Rated 4 out of 5 by Shiu Hotel Swimming Pool
The swimming pool is surrounded by hotel's restaurant and bar. One doesn't feel comfortable to swim in such a surrounding environment with so many peoples watching over the bars and restuarnat.
September 1, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Mb411 I liked this hotel and will give it another chance.
I have stayed at many W properties. This location has many good point, but is lacking in some areas. There is definitely room for improvement. Specifically, the bar and the front desk are simply weak. I checked out the night prior to departure because of a really early flight. Checking one last time, I was informed I hadn't been charged for the last night. The manager attempted to correct the issue, it shouldn't have happened in the first place. There also seem to be many people standing around in the bar area, clueless.
April 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by mpruys What an Experiance
We decided to stay at the Taipei W, to celebrate our daughters Birthday and what a fabulous choice, Balloons and a birthday cake waiting in the Room, Cary the general manager and a few of his staff coming to the room to sing happy birthday to her, Free Mock tails for my daughter and her best Friend at Yen, not to mention happy smiling faces and great conversation , no matter where we went in the Hotel. A truly outstanding experience, the only problem is i now hate my bed at home after sleeping on a W heavenly bed........
November 27, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by hxl9 Great place but nearby construction noisy
W hotel has a great location and very friendly and energetic staff. Great if you are going for a party scene given the vibrant bar and night life close by. Rooms are clean and modern in a slick style for the more modern type. Been there many times but would not recommend the hotel at this time given constant construction around the area. If you are a light sleeper who partied the night before terrible place to wake up to 8AM jack hammers and they work on weekends as well. So impossible to sleep in post a long night out.
January 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by CarlChiou Thank you for an amazing stay!
We were a unsure the W Taipei was the right hotel for our family (me, my wife and two young boys) and were worried when we entered to the beat of club music. Surely, we wouldn't be cool enough to garner 5 star attention... but we were so wrong. From check-in to check-out, this was by far one of our most enjoyable stays in a hotel. The staff truly defines the hotel and everyone there treated us like VIPs - including the front desk who lavished my kids with little treats :) We will be back! Oh ya, awesome pool too!
April 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Miffychoy Excellent facilities and professional staff
We were at W Taipei from Nov 13-18 and both my husband and I wee impressed by the quality of the premises and the professionalism of the staff.
It started with great service when Zilos greeted us at check in, we received awesome welcome treat and we're really wowed by the luxury and quality of the upgrade to a Marvellous suite via Platinum benefits
We also enjoyed our complimentary breakfast every morning at the Kitchen.
Special thanks to Joyce from security who helped me with finding my plush toy within 10 mins and the GM for remembering my birthday.
Lastly excellent housekeeping n attentiveness and thank you for calling the SPG desk right away n delivered my cell phone before I left for the airport heading to Australia.
I look forward to coming back to your premises
December 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by WGuest89 Great Friendly Staff!
The hotel was fantastic, especially the staff who were very polite, kind, attentive and always willing to help! I can't wait to come back!
August 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by gapman Great location
Very comfortable bed, great location and friendly staff. Music on the loud side upon entering the lobby if you're not into it. Would not go swimming if you don't have a swimmer's body, all eyes on you.
August 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Vince3338 A comfortable hotel
Everything is nice. Staffs are energetic with confidence. Room is comfortable. Breakfast is great.
August 29, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by RayHongKong Has theme, but lack of details
Stayed in Marvellous suite. Staff is polite and friendly. Big space, However, hardware wise failed. Accessories lack of details to produce comforting experience. Sharp door and towel handles cause pain, edgy desk whose corners already broken, long and uncomfortable sofas, small hand washing basin, and splashing everywhere water faucets. All these show that design of this hotel misses the core very badly. Why I chose this hotel was mainly the location, hotel supposed to be good, and in shopping area.
January 10, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Huimin Feels like home
My family and I had a 4-night stay at W Taipei to celebrate the new year. This was our 2nd stay with W and the superb experience has once again, won our hearts.
The staff are pretty much versatile when it comes to conversing, be it in English or Mandarin. Ease of communication for guests.
Dining and chilling out at Yen Bar was a complete pleasant experience. Would especially like to thank Jill and applaud her professionalism for being attentive and one who could remember and acknowledge guests.
January 6, 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 jackjdphd Home away from home
I travel frequently and have stayed at W hotels worldwide. W Taipei is simply the best W Hotel that I have experienced. The location is great, the staff is amazing, and the amenities are superb. If you are into fitness, the gym is state-of-the-art. The locker room has amenities similar to high-end country clubs. All the great restaurants from high-end to local cuisines are within walking distance. I've stayed at W Taipei over 60 nights this year and it make me feel at home everytime I stay there.
November 21, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Tapsa Expensive but not worth of it
I feel stupis to say Good Morning seven or eight times while walking through lobby.
