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Taipei is the center of Taiwan's business, government, culture, and entertainment. It is a mix of ancient and modern cultures with colorful temples juxtaposed against sleek architecturally designed buildings and skyscrapers. Taipei is a multicultural, bustling metropolis by day with a vibrant, non-stop nightlife offering superb dining options, night markets, bars, and night clubs.


Deluxe Hotels

1. Grand Formosa Regent Taipei
41 Chungshan (Zhongshan) North Rd. Sec 2
Taipei City
886 2 2523 8000                              
This luxurious 538 room hotel, including 60 luxurious suites, is located in the center of Taipei's business, shopping and cultural area. Its elegant traditional decor, spacious rooms, WiFi, roof top swimming pool, full service spa and exclusive designer boutiques create a comfortable and pampering environment. Its excellent spa treatments include a warm stone massage and a jet-lag recovery massage. Its unique soothing body wraps include volcanic clay and papaya mint. Hotel has eight superb restaurants offering a variety of innovative Asian and Western cuisines. This exquisite property meets the needs of the most discerning business and leisure travelers.

2. Hotel Royal Taipei
No. 37-1
Chungshan (Zhongshan) North Rd., Sec. 2
Taipei City
886 2 2542 3266                                
A Nikko Hotel, this contemporary chic hotel with classic understated design has 202 guestrooms and suites. Rooms are equipped with wireless internet access, LCD TVs, DVD players, and Japanese style bathrobes. It has a gym, sauna, and a rooftop swimming pool. Dining options include Chinese, Japanese and Western cuisines, and an international buffet. Hotel is known for its high quality service.

3. Ambassador Hotel
No. 63
Chungshan (Zhongshan) North Rd., Sec. 2
Taipei City
886 2 2551 1111
Located in the center of Taipei, this international 5-star hotel is located near the Fine Arts Museum, Shilin Night Market and National Palace Museum. This deluxe 416 room hotel, with its European neo-classical style is very popular with business travelers. Hotel has a fitness room, sauna, spa with massage services, and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel has a number of fine dining options including a steakhouse, an organic restaurant serving light healthy dishes, as well as restaurants serving Western, Cantonese, and Szechuan cuisines.

4. The Grand Hotel Taipei 
No. 1 Chungshan (Zhongshan) North Rd. Sec.4
Taipei City
886 2 2886 8888                     
Built in 1952 as a luxurious hotel for Chiang Kai-shek to host his guests, this hotel is a Taiwan landmark with its distinctive golden roof and striking red columns. Decorated in classic Chinese style with very spacious rooms and 8 restaurants, this is one of Taiwan's grandest hotels. Hotel has tennis courts, a year-round olympic-size swimming pool, a fitness center, sauna, and tennis courts. Numerous dignitaries and celebrities have stayed here over the years.

5. Ambience Hotel
64 Changan E. Rd. Sec. 1
Taipei City
886 2 2541 0077
This chic hotel with all-white interiors has Philippe Starck furniture and flatscreen TVs. It also has a Chinese restaurant specializing in Hangzhou cuisine, a Continental restaurant, and a bakery for light snacks. It is one of Taiwan's newest designer hotels.

6. Tango Nanshi Taipei
No. 3 Nanjing West Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2567 9999
Located very close to Zhongshan Station, this 52 room high-tech boutique hotel has all in one remote control for your lighting, TV, stereo and electric curtains. All stylishly modern rooms are equipped with Toto electronic toilets, spa tubs, and flatscreen TVs in bathrooms. Complimentary hand-picked tea is available in all rooms.

7. The Landis Taipei
No. 41, Mincyuan E. Rd. Sec. 2
Taipei City
886 2 2597 1234
With its elegant French art deco style, this hotel is known for its personalized and impeccable service. Located near the city's financial center and shopping district, hotel has 209 rooms and suites which feature marble bathrooms, flatscreen TVs, internet access, and mini-bars. Daily complimentary fruit basket, newspaper and bottled water are supplied in all rooms. Its restaurant, Paris 1930, is the finest French restaurant in Taipei.
It also has a Chinese restaurant specializing in Hangzhou cuisine, a Continental restaurant and a bakery for light snacks. The hotel has a spa and a fully equipped gym.

Gloria Prince Hotel
No. 369 Linsen North Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2581 8111
With 220 guestrooms, hotel has a sauna, fitness facility, complimentary high-speed internet access, two restaurants and a bar/lounge. Guestrooms have refrigerators, coffee/tea makers and complimentary bottled water. Hotel is a member of Prince Hotels & Resorts.

Miramar Garden Taipei
No. 83 Civic Blvd. Sec. 3
Taipei City
886 2 8772 8800
Hotel has 200 well-appointed spacious rooms, an outdoor pool, fitness center, sauna, massage, steam bath and whirlpool. Hotel has two restaurants, both serving Western food. A 10 minute walk to the nearest MRT station.

Moderate Hotels

1. Taipei International Hotel
No. 66 Nanjing East Rd., Sec. 1
Taipei City
886 2 2562 7569
Centrally located in the heart of Taipei, overlooking two parks, this 85 room hotel has easy access to major business areas, shopping and major cultural attractions. This comfortable hotel has a gym and free WIFI.

2. K Hotel I
1, Lane 11, Chungshan North Rd. Sec. 2
886 2 2542 2222
This 53 room hotel offers rooms with wifi and mini-bars. A buffet breakfast is included in the rate. This hotel is a less expensive option to its sister property, K Hotel II.

3. K Hotel II
139 Chungshan North Rd. Sec. 2
886 2 2525 5555
This well-located hotel offers 80 stylishly designed rooms with flatscreen TVs and spa bathtubs. All rooms are equipped with wifi.

4. Riviera Hotel
646 Linsen North Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2585 3258                     
This 112 room hotel is located in a quiet spot within walking distance of Taipei's busiest nightlife districts and close to the Fine Arts Museum. Hotel has a health center on its eco-green rooftop. Enjoy light snacks and drinks in its executive garden. Complimentary tea, coffee and homemade cookies, served in its lounge from 7-10:30am.

