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19 Coolest Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ximending, Taipei - Updated 2020

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Anne Marie
Anne Marie
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For travelers who are seeking an exciting area with endless shopping, an abundance of entertainment options, and more lights than Times Square, Ximending is the perfect destination. This neighborhood located in the Wanhua district of Taipei, Taiwan has over 6,000 vendors and many theaters and cinemas. The neighborhood is mostly a pedestrian zone, so be sure to find a vacation rental that is within steps of the neighborhood to get the best experience! Here are our top picks of the coolest Airbnb vacation rentals in Ximending, Taipei.

1. Luxury rental in the heart of Ximending (from USD 68)

Located a one-minute walk from the Ximen MRT station, you can’t get much closer to the center of all the excitement Ximending has to offer. Its proximity to the sights means you can spend less time commuting and more time exploring. It is close to many shops and restaurants, as well as being near the National Taiwan Museum and Taipei Cinema Park. This bright and modern studio apartment is more than big enough to sleep up to four guests on its two double beds, which are fitted with Egyptian cotton sheets.

1 Min to Ximen MRT Station 1P~4P Family Room
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
224 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was great and fast
everything you need is prepared for like toiletries wifi etc
the apartment looks exactly like the photos posted and is very well equipped
the apartment looks exactly like the photos posted and is very well equipped
the place exceeded my expectation a lot the room is really nice and contains all amenities required
Cleanliness:
cleanliness can be improved
clean and neat room
room is clean and neat
house is clean and tidy
room is clean with everything needed
Host:
owner is really friendly and helpful
terrence was a great host
a friendly kind and helpful host
the host is thoughtful to prepare everything for us just like home
terrence was a really great host
Location:
the location is wonderful
excellent location with good eating place within walking distance
very nice location in the middle of ximending
great location(very near to the mtr ximen station)
in a superb location which is nearer to the ximen station than expected
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2. A bit of the Mediterranean in Ximending (from USD 46)

As its name implies, Mediterranean Sea makes guests feel like they are sleeping in a hotel by the sea. This one bedroom apartment is trimmed in decorations and bedding of a lovely turquoise blue, and it is bright and sunny. Right downstairs is the vibrant Ximending neighborhood, with the MRT station steps from the front door. It’s also close to the main train station which brings you to the rest of Taiwan.

A.K微海風.捷運西門站6號出口3分鐘2-3人房.Mrt Ximen exit6.3min *可月租
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
314 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was strong and constant
strong wifi comfy bed and there is also a sink and kettle and a little fridge
room was same like photos
very enjoy the big tv in the room
it was a very comfortable space and would definitely recommend
Cleanliness:
relatively clean and cosy
clean bathroom good shower
clean and comfortable and beautiful interior
clean and cozy room comfy bed
the room is clean and comfortable
Host:
nice host quick response and friendly
host is very friendly and helpful with quick response
jason is very responsive to our requests/questions
host jason is very helpful and friendly
jason is a good host
Location:
the location is excellent
excellent location and also very near to the mrt station
fantastic location very close to ximen station
very great location just 5 mins walk from ximending mrt station
great location and very comfortable
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3. Beautiful apartment near Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (from USD 49)

Visitors are sure to fall in love with this apartment from the moment they see it. It features dark blue walls which contrast delightfully with the bright yellow armchairs in the living room. There are also beautiful art prints and indoor plants around the apartment, giving it more character than your average hotel room. The apartment sleeps three guests in one double and one twin bed, which are each lofted and reachable by stairs that even have a handrail. It is three minutes from the MRT station and close to many nearby stores, some of which are open all day and night.

