Location rating score
"Highly recommend for anyone plan to visit Taipei."
320 meters to public transportation
Located in heart of Taipei
Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
|Value for money||8.5|
|Distance to city center||0.2 km|
|Nearest airport||Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA)|
|Distance to airport||4.4 km|
Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. 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.
Pillow Hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.
"Will definitely recommend to our friends!"
December 10, 2019
"One of the best place I've ever stayed."
September 24, 2018
"Cosy with a good mix of hostelers."
November 24, 2018
Offering quality accommodations in the shopping, sightseeing, restaurants district of Taipei, Pillow Hostel is a popular pick for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel lies 0.2 km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.
The facilities and services provided by Pillow Hostel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.
Step into one of 4 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as locker, internet access – wireless (complimentary), air conditioning, blackout curtains, shower which can be found in some rooms. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Pillow Hostel is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Taipei.
"There's also a unisex shower & comfort room."
June 15, 2019
Children and extra beds
Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).
Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.
Taipei Main Station
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Nice budget hostel close to Taipei MRT station,”
Me and my brother stayed in this hostel in the first week of February 2018. First off, the location's close but not quite near Taipei Main Station MRT. You have to first go to Taipei City Underground Mall, which connects from the staion and find Z10 exit (Z區) and from there walk south for about 250m and cross the road on the other side where you'll see a signage of Pillow Hostel. Check-in takes a while, have to deposit 100 NTD for the keys before they let you in to your room. They require everyone to remove their shows before entering so they have lockers for you to store them in. The room's not quite what I imagined as it's not really shown quite clear from the picture they provided. There is no door and use a long curtain that acts as a door. Not sure about female bathrooms, but males only have 4 stalls for shower and around 7 for the toilet, so you have to prepare accordingly. Common area is not that big but it's more than enough, they have a computer too that you can use.
Cheap (early booking) and great value for money”
This is a very great hostel especially for couples and those who are usually outside to explore the city and the country. I'd recommend this hostel instead of luxurious hotel or AirBnB. We spent 3 days & 4 nights and it was great! The location of the hostel is great since it's close to Taipei Main Station and Ximending (ximen station). We were able to walk to almost everywhere we go, because we like to walk. In the everning it's also close to many many stores. We brought our own towels and toothbrush though since they don't provide one, but it was fine. Also, we checked in at 3am in the morning since we arrived in Taipei at 2:30 am. I think they provide coffee in the morning but we were not able to try because we usually leave the hostel early in the morning for tours. Clean bathroom. Nice clean bed. Great experience! Really recommend.
Great location and value for money!!”
I stayed for 3 nights and it was absolutely worth my money! I checked in at 5 pm and had to wait for my turn for check in as the staff were really assisting each guest as she was explaining about the hostel thoroughly to each guest. The hotel is a 5 minute walk to the 228 peace park which is near the NTU station and about 8-10 minute walk to Taipei main station which is a great deal! Also near 711, family mart, and watsons. Thanks for a great stay!
Value for Money”
A 10-15mins walk to Taipei Main Station and maybe 20-25mins walk to Ximending. I love that you will prepare your own bed (giving you a clean bedsheet, pillow case and a blanket. You can get your privacy because each bed has its own curtain. There's a separate shower & comfort room for male & female. There's also a unisex shower & comfort room. a thing though, some of the areas on comfort room the garbage is full. You can also bring food and eat at their pantry plus with a free use of utensils and unlimited coffee and tea.
Excellent location and particularly good double dorm beds”
Very serviceable hostel a 5 minute walk from Taipei Main Station. It is located on the 9th floor of a building but the lifts are quick, there is strong wifi and complementary tea and coffee. The bathrooms were particularly clean and modern. The double dorm beds look out on the street but being so high up it is not noisy. It got a little warm when the aircon was off. Its a very minimal place, and the staff don't project any enthusiasm (unlike in SE Asian hostels) but the service suffices.
Suitable for solo traveler. ”
I like stay at this place, affordable price. Environment pretty similar with any hostel. Spacious bathroom. Clean almost every time. They provide locker for shoes at entrance and locker for baggage in room. Hot and cool water dispenser. Huge freezer - but, a bit messy. You cant cook but there is microwave to heat. They provide tissue in toilet, shampoo and body shower. Toilet with bidet (I like it so much!) Location quite easy to find. Just exit Z6 from Taipei Main Station, keep to right, 2block away. Staff average English but still manageable. Somebody stay in receptionist at night, quite secure. Common area really silence. I don't care much about it. Limited slipper to walk around hostel, so I decide to keep hostel slipper in my locker shoes bcoz I don't want to find any if I return to hostel (sorry for that). There is umbrella in entrance, which you can borrow. What I don't like, I need to prepare my own capsule. Tight my own bedsheet, and quill.
