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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

It was last minute that we called to ask if there were any more private rooms left. Fortunately they had one more empty room for us and we showed up at 12 am. The staff was perfectly kind and helpful. The room was a king size bunk bed on the top and at the bottom is a sofa with TV... More 

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LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

WOW~thank you for the great review and also appreciate that you love our design. Must send us a photo if you make your own room as ours, haha:) More 

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

I would like to commend their staff on their professionalism and helpfulness! I accidentally left my makeup bag that contains my house keys in their hostel when I checked out and I thought that I wouldn't be able to get it back ever since I have already flown back home. Two weeks later, they sent me an email to inform... More 

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Thank Yijia C
LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Yijia, thank you for your sweet words. We have lost things and we understood how worried it can be, so we would like to avoid this happen. We are happy that you can get your things back:) More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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529 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Had a really relaxing time at Banana hostel. The location was superb, 1 minute to exit 3 of Dongmen station. The interior was well designed and extremely clean. The free breakfast was simple but appreciated and there were laundry facilities as well as a PC to use if needed.

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LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! We will try to keep the advantage and wait for your next visit:)))) More 

Quezon City, Philippines
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This review is overdue but better late than never because Banana Hostel is one of those accommodations that are so good and such a joy to stay in that they deserve a show of appreciation. Hanging out with the staff at the end of a full day of seeing the sights around Taipei is a good way to unwind before... More 

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LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for remembering us! We really appreciate that you gave us so good review, thanks for your time and also for your generosity. We look forward to seeing you again here:) More 

Chiang Mai
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102 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Banana hostel should change their name to Friendly Hostel. The attitude from all of its staff is extremely positive and friendly. Besides that facilities are perfect and location is excellent. The best I can say is that I will be back next time I come to Taipei.

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LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

That's really sweet of you to leave a perfect review for Banana Hostel:) We are looking forward to seeing you again here!! More 

Verona, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

This is the best hostel I have ever stayed in! So clean, very friendly and helpful staff, great kitchen and great privacy in shared rooms. I really like how they had the beds set up. Great use of space and privacy. It was very easy to find. I would recommend this hostel to anyone and everyone!

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LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the highly recommendation and compliment here. You are very polite and friendly, and we love you too! We will try to keep good working for banana:) Welcome to visit again. More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

I've been in many hostels and what I can tell you is this is by far one of the most cleanest nicest and properly run hostels. The fact that you get free bananas is a great plus but also each room is roomie and you get to meet a lot of nice and interesting people the main room has a... More 

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LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review!!! We appreciate your kindness and sweet words. Hope to see you again soon:P More 

Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Between us, my wife and I both have traveled a fair amount across multiple continents the past several years. On top of that, on this trip, our friend who has spent most of her adult life in Europe joined us on this Taiwan adventure. I say all that to add weight to the following statement - we were all three... More 

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LexiHuang, 業者 at Banana Hostel, responded to this review

This must be the best review we have ever had! Really thank you for giving us such a high recommendation, it will encourage us to keep the advantage and improve the disadvantage. Thank you so much! More 

Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Starting with the pitfall: The hostel could be difficult to find the first time. Address is never advertised, and map not provided. There is a link to a video in how to get to the hostel in one of the email from hostel, be sure to watch it! Now everything else, one word: spectacular. Location is central, close to metro... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I booked here without actually knowing much about Taipei. The people that run this and the staff are really really friendly and helpful. Its modern.. it's bright and clean and its right behind a great hipster cafe area ...if you are a girl ... make sure you come with lots of money to spend! i had my own room at... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It's the most cozy and lovely place you can stay in Taipei!Banana is a whole new, cozy, and home-like small hostel located in the central of Taipei and welcoming all travelers.We love traveling and have stayed in some nice hostels and B&B, so we wish to provide a better accommodation to travelers like us and share the traveling experience with each other.We have diffirent room type for diffirent traveler, big common room, clean bathroom, and everything contained kitchen. You can stay here with reasonable price. Hope you'll enjoy this vibrant city and lovely BANANA! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banana Hostel

Address: No.7 Section 2, Jinshan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Taipei
Price Range: RM71 - RM250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The two double private rooms next to the reception desk are the one we took. And we loved it! You barely hear people talking outside.”
 of 5 bubbles migit2016, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“4-bed female dorm is bigger than I thought. Loved it. But I'm not claustrophobic. If you are, then maybe the co-ed dorm is better for you.”
 of 5 bubbles RubyD321, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Consider getting one of the private rooms - can easily sleep three comfortably, and better for storing your stuff.”
 of 5 bubbles RobbyinAsia, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“the front 2 rooms are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles yelerlemon, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“4 bed dorm - much quieter and smaller”
 of 5 bubbles lottie007, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
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