27, ZhongShan Rd, Central Dist.
Credit cards accepted.
Located directly opposite the landmark Dawncake Gongyuan Yen Ke shop and near the Taichung Railway Station, this new hotel is a sister to the popular 52 Hotel and targets both independent business and leisure travelers. Plans call for this modern, attractive 70-room, 10-floor residence to expand to over 100 rooms in the future. --By Douglas Habecker, translated by Angel Pu
A. The spacious Deluxe Family Room (NT$5,000 list price) is the largest among five room types at 53 Hotel, starting from the Standard Room (NT$3,600). Prices are discounted significantly on weekdays. Rooms come with 42-inch TVs, personal safe, high-speed Internet accesss and other amenities.
B. The hotel's B1-level includes a pleasant lounge area perfect for business meetings and relaxation, plus a self-serve laundry room and fitness center. Another attractive first-floor lounge area includes computers with free Internet access.
C. Room guests enjoy Western-Asian buffet breakfasts in the spacious first-floor restaurant.