HostelBookers Logo
Website feedback

First Stop Backpacker Hostel Hostel

No.24, BaHao Ln., Ruifang Dist, New Taipei Jiufen, Taiwan

First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen located at Jiufen, and it only takes 2mins walk from bus stop-Jiufen stop, 24hr convenience store, post office and tourist information center. And only 5mins walk to the famous Jiufen old street and tea house area(A-Mei tea house). First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen has the only glass house in Jiufen town with amazing mountain and sea view. Here we offer huge public area that guests can take break and get to know each other; and our ECO, clean and confortable accommodation area makes all our guests feel like home! Our warm welcome to all guests to be here and experience the mountain town of stairs and feeling the beauty of connected of mountain and sea. * We are a hostel. Please bring your own toiletry as we don't provide that. Or, you can purchase them at our hostel.(towels for rent) * Jiufen town is built along mountains, you'll find "stairs" everywhere as the most important symbol in Jiufen; we highly recommend you to leave your heavy luggage or suitcases in other places or in/near Ruifang train station. Please only bring simple and light personal luggage with you when you come to Jiufen. * The balance to be paid when check-in is in CASH(Taiwan dollar only). * Please make sure you are fully read and understand all our information on web-page BEFORE you make reservation. Read more

96% Overall Rating 20 out of 20 customers would recommend this property based on 20 reviews

Atmosphere 97%

Cleanliness 98%

Facilities 97%

Location 86%

Safety 98%

Staff 100%

Value 98%

See all reviews

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 47.30USD
  • Towel 0.63USD

Important Information

First Stop backpacker hostel - Jiufen
House Rule
Please read carefully

*Check-in time: 03:00 PM ~ 09:00 PM
*Check-out time: 11:00 AM
*FREE Breakfast serving time: 08:00 AM ~10:00 AM
*Guests over 2 people(include 2 people), the leader of that group is responsible for telling every single member of the group the details of accommodation policy and the terms of booking system.
*Guests have to give TWD$500/pp as deposit to host when arrival; when checking out, deposit will be return after the room and facilities been checked and there’s no violation of accommodation policy; if not, the deposit will be taken as fine.
*We will need to check your ID or Passport when you check-in.
*Remember to lower your volume after 10:00 PM.
*No playing poker cards or table games after 10:00 PM.
*some public areas have open hour limited, please notice.
*Guests who has damaged any facilities or items are required to compensate for the damage or lost.
*As we do provide private locker for everyone, so we do not take responsibility of any missing.
*In older to keep the accommodation quality, No smoking and STRICKLY NO ALCOHOL at anywhere of our hostel.
*Except the glass house and public areas of the main building (the white flat house with white tiles), food and drinks are prohibited at all other buildings. (Except drinking water; If you have further questions, please ask us.) Please help us to keep the environment of our old traditional buildings clean.
*Pets are not allowed.
*Please keep the environment and rooms clean.
*All the toilet paper are decomposable to goes into the toilet, not the bin.
*Please do not leave your personal staff at public area ; we do not take responsibility of any missing.
*Before you throw anything away, make sure you recycle everything with the recycle sign ; And remember to dump the food waste into the food waste bin inside the kitchen. Please observe and obey the trash recycling policy in our country.
*Guests are prohibited in any act of violation of law, if discovered will be report to police processing.

Age Limit:
*We only accept guest who's over 12 years old (including 12y). We have the right to check your ID when you check-in. If there's any violation, we have the right to refuse your reservation(and according to our policy, we will not return your accommodation fee of the first night).
*Adding extra bed has the same age limit as this part.
**There's no age limit if you reserve a whole dorm. (two of our dorms are detached house style which are perfect for groups or families)
**If you are traveling with child who is under 11 years old (including 11y), please consider to reserve a dorm(Rent the whole dorm room).
**If you are a group and you want to rent a dorm, then there's no age limit. Families are welcome.


Luggage
*Jiufen town is built in mountains. STAIRS ARE EVERYWHERE. We highly recommend you leave your rolling luggage/suitcase/trolley case at Taipei or Ruifang train station before you come. It will be more comfortable if you come to Jiufen with lighter luggage.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to New Taipei Jiufen?

Contact us directly

First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen located at Jiufen, and it only takes 2mins walk from bus stop-Jiufen stop, 24hr convenience store, post office and tourist information center. And only 5mins walk to the famous Jiufen old street and tea house area(A-Mei tea house). First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen has the only glass house in Jiufen town with amazing mountain and sea view. Here we offer huge public area that guests can take break and get to know each other; and our ECO, clean and confortable accommodation area makes all our guests feel like home! Our warm welcome to all guests to be here and experience the mountain town of stairs and feeling the beauty of connected of mountain and sea. * We are a hostel. Please bring your own toiletry as we don't provide that. Or, you can purchase them at our hostel.(towels for rent) * Jiufen town is built along mountains, you'll find "stairs" everywhere as the most important symbol in Jiufen; we highly recommend you to leave your heavy luggage or suitcases in other places or in/near Ruifang train station. Please only bring simple and light personal luggage with you when you come to Jiufen. * The balance to be paid when check-in is in CASH(Taiwan dollar only). * Please make sure you are fully read and understand all our information on web-page BEFORE you make reservation. Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About First Stop Backpacker Hostel

