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Lealea Garden Hotels-Taipei
Ranked #186 of 574 Hotels in Taipei
Singapore
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18 reviews
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“Clean, neat & cosy”
Reviewed 11 September 2012

Hotel is clean, neat & cosy. Room is considered reasonable as compared to hotels in the town area. Hotel is receiving many guests from Mainland so expect some noise in the morning & evening. Location is not near MTR station. Reception staff are a bit coldish except for one called Mickey, he went all the way out to help you around. Thumbs up!!! Breakfast is not very good there though!

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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with friends
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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Booked via Hotels.com for around USD $150 for 2 nites, fantastic price. Room is not exactly big, but bed is very comfortable. Huge bathtub/bathroom.

I like that it is wooden flooring as I'm not fond of icky hotel carpeting. Lots of food choices in the area, the local bento place right across the road is fantastic for takeouts, and the CP Living mall is just within walking distance (5 mins).

The hotel.com booking specifically stated no breakfast included but they gave us breakfast vouchers (kids eat free too) anyways, so thumbs up for this great little hotel! :)

Might be a bit difficult to find for cabbies, so remember to print out the address in chinese characters for them to read and navigate:

台北市松山区八德路4段213号 105

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2012

one of the best in taipei in terms of value for money. I shall start off with the cons. the hotel staffs attitude seemed a little coldish and distant to me and also the hotel, although fairly centrally located but its not near any MRT stations. Size of the room is not big but you can find everything you need in there and its not too cramp till u feel uncomfortable. the flooring is starting to get a little creaky but thats perfectly fine. However, my main problem with this hotel is that it houses a lot of ppl with tour groups especially from China (not trying to be racist or looking down on mainland chinese and I'm sure there are many nice chinese around), they tend to be very loud. So u will hear A LOT of them in the morning when they are about to leave for their tours and in the evening when they come back or when they are heading out for dinner.

As for the pros, the hotel is not expensive and looks fairly modern in terms of decor. Its clean and as mentioned earlier, its fairly centrally located so getting around in cab is cheap and also there are bus stops within 2min walk from the hotel. To sum it up, I go to taipei almost every other month and this is always the first hotel I will check up on availability, which shows how highly i rate this hotel despite its cons.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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Shenzhen
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Reviewed 20 March 2012

the hotel structure is well located. lobby was good. well lighted. designs are good. rooms are good as well, views inside room are fantastic if your facing the lake. if not then you will see parking area. beds are comfortable. Toilet are big. and you have the option to take shower or tab. they also include weighing scale. breakfast was yummy.. a lot of selection. the only concern about this hotel is the smell if you cannot stand the woody scent inside room. but then again your staying in a forrest area. everything would smell about the same. while the squeaking sound from the room if someone would be walking or running around. chinaware would make small moving sound as the woods would move as well making it sound like ghost trying to use the tea cups.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
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Switzerland
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142 reviews
115 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2012

The Richforest is a very good value for your money in Taipei. Good rooms, good size, clean and modern. The staff is a bit... cold at times but well, check-in and out were smooth so I'm not complaining. They could be a bit more welcoming though.
The drawback is that there is not subway station nearby. You can either take a bus or a taxi. Taxis are not too expensive in Taipei but if you do this 2 or 3 times a day, you'll feel it in your final bill. I would stay there again if I cannot find any other better location for this category of hotels.
The website pictures make the room and everything else look very big and roomy... it's just an illusion. The rooms are not small but they are definitely not as big as they seem on the website.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled solo
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Paris, France
Level 5 Contributor
76 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2011

This hotel has been renovated recently.
We got the room 615 which is a double room with a great bathroom (shower, bath included with bright window).
The room are not very big, but clean and well decorated in modern standard.
TV have international channels and bed are confortables.
Staff attitude was ok with decent english and service (for the category of price).
Breakfast is a mix of european and chinese dish and the restaurant is pleasant.

The hotel offer free access to 2 washing machines and to a small gym.
Do not miss the roof-top on 9th floor. Excellent view on 101. You can grab a beer at 7/11 and enjoy the view !

Location is convenient if you like to hang out in xinyi. 101, sogshan are few min away by taxi.

The con of this hotel: it welcome tour of china mainland tourist group which can be VERY noisy when they gather 30 in the corridor at night or early morning.

In summary, a great offer for value in Taipei with nice room and convenient location. But do not expect 5 stars.

Room Tip: avoid the room on the road. Avoid rooms at floor where they welcome china tourist group
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2007

I stayed at the Sunny Business Inn for 10 days in Sept 06, and had a wonderful time. The help was very friendly, the rooms were unbelieveably clean, the breakfast service at an adjoining restaurant downstairs was very good, and Gina and Cathy at the front desk were "TOP NOTCH." Gina helped me book a day trip to Giufen with the care a mother would provide her own son.

As for location, the area is very nice. You can walk 2 minutes to the Core Pacific living mall, which is 10 stories tall and resembles the "Death Star" on its south side..(you'll have to see it). It is about 30 minutes leisure walk to Sun Yat Sun Memorial, and another 10 to Taipei 101.

I cannot say enough good things about my stay here. If you want good service, a spacious room, great bathtub, and an affordable rate... I say this is your place.... And if you see Cathy or Gina...say "Jerry sent you.".

Stayed March 2007
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Property: Lealea Garden Hotels-Taipei
Address: No.213 Section 4, Pateh Road, Songshan District, Taipei 105, Taiwan (Formerly The Richforest Hotel)
Region: Taiwan > Taipei
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #186 of 574 Hotels in Taipei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Lealea Garden Hotels-Taipei 3*
Number of rooms: 76
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lea Lea Garden Hotels-TAIPEI is graceful style near the business and tourist attractions, such as Taipei Arena, Taipei World Trade Center, and Taipei 101; it is very convenient to go to Neihu Technology Park, and Nangang Exhibition Hall. As the tourists enter the lobby, they can see Ming Zhu's, Xiong Quan Ting's, Yi Lang Cheng's art works. The tourists can see the postmodern design in perspective and feel the art vitality of original works in the carefree environment.There are banquet room, karaoke in the hotel; it also has functional meeting room, business center, gym, laundry. We provide the perfect service. Artist cafe in the hotel is a cultural coffee shop being isolated from the world in a lane, the lighting design of transparent skylight. It can let customers enjoy the romance in the sun light spilling, and it is a good place for business and recreation! ... more   less 
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