Rated 5 out of 5 by thesaint9 Location, rooms and staff make this THE place to stay in Taipei
Checked in for one night. My status was recognised and I was upgraded. The rooms director, Amy was most helpful and attentive.
Even at check-out she came to talk to me to ensure that everything worked out well.
I won't be staying anywhere else in Taipei. I have tried a few others, but they are very old and nowhere near as good.
June 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BillfromLA Better than home!
We absolutely love staying here as the facilities, staff and service are top notch. If you are a repeat visitor you are treated like an old friend or family. Wish my home had all the amenities the W Hotel in Taipei has. I used the gym almost daily and never found it in need of cleaning. Looks like a lot of people come to have tea or meet and greet. I can see why. Only downside and it's minor is the bathroom sink. It's shape and shallow depth makes using it without splashing water out of the basin impossible. Wish they would switch them out.
June 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by FrequentTravelerHello As usual ... The best in town
W Taipei has the best team of staff. Every morning greeted by Kitchen Table Crew's lovely smile (especially the short hair lady manager, and rainbow hair waiter - i forgot their names). Walking out to meetings with friendly assistance at the front door (i.e James and Miles). Checking out with ease by adorable Jessie.
I make effort to remember the names of the W Taipei crew, simply because they are a distinct team that is memorable in every positive way.
Thanks the crew for making my stay a comforting and warm one.
June 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mic812 Great Hotel
By far one of the most memorable stays I have ever experienced. I was grateful to be able to spend 6 days here and never once did I feel like a guest but more like an old acquaintance. Perhaps it's because my last check-out was in April.
The property is still gorgeous, the views are still a delight- they still make one ponder about substance in the futility of our existence. The location is still in the center of Taipei- maybe even in the center of Taiwan when it comes to clubbing, eating, and shopping.
I noticed the Woobar is busy, especially so on weekdays. But the 31F provides for a wonderful escape. Can easily sip away anything up there. The fitness center is fully equipped and there is a nice view of the city from Elephant Mountain- a 20 min jog away. I'm not a 'foodie' but I could tell that the food tastes good. I actually had the breakfast buffet and ate on the 31F. Both surprised me with their variety of selections. The pool, like the beds- is worth undressing for.
I could go on but I don't want to take away from the real reason I am writing this review:
I would like to extend my gratitude to Ms. J. Hsu, Mr. S. Liu, and all the WooBar staff for making my stay much more enjoyable than expected. It's because of their hospitality that I felt less a guest and more a friend. For that, I know I will always remember this particular stay.
June 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by DCCF This hotel has great features
Clean, Quiet, Food quality is the best., Nice location.
June 15, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by SPGplatinum10 SPG platinum benefit
stay 3 times in 1 months, never upgrade to the suite
June 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dominic1011 One of the best W hotels that I have stayed at
My stay at the W Taipei though short, was an excellent one. Everything was well arranged beforehand, special mention to Linda Ku for doing a great job.
The service was impeccable with a personal touch, noting a warm greeting from Howard Huang and the W Taipei providing a VIP level of treatment exceeding my expectations.
I very much look forward to staying at W Taipei in the near future.
June 13, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Audi3 SPG recognition
Considering that I had stayed at W Taipei for third time, am surprised that system is not awarded of this on first check in. Furthermore, I need to provide my SPG membership before system able to recognize me and need prompting to counter staff to uncovered my previous stay record.
June 8, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Greg1969 This hotel is a stylish event hotel
Great location, good service & professional staff.
June 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Rupert63 fabulous service
I stayed at the W for 4 nights last weekend and it was an absolute joy from start to finish. The stands out feature was the incredibly warmness and kindness of all the staff there. i would particularly like to mention Jen Hou who i spoke to before my trip and who laid out a perfect itinerary for my stay and then Rex at the concierge desk, who guided us through so many excellent and unusual places to eat and drink. they both knew exactly what we were looking for and went to so much trouble to arrange tables etc i really can't thank them both enough.
May 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by SINK Another Fantastic Stay
Spent another 5 nights here, bringing the total to over 70 nights since opening. Got upgraded to Marvelous suite from the second night on. Had some minor service issues with the front desk manager, but we still feel like part of the W Hotel Taipei family. Upon check in, I was given a very nice luggage tag for my 20th stay (already? I replied). The front desk "talents" replied; if not 20th stay, it is close. Anyhow, the service at Kitchen table is superb. They have come a long way since opening. I have enjoyed talking to all the personnel (except the front desk manager) at this fabulous hotel. Even though we were too busy to partake in the platinum/gold SPG happy hour, I did confirm that the happy hour is still happening between 5 to 7 pm nightly.
