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First Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.63 Section 2, Nanking East Road, Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013
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  • Location
    3.5 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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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

For a first trip to Taipei, this hotel in my eyes, is just OK. It is definitely does not fit my description of a fancy hotel, but for a place to stay for evenings, it suits the purpose. There are a couple of fast food places and shops within walking distance (5 to 15 minutes walk) and there is a... More

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Hong Kong
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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Due to the large amount of trading exhibitions in Taipei in Nov, and the First Hotel is the only one left within our budget. So we book the double room for 4 nights. Transportion: you can take the freego bus from the Taoyuan International Airport and drop off right outside the hotel. Loaction: 5mins walk from the Songjiang Nanjing station,... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

My first trip to Taipei and booking a hotel was not easy task since I don't know a word of Mandarin and it seems like all the budget hotels and guesthouses does not have an English as a language option in their official web sites. A friend finally recommended this hotel and I made the reservation with his help (translating... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

After reading mixed review about this hotel, I decided to try staying here to experience it for myself. I would definitely recommend this hotel for the low to medium budget traveller. We paid $85 US/night, and in my opinion it is well worth the money. Rooms are adequate, not super high end but very comfortable. Lots of space to put... More

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Millburn, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I stayed in this hotel for one night. To my surprise I was upgraded to a very spacious suit on 9th floor with beautiful Chinese silk embroidery pieces on the walls. The rooms are very comfortable and bathroom has separate shower and bathtub. The location is great and this is a very nice Japanese style restaurant downstairs. The hotel accommodate... More

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Herzlia, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Room with double bed was relatively small and equiped with only basic stuff. Bathroom is small (similar to the size of small bathrooms in Japan). Breakfast is very much basic. Room with two twin beds was bigger and also equped in the same level. Main advantage is the location.

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Taipei
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

the location is good, close to MRT and taipei main station but for the same value, you can get definitely better. room was dirty: dust, mosquito "juice" on wall, bed itching, carpet dirty. you should look for another location

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Centreville, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Especially the 9th and 10th floor whoch have been renovated. Excellent price , big and clean room,very comfortable. New subway station right around the corner. Center to any tourist destinations. Bus stop near by. Taxis to any point cost around 80 to 150 NT$ only.

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Singapore
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Stayed in this hotel for business trip. near by the MRT station and to many shop near by. not bad for the price range. The cafe is ok with various choose while the hotel staff don't really can speak good English, but it fine with us as we can communicate in chinese too.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012 via mobile

The decoration in the hotel lobby is acceptable. However, the guest room is old that make me don't want to stay at the room. Don't expect too much on the hotel buffet breakfast,both the quality and variety are just okay. The location is quite good, which is ten minutes walk from the subway station.

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Address: No.63 Section 2, Nanking East Road, Taipei, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Taipei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — First Hotel 3*
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