Top 10 Affordable Stays In Taichung, Taiwan - Updated 2021

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Maria Cristina
Maria Cristina

Taichung is situated on the west of central Taiwan. It is known as the second most popular and an industrial city being the country’s center of arts and technology. Here is where the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts is located. It holds the largest Taiwanese art collection in the world. The National Museum of Natural Science is also in Taichung. It is one of the top 3 museums in Taiwan. The city is also bustling with several attractions like temples, museums, parks and historical structures. Taichung Station is the city’s legacy from the Japanese colonial period. It is an elaborate brick railway station that was built way back in 1895-1945.

Taichung is also the access to the island’s mountainous terrain. The popular nature attractions like the Sun Moon Lake are heavily visited by both tourists and locals for hiking and boating. A survey was done among the citizens of Taiwan and they voted Taichung as their favorite city.

With so many beautiful, modern and natural attractions, Taichung is a destination that you must explore and discover. There is a variety of accommodations you can choose from if you decide to stay in the city for a few days. There is surely one that will suit your budget preferences.

1. Lucy’s house – Sogo (from USD 57)

Lucy’s house is located in a quiet, residential area that has easy access to public transportation and the local tourist destinations. It is one block away from Kobo, the Botanical Garden and City of Excellence Park. It is two blocks away from the Humanities of the Grass.

This bright and spacious rental has 3 spacious bedrooms with huge beds that comfortably sleeps 7 people. There are two wide bathrooms with a toilet, sink and shower. The living room and dining area share the same space with simple furnishings. The kitchen is impressively clean, modern and fully equipped. The house comes with a balcony that is shared by the bedrooms.

You have amenities like laundry equipment, cable TV, internet, air-conditioning, a flat screen TV and other bathroom essentials. You’ll have to bring your own toothbrush and towels though. The owner is very friendly and loves to travel. She’s willing to give you a tour of the city upon your request.

Lucy's cozy 3 bedrooms 132 m2 flat ~sogo草悟道科博館植物園~
台中市, 北區, Taiwan
98 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is exactly like the photos - very spacious bright and comfortable
super spacious apartment excellent for family with children
a clean tidy and convenient place
her house is very huge clean and tidy
the house is spacious and clean
very clean house very convenient location
large clean comfortable and a superb location
lucy is a very welcoming host
lucy is a great host in providing quick response and very accommodating
lucy is an amazing host
lucy is helpful and responsive host i have ever met
lucy is so cheerful and responsive
wonderful apartment at a good location
lucy’s house is huge and spacious and is located at a very convenient location in taichung
will definitely choose this place next time
lucy's place is very spacious each room is quite big and its location is great too
nice place to stay for a vacation
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2. Apartment near Taichung-Yizhong St Night-Market (from USD 30)

This kid-friendly studio unit is ideal for a family of 4. It is one of the most affordable rental units that is situated near the Yizhong St Night Market and the Taichung Park. There is only 1 bedroom with a huge bed and sofa bed. The bathroom is fully tiled from top to bottom with a sink, shower and toilet.

The studio has a balcony where you have a good view of the park and the colorful lights of the city at night. It comes with basic amenities like a flat screen TV, internet, air-conditioning, cable TV, laptop friendly space and free shampoo. The owner gives a discounted rate for weekend stays as well as monthly and weekly discounts.

Taichung -Yizhong St night-market
486 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in condominium (condo) 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely big bed to sleep on and was fully furnished with plenty of amenities pleasant stay
highly recommended view of the park was great and the bed felt like i was on those hotel beds
the place was very clean and comfortable
room was clean and comfort
towels we're available and linens we're very clean
the apartment is clean and the room is comfy
it was neat clean and cosy
the owner is friendly helpful & efficient
my host was so helpful and kind
owner is friendly and quick respond
the host was very welcoming and quick to respond to any questions
the owner is very nice and helpful
good location very close to a smaller night market
it was the perfect location for us
awesome location and everything positive previous reviews had
close to the best night market in taipei
a delicious breakfast shop just below the apartment
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3. Cozy central location right near the station (from 129 USD)

This cozy flat is located near the Daan MRT station in a central location. The newly renovated accommodation has 3 bedrooms that comfortably sleep 6 people. All the rooms are spacious and complete with king and queen beds and sliding doors. The living room has contemporary furniture with a 55 inch LED flat screen TV. The kitchen is fully equipped with wooden countertops and all the utensils you need. There are 2 bathrooms with toilet, sink and shower.

