W Taipei, Taiwan – Hotel Review

By Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren on 30 March 2015
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Unlike most people traveling from one side of the globe to the other and typically staying a week or more at their destination, I frequently travel from the United States to some far-flung corner for little more than a day before returning. Such is the life of a travel writer.

Thus a recent three-day stay at the W Taipei, in Taiwan, became a welcome reprieve from the usual grind of travel. Located in the heart of Taipei’s bustling business and shopping district, the 31-story W Taipei was completed in February 2011 and features nature-inspired designs and modern comforts that made the stay both exceptionally relaxing, and productive.

The journey started at the ground floor, where a pair of doormen escorted me through the ground-level entrance and took my bags, while directing me to the lobby and reception desk on the tenth floor. While the late hour – just shy of midnight local time – had me expecting a quiet experience, the elevator doors opened to the thumping beat of club music emanating from a nearby bar.

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Checking in was nevertheless quick and straightforward. Both my bags and I found our way to far quieter quarters several stories above the throbbing lobby scene.

THE ROOM

Upon entering the self-described “Fabulous Room,” I was quickly won over by its expansive view of north Taipei provided by the floor to ceiling windows.

The spacious 500 square-foot space was occupied primarily by a comfortable king size bed, flanked by nightstands and large reading lights. For those so inclined, a 42-inch TV was set directly across the bed,. Moreover, the room’s Bose sound system offered a pleasant way to play some music.

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