ANIKi WoW

11 Ningxia Rd, Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan, 103 | map | directions

audience rating: ANIKi WoW, 4.2 out of 5 based on 86 ratings click to vote:
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One of the finest gay saunas in Asia, with world-class facilities, energy-saving technology and extraordinary designs and services.

ANIKi WoW features include a state-of-the-art gym, dry sauna, steam room, showers, café bar, movie theatre, free WiFi and more.

Open 24 hours, except on the 2nd Tuesday (maintenance day – no service 7am-6pm). ANIKi hosts a weekly themed events – check the website for agenda.

Located 500 m from Zhongshan MRT Station (Exit 5), 1 km from TRA/THSR Taipei Station (Exit N3).

weekday: 24 hours

weekend: 24 hours

venue: sauna (桑拿) | features: bar, steam room, sauna, gym (酒吧, 蒸汽房, 桑拿, 健身房) | customers: gay | attracts: All types

corrections | last updated: 09-09-2017

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Value

2.8

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3.9

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3.6

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4.2
based on 35 reviews
  1. Not nude, no pool or jacuzzi

    “I feel compelled to write this review as I had a terrible experience at Aniki WOW. I've gone to many gay saunas over the years in many different countries, and none had any patrons wearing their swimsuit or underwear while in the facilities. I saw on their calendar that Monday was a nude day, which was strange given my experience with gay saunas in general (as every day should be a nude day). That Monday was nude day was further reinforced by a sign as one enters the locker room.

    I went with my partner and changed out of our clothes in the locker and went to shower. We saw another patron walk past in his swimsuit, which was the first sign something was awry. As we walked around the facility, EVERYONE was clothed in either their swimsuit or underwear (yes, one person was even wearing his ballooning boxers walking about). Normally I would have no issue if one person decides to keep his swimsuit on while everyone else is nude, but this was clearly not the case and my partner and I felt awkward being the only ones completely nude.

    Anyway, we decided to scope out the facility and encountered a decent sauna but a mediocre steam room. We tried finding the jacuzzi and/or pool to no success. I asked management, and it turns out THEY DON'T HAVE A JACUZZI OR A POOL. What? How does a gay sauna not have a jacuzzi or a pool?

    Fed up, I told the front desk I wanted a refund, of which I was denied. The manager explained it was a mistake indicating Monday was nude day, despite the additional signage before the locker room that it was nude day (which was then promptly removed). For $1000 NT (~$33 USD), this was NOT cheap and had neither a jacuzzi nor a pool, as one would expect as standard amenities in a gay sauna. I urge you to take your money elsewhere.“

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      on 06-09-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  2. a bit disappointing

    “Tried to use their gym but had to dial back on the intensity of my work out because NO VENTILATION seemed to exist in this underground venue. Both vending machines were broken so you have to prepare water in advance. Also some of the lockers were broken.“

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      on 30-08-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  3. Aniki's breaking down

    “I really have a high expectation from this boulevard but sadly it's kind of dissapointing.
    While the facilities incl. gym are very high on standards, the venue itself only filled in by 20% of the max. capacities (17x20).
    I've got 3 days pass for NT2000 and was there from Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    On Friday evening, there were only 20-30 ppl. Nice and decent looking. I've had fun in the steam room. Nights on 3am as i was reentered. It was nearly empty.

    On Saturday evening, there were more ppl but only 50 max. The masks event was nice but not overwhelming. only about 1/5 of the designated room was filled in. Nights on 3 am empty as well.

    On Sunday, this is the worse thing. Only 10-20 ppl most of the time. Crowds were bad too. Despite this should cattered the finest gym body guys, there were none to be seen.

    I guess that Aniki won't be last longer, sadly. It was practically too big. We want more friction and more crowded place to hunt-. In Aniki you feel like going to the club with nearly empty crowds so its very frustrating if you want to hunt over someone descreetly as u always miss the targets.

    Anyhow, another rival opened in January and should've been very popular among locals as they only cost about NT500.

    I was visiting from Germany in my 30es, have a toned gym build and a decent face. I guess i had more grindr fun than in Aniki.“

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      on 21-04-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Really??

