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The Shilla Seoul

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   202, Jangchung-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-856 , South Korea
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Ranked #7 of 390 hotels in Seoul
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wichita, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at The Shilla for 4 days on a vacation trip and we were impressed by the customer service, very professional and spoke English perfectly. The rooms are great, the bathroom was beautiful and the beds so comfortable. We schedule breakfast to our room in advance and it was delivered on time. It was delicious. We also loved the... More

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Munich, Germany
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18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at The Shilla for 3 days during a business trip, and i was really impressed. The rooms have been renovated lately and are in perfect condition, especially the bathrooms. The spa and the pool are just great. The breakfast offers a rich choice of asian and western dishes. The service was great, a staff member is in reach... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in two hotels in Seoul during the period of 25th Jun to 2nd Jul. The first four nights I spent in JW Marriott Dongdaemun, the next two nights at Shilla Hotel. Not aware of how and where, I got an insect bite on my finger, which developed into a big red lump in less than 24 hours I found... More

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed in The Shilla Hotel a few times over the past 2 months every time I visited Korea for business. Quite surprised with all those details (toiletries to amenity) and excellent food quality and taste. Even for the banquet and conference, the quality and taste of food stood out and surprised me. New interior design is superb, simple,... More

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19 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Still okay but has gotten expensive and slid downhill from a few years back. I used to love this place as was typical Korea and service was great. Now wa become quite standard and not a good value . There are better choices in Seoul for the money.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Under no circumstances should this be sold as a relaxing, quiet resort. I found it anything but. Extremely busy; especially the pool area throughout the entire day with screaming children and large families. I have rated it still very good because it is not the hotel's fault but it should be known to a prospective guest that a lot of... More

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Causeway Bay
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We got told that Shilla is the best in Seoul. my gf and i stayed here two night. It's decent enough but not as nice as what I heard Shilla are. Bright, modern, new rennovated architecture but it's really not outstanding... The mini-bar in room has a small selection. I didn't eat anything but it all looked like expensive, cheap... More

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New York, New York, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The Shilla has spoiled me for any other hotel when I visit Seoul. I love love love this hotel. From the pickup by car service at the airport to late night room service - everything was wonderful.The service is amazing, the food wonderful, the decor impeccable - the best. The Shilla provides Molton Brown products for their guests, I was... More

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New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Beautifully renovated hotel. Restaurant breakfast was amazing. Room was super nice, modern. Only complaint they squeezed in a table that made the room cramped. Entire property is beautiful. Very comfortable - first class hotel!

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Vladivostok, Russia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

During our last visit we had a situation that the hotel personnel sell tables in the restaurant to the group of people who don't live in there while guests can stay without any attention. Also there is a big line to the restaurant.

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Address: 202, Jangchung-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-856 , South Korea
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Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Shilla Seoul 5*
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#3 Business Hotel in Seoul #6 Family Hotel in Seoul #6 Luxury Hotel in Seoul #15 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
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The Shilla Seoul represents the best hotel in Korea, with contemporary design blending well with traditional patterns and style used back in the Shilla Dynasty. Next to the main building stands the former guesthouse that was once used to welcome special guests from around the world. The main building is replete with restaurants offering outstanding international cuisine, a shopping arcade featuring global brand goods, a pool, and a luxurious spa while in a separate building within the property lies a grand duty-free shop. ... more   less 
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