I my mind it is also pretty poor that lounge bar is a disco - not a lounge for hotel visitors. Not even table available for drink while tables are reserved for no show visitors. almost empty bar and no table for me and customers - and smae status after 2 hours?
August 4, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Phish Most are good but it is too noisy at night. Cannot sleep
I like this hotel as it is new, closed to office , and next to eslite food court. However, at night, the volume of music from bar is too noisy.. The noise make me awake. I cannot fall asleep.... Actually I am in delimma whether I should try again... Except this, so far, others is fine
August 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Headlakeman First all 5* review I have ever given.
Every aspect of this trip was perfect. Great hotel and employees are some of the most helpful and seem to really enjoy their job. Great location by the subway and a beautiful pool to lay out at during the summer heat. Can't wait to go back.
August 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by lanford interesting experience
interesting decorations and wonderful room.
August 24, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by LeonaC family stay
a pleasant surprise during our recent stay at W Taipei. although the hippy branding, W taipei is in fact quite family-friendly. Staff at the swimming pool is paying particular attention to kids with some funny floating equippments, making the stay here relaxing and fun.
location of W is convenient and it takes 15-20min cab ride to various places for eating and playing.
July 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by EDD413 Excellent location, the best design hotel in Taiwan
The location of hotel is nice. Very close to Taipei101.
The staff is very friendly .
The room was spacious & exquisitely designed, so was the lift lobby etc. Very tastefully done interiors. A "well-coming" entrance was exceptionally inviting(very unlike the imposing guards & gaudy gates at many similar properties)
The room-service (whatever/whenever)was also prompt.
Keep up the good work but also improve more positive service (help me with my luggage somethin' like that).
February 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Doug28 Exceptional Staff
By far the best W I have stayed at in the system from the gym to rooms to overall vibe and service in the hotel. Most importantly, staff was great and noticed the little things - In particular Joyce picked up that I enjoy the Pure rooms so on my return visit I happily ended up in a Pure room. Definitely recommend hotel. Staff really was excellent and went above and beyond.
July 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by RoyH Wonderful stay
Every time I stay at the W Taipei I am treated like a VIP. The staff are always friendly and the rooms are very comfortable and always clean. The staff at the Kitchen table are excellent. In particular, Justine (one of the hostesses) always greeted me by my first name and made me feel like a welcome guest when I arrived for breakfast. It is employees like her (and the entire staff) that will keep me coming back to this hotel when I am traveling in Taipei for business.
June 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by ExPat34 Great location for Business in Taipei and....
a great hotel for any reason in Taipei too. Staff is exceptional, fitness and pool facilities are top notch and the restaurants are excellent. I had various transportation needs from the airport and then to meetings and they were accomplished in a seamless manner. Staff is all very well trained and friendly. I have now stayed at the W Taipei twice and both times the rooms are very well laid out and comfortable. All in all, one of my favorite W hotels in all of APAC!
September 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by jetpun Good in facilities, average at service
This is my first stay in W Hotel, I feel this is still a good stay.. Facilities & in room: all the things go good but just some minor things in washroom, the cleaning should more focus on detail (e.g. some face washing cream on the wooden container). I don't know may be I cannot truly understand what W service standard is. I cannot feel I got a warm welcome, from the first step to the hotel.
I would focus on service more than facilities in a stay. In a certified service auditor point of view to rate this hotel. I really do think the service need to be improved. I can see the service different between walking in the hotel and drop off taxi from hotel, Chinese(I am) and Foreigner when check out, that makes me feel disappointed. Although all good, I may not come next time as this may not a right style type I am looking for
April 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by lh08 Staffs are very nice & friendly
Hotel staffs are very nice & freindly and they know the places very well.
August 18, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by FallwinD Good location, comfortable room
The room is large enough for more than 2 persons. The bed is comfortable and the pillows are very very soft. My girl friend loves the pillows. The hotel is next to the MRT station. It is easy to go anywhere in Taipei.
August 8, 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 njoru This hotel is my personal favorite
Spacious room, with hip decor; very professinoal and nice staff at the front desk and WooBar/pool areas; great faiclities (love the gym and the pool!); conveniently located in the Xinyi area where there are a variety of restaurant choices, a big dept store on the lower floors of the same builidng, next to the subway station/ other public transportation system
July 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ELau Great hotel
I love the bars and room. Excellent service staff and great room design.
August 17, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jovlim Great Stay
Second time visit to this hotel and returned to enjoy the great room and comfortable bed! During check in, was recommdned to upgrade room and was given a room on the top floor with great city view.
Excellent stay and hotel was in close proximity to shopping malls and Taipei Metro. Love the fact that the hotel has a linked doorway with the shopping mall thus we need not be exposed to the weather. Chic hotel - will definitely visit again when next in Taipei.
December 5, 2011
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