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Aloft Opens Second Hotel in Taipei


TAIPEI — Marriott International has opened Aloft Taipei Beitou Hotel, the brand’s second property in Taiwan’s capital, it was announced Jan. 5.

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Guestrooms and suites feature keyless entry.

The 292-room hotel’s loft-inspired rooms and suites are equipped with SPG Keyless check-in system where guests can use their mobile phones as room keys. All rooms feature the brand’s signature plush bed, walk-in shower, amenities by Bliss Spa, free WiFi and 43-inch LCD TV linked to a Plug & Play connectivity panel.

Nook restaurant serves buffet breakfast, a la carte dishes and specialty items, and features a pet-friendly terrace offering water bowls and a special menu. Re:fuel by Aloft, the 24/7 grab and go venue, provides light meals, mix-and-match snacks, healthy bites, and beverages.

On the ground floor, Re:mix lounge features a giant floor-to-ceiling pixel-like RGB LED wall imparting a futuristic look.

W:XYZ bar serves a full beverage list and offers Live At Aloft Hotels programming showcasing acoustic performances by up-and-coming artists. For the fitness minded, there’s Re:charge gym, open 24/7.

The property also features three Tactic meeting spaces, occupying 1,893 square feet and equipped with up-to-date A/V equipment and free WiFi.

Guestrooms and public areas showcase the works of local artists, integrating elements indigenous to the city’s Beitou area and customized for the hotel.

Highlights of the hotel’s surrounding area area include include Beitou Thermal Valley, Beitou Hot Springs Museum and Sakura Tunnel. Shihlin Night Market offers food and shopping.

“Taiwan draws both business and leisure travelers, and we look forward to bringing the Aloft brand’s tech-forward, vibrant experience and a modern style that is different by design to Beitou,” said Stephen Ho, CEO, Greater China, Marriott International.

Aloft Taipei Beitou is 13 km from Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) and 42 km from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE).

Offering more than 100 hotels in 19 countries, Aloft participates in the Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty program, in which members can link accounts with Marriott Rewards and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer.