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Friends Yo Lai Regency

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.23-1 Shuang Cheng Street, Zhongshan District, Taipei 104, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

The location is probably the best thing about this hotel. The room was comfortable, though it was nothing special, and the breakfast was OK. My only real complaint is that it is overpriced for what they offer (I was even charged 200 TWD for a 1 hour late checkout, which I have never heard of before) -- you can find... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Unfriendly crews, poor service, very basic room, poor wifi! the receptionist and other guy (is he the manager?) didn't like to answer everyhting or handle a complaint. even for a simple thing like : why the electricity is off? ( in some hotel in taipei, the guests have to bring their own things to their room after taking the key... More

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Penang, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

The location is good, can earn a 3 star. But, the rest; i.e. Customer Service, room, breakfast, wifi, etc, is way below 2 star! We were in a group of 14 persons, in-total 5 rooms. We bought the package from travel agent, check-in on 25-Dec-2012, check-out on 26-Dec, check-in again on 28-Dec for another 3 nights. When we arrived at... More

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Singapore
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012 via mobile

I did experienced the same customer service with the below customers. Yo Lai is the worst hotel I ever stayed. First let talk about the dining part. As it is a 3 star motel styled, we dun expect sumptuous food for Sure, but the replenishing is rather slow, porridge wasn't refill for like for den 30 minutes, I went to... More

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Asia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

I am writing this letter first thing I touch down to Singapore due to the urgency and would like to express my greatest displeasure regarding my hotel stay in Taipei. This is the first time my wife-to-be and I are going to Taipei and is indeed a privilege to have such an encounter. We were on a 8 days 7... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2011

Great hotel! Budget to the max. But still worth it. 3 and a half star. free breakfast at the top floor. We stayed for 10 days. Cheap laundry just a stone throw down the hotel. 7 eleven down the road. And A NIGHTMARKET just down the road which serves great great food! there's bubble tea stalls too and a soya... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2009

1. i book direct with the hotel its cheaper a little husttle due to their computer system but it went well its better to email them for reservation 2. a very good average hotel 3. it may be far from mrt but they give a free roundtrip ride everyday we avail of 1 ride in the morning and we walk... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2007

We arraged with the hotel direct without making any advance payment. Three of us stayed in this hotel for 4 nights. Its def beyond my expectation. First we engaged their private airport pick-up service for NT1100 one way, when we return, they offered to send us FOC! Plus they provide daily transport to n from hotel to anywhere in the... More

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Address: No.23-1 Shuang Cheng Street, Zhongshan District, Taipei 104, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Taipei
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Hotel Class:3 star — Friends Yo Lai Regency 3*
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