Socket Hostel
4F, No 29, Lane 13, Guangfu South Rd, Taipei, Taiwan

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It’s not all about what we have, it’s about how you feel during the trip and what you’ll remember afterwards! Socket Hostel offers you the best value for backpackers in Taipei City.

Socket Hostel is the best place to stay if you want to eat out, see live entertainment, enjoy numerous pubs, cafes and restaurants, see local attractions, and in other words enjoy the real Taipei. Dorm, twin, and double rooms as well as 4 private rooms are available as your options. Soft mattresses with clean linen in the rooms, brighten bathrooms with hot shower, and a cozy communal space with free internet access and big tables are provided. Not to mention that travel guides and maps of the city are left at your disposal at all time.

Not sure where to go yet? We organize free and cheap daily activities like walking tours, bike tours, pub crawls, museum visits, and day trips to places like Yeliou Special Scenic Area, Miao-kow the Keelun night market, Jioufen and more, so that you can experience the city in depth in the easiest and safest way!

Hospitable & friendly, Socket is your sweet home in Taipei!



From TPE airport
By bus: Bus #5502 is the best choice to get here since it stops not even 100 meter away from Socket, and the fare is just NTD140.
Get off the bus at 'Veterans Service Center” and head BACK to the BIG cross that bus just passed where you can find the Veterans Service Center (Starbucks on the other side) > Cross the street to the other side (not Starbucks side) > Keep walk straight down to 1st alley > Turn left into the alley > Socket was located at the end of left side of block (just right on the corner).

You can also take the Blue line MRT from Taipei Main Station to SYS Memorial Hall station. Once you get out of the metro, follow the exit 5 to get here (about 650 meters).
Turn right after walk out of the station > Go all the way down > Through the overpass > find “Lane13” ( the alley right before big cross) > Turn into lane 13 > Socket was located at the end of left side of block (just right on the corner).

By Car: We can pick you up with sedan (extra cost TWD1300).

By Taxi: It cost you about NTD1500.

From TSA airport
We suggest you take the taxi from the airport to Socket since the fare is just about TWD100.