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Hualien Wow Hostel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The staff was helpful. The hostel has a warm and urban atmosphere. It is located just in front of the train station and taxis for going to the night market are not expensive from the hostel. The room and bathroom were clean and modern.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read the review on Agoda to book this Hostel and everything is really good: Good Reception with supportive information, good room with good design. The lobby is beautiful. The hotel is opposite Hualien TRA, really convenient. 7 Eleven shops are all around. You can rent a motorbike for Taroko Park right next to the Hostel. I really love this...

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Thank Lucas P
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Few minutes walk away from Hualien Railway Station. Clean and cozy dorm, didn't use the locker, as the bed was spacious enough for me to sleep, and have my backpack on it. Staff are helpful and nice, always willing to provide great assistance.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are 2 girls, staying in the private bunk bed room for 3 nights. First, the staff is amazing, they are very friendly and welcoming. We are given a map and introduced to different places to play and eat. There is a big map drawing in every floor that is full of sticky notes. You can see if any good...

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Thank zhiaonepiece
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is located where earlier was the Green Hostel. All the fittings and rooms look quite new. The rooms have 4 beds and one very well mantained and clean bathroom. Bedding is good. I found annoying that the room light went on automaticaly in the middle of the night. The breakfast is really not worth (the second morning I...

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Neuffen, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: Next to the train station. Tours can be booked right at their own travel desk. Scooter can also be rented next door. NIce staff, that could speak understandable english. Breakfast can be made by yourself or at the eatery next door. The room was clean. Cons: Our room was very noisy. The aircon could not be turned off totally...

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Great location for anyone arriving from the train, literally 2 minute walk straight out of the station. The hostel used to be a hotel so everything is perfectly set up, I thought it was excellent. The breakfast was good quality- some oranges and then self service toast, ham, cheese, also eggs that you can cook yourself. They stored my big...

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洄瀾窩, 總經理 at Hualien Wow Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Jonny, Thank you for taking time to write us such a good review and also appreciate for your recognition to our service and breakfast. The spirit of hostel which prepare own food but have interaction with other travelers. Please do come back to Hualien and we can't wait to see you soon. Best regards, Hualien Wow Hostel General Manager,...

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in one of thedorm rooms. The beds were comfy with a locker right next to in and each dorm room had its own bathroom because the hostel was converted from a hotel. The kitchen was well equipped and there was free make-your-own breakfast every morning which we were stoked about. The place had a great vibe...

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洄瀾窩, 總經理 at Hualien Wow Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Dredpool, Thank you for taking the time to write us your feedback. We are more than flattered to know that you love the convenient location and our design. Your positive reviews just made our day! We do hope to welcome you back soon for next explore of beautiful Hualien. Best regards,

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Firstly, just right in front of Train Station once came out. Room space was slightly small, limited space for put personal belongings, air-con seems not fully function, a bit warm. However the room given has a nice hill view, breakfast vouchers provided, also equipped with tour services. If wanna explore the "golden triangle" where night market, shops and restaurants are...

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洄瀾窩, 總經理 at Hualien Wow Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Caven, Thank you for sharing your feedback as we always consider it as an opportunity in making us better at what we do. Regarding the air-con, it might be the air-con did not opened fully and only air blast supply. Howevr, our staff are around the corner to help guests all the time. The advantage of the locationi is...

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Due to its the most close-by to the Hualien Train Station. We booked this WoW Hostel on our counter-clock circle travelling Taiwan; North to South on the west side of island, then South to North on the eastern side. We paid the premium price to hold a room not just beds. The amenities are fantastic...especially the 9th floor laundry: washers...

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洄瀾窩, 總經理 at Hualien Wow Hostel, responded to this review

Dear SK N, Thank you for taking the time sharing this wonderful review with us! It is such a great news to know you have enjoyed our facilities and location. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. With Best Regards, Howard Yeh, General Manager of Hualien Wow Hostel

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If what you're looking for is a conveniently located hotsel in Hualien, look no further than Hualienwow Hostel. Well-positioned in the downtown area, Hualienwow Hostel is an ideal departure venue of the trip in the adorable city. It is only 2-minute walking distance away from Hualien Train Station, where public transportation can be easily reached. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hualien Wow Hostel

Address: No.83 Guolian First Road, Hualien 970, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Hualien
Price Range: $28 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hualien Wow Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Maybe standand twin bed is better than the loft bed, It's still great though”
zhiaonepiece, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Close by to the train station”
450skn, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Should go to private rooms rather than shared rooms.”
jodiemoon80, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bring warm clothes to sleep in because the AC. Book with Love Wild Tour Group + Jason Huang to travel around Taroko Gorge.”
txw1216, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are modern, well appointed, and clean. Fabulous rooms for singles, couples and families.”
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diannad909, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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