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Friends Hotel-Yo Xing Regency

No.11 Section1, Ho-Ping West Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan
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Ranked #325 of 477 Hotels in Taipei
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is the main problem. They just can't feel the spaciousness of the room.... insist the more expensive room is more spacious, because the gross area is bigger. When you pay more expensive room, the natural expectation is you will have a better room than the less cost one. But it's not the case. You will a more noisier... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the light is too dark make guest feel uncomfortable, lack electric adaptor for businessman to work conveniently and breakfast quality need to be improved, the hot water take 20 minutes to come out not only waste too much water under Taiwan drought recently and waste too much time, you need wifi on every floor because tablet and smartphone are popular... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great hotel for the price which included breakfast and transfers. Breakfast was filling and if you had a double espresso, was a good start to the day. Very central and near Guting MRT. Very helpful and friendly staff - Ellen, Victoria and Phoebe plus others who gave good advice on locations, fares, hot springs etc. Room was at back so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed three nights during our stay in Taipei at this hotel. The location is quite good and convenient to explore the city both by walking and subway. The rooms were okay but could need some make-over. Our first room faced the main road and was quite noisy but the other one towards the back side of the hotel was... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

strategic location, easy to access from mrt as it just exact at the exit of mrt, nice staff, airport transfer provided. beside by walk you can easy access to taiwan famous night market: shida, gongguan.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I stayed in Friends Yo Xing hotel with my family for 2 nites in early December. The location of the hotel is superb, with Guting MRT station (古亭站)right at the doorstep of the hotel entrance. There are a lot of eateries and shops around the hotel. But it is a pity that a hotel with such a good location comes... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I stayed in this hotel 4 years ago and found it to be adequate. I was disappointed to find 4 years later that absolutely nothing has been done to this hotel and quite honestly it is now not adequate. It is looking very shabby with dirty windows, stained headboards, grubby room carpets, huge old fashioned tvs, broken electrical points, just... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights early in August. Dislike only having 1 room key. Buffet breakfast had barely anything to choose from not to mention the dining area was so tiny for so many guest. Wifi does not work in room. Bathroom definitely due for a revamp. On the bright side, great reception staff who were friendly and helpful. Great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Stayed here in March 2014. My room was on the 10th floor, looking out through the back of the hotel. The room was clean, adequately furnished, comfortable bed. There was adequate lighting in the room, with good control over brightness. Air conditioning was only limited to cooling, with three settings. When the weather was cold (like in March or during... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This hotel wasn't my favorite, but if you're looking for a place in a good location at a reasonable price, this would be a good choice. Pros: mostly related to location.... directly in front of Guting MRT station (exit 8) only 3 stops from Taipei main station, good neighborhood with many worthy sightseeing spots within walking distance (National Chiang Kai-shek... More 

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