It's good for stay a few day. There were many people there, so if you want to find a quiet place. You might choose another hostel. However, the location is very convenient because it's near Taipei main station that you can walk only 5 mins. The receptions were so nice and kind :)
Love It ”
The staff on that day was really really nice!! She explained and introduced me around the hostel. She's really helpful 👍👍😊😊 and it's near to Taipei Main Station, very convenient. Comfy bed and tho the living room is a bit small but very homey 😊😊
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This hostel has a great location, just 5 minutes walks to Main Station and then able to go anywhere. Ms Sunny is super nice and kind. She gave me supports and instructions for my 1st travel to Taipei. Highly recommend for anyone plan to visit Taipei.
Within a short walk to Taipei main station, Family Mart / 7 Eleven and Ximending. Dorm bed is good enough. Strange to me that all the guests are required to change the covers of bed mattress, pillow and blanket by themselves whenever they need to and upon check-out.
Walking distance from taipei main station although a little difficult to locate at first because the entrance is small. Othersiwe, the hostel itself is clean and well-maintained, manned by assertive staffs, and is worth what you pay for. Thumbs up!
Strategic location, not too far from the MRT station Taipei Main Station/Tao Yuan Airport MRT, walkable to Ximending too. If you dont mind walking some distance, there is a Carrefour at Guilin Road, about 6 - 7 mins walk from Ximen station exit 1. But they could improve more on the ventilation and area for hanging towels in the dorms. The damp towels caused some serious smell in there.
Good location to find out ”
First time for me to been in Taipei, I’m arrived at Taoyuan International Airport early morning then after immigration check I’m direct to my Hostel, however when reach at pillow hostel I feel oh my god place so clean and fresh more comfortable. Staff very friendly 😘😘😘 hope see you again soon
Good for a short stay or rest”
If you're looking for a hostel, it definitely has everything you need from it, but do not expect privacy as the whole hostel is basically one connected area (except the female dorm). Place was minimalist, clean and straightforward. There was no proper door dividing the sleeping bunk bed area to the common area, we were chided when we had to open our luggage at the common area to keep our change of clothes and toiletries despite being as quiet as we could, we weren't even speaking to each other. Staff was efficient but lacking warmth. Price wise, it is possible to get a private room if you look for something at the opposite end of the Taipei Main Station, Beimen station area.
Simple Amenities good location”
There is a walk from the Main Station but it's still a great location. Shampoo/Soap/hairdryer is provided. I liked how the beds had curtains. They give you fresh sheets (flat sheet to wrap the mattress, duvet cover, pillow case) on your first night and you make your own bed and on the day you check out you pull off the sheets and throw them in a bin for them to launder. Each bed has their own light curtains to keep the light out/privacy, and a USB+plug to charge your electronics. Don't depend on them to provide breakfast. There is tea and water. They ran out of coffee beans and didn't buy fresh beans so I went out to buy some in the morning. It's still a good price so I can't complain. Bring your own slippers (shoes aren't really allowed inside) and towels (though towels and slippers are cheap if you decide to rent/purchase those kinds of stuff from them
Good hostel. ”
The hostel is near Taipei main station and there are many local restaurants. Very clean and WiFi is good. The hostel is lactated 9F in a building. It’s a bit complicated.
Staff: super nice Location: good but not easy to look for the signboard. Escape from Y8 gate of Underground road around Taipei Main Station, keep walking and turn left in the corner beweet Chongqing road and Hanjing road, walk continuously about 100 metres, its your left side. Near 7 11 store, Watson, u
3 day vacation”
i love our stay here because it is near to taipei main station.they allow us to leave our bag and luggage before check in and after our check out which is highly appreciated.they have free wifi,coffee,tea and water.You can also use their toaster and available kitchen utensils.They have strict rules for noise at night even on public area which is a plus for me.
Great location, just near exit Z8 of Taipei main station and near convenient stores and food stalls. Bed was comfy and clean. Staff are not that friendly though, but they were helpful.
Good place to stay in taipei”
if you're looking to explore taipei on a budget, pillow hostel's location is perfect for you its near the metro station to easily explore the city.