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8.3Excellent

1,949 reviews

1,949 reviews

Service 8.8
Value for money 8.5
Location 8.4
Room comfort and quality 8.2
Cleanliness 8.1
Facilities 7.8
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8.4Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Eslite Spectrum Ximen Store
50 m
Cinema Theme Park
90 m
Eslite Spectrum Wuchang Store
130 m
Mugiwara Store
180 m
Shinjuku Plaza
280 m
Popular landmarks
Longshan Temple
870 m
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
2.1 km
Shi Lin Night Market
5.3 km
Taipei 101
6.3 km
Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail)
7.4 km
Closest landmarks
Holiday KTV
270 m
Last Order
320 m
Wannian Commercial Building
330 m
Tianhou Temple
340 m
MATSUMOTOKIYOSHI
340 m

Backpackers Hostel Ximen

No.13, Ln. 25, Kangding Rd, Ximending, Taipei, Taiwan, 10843 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Ximending, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Taipei 101.

Highlights

Hygiene Plus

Located in heart of Taipei

Check-in/out [express]

Airport transfer

560 meters to public transportation

Facilities

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Game room

Laundry service

Safety deposit boxes

Tours

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Taipei are being booked every minute!
Value for money8.5
Location rating8.4
Nearest airportTaipei Songshan Airport (TSA)
Distance to airport5.4 km

Rooms available at Backpackers Hostel Ximen

Excellent
Room comfort & quality

8.2

Quadruple with Private Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 bunk beds
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Single Bed in 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 bunk beds
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Triple With Private Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 bunk beds
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1 Person in 4-Bed Dormitory - Female Only
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 bunk beds
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Double Room with Bunk Bed
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  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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Room for 6 People with Bunk Beds
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • City view
  • 6 bunk beds
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Quadruple with Private Bathroom
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  • Non-smoking
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Standard Twin Room
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Triple With Private Bathroom
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  • Non-smoking
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Bunk Bed
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  • 1 bunk bed
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Frequently asked questions

What points of interest are close by Backpackers Hostel Ximen that are in walking range?

While residing at Backpackers Hostel Ximen, start off your holiday by checking out the nearest attractions that are within walking distance to the property which include Eslite Spectrum Wuchang Store, Mugiwara Store, and Shinjuku Plaza.

How many floors does Backpackers Hostel Ximen have?

Backpackers Hostel Ximen has a total of 5 floors.

How long do visitors generally stay at Backpackers Hostel Ximen?

Verified past guests that have stayed at Backpackers Hostel Ximen had an average nightly stay of 2 nights at this property.

What was the average room rate for Backpackers Hostel Ximen been in the past month?

The typical room rate for Backpackers Hostel Ximen in the past month is 449.06 TWD, compared to city's average of 2821.1 TWD.

What do past visitors like most about Backpackers Hostel Ximen?

Past visitors that stayed at Backpackers Hostel Ximen have given this property a rating of 8.79 for its excellent service as the main highlight for their stay.

What is the average rating that verified Families with older children have given to Backpackers Hostel Ximen?

Past families with older children that have stayed at this property have given Backpackers Hostel Ximen an average rating of 8.2. You can look up more specific customer reviews and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What do local travelers think about Backpackers Hostel Ximen?

Verified local travelers that have stayed at this property have given Backpackers Hostel Ximen an average rating of 8.6. You can look up on more specific customer ratings, and remarks for this property down in the review section.

What is the nearest train, metro, or bus station to Backpackers Hostel Ximen?

The closest train, metro, or bus station is Zhongyi Metro Station, 10177.39 m away from Backpackers Hostel Ximen.

What well-known shopping places are close by Backpackers Hostel Ximen?

Shopping options in Backpackers Hostel Ximen’s Ximending neighborhood include Ximending.

What people love about Backpackers Hostel Ximen

  • 8.8

    Excellent
    Cleanliness

    "Room was cool, comfortable and clean."

    Francino

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    September 30, 2023

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "The dorm room I had was very clean and the curtains around the beds provided privacy."

