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Duckling's Snail Hostel
Duckling's Snail Hostel
Duckling's Snail Hostel
Duckling's Snail Hostel
Duckling's Snail Hostel
Duckling's Snail Hostel
Duckling's Snail Hostel

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8.2

Excellent

187 reviews

187 reviews

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8.5

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Lin Department Store

230 m

Hayashi Department Store

260 m

Chende Jyutang

260 m

Art Museum

290 m

Guohua Street

340 m

Popular landmarks
National Museum of Taiwan Literature

450 m

Confucius Temple

530 m

Chihkan Towers

560 m

Blueprint Cultural and Creative Park

680 m

Shennong Street

710 m

Closest landmarks
Kuo General Hospital

290 m

Old Tainan Branch of Kangyo Bank

410 m

Zheng's House

420 m

Da Tian Hou Gong

430 m

Haian Road

440 m

Duckling's Snail Hostel

No.10, Lane 108, Zhong Zheng Rd., Tainan City, Tainan, Taiwan, 700 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Tainan City, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Chimei Museum.

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Highlights

Located in heart of Tainan

Check-in [24-hour]

Inside city center

280 meters to Hayashi Department Store

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Announcements by hotel (3)
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) circumstances, after onsite measurement guests’ whose forehead temperature is above 37.5 °C or ear temperature is above 38 °C might be rejected for accommodations as per the government's regulations.

Facilities

Pets allowed

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Check-in [24-hour]

Kitchen

Wi-Fi in public areas

Laundromat

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Tainan are being booked every minute!
Value for money8.4
Distance to city center0 KM
Location rating8.5
Nearest airportTainan Airport (TNN)
Distance to airport5.2 km

Rooms available at Duckling's Snail Hostel

Female Dormitory 6-Bed
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 single bed
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Private Room for 6 People
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 3 bunk beds
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Private Room for 4 People with Bunk Bed
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 3 bunk beds
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Male Dormitory 6-Bed
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 single bed
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Private Room for 3 People
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Street view
  • 3 single beds
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Bed in 3-Bed Female Dormitory Room
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  • Street view
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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Bed in 3-Bed Male Dormitory Room
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  • City view
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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Room Assigned on Arrival
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at Duckling's Snail Hostel?

    Check-in is from 03:30 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The hostel also offers 24-hour check-in.

    What is the smoking policy at Duckling's Snail Hostel?

    Duckling's Snail Hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

    What is the closest airport to Duckling's Snail Hostel?

    Travel by air is easy with Tainan Airport only 5.2 km away from Duckling's Snail Hostel.

    What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Duckling's Snail Hostel?

    The closest train, metro, or bus station to Duckling's Snail Hostel is Tainan Railway Station, 1.3 km away.

    What restaurants are nearby Duckling's Snail Hostel?

    Restaurants including Xingxing Coffee & Tea, 9m10c and Hua Chuan are popular in Duckling's Snail Hostel’s neighborhood which is known as Tainan City.

    What popular shopping places are close to Duckling's Snail Hostel?

    Shopping options in Duckling's Snail Hostel’s Tainan City neighborhood include Hayashi Department Store, Wusheng Night Market and T.S. Mall.

    What are popular attractions near Duckling's Snail Hostel?

    Guests at Duckling's Snail Hostel can easily visit Chihkan Towers, Shennong Street and Confucius Temple located in the Tainan City area.

    What popular beaches are close to Duckling's Snail Hostel?

    Guests at Duckling's Snail Hostel can easily visit Golden Beach in the Tainan City area.

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    What people love about Duckling's Snail Hostel

    • 9.6

      Exceptional

      "Love this lovely place."

      Eu

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      November 4, 2019

    • 8.4

      Excellent
      Location

      "Good location near the bus station , quiet and comfortable place."

