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Hotel Papa Whale

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Elegant Triple Room, No Window | 1 bedroom, down comforters, in-room safe, desk
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Superior Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, No Windows | 1 bedroom, down comforters, in-room safe, desk
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Overview of Hotel Papa Whale

VIP Access

Hotel Papa Whale

3.5 star property

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
Map
46, Kunming St., Wanhua Dist., Taipei, 10842

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTaipei City North Gate10 min walk
  • Popular LocationTaipei 228 Memorial Park16 min walk
  • Popular LocationLungshan Temple19 min walk
  • AirportTaipei (TPE-Taoyuan Intl.)44 min drive
VIP Access
Curated for quality and service, VIP Access stays consistently receive our highest guest ratings.
  • Expect exceptional service
  • Extra savings and perks for Rewards members

Room options

About this area

Taipei

Hotel Papa Whale is located in Ximending, a neighborhood in Taipei with good shopping. The Red House and National Taiwan Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Taipei City North Gate and Lungshan Temple. Taipei Children's Amusement Park and Taipei Zoo are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Taipei City North Gate - 10 min walk
  • Dihua Street - 10 min walk
  • Dadaocheng Wharf - 15 min walk
  • Taipei 228 Memorial Park - 16 min walk
  • Lungshan Temple - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Ximen Station - 9 min walk
  • Taipei Main Station - 15 min walk
  • Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mala steamboat hot pot - 2 min walk
  • The 58 - 2 min walk
  • 鑫鱻涮涮鍋 - 2 min walk
  • Modern Toilet Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • 三角三韓國烤肉-西門店 - 3 min walk

About this property

Hotel Papa Whale

3.5-star hotel in the heart of Ximending, rejuvenated in 2016
A roundtrip airport shuttle, a library, and dry cleaning/laundry services are just a few of the amenities provided at Hotel Papa Whale. In addition to a bar and a restaurant, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Self-serve breakfast (surcharge), luggage storage, and a vending machine
  • A 24-hour front desk, a water dispenser, and a front desk safe
  • Concierge services, an elevator, and tour/ticket assistance
  • Guest reviews speak well of the overall value, proximity to shopping, and overall condition
Room features
All guestrooms at Hotel Papa Whale include thoughtful touches such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guest reviews say good things about the clean, comfortable rooms at the property.
Other amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • LCD TVs with cable channels
  • Electric kettles, daily housekeeping, and desks

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese, Korean

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Food and drink

  • Self-serve breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: TWD 200 for adults and TWD 200 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • Reception hall
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

More

  • Renovated entire property - June 2016
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for self-serve breakfast: TWD 200 for adults and TWD 200 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: TWD 1300 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Is Hotel Papa Whale pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Papa Whale?

As of Oct 4, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Papa Whale on Oct 5, 2022 start from $34.79, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Hotel Papa Whale?

This property doesn't offer parking.

What time is check-in at Hotel Papa Whale?

Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Hotel Papa Whale?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Does Hotel Papa Whale provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of TWD 1300 per vehicle applies.

Where is Hotel Papa Whale located?

Located in Ximending, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of The Red House, Taipei City North Gate, and Dihua Street. National Taiwan Museum and Dadaocheng Wharf are also within 15 minutes. Ximen Station is 9 minutes by foot and Beimen Station is 9 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Papa Whale and receive a full refund?

Yes, Hotel Papa Whale offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Papa Whale cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 393 out of 1001 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 428 out of 1001 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 109 out of 1001 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 47 out of 1001 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 24 out of 1001 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.2/5

Eco-friendliness

1/5 Terrible

ken
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I got bed bugs bites and show the stuff they gave me another room and like no big deal didn’t even apologize
Stayed 7 nights in Aug 2022

2/5 Poor

Joy
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

4/5 Good

Dennis
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

1/5 Terrible

keerati
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

4/5 Good

Wanderlust
Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

4/5 Good

Dennis
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

4/5 Good

Wanderlust
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

1/5 Terrible

Daniel
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Bad smell from toilet , breakfast cold, uncomfortable bed
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Wong Kin
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good cp value
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Dennis
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Room comfort
They did not recognize vip treatment 🙄🙄
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021