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Howard Civil Service International House

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Reviewed 26 October 2014

From outward appearances, the hotel seems to be quite reasonable. However, on repeated occasions, the hotel staff have overcharged me by asking to pay twice, or to pay for a room already paid for in advance. Only through the intervention of a third party / authority have we then been successful in getting a refund for the overcharged amount. I...

2Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 20 September 2014

We were several days in this hotel by invitation of the Taiwanese civil service (who are in the same building!), so I have no idea about prices.... :) However, we liked the hotel. Rooms were big and excellent, soundproof and with good airco. Very good bed. Breakfest was okay (but not very special, as more often in Taiwan do not...

2Thank BramNetherlands
Antibes, France
Reviewed 5 September 2014

The room was quite simple, with a single bed, a fridge, table and bathroom. Not very spacious though. The reception staffs spoke English and helped to get taxis as necessary. The room also has an AC. The room service was good and prompt. The buffet for breakfast, lunch, dinner are quite good in the restaurant. There were lots of options...

Thank SoumyaKDatta
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This room was booked for me and I only stayed three days but it was quite pleasant. I had a single room with a single bed which was quite comfortable. I could adjust the temperature as needed so sleeping was no problem even when it was hot. The room and attached bathroom were quite clean and the buffet for breakfast...

Thank PrinterBird
Baguio, Philippines
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights attending a Buddhist retreat. I used to live in Taipei (83-85) so speak a bit of Mandarin. This is more a business or conferance type hotel not a 5 star hotel which is fine as you are paying a fair rate. Staff are attentive. Rooms are simple but clean and all works well. As...

3Thank kadampa
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Reviewed 8 June 2014

The hotel was booked for us, so I can't comment on the price. We stayed in a suite and found it very comfortable and quiet. The breakfast buffet was great and surroundings were pleasant. Convenient services were available onsite, including a laundromat and store, as well as free wifi. The highlight was definitely the full-size swimming pool and hot tub.

Thank Sanae K
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2014

So I'm back at the Howard Civil Service house for another conference. This time round I booked a suite (two of us staying there this time) as my needs were a bit different. The suites are lovely, however the room seemed to have problems with it's water supply. One morning there was no hot water and on other days the...

1Thank Rupal937
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I stayed here on a business trip, visiting National Taiwan University which is just a few hundred yards down the street. I wasn't footing the bill, but I can say that the rooms - I stayed some of the time in a double and then in a single - were comfortable and quiet, and I found the staff helpful. One...

Thank PhilColorado
Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 May 2014

The first indicator that this place had fallen off a cliff is the room key was held together with scotch tape. Then I noticed the cardboard holder where they write your room number had been reused several times. They write in pencil and reads it each time. I saw 3 single rooms on 2 floors before asking to leave. Carpets...

5Thank History_Professor122
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 March 2014

I was at the hotel for a week for business trip. Pro Rooms are nice. Easy to find cab to & from hotel. Cons: Hardly few staff speak English. Internet policy and service & price is pathetic. Does not have any decent option for vegan.

2Thank Mital21

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Howard Civil Service International House

Address: No.30, Section 3, Hsinsheng South Road, Daan Dist, Taipei 106, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Taipei
Price Range: $111 - $711 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Howard Civil Service International House 5*
Number of rooms: 275
Also Known As:
Howard Civil Service International Hotel Taipei
Howard International Hotel
Hotel Style:
#67 Luxury Hotel in Taipei
#70 Business Hotel in Taipei
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