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The Sherwood Taipei
Ranked #49 of 578 Hotels in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 April 2012

I stayed there for 1 night. Didn't expect this hotel to be this luxurious. I am thrilled with the room, it has a high standard renovation with great taste. Will definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 9 April 2012

Was very pleasantly surprised by hotel room + service standard as I had not stayed at the Sherwood during previous trips to Taipei (first I had heard of the hotel was via TripAdvisor) and was not sure what to expect.

Rooms. I stayed for 3 nights in a single room (king sized bed, non smoking). Very pleased with size of room, amenities (toiletries all provided) and cleanliness. Room includes tv, study table, lounge chair with reading lamp and decent sized toilet with bathtub + separate shower. Room also includes complimentary mineral water, which comes in useful. Only complaint is that the mattress and pillows were a bit on the soft side but really that is a personal preference.

Location & transport. I cannot speak chinese so I arranged for airport transfers. It was a bit on the expensive side compared to just taking a taxi (which i now know is a standard rate) but for someone not familiar with the routes and unable to speak the local language, i wanted to be on the safe side. There are busstops and metro stations within walking distance of the hotel so if you can speak mandarin/have a good sense of direction/can read maps, public transport is really accessible and convenient. Announcements for stops and on the metro maps are in english/hanyupin yin (ie alphabets and not chinese characters) and taxis are also easily available.

The hotel mainly caters to the business crowd (explains the Starbucks a stone's throwaway) so its a bit aways from sights like Taipei 101 and some of the more popular night markets but since you can easily take a bus/train/cab this wasnt a big deal, but this was mostly because I was brought around Taipei by someone who is familiar with the area and can speak mandarin.

Overall. Personally, the comfort of the hotel room, excellent service + good hotel rates more than outweighed the location factor - the only downside i cld see (given i was in taipei for holiday).

Definitely wld recommend!

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 16 March 2012

My husband and I stayed here for two nights on a short visit to Taipei. We thought the hotel was a very good choice as the beds were very comfortable, the bathroom was huge (with both a tub and a standing shower), and the window was very big too, offering a great view of the neighborhood. I also like how there are french doors that separate the bed area from the bathroom and closet area. I thought the breakfast buffet was pretty decent with a large variety of foods available. People at the front desk were very friendly and people at the door very eagerly helped us get cabs when needed. If you're looking to stay in a more lively nighttime neighborhood, this may not be the best choice though. My husband and I took a stroll outside at around 10 or 11pmish but we couldn't find much that was open except a pretty packed McDonalds cafe.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sherwoodhotel, Guest Relations Manager at The Sherwood Taipei, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2012

Dear valued guest,

Firstly I would like to thank you for your kind words and observations in name of all the Sherwood Team. Our goal it is to exceed guest's expectations and your comments are an indication that The Sherwood Hotel had made your stay in Taipei memorable.

I hope see you in the future.

Warm regards,

Ivan Ramos
Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed 6 March 2012

This hotel is part of the "Leading Hotels of the Word". It is a well maintained hotel and the rooms are comfortable. The climate control in the rooms works well.

There are complementary bottles of water provided in the rooms as well as coffee and tea.

The bed is comfortable though I would have appreciated fluffy pillows and a non-synthetic comforter that "breathes". The bathroom is very nice with a separate shower and bath. The toiletries are of excellent quality.

The wireless internet is truly "high speed" and easy to use.

The breakfust is average with a reasonable selection but I've certainly had better. The breakfast room is in the basement and there are no windows making it a bit clasutrofobic.

The bar is small but quaint and the food is good. The business lunch we were served was excellent.

The staff is very friendly and helpful.

This hotel is fine for a business hotel but I have stayed at nicer hotels for a better price in Taipei.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 4 March 2012

I Stayed at the Sherwood on a business trip to Taipei and really enjoyed it.

Location is perfect, access to an abundance of restaurants, coffee shops (Starbucks too) and convenience stores.

The hotel is well kept and all worked great.

The only suggestion would be to upgrade the breakfast a bit as the appearance is not up to the Sherwood standard.

  • Stayed: March 2012
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Additional Information about The Sherwood Taipei

Address: No.111 Section 3, Minsheng East Road, Songshan Dist., Taipei 105, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Taipei
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Taipei
#18 Business Hotel in Taipei
#21 Luxury Hotel in Taipei
#28 Family Hotel in Taipei
#29 Romantic Hotel in Taipei
Price Range: $179 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Sherwood Taipei 4.5*
Number of rooms: 343
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In 1990, when we first started offering world-class hospitality to those visiting our city, there were very few globally recognized 5-star hotels in Taipei. The Sherwood has now become the top-choice in Taipei for renowned political and business figures from across the world.From the day the hotel was established in 1990 it has been a tradition that we welcome our guests as if they were family. The moment you step into The Sherwood, you will be warmly greeted by the smiling faces of our receptionists and you receive a personal room key that makes you feel right at home. The guestrooms are sensibly separated from the restaurants and other public areas by room guest elevators and your are ensured a tranquil, safe and comfortable stay.The Sherwood is the only Taiwanese member of the Leading Hotels of the World, and we have been featured in international travel magazines such as Travel & Leisure, Business Traveler, Asia Money and Review Asia. Our art collection, which is a tasteful fusion of Western and Chinese elements, evokes feelings similar to those gained when browsing through a gallery of the world’s masterpieces.We offer luxury treatment at The Sherwood Spa on the 20th floor and free hotel-wide Wi-Fi access in addition to access to our complimentary Executive Business Center, gym and warm indoor pool.The Sherwood is located in the Taipei financial center and shopping hub, near the unique and artistic Minsheng Community and just a ten-minute drive from Songshan Airport. The hotel is within easy access of the city via the MRT Wenhu Line or the highway system that will take you to sights all across the island. We promise to keep you in touch with the world as well as connect you to every part of the island via the extensive Taiwan transportation network.The Sherwood Taipei: Your Taste ... more   less 
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