OVERHEAD HOSTEL, Hostel in Hualien

国盛二街68号 / No.68, Guosheng 2nd St., Hualien, Taiwan


We are the only surf shop run by locals who know all the good secret spots for surfing, eating, adventures, parties. We want to share how amazing Hualien is and we do is in a cool laid back way that caters to international travellers.

Overhead Hostel was started in September 2014, established by 3 surfers from Taiwan who wanted to make a hostel that also is home to our Surf shop and surf lessons. 4or 8persons dorm are available. Only 8 minute walk from the Hualien train station.

Accommodation info

Check-infrom 15:00 to 19:00
Check-outbefore 11:00
CurfewNo curfew
Room lockoutNo lockout

Room types

We have 5 rooms. Each room has Air conditioning, room fans, linens. Each bathroom has free body wash/ shampoo, and hair dryers.
1- 8 person mixed dorm room, this is the cheapest room in the hostel with 1 shared bathroom on that floor.
2 - 4 person mixed dorm rooms. There are 2 bunk beds in each room and 1 shared bathroom for the two rooms.
2 - 4 person female only dorm rooms. There are 2 bunk beds in each room and 1 shared bathroom for the two rooms.

Location and surroundings

We are an 8 minute walk from the Hualien train station, within 1 block there is a breakfast restaurant, 7-11, Noodle soup restaurant. Scooter rentals are available close to the train station, and the Night market and shopping areas are only a 5 min scooter ride away. Enjoy the small city feel and have access to Toroko gorge 45 mins away, beaches, river trekking all within reach of our hostel.

Services and facilities

There is free wifi on the 1st floor for all guests. Free purified drinking water for all guests. The first floor has comfortable lounge sofas, beverages for purchase, mixed drinks for purchase, Free computer for guest use. We can arrange tours to Toroko Gorge, Scooter rentals, water fall trekking, river rafting, surfing, surf rentals. When the hostel is full sometimes we will prepare a special bbq meal for purchase, or arrange a group dinner. Just ask!

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Important to know

Animals policyAnimals NOT accepted
Children policyChildren accepted
Private rooms age restrictionNo restrictions
Dorms age restrictionNo restrictions
Wheelchair accessNo wheelchair access

Terms and conditions

Cancellation policyThis property charges 1 night/s if canceled less than 3 days before the arrival dateIn the event of a no show this property charges 1 night/s on customer's credit card
Accepted PaymentsThis property accepts only cash payments for balance. Credit/Debit Cards NOT accepted
TaxesTaxes included