Hostels in Chiayi, Taiwan

6 hostels available. Prices start from $8 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Chiayi

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KM Hostel

West District
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Payment on arrival: cash only Tax included in room rate Breakfast included No smoking in the whole hostel" …"…) / 嘉義市蘭井街273號 KM Hostel is 950 m away from Chiayi Railway Station, and Jiabei … More

An Lan Jie Hostel

West District
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Party Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…Things to Note: 1. Smoking, alcoholic drinks, gambling, and other illegal behaviors are not allowed in An Lan Jie Hostel. The guests can find the suitable and enjoyable places or stores in the … More
"Walk Home Hostel - Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is non-smoking and is situated 300 … More

Oinn Hotel & Hostel

Free Breakfast
Youth Hostel
"…Check in from 15:00 to 22:00 . Check out from before 11:00 . Taxes included. No curfew. Non smoking." …"…1: Get off at Chiayi Interchange, heading towards Chiayi City → Follow Beigang Road to … More
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Quiet Rest
"Very nice, affordable, and comfortable place to stay - very nice, affordable and comfortable place to stay. People here are easy to stay with and even have easy English conversation ability. Very … More
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…The owner of the property likes making friends and provides budget accommodation. Come & Sleep Hostel is in a whole building. Each room is with big window and air-conditioning. The property is … More

Hotels in Chiayi

"…In the hostel there are 48 Beds, 2-Bed Shared Dorm Room, 4-Bed Shared Dorm Room and 6-Bed Shared Dorm Room with perfect facilities and saloon. There are 83 business rooms in the hotel. There are … More

Hostels in Chiayi, Taiwan

6 hostels available. Prices start from $16 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Chiayi (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Chiayi.

 Get to know Chiayi (no more

Chiayi, Taiwan, is a lively city with reasonably priced accommodation. It is the perfect starting point if you want to go hiking in the national park of Alishan. You can either take the old-fashioned train or the bus. The train is more romantic, but the bus is cheaper and more frequent.

Most tourists just come for that. But the city has much more to offer. Even though travel guides don't recommend staying too long in Chiayi, there are many things to explore, including the fabulous night market with excellent shopping opportunities, the Lantan Lakes reservoir, Chiayi Park with its so-called Sun Shooting Tower, the Japanese village Hinoki, and the temples. The most impressive temple is the Chenghuang Temple (City God Temple). And don't forget to check out the morning market, where they sell not only fruit and vegetables, but also fish heads and whole chickens. Your Chiayi, Taiwan hostel is a great place from which to base yourself so you can easily explore and take in everything this region has to offer.

The best way to explore the city is by bicycle or by scooter (if you have an international drivers license). Bicycles can be rented per hour and scooters can be rented per day. If you prefer walking, you can do most things by foot as well.

Chiayi is famous for its turkey rice, tofu pudding, and stinky tofu. Make sure you don't leave the city without trying all three of them. The turkey rice and the tofu pudding can be found almost everywhere, especially at the night market. And for the stinky tofu, well ... Just follow your nose. If you smell something revolting, this is it! It is worth overcoming the nasty smell and still trying the tofu, as its taste has nothing to do with its odor -- actually, it tastes quite nice. Be sure you get the fried one, because that's the best. It will be very forgivable, though, if you don't manage to stand the smell and run away quickly.

Last but not least, its inhabitants are the nicest people you can imagine. If you want to become friends with Taiwanese people, this is the place to go.

Written by local enthusiast for Chiayi hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Chiayi hostels Julie

Chiayi Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Chiayi, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 6
Average dorm price $22
Cheapest hostel in Chiayi KM Hostel with $15.5
Party hostels in Chiayi KM Hostel (2 in total)
Most Chiayi hostels are located in West District
Average rating of all hostels 6.7

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Other Nearby Cities

Chiayi City (14 Km / 8 mi.)
Minxiong (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Alishan (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Donghe (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Chenggong (25 Km / 15 mi.)
Lugu (36 Km / 22 mi.)
Jinhu (46 Km / 28 mi.)

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