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Riviera Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.646 Linsen North Road, Taipei 104, Taiwan   |  
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Ranked #28 of 431 hotels in Taipei
Melbourne, Australia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
44 hotel reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“Clean & friendly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We arrived early and had to wait for our room we where showen to a confortable sitting lounge offered water coffee 0r tea
We where showen where the free wifi was that made the time fly
The staff are very friendly and nothing is to much trouble
We did not have much time to look around the hotel area as we where going on tours but found plenty of all kinds of budgets eating places

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Nice Hotel with an European Feel. The Bed is cosy and comfy. The rooms are wide enough and i like the living room setting. The breakfast had varieties and options. The WiFi service is fast and reliable.

I suggest the staff should learn to be fluent in English, i had little difficulty communicating but I think the Hotel is worth the value for money.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Trento, Italy
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64 hotel reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

I often come to this hotel, but had never written a review on it.
The deluxe room is spacious and well organized. internet is fast and works well, although recently they have introduced a password, which was not necessary before and slows down the process of logging in. Breakfast is very good quality and also a good variety and choice. Room and laundry service were good. The staff at reception and concierge did not speak too much english and was less helpful than usual. A little bit far from the underground.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Very boutique kind of hotel. It is small and personable – but perfect and confortable. Nice bed for an American. The rooms I had was a standard room. Not big like other reviewers mentioned. However, it was FINE. The hotel is really charming. There is a business center on the 7th floor that is very nice. Don’t miss the rooftop. It is a well done garden with a small gym in the middle. The gym is all glass. Really nice up there.
Breakfast was did not have huge variety – but they had good quality, good pastries. Very satisfied.

Staff at this hotel is very helpful. This is something I find at all hotels in Taiwan. This staff was young and excited to interact and help (in a good way).

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Panama City, Panama
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Stayed here for 5 days while down in Taipei for a convention. The entrance is not impressive, but everything else is great. All the staff is extremely helpful and most speak good English. The rooms are huge (a full bedroom and a separate living room with a full desk). The room decor is a bit old fashioned but in excellent shape. Wifi was spotty but wired connection was great. Breakfast was good, the gym on the terrace had 2 treadmills and some exercise machines, with an awesome rooftop view.
The location is very centric, less than 10 minutes away from MRT stations, 4 blocks away from a night market, and with restaurants and shops all around.
They have a shuttle service that can take you to the convention center in the morning or some tourist spots in the afternoon.
Overall, I really recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Canada
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Positives: Great location with restaurants, spas, night market, temple, and transit nearby. Superb staff service (thank you for your help!). Nice looking hotel that can host events, a nice breakfast at the restaurant, and a rooftop that features a gym and a garden.

But an average decor room holds this rating back. Oh, and a view of the hideous buildings behind -- which deserve a spot on Taipei's list of "things to tear down."

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Very nice hotel located in a quiet area but veriaty of shops nearby, nice night market, Pubs and good resturants. very conviniet to drive out of city. Breakfast is Great. the MRT is about 10 minutes by walking but taxy is usualy very cheep to all major places.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Riviera Hotel

Address: No.646 Linsen North Road, Taipei 104, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Taipei
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Luxury Hotel in Taipei
#20 Business Hotel in Taipei
#23 Family Hotel in Taipei
#26 Romantic Hotel in Taipei
#28 Top resorts Hotel in Taipei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Riviera Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Riviera Hotel Taipei is proud to be the First and Only hotel in Taiwan to receive our LEED Gold Certification in November, 2012.Situated at the business hub of bustling Taipei city stands an international traveler oasis of serenity and refinement --- the Riviera Taipei boutique hotel, has 112 rooms; a Mediterranean Steak House restaurant, a Yacht Club restaurant, and a banquet room that can seat 240 people banquet style.The Riviera Taipei boutique hotel is designed by the world-renowned French architect, Mr. Gerard Jardonnet, with the theme of cordial sophistication of southern France, punctuated by the mystic authenticity of the Orient. Apart from the traditional accommodation service, the Riviera Taipei Hotel offers to her room guests quite a number of additional benefits completely free of charge. Internet Wired and Wireless Internet Access completely FREE of charge ANYWHERE within the boutique Riviera Taipei Hotel.Free Shuttle To MRT Yuanshan Station, CKS Memorial Hall, Yongkang St, Taipei 101, Confucius Temple, Shilin Night Market, CKS Shilin Residence, National Palace Museum and Taipei World Trade Center / Nangang Exhibition Center during Major Trade Shows in fixed period of time. The Riviera Taipei hotel is adjacent to Taipei Expo Park.Nearby attractions are Shihlin Night Market and National Palace Museum. ... more   less 
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