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Cozy House Hostel
Hualien City,Hualien - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Check-in/out [express]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Game room
  6. Tours
  7. Wi-Fi in public areas
  8. Gift/souvenir shop
"About 5 to 10 minutes walk for Hualien train station. The front desk (Jack, Nick when I checked in and a lady when I checked out) is very friendly. They will try to answer any questions your may have regarding Hualien/Taiwan. Simple clean and comfy room. I like the sitting area where you can chill after a tiring day out. However, please take note the check in time is 3pm. I was there at 2:30pm and there were no person to attend to me. I could not even enter the premise. Perhaps that is something the management can look into. Even we cannot go into the room, at least there is a reception to allow us to leave our luggages etc."
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9.1

Exceptional

2358 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 33
Finders Hotel Hualien Station
Hualien City,Hualien - View on map
  1. Bicycle rental
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Check-in/out [express]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Tours
  6. Wi-Fi in public areas
  7. Family room
  8. Postal service
"I stayed for 2 nights at Herhuan hotel during my visit to Toroko Gorge (not very worth going unless you really appreciate rock formation) and Qixitan beach (one of the most beautiful beach I have been to), before my departure next day to Cingjing farm via Taipei (I came from Taipei anyway and had to go back ;). The room was spacious and had very good facilities. The traditional Taiwanese breakfast of rice and dishes is sumptuous and delicious, a good meal to start the travel of the day. The location of the hotel is very convenient, just next to the railway station; simply walk straight after exiting, turn right after seeing the first seven-eleven shop. And the main bus station to take the city bus and the one day tourist bus to Taroko Gorge and Qixitan is just next to the train station."
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7.9

Very good

603 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 36
Hualien Bird's House Hostel
Hualien City,Hualien - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Luggage storage
  4. Car power charging station
  5. Game room
  6. Room service
  7. Wi-Fi in public areas
  8. Rental car
"Very good location, clean, quiet and equipped. It is more than I expected with this price."
8.7

Excellent

481 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 23
Meci Hotel
Hualien City,Hualien - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Car park
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Kids club
  6. Game room
  7. Check-in/out [express]
  8. Luggage storage
"1) Very cheap 2) Walking distance to the inter-state train / bus station which is essential if you'd like to spend most of your time doing outdoor activities. Hualien's attractions are sporadic - so it is a lot more efficient to stay nearby the inter-state station than trying to find a place nearby some of the attractions. Plus, most of the main attractions are outside Hualien and you will need to take the bus to get around. 3) Very clean 4) The staffs were very hospitable, excited and cheerful. I was very impressed with their customer service. I left a metal ear pick in my hotel room after I left which I could not care less, and the staffs called and even sent me an e-mail stating that they were more than happy to post it! A bit extra but hey, for a small hotel in a small town, this hotel has better customer service than some of the 4-5 star hotel I had been to. 5) You can hire bicycles for free! As mentioned earlier, Hualien 's attractions are sporadic - riding a bicycles would make your trip a lot more fun! I personally feel like a stay in Hualien is incomplete without riding a bicycle around the town - plus it is free!"
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8.8

Excellent

6389 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 89
Mini Voyage Hostel
Hualien City,Hualien - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Luggage storage
  4. Check-in/out [private]
  5. Check-in [24-hour]
  6. Game room
  7. Safety deposit boxes
  8. Tours
"This hostel is my favorite in Taiwan. It's very well located just right in front of the main train station in Hualien and bus station to go to Taroko and other places. The double bed in a dormitory is very comfortable and with some privacy due to the curtains. Pillows are comfy, clean and big, also the bed. The staff is super friendly and helpful. They clean very well every single place in the hostel. There are free tea and coffee, and some convenient facilities to enrich your stay. It has a cozy decorated, and places to socialize. Highly recommended, don't think twice, because is value for money"
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9.3

Exceptional

4292 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 46
Lakeshore Hotel Hualien
Hualien City,Hualien - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Shuttle service
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Kids club
  6. Fitness center
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Car power charging station
"It was awesome staying at Lakeshore. I didn't regret booking this hotel as through my search for hotel in Hualien, I would confidently say Lakeshore is the best so far. Rooms are big and spacious, clean, bed is comfy. Hotel staffs serve you like you're in a 5 star hotel. "
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8.7

