The Grand Hotel


4.5 star hotel
1 Zhongshan N Road Sec 4 Zhongshan Taipei
See nearby area

Lonely Planet review

This landmark Taipei hotel is a pleasant if kitchsy place to stay, with excellent English service, a range of top-notch restaurants, and dreamy views over the Keelung River (the hotel rests on the side of Jiantan Mountain). Just don't take the claims of traditional architectural grandeur too seriously. This is Old China about as much as General Tso's Chicken.

The hotel was first established in 1952 as Chiang Kai-shek felt Taipei had no proper hotels for hosting foreign dignitaries. The main building was completed in 1973 on the grounds of the former Taipei Grand Shrine, though it underwent major renovations after a fire in 1995. Today there are three main sections, including the Golden Dragon (the newest and where most foreign guests are put) and the Chi Lin (older and smoky but offering the best views over the river). Interior rooms in the main building are small, ageing and have no windows.

Our independent authors have visited The Grand Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Taipei.

Services & facilities

  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Wi-Fi
    • Internet access
  • Swimming pool
    • Swimming pool
    • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Shop
    • Shopping on site
    • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Cards accepted
    • Jcb international
    • Visa
    • Diners club
    • American express
    • Mastercard
  • Spa
    • Health club
    • Hair salon
    • Sauna
    • Spa tub
    • Beauty services
  • Guest services
    • Express check-in
    • Tours/ticket assistance
    • Multilingual staff
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Porter/bellhop
    • Tour assistance
    • Room service (limited hours)
    • Express check-out
  • Recreation
    • Tennis on site
  • Transport/transfers
    • Limo or town car service available
  • Bar
    • Poolside bar
    • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Coffee shop or café
  • Luggage storage
    • Luggage storage
    • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessibility
    • Elevator/lift
  • Breakfast
    • Breakfast service
  • Parking
    • Free parking
  • Family
    • Babysitting or childcare
  • Non-smoking
    • Smoke-free property
  • Housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Concierge
    • Concierge desk
  • Bureau de Change/ATM
    • Currency exchange
  • Air Conditioning
    • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Pets
    • Pets not allowed

Description provided by property

Property Location A stay at The Grand Hotel places you in the heart of Taipei, walking distance from Taipei Story House and Taipei Fine Arts Museum. This 4.5-star hotel is within close proximity of Xinsheng Park and Confucius Temple.

Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 427 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Premium TV channels provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature makeup/shaving mirrors and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as direct-dial phones with voice mail.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Don’t miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including a health club, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional amenities include babysitting/childcare, gift shops/newsstands, and a hair salon.

Dining Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves lunch and dinner. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café, and room service (during limited hours) is provided. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and audiovisual equipment. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a ballroom, banquet facilities, and exhibit space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge, and free parking is available onsite.

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