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Tienhsiang Youth Activity Center

30 Tienhsiang Rd, Hualien, Chinese Taipei

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Tienhsiang Youth Activity Center, located in Taroko National Park, is highly recommended by the Michelin Green Guide.

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Hualien Hostel

Hostel Hualien

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Tienhsiang Youth Activity Centre was built in 1978. The building climbs up to the hill in accordance with its natural shape, it earns the name of “Labyrinth” with its 6-floor delicate construction, and won the best award of Architecture Magazine in 1979.

The hostel offers accommodation and room for lodging, dining and meeting in our centre. The price includes buffet-style breakfast, sheets and a clean private bathroom; there’s also a pool tables and Internet In the public area.

Tienhsiang is the biggest scenery area on Central Cross-Island Highway, with the alluring views of XiangDe Temple, Mei Garden, WenShan Hot Spring, Green Water Rail, etc. Therefore, Tienhsiang is a good stopover to Taroko National Park. Tienhsiang Youth Activity Centre will be your best choice when you travel or hike on the Central Cross-Island Highway.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 14:00 and 23:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of 15 % of rates quoted is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Table tennis / ping pong
  • Terrace / patio


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Café/Bistro

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Distance - At or next to the hostel

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 15:00 to 21:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 886 3 869 1111

Fax. 886 3 869 1171

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Taroko National Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Baiyang Waterfall Trail (1 to 2km)
  • Swallow Grotto (Yanzikou) (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions



My sister and I wanted to share a room but they ran out of rooms with 2 beds. As such, we had to each book a 4-bed room each because each room was gender-specified. Seeing that there was no one else sharing the room/s with us, we decide to stay in the same room. I feel it would have been easier for the staff for us to just share a room instead of assigning different rooms for us.


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Mon 27 Oct 2014

The 4-bed room is big, cliff view from window. there are TV, bath room and Ants in the lock for baggage. Movie corner in cafe, but I missed it... No interaction in Hi corner...


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Mon 08 Jul 2013



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Mon 06 May 2013



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Fri 22 Mar 2013

awesome hostel to live. very comfortable with stunning view. :)


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Sun 03 Mar 2013


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Hiking / Walking trails (1 to 2km)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • National / State Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (2 to 3km)
  • Wooded Area (2 to 3km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

40km to Hualien Airport
Bus station before exit of Hualien Train Station. Take bus to Tienhsiang walk 10 mins to hostel.
Alternate Transport
Bikes can be left inside hostel but not taken into rooms
About 25 parking spaces outside the hostel.
Taipei to Hualien by Tzu-chiang takes about 3 hours

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