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Eight Elephants & Dreaming Dragon Hostel

Hostelworld.comUSD 30*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I really enjoy this place, I have been here many times and whenever I come here it feels like home. The hosts are very helpful, and best of all the environment is arranged so that you are likely to meet people from all over the world. It's convenient and close to lots of cool places to visit, get a beer...

Thank William F
Austin, tx
Reviewed 30 December 2016

As one Taiwanese guest described, the place is very Taiwanese. First, the hostel is split into two buildings. Eight Elephants and Dreaming Dragon. Eight Elephants the main building with the larger kitchen and dorms. Great for meeting people. Dreaming Dragon is where the private rooms are and a bit more chill. The two buildings are practically next door to each...

Thank pinoyvlf
United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

When you've just arrived in a new country and are tired and trying to get your bearings, a place like Eight Elephants is just what you need to feel instantly welcome and at home. I stayed here twice, at the beginning and end of my stay in Taiwan, and stayed in a private room the first time and a dorm...

Thank Imogen M
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I stayed there for a night before meeting up with friends. Overall, its ok. However, the staff need to pay more attention to detail. I booked a single bedroom. However, the room is very small and can only fit a bed and a table. The bed is less than 180cm because I cannot fit myself in since I'm 180cm tall....

Thank David5028
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I said I'd 5 star the 8 elephants; I am a man of my word. Stayed at this place back in 2013 when Sara was the boss, now I am sitting here in 2015 next to Ben. Despite me forgetting to book a reservation through email, EE was quick to accommodate me as I was knocking on the door and...

Thank Mat C
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The hostel was great is really make me feel like I was at home. It is really hard to find because it is located in a back alley. The skilled staff knew our names and gave us little presents as we were there during Christmas. They were really trying to get us involved and invited us to parties. We stayed...

Thank RdeJong7
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I'm not quite sure what it is about me that I tend to like the lower end hostels and hotels. I feel like this is super value at about 30 usd per night. It's a little more for the weekend and a little less for the weekdays. I had a single twin room with bathroom facilities down the hall. There's...

Thank Shermyy1
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at 8 elephants. It was a very clean and accommodating hostel. While a little hard to find the first time, its in a great location once you know where it is. We had a private room with three people. It came with our own bathroom and AC unit. For the price, it was definitely worth...

Thank Max G
KarenHsu1028, 經理 at Eight Elephants & Dreaming Dragon Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much ^_^ hope you had a great time in Taiwan!

Newcastle upon Tyne
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Stayed here with my boyfriend twice in Oct/Nov 2014. Great stay friendly and welcoming staff. The staff were very helpful and provided us with a map when we arrived and pointed out great places to eat and a few places to visit. Managed to find our way round pretty easy on the metro. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Shared...

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KarenHsu1028, 經理 at Eight Elephants & Dreaming Dragon Hostel, responded to this review

Wish to have you back more times in the future \(^O^)/

Reviewed 17 January 2016

Had a lovely stay here with my boyfriend, friendly and welcoming staff. We were given a map on arrival and the staff told us some good places to eat nearby. Great location, found it very easy to get around on foot and using the fantastic public transport. Clean rooms. Nice relaxing atmosphere. Shared bathrooms were kept clean.

Thank Sandy K
KarenHsu1028, 經理 at Eight Elephants & Dreaming Dragon Hostel, responded to this review

Glad that you had a great trip here :D

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Additional Information about Eight Elephants & Dreaming Dragon Hostel

Address: 1F,No.6 Jin-Jiang Street, Lane 48, Alley 4, Taipei 100, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Taipei
Price Range: $17 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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8 Elephants Hostel
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Hop over next door to Dreaming Dragon for a more chill atmosphere and a lovely little outside garden”
  • Double bed private room
  • The toilet/bathroom in Dreaming Dragon
pinoyvlf, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The room is very close to next building so basically you can hear people talking at night”
David5028, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the Dreaming Dragon building are very quiet.”
Preston1214, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Dormitories are for travelers interested in meeting other travelers.”
nick4152014, 5 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If you have the money get the private room Dreaming Dragon.”
KennyY5, 12 Nov 2014 | Read review
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