex dorms are available.

Cost per night: $12 USD


Backpacker’s Hostel:

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This laid-back single-style and dorm-style hostel is perfect for the solo traveler. It’s just a 5 minute walk to the nearest MRT station, and the hostel even offers airport shuttle service. 

The hostel is also just a few minutes’ walk to a nearby night market. It offers a computer lounge and copy and faxing services (did you forget some travel documents?)

Cost per night: $11 USD


Oxygen Hostel:

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This upscale and classy hostel is located near the center of everything.  It’s perfect for a comfy visit, and a great place to make new friends. 

Complete with a bar and kitchen amenities, this place will make a perfect home away from home.

Cost per night: $10 USD


Time to go!

There you have it, the five coolest and cheap hostels in Taipei.  We know you’ll have a great time in the city, even on a budget. 

Let us know in the comments your opinion about staying in hostels.

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