Colors And Happiness At Backpackers Inn, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Colors And Happiness At Backpackers Inn, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Adelheid Bethanny
Adelheid Bethanny 
Contributing Writer
| 2 min read

Backpackers Inn, Kaohsiung, is a colorful and fun hostel located in one of the busiest districts in the city. This hostel is considerably new but accomplished as it has gained quite a reputation in the city. Backpackers Inn offers not only accommodation, but also the hospitality and warm hearts of Kaohsiung City. Is this your ideal hostel for your trip? Read more to find out.

About Backpackers Inn

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Established in early 2015, Backpackers Inn, Kaohsiung, is an expansion of the famous Backpackers Inn, Taipei. The hostel was built to accommodate different types of travelers from all over the globe who would like to explore Kaohsiung City. Backpackers Inn is located in a very convenient location, surrounded by various famous attractions in Kaohsiung. The hostel provides a very fun and colorful vibe for travelers, along with comfy rooms and great services.

Rooms and services

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Backpackers Inn offers both private and dorm rooms, all of which uses access cards. Private rooms at the hostel include double to quadruple private rooms with complimentary breakfast. For the dorm rooms, the hostel provides both single and double beds; options that are not really common in dorm rooms. The beds are equipped with lockers, night lights, and sockets; stairs are provided instead of ladders for those sleeping on the top bunk, which is an additional detail for the safety. Unfortunately, breakfast is not complimentary for guests in the dorm rooms.

Services at Backpackers Inn are what any traveler can hope for. The hostel provides a lounge, a restaurant, and a kitchen with various utensils. Self-laundry service can be found at the rooftop, which is also a lounge on its own that offers a splendid view of the city. Computers are available for guests to use as well as the TV in the main lounge area. Backpackers Inn also provides luggage storage, free Wi-Fi, and 24-hour reception with great staff.

A colorful accommodation

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Backpackers Inn will surely cheer every traveler because of its rich colors and furniture. The living room, for example, is very lively with unique furniture and varied colors. For travelers who love to document their stay, Backpackers Inn also offers an Instagram frame to take a picture with. Who could say no to that? The hallways are also painted with different color and art, and inside the room are murals that were created by the staff; they participated in an art class to specially hand paint the walls of the hostel. Such dedication!

The hostel and its surroundings

colors and happiness at backpackers inn, kaohsiung, taiwan | the hostel and its surroundings

Backpackers Inn is located in a very nice spot in the city. It is a three-minute walk from the Central Park MRT station and also the famous shopping district, Xinkuchan. From the airport or train station, travelers can take the red line train and get down at Central Park. The journey would cost about 20 NTD (approximately 0.80 USD).

Surrounding the Backpackers Inn is Xin Xing District, one of the most famous districts in Kaohsiung City, and there are plenty of destinations to visit such as Central Park, Linya Night Market, and Xinkuchan Commercial District. There are buses, MRT, and city bikes around the area for travelers who want to explore more of the city. If you are still in doubt, don’t be shy to ask the reception desk. They will happily give you information of the city’s highlights and also a complimentary map.

Book now!

Backpackers Inn, Kaohsiung, is a great option for any traveler heading to Kaohsiung. Its services and amenities, along with the colorful and bright vibe that it possesses, will spoil anyone staying here. So, if this hostel is the right one for you, then what are you waiting for? Be sure to book now!

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Beth is a 22-year-old Indonesian student with an insatiable passion for globetrotting. She is currently pursuing Spanish studies at a language university in Taiwan, with graduation expected in...Read more

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