Excellent

13343 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 134
Kindness Hotel Hualien
Hualien City,Hualien - View on map
  1. Bicycle rental
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Check-in/out [express]
  6. Luggage storage
  7. Laundry service
  8. Restaurants
"Walking distance to and from Hualien Station. Just look out for a bright yellow building which is very visible from the station. Staff service is impeccable and exemplary. They would drop whatever they are going just to greet you aloud, like Japanese style. Close to dining options too though bit far to night market. But no fault of theirs. 1st hotel we come across that serves supper and its so sumptious with noodles, porridge etc which can be considered as late dinner. Lots of variety for buffet breakfast too. You will be spoilt for choice. They tried to arrange a Taroka Gorge day trip for us. But travel agency advised not to go there as they are falling rocks and stones. Instead we spend time in Hualien city instead. We book a business double but they upgraded us free to a quad room with 2 queen beds equipped with a bath tub. 2 thumbs up to them. Only issue is sound proofing can be better. You can literally hear conversations when people talk and pass by the corridor outside. "
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9.2

Exceptional

7791 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 123
Lakeshore Hotel Hualien Taroko
Hsincheng Township,Hualien - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Shuttle service
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Hot tub
  6. Fitness center
  7. Bicycles
  8. Luggage storage
"Managed to get a beautiful view of the sunrise and ocean"
8.8

Excellent

4777 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 228
together hotel-Hualien Zhongshan
Hualien City,Hualien - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Check-in/out [express]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Tours
  6. Concierge
  7. Wi-Fi in public areas
  8. Family room
"Just few minutes walk to hualien night market. Near to many restaurant famous in hualien ( exp : gongzhen bao Zi shop). Room was abit small , we booked a quad room and got very very less place to open up our luggage . Breakfast not very good , less choices . But overall is good value for money , bed was comfortable and clean , toilet was ok ."
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9

Exceptional

456 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 44
Hualien Wow Hostel
Hualien City,Hualien - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Luggage storage
  6. Check-in/out [private]
  7. Breakfast [free]
  8. Coffee shop
"Location is very strategic and convenient because it’s very near Hualien station. Wherever u wanna go in Hualien, it has the best location to go from because most public buses and trains are all accessible here at Hualien station. It’s a green building hostel and easily spotted across from the station. There’s a cafe at the entrance of the building, or other alternatives like 7-11 is just a stone throw away. Beside the building is Hualien’s very famous Mochi Store which tasted superbly good. Hostel service was really beyond expected. Months before check-in date I was already contacted by their staff members via WhatsApp regarding on our itinerary and booking assistance whichever that we required. Or even just a simple enquiry that u may have about Hualien, they would be glad to answer or assist with. We managed to reserve 2 outdoor activities that we wanna participate in Hualien through their assistance in the bookings and the best part is we could make payment on our check-in date itself, without going through complicated bank transfers or emailing of personal documents. Through WoW Hostel helps to save up all the hassle and complicated procedures. Hygiene for the hostel is really, really clean. I have never seen such a clean hostel and their hygiene really impressed me. Facilities of the hostel is very pleasant and cosy. Very old school/retro vibe environment and simple toast and coffee provided for Breakfast every morning. Beds are quite comfy and sufficient space provided for luggages, adequate privacy and space if you’re staying in dormitory style rooms. Language communication maybe a bit difficult if you can’t communicate in Chinese, but some of the staff there knows little English so they will try their best to help u. Overall it’s super value for money, I will always come back here if I ever get the chance to travel around Hualien the next time."
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9

Exceptional

4939 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 62

Fast facts about Hualien, Taiwan

Accommodations2,584 properties
Popular hotelFarglory Hotel
Popular areaHualien City
Nightly rates from$7
AirportHualien Airport
Reasons to visitNature, Beaches, Sightseeing

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What are the best properties in Hualien for couples?

Accommodations in Hualien that are highly ranked by couples include Lakeshore Hotel Hualien, Kindness Hotel Hualien and Shiny Ocean Hotel.

What accommodations in Hualien have the best views?

Verified tourists to Hualien have given top rated reviews for the views at Hotel Bayview, Farglory Hotel and Silks Place Taroko Hotel.

What accommodations in Hualien have the best breakfast?

Verified vacationers to Hualien have given amazing reviews for the breakfast at Hotel Bayview, Hotel Les Champs (Hualien ) and Park City Hotel - Hualien Vacation.