      “When I visited last year...on Saturday..there were lots of ppl... If it's true that Aniki is empty in weekend..then locals visit other new saunas these days....:( Actually, Aniki is too large and it's not comfortable for sleeping at night...and not easy to have a chance to make love..because of its shape of facilities....there are not enough rooms for resting in cozy atmosphere...it's just too large and too cold at night...There are just tooo many separate private rooms...(I don't know why...). I prefer 24 Hekan style in Tokyo...there at least you can have a SLEEP...“

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        on 26-06-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  4. Over rated, not worth NT800-1000, quiet!

    “Went to Aniki on Thursday night, paid NT1000, extremely quiet with only 10-15 people. Ask reception why it was so quiet, he said weekend would be very busy. So come back on Saturday, again only 30-40 people, only 5-10% are acceptable looking, waste anther NT800. Don't be bother to go there, too expensive and not many attractive guys,“

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      on 18-04-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  5. Expensive and Bears May Want to Skip

    “I've visited many of the saunas in Taipei, so I thought I would give this one a try. Arrived around 8pm on the weekend. It is in the basement of the address listed. Once in the building take the elevator or stairs and walk downstairs. I am a white bear. I found the rules and orientation (I will call it) a bit tedious. You have to use a kiosk to pay, they have to show you how to use the RFID chip on your wristband to open locker, special rules about the towels, etc. Oh, and what they give you is not a towel. It is a large wash cloth. Again , not bear friendly. Once inside, it was unclear if you are to be naked or clothed. I followed what I saw others doing and ended up wearing my underwear. There were only ever about 35 guys and only a handful in the wee hours of the morning. There is no jacuzzi. I asked. There is no dark room or maze (two very common features in Taiwanese saunas). The sauna and steam room are huge, but the steam room was closed for more than half of my visit (for cleaning). I ended up going into one of the sleeping rooms on the lower-level and resting with the door open. Eventually, some guys came around. I had a little fun, but it is not worth paying 2-3 times more than I would at the other saunas in town. If are you fit, you would probably have an amazing time here. Bears, not so much. I will skip Aniki next time and spend my time at the others.“

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      on 05-04-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  6. My experience

    “I love the new location. It's very beautiful, clean and as always a friendly staff. I'm causation and form the US and i feel so safe there and welcomed. I also love the theme parties. I have met some wonderful guys there and we have become friends.“

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      on 06-03-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  7. Expensive Overhype

    “I arrived at Aniki Wow on an early Saturday evening. There was going to be a Lube Party as stated on their FB page starting 6pm. So everybody gathered at an event area cordoned off from the rest of the cruising space. You are required to go in naked. There is a staff stationed at the entrance to ensure that. I went in and saw a rectangular space where in the middle there was a inflatable pool filled with lube I suppose. The crowd builds up to about 30+ guys mostly standing against the wall covering their privates. You could see the eagerness but nobody really made any move. There was a bit of touching but most was not too keen because of the bright strobing disco lights. The only thing that happened [was between two guys]. They finally decided to stop when they realized that they were the only 2 people drawing attention in an otherwise event less room and soon everybody left and the Lube Party ended without anyone getting wet. I hate to see so much lube go to waste.“

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      on 21-02-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Not like the old Aniki

      “The old Aniki was fantastic when I first visited. I got shocked because they had the guts to invest money to offer a place like that in Taipei, Taiwan. People liked it from all over around the world because it was really something special in Taiwan, which was a must see.

      New Aniki is totally a nightmare for people who don't like the gym equipment. I feel they don't know what people need and why people go there...spending so much money. Is there something wrong with the new Mayor? I don't feel they know how to play the game as before and also I guess for security issue sometimes lights are too bright. I like going there only one night, foam party.

      They offer special rates for members only and I know it is a gym not a sauna because of avoiding some regulations and routine police check. I hope that someone could say something with them, like making steam room with steam all the time and making it a dark room...it is an expensive place compared to other saunas in Paris, if you want to save money in utilities, just close no more business. No more funny sissy shows with no maturity...

