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Palais de Chine
Taipei, TaiwanEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At Palais de Chine
The Paris-inspired Palais de Chine, next to Taipei's main train station, brings European-style service to one of Asia's largest cities.
Thanks to the influx of travelers (many from neighboring China), new hotels are popping up around Taipei, including the Palais de Chine, which looks to Paris for its design inspiration. Conveniently located at the hub of five train lines, the property features 286 art-nouveau rooms and suites, all with plush fabrics, oversize soaking tubs, and windows that look onto the bustling Datong neighborhood. Head to the three jewel-toned Grand Halls—usually reserved for meetings and banquets—to be transported to Opera de Paris, complete with a double-height draped ceiling and 18 crystal chandeliers. Like Taipei's evolving food scene, Palais de Chine's dining options are a mix of international flavors: steak straight from the wood-fire oven at La Rotisserie, a French-inspired grill; dim-sum at Le Palais, the Cantonese spot; and a proper cup of Palais de Chine's signature tea served all afternoon in the European tea house.
Be careful when deciding to share a room; open-concept bathrooms offer little privacy.
As is the case with many high-tech lighting systems, this one can be confusing. Be sure to ask for a complete walk through at check-in, or you may be sleeping with the lights on.
Arrive at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) which is approximately 29 miles from the hotel. Anticipate about 60 to 75 minutes of travel time depending on traffic.No. 3 Section 1, Chengdu Road, Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- 24-hour Business Center
- Business Services
- Fitness Center
- e-Butler Service
- Wireless Internet
- Flat-screen TVs
- Cable + Satellite TV
- Hi-Fi Audio Systems
- IDD Phones
- Media Hubs
- Working Desk
- In-room Safes
- Mini Bars
- Coffee + Tea Facilities
- Complimentary Shoe Shine
- Dual Voltage + Multi-pin Sockets
- 2 Restaurants
- Tea Salon
- VIP Lounge
- Private Dining
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Why We Love Taipei
The capital of this island nation offers a mix of the ancient and modern, with historic temples and palaces alongside luxury boutiques and Taipei 101, the second-tallest building in the world.
4F. No.190, Song Jiang Rd.
Tours from $45.
Outdoor Excursion: Just eight miles north of Taipei, the 28,000-acre Yangmingshan National Park (formerly a sulfur mine) is filled with hiking trails lined with cherry blossom trees.
Jhuzihhu Rd., Beitou District.
Where to Eat: Steamed dumplings and buns are found throughout Taiwan, but perhaps the most famous version is served at DinTaiFung, a cash-only restaurant in the downtown Songshan neighborhood.
B1F. No.45, Shifu Rd.
Dinner for two $20.
Where to Drink: Find the young and beautiful Taiwanese types at Room18, a swanky, neon-lit nightclub that features a large dance floor and guest DJs spinning electro hip-hop mash-ups.
22 SongShou Rd, B1.
Why Go Now
June 23, 2012
Taipei Dragon Boat Festival
On the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, Taiwanese fill up on zhongzi (rice dumplings) and head to the city's rivers and lakes for a dragon-boat race.
Dajia Riverside Park.
Yingge International Ceramics Festival
Yingge, a village 35 minutes south of Taipei by train, is known for its ceramic items and a festival devoted to the craft.
September 30, 2012
The Moon Festival
Locals celebrate the autumn harvest and the 1368 downfall of the Yuan Dynasty with traditional moon cakes and music performances.