You will be provided with amenities like toiletries, towels, cotton bed sheets, fiber optic Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, laundry equipment, and a private car pickup service upon request. Baby equipment like a crib and baby chair is available if needed.

Cozy central location right near the station

Price: from 129 USD

Number of Guests: 6

4. Central location flat across the street of Taipei Main Station (from USD 103)

The flat is conveniently located near the central MRT station, shopping malls and restaurants that offer local and international cuisine. You will enjoy the full privacy of the rental with no shared spaces. The interiors are painted white and cream giving it an immaculate appearance. The furniture is new, modern and comfortable.

It has 3 spacious bedrooms, sleeps 6 people, with double and twin beds and soft cotton sheets. The master’s bedroom comes with its own bathroom. Each bathroom has its own toilet, sink, shower and bathtub. The kitchen has a black and white motif complete with cooking equipment and eating utensils.

The living room is furnished with sofas, a coffee table and a huge flat screen TV with a picture window looking out over the city. The apartment also provides towels, toiletries, baby equipment, laundry equipment, fiber optic WIFI services, and private car pick up services (with an additional fee).

New Central Super Clean 3/2bath across Taipei Main Station
19 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 20
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is secure and quiet – we were not disturbed by any noise desp
our family of 6 spent 5 comfortable nights at this apt
the place was clean and spacious
it was clean secure and it was quiet at night
the apartment was very clean and convenient many good places to eat right across the street
in a nutshell: awesome convenient stay place was great 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms very clean and new feeling
this apartment is lovely tidy and super clean
david is a good host
the host is very helpful
must mentioned the owner is very responsible and friendly
david was very kind to arrange our airport pick-up and drop-off
host was easy to contact for everything and very helpful
the location is super and the property is spacious
the best feature of this apartment is the location
location is perfect near to the major transport hub of taipei yet safe and private
very safe and quiet building
we will definitely try to stay in the same place next time if available
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5. Urban zen apartment in Xinyi District (from 186 USD)

This cozy 2 floor apartment has a unique urban Zen motif that ideally accommodates 3 adults and 3 kids. It has two bedrooms with the master’s bedroom containing a huge king sized bed and the second bedroom with 2 twin beds Japanese style. The rooms are separated with sliding doors. There is one bathroom with an overhead shower, countertop sink and toilet. You also have a kitchenette supplied with a fridge, stovetop and dish dryer. The amenities include air-conditioning, a washing machine, heating, internet, satellite/cable TV and elevator access. There’s a 3 night stay requirement for this rental.

Urban zen apartment in Xinyi District

Price: from 186 USD

Number of Guests: 6

6. Kenting Villa near Jialeshu (from 190 USD)

This charming 2 bedroom villa is situated in Kenting, Jialeshuei right along a green meadow. For nature lovers, this is a comfortable haven away from the busy city. The villa has interiors painted in warm pastel colors with a country like vibe. There is a fireplace to keep you warm in the living room while you lounge on a cushioned sofa. The rest of the furniture is made of wood.

The house is cozy for 6 people. There is a king sized bed in the master’s bedroom and a sofa bed for additional sleeping space. In the second bedroom there are two double beds. The bathrooms are simple with a sink, toilet and shower. You have a fully equipped kitchen with a kitchen counter right next to a wooden dining table.

There is a gazebo out in the yard where you can have a cup of coffee while enjoying a refreshing view of the meadow. The villa has amenities like internet, air-conditioning, cable TV, laundry facilities and parking. You can even have breakfast upon request. Pets and children are welcome.

Kenting Villa near Jialeshu

Price: from 190 USD

Number of Guests: 6

7. Airline Inn Green Park (from USD 63)

The Airline Inn is has a unique airline inspired theme. It is located 2 minutes away from Park Land and Kuangsan SOGO department store. All their guest rooms will remind you of the luxurious accommodation in the first class section of an airplane. The rooms have a wall with a mural of stars and night skyline. The beds are generally in white linen with a dark blue headboard.

