Box Design Hotel
40, JinXin St, North Dist (in Yizhong
Xintiandi Commercial Complex)
(04) 2225-1491, fax (04) 2225-7859
Nearby parking lot.
Credit cards accepted.
This hotel/hostel has a youthful, creative style targeted at independent travelers and backpackers. Besides its hostel (NT$700/weekdays, NT$800/weekends per person/night), there are 35 regular hotel rooms in four styles, including the Standard Double (NT$1,980 weekdays) and unique four-person Bunk Bed Room (NT$3,000 weekdays). Every floor has a design theme and every room is unique. For an extra fee, the hotel can arrange customized, small-group tours of attractions around Taichung and all of Taiwan. --By Douglas Habecker, translated by Sandy Xu
A. This cozy Twin Bed Room (NT$2,080 weekdays, NT$2,380 weekends) is on the Northern European-themed sixth floor. All rooms have a large TV, coffee machine, refrigerator and other amenities.
B. The lobby resembles an art space with its minimalist, modern ambiance.
C. The second-floor hostel has comfortable bunk beds in four and eight person men's and women's rooms, with shared, separate men's and women's bathrooms. This floor also has free lockers, laundry facilities, and a common room for guests to hang out in.