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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Arrived there at around 4pm and found Doris Home just down the road from the tourist centre where is also the bus drop-off point. We entered from the pharmacy and Xiao You's parents welcomed us warmly and invited us to put our heavy bags down in their shop first. To my delight, their resident cats Nunu and Guo Jiang was...

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GregDORISHOME, 業者 at Doris Home, responded to this review

Hi Felicia V, Thank you very much for your sharing! It's great to know that you two had a lovely time in Sun Moon Lake, with the lovely cats!! ^_^ Hope we could meet you again and you could stay more days. Wish you all the best! 小游 & 朵爸朵媽 DORIS HOME

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We travel in 6 and rent the entire place (three rooms with the living area). Our first impression even started from Greg, the reservation process went very smooth and Greg even waited for us at the Bus station because he thought we might get lost. Big thanks to you, Greg. Greg started our stay by introducing both Doris Home and...

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GregDORISHOME, 業者 at Doris Home, responded to this review

Hi bijoubijoux, Thank you and really appreciate of your great review. Do you remember the big rain when you arrived? It rained cats and dogs and I was afraid that you will fall on the street. It turned you "Fall" for DORIS HOME. haha We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in Sun Moon Lake. Hope to see you...

Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 7 May 2015

A perfect place to stay when in Sun Moon Lake. The rooms are lovely and comfortable. The location is great. They have two bikes the guests can use to go around the area or bike along the lake. Greg was very accommodating and helpful. He even volunteered to buy our bus tickets going to Alishan and answered all my questions/concerns...

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GregDORISHOME, 業者 at Doris Home, responded to this review

Hi catslao, Thank you very much for you kindly review. We miss the time walking into the dark line to see those blinking fireflies. Wish to see you all next time and maybe we could see some other things, like cherry blossom or Tong Oil Tree? It must be very interesting!! ^_^ Greg DORIS HOME

Baguio, Philippines
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

This is the perfect place to stay in Sun Moon Lake. The rooms are lovely and the amenities are very adequate, the location is the best and the owners are very accommodating. It seems you're never away from home. If given another chance to visit Taiwan again, I will definitely head back to Sun Moon Lake and stay at Doris...

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GregDORISHOME, 業者 at Doris Home, responded to this review

Hi Vjpimentel, Thank you for your great review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in DORIS HOME. Please definitely come back again, or maybe I could visit Philippine again. I'm really interested at your winter capital. (sorry I forgot the name again ><) Wish you all the best and see you next time. Greg Yu DORIS HOME

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 24 April 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed one night at Doris Home. I made all the arrangements with Greg via email, who by the way, has perfect English. While Greg wasn't there the day that we stayed, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Yu, are lovely (though they only speak mandarin or taiwanese). The location of Doris home is just a couple minutes...

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GregDORISHOME, 業者 at Doris Home, responded to this review

Hi Melinda, Thank you very much and we are glad that you shared your feeling here! We appreciate your review on tripadvisor. Sorry that I was not here to receive you guys. (this is Greg :P) And yes, my parents are like mom and dad, aren't they!! LOL I'm happy to know that you had a good time in Sun...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 April 2015

This time was me and my hubby, Steven stayed 2 nights ( 5 - 7 March ) in Doris Home. Greg and his mum ( Mrs Yu or 朵媽 ) greet us on our arrival and we chatted for a while. The moment I stepped in Doris Room, I feel like this is my 2nd home. It's was so cosy...

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GregDORISHOME, 業者 at Doris Home, responded to this review

Dear Betty, Thank you so much for your touching review. We were very happy to receive you again and glad to meet Steven. Hope next time, Gwen and Steven and your family could come together! That time, maybe we'll have a new guest house to give you more comfortable experience! Wish you all have a best life in Singapore! ^_^...

Reviewed 26 March 2015

Stayed with my daughter for 1 night at Doris Home, this is the best minsu that we stayed for the past 10 days in Taiwan. The minsu was very clean and well maintain. The owner was very helpful that they carried our luggage to the room and also able to store our luggage after checked out. Would definitely stay this...

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GregDORISHOME, 業者 at Doris Home, responded to this review

Hi Wu W, Thank you so much for your great review sharing. We would love to receive you again with your daughter in the future. And definitely wish you could take the hot air balloon next time! ^_^ Greg DORIS HOME

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

I have nothing but compliments and praises for Doris Home. Service - Prompt email replies when I was arranging the stay and excellent service when we arrived, with detailed explanations on the areas nearby and what we should look out for as we tour around sun moon lake. Location - a less than 5 minutes walk to Shuishe pier and...

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GregDORISHOME, 業者 at Doris Home, responded to this review

Hi elliotmomkat, Thank you so much for your great review! We are trying hard to make guests feel like staying at home. And very happy that you had it! Please come again if you visit Taiwan next time, maybe pass by and have some coffee here. We'll be glad to have an afternoon with you. ^_^ 小游 DORIS HOME

Singapore
Reviewed 31 January 2015

When my friend and I first arrived (The location was relatively easy to find after dropping off at the visitor centre), we were warmly welcomed by the host, Greg. The place albeit small was well furnished and decorated and has a homely feeling. Best of all, it was decorated with a cat theme! The host quickly settled us down and...

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GregDORISHOME, 業者 at Doris Home, responded to this review

Hi AshleyJae, Thank you so much! It seems you had a awesome time in Sun Moon Lake. We are happy that you love here. Hope to see you next time when you visit Taiwan and please come to see our cats again. ^_^ Greg Yu DORIS HOME

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 January 2015

It's a rare chance that I will stay at the same place again, especially in Taiwan where there are lots of Homestay to choose from. Decided to stayed with Doris home again after my last trip 2 years back, was mainly to get back the "down to earth homestay" feeling which I have yet to find in other Homestay that...

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GregDORISHOME, 業者 at Doris Home, responded to this review

Hey Hawick, Thank you for visiting Sun Moon Lake this year and we are super glad to have you here again. We are ready for your next arriving. ^_^ Really look forward to it!! Greg DORIS HOME

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A home style bed & breakfast in Sun Moon Lake, just minutes from the lakeshore. Want to have a cozy easy vacation with cats in Sun Moon Lake? DORIS HOME is a good choice to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Doris Home

Address: No.123 Zhongshan Road, Sun Moon Lake, Yuchih Township, Nantou 555, Taiwan
Region: Taiwan > Nantou
Price Range: $88 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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