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Fuyam Tourist Home
Ranked #1 of 52 Taoyuan B&B and Inns
Singapore
1 review
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“Fantastic”
Reviewed November 8, 2010

We would like to thank Mr & Mrs Chung and our driver and guide, Sky for their very warm hospitality and kindness. We indeed enjoyed our 2 nights stay very much, with the fantastic view from our room, the delicious food that Mrs Chung prepared and the kindness of everybody at Fu Yam. We would highly recommend anyone who wishes to get away from the city and have some peace and quiet to stay in Fu Yam. We hope to be able to return again in the near future. Once again thanks a lot for everything! The persimmons that Mrs Chung gave us for our trip back to Taipei was delicious!

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled with friends
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Brianchung, Public Relations Manager at Fuyam Tourist Home, responded to this review, November 8, 2010
Thanks for your comment.It's really touching.
Looking forward to see you again in the furture.

Brian
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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 1, 2010

My family of 5 ( with one elder,one young child )spent 2 nights in Fu-Yam. The whole package was good with the host arranging pick up from the airport and sending us to our next destination in taipei. Saving us a lot of inconveinence.

What we like most is the natural setting we stay in, hospitality of the host, food and the relax manner of the intinery planned.
Places of interest we visited are: Lala mountain thousand years old trees, fruit farms ( perssimons and kiwi fruit ),some old town along the way,fish and crab farms.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled with family
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Brianchung, Public Relations Manager at Fuyam Tourist Home, responded to this review, November 2, 2010
Thanks for the lovely comment.Your comment is the best award for us.
Brian
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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2010

Can not agreed more with all the reviews on this resort in Tripadvisor .. anyway, my version ..

Great stay and home stay experience in FuYam. Very good service and hospitality provided by Chung senior and Ah Khui (Mr Wu). Resort located in the valley surrounded by a lot of green. Though it took about 2.5 hrs to the resort from TaoYuan airport, it worth the travel . Along the way , you can stop over to enjoy some titbits , and enjoy the scenery. Must have a stop over in Da-Si old town. Tried their bean curd (not the smelly one) , Yam rice and the peanut candy .

Go to their website and select the choice of your room. All are nicely done ( wish the bed be softer though ).

Dinner, lunches and breakfast were great .. cooked by Mrs Chung and Ah Khui. Simple Hakka cookings , yet delicious . We finished almost every meals .. clean plate club ! If you see or have carving for certain food , you can also suggest and they might be able to cook for you.

Activities wise .. for a more relaxing stay .. do plan for 3D/2N in Lala Shan. What we did on this trip ..
1) Visited LaLa Shan forest reserved ... close encounter with 2000+ yrs old tree
2) Visited Fish Farm
3) Fishing @ LaLa Stream
4) Visited Peach Farm. Fu Yam has a few fruits tree too.
5) Exploring nearby area by foot .. look for Bugs , Butterfly and frogs

My recommendation (for foreigner only) if you planning to try out this place ..
1) Maximize your experience .. stay during local off peak season.
2) Bring some of your local delicacy or cooked food stuff or beverage .. for sharing in dinner time. it would be good to bring along stuff like the ready make packet, Bak-Kut-Teh, Curry Fish Head , dry meat, etc .. or maybe you should cook a dish ..
3) Bring torch light and mosquito repellent .. for wondering @ night
4) Expect good socializing .. mingle with the rest of the guest .. most are friendly
5) If you staying in a few places in Taiwan, they can arrange the trip for you .. for instance, you might want to try Yilan, TaiChung, PengHu, etc .

Lastly, Senior Chung is a very warm and chatty person .. in his best mood, you can sample his liquor collection .. rice wine, red wine, etc .. Hope you have a good trip

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled with family
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Cologne, Germany
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Reviewed May 2, 2010

The place is surrounded by beautiful nature and the quality of sleep is great. The owners are incredibly nice and warm people. We travelled with two little children, and we felt ourselves immediatly at home, truly and heartly welcomed. The food was wonderful. We were taken to Mount Lala Ancient Trees, and to some wonderful little fruit and fish farms around. We would certainly recommend this place, and we would like very much to revisit Fu-Yam.

  • Stayed November 2007, traveled with family
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Taipei
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Reviewed March 2, 2010

Fu-Yam is situated in a valley surrounded by the beautiful La La mountain. Greeted by the cherry blossoms and the amazing sceneries, I thought I was in a dream. The three rooms that my friends and I stayed in are clean, cozy and cute. And they reminded me so much of my house back in Canada.
The hosts were very hospitable. And the food was superb! I love how they grow their own vegetables and make them into traditional hakka cuisine (just like how mommy used to make for me). They also provide unlimited herbal tea and other drinks in the dining room for everyone to enjoy.
In my humble opinion, staying up, drinking a pot of nice herbal tea, and enjoying the stars and the companion in my own front yard is by far the best way to celebrate any holidays.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled with friends
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Brianchung, PRM at Fuyam Tourist Home, responded to this review, March 3, 2010
Thanks for your comment.
We are happy that you like our place
Fuyam will be the second home for our guests.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 23, 2010

A 2-night stay at Fu-Yam Tourist Home 福緣山莊 was a most memorable way to kick start our Taiwan holiday.

Located in the scenic Mt. Lala in the state of Taoyuan, this tourist home is surrounded by mountain rocks, forests and creeks.

There are quite a few units with different rooms. The one we were given is newly renovated. 2 big double beds and for the 5th person (that's me), I was given bedding for the floor but that's still quite comfortable.

We were picked up at the airport by the elder brother of Mr. Chung, the owner of Fu-Yam. (His son made such a nice welcome sign with my dad's name that we actually brought it home as a keepsake.)The journey took around 2-3 hours but it was worth it.

Air is great. We heard that Mt. Lala has one of the highest levels of oxygen among Taiwan's numerous mountains.

Situated just beside a creek, you can enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings by taking a nice dip.

Food (homecooked Hakka dishes by Mrs. Chung) were fantastic. You will be able to see from my food pics, which doesn't do enough justice.

The owners - Mr. and Mrs. Chung (鐘莊主), the elder Mr. Chung (who drove us around) and their helpers were really very friendly and hospitable. They arranged for us to visit the Lalashan Forest Reserve to see the ancient trees, and also visited a fruit farm to buy peaches (水密桃). On our 2nd night, they sat down to have tea and also shared with us their homemade spring blossom wine while we chatted under a starry night.

All in all, this is an unforgettable and highly recommended experience! Visit their website at www.fu-yam.com.tw.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
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Brianchung, PR M Brian at Fuyam Tourist Home, responded to this review, February 25, 2010
Thanks for your comment
it helps a lot

Brian
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SINGAPORE
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 23, 2010

Fantastic place to stay if you are looking for a destination away from the city.
Air is fresh, food is good, pple are super friendly!
I still remember we needed to access email for confirmation on our next destination and hotel, they offer to let us use their personal computer and even help us liase with the next hotel that we are going.
They cook the best food on earth SERIOUSLY! I miss the FISH.........
Room was spacious and the scenic will definately blow you away.
Downside of it is that the journey in is really long but is definately worth the trip down.
My advice, stay for more than 1 night, we regretted that we did not manage to extend our stay due to our tight schedule. :)

  • Stayed August 2007, traveled with friends
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Property: Fuyam Tourist Home
Address: No.180-7 Block 11, Hualing Village, Fuxing Town, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Location: Taiwan > Taoyuan
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites
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Ranked #1 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Taoyuan
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Hotel Class:3 star — Fuyam Tourist Home 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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