Nowadays, the country of Taiwan has been the popular go-to destination for tourists from all over the world. A lot of people are curious about what this country has to offer because of the many places you can visit and its unique culture and heritage. In this country lies a beautiful city with great attractions that fit all types of wanderers. It is none other than the gorgeous city by the sea, Hualien.
This city is located on the east coast of Taiwan which presents hidden natural resources that you shouldn’t miss if you visit this country. Of course, many people would first explore Taipei, and traveling to Hualien would take almost three hours, but believe me, one day is not enough to discover the secrets of the largest metropolis on the east coast. We suggest that you spend a night or two to make the most of your vacay. You may opt for the B&Bs but you may also try the affordable hotels that offer greater comfort and facilities for relaxation. Check out our list of top hotels in Hualien, Taiwan, and embark on a trip to remember!
First stop is this hotel which has a good location (Japanese and steak restaurants nearby) and amenities. Room features include a TV, seating area and a minibar. If you are looking for things to do at night you can try Dongdamen Night Market which is just a 7-minute drive from the hotel. Guests can ask their 24-hour front desk officers, who know how to speak English, about travel arrangements and they offer free use of the computer at their computer station.
Start your day right with a hefty breakfast from their Chinese and Western breakfast buffet. It is also an 18-minute drive from the Hualien International Airport. But no worries! If you are coming from Taipei, Cullinan Hotel is just 11 minutes away from Hualien Railway Station and the best part? They offer free pick-up service from Hualien train station to the hotel!
Address: No. 126, Linsen Road, 970 Hualien City, Taiwan
Price: from 51 USD
Access: 11-minute drive from Hualien Railway Station
Contact: +886 3 831 2939
This hotel has a unique and cozy theme which is very attractive and relaxing to the eyes. The colors and its design are perfectly picked giving an outstanding nature vibe inside the hotel. Wait, there’s more! Its nice interior does not end there as they also have great facilities that are included in your room stay.
Places within reach are Dongdamen Night Market and Farglory Ocean Park, which is 30 minutes away by car. You can also sip a cup of coffee at their lounge for free so you can relax from all the exploration throughout the day. With its great location, you would easily forget the hustle and bustle of the city. Everything about this hotel is perfect!
Address: No. 201,Guo-Lien First Street, 970 Hualien City, Taiwan
Price: from 55 USD
Access: 5-minute walk from Hualien Train Station
Contact: +886) 03-836 1116
From the name itself, Hotel Les Champs is a French-themed property that has everything Paris! From its exterior to its interior, this hotel will let you be in two countries at the same time! Just a bit tricky though because quadruple rooms are Japanese-styled but still chic and classy.
Its stylish restaurant offers international buffet meals and drinks that suit the taste of all types of guests. The hotel is just a one-minute drive from the Remains of East Coast line railway and a 5-minute drive from Pine Garden. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, TV, free mineral water and tea bags, free WiFi and feather pillows. Pillow fight, game on!
Hotel Les Champs Hualien
Address: No. 2, Huagang Street, 970 Hualien City, Taiwan
Price: from 71 USD
Access: 1-minute walk from Hualien Remain Bus Stop
Most of this hotel’s rooms have a great view of the mountain or the ocean. They also provide bicycles and car rental services as well as a tour desk where you can also check tour activities available. What’s nice about this hotel is that they offer free shuttle service to and from not just the train station but also to and from Hualien Airport. Sleeping on the beds will definitely be a good night’s sleep!
Ocean Hotel Hualien
Address: No. 5, Minquan Road, 970 Hualien City, Taiwan
Price: from 74 USD
Access: Free shuttle services from/to Huanlien Airport or train station.
Contact: +886 3 833 6169
The exterior of this property is already very impressive but when you go inside, you will be easily stunned by the perfect combination of the design and its colors. This chic and classy hotel is not just a trendy one but has a lot of nice facilities. Its spacious and bright rooms with contemporary furniture feature a TV, a seating area, free WiFi, and complimentary bottles of water, coffee, and tea. Its clean rooms will definitely give you a relaxed and a satisfying stay to cap off a tiring day. It has a good location too!
