Hotel Éclat – Boutique Taipei Accommodation Review

Luxury boutique hotel stay in vibrant Taipei

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Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan, lives with the memories of Sun Yat-Sen and Chian Kai-Shek, the founders of the Republic of China. In recent times, this north Asian metropolis has been drawing attention as a hotspot of the tourism circuit. Taipei has a welcoming ambience, ultra-modern infrastructure to showcase the nation’s history and cosmopolitan culture. To meet the growth in tourism and the needs of business travellers, the city has plenty of good accommodation options. Five-star hotel, Hotel Éclat, is one such option that is appealing to travellers.

Hotel Eclat

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Where is Hotel Eclat?

Convenient location in the heart of trendy and fashionable Da-an district is a great plus of this gracious boutique property listed as a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Most of Taipei’s tourist attractions are nearby. For more things to do in Taiwan check out this excellent Taiwan itinerary

The energetic can easily walk up to the iconic Taipei101 tower and the surrounding shopping and eating quarter.

Although taxis in Taipei are cheap and easily available at the hotel’s entrance, using the city’s underground metro railway system from the nearby Da-an station is also a great option to travel around the city.

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First Impressions of Hotel Eclat

As soon as you enter the lobby, you’ll be immediately struck by the presence of many priceless sculptures.

Artwork of eastern and western contemporary artists adorn the reception area, lobby and Éclat Lounge.

The lounge is the hotel’s only eating and drinking venue.

Hotel Éclat

What are the rooms like at Hotel Eclat?

With 60 well-appointed rooms, the hotel is not too small that you would feel lonely and not too big either.

All rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art luxury fittings and amenities from large LCD television, Bang & Olufsen music system to Nespresso coffee machines, Montblanc desk sets and pens, Philippe Starck desk chairs and Riedel glassware.

The mini bar fridge is stocked with soft drinks, beer and snacks.

These are included in the price of the room but wine, whiskey and cognac are stored in a separate glass cabinet and have a price tag attached.

Hotel Éclat
Hotel Éclat

Quality art is present in every room featuring an original painting of famous contemporary artist Tang Yuen Hei.

The staff provides impressive customer service. You will feel like you’re staying in a lovely hotel that is a home away from home.

Hotel Eclat is a luxury boutique hotel in vibrant Taipei. The hotel is located at 370, Sec1, Dunhua S Road, Da-an District Taipei (Phone: +886-2-2784 8888).

Getting to Taipei

Fly Cathay Pacific to Taipei via Hong Kong

Getting around Taipei

Taxis are available, although it’s best to use the underground metro railway system.

You can purchase day passes for unlimited travel on the metro from vending machines at all stations.

Things to do in Taipei

Visit Taipei’s iconic landmarks, including visiting the National Palace Museum, National History Museum, Martyrs Shrine, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial, National Sun Yat-Sen Memorial and Longshan Temple.

Shillin Night Market is also an interesting spot to wander around.

One of the best day trips from Taipei is the beautiful Shifen waterfall and if you’re travelling with kids, here’s a Taiwan itinerary to help you plan.

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Sandip Hor
I am a Sydney based international travel writer and photographer. Member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers (ASTW), Member of the Foreign Correspondents Association (FCA) and Chairman of Australia, India Travel & Tourism Council (AITTC). To date I have produced over 350 travel features published in elite print and online publications in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Singapore, Dubai, India and Sri Lanka – Sydney Morning Herald and Sunday Telegraph in Australia, Otago Daily Times in New Zealand Strait Times in Singapore, Toronto Star in Canada, The Statesman in India and Khaleej Times in Dubai are few of them. A key goal of mine is to visit at least 100 countries and see through my own eyes the Seven Wonders of the World. I have already touched my itchy feet on 76 countries in 6 continents and have glimpsed the beauty of 6 Wonders of the World.