      I do hope the old Aniki could come back at somewhere in Taipei, the one now should have a talk with government or Mayor Ker, do they want tourist business or not or votes. Actually Taipei is not really a fun city with so many good looking educated guys, Taipei has potentials for being a hot spot for many westerners who come to Asia. It is very sad to see Aniki now and watch people go there and find no fun, just waste time and money.“

        on 12-09-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  8. Wow indeed!

    “An improvement over the old location in some ways. It's more modern and well-maintained with a well-equipped gym. There doesn't appear to be a jacuzzi, though, and the private rooms are much smaller and impossible to stretch out in. It really should have food and drink services inside tho, although multiple entry is available for 16 hours with your wristband. The Lube Party was tamer than expected but there's something for everyone to enjoy.“

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      on 01-02-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  9. Honest Review

    “Arrived in Taipei for a short trip over the weekends from 2 Dec 16 to 4 Dec 16. Went to Aniki twice. On the Friday night, I arrived at around 12am and there really wasn't much of a crowd. You pay $1000 and get to play for a total of 16 hours. This means you can go back out and come back, as long as you don't rip off the wriststrap given to you. It was quite disappointing as there were only around 20 guys cruising but no one was making any action and got very boring after awhile. The next day I decided to take my chance again and went on the Saturday afternoon just after 6pm. Found out they had an event on from 6pm to 9pm and this time around, there were probably around 100-200 guys roaming in the whole place. Lots of very good looking, young, handsome and gym-fit ones too. The sauna has 2 levels in the basement and the event was held in a big dark room at B2. If you were a top you get a glow in the dark wristband. Inside the room, there were around 50-100 guys just having action together. It was fantastic if this was your kind of thing. If you are decent looking and in good body shape, you can just go stand in the middle and guys will come worship you. There were also other guys all standing outside waiting to see if they can catch any hotties coming out of the room. A smaller room towards the end of the maze also had some touching and action but was much quieter than the big room. I think I ended up playing with over 10 guys in the big room and a guy took me out and we went to get more comfortable in one of those small cubicles. I couldn't be more happier and satisfied. One of my best sauna experience and I would definitely come back again but only on a Sat or Sun night from 6-9pm for the event parties. The locals wont come on the weekdays knowing not a lot of people will due to the higher entrance fee. I hope this helps.“

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      on 04-12-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  10. ANiKi needs to honor their advertisements

    “I was there Sunday October 30, 2016 because I read great reviews about gym party. After hours that I was there, I don't see gym party. I came and asked the guy at work at the front. He said, no gym party. I showed him the parties scheduled that was posted on their website. He still offer no apology nor explanation. Also, the weekend was supposed to be nude and I don't see they bother to enforce that. Such a waste of money!“

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      on 15-11-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  11. Expensive but worth it

    “Entrance fee is expensive...but facilities are one of the best. I visited this sauna several times. I don't recommend weekdays. There were just 10-15 ppl it's waist of money. If you have no time but weekdays I recommend other sauans in Taipei. On Friday also not many ppl(around 50-70).. I think because of high entrance fee local Taiwanese visit only Saturday night. On Saturday you can meet about 200-300 guys in this sauna. Taiwanese were kind to foreigners and have good manners. I enjoyed every time. It is very large but so cold inside at night. There are not enough blanket. But if you ask to the manager he will give you blanket personally. There is 3days pass coupon(save budget)...u can ask at the front.“

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      on 27-06-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • No. of hours

      “Hi Ben - Planning to visit this place soon for the first time. How long (how many hours) are you allowed to stay inside the bathhouse for the entrance of NTD 1,000? Thanks.“

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        on 05-09-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

      • Extra charge

        “16 hrs. when I was there on 30th Oct 16. They charged me extra 200NT for a right to return though.“

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          on 31-10-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  12. Impressed

    “(Average, in shape visiting White Brit, 31yrs)

