We stayed here for two nights. The hotel was part of the tallest building in Kaoshiung, the 85 Skytower. The hotel was also called 85 Sky Tower Hotel. The hotel lobby was on the 39th floor and we stayed on the 64th floor with a city view. The hotel was about 7 minutes walk from the Metro station Sanduo Shopping District Station.
The hotel room was general clean, even tough the carpet looked like a bit aged. Very big size room, with all the room amenities of a 4-5 star hotel. Drinks in mini fridge were all free. Fruit basket was provided during our two day stay. Free wifi and wired internet in the room. Very good speed connection. The bed mattress was firm and very good. A/C unit was fairly quiet. Shower room, toilet, and sink were all separate and therefore there was no need to fight for use of facilities.
Very helpful and friendly staff both in the first floor who directs customers to the 39th lobby and in the lobby.
Kaoshiung was a fairly small city. The subway system was very small 2-line system and easy to use.
We recommend this hotel for first timer to Kaoshiung, but won't mind to try some other hotels in the area.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Splendor Kaohsiung Hotel, located in the landmark of Kaohsiung Tuntex Sky Tower, has been certified by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau as the highest five-star hotel in Taiwan. With huge support from Earntex Group, owner of Splendor Kaohsiung Hotel, the hotel upholds the intimate, elegant, and the unique style differs from the old thinking and limitations. The Splendor Kaohsiung Hotel is pleased to announce that its new name has been officially changed to Singfornee Hotel Corporation, 85 Sky Tower Hotel. The name change will be affective as of July 1st, 2013. This new brand sets sail forward as it includes the intention to deliver our objectives and ideals to furthermore serve every guest with enthusiasm and comfort. Hence it is planning to install new facilities to honor the commitment given from guests. 85 Sky Tower Hotel, formerly known as The Splendor Kaohsiung, was specified by the 2009 World Games as its appointed hotel. It is known and appreciates to be as one of the top choices by political leaders, orchestras, artists, and celebrities. After renewing its steps and developments, 85 Sky Tower Hotel continues to persist and to commit with the idea of keeping excellence with world-class five-star hotel standards. With more than a dozen Chinese, Western, and Japanese restaurants located in the hotel, 85 Sky Tower Hotel is using lean materials, unique workmanship to provide the top quality cuisine. It is also a regular contender in Cuisine of the Year contest. In order to continue fulfilling the expectations from both old and new customers, 85 Sky Tower Hotel will comprehensively enhance the dish quality with new Michelin chefs to provide exquisite dining experience. It is planning to become the leading brand in southern Taiwan and is committed to work towards the goal in the near future. 85 Sky Tower Hotel is Committed to promote the spirit of its brand and to vigorously work with the Kaohsiung City Government therefore to improve Kaohsiung tourism image. In addition to enhance the “delicate” and “professional” travel services, 85 Sky Tower Hotel is offering various travel products from the perspective of local cultural to help developing the beauty of Kaohsiung as the Marine Capital City. It strives to lead the travelers on to an experience of rediscovering Kaohsiung and to make 85 Sky Tower Hotel as the home of the travelers when they visit Kaohsiung. We will always uphold the highest principles of being customer-oriented regarding to dining and room services with continuous effort to reach perfection. Once again, thank you for your support! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Kaohsiung Splendor Hotel