TWD 700 per night
TWD 700 per night
Life is like a BOX of Chocolates, Taipei, Taiwan

Life is like a BOX of Chocolates

Taipei, Taiwan - 12F, No. 49, Sec. 2, Roosevelt Rd.
4.4   

143 Total reviews

  • Ideal location
  • Excellent staff
  • Delightfully clean
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Most recent review

Great Experience ... I am stay there for 9 days with my boyfriend .
good equipment, free to use a washing machine n kitchen ..etc.
Like home mode, there are a lot of people from around the world
Able to chat n share.
Boss's attitude is very good, I hope to have ...

Description - Hostel

"Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get."

BOX is an INTERNATIONAL CO-LIVING HOUSE where to meet locals and lead you easily into Taipei City.
There will be events holding regularly for you to meet friends!
It looks like a hostel, but more than a hostel.

Welcome to the BOX of Chocolates!

We are located right next to MRT Guting Station Exit 6.
  24 hrs MacDonald Restaurant and 24 hrs JASONS Supermarket downstairs;
  Convenience Stores, Pharmacies, Ubike Stops, Swimming pool and Gym (FREE 7 days pass) nearby.

Unbelievable Great Spot!!

Suits your daily needs!
Simplifying your life in Taipei City!!

※Monthly Rentals available:
NTD$10, 000/ Rent for 30 days
Deposit: 0. 5 month
All inclusive!

FREE:
  AC/ Ceiling Fan for each room and common space;
  Lockers in the room (padlock needed);
  WiFi available for the entire venue/ Internet cable socket for each bed;
  Power/ USB charging socket (NO adapter needed) for each bed;
  Reading Light for each bed;
  Bed Linen/ Towel (changed weekly for long-term stays);
  Shower Gel/ Shampoo/ Hair Conditioner/ Hair Dryer;
  24 hrs Hot Water supply;
  Luggage Storage;
  Tours Desk;
  Daily Self-Service Breakfast: simple style with whole-wheat toast (jam and peanut butter), coffee machine coffee, tea and drinking water.

Big Common Space:
projector for movie nights/ balcony view of sunrise and Taipei 101.

All Rooms have Outside Facing Windows.
All Beds have Privacy Curtains.

Fully Equipped Kitchen:
kitchenware/ tableware/ microwave/ oven/ steamer/ electric water boiler & warmer/ coffee machine.

Coin Operated Washer (FREE soap powder) & Dryer Laundry.

Licensed Security System:
  Fire Sprinkler System;
  Smoke Sensors;
  Carbon Monoxide Detectors;
  Fire Extinguisher;
  Medkit.

For Foreign Students:
  7-10 minutes walk to NTNU, TKU;
  Few bus stops directly to NTUE, PCCU;
  Few MRT stations away to NTU, NTUST;
  Yellow MRT Line directly to FJU;
  Bus directly to NCCU;
  Almost 30 minutes bus to any other schools you might be in!

Located Near:
  MRT Guting Station (downstairs!);
  NTNU (ShiDa University) (8 min walk);
  ShiDa Night Market (10 min walk);
  Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall (10 min walk);
  NTU (Taiwan University) (20 min walk);
  Local Snack Bars and Restaurants (3-10 min walk);
  Local Bars and Pubs (5-10 min walk);
  Ximen Shopping Area (3 MRT stops away);
  Taipei 101 (5 MRT stops away).

The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 6
  • Renovated: 2014
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: TWD 700 (Taiwan Dollar)

6-Bed Female Dorm 6-Bed Mixed Dorm 8-Bed Female Dorm 8-Bed Mixed Dorm Double Bed Private ( Shared Bathroom)

Hostel amenities

FREE:
  AC/ Ceiling Fan for each room and common space;
  Lockers in the room (padlock needed);
  WiFi available for the entire venue/ Internet cable socket for each bed;
  Power/ USB charging socket (NO adapter needed) for each bed;
  Reading Light for each bed;
  Bed Linen/ Towel (changed weekly for long-term stays);
  Shower Gel/ Shampoo/ Hair Conditioner/ Hair Dryer;
  24 hrs Hot Water supply;
  Luggage Storage;
  Tours Desk;
  Daily Self-Service Breakfast: simple style with whole-wheat toast (jam and peanut butter), coffee machine coffee, tea and drinking water.

Big Common Space:
projector for movie nights/ balcony view of sunrise and Taipei 101.

All Rooms have Outside Facing Windows.
All Beds have Privacy Curtains.

Fully Equipped Kitchen:
kitchenware/ tableware/ microwave/ oven/ steamer/ electric water boiler & warmer/ coffee machine.

Coin Operated Washer (FREE soap powder) & Dryer Laundry.

Licensed Security System:
  Fire Sprinkler System;
  Smoke Sensors;
  Carbon Monoxide Detectors;
  Fire Extinguisher;
  Medkit.