    I went and inadvertently timed it for the foam party. Everyone was very up for it -- and while I didn't always get the hot guy I had my eye on, there was so much going on. No shortage of interested guys. Foam kinda chokes you, so make sure to drink water, mouth wash when you can. Staff are super professional, and the place had very hot guys. I'd advise to go when there are events on. Foam, steam and gym parties are all great, apparently. (Gym is an extra benefit too!)“

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      on 02-06-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  13. Great GYM PARTY

    “The only party at Aniki worth going is the GYM party. The price is too expensive for sauna. I think the owner need to cut the price to get more clients. GYM party is definitely the best in Asia. Lots of muscles guys“

      on 22-02-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  14. Le plus moderne et clean que j'ai testé

    “J'ai été très surpris par la modernité, le niveau d'équipement et la grandeur de cet établissement (sur 2 niveaux en sous sol. Aniki est un sauna gay ouvert H24 très fréquenté par des jeunes taïwanais malgré son tarif élevé. Tout est super propre avec un niveau d'équipement assez exceptionnel. On s'y perdrait car beaucoup de couloirs, de chambres, de box à destination multiple, mais un lieu super, avec des taïwanais sympathiques, curieux et avenant. Thank you so much for that great moment and nice experience ... see you soon ...“

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      on 07-12-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  15. Beauty with no beast

    “The place is dead most of the time. The guys are strange and usually come for chats. They don’t provide a towel post shower.
    Also, paying 1000 Taiwanese $ is insane for an entry.
    When I visited at peak time on Friday there were 12 guys total and all mostly paired.
    The facilities are amazing but we are not there for a normal steam and sauna.“

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      on 27-11-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  16. Really nice place

    “I've never been to a gay sauna before but after reading the reviews I had to check it out. I went around midnight so it was probably quieter than the early evening.

    The were still quite a few cute guys looking for fun, and some average types as well.

    This one guy followed me around a bit and I indicated that I wasn't interested but he wouldn't leave me alone, so I went upstairs to the smoking room and waited a bit and went back down.

    A guy approached me and we went into a room to have some fun. The are two types of small rooms, some the size of a bathroom stall and some others the size of a queen bed.

    I thought they provided condoms but I couldn't find them, only the lube.

    Overall good experience. It's clean, comfortable and nice. If you like young Asian guys this is the place to go. I'm sort of a cub-ish Asian, and some didn't like me but I think anyone can find their match here.“

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      on 06-11-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  17. A must in Taipei Taiwan

    “This is a true destination when I visit Taipei. The price is a little steep but it is worth every penny. They have a 5 day pass for NT2000 which is great for American tourist like myself. The crowd is close to 85% to 15% foreigners. The sauna is one of the best in the world if they keep it up. It is NOT as busy as Babylon in Bangkok but it has everything you are looking for. I wish they would put the gloryhole stalls on the basement. No one will use that in an open area.“

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      on 12-09-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  18. Went last weekend

    “The ANiKi Gym party is the most fun party you can find anywhere. Most of my friends are only coming to ANiKi just for this. I wish Babylon in BKK would copy this theme. I always have the hottest time there during this party. Since I had such great time on Saturday, I have decided to check out the FUN party on Sunday ... I hope the management will listen to customers and cut back on this party (or no one would come on Sunday). It's never good to not give clients any choice. Not all of us enjoy some [] guys interfered as you want to enjoy your time with someone that you are attracted to. Came two nights and the review is completely opposite... We love the GYM party and hate the FUN party.“

      on 17-08-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  19. Went 3 times - 20, 21, & 22 Mar 15 - not disappointed

    “I checked out Aniki three times on 20, 21, and 22 March 2015 while visiting Taipei and was not at all disappointed as a Caucasian.

    Friday night was a little slow around 5pm, but picked up after 7pm when the after work crowd arrived. Saturday evening mask party was bordering on extraordinary -- if you are into 80+ guys in a room going at it with masks (!) - and Sunday afternoon was a little slower, but not dreadfully slow.

    I'd definitely go back. It doesn't have the facilities of a Babylon in Bangkok, but the modernity is impressive. Where else do you have automatic lube dispensers? Those were great!