WZ-casa [Spin] Ximen MRT 5mins 아름다운 西門町 Free WiFi
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
252 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pocket wifi also worked great
i especially like the wifi egg
pocket wifi provided was good fast and able to connect multiple devices
i love how he made full use of the space in the apartment
the room is comfy and just like how it is in the photos
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable
floor bathroom and bed are clean just that some areas are a bit dusty
wilson's place is very clean and well maintained
the place is clean and sufficiently large for 3 pax
organized and clean sums it all up
Host:
wilson is really nice host
host is great and friendly
the host is super nice and suggested us some good restaurant
wilson is an amazing host
btw the host is very nice
Location:
great location for exploring taipei
great location with many restaurants nearby
the location is ideal very convenient and central for everything - close to mrt ximen station
great and convenient location with easy access to mrt station
the place is situated at an ideal location near ximending and its metro station
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4. A home above the skyline (from USD 61)

A breathtaking view of Taipei sets this rental apart from all others. In one of the bedrooms, you’ll find floor to ceiling windows on two sides of the room, making you feel as if you are suspended above the skyline. Take in the unique architecture of the city and the rolling mountains beyond it. You can even spot the famous Red House theater from this vantage point.

WZ-casa [ 270°] Ximen MRT 5mins 아름다운 西門町 FreeWiFi
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
319 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apt is exactly as described and the view was even better than i imagined
the views and apartment were just as beautiful as they looked in the photos
cozy room with an amazing view to wake up to
apartment was fully furnished and has a great view from the bedroom
the room is also very quiet and the air conditioner works great to keep you cool
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy apartment
clean and nice place
a clean cozy and convenient place
apartment is clean and comfortable
it's very clean and nicely decorated
Host:
the owner was very friendly
comfortable nice host and quick response
host wilson is very nice he bought us some beer too
wilson is a nice host
wilson was a great host and we certainly enjoyed staying over at his cozy apartment
Location:
good location within walking distance to mrt station
very good location near ximending
location wise is very acessible
the location was very good
the place was located in great location
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5. A Chinese-inspired abode (from USD 79)

This spacious and bright one bedroom apartment has beautiful Chinese-inspired decor. There are dramatic silk fans and ink paintings on the walls. In the kitchen, you will find a short table with floor cushion seats so guests can eat in the traditional style. The furniture can all be reconfigured and replaced with mattresses to sleep up to seven people in four beds. The main bedroom is in a lofted sleeping area, which is reachable by a staircase with a handrail.

JIA- Chinese designing Room Ximending
台北市, 萬華區, Taiwan
155 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the most importantly they offer a moving wifi airconditioner with heating and cable tv to use
she left us some snacks and a pocket wifi to use during our stay which was helpful
really great host allowed us to late check out without any extra chargers as our flight was at night
daily supplies prepared well room and beds also comfortable
the room had everything you need for comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
the apartment itself was clean and fully equipped with everyday essentials
place was very clean and comfortable
clean and elvira is very friendly
the loft was really clean and well decorated
house very clean i will stay her house again
Host:
the host is nice and caring
the host is very responsive and offer great advice about taipei
elvira was a great host
elvira was a great host
host is very kind and welcoming
Location:
super close to ximending station
the location was great and very near to ximen statiom
location was great - walkable to ximending and near many eateries
her place was cute and tidy
elvira's place is perfect everything is within walking distance
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6. Cozy apartment close to Ximen MRT (from USD 49)

This cozy apartment has two double beds that can comfortably fit up to four guests. The hosts even provide complimentary pocket WiFi for guests, as well as free bottled water. If your in Taipei to sightsee, this apartment puts you 10 - 30 minutes to all the city’s top attractions.

WZ-casa [Cozy] Ximen MRT 3mins 아름다운 西門町 FreeWiFi
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
296 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we really appreciated the pocket wifi he provided
this room dont have window air-cond a little noisy but this room good enough for rest
the wifi egg is definitely a plus too highly recommended
bed on first floor and sofa is comfortable
excellent room well-layout and my family enjoy their stay here
Cleanliness:
room is clean and tidy and accurately described
clean decent and comfortable lodging
clean apartment with all the necessities
very well maintained: clean and comfortable
the place is clean nice and modern
Host:
the host is very helpful and responsive
he is a good host
the host was very accommodating and responsive to us
wilson has been an awesome and helpful host
very nice and friendly host
Location:
the location is excellent
great location very close to ximen district
a very good location and close to train station
location wise it is near to many eateries convenient stores and ximen train station
location is also very convenient easy to travel and close to the city
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7. A modern apartment in the Ximending business district (from USD 58)

Situated strategically in the Ximending business district, where the Red Square and public transportation can be reached within a quick stroll, this modern apartment provides one bedroom and can accommodate up to three people. In addition to the bedroom, the apartment is also equipped with all the necessary modernities to ensure you enjoy the maximum comfort.

