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Aloft Taipei 台北中山雅乐轩酒店

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First Aloft Hotel in Taipei, brings Vibrant Social Scene in the Buzzing City.
台湾第一间Aloft Taipei雅乐轩酒店,为台北注入活力新潮流。

By Oo Lean Hooi

Under the big name of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc (NYSE: HOT), Aloft Taipei as the very first Aloft Hotel in Taiwan, and the 10th Hotel in Greater China is designed to meet the need of global travelers.

As the leader in the international Specialty Select Brands in hospitality industry, Aloft Brands is ideally positioned to meet the needs of the next generation of traveler. Aloft Taipei offers comfortable loft inspired rooms and a vibrant social scene, all in a modern tech-savvy environment.

The stunning exterior of Aloft Taipei Zhongshan had been designed by renowned architect T.D. Lee featuring 88 breezy & cozy rooms, an urban design aesthetic, live music performances, and a buzzing social scene.

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Located in the Zhongshan District of Taipei, the hotel is less than 10 minutes by car from Taipei Songshan Airport and less than 5 minutes on foot from the closest Taipei Metro Station. Besides, the hotel also offers easy access to the city’s numerous iconic attractions and close to a variety of theaters, local craft shops and night markets.

With tech-forward millennials in mind, the hotel offers brand signatures such as SPG® keyless, ultra-comfortable plush signature bed, custom amenities by Bliss® SPA.

Not to miss it, Aloft Taipei Zhongshan will also showcase up-and-coming music talent in its W XYZSM bar as part of its signature “Live at Aloft Hotels” events that happen around the world. During daytime, W XYZSM will serve international buffet breakfast, and transform into a hip bar by night.

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在吉隆坡入住过 Aloft Kuala Lumpur,对这间酒店创新概念颇为喜欢,不管是设计、音乐、科技或软硬设施,都让我深感满意。今年的台北行,特地选择入住台湾第1间, 亚太第 10 间的 Aloft Taipei 。

从品牌创立至今,Aloft 已经在酒店业开创了许多突破性的里程碑,包括推出全球第一「Botlr」机器人管家、第一个用手机取代房卡的SPG® 智慧入住、以及用手机的表情贴图即可点客房餐饮等创举。



酒店拥有 88 间设计新颖的客房,均配有蓝芽门锁,用手机的 SPG®应用程序即可开启房门。此外,客房内皆配有英国斯林百兰 Slumberland 的舒适睡床、Bliss® 的沐浴备品,且更配置 88 幅来自台湾在地新锐艺术家的创作品装置艺术。

Aloft Taipei 酒店招牌 W XYZSM 吧位于酒店最高楼层,除了是时尚男女们的最佳约会地点,更将举办一系列「乐动雅乐轩 (Live@Aloft Hotels) 全球音乐活动,展现雅乐轩与生俱来的,充满活力的品牌特色。

Colourful Dreams Floating in the Air 台湾台东国际热气球节 : 梦想升空

Since year 2011, many colourful and vibrant hot air balloons can be seen floating in Taitung City’s stunning blue sky every summer. Those amazing balloons carry passengers slowly in the air, soaring above the mountains, fields and lakes, bringing them closer to the sky for a breathtaking 360 degree view of picturesque beauty.

Travel to Taiwan and you will have a whole summer to ride one of these colourful hot air balloons and have your dreams come true! Taitung Taiwan International Balloon Festival is coming to its 6th year in 2016. It will kick start on 1 July and end on 7 August. In 2014, BBC named it as one of the Top 10 Hot Air Balloon Festivals around the world. One of Taiwan renowned magazine Common Wealth also appraised this as one of the Top 5 festivals in Taiwan.

Although the main event takes place in Luye Gaotai township, a series of other activities such as the fantastic Night Glows concert will take place across different towsnships such as Jhihben hot spring area at Beinan Township and Dapo Pond at Chihshang Township. While at Sansiantai at Chenggong Township and The Aurora Garden at Taimali Township, you can enjoy the Morning Glow. Be it in the daytime or at night, those performances are promised to bring upon great and memorable experiences to the audiences.

Due to the wind direction and safety concerns, hot air balloon rides are only available in the early morning and evening. If you are planning to visit the festival, please make sure you log on to their official website (balloontaiwan.taitung.gov.tw/index.asp) to have its latest updates. Once you come to beautiful Taitung for the hot air balloon festival, remember to pamper yourself by staying for a few more days and embrace this lovely land.