    MOHAN

    |

    September 17, 2023

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Near to attractions, malls and very accessible."

    Eyahn

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    October 17, 2023

Property ranking|Compared to 2,126 Taipei properties
Room comfort score
8.2/10
Value for money score
8.5/10
Service score
8.8/10
Location score
8.4/10
Better than
93
%
of Taipei properties
Better than
85
%
of Taipei properties
Better than
85
%
of Taipei properties
Better than
74
%
of Taipei properties
More about Backpackers Hostel Ximen

More about Backpackers Hostel Ximen

Backpackers Hostel Ximen

See the best of Taipei with a stay at Backpackers Hostel Ximen, which puts you right in the city center amidst the many sights and landmarks. With its convenient location, you can easily access to the city's must-see destinations.
The facilities and services provided by Backpackers Hostel Ximen ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the hostel's free Wi-Fi internet access. Pre-plan your rides to and from the airport with the hostel's easy to book transportation services. The hostel provides taxi services to help you find what you want in Taipei.
While lodging at this wonderful hostel, the helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with multiple services that include express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. If you want seats to city's best entertainment, you can get help through the hostel's ticket service and tours. The hostel's on-site laundromat and laundry service help you keep your favorite travel outfits clean so you can pack less. The hostel is entirely non-smoking, ensuring a clean air environment.
Smoking is restricted to the designated smoking areas.
Experience high-quality room facilities during your stay at Backpackers Hostel Ximen. The hostel provides linen service, blackout curtains and air conditioning in some rooms for the benefit of guests. Keep your entertainment options wide, even in your room, with a range of facilities, including television available in select rooms. Knowing that bathroom amenities play an important role in increasing guests' satisfaction, the hostel provides a hair dryer and toiletries in some select rooms.


Dining and things to do

Guests of Backpackers Hostel Ximen can even have groceries delivered to their room for cooking, using the hostel's special service. If you're truly selective about eating, you'll be grateful for the in-house shared kitchen available here.
To fill your days, be sure to check out the fantastic facilities offered at Backpackers Hostel Ximen. Have some relaxing fun with family and friends at the shared lounge and TV area.


Around the property

Visit the sights and local attractions of Taipei during your stay at the hostel. Learn about the city's art history with a day at National Palace Museum located 7.8 km away, where you can see collections by famous artists. Pose in front of Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall located 2.0 km away, and you can always show your friends the time you went to Taipei.


Reasons to stay here

Rooms here are cheaper than 99% of accommodations in the city.
This hostel scores higher than 85% of the city's accommodations on value for money
Room comfort is said to be outstanding here, scoring higher than 92% of accommodations in the city.

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Amenities and facilities

Very good
Facilities

7.8

Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping

37 mentions

Food & Dining

5 mentions

Internet

5 mentions

Breakfast

3 mentions

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Japanese
  • Korean
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Game room
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Body thermometer
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Grocery delivery
  • Shared kitchen
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Elevator
  • Food delivery
  • Invoice provided
  • Laundromat
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Family room
Access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Service animals are welcome
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Taxi service
Available in all rooms
  • Accessible by stairs
  • Adapter
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout curtains
  • Clothes rack
  • Free bottled water
  • Ground floor available
  • Hair dryer
  • Individual air conditioning
  • In-room safe box
  • Linens
  • Private bathroom
  • Reading light
  • Safety/security feature
  • Shower
  • Sleep comfort items
  • Smoke detector
  • Socket near the bed
  • Soundproofing
  • Toiletries
  • Trash cans
  • Wooden/parqueted flooring

Location

No.13, Ln. 25, Kangding Rd, Ximending, Taipei, Taiwan, 10843
Excellent
Location

8.4

Airports
  • Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA)
    5.4 km 19 min drive
  • Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)
    27.4 km 39 min drive
Public transportation
  • Ximen Metro Station
    530 m 8 min walk
  • Beimen Metro Station
    930 m 16 min walk
Hospital or clinic
  • MATSUMOTOKIYOSHI
    340 m
Shopping
  • Shi Lin Night Market
    5.3 km
Convenience store
  • 7 Eleven
    420 m 3 min drive
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    110 m 1 min walk