- Carbon Monoxide Detectors - Fire Extinguisher - Medkit. - Smoke Sensors All inclusive plan Breakfast included Elevator/lift Express checkout Laundry/valet service Linen included Multi-lingual staff No curfew Pets not allowed Smoking not permitted Tour/sightseeing assistance WIFI (free) Wireless internet

Room amenities

- AC/ Ceiling Fan - Lockers (padlock needed) - WiFi / Internet Cable Socket - Power/ USB Charging Socket (NO adapter needed) - Reading Light - Privacy Curtains - Bed Linen/ Towel Included - Outside Facing Windows

A/C climate control Backpacker facilities Balconies Coffee/tea maker Electronic key Fireplace (gas) Hairdryer Internet access Iron/ironing board Kitchenettes Lockers Microwave Non-smoking rooms Refrigerator Shared bathroom Showers without bath Television not available WIFI


Neighborhood

We are located right next to MRT Guting Station Exit 6.
  24 hrs MacDonald Restaurant and 24 hrs JASONS Supermarket downstairs;
  Convenience Stores, Pharmacies, Ubike Stops, Swimming pool and Gym (FREE 7 days pass) nearby.

Located Near:
  ShiDa Night Market (10 min walk);
  NTNU (ShiDa University) (8 min walk);
  NTU (Taiwan University) (20 min walk)
  MRT Guting Station (downstairs!);
  C. K. S. Memorial Hall (10 min walk);
  Local Bars and Pubs (5-10 min walk);
  Local Snack Bars and Restaurants (3-10 min walk);
  Ximen Shopping Area (3 MRT stops);
  Taipei 101 (5 MRT stops).

For Foreign Students:
  7-10 minutes walk to NTNU, TKU;
  Few bus stops directly to NTUE, PCCU;
  Few MRT stations away to NTU, NTUST;
  Yellow MRT Line directly to FJU;
  Bus directly to NCCU;
  Almost 30 minutes bus to any other schools you might be in!

Points of interest
  • ShiDa Night Market (1 km)
  • Da'an Park (2 km)
  • Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall (1 km)
  • National Central Library (2 km)
  • Presidential Office Building (2. 5 km)
  • XiMen Shopping Area (3. 5 km)
  • LungShan Temple (3 km)
  • GongGuan Night Market (2. 4 km)
  • Treasure Hill Temple (3 km)
  • Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall (5 km)
  • Taipei 101 (5. 5 km)
  • ShihLin Night Market (7. 5 km)
  • BeiTou Hot Spring (15 km)
  • TamSui Old Street (25 km)
  • WuLai Waterfall (30 km)

Policies
Price details

TWD 700 - 1,800 per night (Taiwan Dollar)

Per bed

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards: Not accepted on location

Available discounts

Weekly Stay (7 days) 10% off/ Monthly Stay (30 days) only NTD$10,000 per bed upon checking-in

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

※ We have NO fixed reception open hours with flexible Check In/ Check Out times. Please inform us of your expected arrival time in advance, so that we can arrange a way to help you in.

※ To confirm your reservation:
Please provide your flight number if you are coming directly from the airport/ your train or bus arrival schedule if you are coming from other cities in Taiwan.

Please make the online reservation latest by 2 days before your arrival. If you have problems to make the online reservation 2 days earlier, please directly call us at +886-978-576467/ line: box23915809.

※ We can only accept CASH in New Taiwan Dollar upon checking-in.

※ Cancellation Policy:
We have a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Please inform us latest by 1 day before your arrival.

Location - Hostel

12F, No. 49, Sec. 2, Roosevelt Rd.
Taipei
T'ai-pei (T’ai-pei Shih)
Taiwan  106

Latitude: 25.02616, Longitude: 121.54271

How to get there

When you arrive at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, you can:

1) Take a cab directly to our address (around USD$50/ 1 hour).

2) Arrange a car rental pick-up from the airport in advance (NTD$1, 000 for 2 hours transportation).

3) Take a bus (domestic transportation) to Taipei Main Station (NTD$125/ 1 hour).
Then transfer to MRT Guting Station via MRT (Metro Rapid Transit) system (NTD$20 for single ticket/ NTD$16 for using Easycard with discount).

We are located right next to MRT Guting Station Exit 6.

When you arrive MRT Guting Station and get off Exit 6, on your right side you will see 24hrs McDonald's and JASONS supermarket, our front gate is right next to JASONS supermarket, 12F No. 49 Sec. 2 Roosevelt Rd. At daytime until 10pm (after 10pm arrival time, buzz the 12F doorbell next to the front gate, we will buzz you in), the front gate is always open to visitors. Take elevator to 12F, you will see a red door, then ring the door bell, we will help you in.

If you have big and heavy luggage, you can get off Exit 5 of MRT Guting Station with escalator. When you get off the exit, turn back then turn right to Roosevelt Rd. you will find JASONS supermarket and McDonald's.

MRT system in Taipei is very convenient and efficient. It can easily take you to anywhere you would like to go in the city.

※ We have NO fixed reception open hours with flexible Check In/ Check Out times. Please inform us of your expected arrival time in advance, so that we can arrange a way to help you in.

  Train Station:
Taipei Main Station (3 MRT stops away)

  MRT Station:
Guting Station (Exit 6/ downstairs!)

  Bus Stops:
MRT Guting Sta.
MRT Guting Sta.(Hangzhou)
MRT Guting Sta.(Heping)
Roosevelt and Heping Intersection
Roosevelt and Kinmen St. Intersection
Fuzhou St. Entrance(Roosevelt)

Nearest airport: Taiwan TaoYuan International Airport (45 km)/ Taipei SongShan Airport (8 km)