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Taroko Lodge

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is not luxe but its clean. And the midges are an annoyance. But where this places excels is in the service levels. The owners couldn't be more helpful. They are your host, your cook (breakfast), your bike hire shop, your taxi (to/from dinner, to/from cycle points), your tour operator (booked hiking permits, train tickets)......Makes for a very simple...

1Thank HongKongDuncan
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The booking via email was very easy, Mr Su picked us up punctually from the Xincheng Taroko train station. He speaks very simple English so it helped that I had a Mandarin-speaking travel companion :) we rested the rest of the day away at his lovely quaint lodge, which is cosy and clean and surrounded by mountain views, farms and...

1Thank Jaime Z
Fresno, California
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Taroko Lodge (or, alternately, 嵐天小築) is a convenient option for visitors who want to hike or bicycle Taiwan’s famed Taroko Gorge. The Su family has been welcoming guests for years, and provides a well-practiced experience that’s been described here by other visitors (whose testimonials provided us the briefing that Mr. Su did not). Our trip up the gorge and back...

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Rihang, 業者 at Taroko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion. Rihang

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Rihang was an amazing host and guide for our biking trip through Taroko Gorge. He was very responsive to the booking request and made for an extremely smooth trip. It was really the best way to experience the gorge, even though you have to be careful biking on a road without bike lanes. Definitely highly recommend to all adventurous travellers...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you want 5 star accommodation this is not for you. It is clean and very comfortable but a bit old fashioned. It is not a hotel but a hostel. What it lacks in plastic newness it makes up for in other ways : the breakfast was superb. the bike riding down the gorge organized by Rihan was the highlight...

Thank David R
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We picked this Taroko Lodge during our visit to Hualien, Taiwan. And we are definitely glad to make it our 4 nights stay - tucked away from the city noise and enjoy all the peace that we seek for. We did the Zhuilu Old Trail on the last day of 2016 and the weather was perfect. Rihang, the owner, who...

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Rihang, 業者 at Taroko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your praise ! Taroko Lodge Rihang

Reviewed 9 December 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights. Rihang picked us up from the station and despite us getting on the wrong train and having mixed up the times he was still happy to pick us up with a very warm welcome. The Lodge is comfortable, clean towels every day, great breakfast prepared every morning by his wife on the porch. We...

1Thank Pandapops73
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in Taroko Lodge and thoroughly recommend this experience. The Lodge is comfortable and Rihang and his family really welcomed us into their home. We biked and hiked and also hiked the Zhuilu trail. Both incredible experiences. We were picked up from Xincheng train station and dropped back there at the end of our trip. Breakfast was...

1Thank lisa t
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The title explains all :-) this is the best you can do if you want to visit the gorge. They also organiz bike tours from the top. Y car and riding down. Excellent choice! They also bring. You to eat in local restaurants. Nice family taking care of the beautiful place.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We turned up at Taroko Lodge, after reading that they offered cycling tour of Taroko Gorge (without prior arrangements). When we arrived, Mr Su. was super accommodating and happy to help despite our lack of planning. He was happy to show us all the best spots of the Taroko Gorge on the drive up in the morning, giving us the...

2Thank Hamish L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taroko Lodge ...... The Lodge environment is an independent natural and lovely park Close to the Taroko National Park Simple and comfortable room B & B Welcome to Taroko gorge in Cycling and Hiking ... Taroko Gorge is called a hand-hewn from the road, but also Taiwan's first road across the Central Mountain Range. Let the world a glimpse of the beauty of Taroko scenery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taroko Lodge

Address: No.35-5 Minzhi, Xiulin Township, Hualien County 97252, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Hualien County
Business Centre with Internet Access Restaurant
Price Range: €59 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Our room was in the main house. Request for the en-suite bath if preferred.”
JaimeZ764, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take the trip through the gorge by bicycle not by bus or car.”
G3698LLdavidr, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room view doesn't matter so much because there is a great shared balcony with nice views.”
K6658JTcarlab, 7 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Mozzie nets are needed - Rihang and his wife will provide but make sure you ask if not”
387lels, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms in the main lodge have slightly better showers & wardrobe, those in the outhouse have a nice verandah but very noisy frogs at night!”
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  • The main building of the Taroko lodge
jlw283, 31 May 2015 | Read review
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