The Muslim-Friendly Hotel in the Heart of Taipei: Unite Hotel

By Arwa Munnaverali | 31, Mar, 2021
The Muslim-Friendly Hotel in the Heart of Taipei: Unite Hotel

Lying in the northwestern area of Taipei is the region of Zhongshan. It is home to the striking hues and intricately crafted mythical beasts that are the dragons of Xingtian Temple, an exceptionally well-known and admired Buddhist place of worship. By day the Taipei Fine Arts Museum features contemporary gems; around evening time the historical center itself turns into an artful culmination, which is enlightened with brilliantly hued lights.

Situated in the core of Taipei's business and entertainment area, The Unite Hotel is a comfortable lodging that is great for individuals who need simple access to the remainder of the city. Visitors who choose to be put up at the Unite Hotel will discover unlimited activities and get a chance to witness the region from all sorts of recreational aspects. During the day, you are highly advised to step out and tour the city utilizing public transport or the MRT, both of which can be easily accessed from the hotel. A portion of the tourist hotspots in the vicinity of the hotel are the Taipei Art Center, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, National Palace Museum, and Yangmingshan National Park.

The Unite hotel was given an exceptional rating of 7 by CrescentRating.

 

Rooms and Rates

The Unite Hotel features 110 well-furnished and equipped rooms. Each room is superbly outfitted with a host of amenities to ensure each guests' ultimate comfort. All rooms are equipped with top-notch facilities to ensure all guests have a trouble-free and stress-free stay. Every room has a bathroom which consists of a bathtub or rainfall showerhead, free toiletries, and a hairdryer. Additionally, the rooms are furnished with a flat-screen television which has cable, a phone, and free WI-FI. The rooms have a refrigerator and free bottled water. Daily housekeeping is also provided.

Below mentioned are the rooms available at the hotel along with their rates:

Standard Suite
Unite Hotel Standard Suite Taipei Taiwan

Unite Hotel Standard Suite Taipei Taiwan

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The Standard Suite is suitable for 2 people and is available at the rate of NT 3500.

 

Hotel Tips

Guests are given the option of booking rooms online which enables them to enjoy better rates.

Check-in timings are after 3pm and check-out timings are before 12 noon.

The aforementioned charges are subject to variation.

If you require extra beds this is dependent on the room type you wish to opt for. Please ensure to check the individual room capacity for additional specifics.

If you are booking more than five rooms, please be mindful that different guidelines and additional charges may apply.

The breakfast buffet rate (unless factored in the room rates) is 0 TWD.

 

Services & Facilities

The Unite Hotel has a plethora of services and facilities that they provide to their guests. They have free WI-FI in their hotel, air conditioning in their rooms, a wheelchair-accessible parking lot, unlimited coffee, tea, and mineral water. In addition, they also have a foreign currency exchange service, in-house dry cleaning and laundry service, airport shuttle services, and tour information operators. In terms of food and drink, they provide a lavish breakfast buffet free of charge. In case you want to store your luggage, they can provide you with that facility along with a safe deposit box which is at the front desk. If you feel like you would have communication barriers with the staff, fret not. The staff is fluent in English, Japanese, and Chinese.

 

Halal Friendly Services

The Unite Hotel also puts in attention and effort in providing their Muslim guests with all the Muslim-Friendly services to ensure that they have a stay that is well catered to their requirements. Upon request, the Hotel can arrange for the guest to be taken to the nearby mosque for Tarawih and Eid prayers and Muslim guests can obtain a list of nearby mosques in case they wish to travel by themselves. Male and female prayer rooms are equipped with the Quran, prayer mats and can be marked with the prayer direction which can be made available upon request. A prayer timetable is available at the front desk or room too. The toilets in the rooms are fitted with Japanese washlets.

In terms of food and beverage, halal iftar and Sahoor can be arranged upon request during Ramadan. The hotel does not have a bar, nor do they serve alcohol. The Hotel can serve vegetarian food on request, they can serve halal breakfast thanks to their Halal-certified kitchen, and more importantly, all food and beverages served at the hotel are Halal – including the snacks and drinks available in the room or minibar. If in case you do not want to dine at the hotel, a list of nearby Halal restaurants can be provided on request which is within 5 kilometers from the hotel.

The Unite Hotel maintains a code of morals. They do not have a discotheque or a gambling resort within the hotel and they do not have any adult TV channels in the room.

 

Nearby Halal Restaurant

Masala ArtMasala Art Halal Taipei Taiwan

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Address: No.1, Yumen Street (Taipei Expo Park - Ma Ji Square), Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan

Contact: +886-985-147888

 

Nearby Mosque

Taipei Grand MosqueTaipei Grand Mosque The Gaia Hotel Taipei Taiwan

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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/

 

Location

To get to the hotel you can hop onto the bus 1841 (Kuo-Kuang motor transport) from Taoyuan International Airport and get off at MRT Zhongshan Elementary School station which is a 3-minute walk to the hotel.

Alternatively, you can catch the bus 1961 (Citi Air Bus) and get off at Tatung University and then put a walk for 10 minutes towards the hotel.

If you are arriving to the hotel from the Taipei Main Station you must get down at the Zhongshan Elementary Station Exit 4.

 

Nearby Hotspots

Airports
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Taipei

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The Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) is 2.5 km away and consists of an 11-minute drive from the hotel.

The Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) is 29.2 km away and consists of a 36-minute drive from the hotel.

 

Public transportation
Taipei Metro Taiwan

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The Zhongshan Elementary School Metro Station is 240 m away and consists of a 3-minute walk from the hotel.

The Minquan W. Rd. Metro Station is 770 m away and consists of a 12-minute walk from the hotel.

 

Hospital

The Mackay Memorial Hospital is 830 m away from the hotel.

 

Shopping
Shilin Night Market Taipei Taiwan

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Shilin Night Market is 2.5 km away and consists of an 8-minute drive from the hotel.

7 Eleven is 110 m away from the hotel.

The ATM for cash withdrawals is 140 m away and consists of a 2-minute walk from the hotel.

 

Popular landmarks

The Unite Hotel is conveniently located to a number of popular attractions that make Taiwan such a popular tourist destination. From the wonders of nature to engineering marvels such as the Taipei 101, you can easily visit these destinations when staying at Unite hotel.

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall - 3.3 km

National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall - 4.3 km

National Palace Museum - 4.6 km

Taipei 101 - 5.1 km

Yangmingshan National Park - 10.3 km

Lala Mountain Nature Reserve - 29.6 km

 

Hotel Information

Name: Unite Hotel

Address: No. 36, Nong An Street, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan

Zip code: 104

Contact number: (02)25923977

Fax: (02)25923970

Email: unitehotel@gmail.com

Website: http://www.unitehotel.com.tw/en/

 

The Unite Hotel staff will put forth a valiant effort to give the best expectations of services and solace any guest deserves. They will aim to surpass your desires, needs, and requirements which will be their steady strategy to ensure you have the most perfect experience at the hotel while you make the most of your stay. Even if it is a business trip or a family vacation in Taipei, the Unite Hotel is a first-rate optimal location to pick as your accommodation.

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