The bathrooms have a combination tub and shower, toilet and sink with counters and all the bathroom essentials you need. Every room has air-conditioning, a flat screen TV and free WiFi access. Some of the rooms have windows while others do not. It is complete with all the amenities like laundry services, 24 hour hotel service, lobby business center, function rooms and close proximity to dining and shopping places. It offers the best value for money, especially if you are traveling alone.

Airline Inn Green Park Way

Wifi Available

Address: No. 22, Section 1, Meicun Road
Accommodates: 6

24-hour front desk Fitness centre Newspapers Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning

8. Yeh’s Inn House 2 –Taichung

This simple, no frills apartment can fit 6 guests in their 3 bedrooms. Each room has a double bed which looks very comfy. There are 2 fully tiled bathrooms that each has a toilet, sink and shower. The fully furnished living room and kitchenette share an open layout that makes the place look spacious. The kid friendly rental has amenities like cable TV, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and free toiletries. There is a minimum 1 night stay for this accommodation.

In line with Taiwan’s strict regulations in the preservation of their environment, the owners prohibit smoking in the premises. They will not provide the toothpaste and toothbrush. There is only one parking space allotted for every unit on a first come, first serve basis. As a reminder, do not smoke outside because there is a hefty fine.

Yeh’s Inn House 2 –Taichung

9. Full Moon apartment

The accommodation is the first floor of an independent apartment with its own entrance and concierge and security services. It is located in the South District right across a park. When you look out the window you can see cherry blossoms, pine trees and a man-made creek.

The apartment is immaculately clean, simply furnished but modern. The dandelion chandelier and floral light fixtures give the place a warm and welcoming ambiance. The living room has a flat screen TV, a wooden console table and a single leather sofa. There are two bedrooms each containing a double bed that comfortably accommodates 4 people.

There is one bathroom with sink, toilet and shower. The small kitchen is complete with a counter, sink, convection stove, mini fridge, and eating utensils. You have complete amenities like air-conditioning, cable TV, free parking, WIFI, and essentials. There is a minimum one day stay but big discounts are available if you rent on a weekly or monthly basis.

Full Moon
South District, Taichung City, Taiwan
194 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good beds kitchen/bar and shower
a great place to stay bigger bathroom and an extra one would be super
the place is clean tidy and secluded
both bedrooms are spacious and clean
we had a great time lovely house very clean and fresh we will definitely stay here again
is a wonderful host and her place is clean and nice
pretty house owner is very nice
the host even brought us bottled water and fruits which we enjoyed very much
the owner is very helpful and respond to our enquiries very quickly
host responded to our need promptly and try their very best to ensure that our stay is comfortable
good location to center and university campus
the location is great
it's within walking distance to good food 24-hour laundromat and traditional market
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10. Blue Sky Hotel (from USD 54)

The Blue Sky Hotel is located in one of the old quarters of downtown Taichung City. It is just 8 minutes away from the Taichung Railway Station and shopping centers. It is 25 minutes to the Taichung Station of Taiwan High Speed Railway Station and Fengjia Night Market.

The hotel is a charming combination of modern and vintage interiors. Each room has a huge top to bottom window that gives you a beautiful view of the city. The bedrooms are wide and spacious with comfy thick mattresses and soft linens. Every room has air-conditioning, a flat screen TV with cable, WIFI internet, a coffee machine and hardwood flooring. Each has their own private bathroom complete with a glass enclosed shower, toilet and sink with counter. The hotel offers 24 hotel staff services and a buffet breakfast. They also offer airport shuttle services.

1969 BlueSky Checkinn

Address: No. 38, Shifu Road

Internet services WiFi available in all areas Non-smoking throughout Security alarm WiFi Available Restaurant Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Family rooms

Simply divine spaces

The accommodations in Taiwan vary in size from the small, simple studio apartments to the spacious vacation homes and hotels. Most of them have very minimal but modern furniture. This allows you to have more space to move about which makes it easier on the upkeep. So what are you waiting for? Book one of these affordable and awesome stays for your trip!

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