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2 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Rooms and showers were all that we needed and for a good price. Owner Mr. Lee was extremely nice and let us stay for several hours after checkout as two of us were ill. The hostel is very close to the Taipei central station so it's easy to get around.

Thank Yonatan H
New York
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I'm a young female traveler who stayed in a single room at Taiwan Happy Family Hostel for the month of July and loved it. I would highly recommend this for anyone looking for a cheap and central place in Taipei. The location could not be better for day trips since the central train station and bus station are less than... More 

Thank Stephanie W
Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

My partner and I stayed in this place. It does look a bit worn out- but it was such a lovely place. The staff were so friendly and helpful. My only comment is that behind the head boards of the beds were a bit dirty... apart from that it was lovely.

Thank Trevor_the_backpack
Hong Kong, China
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2015

The hostel is clean and new. The location is good, which is very near MTR and Railway station. The owner is nice. I can feel the warm environment. The only problem is the main entrance is not easy to find but the owner will tell me clearly by phone. Highly recommended.

1 Thank tsubasali
Paris, France
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23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Great location, very closed to the bus station and to the railway station, in fact consider it in the centre of Taipei. Nice welcome and helpful staff, John will answer your questions and try to make everything all right for you. Wifi correct in the rooms. Rooms very basic but good rates. Shared bathrooms quite clean. Rooms and beds all... More 

1 Thank Frederic D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

I spent 8 nights at the hostel at a mixed dorm over the Xmas period. The location beats all possible downsides for a start, secondly I have never met a host who's so hospitable, not only towards solo travellers like me but anyone who's open to a conversation or two. I had a great time despite the rainy days in... More 

3 Thank Sandra15071507
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2013

I have to say I was a bit concerned about some of the negative comments about the place. But the rooms was clean enough and so were the shared facilities. At least they provide drinking water, hot and cold, if not on your floor, then one up or down. As for insects, surprisingly there was the odd mosquito or two... More 

2 Thank leekm
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We stayed in this place for two nights. We got one room on the third floor and one on the top floor. I spotted a few bumps on my waist the next morning but didn't bother to check when we were out in town as I thought it could be mosquito bites that were itching me. After our shower that... More 

7 Thank junyi_mah
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Reviewed 2 August 2013 via mobile

Just a walking distance to the MRT Taipei Main Station. If you're from Tao Yuan International Airport, take a bus from Terminal 2 at 125NT per pax and it'll head straight to the Taipei Main Bus Station, which by the way is near to the MRT station. That settles the porblem with airport transfers and commuting around Taipei. I wish... More 

1 Thank pheonawart
Moscow, Russia
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2013

The hostel has own website www.taipeiroom.com with detailed description on how to get to it. It is only 5 minutes walking far from bus stop near East entrance to Taipei main railway station where you alight off KuoKuang bus 1819 from Taoyuan airport. The hostel door carries no sign there is hostel inside, it only has big letters "HF" on... More 

6 Thank Andrey_Solstice

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hostel Happy Family

Address: No.2 Lane 56, Section 1, Zhong Shan North Road, Taipei 104, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Taipei
Price Range: £11 - £28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Hostel Happy Family Hotel Taipei
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“Rooms facing Civic Blvd will experience louder traffic noise as compared to those along Zhongshan, I feel.”
 of 5 bubbles leekm, 21 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing away from the main road if you're not used to the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Claudia83, 30 Jan 2012 | Read review
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