Black Bear Hostel

Black Bear Hostel

No.16, Guomin 9th St, Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan
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    Guest reviews

    8,3
    Excellent
    /10
    (190 reviews)See what guests said
    8,7
    Excellent value for money

    Property highlights

    • 510 meters to public transportation

    • Located in heart of Hualien

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    • Air conditioning

    This property is in high demand!Last booked a few minutes ago
    Excellent
    Location
    8,5
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    Excellent location - 1.35 kilometers from city center
    Popular neighborhood
    Nearby
    Popular
  • Tianhuitang740 m
  • Zhongshan Park840 m
  • Meiluen Shan Nature Park920 m
  • Hualien Railway Cultural Area950 m
  • Holy Temple980 m
  • Ming Lien Elementary School1.08 km
  • Hualien Martyrs Shrine1.28 km
  • Cihji Jingsihtang1.4 km
  • Tzu Chi University1.49 km
  • National Hualien Agricultural High School1.5 km
  • Value for money8,7
    Distance to city center0.3km
    Location rating8,5
    Nearest airportHualien Airport (HUN)
    Distance to airport3,5 km
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    8,4
    Excellent
    Room comfort & quality
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
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    • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
    • Balcony/terrace
    • 3 bunk beds & 1 bunk bed
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    8 Bed Female Dormitory
    8 Bed Female Dormitory
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    • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
    • Balcony/terrace
    • 3 bunk beds & 1 bunk bed
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    6-Bed Dormitory -- Female Only
    6-Bed Dormitory -- Female Only
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    • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
    • Non-smoking
    • 2 bunk beds
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    6-Bed Dormitory -- Mixed
    6-Bed Dormitory -- Mixed
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    • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
    • Non-smoking
    • 2 bunk beds & 1 bunk bed
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    Double Room with Shared Shower and Toilet
    Double Room with Shared Shower and Toilet
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    • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
    • Shared bathroom
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    What to eat nearby

    Asian cuisine
    Asian cuisine
    Hua Lian Railway Meal Box Shop
    390 m Asian, Taiwanese
    Huaijiu Tielu Biandang
    390 m Asian, Taiwanese
    Yi Ran Farm
    520 m Asian, Taiwanese
    Chinese cuisine
    Chinese cuisine
    Tokyo Guowu
    950 m Chinese
    Wei Jia Xiang Peking Roast Duck
    1,4 km Chinese
    Azure Banquet
    1,9 km Chinese
    Cafe
    Cafe
    The green house
    450 m Cafe
    Black Bobby
    520 m Cafe
    Ye Yan Cafe
    1,4 km Cafe

    What's nearby

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    Real reviews from real guests

