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“Horrible service for taiwan standard”
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King Shi Hotel
Ranked #347 of 574 Hotels in Taipei
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Horrible service for taiwan standard”
Reviewed December 28, 2013

No wifi, horrible walkway to the room. Enquired about the wifi, Lady receptionist staff with rude atitude did not even apologise and replied with super rude attitude that could surf in the lobby. My most disappointing experience in taiwan.

  • Stayed December 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

Booked two VIP suite and one triple pax room for two family. The VIP suite is really big, with a sofa and bathtub. The triple pax room has two queen sized bed, but it's very small as compared to the VIP suite.

The hotel is old at the outside and only occupy 7th and 8th floor of the building. However, it's actually pretty decent for a three star hotel. Breakfast not good so skip lol. Free wifi, and two lifts.

I would recommend to book the better rooms for this hotel as I herd that the other rooms are not as good from the reviews. I booked via agoda and it's one of the cheapest hotel around the area.

Stayed December 2013
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3 Thank Itsmejunko
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Luzon, Philippines
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2013

The hotel has a very nice location. It is in the heart of ximending. A lot of shops around the area. Lots of restaurants, coffee shop, tea house, mini mart. It is about 5 minutes walk to the mrt station(ximen station). The shops around the area are comparatively cheap and they sell nice and fancy things. But the hotel is really old. When you enter the room you can really tell that the hotel needs refurbish. The carpet is a little dusty. The toilet looks really old. If your not too picky. Then the hotel would be fine. The free breakfast is very basic. Bread, ham, sausage and hard boiled egg, coffee and tea. Everyday they have the same breakfast.
Remember if you pick this hotel. You are paying for its convinience. Everything you need is with in the reach. But nothing fancy about the hotel. The hotel is located in the 7th floor of the building. The receptionist in the hotel are helpful but some of them can hardly speak and understand English.
In that area we met a taxi driver who showed us around. His name is Chen tan. He is very nice, very helpful, very accommodating has a very pleasant personality. You can contact him at 0932167966 , +886932167966. But his English is limited. But very very nice person. We were very lucky that we met him.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank lovely082
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Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Pros
1.hotel has good location as it's located at xi men ding area and near to minimart
2. They allow us to deposit our baggage in the hotel as we stayed one night in hotel, and coming back to stay 5 day after we came back from outside Taipei.
3. Value for money for the location
4. Polite and friendly staff
Cons:
1. My room mate was attacked by bed bug.
2. Same breakfast everyday, but there are a lot of eateries around ximending
3. Old hotel

  • Stayed May 2013
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3 Thank Theresia86
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Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

not very easy to find hotel, room size is acceptable for a family suite.
no space or hooks in the toilet to hang clothes, shower head is not working well, water is running slow.
safe box do not have instructions on usage.
balcony is use to stock boxes of water instead of allowing visitors to use

  • Stayed September 2013
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Thank oneway_87
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Malaysia
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Good location but rooms are average. If you are not looking for fancy hotel and you have limitation in your budget, you could consider this hotel but please be prepared, you may not want to walk in as the building is rather run down and the hotel started from 7th level onwards. Though breakfast is provided but please do not expect any proper breakfast, as no spreads and everyday will be the same items.

Room Tip: It is about 8 mins walking distance to the nearest subway station and the shopping area.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Snoopie_kid
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Singapore, Singapore
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2013

This is more of a budget hotel, so you can't expect superb service or very nice interior design. The room we booked was decent enough with balcony (for smoking) and nice beds. One plus point of the hotel is that it is located in the central of Taipei: Ximengding and within walking distance to Taipei Main Station so tourists are exposed to a lot of shopping and eatery spots. The staff are friendly and speak average command of English.

Breakfast was not fantastic though, and choices were limited as well. However it is still up to the standards so we really enjoyed this value-for-money hotel during our 3-night stay.

Another drawback is the tiny old lift which was hidden in the corner and may be hard to find when you first reach the place, not mentioning the hotel reception area is on level 7.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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3 Thank JodyNg
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Property: King Shi Hotel
Address: 7F, No.142 Kummim Street, Taipei 108, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Taipei
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #347 of 574 Hotels in Taipei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — King Shi Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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