City Resort Taichung
450, DunHua Rd, Beitun District, Taichung City
(04) 3500-9888; fax (04) 3502-5448
Credit cards accepted. Free parking.
This brand-new hotel is an attractive new presence in Taichung hospitality market, featuring a unique modern Chinese decor theme. This extends to its 98 rooms, which mix dark wood with subdued Chinese gold, green, yellow and red colors. Ideally located in Beitun district, near ZhongQing (ChungChing) Road, the Feng Chia University area and the freeway, it faces the large Dunhua Park--another pleasant plus. Focused on local and foreign tourists, it offers good value with standard rooms currently available for NT$2,800 (plus 10%) to the end of June (booked via hotel website). This includes a complimentary Western/Chinese buffet breakfast in its second-floor restaurant, which can also accomodate dinner parties with a three-day reservation. As part of the hotel's goal of creating a relaxing, vacation-like environment, guests can also enjoy the 14th floor Wind Club, with fitness center, sauna and whirlpool all offering wonderful day and night views of the surrounding area. --By Douglas Habecker, translated by Ann Lee
A. City Resort's classy-looking, nicely outfitted standard rooms are about 10 pings in size and include the Superior Single and Superior Double rooms. For families/groups, there's the same-size Family Room, equipped with two queen-sized beds. All rooms feature amenities like 37-inch flat-screen TVs.
B. Upon entering the lobby, visitors will immediately be struck by the lobby decor, featuring black, white and silver colors in a mix of traditional and modern Chinese furniture, decorations and fixtures.