You're likely to find a good deal when you book one of the 31 cheap hotels in Hualien City. Meci Hotel is a 3-star hotel with free WiFi, free parking, and free bike rentals. Another option is Blue Ocean BnB, a 3-star guesthouse with free WiFi, air conditioning, and free bottled water. You'll also find Bayhouse Comfortel Hualien Hostel, which is a 2-star property with free WiFi and laundry facilities.
These are some of the most popular hotels in the center of Hualien City:
If you've got some extra time to explore Hualien City, think about checking out the parks and hiking.
People who head to Taroko National Park often choose to stay in the vicinity. Sitting 12 miles from the center of Hualien, this natural park is easily reachable from a number of accommodations. Liwu Hotel Taroko (0.3 miles away) is a great base if you'd prefer not to waste more time than you need to getting there. You'll also get terrific amenities and service at Dai Yi Shia B&B (1 mile away) and Taroko Mountain Dream Homestay B&B (1 mile away).