Turn on the cable TV to keep you company at night before you go to sleep. There is an electric kettle to make your morning coffee or tea as soon as you wake up. Tea bags, bath products, and other essentials are also provided.

To Alice給愛麗絲@台北西門町Taipei Ximen(2-3人)
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
161 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mattress in the lofted space is very comfortable
the wifi pocket was a huge plus for our travels
max’s apartment is bit small and old but tidy with basic amenities everything is ok
the portable wifi and local map was excellent and just made life that much easier
apartment was just nice for 2 person with luggage might be too small to squeeze in 3
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable stay
max’s place is really clean
the stay was good stylish and clean
space was smaller and older than expected but very clean and well maintained
max's place is clean and tidy with excellent location
Host:
friendly host and everything went smoothly
the host is very helpful
host was really helpful and staying there was a great experience
max has been nice and friendly and quick to reply messages
max was extremely responsive and helpful
Location:
the location is good very close to the subway station
location was good only 5 mins walk to the mrt station
great place close to mrt station and many food and shopping places
max's place sits in a really good location so near to ximending and public transportation
great place really good location in taipei
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8. A spacious studio apartment with a New York theme (from USD 111)

Feel like you are in New York when staying at this spacious studio apartment. Many of the objects here are New York-themed. The apartment itself comes with three cozy beds to perfectly accommodate six people. Other facilities offered include free wireless internet access, cable TV, and heating, among others.

New York @Taipei 西門站 5mins (4-6人房) free Wifi-Egg
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
253 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pocket wifi had a good connection
the complimentary pocket wifi was also super handy
air-con works relatively well and the dual fan helps distribute the cool air around the room
even great with portable wifi
daily essentials as well as portable wifi were kindly provided
Cleanliness:
clean cozy and accessible
the apartment is clean and comfortable
the room is clean and very tastefully done
the bnb is clean when we check-in
pillows linens and towels are very clean and soft (felt like hotel quality)
Host:
kenny was a great host
kenny is a great host
responsibility owner and caring about us
in addition kenny was kind host
host is very friendly and accommodating with requests
Location:
the location is perfect
good location close to places for shopping and eating
excellent location with restaurants and shopping malls nearby
amazing location next to the red house and ximen station and also conveniently near some great restaurants
very good location it is about 3mins walk to ximen station
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9. A comfortable room in an apartment (from USD 86)

Welcome to this apartment that offers a super spacious bedroom that can fit three beds to accommodate six people. Wake up to the sunlight in the morning that penetrates through the windows. Inside the apartment, you can also enjoy facilities such as a washing machine, household essentials and, of course, unlimited access to the internet.

NEW! ♡Ximen Castle♡ Spacious+MRT 3 mins! (2-6p)
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
92 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
sophie’s place was sparkling clean
sophie's flat was awesome and super clean booking was easy and communication excellent
the house is very clean and cozy
easy to find and very clean and well maintained
highly recommended place is very convenient and clean
Host:
she is an excellent host
the host is super friendly and kind
sophie was a great host
the area is so convenient & the host is very helpful
amazing place and amazing host
Location:
great location and nice place
the location is perfect
we loved the location sophie is very responsive
excellent location and warm hospitality
there are also very cute shops around that sells souvenirs as well as adorable socks nearby
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10. A stylish apartment with large windows (from USD 111)

Unwind at this stylish apartment that features ample artwork throughout – something that will surely please your eyes. The apartment comes with large windows, so when the sun strikes in the morning, you can enjoy plenty of natural light. What’s more, there are three comfortable beds that can accommodate up to six people. Other facilities to be enjoyed include a bathroom, cable TV, household essentials, and wireless internet access.

