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Imperial Palace Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   640, Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-010, South Korea
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in this hotel several times in the past 1+ years whenever I visit Seoul for business. Positive: - Fast Internet connectivity at a reasonable price - Livable conditions - Good selection of TV channels (major international news and some infotainment channels) - Decent selection for breakfast (mixture of western and Korean food) - Regular frequency of airport... More

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IPSEOUL, Guest Relations at Imperial Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Awesomenna, Thank for your continued patronage over the 1+ years when you visit Seoul on business. We also thank you for taking the time to give such a detailed review of our hotel. We were pleased to hear all of the positives that you mentioned including internet connectivity, good selection of TV channels, breakfast selection and the frequency of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It's my pleasure to staying Imperial Palace Seoul, During a 2 nights, I can enjoy whole facilities include inside-outside pool, buffet restaurant at second fl, traditional Japaness restaurant at 2nd Fl, wine buffet....Fantastic!

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IPSEOUL, Guest Relations at Imperial Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear HYUCK CHAN K, Thank you for taking the time to share your excellent review! It’s so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and glad that you had a chance to visit so many of our facilities in just 2 nights. Sounds like you had quite the culinary experience during your stay. Next time you will... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Only reason to stay here is the proximity to my office. I do like the breakfast selection, and the room and service aren't bad, but there's nothing exciting in the immediate vicinity. (There is a great Korean bbq place around the back though)

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IPSEOUL, Guest Relations at Imperial Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tartling , We appreciate you choosing the Imperial Palace Seoul and thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. We were glad to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast selection. I hope that you found time to visit some other restaurants for lunch and dinner. We have many tasty restaurants and good bars. If you should come back during... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

First of all, i would like to state that within my 10 day stay, i had to move hotel rooms 3 times. I was constantly getting bug bites in all rooms, even though they had changed the sheets. The air conditioning in all rooms wouldnt work, and even though they sent a worker to change the filter , it made... More

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IPSEOUL, Guest Relations at Imperial Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jin Y, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of our hotel. I wish your stay had been a more enjoyable one. I was very disappointed to learn about the problems you experienced and I have met with our team of managers to discuss all of the issues you mentioned. Please be assured that all issues... More

Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I have to admit that I was a bit worried when I looked this place up online.... Images showed dated furniture and kitschy at best decor. But when I was scheduled here for work I had a pleasant surprise. Yes the lobby is old fashioned in style with dark wood and marble clubby feel. Fairly classy other than the golden... More

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IPSEOUL, