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3.0 of 5 Motel   |   No.55 Xinsheng First Street, Qianjin District, Kaohsiung 80141, Taiwan   |  
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Ranked #3 of 278 Hotels in Kaohsiung
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good hotel, good location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Legend hotel is located off the Main Street, in one of the smaller alleys but it is still relatively easy to find and the location is convenient for travel to various attractions such as Liuhe night market, love river and Cijin District.

We travelled in a big group and booked 3 rooms. Overall, the rooms were clean and well maintained. It is unfortunate that one of our rooms' previous tenant smoked in the non smoking room and the room stank of smoke. But otherwise, everything was still good.

We loved the wall decals on the head of the bed, each bedroom a different design. Very whimsical decals and very nice to look at. We were also pleasantly surprised to find free instant noodles and soft drinks for everyone in the room, topped up everyday. It was a nice gesture and much appreciated when we were hungry for a midnight snack.

They also serve very decent, freshly grounded coffee all day long and have a corner downstairs where there's kinect for kids to play. Breakfast was just a simple affair. Not too bad so long as you are okay with bread and porridge.

Room Tip: Level 3 and 6 has water dispensers. If you like to have easy access to drinking water, request for t...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Singapore, null, Singapore
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Booked a quad room which was sufficiently spacious and clean. free pepsi and cup noodles are also provided. There is a bath tub as well. Washing machines as well as dryers are provided at lvl2, but they have only 2 of each, which means you have gotta queue. And it can only be used from 8am to 10pm. The lobby has a giagantic map of kaoshiung which includes all the famous eateries as well as night markets, giving us lots of options to travel around in ks.

Service was fantastic, with the staff answering our queries promptly. there is an hourly shuttle service to a few nearby MRT stations, but you have to book at least 30 mins b4 as there are limited spaces. bikes are also available for rent, just need to produce yr id card.

location wise, it is pretty ok. just tt we had to lug our stuff from the MRT and lumber our way there for abt 5 mins. but there is a partyworld ktv nearby which offers fantastic rates. liuhe night market is also within walking distance. but since ks has an MRT, getting anywhere is really simple.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We booked two nights at this hotel but ended up staying one night only and went back to Taipei a day earlier. No refund given and we were not expecting it.

Room was ok, big as i booked the quad room, toilet ok, clean with basic amenities. Breakfast was alright as well that is if you eat asian food. No western breakfast, except some pasta and bread and you have to clear your table yourself when you finished. Kinda wierd.

When we arrived at the hotel around 1.30pm, we were told to wait as room not ready. we have no choice but to wait and it was raining outside so we can't explore outside either esp with our 3 years old around. So, we decided to do some research as the hotel lobby provides some interesting and recommended spots to visit. However, when we ask them for directions and recommendations, the receptionists were not that helpful at all. They make it look like they are very buzy and have no time to talk and explain to you other than what you asked. We asked a few questions every now and then and they seemed like we are taking their time to do their work..so we went to their "tour desk" instead. We asked if we can hire a car for half a day and how much..the men there seem uninterested and just quoted us a ridicous amount. Luckily we didnt take it..later we found out from another taxi cab, it is way cheaper. Can't believe this hotel is trying to con us...needless to stay, we didn't enjoy kaoshiung at all, and decided to go back to Taipei a day earlier...don't think we will be back in a very long time..to kaoshiung that is...

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Socotra Island, Yemen
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

A great hotel with a wonderful location. Rooms were clean, well furnished and very comfortable. Employees were friendly and accommodating. They are very courteous and helpful. They always had a smile and a friendly word. We more than enjoyed our two nights.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Hotel is very clean and staff are friendly. Liuhe night market is just around 10-15 mins of walk from the hotel. It has the laundry facilities and free wifi connection. Well decorated room. Overall experience is great.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The hotel is kind of bright and spacious in the lobby and also equipped with x-box game entertainment to keep kids busy…. The room we booked with king-size bed is extremely comfortable and clean. The bathroom is big enough for me. The painting on wall makes us feel really relaxing. The best thing is they also provide free noodles and pepsi. The breakfast is average but quite nice with variety of bread choices and a few western menu. The hotel is near Liouhe night market and around 10-15mins walking distance to Formosa and city council MRT station. The bike rental and laundry service are really good and staff are extremely friendly to help you. I will recommend this hotel and no doubt to go back again.

  • Stayed March 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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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Location was great - staff was helpful, free breakfast was good, free bike use, laundry facilities, wifi internet, computers, and water machine. Perfect place to stay. I wish this were a world wide chain.

Room Tip: the budget room is a little small - better to spend a little more for a larger room
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 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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Address: No.55 Xinsheng First Street, Qianjin District, Kaohsiung 80141, Taiwan
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Location: Taiwan > Kaohsiung
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 278 Hotels in Kaohsiung
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Legend hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Creatively Designed Kaohsiung Hotel with Thoughtful FeaturesNewly opened in October, 2011, Legend Hotel Kaohsiung is an unique hotel designed with creative hand painted wall decor arts in the rooms delivering extraordinarily cozy, warm and joyful accommodation ambiance, evoking the innocence of your child, making you a knowing smile deeply down from your heart when walking into the rooms. Aims to provide exceptional traveler-friendly environment by featuring 49 air-conditioned rooms with comfort bedding, ensuite bathroom, complimentary bottled water and snacks, LCD TV with free multi channels , mini-fridge, coffee and tea making kettle, hairdryer, and in-room safe. Vigorous buffet breakfast, Free Wifi internet access in the hotel, guest lounge, Free laundry room, business center, XBOX recreational zone, outdoor relaxing area, free bike rental, 24hour fresh ground coffee available and free parking space.No matter who you are -international travelers, backpackers, business travelers, weekend wanders, explorers, adventurers, dreamers....etc, you can feel relaxed, feel inspired and refreshed, laid back and totally be yourself. Legend Hotel Kaohsiung has a superb location in the bustling Qianjin District of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, with the famous Kaohsiung tourist stop- Liouhe Night Market just about 5mins walk away. It also offers convenience in location to two nearby Kaohsiung KMRT stations including KMRT Formosa Boulevard Station about 10-15mins walk away and the KMRT City Council Station just about 5-10mins walk, allowing guests to tour major Kaohsiung attractions without trouble. For travelers connecting to other Taiwan and international destinations, the Kaohsiung International Airport can be accessed within 25-30 minute drive or via KMRT Kaohsiung Main Station in about a 10 minute drive. The ideal location close to major Kaohsiung transportation links makes Legend Hotel Kaohsiung delightful Kaohsiung accommodation for your Kaohsiung Travel. ... more   less 
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