Smile Ark Homestay
Smile Ark Homestay
Smile Ark Homestay
Smile Ark Homestay
Smile Ark Homestay
Smile Ark Homestay
Smile Ark Homestay

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8.2

Excellent

529 reviews

529 reviews

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8.2

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village 3.2 km
Yuchi Wenwu Temple 4.3 km
Xiangshan Visitor Center 6.4 km
Chung Tai World Museum 12.7 km
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) 23.9 km
Small Swiss Garden 27.6 km
Xitou Nature Education Area 28.7 km
Xitou Monster Village 28.8 km
Cingjing Veterans Farm 29.0 km
Ali Mountain (Alishan) 44.6 km
Nearby landmarks
Taiwan Adventist College 250 m
Yuchi Night Market 920 m
Liao Mayor Black Tea Shop 1.2 km
Antique Assam Tea Farm 1.6 km
Cishih Syuanji Temple 1.8 km
Sakura Festival 3.1 km
Maolan Mountain Tea Research and Extension Station 3.2 km
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village 3.2 km
Wunwu Temple 3.3 km
Wen Wu Temple 3.3 km
Minsu

Smile Ark Homestay

Yuchi Township, Nantou, Taiwan - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers car park free of charge. Conveniently situated in the Yuchi Township part of Nantou, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Cingjing Veterans Farm. Rated with 4 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to restaurant and hot tub on-site.

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Highlights

Check-in/out [express]

Hot tub

Breakfast [free]

Air conditioning

Daily housekeeping

Hygiene Plus
This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Temperature check for guests and staff
Body thermometer
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Important announcement -- "Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) circumstances, after onsite measurement guests’ whose forehead temperature is above 37.5 °C or ear temperature is above 38 °C might be rejected for accommodations as per the government's regulations."

Facilities

Car park

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Breakfast [free]

Hot tub

Swimming Pool

Restaurants

Tours

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Nantou every 1 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.1
Distance to city center0 km
Location rating8.2
Nearest airportTaichung Airport (RMQ)
Distance to airport52.3 km

Rooms available at Smile Ark Homestay

Very good
Room comfort & quality

7.7

2 Bedroom Deluxe Pool Villa
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  • Room size: 148 m²/1593 ft²
  • Country/region view
  • 2 single beds and 1 double ...
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2 Bedroom Duplex
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 2 double beds
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Romantic Junior Suite Garden View
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 1 king bed
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Duplex Apartment for 5 People
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  • Room size: 52 m²/560 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 single bed or 1 double be...
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Triple Balcony
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  • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 double beds and 1 single ...
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Double Room
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  • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 double bed
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Family Quad Room
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 double beds
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Balcony King Suite
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  • Room size: 66 m²/710 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 queen beds
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Comfort Triple Room
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed and 1 single bed
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Double Mountain View
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 double bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Smile Ark Homestay?

The minsu offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

How do I get to Smile Ark Homestay?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, Smile Ark Homestay has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Nantou with private transportation, the minsu can arrange taxi service.

Is breakfast offered at Smile Ark Homestay?

Start your mornings right, with the continental and buffet breakfast options offered at Smile Ark Homestay.

What is the smoking policy at Smile Ark Homestay?

Smile Ark Homestay does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

What restaurants are nearby Smile Ark Homestay?

Restaurants including Yuan Zhong Crispy Spare Rib Noodle, Sky Fish Cheese and Yuchitong BBQ are popular in Smile Ark Homestay’s neighborhood which is known as Yuchi Township.

What popular shopping places are close to Smile Ark Homestay?

Located in the Yuchi Township area, Smile Ark Homestay is close to great shopping choices like Yuchi Night Market and Liao Mayor Black Tea Shop.

What are popular attractions near Smile Ark Homestay?

Guests at Smile Ark Homestay can easily visit Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village, Taiwan Adventist College and Cishih Syuanji Temple located in the Yuchi Township area.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Smile Ark Homestay?

Smile Ark Homestay is located in the Yuchi Township area, which is famous for natural sightseeing destinations such as Antique Assam Tea Farm and Atunas Taiwan Outdoor Center.

