Must-see hotels in Tainan

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    Top Choice
    Hsieh's Old House Inn

    This 140-year darling has a beautiful Chinese maple growing indoors through three floors, as well as terrazzo stairs, '60s furniture, and contemporary…

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    UIJ Hotel & Hostel

    A cheerful block housing a hotel with 87 rooms plus a 110-bed hostel. The agreeable rooms come with industrial-chic interiors that are echoed by the steel…

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    Xiangqi Guesthouse

    A meticulously restored 50-year-old house with three large rooms and two singles, all furnished with period pieces and the owner's collection of Japanese…

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    Top Choice
    Caoji Book Inn

    You can sleep among tomes here – part of the premises used to be a bookshop – and there are two blocks of dormitories, women's and mixed. But what we like…

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    Catch Phoenix

    Inviting hostel converted from a 100-year-old house with beautiful octagonal windows. The bright, spacious rooms accommodate two-to-four and two-to-six…

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    Your Fun Apartment

    With a mix of vintage and designer furniture in the communal areas, and rooms that combine old-world charm with minimalism, this B&B has stolen the hearts…

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    Slow Tainan

    A history fanatic has acquired a 40-year-old building and installed history-themed guestrooms fashioned to resemble (more or less) a Dutch fortress, a…

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    Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel

    Superbly located right behind the train station, Shangri-La has 333 rooms with plush beds and impeccable service. Most rooms offer a view of the city, and…

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    City Hut 1828

    This hostel is a magnificent choice comparable to midrange digs. In addition to a variety of cosy dorms (both mixed and female-only) and rooms, it has…

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    Wabi Sabi

    Right next to Xiangqi Guesthouse is this graceful 100-year-old building run by the same folks. There's a large room with three beds, and a single; the…

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    158 Hostel

    A smartly restored 1940s residence with three clean dormitories (of four bunk beds each), communal bathrooms, and laundry facilities arranged around an…

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    Fuqi Tainan Hostel

    Fuqi has two doubles and dorms for six to 12 people. Some of the rooms are noisy but the staff are helpful and the central location means most attractions…