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Flip Flop Hostel - Main Station

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located near to the main station. We stayed on the fifth floor - not too bad the first time you go up the stairs but gets a bit annoying going up and down as the stairs are quite narrow - there is no lift. Also no bathroom on the fifth floor, so have to go up and down the... More 

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FlipFlopHostel-TPE, 經理 at Flip Flop Hostel - Main Station, responded to this review

Dear friend, Thanks for your feedback : ) - We have posted that there's no elevator in the building on our official website, booking channel, and the confirmation email as well. Also remind our guests take this into consideration when packing luggage. Our staff will always help the guests who are with big luggages, if they ask for help. -... More 

New York City, New York
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

By email, I told the hostel I would be arriving in Taipei at approximately 6am and they told me their staff hours begin at 9:30am. They recommended going to have breakfast or something until then and then having my luggage stored at the hostel until check in time. I opted to store my bag in a locker at the train... More 

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FlipFlopHostel-TPE, 經理 at Flip Flop Hostel - Main Station, responded to this review

Dear friend, Really sorry for a bad experience during your stay in our house -Our check-in time is from 15:00, but lots travelers who arrive earlier than that request to enter the room even before housekeeping completed to leave their luggage and start their journey right away. Thus, on that day our staff also followed this rule and let you... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Hostel is very good with a great location ! Super clean, both bedroom and toilet, and does really value for money ! The only thing is that is not a sociable hostel, so i would't recommend for solo travelers. Staff is OK and friendly

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The hostel is just beside taipei main station. Its very convenient, 7-11 and mc donald are within 2 minutes by foot. The staffs are friendly and the cleanliness is great. The only complain is the hostel doesn't have an elevator. Thus, you need to carry your luggage using staircase. Besides, you may expect some noise inside the room while people... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Everything here gave me a nice experience. Friendly staff, high security for women dorm, convenient location etc. I just arrived there at around 10 in the early morning, it was not a normal check-in time, but a female staff (same ages with me should be hahaa..) was very kind, she allowed my to check-in earlier and store my luggage at... More 

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Thailand
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I've stayed there for 7 days. Staffs are very friendly, helpful and active. The location is perfect, this hostel is located near QSquare which you can walk through to Taipei main station. Will come back again soon. :D

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Bangkok, Thailand
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44 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Hotel is located near Taipei main station. It is quite convenient for transportation. Staffs were very friendly and helpful. They can speak English fluently. I stayed in twin room with shared bathroom. The room was very cozy and clean. Unfortunately, there is no elevator so please be aware to not take huge luggages if you will stay at upper floor... More 

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Thank Nat P
Beijing, China
1 review
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

This is an excellent hostel. It is located right next to bus, train, high speed rail. And there is a trendy mall across the street. The rooms are clean. Staff members are friendly and very helpful. We had a great time in Taipei. I strongly recommend this hostel to everyone.

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Rio Rancho, NM
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56 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Stylish and spotless, with many thoughtful touches. The staff are really sweet and helpful. One major con if you are staying in a single room: The single private rooms are all on the 5th floor. It’s a drag to have to climb that many stairs, especially with luggage. Also, you need to go down a floor to shower or use... More 

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Placerville, California
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77 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

This is an excellent hostel. It has great aesthetics, it could actually pass for a small boutique hotel, only this one has dorm style rooms. Every room is very clean, beds are comfortable, rooms have air conditioning, WiFi is fast and free, towels are provided, and the shower areas even have shampoo and liquid soap! The place also seems very... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Flip Flip Hostel is your home away from home! Flip Flop Hostel (FFH-Main Station) is located only 5 minutes away from the heart of Taipei, the Taipei Main Station, where there are many bustling shops and stores of all kinds. Just an easy direct bus from the Taiwan Tao-Yuan International Airport, Flip Flop Hostel is easily accessible and it's centralized location makes it easy to explore other parts of Taipei or Taiwan via nearby metro, train or bus. Opening in May 2011, we are already one of the most popular within Taipei given its location, safety, size, cleanliness and comfort and most importantly, its friendly staff who make it their personal job to ensure that you enjoy your stay. All of our rooms are equipped with FREE Wifi, air-conditioning, cooling fans and lockers in the dorm rooms. ●Free Public Computer●No Curfew●24-hour hot water● No 24 hour reception (check in time is 15:00~21:30), please email/call us if you are planning to come outside of this window, otherwise we will cancel your booking after 21:30PM, if we do not hear from you.●Check-out is before 11AMCONFIRMATION OF BOOKING:A confirmation email will be sent to you after you have made your booking. ●LOOKING FOR WORK ? House-Cleaning in exchange for free accommodation - We are looking for someone to join our fun team and to help clean our Hostel 6 mornings per week in exchange for free accommodation in our dorm. We also offer free Internet and a weekly laundry allowance. We prefer someone who can stay for at least 3 weeks. If you're interested please e-mail us or call to tell us all about yourself. (Please note: we highly value cleanliness in the Hostel) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flip Flop Hostel - Main Station

Address: No.103 Huayin Street, Datong District, Taipei 103, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Taipei
Price Range: €15 - €43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Flip Flop Hostel - Main Station 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“ask for a lower bunk”
 of 5 bubbles 664saral, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If going for a double, request a room on a lower level if you don't want to walk up lots of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 274beckyk, 7 May 2015 | Read review
“The hostel without lift, so choose a lower level if you can. ;)”
 of 5 bubbles Chris143L, 29 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Great Location”
  • 6-bed mixed dorm
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“Prefer to choose room away from the toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles 369carment, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
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