Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, is a lively and thriving destination. Super friendly with a good infrastructure and plenty to see and do, there are many reasons for lone travellers to add this city to their bucket list.
If you value your privacy and don’t want to bunk down in a dorm room, but still want to keep the costs down, here are 4 budget hotels in Taipei to consider:
Just Sleep Ximending
Just Sleep Ximending focuses largely on people who are simply looking for a place to stay in the city. If you’re planning to spend the bulk of your days out and about exploring and uncovering Taipei’s fabulous street eats, this would be ideal.
Cosy and minimalistic rooms offer plenty of comfort for a good night’s sleep. The hotel makes full use of its available room space, with quaint and useful storage cavities in the walls and a really delightful clothes hanger. The comfy beds will help you sleep well, and the property has Wi-Fi.
It’s just a short walk from Ximen MRT Station, making getting around a breeze!
Saual Keh Hotel
A funky and colourful hotel that exudes plenty of energy, you can choose between the luxury, homey, and romantic room types. A top tip is to choose a room without a window to save a bit more cash. A good budget option, this hotel includes free breakfast.
Room features include Wi-Fi, a safe, and a hairdryer.
The central location makes it easy to walk to many places of interest, and you also have the choice of getting to and from the hotel via Gu Ting MRT Station or Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall MRT.
A casual hotel that is brimming with atmospheric charm, the small rooms are basic but modern and comfy with free Wi-Fi. You can grab essential breakfast items from the small breakfast room (extra fees apply).
Taipei Main Station is a five-minute walk away, and you’ll find plenty of street food vendors and shops close to hand.
YOMI Hotel is a great compromise between a hotel and a hostel; you can enjoy the privacy of your own hotel room along with features that are typically found in a hostel. The modern rooms have chic splashes, and they come with free Wi-Fi. Not only that, but you will also have the use of a portable device with internet connection to make your city travels even more convenient.
Breakfast is included in the room rates, as are snacks and bottled water. Ere’s a free-to-use washing machine and dryer.
Shuanglian Train Station is around a 5-minute walk from the hotel, and the local neighbourhood has plenty of character, with plentiful shops and eateries.
Staying in a Taipei hotel doesn’t need to be so expensive. Solo travellers are well catered for, and you’re sure to have a blast hitting up the diverse city sights before returning to your comfy bed in your private and cosy room.