Just Sleep Hualien ZhongZheng
Address: No. 396, ZhongZheng Road, 97041 Hualien City, Taiwan
Price: from 82 USD
Access: Short walk from Nan-Bing night market
Contact: +886 3 890 0069
This modern style hotel is anything but elegance. From the entrance of the hotel to the rooms on every floor, there is always that sophisticated and artistic touch that never goes out of its pattern. It also has a good location with just a 10-minute drive from Pine Garden, a 20-minute drive from Chihsingtan Beach and Yoshino Village and a 7-minute walk from Hualien Railway Station.
Address: No. 151, Guolian 5th Road, 970 Hualien City, Taiwan
Price: from 77 USD
Access: 7-minute walk from the Hualien Railway Station
Contact: +886 3 832 6888
Another modern styled hotel is Byeyer Hotel which can easily be seen especially at night because of its illuminating multi-color lights in its exterior. Conveniently located in Hualien’s city center, this hotel offers buffet breakfast and all rooms are equipped with a TV, a seating area, refrigerator, electric kettle, and WiFi. One attraction within reach is the Meiluen Shan Nature Park which is just a 10-minute drive from the hotel. This hotel also offers a free bicycle rental for its guests.
Address: No. 361, Zhongshan Road, 970 Hualien City, Taiwan
Price: from 60 USD
Access: 7-minute drive away from Hualien Train Station
Contact: +886 3 832 5185
This stylish and charming hotel offers a very appealing and relaxing vibe. Its rooms are elegantly decorated and are fully equipped with a TV, blackout curtains and a private balcony or terrace. Most of the attractions are within reach as well as different types of restaurants nearby. If you feel like eating at the hotel, aside from the buffet breakfast that they offer, they also serve Chinese and Western style dishes throughout the day. They also have a cozy reading corner if you want to have a quiet time and try singing at their karaoke room if you still have energy and want to have a good time!
LEALEA Garden Hotels - Hualien
Address: No. 33, Linsen Road, 970 Hualien City, Hualien County, Taiwan
Price: from 71 USD
Access: 10-minute drive from Hualien Train Station and bus station
Contact: +886 3 835 0666
Guests who opt for a stay in F Hotel will be well-connected to the other parts of the city thanks to its proximity to the Hualien Train Station. On top of that, miles of white sand and inviting waters are just a minute’s walk away, and the local delicacies at Ziqiang Night Market are a mere 15-minute drive away. Aside from the usual package of amenities, the hotel also boasts computer rooms, a chess room, as well as restaurants that serve an amazing selection of Chinese and Western cuisine that would surely delight your taste buds.
Address: No. 203-1, Guosheng 2nd Street, 970 Hualien City, Taiwan
Price: from 81 USD
Access: 15-minute walk from Hualien Train Station
Contact: +886 3 832 5589
Put on your swimsuit and sashay down the beach, which is just a 2-minute walk away from Hotel Bayview. With the Hualien city area a 15-minute drive away, you’ll be out enjoying an array of dining options and noteworthy attractions in no time. Should you wish to venture further, the hotel also thoughtfully offers a shuttle service to and from Hualien Railway Station. Otherwise, bicycles are available for guests to use without any additional charge. At the end of a long day, retire to the well-appointed bedrooms equipped with accessible conveniences and a lovely balcony that offers breathtakingly gorgeous views of the mountains and the sea.
Address: No. 10, Mingtan Street, 97143 Dahan, Taiwan
Price: from 38 USD
Access: 15 minutes’ car journey from Hualien city area
Contact: +886 3 823 2345
These accommodations will not only give you comfort but also the satisfaction you need during vacation. Staying in these hotels will not put your getaway to waste and will surely add to your memorable visit to the city of Hualien, Taiwan.
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