5. Roumei Boutique
No. 9, Lane 64, Sec. 2, Jianguo North Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2503 1133
This attractive hotel belonging to the well-known local Beauty Hotels chain, has 55 rooms all equipped with Wifi. Hotel has a fitness center. Its restaurant serves a buffet breakfast.

6. Hsuanmei Boutique
No. 52, Sec. 1, Jianguo North Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 8771 3066
This 60 room hotel belongs to the local Beauty Hotels chain. All rooms offer Wifi and it has a restaurant which serves only breakfast. A 10-minute walk to the MRT.

7. Leofoo Hotel
168 Changchun Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2507 3211
A ten minute drive from Taipei Main Station, this well-established 222 room hotel is known for its gracious hospitality. Its comfortable rooms are decorated in classical Chinese style. Dining options include three restaurants serving a variety of cuisines including Chinese, Japanese and Western.

8. Tango Taipei Linsen
No. 15  Lane 83 Chungshan North Rd. Sec. 1
Taipei City
886 2 2531 9999
This comfortable 65 room hotel located in a tranquil area is in close proximity to Nanjing Road East. Hotel has a gym. It has a restaurant serving buffet breakfast. High speed internet access is available.

9. City Suites Taipei
No. 169 Nanjing West Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2550 7722
A moderately priced 80 room boutique property located in the western part of Taipei. Hotel has neo-classically furnished rooms offering cable,
flatscreen TVs, DVD players, coffee makers, and hairdryers. Buffet breakfast served daily.

10. Seasons Hotel Classic
No. 326 Nanjing West Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2555 4288
Close to Longshan Temple, the National Palace Museum and Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, this affordable hotel's 64 rooms are equipped with cable/satellite TV, internet access and complimentary bottled water. Its restaurant serves Chinese, Japanese and Western cuisines. Guests can enjoy drinks and snacks in its cafe.

11. Royal Seasons
No. 330 Nanjing West Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2555 6488
Slightly more upscale than its neighboring sister hotel (Seasons Hotel Classic), Royal Seasons has a neo-classical design and a spacious lobby decorated with greco-roman style statues. This hotel's 49 guestrooms feature 32" LCD TVs, marble bathrooms, free internet connection, complimentary bottled water, coffee/tea makers and L'Occitaine amenities. Hotel has a gym. Free breakfast is served daily. Located near century old Dihua Street and Ningxia night market.

12. Royal Inn
8-11 Fl. No. 1 Nanjing West Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2531 6171
Part of the Hotel Royal group, this hotel is in the heart of a commercial district and is very close to the Chung Shan station MRT. Hotel has 80 well-equipped rooms with broadband internet, satellite and pay TV channels. It has a restaurant which serves buffet breakfast and a meeting room, and laundry room. Hotel serves complimentary coffee, tea and fruit in its cafeteria.

13. Yomi Hotel
No. 28, Sec. 1, Minsheng East Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2525 5678
Located in the Zhongshan business district, this popular hotel offers 63 guestrooms and suites at affordable prices. Rooms are equipped with 37" cable LCD TVs, wall-mounted DVD players, and Japanese satellite programs. Receptionists are fluent in English and Japanese.


Deluxe Hotels

1. Taipei Fullerton East
No. 32, Sec. 5, Nanjing East Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2763 5656
This 225 room hotel (formerly the Rebar Crowne Plaza Taipei) is conveniently located in downtown Taipei. Hotel has a health club and sauna. It also has a tea lounge, a lobby bar, and its Lotus Garden Restaurant serves delicious Hong Kong style Chinese food.

2. Hotel Quote
No. 333, Nanjing East Rd., Sec. 3
Songshan District, Taipei City
886 2 2175 5588
With its stylishly minimalist design, this modern 64 room and suite property,
designed by Taiwanese architect Ray Chen, offers six different room types. Hotel provides Wifi access, Sony LCD TVs, Bose stereos, DVD players and Nespresso coffee makers in all rooms. It also has a restaurant, bar and 24-hour lounge serving snacks and drinks. Massage services are available.

3. Sunworld Dynasty Hotel Taipei
100 Dunhua North Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2719 7199
Hotel has 725 spacious guest rooms of which 37 are suites. It has a stunning lobby atrium. Rooms are equipped with deluxe amenities. Facilities include a well-equipped gym, fitness center, sauna and an outdoor pool. Hotel has three restaurants; two serving Chinese food, and a third serving an international buffet. Limousine service and airport pick-up are available.

4. Westin Taipei
No. 133, Nanjing East Rd. Sec.
Taipei City
886 2 8770 6565
With 288 rooms and 42 suites, this American style hotel has contemporary amenities, lovely city views and excellent restaurants. Hotel has a gym with treadmills, stair-climbers, stationary bikes, weight equipment, an indoor pool, juice bar, spa, sauna, pool side jacuzzi, steam rooms and cold and hot plunge baths. Hotel has five gourmet restaurants including an Italian restaurant, a Japanese restaurant, two serving Chinese cuisine, and an international buffet.

5. Brother Hotel
255 Sec. 3 Nanjing East Rd.
Taipei City
8862 2712 3456
With 250 rooms, this 5-star hotel offers comfort, convenience and quality service. Hotel has a restaurant, a bar and a bistro for light snacks. Close to an MRT station.

6. Les Suites Taipei Ching Cheng
12 Ching Cheng St. (Qingcheng)
Taipei City
886 2 8712 7688
This luxury boutique hotel has 84 rooms including 11 suites. Hotel has a chic contemporary design and is close to the MRT. Daily breakfast is served and its lounge offers free hot drinks all day. It has a 24-hour computer room. Its spacious guestrooms are decorated with modern Chinese art and are well-equipped with modern amenities, internet access, refrigerators, and state-of-the-art entertainment centers. Hotel has a media center for business needs with high-tech facilities. A small garden gives this property a soothing and tranquil feeling. Ideal for guests seeking an intimate luxury hotel.

