In our last post, we shared our wonderful hot spring experience at Grand View Resort Beitou.  In this installment of our Taiwan Travel Guide Series, we show you how to get to Grand View Resort Beitou.

How to get to Grand View Resort Beitou

So how do we get to Beitou by public transport? Actually, getting to Grand View Resort Beitou is fairly simple by public transport.

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Like this private hot spring experience?  You can get an exclusive package if you make your reservation online.  The package consists of a private hot spring for two at Grand View Resort Beitou plus an afternoon tea for two at one of the hotel’s restaurants.  This travel deal is available only if you book here.

1.  Take the Taipei Metro

Take the Red Tamsui-Xinyi Line (淡水信義線) in the direction that goes towards Tamsui (淡水).


2.  Alight at Beitou Station

Alight at the Beitou (北投) station.

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Many other hot spring resorts are accessible only from the Xinbeitou (新北投) station as they are within walking distance from the Xinbeitou station. For these resorts, you would need to change train at Beitou station for a one-stop ride to Xinbeitou station on the pink line.

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3.  Board the Complimentary Resort Shuttle Bus

If you want to get to Grand View Resort Beitou, both the Beitou and Xinbeitou station will work fine.  This is because Grand View Resort Beitou provides a complimentary shuttle service that will pick up customers at Beitou Station, followed by Xinbeitou station before proceeding to the resort.

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No advance booking is required for the shuttle service. Boarding is on a first come-first serve basis.

Turn Right when you exit the Beitou Station and wait by the bus stop along the road.


Look out for this signage that states the arrival times of the complimentary shuttle to Beitou Grand View Resort.  The shuttle will arrive at Beitou station on every half hour in the early part of the day, and on the hour for the later part of the day.

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There are other signages for complimentary bus shuttles to other hot spring resorts, make sure you are waiting by the correct one.

The Beitou train station as seen from the bus stop.  The distance is that short.

The complimentary bus shuttle from Grand View Resort Beitou looks something like this.

Get on the shuttle, and you are on your way to Xinbeitou station to pick up more passengers before continuing to Grand View Resort Beitou.

The entire journey from Beitou station to the Resort will take less than 10 mins up a hilly terrain.

For the return trip back to Beitou station, simply let the hotel reception know that you are waiting for the shuttle and they will alert you when the shuttle has arrived.  For those who wish to go to the Beitou Thermal Valley, the hotel does not provide a shuttle there, but you can get walking directions from the reception.

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If you are interested in a hotspring experience at Grand View Resort Beitou, check out KKday for a package deal that includes a private hotspring suite for two and afternoon tea.

We hope you find this article on how to get to Grand View Resort Beitou useful in your trip planning.  We love to hear from you.  Please drop us your comments in the comments box below.

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