Hostels in Yilan City, Taiwan

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Get to know Yilan 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 Yilan City. To help you make friends with Yilan City before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Yilan City is also named and spelled Ilan - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Yilan City (Ilan), Taiwan, is situated in the central part of the Lanyang Plain; this broad and flat feature enables tourists and locals to get around easily. Another important feature is the Lanyjang River, which flows through the county and is used for transportation as well. Around ninety-five thousand people live in the city, which holds various religious festivals and parades throughout the year.

The climate in Yilan is subtropical. Hot and humid summers are usual, but winter is also a fine time to visit the area since the climate is very mild.

Museums in the city centre such as the Yilan Museum of Art attract culture lovers. Yolan Museum of Art was opened within the past few years and mainly exhibits pieces of art by locals artists. More than two thousand square metres are available in the complex.

If you are more into outdoor activities, you can go on a daytrip to the national parks nearby. The Shei-Pa National Park and the Taroko National Park are a worthwhile destination for a daytrip. Taroko National Park covers over ninety-two thousand hectares in the northern section of the Central Mountain Range. Visitors can take a time out to relax in a peaceful atmosphere; the unspoilt landscape features sheer gorges and high mountains. Some of the peaks are more than three thousand meres high. Wufengqi Falls are north of the city centre; this beautiful piece of nature is perfect for photographers and nature lovers and the area is very suitable for a relaxing stroll, as well. The name derives from the row of five mountain peaks situated behind the waterfall.

You can choose from numerous Yilan City (Ilan), Taiwan hostels, hotels, and guesthouses in the city. It is hard to say in which area you can find most of the accommodations since the Yilan City (Ilan), Taiwan hostels and hotels are spread in and around the centre of Yilan. Free Wi-Fi is included in all of the offers, no matter if you book a Yilan City (Ilan), Taiwan hostel, hotel, or even an holiday apartment.

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Your Packing List for Yilan City

Your Packing List for Yilan City

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Yilan 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 Yilan City, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
5 Total number of hostels
1 Party hostels in Yilan City
Rising Sun Surf Inn is the best rated
Most Yilan City hostels are located in
Dah-Jinn, Dong-Shan
4.9 Average rating of all hostels

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