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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent a few days in Taipei. We expected San Want Residences to be great but it was superb! Location excellent, close (a few blocks) to metro station if that would have been needed. Service could not have been better, the staff was discreet and at the same time smiling and polite, rooms were spacious, bathroom "de...

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear Riitta S, Thank you very much for such a heartwarming review on your stay at San Want Residences Taipei. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your time at our hotel. Thank you for highlighting the superb location, the comfortable, well- appointed guest rooms, and the attentive service offered by our friendly, professional staff. Your feedback regarding the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly and eager to help, they went out of their way to print maps and provide help wherever they could, nothing was too much trouble. The hotel is not really geared towards tourists, so the advice wasn't always correct and they didn't know the best way of getting to some tourist spots like Yangmingshan or the...

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear Kimberleytppr, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at San Want Residences Taipei and for taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your room and in general you were happy with the service you received. However, we do wish to apologize for not being able to provide sufficient information about...

Lisbon
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Very professional and helpful staff. Nice room and bathroom with a very good shower and "traditional" bathtub. Very good breakfast with a lot of options and high quality food. Very good location within a 10 minutes walk to the MTR station and in a pleasant place.

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear alberto_eme, Thank you for staying at San Want Residences Taipei and for sharing your experience. It’s a pleasure for us to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you liked our breakfast so much. Your compliments regarding our staff is very much appreciated as well. San Want Residences is a boutique hotel with only 81 rooms,...

Mississauga
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the San Want Residences hotel in Taipei. The location is great with easy access to the red subway line and many attractions. The rooms are modern and very clean. Breakfast was good and plentiful. At least for us, the fully automated toilet took some figuring out! The most wonderful part was how helpful the...

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear RABCDN B, Thank you very much for your heartwarming comments following your recent stay at San Want Residences Taipei. We feel truly honored that you chose to stay with us and we are very glad to read that we were able to contribute in making your vacation such a memorable one. Thank you so much for your kind comments...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Those who read my reviews will know that I generally do not use luxury Hotels. However, every so often a great deal arises, which coincides with your visit, and some indulgence can be contemplated, and accommodated. Such was the case with this Hotel, which from the time of my arrival, ensured I would have a most memorable stay for all...

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear FyingKiwi, Thank you so much for this generous and informative review of your stay at San Want Residences Taipei. We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed such a wonderful experience while you were here. Thank you for highlighting our elegantly decorated guest rooms, the high-tech bathroom, as well as our friendly and helpful staff. San Want Residences is...

Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel offered us a good stay in general. We booked 3 rooms for our Christmas holiday. Friendly staff, comfortable bed, clean bathroom, free snack & welcome fruits, breakfast included are all the nice touch this hotel could provided to make the guests feeling welcome. It's not a big hotel with fancy restaurants but it exceeded our expectation and we...

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear angel s, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay at San Want Residences Taipei. We were thrilled to read that you had such a wonderful time here and enjoyed our comfortable guest rooms, varied breakfast buffet and the attentive service offered by our staff so much. It is true we that we...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Hotel has good location with many Japanese eatery around. Can see many Japanese guest in the Hotel. Working deskis of reasonable good size. Internet speed is so so. Good Hot water pressure. What is best is thatit has a small Deep bathtub. However, the Aircon temp setting is not very reacative and you get too warm or too cold.

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at San Want Residences Taipei. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the very convenient location of our hotel and that you liked our specially designed hot-spring style bathtub so much. Regarding the challenges you have experienced with the air-conditioning in your room, we are so sorry...

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Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is not a big hotel so it does not have a swimming pool nor a fancy gym which I don't use them anyway. The room is very clean and staff are super nice and courteous. Breakfast were provided with my reservation and the qualities and quantities of the breakfast were excellent. This hotel seems to be very popular with...

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at San Want Residences Taipei recently and for taking the time to share this review with us. It is lovely to read that our hotel suited your needs and that you enjoyed such a wonderful time while you were here. We are also very glad to know that you will recommend our...

Hong Kong
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Location : Good in city center but not very convenient, some eateries available, need to walk further out or ride a taxi to have more choices. MRT station a bit far. Room: A bit larger than standard, but very nicely arranged and decorated , bathroom with shower and Japanese style tub. The toilet has amotion sensor, it opens and closes...

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear Mr_ahimsa, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for posting such an informative review. Want Want group, the largest rice cracker manufacturer in Taiwan, is the parent company to our hotel. In Chinese language, “Wan” means good fortune and prosperity. We are all very excited to know you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay and that...

San Francisco
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Location: close to shopping mall. All the shopping and restaurants are within walking distance. Subway is near by but you do need to walk about 10 minutes. Taipei tax is very easy to get and cheap. The quality of tax drivers are excellent. Rooms: clean and comfortable. Bathroom is modern. There is a huge japaness style soaking tub and bath...

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear gchuang101, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at San Want Residences Taipei. We are extremely happy to learn that you found the location of our hotel to be convenient and that you enjoyed our very comfortable and well-equipped room, the varied breakfast buffet, and last but not least, our...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
About San Want Residences TaipeiSan Want Residences Taipei formally opened its doors for business in March 2008 and aims to exceed guest satisfaction and achieve the attentiveness found in leading luxury hotels. San Want Residences Taipei is a sophisticated bolt-hole in the centre of Taipei, a tranquil alternative to staying in a bustling city hotel. Located in Taipei Nanjing East Road, and adjacent to the LinSen Park, the hotel is surrounded with international designers’ boutiques and offers easy accessibility to MRT station. San Want Residences Taipei is the latest boutique property carefully selected to join Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH). The hotel has an impressive collection of artworks and sculptures by contemporary Taiwanese artists, adding a special element to your experience. In addition to the museum boutique concept, the hotel also offers office use facilities especially for our business travelers. Equipped with selected office stationeries, the spacious office desk features multifunction HP laser jet machine to fax, print and copy. With an access to project laptop screens to the 37” High-Definition LCD television, each guestroom offers wireless and high-speed fiber optic Internet Access and free cell phone rental to fully support your business requests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Want Residences

Address: No.128 Section 1, Nanjing East Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Taipei
Price Range: $147 - $1,527 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — San Want Residences 4.5*
Number of rooms: 81
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#2 Family Hotel in Taipei
#4 Luxury Hotel in Taipei
#13 Business Hotel in Taipei
#19 Romantic Hotel in Taipei
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“Higher rooms with park view.”
834limt, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front face a park across the street.”
hifromny, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room facing the park on a higher floor”
lilacfields, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a high room,”
michaelt387, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“ask for upgrades if you can”
t3nnisBoi, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
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