7. Evergreen Laurel Hotel Taipei
No. 63 Sung Chiang Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2501 9988
This 95 room maritime style boutique hotel is known for its outstanding service and gracious personnel. It has ceilings that look like waves and are decorated with Swarovski crystals. Its spacious rooms feature fine Italian furniture, ultrasonic jacuzzis, plasma TVs and wi-fi. Hotel has a fitness center with Olympic class equipment and an Oriental Zen spa.

8. The Sherwood
No. 111 Minsheng E. Rd., Sec. 3
Taipei City
886 2 2718 1188
With its newly refurbished guest rooms and suites, the hotel's 373 rooms are all furnished in a luxurious European style. Rooms offer flat-screen televisions and broadband wireless internet access. The hotel features 4 restaurants serving Chinese, Italian, and Japanese cuisines, as well as an international buffet. Guests can enjoy light snacks and drinks in the hotel's bar while listening to nightly live piano music. 24-hour room service is available. The Sherwood Spa offers a full range of body and slimming treatments, facials, and Swiss foot reflexology. Hotel also has a fully equipped fitness center,
an indoor pool and sauna.

9. Imperial Hotel Taipei
600 Linsen North Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2596 5111
This 5-star hotel is located in the heart of Taipei's financial, commercial and entertainment area. It has a long history of hosting world-renowned celebrity guests. Decorated in classic European style, the hotel's 288 rooms and suites offer 32" LCD TVs, high-speed wired internet access, bidet-style toilets, hair dryers and luxurious bath amenities. It has a well-equipped gym and sauna. The hotel offers 5 different dining experiences including gourmet Japanese and Chinese restaurants, a steakhouse and a buffet.

Moderate Hotels

1. Taipei Fullerton 315 Hotel
No. 315, Fuxing North Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2713 8181
This four-star moderately priced boutique hotel has the feeling of a private club and is a less expensive option to its sister property, Taipei Fullerton 41. The hotel has good sized rooms and many amenities for leisure and business travelers. Guestrooms are equipped with 29-inch TVs, mini-bars, safes, and Wifi. Hotel has a fitness center, sauna and an outdoor Zen-style garden for relaxation. The breakfast buffet adds new dishes daily. Complimentary coffee and tea are served in the lobby. Its friendly and knowledgeable staff offers the highest quality personal service. A two-minute walk to an MRT station.

2. Gala Hotel
186 SungJiang Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2541 5511
Located on a main boulevard in midtown Taipei, the hotel's newly renovated 160 guestrooms are furnished in light oak and walnut colors. Rooms are equipped with hairdryers, bathrobes, safes, mini-bars, LCD TVs, and free Wifi. Bathrooms are well-designed in a contemporary international style. Hotel has two restaurants. Its Golden Pot Restaurant serves delicious Taiwanese cuisine, and an international buffet can be enjoyed at its Golden Ear Restaurant.

3. Howard Green Garden
No. 9, Lane 199 Dunhua North Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2545 9888
This reasonably priced 52-room modern low-rise hotel is part of the Taiwanese Howard Hotel chain well-known for its high quality and impeccable service.

4. Baguio Hotel
367 Bade Rd. Sec. 2
Taipei City
886 2 2781 3121
Decorated with Chinese traditional art, hotel's 84 rooms are clean and comfortable.

5. Hotel Delight
432 Changchun Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2716 0011
This small charming hotel with 60 contemporary style rooms is a short walk from the Nanjing E. Rd. MRT station. Hotel offers free wi-fi and a delicous free breakfast. It also has a gym.

6. Golden China Hotel
No. 306 Sungchiang Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2521 5151
Hotel offers 250 comfortable European style guestrooms and suites in either oriental or western style. Its Palace Hall restaurant serves Taiwanese food and Cantonese Dim Sum. It also has a buffet restaurant serving Chinese and Western dishes as well as a coffee shop. Close to the Xingtian Temple MRT station and Songshan Airport. Hotel has a parking lot.

San Want Residences
128 Nanjing E. Rd., Sec. 1
Songshan, Taipei City
886 2 2511 5185
Hotel is conveniently located on Nanjing East Road across from Linsen Park. Its 81 rooms and suites are furnished in a contemporary style. The hotel showcases the work of contemporary Taiwanese artists. Hotel has a fitness center equipped with cardiovascular equipment and free weights and a spa/wellness center.


Deluxe Hotels

1. Grand Hyatt Taipei
No. 2 Songshou Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2720 1234
Located next to Taipei 101 and the Taipei World Trade Center, this elegant 850 room hotel is designed in a bright contemporary style. Its nine gourmet restaurants serve a variety of international cuisines. Hotel has a spa offering a variety of body treatments, a sauna, a steam room, a 24-hour gym and an outdoor heated swimming pool. A medical clinic is on the premises. Hotel is a short stroll from Taipei's most upscale malls and gourmet restaurants.

2. Le Meridien Taipei
No. 38 Sung Ren Rd., Xinyi District
Taipei City
886 2 6622 8000
One of Taiwan's newest hotels, this art themed property features over 700 original art pieces. Its elegantly minimalist designed rooms provide 42-inch LCD TVs, Wifi, and spacious bathrooms with Rainforest showers. Hotel has an indoor heated pool and a fitness center offering aerobics classes and personal trainers. It has two restaurants; one serves innovative Cantonese and local cuisine and the other specializes in International cuisine. Hotel has a 24-hour concierge. Medical services and facilities for the disabled are available. Room keys give guests free entry to the Museum of Contemporary Art.

3. W Taipei
10 Zhongxiao (Chunghsiao) East Rd. Sec. 5
Xinyi District, Taipei
886 2 7703 8888
Right in the heart of Taipei's upscale, cosmopolitan shopping and business center, this newly opened chic 405 room property offers Wifi, its signature W bed, and its unique Whatever/Whenever Service. Hotel has a fully equipped SWEAT fitness center with personal trainers, a relaxing pampering Away Spa offering massage treatments and rejuvenating spa services. It has a pool with a pool-side terrace overlooking the fashionable Xinyi district. Hotel has 3 bars, a casual restaurant serving International cuisine and Yen, a fine dining Cantonese restaurant.

