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San Francisco
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32 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location: close to shopping mall. All the shopping and restaurants are within walking distance. Subway is near by but you do need to walk about 10 minutes. Taipei tax is very easy to get and cheap. The quality of tax drivers are excellent. Rooms: clean and comfortable. Bathroom is modern. There is a huge japaness style soaking tub and bath... More 

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Thank gchuang101
Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear gchuang101, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at San Want Residences Taipei. We are extremely happy to learn that you found the location of our hotel to be convenient and that you enjoyed our very comfortable and well-equipped room, the varied breakfast buffet, and last but not least, our... More 

Tanjung Pandan, Indonesia
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121 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice small business hotel in a good location. The staff service is superb compared to other luxury hotel. Feel really treated as a guest here. The room is quite old but its still nice. The bed is not really comfortable but other than that everything is okay. The breakfast area is small but the food quality is... More 

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Thank Marwan1985
Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear Marwan1985, Thank you for choosing to stay at San Want Residences Taipei and for taking time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to read that our team members were able to make you feel so welcome and that you enjoyed a comfortable stay with us. Compared to other big name hotels opened recently in Taipei, we... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first experience in Taipei and stayed at the San Want Residences for four wonderful nights. Room facilities were amazing, so comforting and pampering, almost like home. The courteous and welcoming staff were outstanding and second to none. A wonderful spread of delicious breakfast choices not forgetting fresh fruits served daily in the room. What an amazing experience, highly recommended... More 

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear Lim T, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our hotel. We are delighted to read that you have enjoyed so many aspects of your stay, including our very comfortable and well- equipped guest rooms, the lovely buffet-style breakfast, and last but not least, the attentive and personalized service provided by our staff.... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent for 8 years I've stayed there..you will not be disappointed staff is amazing. I had moved a pillow from sofa to bed because it was firmer for neck support. House keeping notice and put extra firmer pillows on bed with a note...wow

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Thank dmp3006
Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear dmp3006, Thank you so much for the kind comments about your recent stay with us. We really appreciate your loyalty over the past 8 years. It is our pleasure to look after you during your stay, and we are thrilled to read that our staff went an extra mile to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Our staff... More 

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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room are big with good facilities. That do have a small Hot pool like the Japanese " onsen " so you can soak in take a warm bath to relax. They do prepare a recycle shopping bag for you too. That was very thoughtful when you are out for shopping. Service staff was very friendly & helpful. They did help... More 

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Thank Ronnie T
Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear Ronnie, Thank you for choosing to stay at San Want Residences Taipei for such a special occasion and for taking time to share your experience with us. It was truly an honor to be able to assist you in celebrating your wedding anniversary and we are so happy to know that you and your wife had such a wonderful... More 

New York
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I stayed at the San Want Residences for four nights and didn't want to leave. The room was very comfortable and the staff outstanding. Each floor is small, giving an intimate feeling when you get off the elevator, but there are enough floors to support a big buffet breakfast with many choices. There's also an inviting lounge on the ground... More 

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear hifromny, Thank you very much for reviewing your stay at San Want Residences Taipei. It is a great pleasure to read that you like the hotel, and we really appreciate all your kind comments regarding our rooms, breakfast and service. San Wan Residences is a boutique hotel with only 81 rooms, we might be small but we think big.... More 

Singapore
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98 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This hotel lives up to its Small Luxury Hotel (SLH) billing, from the moment you arrive at their doorstep. There is always someone at the door to receive guests or greet returning visitors, and care is taken to introduce first time visitors to the hotel's services, like the reading lounge downstairs (handy for when you are waiting for your airport... More 

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear lilacfields, Thank you for staying at San Want Residences Taipei and for taking your precious time to share your comments with us. We are overjoyed to read that you enjoyed the superb location of the hotel, our comfortable,well-appointed rooms with views overlooking the beautiful LinSen Park, and last but not least, the friendly and attentive service offered by our... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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88 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Booked for 3 nights in a Studio Double room. The staff at this hotel are the real highlight. Always a nice greeting and willing to help you in any way possible. My stay was interrupted by typhoon Megi, and there was some serious weather outside. But the hotel staff were always there, managing the front doors, keeping the floors dry... More 

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Thank Phil H
Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear Phil H, Thank you very much for your valuable feedback regarding your recent stay at San Want Residences Taipei. Taiwan was hit by typhoons twice last month, the first one hit the southern areas of the island, and then the second one, Megi, brought extremely heavy rain and strong gusts of wind mainly to the northern areas and then... More 

San Jose
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

You can't help but be happy with the service at San Want Residences and they have staff fluent in English and Japanese. The rooms are very nice with a view of Linsen Park and have luxurious touches like the multi-function toilet and separate shower plus separate Japanese-style bath. Don't confuse this hotel with the San Want hotel where the rooms... More 

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear Lenny P, Thank you very much for choosing San Want Residences Taipei and for posting such an informative review. We appreciate your compliment regarding our room facilities as well as the service offered by our friendly yet professional staff. Your compliment is without a doubt the best reward for us and has been shared with the entire team. Just... More 

London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Absolutely one of the best hotels in Taipei - located close enough to yet away from the hustle and bustle. The rooms were extremely spacious, clean and there's a great array of toiletries provided in the bathroom. Guest services were also fantastic, everyone from concierge, front desk and even the housekeeping were friendly and did not mind going the extra... More 

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Public_Relati0ns, Guest Relations Manager at San Want Residences, responded to this review

Dear FRXY, Thank you very much for your review regarding your stay at San Want Residences Taipei. We are thrilled to read that our staff were able to make your stay so pleasant and comfortable, and that you had a such a fantastic time here with us. As you have correctly mentioned in your review, the location of our hotel... More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
About San Want Residences TaipeiSan Want Residences Taipei formally opened its doors for business in March 2008 and aims to exceed guest satisfaction and achieve the attentiveness found in leading luxury hotels. San Want Residences Taipei is a sophisticated bolt-hole in the centre of Taipei, a tranquil alternative to staying in a bustling city hotel. Located in Taipei Nanjing East Road, and adjacent to the LinSen Park, the hotel is surrounded with international designers’ boutiques and offers easy accessibility to MRT station. San Want Residences Taipei is the latest boutique property carefully selected to join Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH). The hotel has an impressive collection of artworks and sculptures by contemporary Taiwanese artists, adding a special element to your experience. In addition to the museum boutique concept, the hotel also offers office use facilities especially for our business travelers. Equipped with selected office stationeries, the spacious office desk features multifunction HP laser jet machine to fax, print and copy. With an access to project laptop screens to the 37” High-Definition LCD television, each guestroom offers wireless and high-speed fiber optic Internet Access and free cell phone rental to fully support your business requests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Want Residences

Address: No.128 Section 1, Nanjing East Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Taipei
Price Range: $193 - $917 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — San Want Residences 4.5*
Number of rooms: 81
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Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Taipei
#4 Luxury Hotel in Taipei
#13 Business Hotel in Taipei
#19 Romantic Hotel in Taipei
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“Higher rooms with park view.”
 of 5 bubbles 834limt, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the front face a park across the street.”
 of 5 bubbles hifromny, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room facing the park on a higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles lilacfields, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a high room,”
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“ask for upgrades if you can”
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