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“Hot Spring only” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Antong Spring Hotel
Ranked #45 of 125 Hotels in Hualien
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Hot Spring only”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2013

We only visited the hot spring area, we didn't stay in the hotel. The hot springs were good, nice and clean pools although the water was a bit smelly which is understandable being mineral water. The fittings looked a bit corroded too, but again that is understandable. There are private bathrooms available to have for free for 50min. Then there is the outdoor hot bath area where the pools (several) range from 32° to 50°. There are massage jets of spraying water which is quite relaxing. The change area is clean and separate from the wet shower area which is good. I really liked it.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Milwaukee
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43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013

The water from the Hot Springs evidently is at ph 8.6. The fittings in the room are all corroded and when you run the water or flush the toilet the smell is pretty bad. The rooms are very basic, clean but aged and there is the pervasive smell from the water. The breakfast buffet was very basic, the coffee for example was in a glass container, on a hot plate, and was already mixed with milk.
We were there the first week in October 2013, not many other visitors, so we had the run of the Hot Spring pools very much to ourselves. There are a number of pools, with water flowing from pipes. at different temperatures from cool to hot. These pools are nicely laid out. We had to purchase bathing caps for NT$35 each, even though we have very little hair, and yet the Taiwanese that were in the pool didn't.
If it weren't for the Hot Springs I would rate the Hotel as "1", if it were prime vacation season, I wouldn't want to be there at all.
One nice aspect, is that the Original bath house is still there, hidden by the "modern" one. This is now what appears to be a Geisha House and is interesting to wander through.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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311 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

This is a very nice hot spring near the pass between the valley and coastal side of the coastal range. It has an outside common area with pools that were about 42 and 35 degrees C and another pool with a hot waterfall at about 45 degrees C. The cooler pools have several deluge pipes that users can activate to give either a deluge over the top of your head or an angled one that is ideal for massaging your neck and shoulders. Indoors, the changing and shower area also has hot, medium and cold plunge pools. There is also an entirely indoor spa to which you can also buy a ticket. (You can buy a ticket for outside, indoor or both.) The hotel also looks like a decent place to stay although we came only for the hot spring.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Antong Spring Hotel
Address: No.36 Wenquan, Lehe Village, Yuli Town, Hualien 981, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Hualien
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
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Ranked #45 of 125 Hotels in Hualien
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Hotel Class:3 star — Antong Spring Hotel 3*
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