Kaohsiung may not be the first place you would think of for a fun-filled holiday, but this newly developed city’s mix of natural and modern attractions will surprise you. From watching the sunset from the Old British Consulate to taking a romantic walk down The Love River, there are plenty of things to be done in Kaohsiung. You’ll definitely want to be close to all the action Kaohsiung has to offer. Unwilling to spend more than 50 USD a night on accommodation? Check out these 10 inexpensive Airbnb Accommodations with excellent locations:
19 USD/night for 2 guests
StayOkay is the ideal accommodation for backpackers looking for a clean and comfortable room for great value. With a balcony overlooking rising skyscrapers and buildings, StayOkay is located in a strategic part of the city. StayOkay is seconds away from convenience stores, 5 minutes away from the bus stop and 13 minutes from the nearest MRT that will take you anywhere in Taiwan. For tourist information, your enthusiastic and cheerful host will talk you through the best of Taiwan.
Named after the ocean body between Turkey and Greece, this cozy and bright accommodation is artfully decorated with adorable sea-themed décor. In addition to a sailing boat steering wheel and a canoe paddle on your wall, you’ll also be able to see the river right from your window! Furthermore, you’ll be within a 5 to 7 minutes’ walking distance from three MRT stations, the closest being Sanduo. Your approachable hosts are quick to respond to any queries and are always open to new suggestions.
2.24 km (1.4 mi) from Liouhe Night Market/Liouhe Tourist Night Market
Top guest reviewsthe air conditioner worked great however check in was a little uneasynice and well decorated room as in photosroom look exactly like the published photo with full furnishednice room~ we all like the room and serivcesroom looked exactly like the photothe room was clean and spaciousthe room is nice clean and cousyclean place nice service mrt station nearbygood communication clean room in a fantastic location will come back again
Host:great place and super nice hostlovely place and host thank youvery cosy place with friendly hosthost is very friendly and the room is perfectshe was friendly and helpful through our stay in taiwanRead more reviewsthe location is 5-10 minutes walk to train station easy accessible to many placesits a boutique hotel with good location only 5 mins from sanduo stationand very good locationthe location was super great and close to the mrtvery nice experience the place is near 85 sky tower and very close to the mrt station
3. Cozy Cottage
37 USD/night for 3 guests
Tucked away in a friendly neighbourhood full of local restaurants and fashionable shops, this cozy cottage is a minimalistic living space just 5 minutes away from Yancheng Pu MRT. Your thoughtful and friendly host even provides 2 bicycles for you to explore the bustling city of Kaohsiung. You’re just one minute away from the famed Pier 2 Arthouse and seven minutes from ShiZhi Bay. Art lovers will appreciate the exhibition halls that were formally warehouses and creative retail outlets at Pier 2 Arthouse.
Edgy and modern, the Graffiti Room comfortably fits 2 guests in its 14 square meter interior furnished with a flat-screen cable TV and fridge. Located in the Art House, you’ll walk along corridors framed with both familiar and new artworks to get to your room. Furthermore, you can even meet new travellers at the Art House Café downstairs or watch colourful yachts drifting across the bay on the outdoor beach deck. Both the Cijin Ferry Terminal and the Former British Consulate are less than 3 minutes away.
Private Room by the Sea (Graffiti)
Price: 13 USD
Number of Guests:
Travelers Review: Rating 4.5 out of 5(from 159 reviews)
5. Kaohsiung Prison Bunk Bed
9 USD/night per guest, 5 USD/night for additional guests after the first guest
Don’t let the unique name of this Airbnb deter you! The Kaohsiung Prison Bunk Bed is actually very clean and offers the essentials of a backpacking adventure. The warm and friendly owner of this cozy home is always up for a chat. Moreover, the location of the house is extremely ideal, with the famed Liuhe Night Market nearby. It is also 12 minutes away from the MRT station.
Enjoy a gorgeous view of the city and spot Kaohsiung Harbour, Love River and Shoushan right from your bedroom window. Set 36 floors up, the Tiffany Blue Room features bright blue walls and feminine décor ideal for couples and female travellers. You can even shop till you drop at the nearby malls. Your accommodating host will welcome you into this comfortably spacious room and will swiftly answer any queries that you have about Kaohsiung.