      MA

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      August 9, 2019

    Property ranking|Compared to 1,137 Tainan properties
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    Couples review score
    9/10
    Value for money score
    8.5/10
    Location score
    8.5/10
    Room size
    14 sqm.
    Better than
    82
    %
    of Tainan properties
    Better than
    81
    %
    of Tainan properties
    Better than
    79
    %
    of Tainan properties
    Bigger than
    77
    %
    of Tainan properties
    Overall rating:

    8.2

    Excellent
    187 reviews
    Cleanliness
    8.0
    Facilities
    7.5
    Location
    8.5
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    More about Duckling's Snail Hostel

    More about Duckling's Snail Hostel

    Duckling's Snail Hostel

    Duckling's Snail Hostel is the perfect choice for travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Tainan. Experience an urban escape in Tainan with a stay at Duckling's Snail Hostel, with its exceptional location right in the city center. Are you seeking the true Tainan? Experiencing the best of the city's culture is easy with a stay at Duckling's Snail Hostel, located merely 6.9 km from Chimei Museum.
    All offerings provided by Duckling's Snail Hostel help to ensure a pleasant stay for all travelers. Free internet access provided within the hostel keeps you connected throughout your stay. Always get the assistance you need with front desk services including express check-in or check-out and luggage storage. For longer stays or whenever you need it, the laundromat keeps your favorite travel outfits clean and available.
    For health reasons, smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the hostel.
    A range of amenities is offered in guestrooms at Duckling's Snail Hostel. Enjoy your stay even more at the hostel, knowing that some selected rooms include linen service, blackout curtains and air conditioning. Don't worry about being thirsty as instant tea is provided in some guestrooms. Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the hostel you'll find a hair dryer available in some guest bathrooms.


    Dining and things to do

    A day in will be as fun as a day out with ranges of recreational activities offered at Duckling's Snail Hostel. Family time on relaxed evenings is easy with the hostel's shared lounge and TV area.


    Around the property

    Don't miss out on all that Tainan has to offer! Be sure to stop by Chihkan Towers located 560 m away, one of the most famous of all local landmarks. Find that special item or souvenir that will commemorate your trip to Tainan at Hayashi Department Store located 250 m away.


    Reasons to stay here

    Find rooms here that are cheaper than 82% of all other options in the city.
    Compared to the city's accommodation options, this hostel scored higher than 87% of them for food and dining.
    According to guests who stayed here, this hostel's room comfort is rated higher than 87% of other accommodations in Tainan.

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    Amenities and facilities
    Very good
    Facilities

    7.5

    Most talked about facilities

    Breakfast

    1 mention

    Internet

    1 mention

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Chinese [Mandarin]

    Internet access

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
    • Wi-Fi in public areas

    Dining, drinking, and snacking

    • Kitchen

    Services and conveniences

    • Elevator
    • Laundromat
    • Luggage storage
    • Smoke-free property
    • Smoking area

    Access

    • Cat-friendly
    • Check-in/out [express]
    • Check-in [24-hour]
    • Dog-friendly
    • Pets allowed
    Location
    No.10, Lane 108, Zhong Zheng Rd., Tainan City, Tainan, Taiwan, 700
    Excellent
    Location

    8.5

    Airports

    • Tainan Airport (TNN)
      5.2 km 11 min drive
    • Pingtung Airport (PIF)
      43.5 km

    Public transportation

    • Tainan Railway Station
      1.4 km
    • Daqiao Train Station
      3.8 km

    Hospital or clinic

    • Kuo General Hospital
      290 m

    Shopping

    • Hayashi Department Store
      260 m

    Convenience store

    • 7 Eleven
      750 m

    Cash withdrawal

    • ATM
      60 m
    What's nearby

    Popular landmarks

    • Hayashi Department Store
      260 m
    • National Museum of Taiwan Literature
      450 m
    • Confucius Temple
      530 m
    • Chihkan Towers
      560 m
    • Blueprint Cultural and Creative Park
      680 m
    • Shennong Street
      710 m
    • Anping Tree House
      4.0 km
    • Anping Fort
      4.2 km
    • Ten Drum Cultural
      6.6 km
    • Chimei Museum
      7.0 km

    Nearby landmarks

    • Lin Department Store
      230 m
    • Hayashi Department Store
      260 m
    • Chende Jyutang
      260 m
    • Art Museum
      290 m
    • Kuo General Hospital
      290 m
    • Guohua Street
      340 m
    • Wu Yuan Yiwen Center
      340 m
    • Old Tainan District Court
      360 m
    • Kunshagong
      360 m
    • Tainan Wude Dian
      400 m
    Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
    Property policies
    Children and extra beds

    Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

    Minimum age of guests is: 6 year(s).