    As for cost, it's worth paying the NT$1,000 membership fee if you'll go back 3 or more times; it's also good forever, so while certainly expensive, no doubt about that, can be justified.“

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      on 23-03-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  20. Racial issues?

    “The facilities are great, no doubting that at all!! a lot of space, good, clean. The private cabins are like toilet cubicles and towels are more like face cloths, but still all good. However...I was there on a busy Friday AND Saturday over CNY 2015 and being the only Caucasian guy there, i was avoided like the plague. Now I hear you say, maybe I wasn't their type...but this place was PACKED and if I do say so myself, I'm not THAT bad looking or chubby or anything. I fully understand that in Western places, Asian guys are often treated the same way but I have never personally went out of my way to be rude and avoid someone. It's not nice being pushed out of the way all night. It's such a pity, having such good facilities going to waste...

    On a lighter note, staff were helpful and friendly upon entry.“

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      on 21-02-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Didn't have a problem as a Caucasian at all

      “i concur with the review above that the front staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful (especially as I do not speak Chinese well, though can read it decently).

      Unlike the previous reviewer, however, I had no problem meeting guys and there was certainly no dearth of guys interested in Caucasians...

      This said, the entry fee is very steep if one is not a member! Thus, taking advantage of becoming a member -- as well as all the 50% discount plans (e.g. wearing a suit on Monday, being hung on Tuesday, being a member of a gym somewhere on Friday) -- are well worth taking advantage of!

      In this sense, I doubt many actually pay the somewhat overpriced NT$1,000 entry fee which really is quite steep!“

        on 24-03-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  21. Great sauna withless quantity but fantastic quality

    “Hot guys in this very clean and stylish sauna on a Tuesday evening. Nude day made the visit perfect. Just touch whenever you want, the Taiwanese love it and I had a fantastic time as a Caucasian. Fortunately a lot of lube and condoms were provided.“

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      on 07-01-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Nude day?

      “I checked the website but don't see they offer nude on Tuesday... Does anyone know?“

        on 24-06-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  22. One of the best, especially the guys.

    “It surely stands as one of the world's top venue of its kind. The recently closed one is still new and superb; the new one is even better. It is a place for fitness, fantasy and fun as intended for fit and attractive men. It has state-of-the-art facilities, attentive staffs and a large percentage of good looking guys. The events are enjoyable and creative. It is also quite easy to find. However, the price is premium as well.

    The followings might be improved.
    - The pillows are too flat.
    - Blankets can be added.
    - The bathroom's floor is now too coarse. It hurts feet.
    - The shower knob is too difficult to turn off.
    - Lube should be provided in a little pack too.
    - The big dim red-light room is the best spot to have fun. The brightness is already good. Guests usually have action there as usual, so the gym party might need a bit brighter light and move to the gym?
    - Sauna room is sometimes cold.
    - I prefer to use the stairs instead of the elevator to enter the facility. It is awkward to stand and wait in a public place letting everyone knows your status.
    - May add mirrors to some rooms?“

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      on 23-11-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  23. No atmosphere, not sexy, expensive, disappointing

    “Visited Aniki in October when pride event was on, Sunday afternoon/ evening. What a disappointment! Long queue (1 hr) to get in because only one person was selling tickets. Inside it is on 2 floors. Overall it feels like an industrial building that has had lots of rooms created from partitions and walls you might use to create toilets or similar. It has no real atmosphere and does not feel like a place you want to spend hours wandering around, relaxing and trying different areas. Well there's not really much to try anyway.

    On the first level there is a lounge area which is a bare room next to the entrance with a couple of large tables and seats in the middle, imagine a hospital dining room with two long tables, nothing on the walls, all white. No idea why you'd want to sit in there. There's a big gym area. There are showers which are quite nice as you get a good view of guys showering through the glass. They have strange recesses in the walls with no signs or anything which seem to provide soap if you put your hand in although I saw several people who couldn't work it out and put their towels in there.