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Ximending
    280 m
  • Longshan Temple
    870 m
  • Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
    2.1 km
  • Shi Lin Night Market
    5.3 km
  • Taipei 101
    6.3 km
  • Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail)
    7.4 km
  • Raohe Night Market
    7.5 km
  • National Palace Museum
    7.9 km
  • Taipei Zoo
    9.3 km
  • Beitou Public Hotspring
    10.3 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Eslite Spectrum Ximen Store
    50 m
  • Cinema Theme Park
    90 m
  • Eslite Spectrum Wuchang Store
    130 m
  • Mugiwara Store
    180 m
  • Holiday KTV
    270 m
  • Shinjuku Plaza
    280 m
  • Ximending
    280 m
  • Wan Nian Building
    280 m
  • crocs
    290 m
  • Last Order
    320 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Children 0-6 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 7 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • The property does not have an elevator.
  • The property offers a porter service.
  • Pets are strictly prohibited at the property, with the exception of guide dogs.
  • The property does not offer toilet amenities.
  • The property strictly enforces a no-party or no excessive noise policy after 10:00 PM.
  • Guests 12-17 years old must be accompanied by their parents when staying in the dormitory rooms.
  • Reception is open from 07:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
  • Guests arriving after 11:00 PM are requested to contact the property directly prior to arrival.
  • Check-in is from 03:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Check-in outside the mentioned hours may be subject to an additional charge.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from15:00
  • Check-in until21:00
  • Check-out from07:00
  • Check-out until11:00
  • Reception open until21:00
Getting around
  • Airport transfer fee1400 TWD
Extras
  • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 TWD
The property
  • License Id / Local Tax ID/ Entity Name臺北市旅館219號/24930011/背包棧旅店有限公司
  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsyes
  • Number of bars/lounges0
  • Number of floors5
  • Number of restaurants0
  • Number of rooms 21
  • Year property opened2015
  • Most recent renovation2021

Property announcements

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed to stay in the dormitory rooms.

Reviews of Backpackers Hostel Ximen from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.3
Service8.8
Value for money8.5
Location8.4
Room comfort and quality8.2
Cleanliness8.1
Facilities7.8
High score for Taipei
Rating
9+ Exceptional (323)
8-9 Excellent (166)
7-8 Very Good (216)
6-7 Good (66)
<6 Below Expectation (92)

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10.0
Exceptional
sylvain from Switzerland
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room
Stayed 3 nights in April 2023

Exceptional”

Great location close to Ximen pedestrian streets. Rooms are clean and beds confortable. Staff is super friendly and helpfull and there is a nice common area with tables and washing machine to be used. Will stay again next time in Taipei

Reviewed April 12, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
Yeonju from South Korea
Group
Double Room with Bunk Bed
Stayed 1 night in February 2023

Very clean and kind staffs!”

I'm very very sensitive about dirty place but the place doesn't have bad smell, very clean and tidy, perfectly seperated bathroom I will stay the hostel again when I visit Taipei someday

Reviewed February 12, 2023
10.0
Exceptional
Shunichi from Japan
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in April 2023

Staff who can speak Japanese”

Had fun chatting with the staff.

Reviewed April 13, 2023
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10.0
Exceptional
Delia from Philippines
Group
Double Room with Bunk Bed
Stayed 3 nights in December 2022

Excellent location and very accommodating staff”

The location is just walking distance from the Ximen Shopping District and Ximen Station. Just a station away from the Taipei Main Station. Staff are responsive to messages and requests. They are very accommodating and attentive.

Reviewed December 31, 2022
9.6
Exceptional
Ryo from Japan
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 4-Bed Male Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

Taiwan Travel”

The check-in was delayed, but the staff responded politely. The location is good, and there are staff who can speak Japanese, so I think it is safe to use.

Reviewed May 14, 2023
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