    Children 6-12 year(s)
    Stay for free if using existing bedding.
    If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
    Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
    Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
    Others
    • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out

    • Check-in from15:30
    • Check-in until23:00
    • Check-out from05:00
    • Check-out until12:00
    • Reception open until19:00

    Getting around

    • Distance from city center0 KM
    • Travel time to airport (minutes)20

    The property

    • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
    • Number of floors3
    • Number of rooms 2
    • Room voltage110
    • Year property opened1975
    • Most recent renovation2019
    Property announcements

    Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) circumstances, after onsite measurement guests’ whose forehead temperature is above 37.5 °C or ear temperature is above 38 °C might be rejected for accommodations as per the government's regulations.

    Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) circumstances, those who are requested by the government to undergo household quarantine or home isolation will be rejected as per the government’s regulations.

    Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, certain restaurants, bars, public facilities and areas may be closed in accordance with the government directives. Please contact the property for more information.

    Reviews of Duckling's Snail Hostel from real guests

    Provided by verified guests of Agoda
    8.2
    /
    10
    Cleanliness8.0
    Facilities7.5
    Location8.5
    Service8.4
    Value for money8.4
    High score for Tainan
    Rating
    9+ Exceptional (28)
    8-9 Excellent (12)
    7-8 Very Good (9)
    6-7 Good (4)
    <6 Below Expectation (6)
    Time of the year
    Mar - May (19)
    Jun - Aug (17)
    Sep - Nov (8)
    Dec - Feb (15)
    All guests (187)
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    9.6
    Exceptional
    Eu from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in October 2019

    A cosy place 😍”

    Love this lovely place. Very nice deco 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

    Reviewed November 04, 2019

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    8.4
    Excellent
    MA from Taiwan
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in August 2019

    clean , quiet and convenient”

    good location near the bus station , quiet and comfortable place.

    Reviewed August 09, 2019

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    2.0
    HECTOR from Ireland
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in March 2019

    Awful experience ”

    This place is not a hostel or functions like one. Place was locked when I arrived during check-in hours. I had no SIM card so had to ask a neighbour for WiFi access to contact Agoda so that they could contact the owner. Owner was aware I had a reservation but left the place locked, sent me no messages to agree a check-in time, or seemed to care. Very stressful! Facilities are dated. Far from train station. As no reception, no left lugggage. Look elsewhere

    Reviewed March 17, 2019

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    Sorry for your bad experience. As a small ,not so typical hostel, I can't afford a staff in the reception regularly especially in the work days guests are few, or the cost and price would be too high. So, usually, l provide the self-check in:I sent messages to guests by Agoda in advance with the facebook account, so guests can send me message and got the pin code to open the door. I also have a sticker outside the door with the QR codes of Facebook,Line, and Wechat, and the phone number, so,when arriving,guests can contact me by internet, mobile phone, or public phone. I remembered the day you came. I was cooking dinner when I got my neighbor's call (Thank him!). He helped to open the door and you got the room key I prepared on the counter. I left my little kids at home and went there immediately to say sorry. Tainan is good. For foreign travelers, maybe a big hostel with staffs would be better to provide more service, although the price may be higher and not have the local styl

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    Duckling's Snail Hostel
    9.2
    Exceptional
    Wai from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Group
    Female Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 3 nights in March 2017

    Feeling like home”

    Feeling warm and like staying at home. The owner made her 40 years old house became a hostel. It located in the middle of Tainan City, but you have to walk through the small alley to find this retro place.

