Rated 4 out of 5 by Parisiancool Excellent service, some unexpected problems
Hi, thank you for asking me my feedback. My stays at the W Taipei was great. The service was excellent, I must say that in whole Taiwan the level of service in all business is surprisingly excellent in general. The room at W was large, clean, well organized and decorated. Can be improved : how to turn off the lights, each night need to try several buttons before to understand how to turn off some lihts only.
I had a GREAT exeperience with ROY at concierge, he gave me very complete and detalled information about art galleries, bravo Roy. one bas experience : I wanted to make pilates and you dont have, so I choose yoga but that was only on weekdays and I wanted on week end, and so I booked Tai Chi with concierge for a saturday, but when I arrive at the gym it was on sunday. So no sports for the week end.
I found the food excellent, I went several to breakfast, buffet dinner , group meals or A La Carte meals at Kitchen and at the bar. if all is delicious, well prepared, very nice service, I was however disapointed by the CARTE menu, too small, and sometime you dońt want to eat at the buffet. You trained your chef at The kitchen to be very friendly on the morning, I appreciate that A LOT.
I will recommend the hotel to people who like loud music, not to people who like calm and zen. I feel the level of music great and energetic, but sometimes a little bit "supermarket" style, and a mix, one music in the lobby, then another in the elevator, then another when arriving at the bedroom floor, that makes too much, may be one every where, or one energetic in Lobby and more chill out in elevator and rooms floor.
Had problems sometime to speak English with the staff. Very nice, very helping, but level of english can be a little poor. Train them more.
Thanks again, great experience, I hope my feedback helps
Bertrand Bonnet Besse
April 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by JoeyTing Great experience! Great Improvement
This is my 6th times visit W Taipei, I stayed 2 nights in last week, I am satisfied with the services! No doubt for the room and facilities, very nice, trendy, clean and tidy as always! The staff in Welcome counter was very helpful this time, especially the staff Olivia, she is friendly and helpful, with great smile face too! And the concierge staff is helpful and provided great support, the foreigner staff is very polite! There is great improvement when compared with last 2 times I visited!
April 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Crystal113 Great Service of House Keeping staff
i would like to praises the staff in house keeping dept, Sasa & Elsie
As i had the very important documents was lost in room, they helped me to send it to my clients directly on the next day we checked out. That is efficiently and shows enthusiastic about their work .
i am highly appreciated their help and the top performers like them should be recognized and rewarded .
April 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wfan33 The concierge service is excellent
I am very impressed with W Taipei's concierge service. I would like to compliment 1 of their staff, George Liu, for providing such a detail and personal guidance to Taipei's attraction. I can see that he extend his help to ensure that I have a good experience in Taipei.
Thank you, George Liu
April 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Xyzz One of the best hotels I recently stayed,!
This was A one experience. Staff excelled in continuously exceeding expectations!!! They set the bar for the industry very high! Great job!
April 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by CM30 excellent service all around
Staff was friendly and very helpful. It was my first visit to Taiwan and they made me feel right at home.
April 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Yoshi2014 My stay
Thank you. I really enjoyed my stay at W. I really liked the comfort of the bed. I had a good sleep. The staff was very helpful.
March 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sjolle March quick trip
I stay at a lot of W hotels and the service at the W TAipei has always been constantly the best. The rooms are great, the service friendly and helpful and the convenience to shopping and airport is great. The only thing that slightly disappointed this trip was one of my dinners. Flavor on the italian option was less than exciting. The fish the first night was great. Granola is top notch, but the bircher muesli at the W Hong Kong has much better flavor than in Taipei. I also used the car service for the first time and that was an excellent experience--really enjoyed and will use that again.
March 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Peggyki Love W Taiepi
My experience here was PERFECT!!!!!!
April 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Rowy Comfortable stay
Situated in a convenient spot.Nice friendly staff. Feels at home during my short stay.
March 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by timber W Hotel Taipei, Taiwan
Excellent service on restaurant & Woobar
March 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by silverfoxtravel make sure the bar is closed
The hotel was great, unfortunately the two guests staying in the rooms across the hall from me, (I was in 2507) they were drunk, yelling in the hallways form around 4 am until 5 am, spoke with them several times..the next morning I did speak with the floor manager who was on duty, she explained that according to security that night there were several guests who were escorted upstairs, but they weren't aware of the problem until I mentioned it. I was happy that they left the next day but was quite disruptive. I thought the manager could have handled it better. (I had inquired about breakfast that first morning, which wasn't included in my stay package plan, the least she could was to offer that to me. I also inquired about late check out for the next day, which I wound up paying a half day for.,, just a thought of professional relations.
March 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by toshi72 Great experiences
Arriving at night, we felt like checking in a fancy disco party, but in contrast, stepping in the room, we already felt relaxed with the cool decoration
Breakfast by the pool or at the bar area were also nice experiences. It touched our senses in many ways. Really liked it!
