Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Seoul (Part 1)


One of the top tourist destinations in the world, Seoul is a city of glimmering 21st century structures and Joseon dynasty majestic remnants, where you’ll see skyscrapers and shopping malls next to well-preserved royal palaces, Buddhist temples, and traditional Korean villages. Seoul is also a center of luxury hotels directly connected to retail outlets, massive theme parks, and award-winning restaurants.

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1. The Shilla Seoul

The Shilla Seoul is situated across the street from Jangchung Gymnasium or Dongguk University in Jangchung-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul. The hotel is located near the Namsan Park puts the property in the heart of the city yet away from its noise and activity. The property consists of 23 acre grounds include a modern sculpture garden with jogging paths.All of the 507 guest rooms at the hotel are designed for maximum comfort and create an ambience of refined elegance. They are tastefully appointed and have state of the art equipment.

2. Oakwood Premier Coex Center

Oakwood Premier Coex Center is Seoul newest five-star accommodations for short and extended stays. Private, elegant ambiance and each room is actually a spacious, studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suite apartments. Superbly located in Gangnam business district adjacent to the COEX Convention Center and shopping mall, City Air Terminal, COEX World Trade Center and Hyundai Department store. The suites are comfortably furnished like home, including fully-equipped bedroom, living room and kitchen areas, full size refrigerator, washer/dryer, remote TV with cable and DVD with HiFi stereo.

The Westin Chosun Seoul via Agoda

3. The Westin Chosun Seoul

Ideally located in the heart of Seoul, The Westin Chosun Seoul is within walking distance of several major international banks headquarters and local government offices. Convenient for both business and lesiure tavelers, we are also near renowned historic landmarks and thriving shopping districts.


Aria – Overlooking the garden, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Hong Yuan– This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Sushi Cho – This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

The Ninth Gate Grille – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Vacchia E Nuovo – This delicatessen specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

4. InterContinental Seoul COEX

Coex Intercontinental Seoul is located in the World Trade Center complex and within walking distance of the Grand InterContinental Seoul, COEX InterContinental Seoul provides the latest technology, state-of-the-art communications facilities and outstanding services.

Key facts

  • This hotel has 656 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 30 floors
  • Staff speak English
InterContinental Seoul COEX via


Sky Lounge– This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Asian Live – This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Brasserie– This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

5. Park Hyatt Seoul

Our Seoul hotel is located in the heart of Gangnam, the financial and business district of Seoul, South Korea. The luxurious 185-room Park Hyatt Seoul hotel occupies a stylish 24-storey modern building, with the hotel lobby located on level 24, and the hotels exclusive recreational facilities on the upper levels, affording stunning panoramic views of the city. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide stunning city views from a modern 42-sq.metre room with natural elements of Myanmar oak and stone.


Located on the top two floors, the 570-square-metre Park Club Spa & Fitness Centre includes 3 treatment rooms, a sauna, steam room, spa tub, and plunge pools. Services include Korean and Swedish massage, mud treatments, manicures, pedicures, facials, and nutrition consultation.


Cornerstone – This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children’s menu is available. Reservations are required.

The Timber House – This pub serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Lounge – This café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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