Hostels in Taitung City, Taiwan

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Get to know Taitung City (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 are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and 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 Taitung City. To help you make friends with Taitung City before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Taitung City is also named and spelled Tai-tung - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Probably one of the most authentic Taiwanese towns, Taitung City owes its unique vibe to the local old-style Japanese architecture, as well as mainly tribal population, with its own traditions and customs. Taitung will also be your gateway to the Green Island and the Isle of Lanyu, famous for its dive sites and indigenous inhabitants. The ferry runs daily during dry season and once a week depending on weather conditions during rainy season from Taitung Fukang Harbour. There is a big hot air balloon festival near Taitung that runs every year from May to August, where you can camp, hike, and even fly a balloon.

In Taitung City, head for the Tourist Information Center at the Railway station to find out about various city attractions. The railway station also holds an exhibition of modern artists from Taitung, and the Museum of Prehistory will tell you more about local tribes and their history. Tianhou Temple, dedicated to the sea goddess Matsu, looks spectacular, especially during the birthday celebrations for the deity in April or May. Beinan Cultural Park contains one of the most important archeological sites of the island.

Ata Aboriginal Culture Craft offers you some unique glass beads, textiles, and aboriginal handicrafts to buy, and Dulan to the north of Taitung invites you to visit traditional settlements, the sugar factory with an art exhibition, and an interesting archeological site. Cycling through Taitung and nearby towns is probably your most adventurous option, but the train network is wide and will allow you to move fast around the county. Your Taitung City hostel is the perfect base for visiting any and all of the sights on offer in Taitung City.

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FAQ about Taitung City Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Taitung City. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Taitung City. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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WaGaLiGong Dulan is the best rated hostel for partying in Taitung City.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Taitung City

Your Packing List for Taitung City

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Taitung City 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 Taitung City, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
13 Total number of hostels
$18 Average dorm price
$14 Cheapest hostel in Taitung City
WaGaLiGong Dulan is the cheapest
6 Party hostels in Taitung City
WaGaLiGong Dulan is the best rated
5.3 Average rating of all hostels

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