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Property ranking|Compared to 783 Nantou properties
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Room size
44 sqm.
Cheapest price score
Room comfort score
7.7/10
Cleanliness score
8.5/10
Bigger than
92
%
of Nantou properties
Better than
88
%
of Nantou properties
Better than
87
%
of Nantou properties
Better than
76
%
of Nantou properties
Overall rating:

8.2

Excellent
529 reviews
Cleanliness
8.5
Facilities
7.9
Location
8.2
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More about Smile Ark Homestay

More about Smile Ark Homestay

Smile Ark Homestay

Get the most adventure during your time in Nantou when you book a room at Smile Ark Homestay.
Every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable by providing the best in services and amenities. Keep up with all your communications easily with the minsu's free Wi-Fi. Taxi services provided by Smile Ark Homestay makes it easy to plan your day trips, sightseeing, and more around Nantou. Guests can enjoy free parking right at the minsu.
Front desk services including express check-in or check-out and luggage storage can assist with your needs. Getting tickets for the city's best entertainment is easy through the minsu's ticket service and tours. Get cozy and warm in the lobby with the minsu's charming on-site fireplace. Feeling lazy? In-room conveniences like daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your room time.
For the comfort and health of all guests, smoking is not permitted anywhere within the minsu. Smoking is allowed only in the designated smoking areas provided by minsu.
Designed for comfort, all guestrooms offer a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. For your comfort, some rooms at the minsu are equipped with linen service, blackout curtains and air conditioning. Rooms at Smile Ark Homestay come in multiple layout options including rooms with separate living room and balcony or terrace. In-room entertainment amenities including the television is provided in some rooms.
In some select rooms, you can find bottled water, instant tea and mini bar at your disposal. It's good to know that a hair dryer, toiletries and towels are provided in some guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Every morning you can wake up to a delicious free breakfast at Smile Ark Homestay. A variety of convenient and tasty dining options are waiting for you at the minsu, for whenever you get hungry.
Minsu's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. End your days in total relaxation with a visit to the hot tub, located right at the minsu.


Reasons to stay here

Find some of the city's best deals here with rooms 81% cheaper than other options.
Find some excellent dining options here, where past guests have rated onsite or nearby dining better than 88% of the city's other accommodations.
Guests who stayed here really appreciated the room comfort, scoring it higher than 86% of accommodations in the city.

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Amenities and facilities
Very good
Facilities

7.9

Most talked about facilities

Food & Dining

1 mention

Breakfast

1 mention

Languages spoken

  • Chinese [Mandarin]

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • Ticket services
  • Tours

Cleanliness and safety

  • Body thermometer
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hygiene certification
  • Temperature check for guests and staff

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Breakfast [free]
  • Restaurants

Services and conveniences

  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Access

  • CCTV in common areas
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Exterior corridor
  • Pets allowed

Getting around

  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Taxi service
Food and dining
Breakfast options
  • Asian
Location
No.18-39, Qiongwen Ln, Yuchi Township, Nantou, Taiwan, 555
Excellent
Location

8.2

Airports

  • Taichung Airport (RMQ)
    52.3 km 1.0 hour drive
  • Hualien Airport (HUN)
    70.3 km 4.6 hour drive

Public transportation

  • Shueishe Visitor Center Bus Station
    4.4 km

Hospital or clinic

  • Taichung Veterans General Hospital
    7.9 km

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    300 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village
    3.2 km
  • Yuchi Wenwu Temple
    4.3 km
  • Xiangshan Visitor Center
    6.4 km
  • Chung Tai World Museum
    12.7 km
  • Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
    23.9 km
  • Small Swiss Garden
    27.6 km
  • Xitou Nature Education Area
    28.7 km
  • Xitou Monster Village
    28.8 km
  • Cingjing Veterans Farm
    29.0 km
  • Ali Mountain (Alishan)
    44.6 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Taiwan Adventist College
    250 m
  • Yuchi Night Market
    920 m
  • Liao Mayor Black Tea Shop
    1.2 km
  • Antique Assam Tea Farm
    1.6 km
  • Cishih Syuanji Temple
    1.8 km
  • Sakura Festival
    3.1 km
  • Maolan Mountain Tea Research and Extension Station
    3.2 km
  • Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village
    3.2 km
  • Wunwu Temple
    3.3 km
  • Wen Wu Temple
    3.3 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

Minimum age of guests is: 6 year(s).

Children 6-7 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 8 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • Pets are strictly prohibited at the property, with the exception of guide dogs.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from15:00
  • Check-in until18:00
  • Check-out from06:00
  • Check-out until11:00
  • Reception open until19:00

Getting around

  • Distance from city center0 km

Extras

  • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 TWD

The property

  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsno
  • Number of bars/lounges0
  • Number of floors3
  • Number of restaurants0
  • Number of rooms 10
  • Room voltage110
  • Year property opened2015
  • Most recent renovation2015

Parking

  • Daily parking fee0 TWD
Property announcements

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) circumstances, after onsite measurement guests’ whose forehead temperature is above 37.5 °C or ear temperature is above 38 °C might be rejected for accommodations as per the government's regulations.

