Taiwan is renowned for its bourgeoning art and design scene. While you can easily immerse in their artistic culture almost along any small winding alley, there are a number of hotels around Taipei City you can pick from to fully encapsulate this experience.
With a short getaway itinerary at hand, here are 9 boutique hotels you should check out:
1. Inhouse Hotel
Inhouse is hailed as the pioneer in the lounge bar culture in Taiwan. Expanding their creativity and elegance into the boutique hotel industry, Inhouse now boasts a hotel with stunning design.
Incorporating local culture of 1940s into its designs, each of the room in this 4-star hotel features innovative LED luminescent lighting, plate-glass windows and mirrors, and stunning Bidasar Brown marble flooring from India, complemented with Baroque style furniture.
In the comfortable and intimate atmosphere of the room, you can hardly feel the buzzling nightlife of the city.
Address: No. 107, Xining S. Road, Wanhua District, Taipai City 108, Taiwan.
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2. Sato Castle
Imagine walking into a stunning medieval golden castle after a long day in the metropolis; it is a dream come true not only for kids but everyone. Sato Castle is the first fantasy themed hotel in Taiwan, where guests can momentarily live in a wonderland interwoven with romance or even mystery.
Each of their 51 rooms is intricately designed, with every piece of furniture selected to fit the theme. You can re-enact the romance classic Romeo and Juliette, or even live in Europe during the Middle Ages in the themed room Venus Grotto. Apart from the more well known fairytales and comic characters such as Little Mermaid and Superman, there are also rooms with 20th century Oriental designs such as Madam Butterfly, or sleek technologized Hacker Mission.
Address: 75 Jingye Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan
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3. Villa 32
Secluded amidst mountain lushes and leaning by the geothermal valley, the hotel is the perfect place to retreat from the hustle and bustle of Taipei. Situated in Beitou, this place sits amidst the mystic smog from the natural hot springs.
Allowing guests to fully rejuvenate in this natural vista, the designs comprise of only four elements – spring, wood, tree and stones. The villa is also an embodiment of class and focuses on their brand concept. Each room is equipped with Danish premium Bang & Olufsen stereos, Salvatore Ferragamo and Dermalogica skincare kits, Hermes cutlery, and Boffi bathing facilities that guests can enjoy from.
Address: No. 32 Zhongshan Road, Beitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan.
4. Wego Boutique Hotel – Dazhi
Set in a prime location of Taipei, Wego Boutique Hotel puts everything the city has to offer just at your doorstep. Living up to the name of Taipei City, the themes of the rooms centre on “fun”, ensuring that guests have their dollop of fun even when they are not on the streets. Some of the themes are Vogue Fun, Modern Fun, Fun Fun, and Sunny Fun, just to name a few.
Each room has private bathroom with two-pax jetted bathtubs, making it ideal for couples. However, this 4-star motel is built with kids in mind too. Some of the rooms are furnished with fairy-tale figurines such as motorised white horses that kids can ride on.
Address: No. 11 Jingye 3rd Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei 104, Taiwan
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5. Les Suites Taipei – Ching Cheng
Walking through the illuminated gateway is like unwrapping a chic gift. Spacious and trendy, Les Suites Taipei offers a more intimate charm than some of the larger international brands.
The palpable ambience of European sophistication and polished style, along with renowned Asian minimalist pristine strikes any insightful voyager coming through this surprising boutique hotel in Taipei.
Address: No. 12, Ching Cheng Street, Taipei 105, Taiwan
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6. Airline Inn Hotel
Haven’t gotten enough of the top-notch services on the airplane ever since you touch down? Well, then Airline Inn Hotel has you sorted. Like the name suggests, the entire hotel is airplane themed; and even the chairs in the rooms look like those on the plane.
But fret not, he bathrooms are spacious – unlike those on airplanes.
Address: 8F, No. 144, Section 1, Zhonghua Road, Wanhua District, Taipei 108, Taiwan
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7. Swiio Hotel
Located in one of the busiest streets of Taipei, Swiio Hotel is only a 2-minute walk away from Xi Men Ding Shopping area. However, as you walk into the hotel, the hype of the bustling streets is quickly morphed into an atmosphere of total peace and harmony.
Each room features modern designs and spacious living space; with intricate décor and chic furniture thoughtfully placed out, you will instantly feel at home.
Address: No. 72, Wuchang Section, Wanhua District 2, Taipei 108, Taiwan
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8. Hotel Quote
Combining the best of design and boutique, Hotel Quote provides an ambience that is at once approachable and full of character. Focusing on the concept of luxury and the true meaning of comfort, it reveals the best of Taipei’s cutting edge modernity to guests.
Allowing much natural light into the room with its distinctive wood-and-metal design scheme, it creates utmost comfort in this personal haven.
Address: No. 333 Nanjiang East Road, Sec. 3 Songshan District, Taipei City 105, Taiwan
9. Hotel Eclat
This posh boutique hotel features original works by major contemporary artists such as Salvador Dali, Chen Wenling and Gao Xiao Wu, among many others. These priceless sculptures and artworks that are bound to appeal to connoisseurs from all over the world.
Each of the 60 luxurious rooms boasts state-of-the-art facilities and embraces avant-garde design, some providing Montblanc stationary, and a Philippe Starck designed desk chair, with the business travellers in mind.
Address: No. 370, Section 1, Dunhua South Road, Da’an District, Taipei 106, Taiwan
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