    Also on the first level is the steamroom. This is large, but either has no steam or suddenly too much steam. It's quite bright and with no steam you can see the whole room easily. It has almost no corners or darker areas to play in. It's just far too open and lacks a sense of excitement and was pretty empty anyway with maybe 6 or 10 people at any one time. Could have fitted 50 or more easily. There's a dry sauna. Not many people bothered with that. Near the showers are maybe eight cubicles in a line (just like toilets) with glory holes in the walls - not sexy at all so not surprising nobody used them.

    Going down one level on some big industrial metals stairs you reach the next floor. This has some special event rooms and lots of cabins. You can see over the top of the partitions that there are other areas not open yet as the partitions don't go to the ceiling.

    There was a special naked dark room event when I was there. This was a room that was square maybe 12m x 8m, quite bright and with a big mattress on the floor on one side. Just a big empty room, quite brightly lit, no corners or smaller areas to play - nothing else at all. Had maybe 50 guys in it and people were having a good time but could have been so much better. Also downstairs is the foam party room I guess - this was closed.

    The cabins are small, not big enough to lie down in. Toilet cubical size although some seemed to be double units but then you had the metal structure going across the floor in the middle of the room. In side the room there's some dispensers - no labels of course - lube and condoms.

    There's no jacuzzi or bath, pool or no darker rooms, no play areas or comfy areas to chill out in, no slings or stuff like that, no food available or drinks or bar apart from some vending machines, it's just like a warehouse with temporary partitions put up - LITTLE ATMOSPHERE at all and just doesn't feel sexy or exciting or a place to hang around in - huge but not really interesting despite there being some cute guys and getting plenty of attention. It's also expensive.

    Someone spent a lot of money on this but totally got the concept wrong, sorry to say, by getting a company who designs office space to do the layout probably.

    This is definitely NOT a Babylon Bangkok competitor and I don't think I'd bother to go again.“

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      on 21-11-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • You must be kidding

      “You must be kidding me. Babylon in Bangkok besides it building and architectural, has absolutely ZERO sexual energy. Everytime I visit Bangkok now, I don't bother to come back. The reason to go to gay sauna is to have fun and Babylon bkk felt miserably. Even at foam party during Songkran while the place was packed and hundreds were waiting outside, it was totally boring because there isn't any sexy activities inside. ANiKi at least has some fun naked nights.“

        on 23-12-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  24. Not at level of expectations !

    “I went there on October Tuesday the 21st. Box for play are small: Non-sense to play with someone. Towels are small size and they smelt very bad when they are wet: unacceptable bad smell.
    This sauna must quickly upgrade those two points otherwise technology investments don't make sense. “

      on 22-10-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  25. It definitely is a world of wonders

    “Went to Aniki while they were still on running period on Saturday eve (23 August). The entrance fee is combined by a 1000 twd membership fee and 300 twd entrance fee. This might have changed after opening officialy but I'm not sure.

    Now to the point - forget everything you know about gay saunas... this place is insane! Yes, the design is modern and the facilities are new and clean but that's not the reason it's the best sauna I've been. At that night, about 300 Taiwanese were in that sauna. Most of them were young (didn't see anyone over 45), half of them were muscular. It felt to me like a candy store where I could take everything I want. Electronic music on the background which I really liked. Originally, I wanted to be there 2 hours and to rest after before my flight. What really happened is that I left the place at 7am directly to pack and go. That was the BEST sauna night I had ever. I highly recommend it. I hope I'm not building up too much expectations regarding that place but anyway that was my experience.“

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      on 22-09-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  26. Our underwear was stolen and management didn't care

    “I went to Aniki with a couple friends. Most guys there walk around in their underwear. There are shelves outside the steam room to put your towel and underwear when you go in. During our time at Aniki, ALL of our underwear was periodically stolen while we went in and out of the steam room.