    Reviewed March 24, 2017

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    9.6
    Exceptional
    Chen from Taiwan
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in July 2017

    Good, best location”

    No breakfast, but you can find good good easily in tainan city..... The disadvantage only is I saw the big cockroach in night.....

    Reviewed July 31, 2017

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    8.0
    Excellent
    Po-Yen from Netherlands
    Group
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in August 2018

    Nice host”

    Definitely worth the money. The house is a bit old, especially bathroom; but reflects the history of Tainan. We first arrived around 11 am and a girl gave us the keys and a short rundown. The owner came back later the night, she’s really friendly and warm, pretty much the southern hospitality. Location wise there’s a bus stop outside and is walkable distance to some of the attractions.

    Reviewed August 12, 2018

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    4.8
    Qi from Singapore
    Solo traveler
    Female Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in August 2018

    Acceptable”

    It’s an old house, but also a dirty and dusty place. Clumps of hair here and there, stray strands of hair all over the bathroom. The toilet on the first floor reeked of urine and was so pungent I had to hold my breath. Cleanliness aside, t is also very impersonal. Other then some old Chinese language pamphlets, there is no one to ask about the neighborhood (the girl in charge when I was there wasn’t the owner and knows less about Tainan than I do) because the owner doesn’t come by. I was instructed to open the door to the hostel and collect my keys by myself. The rules are weird. You’re supposed to turn the air conditioner to a ridiculous 27 degrees Celsius. If you feel hot, you turn it to 22 for an hour then turn it back to 27. I woke up soaked in sweat my first night. The humidity didn’t help. I feel that the owner has done a shoddy job managing this place. It is more of an afterthought than anything else, I regret not visiting a place with actual staff.

    Reviewed August 25, 2018

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    The house is an old building with new interiors and facilities. In the summer vacation we will have working/accommodation-exchange staffs. I am sorry it seemed the staff girl didn't do good clean and service, and even turned down the air condition when you still feel hot. It is a good warn for us to pay more attention to manage the exchange. Thank you for suggesting and really sorry for the bad experience.

    Responded June 08, 2019
    Duckling's Snail Hostel
    7.2
    Very good
    Yion from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in June 2018

    Cozy stay”

    Everything was good except that the living room could have a TV for guest to enjoy and the kitchen should equip with a microwave. Second floor's is a little old and therefore could consider to refurbish.

    Reviewed July 10, 2018

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    7.2
    Very good
    Woojin from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in March 2018

    A great place for budget traveller”

    This place is amazingly budget friednly considering its great facilities. Yet I cannot deny that the facilities are not best. It is great location for a base camp, but, if this is your first visit, it can be tricky to find the place.

    Reviewed March 05, 2018

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    6.0
    Lars from Germany
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in January 2019

    Above average”

    Reviewed January 29, 2019

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    4.8
    SUZUKI from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in November 2019

    お勧め出来ません”

    チェックインが難しい。通話が出来る電話機や、SNSのアカウントを持っている必要がある。前もって教えてもらえたらまだしも、入り口に連絡先が貼ってあるだけとは・・・

    Reviewed November 06, 2019

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    7.2
    Very good
    hajime from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in July 2018

    看板が無くかなり迷った。”

    看板が無く、わかりにくいがスタッフは 愛想良く 親切で 楽しい時を過ごせた。 シャワー&トイレがレトロだったが 掃除は行き届いていた。

    Reviewed July 25, 2018

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    8.4
    Excellent
    Ayumi from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Female Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in June 2018

    可愛い街並みの中にあるホステル&フレンドリーなオーナー”

    ダックリングズホステルのある界隈はリノベーションしたカフェやお店、宿などが点在している通称カタツムリ通りでフォトジェニックなポイントが沢山!カタツムリ通りの名の通り、至る所にカタツムリを見つけることが出来ます。このダックリングズホステルも古い建物をリノベーションした趣味の良い素敵な場所でした。チェックインもチェックアウトも柔軟に対応してくださり、自由な時間に出入り出来、親切に美味しいお店やお薦めの場所のリストもメールで送ってくれました。まるで自宅か友達の家の様にリラックス出来ました。私の台南での滞在を心地良いものにしてくださったオーナーに感謝します(*´ェ`*)

