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1 room, 2 adults

Light Hostel Kaohsiung

2-star2 stars
No.145, Zhongshan 1st Rd., Xinxing Dist, Kaohsiung, 800, Taiwan

City-center hostel within walking distance of Liuhe Night Market
  • Free WiFi
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From 110 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Strategic location, very close to MRT Exit 9 of formosa boulevard. Close to liu he night…Apr 17, 2019
  • loved the place. cosy, comfortable and value for money. bed was not comfortable but don't…Feb 18, 2019

Light Hostel Kaohsiung

from ZAR 477
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Double Room, No Windows
  • Quadruple Room, No Windows
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only

What’s around Light Hostel Kaohsiung


  • In Kaohsiung City Centre
  • Liuhe Night Market - 5 min walk
  • Love River - 21 min walk
  • 85 Sky Tower - 35 min walk
  • Pier-2 Art Center - 36 min walk
  • Central Park - 7 min walk
  • Dome of Light - 2 min walk
  • Urban Spotlight Arcade - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Kaohsiung (KHH-Kaohsiung Intl.) - 12 min drive
  • Tainan (TNN) - 35 min drive
  • Kaohsiung Station - 10 min walk
  • Zuoying-Jiucheng Station - 7 min drive
  • Kaohsiung Fengshan Station - 8 min drive
  • Kaohsiung Formosa Boulevard Station - 1 min walk
  • Central Park Station - 11 min walk
  • City Council Station - 11 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 42 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Water dispenser
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Light Hostel Kaohsiung’s small print

Also known as

  • Light Kaohsiung
  • Light Hostel Kaohsiung Kaohsiung
  • Light Hostel Kaohsiung Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Light Hostel Kaohsiung Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Kaohsiung


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Fabulous 8,8 From 271 reviews

Very good 8,0
yuet na, hk3 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Homelike place
Great self-space bunk bed with the curtains, lamps and fast Wifi. Every guest is requested to change into slippers like Japanese, which renders everywhere clean and tidy. The bathroom and toilet are also a plus to enjoy. Overall, the hostel is 100% worth how much you are spending.
ZHIKAI, jp2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Cosy place, great location, good service
Amazing location. There are 11 or 12 exits from Formosa Boulevard station and one of it is exactly in front of the hostel. If you have anyone in the group with difficulty to climb up or down the stairs, there is another entrance/exit from the station just 100m away with escalator and elevator. Liuhe night market is just another 100m away in the opposite direction. Love it! Room is pretty spacious for 4 person. Always remember to turn on the exhaust fan, else your room will smell damp. The only hassle is that we have to change into house slippers at the lobby. They serve free bread and drinks for breakfast in a cosy little kitchen space. Best thing we received are the vouchers for supper in the corner shop near the hostel. You can use it to eat in or takeaway.
Elaine, myOther trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great Hostel
The location is just right beside one of the exit of the MRT station (Exit 9). Very convenient to travel around Kaohsiung!
Sylvia Tandean, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Nice staff and comfortable stay
Very convenient location just next to Formosa Boulevard station Exit 9, staffs are very friendly and helpful, the room I stayed was very clean and comfortable. The only thing small complaint was the shower gel was not been refilled in the morning when I took shower before checked out. Overall, I am very happy with the stay and definitely will recomand to my friends.
sg1 night trip

Light Hostel Kaohsiung

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