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“Just ok for 1night stay” 2 of 5 stars
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Lige Hotel
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No.258 Shang Shiao Street, Hualien City, Hualien 970, Taiwan   |  
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Ranked #25 of 97 hotels in Hualien
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Just ok for 1night stay”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Upon entering the room i can see the room's walls cracked and smells.The worse thing, there is not even 1 UK ac plug in the room unlike all the other hotels i had stayed in taipei and tainan. You have to pay twd200 just to rent the Uk ac plug. No free laundry service. However, the bed is comfortable though.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Don't let the exterior of the hotel fool you as its interior is really nice. The service from its staff are warm and friendly. The rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. The internet in this hotel is really good. The area around the hotel is okay with its F&Bs, convenience store, boutique shops and pharmacy. We took a cab to the train station the next day when we checked out and the fare is only NTW100.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Jesselton, Sabah, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Stayed in this hotel for 1 night with my family at May 2013 before going to next destination, Taitung. The hotel's location was good, you can find everything nearby such as convenient store, eateries, phone shop and boutique shops.

Staffs were friendly and helpful. After we checked in, we were escorted to our room, and here I love the spacious room! There were two bathrooms in our room and both quite small. Bed was comfortable throughout the night.

Breakfast at the hotel's cafe was nice. Love the their Taiwan sausage style!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Singapore
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

The Good
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- Hotel is easy relatively easy to walk to (abt 15mins).
- They have shuttle service which needs to be pre-arranged (I did not know about this service initially), but is only available from 9am to 10pm if I remember correctly. Anyway cab fare between the hotel and train station is only 100NT. If you need a cab to get to the train station early (before 9am), you can ask the staff at the front-desk to call for a cab.
- Check in time is around 3pm but the hotel staff will help to store your luggages until check-in time.
- Staff are polite and always ready to help with your stay at the hotel.
- Room is spacious, clean and neat, and comes with a refrigerator.
- Bathroom doesn't not have a bathtub, but they have the shower set with massaging nozzle instead.
- Breakfast is not the best but good enough for me. The breakfast consists of both local food and western food.
- Zi-Qiang night market ( 自强) is just about 15-20mins walk from the hotel.

The Bad
Actually can't think of anything bad except just the followings which are just some minor improvements...
- install hooks for hanging clothings and/or towels in the bathroom.
- place more hangers in the wardrobe.
- improve wi-fi connectivity (wi-fi doesn't work since I moved my smartphone to the bed)
- place the tea table near an AC outlet so that the electric kettle can be plugged in without needing to move the kettle to an AC outlet.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Brussels, Belgium
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

We booked 2 rooms at the Lige hotel. We asked for non smoking rooms. One was almost perfect, it was ahuge double bedroom with a shower room. The only thing we could blame on was that a deeper clean in the bathroom would have been necessary because there was some mold in the bathroom. The other bedroom was a family room where we wanted to stay with our 5-month old daughter. The room was not a non smoking room, it has just been deodorized for our stay but not enough unfortunately. It still smelled of cold tobacco and this was really not appropriate for our daughter to stay in there. Luckily we had the second room because the hotel was fully booked so no chance to change. Also for the people travelling with a small baby, please acknowledge that there is no bathtub only showers. In the 2 rooms that we had and the other rooms in the corridor in which I could see the bathroom from outside.
Breakfast was Chinese guests oriented which we don't mind. It was more the quality and freshness of the food that worries me. My mum took hot soy milk and it was sour. We had to help ourselves with coffee creamer in a big jar but there was no serving spoon, god knows what other guests used to help themselves.
We would stay at the Lige hotel because it is good enough quality with regards to money but we would bring a small cleaning kit for the bathroom, insist on the fact that we need a real non smoking room, have breakfast outside of the hotel and bring an inflatable bathtub for our daughter.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

Although there is no wifi in the room, the good news is that the room is spacious and clean. Wifi is only available at the lobby. You will see many people wearing tee shirt and shorts sitting at the lobby with their mobile phones, accessing the internet. The room is decent with a jacuzzi-style shower head. The hotel is located next to the main road so finding places to eat or to walk around is not an issue. Staff are generally friendly and would greet you whenever you pass by the reception area. Breakfast food is standard and nothing worth mentioning, TV in the room is small but the bed is comfortable.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Singapore
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel as part of a tour for one night. It's located quite close to the shopping district of hualien, roughly 15minutes walk time. However, taking a taxi from the hotel is probably smarter and will only cost you not more than 120NTD. The rooms are humongous, very modern with LCD TVs. The toilet is very well maintained and is comparable to one of a 5star hotel. Bath tubs are large though not all rooms come with bathtubs. One downside to this hotel is that there is no in room wifi available and free wifi is only available at the lobby. There are computers for Internet access at no cost at the lobby.

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: No.258 Shang Shiao Street, Hualien City, Hualien 970, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Hualien
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 97 hotels in Hualien
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lige Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Operating a 24-hour front desk, Lige Hotel is conveniently situated within a 5-minute walk from Hualien Train Station. It offers comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi access and provides complimentary parking on site.The hotel is just a 5-minute drive to Harbour Park, while Hualien Airport is approximately a 15-minute drive away.Air-conditioned rooms are furnished with a flat-screen cable TV, a minibar, tea/coffee making facilities and seating area. The en suite bathroom comes with shower and free bath amenities.Lige Hotel has a tour desk that can assist with bookings of sightseeing excursions and travel arrangements. Luggage storage, meeting/banqueting facilities and fax/photocopying services are provided on request. A business centre is also available.The hotel houses a restaurant serving buffet breakfast, coffee and a range of drinks. ... more   less 
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