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Hotel Provintia Tainan completes renovation and invites back guests

  • Hotel Provintia Tainan Exterior
    Hotel Provintia Tainan Exterior
  • Hotel Provintia Tainan Deluxe Room
  • Restaurant La Cupola at level R of Hotel Provintia Tainan

Provintia Hotel contains 90 guest rooms occupying level 5 to level 12, five room types, from bunk beds, standard, deluxe, cozy to Provintia Suite.

TAINAN – Located in the heart of old town district of Tainan since 1985, Provintia is the only hotel in the area overlooking the historical buildings Chikan Tower. The property’s renovation project since 2020 has been completed by renowned interior design firm SkilLability dept and has been transformed from Hotel Plaza witnessing the history and times of Tainan to the landmark leading the Newtro waves, mixing the Taiwanese and European luxuriant styles of decor.

Executive Assistant to the Chairman of Hotel Provintia, Mr. August Lin shared, “From La Plaza, which many elderly Tainaners have common memories of, to Provintia Hotel today, we hope our local indie hotel brand will become the most awaited corner for world travelers who come to Tainan. There are a lot of hidden gems in this city and the best way to explore them is to walk around at the back alleys. We have also created a PASS MAP with none-mainstream shops providing exclusive presents and discount, hoping to bring you a unique experience to your Tainan trip.”

Provintia Hotel contains 90 guest rooms occupying level 5 to level 12, five room types, from bunk beds, standard, deluxe, cozy to Provintia Suite. The designing firm “SkilLability dept” utilized dark wooden panel with antique brass and elegant woven rattan cleverly combining the mini bar, open closet and dressing mirror into stylish furniture in the room.

The dark wooden panel headboard, small tiles of warm brown and blue, antique brass bed lamp which travelers with exquisite charm and taste. All rooms are equipped with a gramophone, guests can bring their own vinyl records or rental free music library on level 1 information reception. All rooms have individual showers and bathtubs, a washlet, high-quality amenities, jasper-green marble stone wash basin. US Imported SPF timber bed and mattress with individually pocketed coils underneath are supportive and keep the spine properly aligned. Two kinds of pillows, firm or fluffy, are provided for a good night’s sleep.

In addition to the 7 bunker beds room, level 8 public area is equipped with facilities such as a library, a meeting room, a retro gaming room, self-service laundry, a mini gym and an open kitchen. Provintia Hotel partnered with Eslite bookstore to handpick collections of books by theme of Tainan, whilst Boven provides monthly magazine internationally. Guests can bring back the reading materials to the room, or to the library designed by SkilLability dept. The usage of ironware for seats, outdoor furniture and tile facades mimic the intermingling semi-outdoor and residential houses, as if we were walking through the back alleys of Tainan. The view to the right is a 7-metre high wall with two antique clocks frozen forever to mark moments of happiness. Guest can re-live the arcade experience at the retro gaming room for free. Long stay guests’ favorite self-service laundry and the mini gym for the foodies overeating the best local bites. Simple kitchen utensils, cutlery and plates are provided in the open kitchen. Guests can also enjoy complementary tea or coffee here.

Level R, Restaurant La Cupola

La Cupola located at level R is among the first Western restaurants in Tainan and has been the designated dining venue for celebrities since its opening. Redesigned by the SkilLability dept. the wooden structure, arches and red velvet-topped chairs are used for the exclusive VIP booths, like those found above the stage of an opera house or in a European luxury train. The vignette lighting recreates the European chic that was popular in the Taiwan’s social scenes back at the 80s. There are 3 types of signature breakfast including milk fish porridge Taiwanese style, steamed rice with salmon roe Japanese style, oatmeal western style, all come with condiments in a 9-grid platter.

Entering the ground floor of Provintia Hotel, the living room and reception welcome guests at the lefthand side, while the bar “NAN Bar 1” at the right. SkilLability dept’s design with solid wood flooring made of teak parquet, echoing the common parquet flooring a luxurious living room of the rich in the 1970s in Taiwan. The design inspiration of using stainless steel comes from the local shaved ice & fruit spilt shop. Mix matched with dark wooden panels and marble textures, a bold and modern approach to create a retro and futuristic feel when walking through the doorway. The old-fashioned way to storage the keys on the way, with two bespoke classic bank lamps on the marble and stainless-steel base, lighting up the room to a retro yet familiar, all reminiscing the images from many old European films.

NAN Bar 1 on the other side of the living room named after Tai-NAN, derived from the sound of number one is the first natural wine themed bar among the Tainan hotels. Other beverages of selections of best brands from Taiwan including Ugly Half Beer, Zestea Kombucha, and cold brew from Tea Shop. The pastry kitchen also prepare different varieties of sweets and bites, such as mini croissant, cannel, and madeleine.

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