    We told management about what happened and they didn't seem concerned. They weren't surprised and acted like this happens all the time. They offered an apology and that was it. My Andrew Christian underwear is worth way more than the admission price. Management treats customers and their property poorly, so I won't be coming back.“

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      on 31-08-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  27. Closed with a new Aniki opening soon

    “The establishment closed on February 21, 2014. The management will open another new sauna soon. Stay tuned!!“

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      on 01-03-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  28. Shifting in June 2014

    “Aniki will be shifting to a new venue in June. Was there in mid-Jan and though I agree that the facilities have deteriorated, the guys were still good. They're undergoing a lawsuit with the landlord so that resulted in the lack of hot water for the tubs and showers. Let's just hope for better facilities and guys at their new place come June.“

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      on 07-02-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  29. Never go

    “There are so many broken showers. To make matters worse, a few showers has no hot water. And it's February!!! There is no water in tubs. Deteriorated place.“

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      on 02-02-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  30. Gone downhill… FAST!

    “I wrote a review on Aug. 22 and went back in early January. Aniki has deteriorated badly in those few months. Not only has the entrance changed, but so much needs fixing. All three hot pools/jacuzzis were empty and out of order. Most of the showers don't work and the ones that don't have hot water. Until everything is fixed, Aniki needs to bring their entrance fees down.

    Speaking of money grabs, skip the Cool Party on the first Saturday of every month. Is there supposed to be a live DJ? The music is no better than getting streaming dance music off of Pandora. And who goes to Aniki for the "light show"? Aniki seriously needs to dump this theme night for something more sexual. 800TWD is too much for crappy music and lights.“

      on 06-01-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

  31. Definitely not the best in Asia

    “First, after changing the entrance, they need to post directions in English too at the old address. Not all of us can read Chinese. They really need to fix the showers as many don't work and very often, there is no hot water.
    The jacuzzi didn't work several times I was there, they never bother to fix it.“

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      on 23-12-2013 | Reply Problem with this review?

  32. worst experienced I have ever had

    “1) Rude & unfriendly front desk receptionists 2) not a very clean - many broken shower heads 3) too many smokers in the hallway 4) no restaurant, no bar, no cafe. Your employees must be trained to be friendly and polite to all people! As you should know, those people pay you all the bills!“

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      on 09-12-2013 | Reply Problem with this review?

  33. Very disappointing

    “To describe as one of best in Asia is a joke. No cafe. No restauant. No comfortable seating area. No swimming pool. No outside seating. Rubbish gym with 2 broken workstations.“

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      on 30-11-2013 | Reply Problem with this review?

  34. Change the entrance!

    “The ANIKI sauna change the entrance! The new entrance is opposite side of this building.“

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      on 04-10-2013 | Reply Problem with this review?

  35. One of the best

    “The best in Asia? Babylon in Bangkok, Hokuokan in Osaka and 24 Kaikan in Tokyo may have better claims for that title but Aniki won't disappoint. Clean and well-equipped facilities with an active darkroom and lots of private cabins, You can probably spend a few days here without having to exit! If fit young Asians are your thing, you'll find them here.“

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      on 22-08-2013 | Reply Problem with this review?

  36. Eric

    “服務好,總有新內容以及乾淨的環境,非常舒適和享受.Good service & fun, and a good environment.“

      on 16-08-2013 | Reply Problem with this review?

  37. “Aniki is the best sauna in Asia. Many cute muscle guys go there. Many Promotion at entrance. Very clean and new decoration. If you are gay and come to Taiwan you should go to Aniki Sauna. It 's the best for you.“

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      on 17-03-2013 | Reply Problem with this review?

  38. “Very nice facilities and plenty of eye-candy if you're into Asians (not many non-Asians there). However, it's starting to show signs of wear and tear (especially the wallpaper). The owners need to invest more in maintenance.“

      on 09-02-2013 | Reply Problem with this review?

  39. “Fantastic setting, good space with all essential sauna facilities. Especially liked the 3 big bath tubs in sauna area. Very busy on weekend from 5 PM onward - mostly Taiwanese customers. Not so many other tourists!“

      on 21-04-2012 | Reply Problem with this review?

  40. “Aniki is one of the most happening sauna in Asia . On Friday Gym muscle night bring along your gym membership card and get buy one get one free promotion. Best time to go is 7.30 pm till late. Each Saturday night features new theme; black light , foam , anonymous boys on masks... See you there next time.“

      on 09-03-2012 | Reply Problem with this review?

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