May 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ShawnBaker Just Wonderful
The W Taipei and W Hotel Brand in a nutshell is just Wonderful. As someone who lives in Taipei I enjoy the W Taipei so very much. The staff are extremely friendly and make me and anyone I am with always welcome no matter what part of the hotel we visit.
May 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Alexb68 Short Weekend Trip
what a location and design as you expect from W hotel. Go to the Bar on Friday night and enjoy the breakfast buffet. Amazing.
May 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by New2Taiwan Sharp
Staff and hotel are sharp and eager to make your stay most enjoyable.
May 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by jinjihsong Hip hotel in center of Taipei.
The W Taipei is convenient located in the Xinyi district. It is near the MRT station and close to many department stores.
May 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ChrisKay Simply perfect
There is just nothing one could say against the W. The hotel works like a well oiled machine, flawless from entry to exit. The SPG recognition is great and you can be sure, SPG Member or not, your stay will be awesome.
May 18, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by AndyWTaipei Not a pleasant stay this time
I stayed in W for both business and leisure in the last 2 years and this recent stay was my worst experience ever. The issues are not killing so I won't describe details in public review. I suggest that some of the check-in staff should be more well trained and more importantly, treat frequent SPG members to be up to the standard.
May 15, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Taipei101 Very Good, but...
Food is not enough...
Location and feeling is very good.
May 7, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by James0123 From Good to Excellent
Overall experience of my stay in this hotel should have been excellent, if the lobster spaghetti I had in one evening was al dente enough. This is basic quality required in cooking pasta, and can raise the overall experience from good to excellent.
May 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ying1109 Great locations and room
The location of W Taipei in the centre of shopping malls and Elite bookstore provides the easiest access to anywhere.
May 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by DutchieLa (A)Wesome Stay!
We stayed 4 nights at the W Taipei and the stay overall was really amazing. From the moment we left the departure gate to the moment we got back at the airport 4 days later. The staff was friendly, fun, professional and anticipated on the complexity of requests with 3 rooms, 5 adults and 4 young children. The pricing is definitely not the most economical in a destination like Taipei (a la carte coffee at almost HKD70), but the facilities and employees make it a fun, luxury and therefore good value for money place to be. Our kids absolutely loved the hotel and we unanimously agreed that the W Taipei is a must stay hotel when you go to the city. We would love to return.
May 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dragon66 Fantastic!
My favorite W-Hotel in the World!
April 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Muzdegani Favourite Hotel in Taipei
Friendly and attentive staff, great food and hip bar. Woobar is one of the best pre-party drinks venues you can find in Taipei. Rooms were very comfortable and no shortage of things to spoil you in the rooms.
Centrally located, near Taipei 101 and the Mitsukoshi Department store, stones throw from the shopping at Zhongxiao East Road.
April 28, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by aelysium Lively Hotel
Great hotel for business travelers and family vacations alike. The rooms are comfortable with great exposure to natural light. The only downside is how hard it is to snag a table at the Market Cafe on the weekend given its popular brunch destination for both hotel and non-hotel guests.
April 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by mrfat Awesome SPG member experience
I made a reservation of Marvelous Suite for a special day, and they turned out to upgrade me to Wow Suite (which was really a wow to me because I was only a gold member at the time). Super experience!
April 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 Excellent Hospitality
Nothing much to say, but just perfect !! Couldn't have imagine it any better and I have 0 tolerance ! Just Simple Awesome !!!!
This is also what I wrote on TripAdvisor
Service is excellent very accommodating to my needs and they truly did their best and exceeded my expectation to fulfill my needs !
You don't need to go out of W Taipei you can just spend the whole day there and be quite satisfied, but still location is very central and there is always taxis standing by and it's 1 min walk to the MRT or Metro (City Hall Station).
April 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dolphin17 Everything is fabulous!
Nothing to complain at all! Everything is so "user-friendly" that we are "spoiled"! The 24-hour open gym is one of the key reasons for our second stay in less than 3 months!
April 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by stevehkg GREAT LOCATION AND VALUE
UNBEATABLE FOR THE LOCATION AND VALUE if you want to stay somewhere close to everything you need. You have the MRT system downstairs, shopping mall, transit to anywhere by bus terminal. Also, walking distance to famous 101 Tower. Used to stay there but just a little bit concerned about the noise but the food quality and breakfast has been improved.
April 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by dpyang Exceptional staffs and services
3rd stays since March. Still delivering the exceptional services. Special thanks to Neil at the ground floor, he was super nice to my kids. Charles at the check-in counter, remembered our name and provide speedy service. Mr. Gary, you have excellent staffs on your team and thank you for making my wife's special request happened. Hope to go back there soon.
April 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by dingding0220 Amazing stay
By far the best W I have ever stayed at, and an overall phenomenal hotel. Service was impeccable, and the food at Kitchen Table was very good as well.
April 20, 2014