Hotels Near National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST): Review

Founded in 1974 and commonly referred to as Taiwan Tech, the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology is one of the best places in the whole of Taiwan to learn about these exciting subjects. This award-winning university has been ranked as one of the top 400 universities of the world and is also ranked within the top 55 Asian universities.

Being able to study at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology is considered an honor, which makes for around 10,000 proud inductees every year as this university fills its books on courses such as Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Electrical Engineering and more. The National Taiwan University of Science and Technology is located in the Da’an District, which is another huge plus for students of the university and is also beneficial to tourists who pay it a visit, as there is no shortage of restaurants, clubs, cafes and attractions in the area. The Da’an district is probably the most lively district in the whole of Taipei, which is in no small part down to the fact that it is the most heavily populated region in the city.

If you happen by this region and this university, and you’re looking for a comfortable hotel to complete your stay, then checkout these options below.

Madison Taipei

The Madison Taipei is a five-star hotel that offers some of the most exquisite luxury you will find anywhere in the city. Taipei is a modern city and one that understands how to do luxury. There is no shortage of five-stars hotels here and the Madison Taipei, located in the Da’an district, is definitely one of the better ones.

  • Airport Shuttle? Yes
  • Free WiFi? Yes
  • Pool? No
  • Fitness Center? Yes
  • Restaurants? Yes
  • Near Public Transport? Yes

There are 124 rooms in the Madison Taipei, the best of which is the Skyline Suite, but you will have to book well in advance if you want to stay in this room, as it is in hot demand throughout the year. If it is not available then the Oasis Double and Twin Rooms, which come with an extra bed, may suffice, especially if you are planning on taking your family or if there are at least three of you staying in one room. The staff at the Madison Taipei are local, trained to offer the sort of hospitality that this city has become famous for, but don’t worry about them not being able to understand you. If you can read this article then you’re good, as most of the staff at the Madison Taipei speak English.

If you want to get out of the hotel and explore the attractions nearby, then you should hail a taxi and take the ten minute trip to the High Speed Rail Station. From here you can pretty much go anywhere around the city, seeing everything from the iconic Taipei 101, to the many night markets that litter this beautiful city. There is also a popular shopping area nearby, just a few minutes away by car, and you can pay a taxi a few dollars to take you there from the hotel. If you ask at the front desk they will be able to phone the taxi for you, and if you ask at the tour desk they may be able to recommend a way for you to spend your time, whilst providing directions to the best restaurants, bars and attractions.

RF Hotel

The RF Hotel offers sleek and modern accommodation befitting of this super modern city. It is also affordable, perfect for tourists on a budget. This is a three-star rated hotel and one with many top customer ratings. There are only 43 rooms within the RF Hotel, but all of them have been fitted with all of the basic amenities and they are all spacious and comfortable.

  • Airport Shuttle? No
  • Free WiFi? Yes
  • Pool? No
  • Fitness Center? No
  • Restaurants? Yes
  • Near Public Transport? Yes

For a three-star hotel there are a number of services to take advantage of. You won’t find a sauna or a pool here, but the RF Hotel gets the basics spot on. The many services that the hotel offers include a luggage storage facility, a tour desk, a 24-hour front desk and a laundry service. All rooms are also fitted with a flat-screen television and are sizable enough to include a separate seating area.

The onsite restaurant serves breakfast to all guests every morning, along with a selection of dishes served throughout the day. If you want to sample the best that Chinese cuisine can offer though, then you need to get out of the hotel. There are many great eateries within walking distance of the RF Hotel, with everything from fast food to fine dining.

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