Lonely Planet review
The Taiwan is a decent, if somewhat bland, midrange choice whose popularity is assured by its central location. It's a good night's sleep, and a good head start to the big-ticket items that you've come to Běijīng to enjoy.
Standards are a bit small, but a sprucing up has left them with a new paint job and scratch-free fixtures. The design is neither stylish nor off-putting. It simply is. Beds have a medium firmness, uninspiring bedding, and four pillows (a nice touch). Bathrooms are bathrooms. A few surprises, like video on demand, satellite TV, safe and minibar - rare in rooms of this price - add value. In short, this is a place where you won't be pampered, but you might be surprised by what you get. The underground station is a 5min walk away, but much of what you want to see and do in Běijīng is probably within walking distance.
Our independent authors have visited Taiwan Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Běijīng.
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