Moderate Hotels

1. Tango Taipei XinYi
No. 297 Section 5 ZhongXiao East Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2528 8000
A chic hotel with spacious well-appointed rooms. Its 105 rooms have video/DVD players and Wifi. Bathtubs have jacuzzis and a fitness center is available. Hotel has a restaurant serving buffet breakfast. Room service menu is available from 12 noon till 12 midnight daily.

2. AT Boutique Hotel
3F, No. 468, Sec. 4, Xinyi Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2345 9777
Located close to the upscale Xinyi business and shopping district, this newly opened, attractive 88 room hotel offers affordable rates. Wifi is available in all rooms and has a restaurant serving only breakfast.

3. Charming City Hotel
295 Xinyi Rd. Sec. 4
Taipei City
Located in the Xinyi district, rooms are nicely designed with flat screen TVs, DVD players, and designer furniture.


Deluxe Hotels

1. Sheraton Taipei
No. 12, Zhongshan (Chungshan) East Rd. Sec. 1
Taipei City
Located near Taipei's commercial and government district.
This 688 room hotel offers internet access in all of its contemporary style rooms. Sheraton Taipei has an "Art Promenade" with selected art pieces from My Humble House Antiques and oriental pieces from Rich Jade. Hotel has a fitness center, aerobics studio, squash courts, spa, sauna, whirlpool and an outdoor swimming pool that is open seasonally. Hotel has restaurants serving Japanese, Thai, and Cantonese cuisines and a pizza pub for light meals.

2. Caesar Park
No. 38, Zhongshan West Rd. (
Chungshan), Sec. 1
Taipei City
886 2 2311 5151
Formerly the Taipei Hilton, this upscale 500 room hotel with high quality international standards has an excellent reputation and a very professional helpful staff.
Rooms have free internet access and flat screen TVs. Hotel has special guest rooms designed with the contemporary woman in mind. Its Dynasty Chinese restaurant serves superb Shanghainese cuisine. It also has an International buffet restaurant. The Caesar Spa offers Chinese and Indian massages. Hotel has a health club with a variety of fitness equipment including a treadmill, a jacuzzi, and a rooftop garden with an outdoor jacuzzi. Its shopping arcade has a host of fashionable boutiques.

3. Palais de Chine
No. 3 Sec.1 Chengde Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2181 9999
Located close to Shin Kong Life Tower and the National Taiwan Museum, this exquisite 286 room hotel offers deluxe amenities, 42" LCD TVs with free movie channels, complimentary newspapers and bottled water. Hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness facility. Its dining and beverage options include its signature grill restaurant, a Cantonese restaurant serving seafood and dimsum specialties, a European-themed tea salon, and a bar housed in a Moroccan-styled tent. Hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness facility and spa.

Moderate Hotels

1. Taipei Garden Hotel
1 Zhonghua (Jhonghua) Rd. Sec.
Taipei City
886 2 2314 6611
Centrally located in Taipei near the National Taiwan Museum and Longshan Temple, this 242-room hotel offers 32" LCD TVs, multi-channel satellite TV, complimentary Wifi, and refrigerators in its guestrooms. Hotel has a fitness center and its dining options include a Japanese restaurant and a deli. Parking is free.

2. Cosmos Hotel
43 Chung Hsiao West Rd. Sec. 1
Taipei City
886 2 2361 7856
Located near the Taipei main train station, this hotel has 226 guestrooms and suites equipped with internet and safes. Dining options include a buffet breakfast, a Cantonese dimsum restaurant and a coffee shop for light snacks.

3. Hotel Eight Zone
No. 8. Sec. 1, Jinshan S. Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2358 3500
This hotel is a short walk from Huashan Cultural Park 1914. Rooms are equipped with free WiFi, 42" flat screen LCD TVs, safes, and whirlpool bathtubs. Its restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and afternoon tea.

4. Keyman's Hotel
No. 1 Hwaining St.
Taipei City
886 2 2311 4811
Located near Taipei's main railway stations and the subway, this 74 room hotel is comfortable and affordable. Breakfast is included in price.

Li Yuan Hotel
98 Roosevelt Rd. Sec. 3
Taipei City
886 2 2365 7367
This 36 room comfortable hotel near the Shida night market is a good choice for people visiting students at the university. Free wi-fi in all guestrooms.

Old Town Center, Da'an & Shida

Deluxe Hotels

1. Howard Plaza Hotel
No. 160, Renai Rd. Sec. 3
Taipei City
886 2 2700 2323
Known for its large and luxurious rooms, this elegant 606 room property, with a classic oriental aesthetic, is decorated with Chinese rosewood furniture. The hotel has 10 restaurants serving gourmet Chinese and international culinary dishes as well as casual options. Hotel offers aerobics classes, yoga and pilates, and has a swimming pool, sauna and steam room. This is a haven for your relaxation and rejuvenation.

2. Hotel Eclat
No. 370 Sec. 1, Dunhua S. Rd.
Da-an District, Taipei City
886 2 2784 8888
This chic cutting-edge 60 room boutique hotel is decorated with unique pieces of original contemporary art. Its rooms are equipped with luxurious state-of-the-art amenities including a 42-inch LCD TV, Bang & Olufsen CD-player, Nespresso coffee machine, Montblanc stationery, and Ferragamo bathroom amenities. Hotel has an off-site fitness facility and non-smoking rooms. Room rate is inclusive of breakfast, free minibar consumption, internet access and daily newspapers.

3. Shangri La Far Eastern Plaza
No. 201, Dunhua S. Rd., Sec. 2
Taipei City
886 2 2378 8888
This deluxe Shangri La hotel decorated with beautiful Chinese art pieces, has 420 luxurious rooms. Its bathrooms are equipped with jacuzzis and televisions, and rooms offer deluxe amenities. Hotel has a year-round heated roof-top pool as well as an indoor pool which is open only in summer. Its Horizon Spa offers massage and aromatherapy treatments. Hotel offers an array of sumptuous culinary experiences which include Chinese, Italian, and Japanese cuisines. Hotel also has an International buffet restaurant and three bars for lounging. It is a good choice for both business and leisure travelers looking for an elegant experience.

