Home to such iconic wonders as the world-famous Taipei 101 skyscraper, it’s little wonder that more than six million visitors a year choose to explore the cultural delights of Taiwan’s capital. From its bustling night markets to the famous shopping and entertainment hub of Ximending, there’s all manner of reasons for paying a visit. And then there’s its vibrant arts culture, with the National Palace Museum and the Taipei Fine Arts Museum just some of the fascinating destinations vying for your attention. Whatever your reasons for visiting, why not make your stay even more special by opting for a top hotel boasting unique and truly memorable accommodation options. These are just some of the excellent themed hotels available in this bustling and vibrant city.
From the magic of ancient Egypt to the bright lights and colour of the Vegas strip, there’s all manner of great themed rooms to enjoy in this four-star hotel. Enjoying a very good reputation among hundreds of past guests, it was praised for its sheer fun and interior design. Guests also enjoy a good array of amenities, be they spa facilities or free Wi-Fi. What’s more, guests enjoy an airport shuttle service, so there’ll be no hassle getting to and from the hotel. And it is well-connected for getting about, with the Jiannan Road MRT Station just five minutes away on foot, and the wider district being a great choice for a mix of food.
Sato Castle Motel
Address: No. 75, Jingye Second Road
Price: from 126 USD
Children television networks Street parking Meeting/banquet facilities Guests have the option to reuse towels Shared lounge/TV area Parking garage Internet services Breakfast in the room
This hotel, which scored a “wonderful” rating from previous guests, provides a range of stylised rooms that offer a little touch of magic and inspiration. So whether it’s rollercoaster fun, colourful aliens, or steampunk-inspired sub-aqua decor, you’ll be assured of a memorable stay during your vacation. Former guests were also very impressed with the location, which is just minutes from all manner of attractions and transport links–be they the likes of the Red House of the Armed Forces Museum. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, an airport shuttle service, and cable TV.
Imagine yourself amidst the forests and rolling hills of deer country in this three-star hotel, which boasts restaurants and lobby areas that conjure up images of exotic locales. Those who enjoy a touch of nature but wish to enjoy the stylish pleasures of a smart hotel room may wish to consider this accommodation option, which boasts rooms that touch upon the charming deer motifs seen elsewhere, but feature crisp and smartly decorated rooms. What’s more, it enjoys an excellent reputation among past guests, who were big fans of the on-site restaurants, the location, and the facilities, which include an airport shuttle service and Wi-Fi.
Address: 7F-11, No. 86, Section 1, Chongqing South Road
First aid kit available Lift Daily housekeeping Airport drop off Cashless payment available Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Security alarm Non-smoking throughout
With its neo-colonial stylings–which are sure to make for a memorable stay–and mix of themed suites, there is much to commend in this well-rated four-star hotel. Its range of impressive interiors is sure to win fans among potential guests, as is its position within easy reach of local transport links, such as the Jiannan Road MRT Station and attractions like the Miramar entertainment centre. It also boasts plenty of amenities, including free Wi-Fi. And, whatever your palette, you’ll be well catered for–be it the western cuisine of the in-house restaurant or the gourmet foods of the Zhongshan district.
Address: No. 123, Lecyun 3rd Road
Price: from 115 USD
Guests have the option to reuse towels Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning service Wine/champagne Airport shuttle Daily housekeeping Safety deposit box Non-smoking rooms
Imagine soaking in a luxurious spa bath while the plants in the room make you feel like you’ve stepped into a “secret garden”. Sound enticing? Well that’s exactly what one previous guest loved about this well reviewed four-star hotel in the popular Zhongshan District. Indeed, its five different room themes offer plenty of variety when looking to book a romantic getaway. And the in-house restaurant serves a mix of Chinese dishes that will whet the appetite. What’s more, not only does it come with complimentary parking, it is also just 10 minutes from the popular Jiannan Road MRT Station, so getting about should pose little difficulty.
Set amid the bustling Datong District, with its enticing mix of night markets, street food, and cultural charms, this excellently-rated three-star hotel will make for a great base for those eager to immerse themselves in a popular part of Taipei. Its fully air-conditioned rooms feature striking and stylish artistic touches that really set the hotel apart. And couples, in particular, were big fans of the site, giving it big plaudits for its location, which is just five minutes from Taipei Main Station on foot. The hotel also hosts an airport shuttle service, 24-hour front desk, and facilities for disabled guests.
Boasting excellent word-of-mouth among past guests, this three-bedroom hotel in the Wanhua District won plenty of praise for its location close to a host of shops, restaurants, and Ximen Station. The friendly staff were also singled out for special praise for their helpfulness and nice touches, such as hailing taxis and relaying destination information to the driver. Those who venture out will also find the likes of the Red House just a few hundred yards away, while the Huahsi night market is just under a mile (1.5 km) away. The rooms themselves boast plenty of equipment, including free Wi-Fi, a Bluetooth stereo, and cable TV, while the peaceful colour scheme is sure to make for a relaxing stay.
Another three-star hotel which enjoys an excellent reputation among guests, this popular accommodation choice was praised for its convenient location close to a number of popular attractions. It is also just a few hundred yards from the popular Ximending shopping area. Guests were also big fans of the stylish splash of Americana in the public spaces. The rooms themselves come with plenty of home comforts, including cable TV and free Wi-Fi, while the wider hotel’s 24-hour movie theatre, spacious lounge, and in-house gym were also popular features. And with rooms catering for everyone from solo-travellers to adjoining double rooms that can sleep up to six people, groups of all sizes will find plenty of choice when booking their stay.
Address: No. 68, Yanping South Road
Price: from 23 USD
Water cooler/dispenser Single-use miniature toiletry bottles (including shampoo, conditioner, body wash, moisturiser, hand soap) Express check-in/check-out Emergency cord in bathroom Dry cleaning Internet services WiFi Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
With its “wonderful” rating from hundreds of past guests, those looking to book a stay in the three-star Cho Hotel will be sure to enjoy their accommodation. Set amid an area chock full of great eating and shopping choices, and just two minutes from the Ximen MRT Station on foot, you’ll be able to explore the immediate area and farther-flung parts of the city with ease. The smart rooms, which feature lots of charming design and artistic touches, were one of the aspects of the hotel which proved popular with former guests, as were the “wonderful staff” and the “great” location. Facilities also include free Wi-Fi, an airport shuttle for ease of getting to and from your flights, and a 24-hour front desk. There are also disabled-friendly facilities, which will suit those with mobility issues.
Address: No. 119, Kunming Street
Single-use miniature toiletry bottles (including shampoo, conditioner, body wash, moisturiser, hand soap) WiFi available in all areas CCTV in common areas Meeting/banquet facilities Luggage storage Airport shuttle (additional charge) Smoke alarms Vending machine (drinks)
Enjoying excellent feedback from previous guests, the Jian Shan Hotel in the Datong district won plenty of plaudits for its good location. Indeed, it is just five minutes from the likes of the Ningxia night market and a 20-minute stroll from Dadaocheng Pier. A couple of nearby metro stations are also within easy reach, and from there it’s only a couple of stops into the hub of Taipei Main Station. The hotel itself, which features plenty of vintage design touches that proved popular with guests, offers free Wi-Fi access so you’ll be able to stay connected on the go. There’s also a good mix of accommodation options catering to everyone from solo travellers to groups of four.
A great deal of choice
With so many highly thought-of themed hotels dotted about Taipei, you’ll have plenty of choice when it comes to booking your next Taiwanese holiday.
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