Shanling Haowangjiao Hostel in Hualien is a small hostel on top of a mountain above the east coast in Hualien. In provides amazing 360 degree views of Hualien City, the central mountain range, and the east coast, as well as a bunch of themed props to take selfies with. It is worth a visit if you have time.
Shanling Haowangjiao Hostel has 4 rooms. It is a unique hostel in Taiwan because basically they charge you to look at the view, and provide some snacks. I have never been to any place like it before.
100 NT per person, including parking and all you can eat snacks and drinks.
5000-6000 NT per room per night.
9 AM to 7 PM
Please see below:
I have been up on the mountain in Shoufeng twice. Once was up at the Farglory hotel's lookout, and the second time was to the Shanling Haowangjiao Hostel. Both are fun places to see the view, but Haowangjiao charges an entrance fee.
In order to get to the hostel, you will first pass the Farglory Hotel which is also on the mountain, and also offer amazing views.
View of the east coast from the road here.
Once inside, there is a huge parking lot and props to take photos with.
We did spend a lot of time taking photos with the props, but they are not shared here.
Heart and moon seat props.
View from on top of the hostel.
View looking back at Hualien from the roof.
More photos from the roof above.
Even more photos from the roof above.
View of the outside of the hostel. There is also a military base and radar a little further up the mountain.
View of me in the glass bubble chair.
More photos of the white piano above.
More photos in the gallery above.
Photo of the the hostel.
Also on your way down, you will run into Farglory Sea World.
There are also great views from the Farglory Hotel on the same mountain. I made another blog about it here.
Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more blogs on Hualien to come!
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