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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel provides everything anyone could ever need in order to enjoy this beautiful area of Taiwan. I traveled with 3 of my friends and we stayed in a cozy 4 person room. The hostel is within walking distance of the train and is within walking distance of all the fun local spots in the area. The hostel also works...

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

Thank you for such wonderful review! We will share your recognition to our colleagues and we are sure they will be happy to know you had such a wonderful time with us. Thanks again for your feedback and please do come back next time when you visit Taiwan!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is indeed Wow! Located very conveniently near the train station and good scooter renting place next to it. The staff was friendly and spoke good English. Breakfast was nothing special, but it was nice. The room was very clean and looked amazing! We had a private room and it provided all necessities. We would definitely recommend this hostel!

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

Many appreciate for sharing your review with us. We are pleased that you had a good experience during your stay and like our service and convenient location. We sincerely look forward to seeing you again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hualian WOW hostel was highly rated in the reviews and more than lived up to my expectations. I don't normally stay in youth hostels being a bit older and fond of my creature comforts and privacy but I will occasionally choose one if I can get a private room with own bathroom. It turned out to be the best hostel...

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

Dear Serena, Thank you so much for your valuable review and staying with us. We are pleased to know your feedback during the stay. Regarding the sounds soundproofing which we will improve it in future. For the environment protection, we do the make the room but still can ask for our assistance if needed. We appreciate your comments which give...

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

200m from Hualien Train Station this hostel is modern, exceptionally clean and brilliantly located. Two middle aged tourists, we loved every thing about our two night stay. The layout of our twin share was brilliantly executed with large steps to the top bunk and loads of space. Within our room there was a mini fridge, very large modern bathroom and...

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

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your review. We are so glad that you like our location, room, and breakfast. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you back again to explore more fun and the latest happenings in Hualien Wow Hostel.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a trip with parents and we wanted to let our parents to experience staying in hostel. We never regret of choosing Wow Hostel. We come in family with 7 adults and we booked 4 rooms here. We really enjoyed our stay here. Train station is just opposite the main road. Downstairs fresh bake mochi is delicious... The staff...

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

Thank you for staying with Hualien Wow Hostel and sharing us your wonderful experience. We deeply appreciate your review and sincerely looking forward to welcoming you back again!

Sanford, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for a couple days in October 2016. Check in was not till 3pm, but they kept my bags safe so I could go explore the local area. The staff was friendly and spoke pretty good English. Check in was easy. The common room is very large and has lots of places to sit. There is a full...

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

Thanks for staying with Hualien Wow Hostel! We are happy to know you have enjoyed your stay. We will keep up our good work and please let us impress you again! Please come again stay with us in future!

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the hostel is just a stone throw away from hualian train station. food, cafe, 7-11 is around the vicinity.i took the double room, both type.. loves the bunk bed most. every corner of the hostel is photo worthy. self cook breakfast with basic ingredients provided which is quite fun. planning to return for my upcoming trip.

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

Thank you for providing such a good feedback toward us. We are also happy to see that you enjoyed the stay and provided our service for you. Expect to welcome you in future and please feel free to contact us if you need our assistance. Best regards, Hualien Wow Hostel General Manager, Howard Yeh

Hong Kong
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Very easy to find hostel in the bright green building. Recommend staying here for the friendly staff, clean and tidy rooms, decent breakfast. Nice outdoor cafe for evening beers. Cons: many floors and elevator can be a bit slow but no biggie.

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

Thank you Lawrence for the review, we are happy to see your recognition. We will remain our service and facility. We also have the regular maintenance of the elevator but we will improve its faster function in future. Expect to welcome you again in future. Best regards!

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2 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed 1 night in wow Hotel. Really easy to find:green building just in front the train station . Friendly and helpfull staff. Bedrooms: we took a family room and a twin bedroom. The both have beautiful design and are perfectly clean. Very convenient for 4 people. We recommend this hotel !

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

Thank you for sharing your stay experience with us! We are pleased to know you have had a pleasant stay and were satisfied with our wonderful services. Thank you once again for staying with us, and we hope to welcome you to Hualien WOW Hostel soon. With warm regards,

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Definitely a good choice, bunk beds are well designed, giving privacy and easy access to safe locker. Staff are friendly, can organize rours directly from the bar. Breakfast is ok. Hostel is well located, just in front of train station.

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

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are happy to provide our service and good facilities, as well as the tour. Hualien is a beautiful city that worth visiting again. We are expecting to welcome you in future. Best regards!

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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: $27 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hualien Wow Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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