Fast Facts


Opening Date
March, 2009

General Manager
Erich Kaiserseder

Total Number of Rooms

334 rooms consisting of:

  • 310 Guestrooms
  • 24 Suites

Club Floor
Horizon Club Floors are located on 24th to 27th floor, with 49 rooms and suites, providing guests with exclusive amenities and privileges such as complimentary breakfast, evening cocktails, express check-in and check-out, private meeting rooms and so on. Horizon Club Lounge is located in 24th Floor and opening from 6.30am to 11.30pm.

Metro Space Design

Interior Designer
AB Concept

Located in downtown Tainan, Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Tainan offers an ideal base for both business and leisure travellers.  The National Cheng Kung University is adjacent to the hotel, as is the prestigious Far Eastern Plaza department store.  The hotel is also within walking distance of the city's main railway and bus stations, while Tainan's domestic airport and Taiwan High Speed Railway (THSR) station are just a 15-minute and 25-minute drive respectively.

May 2009
Selected by Wallpaper as one of the world’s “Top 50 Most Stylish New Business Hotels” 

November 2009
Named the 2009 Gold Key Award Champion for Best Lobby / Entrance

Awarded the Global Views Excellent Service Award by Global Views Monthly

January 2011
Received 5-Star Certification from the Taiwan Tourism Bureau
Rated as the No. 1 Travelers' Choice 2011 Hotel in Hong Kong/Macau/Taiwan Region by TripAdvisor

May 2011
Named the best Expedia® Insiders’ Select™ 2011 Hotel

July 2011
Awarded the 2011 The "Silver Metal" of Taiwan Training Quality System Award

February 2012
Rated as the No. 1 Travelers' Choice 2012 Hotel in Taiwan by TripAdvisor

June 2012
Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2012

January 2013
Rated as the best of the Top 25: Luxury Hotels in Taiwan by TripAdvisor

May 2013
Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013

July 2013
Named as the best Expedia® Insiders’ Select™ 2013 Hotel