Taipei Area Suggested Hotels

RECOMMENDED HOTELS - Taipei Area - Staying in Style

Ambassador Hotel

202 Min Sheng 2nd RD., Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Telephone: +886(7) 211-5211 Facsimile: +886(7) 201-0348

An older Japanese owned hotel situated on the main north-south arterial road of Taipei; close to the freeway and the Taipei railway station. Said to be very good; restaurants are excellent. Five Star with prices to match.

Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei

201 Tun Hwa South Road, Section 2, Taipei 106, Taiwan
T: (886 2) 2378 8888
F: (886 2) 2377 7777

Situated on a major arterial road in Taipei's new emerging south-eastern business district. Efficiently managed, personal and courteous style. Close to the Taipei World Trade Centre; swimming pool and fitness club. Adjacent large shopping mall. Hollywood Underground disco is one of the best in Taipei but seems to be out of favour with the local set - which means you can usually get a seat. Prices are reasonable.

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Grand Formosa Regent

41, Section 2, ZhongShan North Rd, Jhongshan District, Taipei City, 104
Telephone: +886 2 2523-8000 Facsimile: 2523-2828

A large and elegant hotel under French management and with a number of fine restaurants. Large basement parking area. The Regent Taipei is the most popular and outstanding international five-star hotel catering to the needs of both domestic guests and international business travelers. The design is simple, elegant, understated yet sophisticated. The service is exquisite and heartfelt, providing the best quality in accommodations and services. Achived Winner of Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards - Top 20 Hotels in Asia.

Grand Hyatt Hotel, Taipei

2, Song Shou Road,
Taipei, Taiwan 11051
Tel: +886 2 2720 1234 Fax: +886 2 2720 1111

The Grand Hyatt is a relatively new addition to the Taipei hotel scene. Very grand, very large and very convenient to the Taipei World Trade Centre. In fact it is part of the same complex and guests can walk under cover from the hotel to the WTC. For location alone, the Grand Hyatt is one of the most popular hotels with trade visitors to Taipei and the building across the street of the new 102 storey World Financial Center - and no other hotels within walking distance - will assure it of business well into the future. "Cheers" Bar on the ground floor is a popular meeting spot for a drink with live music every evening while "Zigga Zagga" on the mezzanine level provides Italian food during normal business hours and Taipei's most popular disco venue for the night owls.

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Caesar Park Taipei - Formerly Hilton International Taipei

38, Chung Hsiao W. Rd., Sec. 1, Taipei, 100, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Telephone: 886-2-2311-5151 Fax : 886-2-2331-9944

One of the first five star hotels in Taipei and still one of the finest in the Hilton tradition. If you like oak panelling and under-stated service this is a great place to stay. When built, adjacent to the Taipei railway station it was right in the centre of town; since then the main business district has moved east but it is still a great and comfortable place with easy access to most parts of the city.

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Imperial Inter-Continental

Imperial Hotel Taipei
No. 600 Lin Shen North Road, Taipei
Tel : (886-2) 2596-5111 Fax : (886-2) 2592-7506 Email :

The Imperial Hotel, one of Taipei's landmarks for many years. Has undergone a transformation; new look, new management and new name. An upmarket boutique hotel for the business traveller with all the comforts and refinements expected from the Inter-Continental Group.

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Sheraton Taipei Hotel(Lai Lai Sheraton), Starwood Hotel, Taipei

12 Zhong Xiao East Road, Sec 1 R.O.C., Taipei, Taiwan.
Phone: (886)(2) 2321 5511
Fax: (886)(2) 2394 4240, Reservations: (886)(2) 2351 8572
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The Sheraton Taipei Hotel(Lai Lai Sheraton), Starwood Hotel, Taipei been around for a while and is another of the older pubs on the western side of Taipei. Managed in a Japanese style. Still it has a lot going for it. Well managed and central to most places. Good Italian restaurant and a popular disco in the basement.

Sherwood Hotel Taipei

111 Min Sheng E Road, Sec.3,Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C
Telephone: +886 2 2718-1188 Facsimile: 2713-0707

A smaller, very very elegant establishment in Taipei's new financial district. Close to the domestic airport, main north-south freeway and not too far from the World Trade Centre. A fine hotel in the European tradition and in contrast to the glamour of the Hollywood style establishments. Very fine restaurants, very fine bar (with real log fire in winter) and very high prices - but those who stay there think it worth it.

Westin Hotel Taipei, Starwood Hotel, Taipei

133 Nanking East Road, Section 3, Taipei 104, Taiwan
Tel: +886-2-8770-6565 Fax: +886-2-8770-6555

Taipei’s newest five star hotel. The Westin is centrally located in the heart of Taipei’s CBD and within 5 minutes walking distance of the MTR. Large rooms, excellent restaurants and meeting facilities. You can re-energize in the WestinWORKOUT Gym, or work out in the privacy and comfort of your WestinWORKOUT Room should you prefer. Our dining options offer culinary treats from both east and west, featuring a wide selection of the finest Chinese, Western, Italian, and Japanese cuisines.

Taipei Business Hotels

For the budget conscious or those paying out of their own pocket, Taipei offers some very fine business hotels which may lack the glamour of the five star establishments but which are clean, comfortable, efficient and inexpensive. Rates in the business hotels are often less than half of what you would pay for the top of the line B&B. The following are a select few:

The Yuan Shan Club of Taipei

No.1, Sec. 4, Zhongshan N. Rd., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City 10461, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Tel:+886-2-2886-8888 ext.1700~1703

Dynasty Hotel

41, Section 2, Fu Hsin South Road (Eastern Taipei)
Telephone: +886 2 2708 1221 Facsimile: 2325-7265

Feeling Hotel

2, Lane 728, Section 6, Chung Shan North Road (Tienmou Area where most expats live)
Telephone: +886 2 2873-5511 Facsimile: 2873-0819

Viscount Hotel

3 Yi Chiang Street (close to Nanking East Road, centrally located)
Telephone: +886 2 2543-4123 Facsimile: 2536-7042

Taichung Hotels

Evergreen Hotel

Taichungkang Road
Telephone: +886 4 328-9988 Facsimile: 328-8642

A recently opened hotel, operated by the Evergreen group (Eva Air). First class hotel conveniently situated and with ample basement parking (free for guests). Good gymnasium and health club although the swimming pool leaves much to be desired. (Do you really want to swim in a pool with glass sides and be seen by everyone in the coffee shop?)

Kaohsiung Hotels

Ambassador Hotel

Telephone: +886 7 211-5211 Facsimile: 281-1115

One of the earlier five star hotels in Kaohsiung but still one of the best. Very good service, centrally located and with a good sized outdoor pool for relaxation.

The Grand Hotel Kaohsiung

No.2, Yuanshan Rd., Niaosong Dist., Kaohsiung City 83341, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Tel:+886-7-370-5911 Fax:+886-7-370-4889