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Light hostel - Chiayi

City centre hostel within easy reach of Wenhua Road Night Market

  • Free WiFi
From
£29

Restrictions related to your trip

This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm - In-Room Dining
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No.622, Kuan Tsai Street, Weat District, Chiayi City, 600, Taiwan
8.0.Very good.
  • Good location, comfortable and clean room. The communal area is on the top floor and…

    Mar 27, 2018

  • I guess it’s just the timing but, I stayed two nights and never saw the free coffee or…

    Jan 18, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 32 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Library

Feel at home

  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • In West District
  • Wenhua Road Night Market - 8-minute walk
  • Chiayi Cultural and Creative Industries Park - 4-minute walk
  • Chiayi Art Museum - 5-minute walk
  • Taiwan Tile Museum - 9-minute walk
  • Chiayi Fountain Roundabout - 9-minute walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Accessible
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In West District
  • Wenhua Road Night Market - 8-minute walk
  • Chiayi Cultural and Creative Industries Park - 4-minute walk
  • Chiayi Art Museum - 5-minute walk
  • Taiwan Tile Museum - 9-minute walk
  • Chiayi Fountain Roundabout - 9-minute walk
  • Chiayi Eiffel Tower Replica - 9-minute walk
  • Chenghuang Temple - 12-minute walk
  • Art Site of Chiayi Railway Warehouse - 12-minute walk
  • Chiayi Cultural Park - 13-minute walk
  • Forest Song - 15-minute walk

Getting around

  • Chiayi (CYI) 14-min drive
  • Chiayi Station 5-min walk
  • Chiayi Beimen Station 22-min walk
  • Chiayi Jiabei Station 11-min drive
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No.622, Kuan Tsai Street, Weat District, Chiayi City, 600, Taiwan

At a glance

Size

  • 32 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-6:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cots (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • 24-hours off-site parking within 249 ft (TWD 200 per night)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Water dispenser

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers: 1
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Handrails in stairways

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning

Freshen up

  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Refundable depositPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in or check-out:
  • Deposit is payable by bank transfer and is due within 24 hours of booking the reservation

ParkingPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in or check-out:
  • Parking is available nearby and costs TWD 200 per night (249 ft away; open 24 hours)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Policies

This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Light hostel Chiayi
  • Light Chiayi
  • Light hostel - Chiayi Chiayi City
  • Light hostel - Chiayi Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Light hostel - Chiayi Chiayi City
  • Light hostel - Chiayi Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Light hostel - Chiayi does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include MOS Burger (3-min walk), 72 Phenology (3-min walk) and 南洋小館 (3-min walk).
8.0.Very good.
  • 6.0.Good

    Ventilation?

    I stayed here for one night, so I don't know if my experience can serve as a true representation of the place, but here we go. Overall, the place is rather big, and you get a lot of place to just sit around and chill. They also have a kitchen, so you can cook for yourself if you want. The biggest problem I had was the room. It was a dormitory-style ensuite room. I know dormitory ensuite can go both ways where it can be convenient to have a bathroom in the room, but your neighbors might be crazy and want to take a shower at 2 in the morning. Luckily, all my roommates had common sense. The problem was that the bathroom smelled bad. The whole room smelled like the bathroom. We had a window, but the window screen was broken. I didn't want any bugs in my room, so I decided to just cope with the smell. The bathroom could use some updates, but it wasn't exactly gross. It just smelled like a public bathroom. The location is quite nice. It's very close to the station and supermarkets. Wifi in the room was also very usable.

    1 night trip, Sep 20, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    The room was clean and very nice but there was a lack in the community feel that hostels usually have. It wouldn't be easy to make any new friends. Still a good location and comfortable place to stay.

    1 night trip, Aug 29, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Value for money

    The place was clean as you’ll have to change to indoor slippers before entering, however the walls were really thin and I could hear the rain at night. The mattress was thin too but okay for one nights sleep. The attached bathroom was clean and there was soap provided. Location wise it was a 5-10mins walk from Chiayi Train Station and very convenient with many food choices around. Wenhua Road night market was also walkable around 15 mins away. The staff were really helpful and there’s a basement open area you could use, sofas and even a Mac desktop! Do note there are no elevators so best to travel light, or you could ask for a helping hand!

    Mong Keng, 1 night trip with friends, Jul 29, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I'll be back

    Friendly staff Nice service quality Hotel location

    Lam, Other trip, Jun 22, 2016

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Convenient location, good for short stay

    Location is very convenient. Just 5 minutes from the train station. The facilities are good except the bathroom drains is slow.

    Emily, Other trip, May 22, 2016

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  • 8.0.Very good

    It was a nice comfortable place fo stay.

    Trip with friends, Mar 24, 2017

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Fabulous hostel

    Loved my stay here - convenient location once you find it, and the rooms are compact but super clean with great bathrooms. Friendly staff. They ask you to place your shoes at a footlocker near the reception, which was odd, but ok. Breakfast is via vouchers with a choice of two locations (Taiwanese or Continental), so no complaints there. The Taiwanese breakfast resto folks didn't speak English, so in case you want to play safe with your food, I recommend the continental option.

    Thomas, Other trip, Apr 4, 2016

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great staff

    I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. It's small but comfortable, great design and top floor common area. The staff were amazing, so friendly and helpful. I will definitely stay here again next time I'm in Chiayi.

    Brodie, Other trip, May 26, 2017

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Clean hostel with young vibes

    We stay in the double room for a night, the price and location are super, I like their atomsphere and they have a really large common area, but the air-con in the room are bit old, quite noisy, also, you can easily hear other guests talking while in the room.

    Dennis, Other trip, Sep 18, 2016

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A modern BnB

    It's my 2nd stay at Light Hostel, everything was rather hassle-free. Very friendly people at the reception. Love the kitchen at L5 for packed supper (if you also prefer not to dine in the room), a breather at balcony and you can also do your laundry here. Short walk to the night market. Cute luggage lift by the way.

    Aries, Other trip, Oct 11, 2016

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