N'5 @Taipei 西門站 5mins (4-6人房) free Wifi-Egg
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
207 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very well-decorated apartment complete with basic amenities including portable wifi to ensure a comfortable stay
the coffee next door to the apartment is super delicious
great host and excellent location love the toilet amenities and beds arrangements
love the setting of the room
room is good enough for 4-5 ppl or family with best price
Cleanliness:
it is clean and tidy
the room was clean and beds were comfortable
room is overall clean and neat
its clean good and value for money
cleanliness of the bathroom could be still further improved i feel like the bathtub wasn't clean enough
Host:
the host is really kind
host is friendly and helpful
kenny is a friendly and helpful host
host was accommodating and very nice
host are super friendly and quick response for our queries
Location:
location is definitely great
location is great near to ximending the shopping district for youth
nice location to travel in taipei city
the location was very good about 4 minutes walk to ximen mrt station and ximending area
great location very convenient central and lovely living experiences
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11. Bright and airy studio condo near Ximen station (from USD 38)

Stay in a stylish, open-plan, and airy one-bedroom condo with a clean and functional bathroom that has toiletries provided. Up to four guests are welcome to stay in this rental and will be sleeping on two double beds and a sofabed in the living room. There is also a kitchen area where guests can use the cookware and electric appliances available to prepare meals indoors. There is WiFi access, laundry facilities, heating, air conditioning, and cable TV. Plus, it is just one-minute walking distance to the Ximen station and Ximending city center for those who wish to see more of what Taipei has to offer.

Light, 日光, 2~4P, 1 min to Ximen station
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
87 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioner worked great and the washer/dryer is an amazing amenity
wifi connection is very helpful and good signal
the beds were big enough for two and pretty comfortable
it’s is a pretty organised and systematic room
Cleanliness:
place was clean and well equipped
space is great and was very clean
ken's place is clean and exactly the same as shown on the pictures
the unit is very clean and located in the heart of ximen
rooms are clean and tidy reasonable price plus friendly service
Host:
host is very accommodating and helpful
the host was very helpful and prompt
very accommodating host quick response to all my questions nice place indeed
ken is very kind host he tried to support me very good
ken is a great and patient host
Location:
good location 1min walk from ximen mrt station
the location was perfect right at the center of the transportation shopping and attractions
the location of the place was awesome
great location right in the heart of the shopping district but still not loud at night
the location is very convenient and safe
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12. Cozy and clean studio for couples (from USD 13)

Ideal for two people, preferably, couples, this studio condo has a queen bed with comfy linens and plush pillows for a good night’s sleep. A private bathroom is available for use with a clean and functional toilet, shower, and wash bin, as well as toiletries and shower essentials provided for convenience. This property is just walking distance from the essential establishments like a convenience store, the Ximen MRT station, and the Ximen shopping area.

Cozy, Clean Studio O - 2min walk from Ximen MRT
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
129 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning works great shower gets hot with good pressure
the room is the perfect size for 1-2 people
even if the room was a little bit humid and without window we had a great stay
Cleanliness:
room and toilet are clean
clean rooms and quiet for resting
reasonable price and clean room
the place was clean yet needs maintenance
justin's place was clean and cozy
Host:
the host was welcoming
the host is very nice
but everything was alright the host was also really kind and responsive
he advise friendly and clearly
this apartment puts you in reach of anything in taipei justin is also a great host
Location:
the location is very good
great location (very close to ximen station
good location it’s located in the heart of taipei city
neat place and very conveniently located
awesome place very near ximending and very accessible to public transportation
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13. Newly renovated open-space suite

Stay central and get easy access to the best of Ximen and consider this charming studio that is newly renovated with bright blue interiors and lovely complimentary interiors. The studio has a modern living room and seating area, with a flat-screen TV, and a work-friendly area for those who need to get some work done. There is a bathroom with a functional shower, toilet, and wash bin, as well as a dryer and washer for laundry. There is air conditioning, hot water, and WiFi access throughout the property. Note that there is no kitchen but guests are close to the bustling city area filled with food stalls, restaurants, and other dining and drinking establishments beloved by locals and tourists alike.