4. United Hotel
200 Guanfu S. Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2773 1515
The hotel’s excellent central location makes it easy to get around town. Hotel has a gym, sauna and steam room. With a contemporary minimalist design, rooms have LCD TVs with satellite/cable, complimentary bottled water and daily newspapers. Its restaurant serves Shanghainese and Western cuisines. Hotel also has a coffee shop and piano bar.

5. Les Suites Da'an
135 Da'an Rd.
Da'an District, Taipei City
886 2 8773 3799
This chic and charming boutique hotel has 59 spacious rooms including 13 suites. All rooms and suites are equipped with internet access, refrigerators, mini-bars, safes, fresh fruit daily, and free mineral water. Hotel has a gym equipped with treadmill and weights. Its restaurant serves buffet breakfast. Complimentary coffee and tea are available all day in the hotel's lounge.

Moderate Hotels

1. Han She Business Hotel
4F., No. 68, Cheng Tu Rd.
Taipei City
This 55 room business hotel has attractively furnished rooms and a gracious helpful staff.

2. Fullon Hotel Taipei
No. 266, Sec. 1, Jinguo South Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 2701 9266
With 120 well-designed rooms, this hotel has a gym, spa, steam room, sauna and an outdoor swimming pool. Dining options include a restaurant serving Eastern and Western dishes, a Japanese restaurant and a lobby bar. Hotel has a women's floor equipped with customized lighting, decor and bedding.

3.Taipei Fullerton 41 Hotel
No. 41 Fuxing S. Rd. Sec. 2
Taipei City
886 2 2703 1234
This 100 room hotel has a classic comfortable design and is within easy access to public transportation. Centrally located in the Dun Hua commercial area, hotel has a gym, sauna, and a Zen style garden. Breakfast is included in the rate. Complimentary coffee and handmade cookies are served in the lobby lounge.

4. Leader Hotel Taipei
No. 83, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Rd.
Taipei City
886 2 8369 2858
This 72-room hotel is next to the National Taiwan University and the Gongguan Night Market. Rooms are equipped with high-speed internet access and hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner. Breakfast is complimentary. It has a gym, sauna and jacuzzi. Parking is available.

5. KDM Hotel
No. 8, Sec. 3, Jhongsiao (Zhongxiao) East Rd.
Da-an District
886 2 2721 1162
Situated in the center of Taipei next to the MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station, the hotel's 56 cozy guestrooms are all equipped with free internet access, cable TV, refrigerator and hairdryer. KDM has a Chinese restaurant and room service is available.


Moderate Hotels

1. Grandee Taipei Hotel
No. 120, Wenlin Rd.
Shilin District, Taipei City
886 2 2880 5599
Located in the area of the Shilin Night Market and near the National Palace Museum and Taipei Fine Arts Museum, this hotel is very convenient for shopping and dining. With its clean contemporary architecture and interior design, this hotel has a feeling of relaxation and tranquility. Its 50 comfortable rooms offer Wifi, LCD TVs, DVD players and coffee and tea making facilities.

2. Star Beauty Resort
No. 38-1 ChienKong St.
Shilin District
886 2 2882 8080
This comfortable 56 room hotel, part of the Beauty Hotels chain, is within walking distance to the MRT Jiantan Station, the Shilin Night Market, and the Taipei Museum of Art. Wifi is available in all rooms. Hotel has a restaurant serving only breakfast. Guests have access to indoor and outdoor swimming pool.

3. Beautique Hotel
No. 14, Lane 38, Tianyu St.
Shilin District, Taipei City
886 2 2873 0363
Beautique Hotel, a Beauty Hotel's property, is located in the TianMou District, an upscale residential area where many foreigners reside. Hotel is close to the Yangmingshan and Beitou hot springs area.


Moderate Hotels

1. Santos Hotel
No. 49 Section 3, Chengde Rd. 
Datong District, Taipei City
886 2 2596 3111
Good first class hotel located close to the National Palace Museum and surrounded by shops, restaurants and bars. This 287 room hotel has both a Chinese and a Western restaurant.

Fortune Haiyatt Hotel
82 Chongqing North Rd. Sec. 1
Taipei City
886 2 2555 1122
A 191 room hotel with comfortable guestrooms all with Wifi. Hotel serves a buffet breakfast, English-style afternoon tea, and has a rooftop garden restaurant. It also has a gym. Limousine service between hotel and airport or high-speed rail station is available.


Moderate Hotels

1. King of France Palace Hotel
No. 122 Chongyang Rd.
Nangang District, Taipei City
886 2 2789 0505
Decorated in the elegant French Empire style, this affordably-priced hotel offers 43 rooms with antique style furnishings, LCD TVs, extra large bathtubs, mineral water and tea packages. Located near the Nangang Software Park and Nangang Exhibition Center.


Moderate Hotels

1. Fushin Hotel
No. 1, Aly 34, Lane 123, Sec. 6
Minquan East Road
Neihu District, Taipei City
886 2 2791 5678
Located near the Nangang Software Park and Exhibition Halls, Fushin Hotel has 88 guestrooms with city views. Rooms are equipped with 37" flatscreen TVs, cable, free movie channels, safes, complimentary newspapers and minibar. All units have mini-refrigerators. Hotel has a fitness room and laundry facilities. The hotel has two restaurants as well as a coffeeshop and a bar lounge. Free Wifi is available in public areas and in all rooms. Complimentary breakfast is included in rate.


1. Agora Garden Taipei
No. 68 Sung-Kao Rd.
Xinyi District, Taipei City
886 2 8780 5168
Located near the Taipei World Trade Center, Agora Garden offers studios and one bedrooms with color and cable TVs, high speed internet, voicemail, and 24-hour-operator service. Additional phone line for fax/modem connection is available. Rooms have safe boxes, and kitchenettes with refrigerators. Internet service is available. Agora Garden has an indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, aerobics studio, and squash court. It has 3 restaurants serving Cantonese, Shanghainese and Western cuisines. Parking is available. Minimum stay is 30 days.

2. Howard Garden Suites
353 Changchun Rd. 
Zhongshan District, Taipei City
886 2 2718 7323
Property has 81 elegantly appointed spacious guestrooms and suites with large beds. Its Linwood Cafe provides a delicious buffet breakfast and can be used as a meeting room or a place for afternoon tea. A gym is available to guests.