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) circumstances, those who are requested by the government to undergo household quarantine or home isolation will be rejected as per the government’s regulations.

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, certain restaurants, bars, public facilities and areas may be closed in accordance with the government directives. Please contact the property for more information.

Reviews of Smile Ark Homestay from real guests

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8.2
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10
Cleanliness8.5
Facilities7.9
Location8.2
Room comfort and quality7.7
Service8.2
Value for money8.1
High score for Nantou
Rating
9+ Exceptional (49)
8-9 Excellent (35)
7-8 Very Good (51)
6-7 Good (13)
<6 Below Expectation (28)
Time of the year
Mar - May (33)
Jun - Aug (47)
Sep - Nov (45)
Dec - Feb (51)
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7.2
Very good
Louise from Hong Kong SAR, China
Couple
Stayed 1 night in February 2019

Very good”

Close to Yuchi town walkable distance

Reviewed February 10, 2019

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3.6
william from Italy
Couple
Double Room
Stayed 1 night in January 2021

No easy communication”

If u don't speak the language not easy communication in english. No flexibility on late check out, no possibility for a late shower after check out, no costumer service spirit at all. Thank u

Reviewed January 26, 2021

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真的很抱歉,進房和退房時間無法針對單一各人需求而更改,若旅客因故有需延遲退房需求時可提前申請,我們有針對不同旅客需求的延退收費機制!

Responded February 02, 2021
Smile Ark Homestay
8.4
Excellent
Qijun from Singapore
Group
2 Bedroom Duplex
Stayed 2 nights in December 2016

Great Place”

Place was awesome! It was a little out of the way but there's a bus stop nearby that leads you to puli station/ sun moon lake. There's food and a supermarket located near the place as well. Great place!

Reviewed December 12, 2016

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8.0
Excellent
Liem from Malaysia
Couple
Double Room
Stayed 1 night in November 2018

Very good”

Cute bungalow converted into an Inn. Greeted by bunnies and ducks when entering. That was refreshing. Wished we had stayed a little longer to experience it more. Too bad nearby town didn't have much to offer.

Reviewed November 28, 2018

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8.0
Excellent
HsinYun from Taiwan
Family with young children
Comfort Triple Room
Stayed 1 night in October 2016

NICE”

NICE ROOM

Reviewed October 29, 2016

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5.3
Chiam from Singapore
Couple
Double Mountain View
Stayed 1 night in December 2015

Simple”

Modern, Cleanliness and Quiet

Simple and local breakfast, do not serve coffee. Modern looking, very clean and quiet environment.

Reviewed January 03, 2016

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10.0
Exceptional
Ho from Taiwan
Family with young children
Triple Balcony
Stayed 1 night in December 2021

CP值高,地點不錯”

很棒的體驗,房間乾淨,離九族文化村不遠,適合家庭出遊

Reviewed January 02, 2022

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謝謝您好的好評,祝福您們平安順心

Responded January 02, 2022
Smile Ark Homestay
5.6
KUANJU from Taiwan
Family with teens
Romantic Junior Suite Garden View
Stayed 2 nights in March 2021

日月潭附近住宿的另一種選擇”

民宿內及房內裝璜還不錯,但因為是民宿,服務及設施較少,這次去庭院內正在裝修所以有點失落。老闆十分積極協助處理訂單要求及親切問候這點很不錯,所在地到埔里及日月潭很方便,但可能是地理位置的關係,日月潭附近連民宿都收費不低。

Reviewed March 22, 2021

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感謝您選擇我們住宿,也很謝謝您的正面評論,其實民宿經營型態多樣性並無固定模式,不同民宿主人有不同的經營理念,如有服務不周之處請見諒!

Responded March 31, 2021
Smile Ark Homestay
8.4
Excellent
I from Taiwan
Group
Double Room
Stayed 1 night in March 2021

舒服”

房間有陽台,床很舒適軟硬適中。民宿造景及外面黃鈴木很美

Reviewed March 07, 2021

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謝謝您的正面評論,我們庭院正在整修,如有不便之處請見諒!

Responded March 31, 2021
Smile Ark Homestay
8.0
Excellent
Yu from Taiwan
Family with teens
2 Bedroom Duplex
Stayed 1 night in February 2021

整體不錯”

整體不錯,不過熱水有點不穩,時熱時冷🤔

Reviewed March 01, 2021

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謝謝指教!我們是用儲熱型熱水系統,已請廠商安排時間來協助改善水壓的平穩,應該是加壓馬達衡壓問題

Responded March 02, 2021
Smile Ark Homestay
8.8
Excellent
HaoTing from Taiwan
Family with teens
Comfort Triple Room
Stayed 1 night in February 2021

地點好,房間空間夠”

這次入住3人房,房間大小適中,位置也很好

Reviewed February 20, 2021

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很感謝🙏!