From First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen, it’s about:
2mins walk to post office, 24hrs convenience store and tourist information center;
5mins walk to Jiufen Old Street, Seng-Ping theater and A-Mei tea house and tea house street;
10mins to Ruifang;
15mins to Jinguashi-Gold Museum;
20mins to Cat Village-Houtong (Pingxi Line), Badouzih, NMMST;
30mins to Jinguashi-Shuinandong(Yin-Yang Sea/13-Level refining and smelting factory and Gold Waterfall), Sandiaoling (Pingxi Line);
40mins to Shifen (Pingxi Line), Keelung CBD/Keelung Harbour/Keelung Miao-Kou night market, Long-Dong/Bitou cape(Northeast of Taiwan);
50mins to Pingxi, Jingtong (Pingixi Line), Fulong, Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area;
60mins to Taipei Main Station;
60-80mins to Waiao, Jiaoxi, Yilan, Luodong, Suao
2-3hr to Hualien;

Keelung harbor is also an important harbor in Taiwan, which allow you join cruise to/from Xiamen, Mazhu, Hualien, Naha, Ryukyu,Ishigaki, Yonaguni Island. Or you can transfer bus at Keelung to the famous Yeliu Geo Park or other spots at north of Taiwan.

We wish to provide a HOME that our guests can having break and recharge; a warm, quiet home without crowed and noises that can make people confortable and even communicate with our mother nature more clearly. Our hostel is not located IN Jiufen Old Street. We don’t have busy traffic here, or crowed tourists walking pass. We are only 5mins walk away with great environment and convenience location where you can experience the REAL quiet Jiufen. We can chat, communicate, exchange information or relax our mind in our glass house.
We want not only share our beauty of Taiwan, but also share spirits: the sharing attitude of traveller, a projection of emotion, a passion of love of our hometown,Taiwan.
As we are also backpackers, we understand what backpackers would need; we do our best to offer clean and comfortable home, rich travel information, extra shoe dryer and shower gel/ shampoo for our guests.
Although you are traveling, but whenever you back to First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen, it's just like back to your HOME.
We look forward to seeing you in the upcoming future!

* We are a hostel. Please bring your own toiletry as we don't provide that. Or, you can purchase them at our hostel.(towels for rent)
* Jiufen town is built along mountains, you'll find "stairs" everywhere as the most important symbol in Jiufen; we highly recommend you to leave your heavy luggage or suitcases in other places or in/near Ruifang train station. Please only bring simple and light personal luggage with you when you come to Jiufen.
* The balance to be paid when check-in is in CASH(Taiwan dollar only).
* Please make sure you are fully read and understand all our information on web-page BEFORE you make reservation.

Accommodation Information

*The content and services we provide to our guests are always the same, so we don't raise the fare during holidays. So, the accommodation fare will be the same EVERY DAY, no matter weekdays or holidays.
*All rooms have windows, hangers, side tables, air conditioners and heaters
*Each bed has LED night light, universal adapter.
*Public areas including showers and toilets, kitchen, glass house, living room, dinning room.
*FREE for use: public PC, drinking machines, shoe dryer, hair dryer, 24/7 tea and coffee, WIFI, shampoo and shower gel, lots of travel information...
*Each single bed can only use by one people no matter you use our dorm room bed or extra bed.

Location Information

First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen located at Jiufen, and it only takes 2mins walk from bus stop-Jiufen stop, 24hr convenience store, post office and tourist information center. And only 5mins walk to the famous Jiufen old street and tea house area(A-Mei tea house).
First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen has the only glass house in Jiufen town with amazing mountain and sea view. Here we offer huge public area that guests can take break and get to know each other; and our ECO, clean and confortable accommodation area makes all our guests feel like home! Our warm welcome to all guests to be here and experience the mountain town of stairs and feeling the beauty of connected of mountain and sea.

From First Stop backpacker hostel – Jiufen, it’s about:
2mins walk to post office, 24hrs convenience store and tourist information center;
5mins walk to Jiufen Old Street, Seng-Ping theater and A-Mei tea house and tea house street;
10mins to Ruifang;
15mins to Jinguashi-Gold Museum;
20mins to Cat Village-Houtong (Pingxi Line), Badouzih, NMMST;
30mins to Jinguashi-Shuinandong(Yin-Yang Sea/13-Level refining and smelting factory and Gold Waterfall), Sandiaoling (Pingxi Line);
40mins to Shifen (Pingxi Line), Keelung CBD/Keelung Harbour/Keelung Miao-Kou night market, Long-Dong/Bitou cape(Northeast of Taiwan);
50mins to Pingxi, Jingtong (Pingixi Line), Fulong, Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area;
60mins to Taipei Main Station;
60-80mins to Waiao, Jiaoxi, Yilan, Luodong, Suao
2-3hr to Hualien;

Keelung harbor is also an important harbor in Taiwan, which allow you join cruise to/from Xiamen, Mazhu, Hualien, Naha, Ryukyu,Ishigaki, Yonaguni Island. Or you can transfer bus at Keelung to the famous Yeliu Geo Park or other spots at north of Taiwan.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.