3. Easy Stay Inn - Serviced Apartment SJ 293
10F-1, No. 293, Song-jiang Rd.
Zhongshan, Taipei City
886 2 2501 2891
Located near Xingtian Temple and National Taipei University, rooms are equipped with flatscreen TVs, minibars, and kitchens. Internet access is free. Cellphone rental is available. Property has 24-hour security. No minimum stay required.

4. Easy Stay Inn Taipei Ritz 101
No. 101, Sec. 4, Chongxin Rd.
Sanchung District, New Taipei City
886 2 2501 2891
This property is a 5-10 minute drive from the Taipei Train Station and the National Taiwan Museum. Its apartments are equipped with kitchens, living rooms and dining areas. LCD TVs, DVD players, coffee/tea makers and free Wifi are provided in all units. Property has a health spa, fitness center, outdoor pool, game room, and a gift shop. Minimum stay of one month required.

5. Pacific Business Center
No. 495, Guang-Fu S. Rd.
Xinyi District, Taipei City
886 2 8780 8000
This property offers a unique combination of spacious guestrooms, high-tech meeting facilities, and a full range of office services. The hotel's 100 rooms are equipped with wifi, safes, and mini-bars. It also has a gym. An onsite restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. An ideal place for those looking for a home/office in Taipei.

6. Regal Executive Suites
No. 307 Fu-Shing North Rd. 
Songshan District, Taipei City
866 2 2713 8600
Located near Taipei Songshan Airport, Regal offers spacious rooms with a host of modern amenities. Regal's 55 rooms are all equipped with internet access, cable TVs, safe-boxes, microwave ovens, free bottled mineral water, and coffee and tea bags. Buffet breakfast is included in rate. Property has a fitness center. No minimum stay is required. Special rates for stays of one month or longer.

7. Howard Jasper Villas
188 Chung Cheng Rd. Sec. 2
Shih Lin District, Taipei City
886 2 2874 2323
Located in the prestigious Tienmu neighborhood, these 138 three bedroom, 2 bathroom apartments have stunning views of Yangmingshan and Kuanyin mountains. Property has an indoor heated swimming pool, a gym, sauna, playground, squash court, and hair salon. A small shopping mall with boutiques and restaurants is part of the complex. Nearby are two shopping malls with a supermarket and a cinema. Apartments are available furnished or unfurnished. For unfurnished units, furniture can be rented. Property is part of the upscale Howard Hotels Group.

8. Kang Ning Service Apartment
No. 28, Sec. 5, Lane 420, Chenggong Rd.
Neihu, Taiwan
886 2 2634 8999
Located in a suburban residential area, these 165 spacious suites all with private balconies are equipped with cable TVs, minibars, safes, internet access, air-conditioners, and hairdryers. Laundry pickup and delivery is available. Property has an outdoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, squash courts and table tennis. An on-site restaurant serves breakfast, business lunch, a la carte and set menu dinners. A short walk from the Taipei MRT Huzhou Station (Wenshen-Neihu Line).


The world-famous Hsinchu Science-based Industrial Park is located here. This city is fast becoming a center for glass art and the Hsinchu City International Glass Art Festival takes place here annually.

Deluxe Hotels

1. Ambassador Hotel
188 Zhonghua Rd. Sec. 2
Hsinchu City
886 3 515 1111
Hsinchu's top 5-star hotel occupies the 9th-24th floors of the city's tallest building. Its 257 guestrooms are modern and attractively decorated. Hotel has an indoor swimming pool, a fitness club, and sauna. Its fine dining options include a Chinese restaurant, a buffet restaurant and a steakhouse.
It also has a bar.

2. Howard Plaza Hotel
178 Chungcheng Rd.
Hsinchu City
886 3 528 2323
The hotel's 125 rooms are equipped with Wifi, fax machines, CD players, 14-inch TVs in bathrooms and safe boxes. Hotel has a swimming pool, a spa, and a gym with state-of-the-art equipment. Hotel has a chaufeured Mercedes-Benz available for rental.

3. Hotel Royal Hsinchu
No. 227, Kuan-fu Rd., Sec. 1
Hsinchu City
886 3 563 1122
Just a 5-minute ride to Hsinchu Science Park, hotel's 208 guest rooms are spacious with LCD TVs, DVD players, and free internet. Hotel has a sauna, gym, beauty salon, jacuzzi, and a heated swimming pool. It has 4 restaurants offering Asian as well as Western cuisine options. Hotel has rooms equipped for disabled persons. On weekends, the hotel provides a free shuttle bus to Taipei.

4. Leofoo Resort
No. 60, Gungzhou Renan Li
Guanshi Town, Hsinchu County
886 3 547 5365
This unique wildlife and safari themed resort has 164 rooms designed in the style of an African hunting lodge. Rooms offer unobstructed views of free roaming wild animals. Hotel has a fitness center, steam bath, sauna, spa and an indoor swimming pool. Enjoy an intimate and exciting experience with a variety of exotic animals.

Moderate Hotels

1. Bali Forest Hot Spring Resortopia
No. 160 Jiale
Jianshi Township, Hsinchu
886 3 584 2268
This 33 room hotspring hotel offers free Wifi, flatscreen TVs, and hotspring baths in all rooms. Rooms have private balconies with outdoor bathing and seating areas. Hotel has a spa.

2. Carlton Hotel Hsinchu
225 Beida Rd.
Hsinchu City
886 3 525 9999
Hotel has 117 comfortable guestrooms and suites. All are equipped with refrigerator, mini bar, cable TV and desk. Non-smoking rooms are available. Hotel offers a complimentary breakfast. Its Ritz Cafe serves continental breakfast, afternoon tea, lunch and dinner. Hotel has a restaurant serving Cantonese cuisine. It has a fully equipped health club offering a sauna, jacuzzi and spa services.


Taoyuan is an industrial city in which the International Airport is located. There are many department stores and markets here. The Yuan Kuang Buddhist Monastery and the pottery town of Yingge are located nearby.

