10 Best 5-Star Hotels in Taipei

by TaiwanMe Blog Topics: TAIPEI

Taipei isn’t the first location when you think of luxury living, but unbeknown to many, Taipei has an abundance of extravagant 5-star hotels that provide luxury accomodation on par with the world’s best.

The metropolitan city has an assortment of luxury hotels, boutique hotels, budget hotels and uniquely theme’d hotels. But if you’re looking at where to stay in Taipei for top-tier accomodation, then checkout these 10 best 5-star hotels.

#1 Grand Hotel Taipei

Average room price: $200
Guest rating: 4.3 stars
District: Zhongshan

 

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The Grand Hotel Taipei is a palatial hotel, both inside and out, and an authentic Taiwanese experience. The uniquely designed hotel is one of Taipei’s most recognisable landmarks due to its exquisite architecture. The interior is an opulent European influenced design that includes marble floors, chandeliers, cathedral ceilings and arched doorways. Many visitors new to Taiwan visit the Grand Hotel Taipei to experience Taiwan’s appreciation towards culture and history.

Rooms feature minibars, free Wi-Fi and flat-screens, plus balconies with city views, with suites having an additional living room. Its location is a 12 minutes walk to the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, an 8-minute walk from the Jian Tan metro station, and is 10km from the Taipei 101Amenities include an outdoor pool setting with cafe and bar, a fitness center with saunas, steam rooms and hot tubs, a golf driving range, 6 tennis courts and a jogging path.


“Not just a hotel but a tourist destination. Great lobby, architecture, features to look at and listen to. Spectacular view. Easy check in and a nice room. If you are only looking for a place to sleep, you can but this place is so much more.”


Pros

• Fantastic price
• Great way to experience Taiwanese culture
• Fitted with abundance of amenities
• Shuttle bus to and from MRT

#2 Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Average room price: $500
Guest rating 4.4 stars
District: Songshan

 

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The Mandarin Oriental Taipei is a luxurious hotel and one of Taipei’s most expensive. Rooms are spacious with chic decor, separated toilet and bathrooms with marble flooring that includes a double sink and bathtub.

Along with its premium style comes a premium price, with daily rates rarely dropping below $500. For those who can afford to stay in one of the hotel’s 303 rooms, you will enjoy its opulent lifestyle with 3 renowned restaurants to choose from, courtyards to explore as its first-class amenities to indulge in, as well as its highly-recommended swanky Mo Bar.


“A genuine five star hotel. Probably the best urban hotel I’ve stayed in ever. The staff and service is truly exceptional–everything from the breakfast to the poolside towel delivery. In room top quality amenities and linens.”


Pros

• Deluxe amenities
• Heated marble floors
• Close to Taipei Fine Arts Museum

Cons

• Taipei’s most expensive hotel
• Pool area can get crowded

#3 W Taipei ($485)

Average room price: $485
Guest rating: 4.3 stars
District: Xinyi

 

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The W Taipei is a uniquely designed hotel and a hotspot for nightlife and entertainment. Hosting 405 rooms, many offering panoramic views of Taipei 101, W Taipei is only a short walk away from Taipei 101 and shopping hub Xinyi district.

The W Taipei has 2 restaurants and 3 bars, including a 31st-floor tapas bar. Other amenities include event space, a business center, and a 10th-floor outdoor pool with a bar and a faux beach, plus a gym and a spa.


“Rooms are fashionable but also very comfortable. Staff is great, and the facilities are top notch. Food is reasonable, just a great experience overall.”


Pros

• Amazing amenities including faux pool and nightclub
• Rooms include kitchenettes
• Panoramic view of Taipei 101

Cons

• Price

#4 Le Méridien Taipei

Average room price: $420
Guest rating: 4.3 stars
District: Xinyi

 

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Located right in the middle of cosmopolitan Xinyi district, the Le Méridien Taipei is a luxury five-star hotel. The Le Méridien Taipei has 160 modern and well-maintained rooms, each with large flat screen TVs, compact office hubs and fitted with Nespresso coffee machines.

Amenities include a sleek lobby bar, an international restaurant with an open kitchen, and a sophisticated Cantonese eatery. There’s also an indoor lap pool, plus a gym with a sauna and a whirlpool.


“The Le Meridian in Taipei was absolutely amazing. The gym is incredible, rooms are fantastic, great location and a world class breakfast. The staff is great and overall my stay was a wonderful experience”


Pros

• Rooms fitted with comforts including Nespresso coffee machines
• Walking distance to Taipei 101, popular shopping areas and restaurants

#5 Grand Hyatt Taipei

Average room price: $360
Guest rating: 4.3 stars
District: Xinyi

 

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Optimise your your location in Taipei by staying in the splendid Grand Hyatt Taipei. First opened in 1990, the Grand Hyatt Taipei has 850 rooms over 27 levels and sits right next to the landmark Taipei 101.

Considered to be “the first, true international luxury hotel in the capital,” the Grand Hyatt Taipei is known for its excellent service, opulent entrance lobby, and its pool & gym facilities.


Excellent service. Room is beautiful. Amazing gym and onsen facilities. The pool is spacious. Breakfast buffet was delicious. It’s not a new hotel but it is kept in top condition. If you don’t want to eat hotel or mall food, a short walk provides plenty of “local” options.