What are the top rated resorts in Hualien for business travelers?

Properties found in Hualien that are highly rated by business travelers are Lakeshore Hotel Hualien, Kindness Hotel Hualien and Shiny Ocean Hotel.

What are the very best places to stay in Hualien that has airport transfer?

Properties with airport transfer found in Hualien that are very highly rated include New南海凱歌民宿獨棟庭園別墅 1烤肉打牌歡唱 2寵物友善 3聰明包棟-依人數提供相對應床位及房間數4近市區東大夜市, Good Times Bed and Breakfast and New南海凱歌民宿獨棟庭園別墅 1烤肉打牌歡唱 2寵物友善 3聰明包棟-依人數提供相對應床位及房間數4近市區東大夜市.

What are the prime resorts located in Hualien that have bars?

Properties which have bars found in Hualien that are highly rated include Fine home B & B, feelingb&B and feelingb&B.

Where can I reserve rooms in Hualien with free cancellation policy?

Yes, you’ll find most hotel rooms offer free cancellation rates, in which you can expect to receive a full refund if you cancel before the deadline. Filter your search by free cancellation to find flexible hotel offers in Hualien.

What's the best destination for shopping in Hualien?

The best area for your shopping spree in Hualien is Hualien City.

What's the best location for sightseeing in Hualien?

Top destinations with a wide selection of tourist attractions in Hualien are Siuolin Township, Shoufeng Township and Hualien City.

When should I make a trip to Hualien?

Last year, Hualien gained its most visitors during the month of August. Nevertheless, you may want to consider other months during which there are a fewer amount of visitors, as the most popular attractions will be less packed.

Is quarantine needed for unvaccinated tourists to enter Hualien?

Quarantine may be required for unvaccinated foreigners to enter Hualien from outside the country. For updated and detailed information on travel restrictons, please pay a visit to the official websites of the travel authority or government of the country you wish to visit, or go to here.

Is pre-departure covid test expected for unvaccinated foreigners to enter Hualien?

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test may be required to enter Hualien. For up-to-date and in depth information on travel restrictons, be sure to stop by the official websites of the travel authority or government of the country you wish to visit, or go to here.

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Discovering the Hidden Gems of Hualien, Taiwan

Hualien is a beautiful coastal city located in eastern Taiwan, known for its stunning natural landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality. While the city is often overlooked by travelers in favor of more popular destinations in Taiwan, Hualien has a lot to offer for those who are willing to venture off the beaten path. One of the hidden gems of Hualien is the Qingshui Cliff, a majestic 21-kilometer-long coastal cliff that rises up to 800 meters above the Pacific Ocean. The view from the cliff is simply breathtaking, with the deep blue sea stretching out as far as the eye can see. Another must-visit attraction is the Taroko Gorge, a natural wonder that features towering marble cliffs, crystal-clear streams, and lush forests. Apart from its natural beauty, Hualien is also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene. The Hualien Cultural and Creative Industries Park is a great place to explore local art, crafts, and design, while the Hualien County Stone Sculpture Museum showcases the city's long history of stone carving. For those who are interested in history, the Chihsing Tan Katsuo Museum is a fascinating museum that tells the story of the city's fishing industry.

Why Hualien Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

Hualien is a destination that offers something for everyone, from nature lovers to culture enthusiasts. The city's laid-back vibe and friendly locals make it a great place to relax and unwind, while its many attractions and activities ensure that there is never a dull moment. One of the main reasons to visit Hualien is its stunning natural beauty. The city is surrounded by mountains and the sea, offering visitors a chance to explore some of Taiwan's most scenic landscapes. In addition to the Qingshui Cliff and Taroko Gorge, Hualien is also home to the Liyu Lake, a tranquil lake that is perfect for fishing, boating, and picnicking. Another reason to visit Hualien is its rich cultural heritage. The city has a long history that is reflected in its architecture, art, and cuisine. Visitors can explore the city's many temples and shrines, sample local delicacies like mochi and taro cakes, and learn about the city's indigenous culture at the Tzu Chi Cultural Park.