Responded March 02, 2021
Smile Ark Homestay
8.0
Excellent
Chun-Ninh from Taiwan
Group
2 Bedroom Duplex
Stayed 1 night in December 2020

樓中樓的房型空間很大,很舒適!地點方便!”

樓中樓的房型空間很大,很舒適!地點方便! 隔音設備稍差,但整體覺得住起來舒適,很方便

Reviewed February 15, 2021

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謝謝指教!

Responded March 02, 2021
Smile Ark Homestay
8.0
Excellent
LIN from Taiwan
Family with teens
2 Bedroom Duplex
Stayed 3 nights in February 2021

非常安靜舒服”

房間很舒服,唯一缺點是屋內沒有桌子和浴帽,床枕頭棉被很舒服,露天星空因為玻璃會有露水所以看不清楚天空,有點可惜! 大致上整個是很不錯的,還在整理庭院,以後應該會更好哦!

Reviewed February 11, 2021

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謝謝您的建議,我們會想辦法改善旅客住宿的舒適度,近來日夜溫差大所以天窗會起霧這實在沒辦法!

Responded February 16, 2021
Smile Ark Homestay
9.2
Exceptional
Chia from Taiwan
Group
Comfort Triple Room
Stayed 1 night in January 2021

環境很棒、地理位置很好,但當天寒流來差點凍僵”

第二次來住這,一樣很喜歡這邊的環境跟地理位置 離有名的麗鳳鹹酥雞非常近 庭院裡也有可愛兔兔們超療癒 但真心建議寒流來時不要來住,真的很冷而且沒有暖氣被子也不夠蓋狂發抖! 其他時候真的大力推薦這裡

Reviewed January 12, 2021

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謝謝指教!這次的霸王寒流確時很強,我們已有準備厚毛毯供旅客索取,如有需要可聯絡管家.

Responded March 02, 2021
Smile Ark Homestay
6.0
MAN from Taiwan
Family with teens
Family Quad Room
Stayed 1 night in June 2020

還可再加強”

還可再加強

Reviewed January 09, 2021

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感謝您的提點,我們絕對有需加強改進的地方,我們也都是在經營過程中不斷學習改進,當然如有旅客願意建議我們會更樂見!

Responded January 10, 2021
Smile Ark Homestay
10.0
Exceptional
YE from Taiwan
Group
2 Bedroom Deluxe Pool Villa
Stayed 1 night in December 2020

Exceptional”

7人房空間很大,泳池野也蠻乾淨的 很適合一起出遊聚會

Reviewed December 23, 2020

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謝謝你們!泳池家庭房空間寬敞舒適,非常適合大家庭出遊聚會,夏天更是避暑的最佳選擇

Responded December 23, 2020
Smile Ark Homestay
5.6
cheng from Taiwan
Couple
Economic Double
Stayed 1 night in November 2020

一切尚可”

經濟房位置特殊有點像佣人房 ,介意者建議不要訂經濟房 , 民宿其他方面尚可.

Reviewed November 29, 2020

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感謝妳的評價

Responded November 29, 2020
Smile Ark Homestay
10.0
Exceptional
SzuYing from Taiwan
Family with teens
Double Room
Stayed 1 night in November 2020

Exceptional”

很舒服,房間空間很大,早餐豐盛

Reviewed November 17, 2020

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謝謝您們 歡迎找機會再度來玩

Responded November 17, 2020
Smile Ark Homestay
10.0
Exceptional
yan-ru from Taiwan
Couple
Double Room
Stayed 1 night in November 2020

推薦這間旅宿”

乾淨,好停車,交通方便,附近有小商圈方便吃東西,晚上也不會太吵,小缺點是會聽到樓上房客拖椅子的聲音

Reviewed November 16, 2020

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我們會再特別提醒旅客盡量避免擾鄰行爲,感謝您們!

Responded November 17, 2020
Smile Ark Homestay
8.0
Excellent
I from Taiwan
Group
Comfort Triple Room
Stayed 1 night in November 2020

乾淨整潔的民宿”

環境乾淨整潔、附近餐廳很早打烊,要吃飯要儘快

Reviewed November 03, 2020

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魚池街上餐廳小吃平常日多半是9:00前休息,假日會比較晚11:00左右還有幾間可選

Responded November 03, 2020
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