"Convenient, pleasant, friendly, inexpensive!"
This is one of the small hotels in Taipei that consist of a conversion of several floors (in this case, 2nd through 5th) of a building originally built for other purposes. There is a large sign facing the street in Chinese; the sign facing the sidewalk has the name in English. The elevator is in an alcove off the sidewalk; check in at the desk on the fifth floor. The staff is super-friendly and there is a small sitting area with beverages next to the desk; there is also a free washer/dryer/soap.
My room was modern (quite recent construction) and clean. It's small but adequate (about 1m wider than the bed, about 1.5m longer than the bed); however there is no closet (there is a bar with hangers for hanging clothes). There is a TV, desk (you may have to ask for a chair, which will cheerfully be provided), fridge, small safe (big enough for a tablet but not larger laptops), and excellent WiFi. The private bathroom has an excellent shower, sink, and a toilet with Japanese-style bidet (I want one at home now!). There are windows that open in both the room (quite small) and bath. The bed was firm and very comfortable. A/C was fine. All-in-all, quite pleasant.
Since the elevator/staircase is shared by the rest of the building, it is not secure. However, the hallways to the rooms are locked after 6 pm and crime rates are very low in Taiwan--I even accidentally left my door ajar one evening with no problem.
Free bottled water, coffee, green tea, and snack crackers are provided.
Traveller from Seattle, WA