The best thing about my room was the great view of the Love River and the Harbor, especially at night. Also, the staff gets an A+ for helpfulness and responsiveness. The hotel is located about 5 minutes from the subway, which incidentally is near empty at 9:00 am. Cabs are cheap and the drivers are friendly and good at understanding bad Mandarin! The bed was very comfortable and the room was very clean. The complimentary pineapple cakes are quite special and a good option for gifts. Otherwise, the room is a little dated, like a mid-priced business chain hotel. The food at the breakfast and in the Chinese restaurant upstairs was average and better can be had outside the hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Ambassador Hotel Kaohsiung is one of the hotels that has passed the first wave of five-star evaluation conducted by Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau. Sitting at the Love River bank, also known as “Taiwan’s La Seine”, the excellent geographic environment allows our guests to experience the stunning riverside scenery up-close whether they want to take a walk on the hydrophilic trails on either side of the Love River, sit at a relaxing open-air café, appreciate the dazzling lightscribe bridge or take a river tour on the Love Boat and experience the true romance of this waterfront city. Inside the hotel a spacious lobby greets our guests with a high ceiling, a corridor with a gold dome, and gorgeous classical artworks. Entering our hotel, you enter a world blending cultural and historical characteristics, creating a unique style of new European classicism, and combining the best of Chinese and Western hospitality into a cultural exchange. There are as many as 453 guest rooms enriched with bright colors and wide spaces as the design spindle, and fitted with the most modern equipment. We provide the best that quality has to offer as well as the warmth and quiet home feeling rare to top-notch international tourist hotels. Our hotel also hosts six restaurants providing delicious Chinese and Western cuisines and 19 multi-function banquet halls displaying magnificence in charm and grandeur. There is also every service facility that one could expect to find: an outdoor swimming pool, gym, spa, business center and gift shops, all fully satisfying the spice of life that one would need for business or pleasure. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Kaohsiung Ambassador Hotel