Thursday, August 24, 2017

W Taipei

W Hotel Taipei

W Taipei (台北 W 飯店) is a luxury hotel located in Taipei's Xinyi central business district. The property is managed by W Hotels Worldwide, the global leader in branded lifestyle hotels. Because of its young and stylish vibe, W Taipei the hotel of choice by the jet-setting young professionals and leisure travelers.

W Hotel Taipei

What sets it part from other hotels in Taipei is the luxury lifestyle experience it can offer through its modern rooms, stylish lounges and bars, innovative cuisines, attentive service and exceptional amenities. W Hotel is present in about 50 locations around the world making it a very international brand. This cosmopolitan ecosystem is very much evident in the variety of nationalities you will encounter when staying at W Taipei.

W Hotel Taipei

The W Taipei experience begins as soon as you step into the hotel's welcome lobby. The first thing will catch your attention would be the state-of-the-art interactive OLED screen mounted on the wall. The display is controlled by an intuitive software which reacts to movements detected by its optical sensors. Replacing a chandelier is a sculpture of mirrored plastic and bamboo sheet hanging from the ceiling like a lightning which runs from one end of the lobby to the other.

W Hotel Taipei

Check-in in style at the Welcome Desk located on the 10th floor. Its ultra modern and hip feel might overwhelm you to the point that you wont notice the local influences of the design. Look closely and you will notice some elements of nature such as the red floral carpet and the stripped timber saplings used at check-in counters.


If you are an SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) member, you can take advantage of the SPG Keyless technology wherein you can use your smart phone to open your hotel room. To be eligible, you must first be an SPG member (join for free). Install the SPG application on your smart phone and register your phone to SPG Keyless. On your upcoming stay at W Taipei, opt for SPG Keyless when you receive notification through the SPG application. Last step is to have your SPG Keyless activated at the Welcome Desk upon check-in.

W Hotel Taipei

W Taipei features 405 spacious guestrooms and suites in stylish and cutting-edge design. There are a total of eight room categories:

Guest Rooms
Wonderful Room
Fabulous Room
Spectacular 101 Room
Cool Corner Room
Suites
Marvelous Suite
Fantastic Suite
Wow Suite
Extreme Wow Suite



WONDERFUL ROOM AT W TAIPEI


W Hotel Taipei

I stayed in a Wonderful Room during my recent visit to W Taipei. The room measures about 43 square meters which is impressive since it is the lead-in room category of the hotel. The Wonderful Room is ideal for business travelers or couples who are on a leisure trip to Taipei.

Highlights:
  • 43 square meters of luxury
  • panoramic view of the city
  • indoor terrace with chill lounger
  • 42” LG flat screen LCD television with Bose 2.1 Sound System
  • Mixologist laboratory with glass rack
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HOTEL AMENITIES AT W TAIPEI


W Hotel Taipei

Whether you're on a business or leisure trip in Taipei, you can stay fit during your stay at W Taipei through the extensive line-up of the latest cardiovascular equipment, weight machines and free weights at the Fit Gym. The gym is open 24 hours a day so you can work out at your most convenient time of the day or night. Guests staying at W Taipei also enjoy access to the gym's steam room and dry sauna.

W Hotel Taipei

After a long day of exploring the city or a stressful day at the office, you can relax both your body and mind at the AWAY® Spa. You can choose from a wide range of massage, body treatments and facials. For the ultimate indulgence, pamper yourself with one of their spa packages.

W Hotel Taipei

Located next to the Welcome Desk, the Living Area is the luxury lifestyle epicenter of the hotel. This lobby lounge is an ideal venue for relaxing while waiting for check-in or check-out, meeting place to entertain guests, and socializing with other guests.

W Hotel Taipei

From the Living Room, guests enjoy a view of WET, the hotel'outdoor heated swimming pool. Water temperature of the pool is regulated so that guests can escape the heat of the summer or enjoy a warm dip during the cold winter nights. Complete the experience with ice cold beer or a glass of sexy cocktails. W Taipei also host themed pool parties at WET which guests can participate in and add to their unique experiences while staying at the hotel.




YEN CHINESE RESTAURANT AT W TAIPEI


Yen Restaurant at W Hotel Taipei

YEN Chinese Restaurant is the signature Cantonese restaurant of W Taipei. The restaurant serves nouvelle cuisine chinoise (new Chinese cuisine) which is a fusion of classical Chinese cooking techniques, innovative ingredients and stylish food presentation. Read more »




THE KITCHEN TABLE AT W TAIPEI


The Kitchen Table at W Hotel Taipei

The Kitchen Table is the all-day dining buffet restaurant of W Taipei. Located on the 10th floor of the hotel, the restaurant serves international cuisine through its interactive open kitchens. Read more »




OTHER DINING OUTLETS AT W TAIPEI


YEN Bar

- Cantonese-inspired tapas
- afternoon tea
- innovative cocktails
- sweeping view of Taipei 101
WOOBAR

- lounge by day, pulsating club by night
- innovative and extensive cocktails
- live DJ performances




BREAKFAST BUFFET AT THE KITCHEN TABLE


Breakfast at W Hotel Taipei

For business travelers would most likely have their break fast at the hotel, room rates which comes with breakfast buffet is the best option. The Kitchen Table is the venue for breakfast with an extensive buffet spread ranging from pastries, viennoiseries, fresh fruits and salads, Western and Asian hot dishes, omelets, dim sum, soup and noodles, fresh and chilled juices, coffee and tea.

Breakfast at W Hotel Taipei

Breakfast buffet is from 06:30am to 10:00am (until 10:30 am during weekend). The Kitchen Table also welcomes walk-in guests (NT$880 +10% per person). Read more »




W Hotel Taipei

This was my first time to stay in a W Hotel and W Taipei has made me an instant fan of the brand. The location of W Taipei is also one of its strengths. The hotel is integrated to Uni-President Hankyu Department Store which makes shopping really convenient. Uni-President Hankyu Department Store also has a food court with various choices of Taiwanese and Japanese restaurants. W Taipei is also connected to the Taipei Metro and to the Taipei City Hall Bus Station, making it an ideal choice for leisure travelers who wish to explore the city.




WHAT'S NEW/NEXT | W HOTELS WORLDWIDE

If you have been following our blog, you would have already noticed that my travel plans depend on a destination where there is a hotel brand that I like. Being a new fan of W Hotels, more than 80 destinations around the world are waiting for my visit. In Asia Pacific alone, W Hotels currently has properties in 24 cities. 33 more W Hotels are set to open until 2020. That's a lot of travels.




HOW TO GET TO W TAIPEI FROM TAOYUAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT


To get to W Taipei, the most convenient way is to book the hotel's Limousine Service (NT$3,000 per way). You can also take a Taxi at the airport's arrival area (starting from NT$1,250). Alternatively, you can also book an Uber car (starting from NT$1,000). Travel time is approximately 45 to 60 minutes. There are more affordable alternatives to get to W Taipei such as the Airport Shuttle Bus (NT$145) and the Mass Rapid Transit (NT$180) READ MORE »


W Taipei (Book Now)
10 Zhongxiao East Road, Sec. 5, Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: +886 2 7703 8888
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