Pros

• Excellent service
• Great breakfast buffet
• Direct walking link to Taipei 101
• Close to local food options

Cons

• Pool and some rooms a little bit outdated
• Grand View Resort Beitou Hotel ($500)

#6 The Okura Prestige Taipei

Average room price: $305
Guest rating: 4.1 stars
District: Zhongshan

 

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The Okura Prestige Taipei is a luxury hotel with a relaxing atmosphere, comfortable rooms. The five star hotel hotel has 208 rooms in its modern high-rise style building and is particularly popular with Japanese business guests.


“This is a luxury hotel, one of the best hotels in Taipei. The staff works professionally. They have a luxury car that can take you to the airport that is reasonably priced. Our room was very nice, it had moving partitions that allow you to set the room according to your preference. 100% recommended.”


Pros

• Great breakfast
• Large, clean rooms
• Trendy boutiques nearby

#7 Eslite Hotel

Average room price: $370
Guest rating 4.4 stars
District: Xinyi

 

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In a contemporary tower that’s part of the Songshan Cultural and Creative ParkEslite Hotel is a polished hotel overlooking a lake is 9 minutes’ walk from Taipei City Hall station and 2 km from the famed Taipei 101 skyscraper.

Slick rooms provide flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and Bose sound systems, as well as minibars and Nespresso machines; some offer balconies. Suites add separate living rooms; upgraded suites provide libraries. Room service is available.

Breakfast (surcharge) is served in a book-themed eatery. There’s also a high-end steakhouse and a lobby bar. Other amenities include an arts and crafts store, regular entertainment and exhibitions.


“One of the best luxury hotels to stay in Taipei. It has the non obstructed view of 101 Towers! The food here is amazing and this is a must stay hotel in Taipei”


Pros

• Rooms have unique and stylish deco

Cons

• Thin curtains

#8 Humble House Hotel

Average room price: $325
Guest rating 4.2 stars
District: Xinyi

 

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The Humble House Hotel is set in a modern high-rise in popular shopping district of Xinyi. Rooms are stylish, minimalistic with many featuring stunning views over Taipei’s city skyline. Rooms are fitted with flat-screen TVs and Nespresso coffee machines, with suites providing additional separated living areas.

Amenities include a spa, gym, heated outdoor pool as well as a chic Italian restaurant, and terrace cafe/bar. Its convenient location sets the Humble House a a 4-minute walk from Taipei City Hall Station, a 10-minute walk from the Taipei 101 skyscraper and 12 minutes on foot from Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.


“We love this hotel because of its great view of Taipei 101. The swimming pool at night is just the best with Taipei’s skyline as the backdrop. The staff are courteous and always willing to help. Buffet breakfast has good variety and choices.”


Pros

• Extravagant pool view overlooking Taipei 101
• Comfortable lobby
• Fancy bathrooms

#9 Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei

Average room price: $390
Guest rating 4.5 stars
District: Da’an

 

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The Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel is a stunning high-rise hotel in the upscale district Da’an. The Chinese inspired decor rooms include flat-screen TVs, separate living and dining spaces for suites with many having beautiful panoramic views.

The hotel roof is outfitted with a heated pool and also includes a spa and sauna. Dining options include a Japanese, Italian and Cantonese restaurant, plus a cafe and a cocktail bar.  Its location is 15km from the National Palace Museum and 9 km from the Shilin Night Market.


“The hotel is clean and modern. Everybody who work there is friendly and helpful. It’s very convenient to and from airport (bus stop is right next to the hotel), and it’s walking distant to night market. I will definitely stay in Shangri-La next time I visit Taipei again.”


Pros

• Parking available

#10 Sheraton Grand Taipei Hotel

Average room price: $280
Guest rating 4.3 stars
District: Zhongzheng

 

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The Sheraton Grand Taipei Hotel is a popular hotel in the government building district Zhongzheng. The elegant rooms feature antique furniture with lounges and city views.

Amenities include a rooftop pool, a gym and a spa area. There are 9 dining options, including an intimate sushi bar, a laid-back pizzeria and a refined steakhouse.


“One of the best hotel I‘ve stayed. The room is big and so is the bed. Complimentary fresh fruit and water are already prepared. The bathroom is equipped with auto heating seat and smart sensor for washing ( like those in Japan!).”


Pros

• Great location
• Excellent service

Cons

• Lobby often busy
• Doesn’t provide transportation to and from airport




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#Also checkout – Grand Mayfull Hotel Taipei ($310)

Average room price: $315
Guest rating: 4.4 stars
District: Zhongshan

 

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The Grand Mayfull Hotel Taipei is an upscale hotel right next to Taipei 101. Rooms include flat-screen TVs, desks with upgraded suites having kitchenettes and whirlpool tubs.

Amenities include a fitness center with whirlpools and saunas, a business center, 13 meeting rooms and underground parking (fee). There are 8 restaurants and bars, including Japanese and Cantonese eateries. Its location is an 8-minute walk from the Taipei International Convention Center.


Excellent service. Room is beautiful. Amazing gym and onsen facilities. The pool is spacious. Breakfast buffet was delicious. It’s not a new hotel but it is kept in top condition. If you don’t want to eat hotel or mall food, a short walk provides plenty of “local” options.


Pros

• Adjacent to Taipei 101
• Suites include kitchenettes and whirlpool tubs
• Underground parking (fee)

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