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Hualien Charming City Hotel

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No.19 Guoshing 2nd Street, Hualien, Taiwan
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of this hotel, a very good value for the price indeed. The hotel is conveniently located near the train station, though a slight distance to down town. But again, the city of Hualien is rather small, so exploring it is not an issue. It is on a quiet street near the edge of... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights, taking two day trips out to beautiful Taroko Gorge. The hotel is conveniently located for an easy walk from the train station, & also the tourist/local bus that you can buy a day pass for. There is a coin operated laundromat about 7 mins walk away. The breakfast had reasonable selections to choose from.... More 

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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for the 2/28 Memorial weekend, and we quite enjoyed the atmosphere. We arrived early because of our flight, and they allowed us to store our luggage while we biked awaiting the 1500 check-in time; additionally, they gave us a free upgrade because they did not have enough rooms for the type we had reserved.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Though it is not a new hotel, it has all the features of a 5-star hotel. The room takes into consideration the needs of the guests with full length mirror, separate washing basin outside the toilet and even a steam bath. The staff were very helpful (majority) and advised us on travelling to Taichung from Hualien. They even helped us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This hotel and its wonderful staff certainly lived up to its name, and saved our vacation. When my mother-in-law realized her wallet was missing the morning after a taxi ride to the hotel, we were in a panic. All of her credit cards, blank cheques and nearly a total of $500 USD in various currencies were in the wallet. There... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Because of buying the coupons of this hotel, I finally decide to visit this county again personally at the autumn season. This hotel offers a very comfortable room along with a very good quality of breakfast. Free wifi is available in the hotel. Two bottles of mineral water for a room everyday. Nice reception service.. It's location is nearby the... More 

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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We were (4 pax) walk-in guests and although it took a little time, they gave us a very good room for a decent price (2 nights). The hotel is charming. They have nice clean rooms, comfortable beds, friendly staff, very nice breakfast buffet even an alarm on the door should anyone try to open the door when you're asleep. The... More 

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Sydney
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Not sure why its called Charming City, but we did enjoy the few hours we had here. Only enough time for dinner at nearby restuarant and then late night walk down the main shopping street. It is a unique aspect of life in Asia that shops are open and people are about till at least 10pm. The mild weather was... More 

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Keelung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is an excellent hotel. Very near to the Hualien railway station, just 5 minutes by walk. We had a great stay at this hotel for two days. Rooms were clean with a peaceful environment. Hotel staffs are very friendly and all are speaking in english. The breakfast was simply superb and it was complimentary. The hotel has also been... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Very easy to find as it is very close to the Railway Station. The hotel is clean and staff are helpful, the rooms and the hotel itself are a little dated. There is wifi in each room and they give you a code when you arrive. The location is great if you want to be next to the station but... More 

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