Where to Stay in Taipei: From Budget to Luxury – KKday Blog

Taipei is a city for every kind of traveler. From the solo backpacker, to the Instagram glam girl squad, or the family bunch, you’ll easily fill up your whole itinerary with interesting stuff to do. Here’s your guide to the best accommodations in Taipei, from budget to luxury.

For Backpackers and Budget Travelers:

Flip Flop Hostel

Where to Stay in Taipei: Budget to Luxury Guide
Where to Stay in Taipei: Flip Flop Hostel

It’s not just the affordable bed space that makes Flip Flop Hostel a long time favorite among backpackers (although it’s a definite plus). With it’s clean and colorful interiors, and friendly staff, travelers from every corner of the world feel right at home here. Enjoy its convenient location right by Taipei Main Station, but be sure to join in at least one of the many fun community activities Flip Flop Hostel hosts every night (READ: Why you should stay at the Flip Flop Hostel)

Address: 122 Chang’an W Road, Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan
Price: Starts at 600 NTD/Bed ($21 USD)

For Families:

Dandy Hotel by Daan Forest Park

If you’re traveling with kids or senior citizens in company, you’ll want to stay closer away from noisy bustle of its bars and night markets. The Dandy Hotel’s Daan Forest Park branch is a great choice for families looking for a quiet night after jam-packed day of touring. It’s located right by the scenic and sprawling Daan Park, but also well-connected to Taipei’s MRT trains (READ: Taipei by Train) and the Taoyuan Airport. The rooms are spacious, quirkily decorated, and are pretty affordable for the area.

Address: No.33, Sec. 3, Xinyi Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City 106, Taiwan
Room Prices: Start at 2,100 NTD/Night ($71 USD)

For the Luxury Hotels with a View:

Grand Hotel

Where to Stay in Taipei: Budget to Luxury Guide
Where to Stay in Taipei: Grand Hotel (Wikimedia Commons/WT-shared)

Feel like an emperor when you stay over at the Grand Hotel. Designed with a fusion of classical Chinese architecture and contemporary palace architecture, the Grand Hotel is as much a Taiwan landmark as it is a luxury hotel. It sits on Jiantan Mountain and overlooks the Keelung River, giving visitors a spectacular view, royal view.

Address: No.1, Sec. 4, Zhongshan N. Rd., Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City 10461
Room Prices: Starts at 4,500 NTD/Night ($155 USD)

W Hotel

Where to Stay in Taipei: Budget to Luxury Guide
Where to Stay in Taipei: W Hotel (Flickr/Ernest Chiang)

The W Hotel is where Taiwan’s celebrities stay to be seen. And it’s easy to see why. Located at the heart of the trendy Xinyi District, everything from nightlife entertainment and retail therapy, to decadent food and iconic Taipei attractions is just a walk away. Don’t check-out without having a few drinks at the hotel’s WOOBAR, which fronts the pool.

Address: 10 Zhongxiao East Road Sec. 5, Xinyi District, Taipei, 110, Taiwan
Room Prices: Start at 10,000 NTD/Night ($343 USD)

Mandarin Oriental

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With fine dining restaurants, its own private spa, and wedding amenities, Mandarin Oriental, Taipei certainly sets the standard for luxury accommodations. Guests check in to be spoiled and leave without being disappointed.

Address:  No. 158 Dunhua North Road , 10548 Taipei City, Taiwan
Room Prices: Start at 10,000 NTD/Night ($343 USD)

Airbnb by Neighborhood

These days, travelers have a lot more options when it comes to their accommodations. So if you’d rather try your luck booking an Airbnb (we’ve got some useful tips to help you out), then read up on the best areas to stay in Taipei.


Where to Stay in Taipei: Budget to Luxury Guide
Where to Stay in Taipei: Ximending District

Often called the ‘Harajuku of Taipei,’ Ximending is highly popular among Taipei’s youth—and in turn, tourists. Here you’ll find endless streets of malls, restaurants, bars, and of course—the Ximending Night Market.


Where to Stay in Taipei: Budget to Luxury Guide
Where to Stay in Taipei: Xinyi District

In Xinyi, you’ll find the finer things of  Taipei. With its luxury hotels and celebrity-grade establishments, Xinyi is glitzy and glamorous. Its most famous resident? None other than Taipei 101.


Where to Stay in Taipei: Budget to Luxury Guide
Where to Stay in Taipei: Zhongzheng District

One of Taipei’s quieter neighborhoods, and great for travelers on a budget. It’s quite some distance from the busier parts of the city, but is a major transportation hub. If you’re planning to travel outside of Taipei, Zhongzheng is easily accessible to the Taiwan Railway Station.