Deluxe Hotels

1. Hotel Kuva Chateau
398 Mincyuan (Minquan) Rd.
Jhongli City, Taoyuan County
886 3 281 1818
Located 15 minutes from Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport and 50 minutes from Taipei, this is one of the most deluxe hotels in the area. All 248 rooms have Internet access and hotel has an airport shuttle. It has three restaurants serving Thai, Chinese, and International cuisines. Hotel has a gym, a spa, and an outdoor swimming pool.

2. Westin Resort TaShee
166 Resin Rd.
Dasi Township, Taoyuan County
886 3 387 6688
Twenty minutes east of the airport and 40 minutes south of Taipei, located in the hills, this hotel has a fitness facility, outdoor tennis, conference facilities and the Tashee Golf & Country Club. Guests staying at the hotel have access to the Golf & Country Club.

3. Monarch Skyline Hotel
No 108 Sec. 1, Nankan Rd.
Luzhu Shiang, Taoyuan County
886 3 212 1001
This 250 room deluxe hotel with its avant-garde innovative design combines fashion, food, music and multimedia to convey a unique creative chic ambience. Its two restaurants offer Chinese and Japanese delicacies. Hotel has a bar serving light drinks and snacks. Rooms offer Wifi, 37/42 inch LCD TVs, free mineral water, internet and free local and international newspapers. Hotel has a gym and an outdoor jacuzzi. Just 15 minutes from the airport, it is the largest 5-star hotel near Taoyuan International Airport.

4. Monarch Plaza
No. 300, Sec. 1, Chuang Ching Rd.
Taoyuan City
886 3 316 9900
Located just 3 kilometers from Taoyuan City Centre, this 231 room hotel features flat-screen TVs, free internet access, minibars, and coffee/tea makers in all guestrooms. Hotel has a gym, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and indoor swimming pool. Its 4 dining options include a Cantonese restaurant, a Japanese steakhouse, a cafe and lobby lounge. Rooms/facilities for disabled guests are also available. Hotel provides free parking. A 20-minute drive to the airport and 30 minutes to downtown Taipei.

5. South Garden Hotel & Resort
8 Shuzih Rd.
Zhongli City, Taoyuan County
886 3 420 2122
This 111 room hotel has a Hot Spring and Kurhaus Center, a Sauna Center, an ecological park, and a recreation center. Rooms have broadband internet access. Free parking and shuttle service to airport are available.

6. Howard Lake Resort Shimen Dam
176 Minfu St.
Daping Village, Taoyuan County
886 3 411 2323
This 94 room resort hotel has an outdoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steamroom, gym, tennis courts, and a skating rink.

Moderate Hotels

1. Evergreen Transit Hotel
4F, Terminal II, Taoyuan International Airport
Taoyuan, Taiwan
886 3 3383 4510
Managed by Evergreen International Hotels, this airport hotel is conveniently located for those in transit and those catching an early morning or late night flight. Rooms have free ADSL internet access and in-room movies. Hotel has a sauna and a recreation lounge.

2. Fullon Hotel Linkou
No. 68, Wen Er 1st St.
Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County
886 3 327 9388
Conveniently located in the center of Taoyuan's business and cultural district, this Fullon Hotel has 182 well-appointed and classically designed rooms all with lovely scenic views. Hotel has a gym, sauna and swimming pool. It also has an outdoor hotsprings area and offers aromatherapy massage. Its Happy Garden restaurant serves both traditional and innovative Chinese cuisine. Its Arcadia Cafe serves healthy and delicious Western cuisine.

3. City Suites- Gateway
No. 442, Jhongjheng E. Rd.
Dayuan Township, Taoyuan County
886 3 385 3017
Just five minutes from Taoyuan airport and near many tourist sites in Taoyuan, hotel offers attractively decorated rooms with tea/coffee making facilities, satellite TVs and hair dryers. The entire hotel is non-smoking.

4. Novotel
Taipei Taoyuan International Airport
886 3 398 0888
A five-minute drive from the Taoyuan International airport and just 40 minutes from downtown Taipei, this hotel offers 360 modern and stylish rooms and suites. Rooms have internet access, flatscreen TVs, and large workdesks. Its Square restaurant is open 24 hours daily. It also has a restaurant serving Chinese cuisine. It has a 24-hour fitness center and its swimming pool is open from 6:30am to 10:30pm.

5. Highness Hotel Linkou
No. 28 Wen Hua 2nd Rd.
Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County
886 3 327 5888
Located at the border of Linkou New Township and Gueishan, Highness Hotel offers 200 comfortable rooms equipped with free internet access, free bottled mineral water and coffee and tea bags. Its fitness center, jacuzzi and business center are all free of charge. It has a Chinese restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

6. Taoyuan Chinatrust Hotel
107 Minsheng Rd.
Taoyuan, Taiwan
886 3 337 0888
This 170 room hotel offers rooms with wifi, safes, mini-bars, and cable TV. Hotel has Western and Cantonese restaurants and a coffee bar. It has a gym and offers guests free parking.


1. Howard Beach Resort Pacific Green Bay
1-1 Feicuei Rd.
Wanli Hsiang, New Taipei City
886 2 2492 6562
Hotel has 241 large rooms with ocean views. All rooms are equipped with minibars, safes and satellite TVs. Situated directly on the beach, it has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a spa, gym, and sauna. Dining options include Chinese and Western restaurants, a BBQ and a fish restaurant. Located along Taiwan's northeast coast, guests have easy access to the nearby Yehliu scenic area, Jiufen, and Keelung.

2. Fullon Hot Spring Resort
2F No. 6 Danjin Rd.
Danshui, New Taipei City
886 2 8626 2211
Located only 30 minutes from Taipei, Danshui, a seaside town, is an excellent place for a quick spa break. Fullon Hotel has 25 guest rooms and 14  hot spring houses with views of the waterfront. It has a Japanese restaurant and offers Japanese and Western set meals.