雲朵飄飄藍天白雲愛情海套房~全新裝潢!
台北市萬華區, 台北市, Taiwan
300 reviews
Entire apartment
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's wifi and a good view out of the window even though it can't be fully opened
the apartment looks exactly like the photos so if you like it you can book it
the furniture and beddings look new and clean which is very comfortable to stay in
the bathroom was very small but joanna provided all amenities that we would need so that was great
the apartment looks exactly same like shown
Cleanliness:
room is clean & tidy
very clean neat and cozy
the place was clean convenient and comfortable
the house was really clean when we arrived
apartment is very clean and nice atmosphere
Host:
quick response and helpful host
friendly host and responsive
host is very friendly and answers our questions promptly
friendly and helpful host
she was very nice and kind host
Location:
location is good near to
great location easy to access from ximen station
the location is good
great location to visit taipei
location is good very close to the mrt station it is just a few minutes walk distance away
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14. A colorful one-bedroom apartment close to Cinema Street

This one-bedroom apartment is trimmed in a manner that will delight any traveler. The colorful bedroom contains wall decals of some of the most exciting places in the world, like the leaning tower of Pisa and the Eiffel Tower. The host has also set out unique little knick knacks that make the place feel like home. She is pleasant and easy to communicate with and always willing to meet any guest’s needs. The apartment is located an eight-minute walk from the subway station.

A colorful one-bedroom apartment close to Cinema Street

Price: from 55 USD

Number of Guests: 4

15. An accommodation for the free-spirited traveler

The rooms feature a funky, eclectic decor, comprised of brick walls, murals, and pops of bright color. Look for the unique touches like furry throw pillows and white antlers on the wall. It is a studio apartment, with all of the beds and kitchen in one room. However, even though there are three beds which sleep up to six guests, it appears that there is more than enough room for everyone. The host provides some thoughtful services like exchanging foreign currency with advance notice, free luggage storage, and airport service for an extra fee.

An accommodation for the free-spirited traveler

16. A sweet spot in Ximending

The first thing you’ll notice about Sky Tower is the theme of M&M candy. There are M&M gumball dispensers, statues of the M&M characters, and inflatable M&Ms in the lofted second bedroom. If you love candy, needless to say, this place is for you. However, the host has arranged everything so it looks eclectically classy, not cluttered or childlike. Aside from this sweet decor, Sky Tower serves as an excellent home base for a visit to Ximending.

A sweet spot in Ximending

17. A super sleeping accommodation

This accommodation is another themed Airbnb that is perfect for anyone who loves superheroes. Find decor in the theme of Captain America, Spiderman, and the like around the apartment, which consists of a bedroom downstairs and a lofted sleeping area. Be sure to bring your own towels, toothbrushes, and other personal hygiene items to this apartment. The location of Mr. Kimchi’s House is right in the heart of Ximending, with shopping and restaurants within steps.

A super sleeping accommodation

18. An affordable option close to the iconic Red House

Another affordable option is this one-bedroom apartment which sleeps up to three guests. This modern looking spot has interesting touches to its white interior like a bamboo wall and floral throw pillows. The host has thought to provide everything visitors need, like toiletries, a hot water dispenser, excellent WiFi, and even a portable WiFi device so you can access the internet while you are exploring the streets of Ximending. It is located right in the center of the neighborhood, close to public transportation, shops, and food options. It is also walkable to several of Ximending’s historical landmarks.

An affordable option close to the iconic Red House

19. White, minimal studio

This studio in Ximending is perfect for couples or solo travellers. There’s one double futon for guests to comfortably sleep on. Although there’s no kitchen, guests can use the refrigerator and sink for simple meals. Other amenities include basic essentials (such as towels, sheets, toilet paper), cable TV and WiFi.

White House in Ximending
Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan
343 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Sleep tight in Ximending

Ximending’s eclectic character is reflected in the range of Airbnb rentals to choose from. Whether you wish for a themed apartment, something sophisticated and chic, or a cozy spot that will suit your basic needs, there are many rentals that will suit your travel style.

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