Qianzhen District, Taiwan
2.46 km (1.6 mi) from Liouhe Night Market/Liouhe Tourist Night MarketSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe room was great and the view was amazing everything was exactly as the listing saidthe bed was comfortablethe studio apartment was quite nice and the environment is quite saferoom is very cleanapartment is good size n cleanall in all a nice convenient and clean place to staythe room was cozy & cleannice and clean room with beautiful night view
Host:the host is nice with guidience for the arriving and travellingfriendly and helpful host room is spacious too good stayhost is helpful and reply messages in timevery nice place great view the receptionists were all really friendly and helpfulRead more reviewslocation is goodthe location is great 3minutes of walking distance to shopping mall and mrt stationlocation is ideal as it is close to the mrt station & other shopping complexeslocation is good and convenientthe area was really close to train stations and easily walkable
Minimalism at its finest. The London Private Capsule is truly a unique experience. You’ll be staying in a cushy capsule-style bed and will be provided with essentials such as an LED light, fan and USB charger. The walls are adorned with various flags and pictures of guests from all over the world - a testament to the satisfaction of their experience. Moreover, the capsule is located just 1 minute away from Central Park MRT. Your friendly host is always up for a quick chat and willing to point out the best of Kaohsiung. What more could a budget traveller ask for?
2* London Private CAPSULE
Price: 10 USD
Number of Guests:
Travelers Review: Rating 4.5 out of 5(from 196 reviews)
Clean, comfortable and convenient - what more could one ask for? Lane 12 is furnished with stylish and modern black-and-white furniture. You’ll be staying in a double room with a big attached bathroom with a changing LED light shower head. The best part about Lane 12 would be the strategic location; you’re less than a minute away from the MRT station and 2 minutes from Liuhe Night Market. If in doubt, do approach your helpful host for tourist information about getting around Kaohsiung.
Xinxing District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
144 meters (473.9 ft) from Liouhe Night Market/Liouhe Tourist Night Market
Top guest reviewswe ended up using the fana lovely and trendy design room with all the basic amenities providedlove the stylish interior design which makes the stay very comfortable and enjoyablethe room exactly like what you seen on the picturewe loved the decor of the room and felt that the design of it was quite well thought throughwonderful and clean nice bedclean & comfortable room with sunnyvery clean and easy check inclean and easy to arrive to in the citylovely clean high quality bed linens cosmetics and towels
Host:nice host and quite lovely apartment)and the owner is also very kind on chathost is friendly and reply very promptly as wellthe host was very well organized and was around for all of our questionsnice host great location good service highly recommendedRead more reviewsfantastic location nice and centralexcellent location very close to metro station and night marketgreat location very closed to metro station and night market nearbyeasy to access location right by the station and there is a night market near so very convenientroom and location were great though
Stay in this inviting apartment complete with modern amenities and tasteful furniture. You’ll be just 3 minutes away from the MRT and you can find several cafes, shops and even a night market in the vicinity. The apartment also faces large shopping malls and Central Park. Explore the city with ease and come back to convenient comfort here at OUOU.
1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Liouhe Night Market/Liouhe Tourist Night Market
Top guest reviewsclean and just as advertisedstrategic location and sparkling clean beautiful room with privacyfun basketball motif and very spacious and comfortablethe location is very convenient and the flat is clean and comfortable
Host:host was fast to reply and friendlyhe’s a great host btwthe host is very nice and helpfulthe host is very responsive helpful and friendlyhank is a fantastic hostRead more reviewsideal location that is near to the train station and short walking distance to shopping districtgreat location and awesome designit is also within walking distance from the love district and xingjuejiang shopping districtlocation was perfect totally recommend this placepeaceful easy access via metro to many locations
This sea-themed accommodation is the perfect place to retreat to after a long day of exploring Kaohsiung’s attractions. You’ll feel relaxed and right at home with the apartments baby blue walls and thoughtful sea-themed décor placed around the room. Amenities in your apartment include a washing machine, LCD TV and refrigerator. Additionally, you can bask in sunshine from your private balcony or watch the night market come to life. The location is excellent- you’re just a 5-minute walk away from the MRT. Pang Ka is truly an ideal accommodation in an excellent location.
243 meters (0.2 mi) from Liouhe Night Market/Liouhe Tourist Night Market
Kaohsiung on a budget
While Kaohsiung is Taiwan’s largest port city, it has plenty to offer for curious tourists and adventurous backpackers. There’s always something for everyone in Kaohsiung - from shopaholics and art lovers to foodies and nature lovers. Why not take a trip to Kaohsiung and stay in these Airbnbs? These accommodations are within walking distance from the MRT and are all under 50 USD for a night’s stay. Do book early before these cheap and comfortable Airbnbs are snapped up!
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