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“Majestic view” 5 of 5 stars
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Leader Village Taroko
No.231-1 Fushih Village, Sioulin Town, Hualien 972, Taiwan   |  
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Ranked #3 of 99 hotels in Hualien
Singapore, Singapore
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5 hotel reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Majestic view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Staff are all aboriginals. They are very friendly and good. The owner is very humorous. Don't miss out the night's welcome party and the star gazing experience after that.
Room is big n clean. Very close to nature. Imagine waking up to seeing yourself surrounded by mountains, greenery n the sound of nature.
A beautiful place with beautiful people and experience.

Room Tip: Wireless is available.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 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
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

It is a small zen resort sitting quietly in Taiwan Hualien Taroko National Park and run by friendly 30+ local tribe Truku people. The leader/ manager is a Han Taiwanese who appreciates Taroko culture very much. There are a lot of sculpture, art works, food and CDs all done by Truku people.
Highly recommend spending three days in the hotel where national parks keep the best natural scenery and wildlife well!
I don't think the hotel webpage has any English version but some staff speak English and they are friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The Hun Chinese have been on Taiwan for about 400 years, but if you’re interested in learning about the aboriginal tribes that have been here for 7,000 years, you’ll want to dine and/or stay at Leader’s Hotel and Restaurant. Primitive sculptures abound and dozens (hundreds?) of wood carvings are fun to look at throughout the facility.
Hunting wild boar has always been a tradition for these people and most of the carvings center around the hunt of these nasty looking mammals. Outside the restaurant, wooden cabins surround a communal area where ceremonial dances and demonstration are performed. Mountains surround the cabins so you definitely feel like you are communing with nature. Nightly entertainment is provided for the overnight guests.
Each of the cabins is very tastefully appointed with a covered, wrap-around porch and chairs; low, but comfy beds; mini-refrigerators; flatscreen TV’s with DVD players; and coffee/tea pots. Bathroom have huge vanity bowl sinks, standard toilets and large walk-in showers with waterfall heads.
Check with a hotel staff for a list of available activities including a number of corporate team-building opportunities. The restaurant offers a chaning menu of aboriginal recipes, but their specialty is BBQ’d pork. Everything I tried was wonderful – including ribs, soup, salad and bamboo rice. Surprise hit for me was the millet wine served in a small pig pitcher. There’s a small hole in the pig’s lips and you sip the wine by “kissing the pig.”

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We stayed here on a recent holiday in Taiwan. The room was great....a cabin with beautiful views on the mountains around Taroka Gorge. Staff were great. Dinner and show were very enjoyable, as was breakfast.
Why would you stay in town when you can stay out in the Gorge, surrounded by nature?

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

Great location in the Park, very friendly staff. Dinner and breakfast are ok, but don't expect too much. Nice performance by the local staff, However no translations, which is a bit a pity. Very quiet Place, best to go there by own arranged transportation.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The view from the rooms is absolutely fascinating. Serenity is beyond description. Hotel serves tribal buffet dinner which is recommended. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The owner is run as a big family with children of the employees are doing stage performance to keep the nights lively. Highly recommended hotel to stay

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Spectacular views. Really enjoyed sitting on my balcony in the afternoons with a book and a beer after a hard days sight seeing. Watching the mist roll in off the mountains was breathtaking. Rooms were nice. Dinner was good as well. Breakfast wasn't the best however. The staff were lovely and access to the Taroko National Park was fantastic.

Room Tip: Make sure you do some walks around the park. We were lucky enough to see lots of Monkeys.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Leader Village Taroko

Address: No.231-1 Fushih Village, Sioulin Town, Hualien 972, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Hualien
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Hualien
#4 Romantic Hotel in Hualien
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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