    Reviewed June 12, 2018

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    8.4
    Excellent
    sachiko from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Female Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in December 2017

    バス停すぐそばで便利”

    オーナーの女性はとても親切です。午後1時到着してすぐに部屋に案内してもらえた。自転車も無料で貸してくれるので近場を散策する人には良いです。 玄関・部屋・ロッカーの鍵を渡され夜朝はオーナー不在なので見張られてない感ですごく良かった(笑)。 安平行き19番バス停乗り場から歩1分。林百貨へも真っ直ぐ。高島屋からも歩ける範囲なので、バスが無くなるギリギリの夜10時まで花園夜市で楽しめた。 部屋も広く、鍵付きロッカーがベッド足元にあり、ビーサンも準備してある。 寝返りするたびにベッドがきしむので、ちょっと気を使うかな。 飲み物買って帰ったら冷蔵庫の電源入ってなくて使えなかった💧 けど台南の時はまた泊まると思います。

    Reviewed December 06, 2017

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    6.8
    Good
    FeiHsin from Taiwan
    Group
    Private Room for 6 People
    Stayed 1 night in December 2019

    短暫停留的好所在”

    如果只是要短暫停留的話,這裡是個好選擇

    Reviewed December 09, 2019

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    8.0
    Excellent
    YU-CHENG from Taiwan
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in August 2019

    Very good”

    雖然位在巷子裡不太好找 但是總體的地點很不錯 旁邊也是蝸牛巷 可以拍很多文青照哈哈 從頭到尾都沒見到老闆娘 但打電話給她的時候都很願意幫忙 還有很棒的小幫手!!!! 從各項評估可以看到 雖然沒見到老闆娘本人 但覺得她很相信住客 有讓人很放心的感覺 價格也非常親民 小小缺點是男生房的冷氣不夠涼

    Reviewed August 31, 2019

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    7.2
    Very good
    Huiyu from Taiwan
    Group
    Female Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in June 2019

    民宿佈置有特色,週遭環境很文青!”

    可惜入住是採自助方式,缺少人情互動!

    Reviewed July 03, 2019

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    8.0
    Excellent
    JHENG-CHANG from Taiwan
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in June 2019

    Very good”

    除了廁所和房間有異位,其它還行,老闆能即時回覆很好

    Reviewed June 17, 2019

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    yu-tsun from Taiwan
    Solo traveler
    Female Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in April 2019

    Exceptional”

    老闆娘人非常nice !讓我對此旅行,留下非常好的印象!住宿地點在小巷子內,需花費時間尋找..

    Reviewed April 13, 2019

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    感謝肯定!!台南的特點之一就是小巷弄民居啊,的確回像迷宮,繞在裡面像在夢幻泡泡裡~~經過我多次跟google map反映,現在108巷的地圖終於正確了!我們也有準備清楚的交通指南,都可以提前跟我們聯絡來取得,減少迷路的啊雜唷。

    Responded June 08, 2019
    Duckling's Snail Hostel
    9.6
    Exceptional
    Jia from Taiwan
    Solo traveler
    Male Dormitory 6-Bed
    Stayed 1 night in March 2019

    值得讓你待一段時間的好地方”

    很難想像在台南精華區裡面的巷弄有這麼不錯的住宿位置,又不貴,晚上也相當安靜,找個35好友來也很OK,老闆很能聊。 如果你是愛貓的旅客,哪這邊也會很加分,巷弄內很多街貓可以尋找

    Reviewed April 02, 2019

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    感謝肯定!我也是覺得我們這很好體驗台南的生活,價格也很沒負擔,而且老闆娘常不在,住進來好像就是自己的家都可以隨便晃的,哈,貓咪真的好可愛,要不是我家已經兩隻,很想再收編啊~~不知不覺又講了一大串你看看。

    Responded June 08, 2019
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