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Taipei City ─ The Grand Hotel Taipei
The Grand Hotel Taipei-
The Grand Hotel is located at Yuanshan, Taipei. It is one of the classic landmarks for Taipei, and it is one of the top 10 remarkable hotels in the world. The hotel was modeled after the imperial style of an ancient Chinese palace. Here, royalties and world influential figures including national leaders have had been guests of this luxurious hotel.

After Chiang Kai-Shek retreated to Taiwan from China in 1949, in order to host foreign ambassadors, he instructed to build this prestigious hotel. The hotel was established in 1952, but it was going through several expending to become the hotel now. Inside the Grand Hotel, there is swimming pool, tennis court, pavilions, etc. When the hotel opened in the beginning, there were always secret whispering about the hidden passageway ran from The Grand Hotel to the president office near Shilin area. This hidden passage was built for Chiang’s safety escape. The truth was unveiled after 1995 that there were two underground passageways for 180 m in length which extended to nearby park, and the president office. Currently the underground passageways open to public by appointment booking.

The Grand Hotel has a carefully selected location up on the hill in the Taipei City where you can get a nice view of mountains, rivers and the whole city. The hotel is about 5-10 minute ride to MRT station with its convenience transportation location you can easy to tour around the Taipei city such as famous Shilin night market, National Palace Museum, Taipei 101, etc.

For the convenience of your Taipei travel, below are the hotels nearby this area. For more sightseeing attractions information, please visit our Taipei Tourism website for the popular Taipei Touring choices and to find your ideal Taiwan Hotels.


Shihlin District, Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

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The Grand Hotel Taipei
Tel: +886 02 2886 8888

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By Car
National Highway 1 --> Chongqing N. Rd. --> Zhongshan N. Rd. --> Sec.4, Zhongshan N. Rd.

By Bus
Take bus no. 21, 47, 224, 240, 260, 291, 301, 304, 308, 310 and alight at the Yuanshan Stop.

**The Grand Hotel Taipei provides airport transfer service to/from the Taoyuan International Airport with a charge.