Legend Hotel Pier 2 Kaohsiung Review
Review of Legend Hotel Pier 2’s Shared-Dorm Hostel Rooms in Kaohsiung
Visiting Kaohsiung, Taiwan and want to stay near the Love River? Legend Hotel Pier 2 Kaohsiung is a few mins walk away!
Legend Hotel Pier 2 Kaohsiung is a 24 minute walk from the Central Park Station, or a quick 9 minute bus ride, near the Love River. It’s not necessarily the most convenient location for tourists, but the Yanchengpu Station (Orange line) is a few minutes walk away. Bus stop is a 30 second walk from the front of the hotel.
I opted for the dorm as usual. The room is very clean, new, and modern. This one is an all male dorm. The room, to my surprise, was the biggest I’ve ever seen so far! It fits seven beds, but there’s plenty of room left to walk. There’s also huge lockers to fit all your luggage and backpack. Inside the room is also an ensuite bathroom with a sink, two toilet stalls, and two shower stalls. AC is very nice and cold. This is the difference between staying at a hostel vs. staying at a hotel that had dormitory-styled rooms.
At a price of NT$450 ($15USD) a nighttime the dorm rooms, you cannot find anything better than this. The price I paid at the other hostels in Kaohsiung are similar, if not higher. For the level of quality, this price is definitely a bargain!
Free coffee, tea, and fountain water is provided. No free breakfast provided. Free breakfast seems like a common thing in a lot of accommodations here. They said there’s a restaurant on the top floor but it’s closed every time I visit, even during opening hours. There’s a fridge in the common area for you to store your food and a sink to do your dishes. A game room with two Xbox Kinect is available for entertainment, which is uncommon. There’s also a shared TV and computer stations.
For those with your own laptops, there’s a huge table for you to do your work on.
Wifi is a bit spotty in the rooms. I was located on the second floor, so floors higher up might not get connection at all. Wifi speed is okay in the common area, but can slow down with more people on it.
Legend Hotel Pier 2 is the best place I’ve stayed at during my stay in Kaohsiung. It’s nice modern decor makes me feel like I’m staying in a very high quality hotel. The huge size of the dorm rooms and ensuite bathrooms were definitely a plus. At a price of NT$450 ($15USD) a night for the dorm rooms, this place is a steal! You get lower quality hostels for this price elsewhere. Highly recommended.