Exploring Hualien: Fun Things to Do and See

There are plenty of fun things to do and see in Hualien, whether you're traveling solo, with friends, or with family. One of the best ways to explore the city is by bike, and there are many bike rental shops in the city that offer affordable rates. The Hualien Waterfront Bicycle Path is a popular route that takes visitors along the coast, offering stunning views of the ocean and the city skyline. For those who are looking for a more adventurous experience, there are many hiking trails in Hualien that offer a chance to explore the city's natural beauty up close. The Zhuilu Old Trail is a challenging but rewarding hike that takes visitors through the Taroko Gorge, while the Walami Trail is a more leisurely hike that takes visitors through the lush forests of the Central Mountain Range. For a more laid-back experience, visitors can explore the city's many markets and shops, which offer everything from souvenirs to local snacks. The Dongdamen Night Market is a popular spot for foodies, offering a wide variety of street food and local delicacies.

Traveling to Hualien: Tips and Tricks for a Hassle-Free Trip

Traveling to Hualien is relatively easy, with several transportation options available. The most convenient way to get to Hualien is by train, with regular services running from Taipei, Kaohsiung, and other major cities in Taiwan. The train journey from Taipei to Hualien takes around 2.5 hours and offers stunning views of the eastern coast of Taiwan. For those who prefer to fly, there are several daily flights from Taipei to Hualien, with a flight time of around 50 minutes. The city also has a small airport that offers flights to other cities in Taiwan, although these services are less frequent. Once you arrive in Hualien, getting around the city is easy, with several transportation options available. The city has a well-developed public transportation system that includes buses and taxis, as well as bike rental shops and car rental services.

Where to Stay in Hualien: Agoda.com's Top Hotel Picks

When it comes to finding a place to stay in Hualien, there are plenty of options available, from budget-friendly guesthouses to luxurious resorts. Agoda.com offers a wide range of hotels in Hualien, with something to suit every budget and preference. One of the top hotel picks in Hualien is the Lakeshore Hotel Hualien, a luxurious hotel that offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. The hotel features spacious rooms, a rooftop pool, and a range of dining options, including a Japanese restaurant and a buffet restaurant. Another great option is the Park City Hotel - Hualien Vacation, a stylish hotel that is located in the heart of the city. The hotel features modern rooms, a rooftop terrace, and a fitness center, and is within walking distance of many of the city's top attractions. For those who are looking for a more affordable option, the Hotelday Plus Hualien is a great choice. The hotel offers comfortable rooms at a reasonable price, and is located close to the Dongdamen Night Market and other popular attractions.

Indulging in Hualien's Culinary Delights: What to Eat and Where to Find Them

Hualien is known for its delicious cuisine, which is influenced by its location on the coast and its rich cultural heritage. Some of the must-try dishes in Hualien include mochi, a sweet rice cake that is filled with peanut or sesame paste, and taro cakes, which are made from mashed taro and steamed. For seafood lovers, the city's many seafood restaurants offer a chance to sample some of the freshest and most delicious seafood in Taiwan. The Dongdamen Night Market is a great place to try local snacks and street food, including grilled squid, oyster omelets, and stinky tofu.

When to Visit Hualien: The Best Time to Experience Its Beauty

The best time to visit Hualien depends on your preferences and interests. The city has a subtropical climate, with warm and humid summers and mild winters. The peak tourist season in Hualien is during the summer months of June to August, when the weather is warm and sunny. For those who prefer cooler weather and smaller crowds, the best time to visit Hualien is during the spring or fall. The spring months of March to May offer mild weather and beautiful cherry blossoms, while the fall months of September to November offer cooler temperatures and stunning fall foliage.

Getting Around Hualien: A Guide to Transportation Options

Getting around Hualien is easy, with several transportation options available. The city has a well-developed public transportation system that includes buses and taxis, as well as bike rental shops and car rental services. Buses are a convenient and affordable way to get around the city, with regular services running to most of the city's top attractions. Taxis are also available, although they can be more expensive than buses. For those who prefer to explore the city on their own, bike rental shops offer a great way to get around. Biking is a popular activity in Hualien, with several bike paths and trails available for visitors to explore.

Why Book with Agoda.com for Your Hualien Hotel Reservation

Agoda.com is the perfect partner for your Hualien travel adventure. With a wide range of hotels to choose from, including budget-friendly options and luxurious resorts, Agoda.com makes it easy to find the perfect accommodation for your needs. In addition to its extensive selection of hotels, Agoda.com also offers great deals and discounts on Hualien hotel reservations. With Agoda.com, you can save up to 80% on your hotel booking, leaving you with more money to spend on exploring the city and trying its delicious cuisine.