Muslim-Friendly Hotel in the Heart of Taipei: Hope Hotel

By Bella Arti | 27, May, 2021
Muslim-Friendly Hotel in the Heart of Taipei: Hope Hotel

Famous for its bamboo-shaped skyscraper – Taipei 101, Taipei is the capital of Taiwan. This city is a modern metropolis where you can find thousands of delicious street food stalls and famous night markets. It was in this city that Shihlin's first crispy chicken was made. In this busy city, there are several hotels that you may come across and one of them is Hope Hotel. This hotel has been accredited with a rating of 6, making this hotel one of the Muslim-friendly hotels that are accredited by CrescentRating in Taipei city.

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In the Heart of Taipei
Hope Hotel Taipei Taiwan

Image Credit: Hope Hotel

 

Name: Hope Hotel

Address: 4F, No.72, Section 1, Zhongxiao West Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan

Zipcode: 10041

Phone Number: +886 2 2381 4755

Perched conveniently in the heart of Taipei, Hope Hotel can be a good choice for those of you Muslim travelers who want to save money on transport. Hope Hotel is located around the main public transportation’s vicinity in Taipei, such as Taipei Bus Station, Taipei Railway Station, and MRT station. Staying here, you can easily walk to Taipei Bus Station, Taipei Railway Station, or MRT station in just 1 to 3 minutes. Therefore, you can reach from one end of Taipei to another quite efficiently.

Other than that, the highlight of this hotel is that tourist attractions are conveniently scattered around it. First is the President's Office which is only a 7-minute walk away from the hotel. Secondly, only a 12-minute walk away is the Ximending shopping area. Also, Taipei Songshan Airport is located only a 15-minute drive away. Lastly, Shihlin Night Market can be reached only for 20 minutes by car that Hope Hotel can provide. Car hire or taxi that can be made upon request at the front desk. Request easily without hassle, because the staff in Hope Hotel can speak English.

For those of you who are not quite sure when you will arrive in Taipei, you do not need to worry because Hope Hotel has a 24 hours front desk that is ready to serve you whenever you want to check-in. There is luggage storage available on site. Hope Hotel also provides newspapers and fax and photocopying service that are available at the business center. For those of you who are on a tight schedule business trip that might limit your time to buy classic Taipei 101 souvenirs from Taipei, you can come to a gift shop in the hotel that can definitely meet any of your needs and preferences.

 

Muslim-Friendly Amenities
Hope Hotel Taipei Taiwan

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Furthermore, Hope Hotel provides air-conditioned rooms and free WiFi that could absolutely save your expenditure for mobile data. Each room has a flat-screen cable TV which is safe for children as they do not have adult TV channels. Hence, not only that staying here is good for a business stay, but you can also stay here with your family and have a safe and pleasant stay. Hope Hotel provides rooms with closets and telephones for your business needs. You can also request a room according to the view that you prefer. They also provide an electric kettle in the room. Other than that, every room is equipped with a clean private bathroom and shower. For a cleaner experience, rooms toilets are fitted with Japanese washlets. Toiletries and hairdryers are provided for your needs.

You can perform Salah comfortably inside your own room because prayer direction marked inside the room. What best are they can also provide prayer mats and Quran which is quite rare to find in any hotel in Taipei. For prayer time, you can check the timetable available at the front desk or room. Or even better, simply download Halaltrip – the best Muslim travel app for an easier Halal travel experience that includes a local prayer timetable that will match your location.

 

Mosques Nearby
Taipei Grand Mosque Taiwan

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Carrying out our obligations as Muslims here is so easy. Located 3.6 km from Taipei Grand Mosque, you can comfortably and easily go to this largest and oldest mosque in Taipei by taxi and experience yourself performing prayer in this beautiful mosque.

Taipei Grand Mosque information:

Address: No. 62, Section 2, Xinsheng South Road., Da'an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 10650

Contact: +886-2-2321-9445

Website: https://www.taipeimosque.org.tw/

Furthermore, if you might want to try going to another mosque, a list of nearby mosques can be provided by the staff at your request. Has been known for their front desk’s hospitality and good service, Hope Hotel staff can even arrange accommodation for your convenience where you can be taken to the nearest mosque for Taraweeh and Eid prayers (if applicable).

 

Halal-Food in Taipei

Get a comfortable Halal stay at Hope Hotel Taipei because it does not have a discotheque, bar, gambling resort, or even serve alcohol. Additionally, Hope Hotel’s kitchen is Halal Certified. Therefore, never hesitate of having your breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the hotel because the kitchen serves Halal Food and Beverages only. Moreover, this hotel made sure that all snacks and drinks in the room or minibar are absolutely Halal.

However, eating at the hotel might get boring when you are in Taiwan where it has been known as a foodie’s heaven. You might want to go outside the hotel and feel the atmosphere and taste the food at the restaurants in Taipei. No worries, because Halal restaurants at walking distance from Hotel. You can absolutely find Halal restaurants within a 10-minute walk and within 5KM from the hotel. Even better, the staff would be happy to give you the list of recommended Halal restaurants nearby.

Even so, if you are wondering what are some examples of nearby Halal restaurants around Hope Hotel’s vicinity, here are some of our recommendations:

Chang's Beef Noodle Shop

Address: No. 21, Yanping South Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan

Contact: +886-2-23312791

 

Muslim Beef Noodles Restaurant

Address: No.23, Yanping South Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan

Contact: +886-2-23318203

 

That is all the information about Hope Hotel Taipei. Do you think Hope Hotel is your preferred lodging place for your Taipei, Taiwan stay? Because honestly in our opinion, this hotel’s location is perfect! Settle your decision right away because the room that you want will be fully booked very soon.

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Although working as a full-time Personal Assistant, Bella also enjoys traveling and writing. She finally finds a way to share and publish her writings through HalalTrip. P.S. Bella enjoys having a good tea and coffee.

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