3. Fullon Hotel at Danshui Fisherman's Wharf
This new addition to the Fullon Hotel chain has 198 well-designed and comfortable rooms overlooking the harbour. Hotel has a bar/KTV, and shuttle bus service to Fullon's Hot Spring Resort. Its 108 metre tall tower gives guests a spectacular panoramic view of the Danshui port and the surrounding sites.

4. Le Flower Sea Resort Danshui
No. 241-1 Chung Cheng Rd.
Danshui, New Taipei City
886 2 2629 7890
With convenient access to the major Danshui tourist attractions such as Danshui Old Street, Fisherman's Wharf, and Fort Santo Domingo, this 28 room hotel with its tropical style decor and rooms with river-views, is an ideal choice for your stay in Danshui. Hotel offers complimentary broadband internet access and valet parking. In-room breakfast service is also available.

5. Holiday Inn East
No. 265 Sec. 3 Beishen Rd.
Shengkeng Shiang, New Taipei City
886 2 2266 2800
About a 10 minute ride from Taipei World Trade Center and Taipei 101, this hotel provides daily complimentary scheduled bus service to various tourist spots in Taipei. Its 252 rooms all feature large LCD TVs and complimentary Wifi. A fully equipped fitness center is available.

6. Beautiful Hotel Taipei
No. 8, Taiping Rd.
Bitan Lake, New Taipei City
886 2 8666 9999
This 93 room hotel situated on the edge of Bitan Lake offers the ultimate in relaxation and tranquility. The hotel combines a soothing Zen-style design with modern luxurious facilities and amenities. Chinese, English and Japanese are spoken here. Wifi is available. Hotel has a restaurant which serves both Chinese and Western food.

7. Hotel Regalees
No. 89, Syuefu Rd.
Danshui, New Taipei City
886 2 2626 9977
Hotel has 168 deluxe rooms and suites, a spa and gym. Buffet breakfast is served daily. Hotel has two restaurants, one serving Chinese food and the other serving an international buffet. Located near Yinshan Temple and Danshui Old Street, it's a perfect place to take a short break from Taipei City and explore the lovely seaside area of Danshui.

8. Four Points by Sheraton Chung Ho
No. 631 Chung Cheng Rd.
Chung Ho District, New Taipei City
886 2 2222 9999
Located in the newly developed eastern business district of Taipei, hotel is 25 minutes from the Taipei train station and 40 minutes from Taipei 101. A short 5 minute drive to the MRT station to go to the center of Taipei. Its 126 spacious rooms offer WiFi with deluxe rooms offering complimentary internet access. Hotel has a health club, whirlpool, sauna and steam room. Its elegant contemporary restaurant offers delicious Eastern and Western culinary choices.

9. Tang Hotel and Spa
1-6 Hsia KuZu
Bali, New Taipei City
886 2 2610 5218
This 59 room hot spring hotel, located next to the Formosa Water Theme Park, offers hot springs in each room as well as an outdoor hot spring pool which is available to all guests. Rooms are all equipped with free Wifi and breakfast is included in the room rate. Hotel also has a restaurant which serves a Chinese set menu. Guests are offered a free two day admission pass to the Formosa Water Theme Park.


1. Evergreen Laurel Hotel
62-1 Chung Cheng (Zhongzheng) Rd.
Keelung City
886 39 966 000
Located near Keelung harbor, this hotel has a 140 large rooms all equipped with Wifi. Hotel has a health club, and an indoor pool. Hotel has two restaurants serving Chinese food and an international buffet. Easy access to Keelung's tourist attractions.

2. Keelung K Hotel
7 Yee Yi Rd.
Keelung City
This 64 room moderately priced hotel offers wifi in all rooms. Buffet breakfast is included in room rate. Hotel has a Chinese restaurant.


Deluxe Hotels

1. RSL Cold & Hot Springs Resort Su-ao
No. 301, Jhongyuan Rd.
Su-ao Township, Yilan County
886 2 3996 6000
This 12 story luxurious hotel and spa has 152 rooms and suites each equipped with both hot and cold spring baths along with a separate shower. Room types include: Western style rooms, Japanese tatami style and Japanese and Western style suites. Hotel offers Chinese and Japanese set menus for breakfast and dinner. Its Spa has a comprehensive range of body treatments including Indian energy-stone massage, aromatherapy, foot scrubs, body scrubs and special leg massages.

2. Silks Place Yilan
36 Minquan Rd. Sec. 2
Yilan City
886 39 351 000
Silks Place Yilan, the only international 5-star hotel in Yilan is conveniently located in Luna Plaza, the largest shopping and entertainment complex in eastern Taiwan. The hotel features 193 exquisite and exotically designed large rooms and suites of varying sizes and decor. Its design themes include International Contemporary, Japanese style, Bali style and New Shanghai style. All rooms are equipped with luxurious amenities. Some of the rooms even have private outdoor jacuzzis to enjoy the scenic view. Hotel has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a fitness room and sauna. Its Wellspring Spa lets you enjoy a variety of massage and body treatments. Hotel has three restaurants; one serving Chinese cuisine, another serving international buffet and a coffee shop for light meals and snacks.

3. Hotel Royal Chiao Hsi Spa
No. 69 Wufeng Rd.
Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County
886 39 886 288
This deluxe all suite hotel offers accommodations with LCD TVs, free Wifi, hot spring tubs and tea and bottled water from Yilan. Hotel has indoor spa facilities, a massage lounge, a recreation center including billiards and table tennis rooms. It has a lobby bar and a variety of dining options including an International buffet, a sushi bar and more. Hotel has an open air spa with four themed hotspring areas, a medical herbal pool, a swimming pool and nine themed gardens.

Farms/ Ranches

1. Toucheng Farm
125 Gengxin Rd.
Toucheng Township, Yilan County
886 39 772 222
Located about one hour northeast of Taipei City, this popular destination invites you to learn about local agriculture, (especially the planting of rice), explore a variety of flora and fauna, gather fruits and chase butterflies. Toucheng Beach, just a 20 minute walk from the farm, is a perfect place to enjoy swimming, surfing, scuba diving, and fishing. Nearby there are also several interesting temples to visit. Also you can take a short boat to Turtle Island. As a member of Hostelling International, the farm offers comfortable and affordable accommodations.