First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen located at Jiufen, and it only takes 2mins walk from bus stop-Jiufen stop, 24hr convenience store, post office and tourist information center. And only 5mins walk to the famous Jiufen old street and tea house area(A-Mei tea house). First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen has the only glass house in Jiufen town with amazing mountain and sea view. Here we offer huge public area that guests can take break and get to know each other; and our ECO, clean and confortable accommodation area makes all our guests feel like home! Our warm welcome to all guests to be here and experience the mountain town of stairs and feeling the beauty of connected of mountain and sea. From First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen, it’s about: 2mins walk to post office, 24hrs convenience store and tourist information center; 5mins walk to Jiufen Old Street, Seng-Ping theater and A-Mei tea house and tea house street; 10mins to Ruifang; 15mins to Jinguashi-Gold Museum; 20mins to Cat Village-Houtong (Pingxi Line), Badouzih, NMMST; 30mins to Jinguashi-Shuinandong(Yin-Yang Sea/13-Level refining and smelting factory and Gold Waterfall), Sandiaoling (Pingxi Line); 40mins to Shifen (Pingxi Line), Keelung CBD/Keelung Harbour/Keelung Miao-Kou night market, Long-Dong/Bitou cape(Northeast of Taiwan); 50mins to Pingxi, Jingtong (Pingixi Line), Fulong, Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area; 60mins to Taipei Main Station; 60-80mins to Waiao, Jiaoxi, Yilan, Luodong, Suao 2-3hr to Hualien; Keelung harbor is also an important harbor in Taiwan, which allow you join cruise to/from Xiamen, Mazhu, Hualien, Naha, Ryukyu,Ishigaki, Yonaguni Island. Or you can transfer bus at Keelung to the famous Yeliu Geo Park or other spots at north of Taiwan. We wish to provide a HOME that our guests can having break and recharge; a warm, quiet home without crowed and noises that can make people confortable and even communicate with our mother nature more clearly. Our hostel is not located IN Jiufen Old Street. We don’t have busy traffic here, or crowed tourists walking pass. We are only 5mins walk away with great environment and convenience location where you can experience the REAL quiet Jiufen. We can chat, communicate, exchange information or relax our mind in our glass house. We want not only share our beauty of Taiwan, but also share spirits: the sharing attitude of traveller, a projection of emotion, a passion of love of our hometown,Taiwan. As we are also backpackers, we understand what backpackers would need; we do our best to offer clean and comfortable home, rich travel information, extra shoe dryer and shower gel/ shampoo for our guests. Although you are traveling, but whenever you back to First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen, it's just like back to your HOME. We look forward to seeing you in the upcoming future! * We are a hostel. Please bring your own toiletry as we don't provide that. Or, you can purchase them at our hostel.(towels for rent) * Jiufen town is built along mountains, you'll find "stairs" everywhere as the most important symbol in Jiufen; we highly recommend you to leave your heavy luggage or suitcases in other places or in/near Ruifang train station. Please only bring simple and light personal luggage with you when you come to Jiufen. * The balance to be paid when check-in is in CASH(Taiwan dollar only). * Please make sure you are fully read and understand all our information on web-page BEFORE you make reservation.