    Agoda Reviews (190)Booking.com Reviews (13)
    8,3
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    10
    Cleanliness8,5
    Facilities7,3
    Location8,5
    Room comfort and quality8,4
    Service8,6
    Value for money8,7
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    8,0
    Excellent
    ying from Hong Kong
    Solo traveler
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 4 nights in August 2018
    funny home stay”
    The location is not too far from railway station. =4/5 The living area is clear and large enough (although something can be improved) =4/5 The keeper is nice and funny (although she is better improve the Chinese language. XD ) =4/5 The facilities is partly out of order but the keeper prepare something replace. =4/5
    Reviewed September 10, 2018
    8,0
    Excellent
    Albin from Sweden
    Solo traveler
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in December 2018
    Decent cheap place”
    You get what you pay for, not more. Crashed here for one night and it was decent for that
    Reviewed December 15, 2018
    9,3
    Exceptional
    YIN from Malaysia
    Family with teens
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in June 2014
    Great location with great price!”
    Location, friendly staffs, price
    We mentioned it was our second stay with them via Agoda and six of us got upgraded to the same room for 6 people. Room was very clean and mattresses were very comfortable, even better than some of the five stars gotels. Great location, accessible via motorcycles or bicycles. Nearby train station and value for price!
    Reviewed July 13, 2014
    9,0
    Exceptional
    Elson from Singapore
    Solo traveler
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in April 2015
    A good place to make good friends. ”
    Cheap, convinent, fun
    This is by far the most fun hostel i have stayed in Taiwan. A place so easy to make awesome friends and travel around together. The boss is helpful, knowledgeable and well associated with various services making customising the trip easy and convinent.
    Reviewed May 03, 2015
    7,7
    Very good
    Zhi from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 2 nights in January 2015
    Decent location and nice place to stay”
    Location, price, comfort
    Nice place to stay in Hualien city. 10 minutes walk from the train station. Dorm room is relatively spacious with a lot of space to walk around and place my luggage. Only downside was there was only a single toilet in the room so guests have to compete for it
    Reviewed February 16, 2015
    9,7
    Exceptional
    Derrick from Austria
    Solo traveler
    6-Bed Dormitory -- Mixed
    Stayed 2 nights in December 2014
    Great stay”
    Very helpful, friendly, flexible
    I was very warmly welcomed and the owners helped me out with every Tourist wish I had (translating Chinese Airline hompepages, getting a bike, finding my way around. For health reasons I didn't feel like sleeping in the dorm room I had booked and it was great how they immedeately offered me an upgrade at a very affordable price. Very recomendable!
    Reviewed January 07, 2015
    8,3
    Excellent
    Wei from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in September 2014
    Nice value for money backpacker hostel”
    location, laundry area, personal locker
    Nice stay at Black Bear with personal locker in dorm, perfect laundry area at top floor balcony (sunshine!), bicycle rental. It was always crowded with travellers from various countries. Good location walking distance from Hualien station. Cycled 30mins to 七星潭 for the sunrise.
    Reviewed November 14, 2014
    9,3
    Exceptional
    CHUA from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in December 2014
    good place to stay”
    stay, room, staff
    Reviewed December 25, 2014
    9,7
    Exceptional
    YIN from Malaysia
    Couple
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in February 2014
    The best hostel ever seen”
    Clean, quiet, value for money
    The stay was great with good staffs, high security for lodgers, lockers and main door security password. Close to the train station and airport, very fast check in and check out. Very good indeed.
    Reviewed March 05, 2014
    3,2
    cornelia from Switzerland
    Solo traveler
    8 Bed Female Dormitory
    Stayed 3 nights in April 2016
    has been hippie place”
    Has been. This kind of old hostels , open doors of every room, boss cooks in the kitchen, stench from old stuff, tiny toilet/shower together old, old plastic floors, no AC in the daytime, staff recrutet from western travellers... Dirt and chaos all over the place. This place should have a hygiene control.Owner lady more preoccupied about her tiny short mini short then clean the place.
    Reviewed April 18, 2016
    7,7
    Very good
    Adrian from Malaysia
    Group
    6-Bed Dormitory -- Mixed
    Stayed 2 nights in December 2014
    Simple backpacker inn”
    simple, easy, staff
    Due to flight delay, we end up reach the inn pretty late. The location still in walking distance from TW railway but a little far if you not clear about the location. Staffs were helping us settle fast that day. Pretty much an inn you expected for a backpacker inn
    Reviewed January 04, 2015
    7,0
    Very good
    SIEW from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    8 Bed Female Dormitory
    Stayed 3 nights in May 2014
    Nice location and reasonable price”
    The staff is friendly. Wifi speed is fast. The location is great which is within walking distance to the train station.
    Generally I had a satisfactory stay over this hostel. It took only 15min walking distance from the train station. Wifi speed is good. room is clean. only one washroom in the 10 people dorm so have to wake up earlier in the morning to avoid waiting. If u had heavy luggage it is advisable to stay at lower floor as there is no elevator.
    Reviewed May 23, 2014
    7,7
    Very good
    CHAN from China
    Couple
    Stayed 3 nights in January 2014
    Comfortable and Clean Place”
    Clean, warm blanket, owner is nice, check out process is fast.
    I think it is a good place to stay with really reasonable price. just a bit difficult to find when I just arrive hualien. after that it is easy to know the way walk to station or main city area. just 20 mins by walk.
    Reviewed January 18, 2014
    6,7
    Good
    CALVIN from Singapore
    Solo traveler
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 2 nights in May 2015
    Functional”
    Location, price
    Reviewed September 19, 2015
    9,3
    Exceptional
    Chris from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in October 2015
    Helpful staff~~”
    Clean~good location~value of money
    I stay a night at the Black Bear Hostel.It was great~~Very near the train station~~helpful staff~~clean~~ comfortable stay~ highly recommended.
    Reviewed November 01, 2015
    10,0
    Exceptional
    Wei from Taiwan
    Business traveler
    6-Bed Dormitory -- Mixed
    Stayed 2 nights in February 2015
    So Nice and comfortable”
    The people are nice the room are big enought
    You can make friend around the world in here so amazing
    Reviewed February 23, 2015
    10,0
    Exceptional
    Ensi from China
    Solo traveler
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in December 2014
    awesome”
    hostel ,food , national park
    Reviewed January 12, 2015
    10,0
    Exceptional
    Light from China
    Solo traveler
    8 - Bed Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in December 2014
    well hostel”
    good food well room clean bathroom
    Reviewed December 27, 2014
    8,0
    Excellent
    Sai from Hong Kong
    Solo traveler
    8 Bed Female Dormitory
    Stayed 2 nights in November 2014
    太魯閣 is great”
    Value for money, Near train station, 太魯閣 is great.
    Reviewed November 30, 2014
    10,0
    Exceptional
    Hugo from France
    Solo traveler
    6-Bed Dormitory -- Mixed
    Stayed 1 night in August 2014
    Great hostel”
    Friendly owner, fliexible and comprehensive
    Reviewed August 06, 2014
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