March 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MBollinger First Class Hotel Experience
I’ve been an SPG member for about 7 years and have stayed at nearly every W in North Asia and North America. This was my first stay at the W Taipei and I must say that I was impressed. Some W properties have the style, but not the substance…this is not the case with the W Taipei. I stayed in room 3029 for about 7 nights. Both bars are excellent, although I prefer Yen bar on the 31st floor. The Yen restaurant next door has an impressive wine list as well as some of the best cuisine I’ve had in any W hotel. The staff were professional and genuinely friendly. Whilst not inexpensive, I have certainly paid more for less…W Taipei; I will be back.
March 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Michael1203 Excellent
I stayed in W Taipei for several times, this time I feel the service was improved. It becomes more considerate and comfortable.
March 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by cybernell great hotel
W is great, food is very good, staff very kind, bar great too, and everything was perfect.
i absolutely recommend to anyone to enjoy the experience.
March 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Badong All In One Great Place!
I had a very comfortable and hassle free stay in this Great Hotel. The staff are all very courteous and attentive to your smallest concerns. The rooms are very clean and the bathroom and toilet fixtures are second to NONE!
The WOO bar is particularly elegant especially at night with the lighted poolside seats and a panoramic view of the city lights.
Lest I forget to commend the staff of the Kitchen Restaurant for their very hospitable and gentle manners!
March 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ag09 offering more than what you expect
The hotel is offering more than what you expect and for that matter even imagined, right from sumptuous breakfast, heated outdoor pool, wet area with temp controlled steam and sauna areas, an array of room facilities, and being an spg member, free wifi was like cherry on the cake....kudos.......keep up the good work...........
March 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tobias1429 Staff competence
It is not uncommon to find some hotel staff to be competent and friendly, but at the W the staff was, without any exception at all, outstanding at their jobs, from check-in, to food and bar service, to housekeeping, concierge and checkout. It became one of our favorite hotels after this, our first stay.
Also to be complemented is the fabulous gym, with something for everyone, at every level.
March 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Doris021 Excellent hotel
Excellent hotel with lovely staff!!
March 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BeeGene A fantastic gem in Taipei
I had a wonderful time staying in W Taipei. It provided a special oasis for me during a very intense business trip. The hotel staff is amazing, W has fantastic level of comfort, is very sleek and stylish, cool atmosphere.
March 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by elmo913 Wow every single time!
Ever since the opening of W Taipei on 2/14/2011, it has been my go-to spot for relaxation, special celebration, and more importantly, to eat, drink and party like Anthony Bourdain! I have been bestowed countless WOW moments, from my mother's birthday, to New years Eve, to baby shower, to client dinners. W Taipei always aims, not to please, but to exceed! The caliber of the staff and extraordinary dedication from management is unparallel. For the foodies, Kitchen Table is a bounty of any epicurean's heaven, from proscuitto to popovers (that I have never seen outside of BLT restaurant!).
March 4, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by SS333 Great stay!
Very nice and clean with great amenities
March 14, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by sutton73 too expensive
this is Taipei not new york or london. $aud560 for an ok room with no breakfast or internet is absolutely ridiculous.
March 13, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by SPGfanlosingfaith Bad Service
I had a Marvellous Suites for 4 nights to celebrate my birthday. But the experience was anything but marvellous.
Some of the service people have egos larger than their guests. Their W uniforms somewhat transformed them into a more superior human form, and SPG takes on a different meaning : selective preferential guests.
(1) handle your luggage if you can, else you really have to wait very very long because it is usually misplaced
(2) service people are not hospitable, as they reply "no", "sorry, not possible" almost immediately without the intention to help
(3) the hotel is like a night club - you see all sorts of party go-ers, and hookers, etc.., especially on weekends. Some were so drunk they slept in the lobby
W Taipei is like Mecca in Taipei - everyone goes there. Hence I can see why the hotel is getting arrogant.
My stay at the Marvellous Suite was a mistake, as the hotel didn't seem to treat me as an important guest. No newspapers, no late checkout, a lot of rude remarks from them.
The hotel location is also not that fantastic. You may say it's at a centralised spot, but it is on the wrong side, so it is difficult to get around and arrived in front of the lobby.
June 26, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by kcw007 Very relaxing stay, excellent customer service
The W hotel staffs have excellent customer service, they attended every need to make our stay very pleasant.
March 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Terry405 It's all about the staff
Yes, the hotel is stunning and the location is ideal, however without winning service, it does not mean a thing. I am terrible with names, so forgive me. I will start with Rebecca who started my Taipei journey, she is a gem, a real find, helpful and humerous . She was just one of the staff at registration whom I was extremely impressed. To all the severs at breakfast who run around meeting everyones needs with smiles and kindness.. Also a genuine thanks to the dining manager at night, as we did not have reservations and made us feel right at home ,immediately finding accomidations. He reccomened the local beer which was perfect after a long day. My only suggestion would be the concierge station, it is too confined and uncomfortable to do any type of meaningful transactions
April 29, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by vegabeagle Very nice but food needs improvment
The hotel, service, rooms and gym are all very nice. The main concern when visiting Taipei is finding food that works for western taste buds. My hope was that W would have this sorted but it didn't meet my expectations.
March 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by kcw007 Great Hotel
Awesome staffs and attention to detail.
March 10, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Vidan Superb bed with excellent pillow
After a long day of either business or sight seeing, a good night sleep in a comfortable bed would make a big difference.
March 8, 2014