Lonely Planet Writer

There's an ultimate hotel for gamers in Taiwan and it’s every geek’s dream

For PC gamers, being away from their beloved console for long periods of time can be a bit stressful, but for one hotel in Taiwan catering for the geeky guest is not an issue. i hotel, located in the Taoyuan District near the international airport, offers its customers more than just a bed to lie in. In a complete breakaway from the norm, the hotel boasts an incredible selection of gaming stations with two in each room rigged with i5-7400 processors, 16GB of RAM, GTX 1080 Ti GPU and DXRacer gaming chairs.

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Not only that, but when you’re caught up with the latest League of Legends or Dota 2 session, you can then plonk onto the bed and check out the latest eSports channel on the 46″ inch TV screen in the room. The lobby itself also is a sight to behold as i hotel have an impressive large gaming arena installed just in case you want to game with friends.

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Each room costs around $100-a-night, but the hotel also does hourly rates if you’re just looking to have a gaming session. There’s a $12-an-hour rate during weekends which jumps to $75 for 15 hours. YouTuber Joeman has a walk-through of the hotel, and while you might not speak Chinese, you can definitely appreciate what’s on offer there.

The hotel claims to be “Asia’s No. 1 E-sport hotel”. Be right back, we’re just booking our flights.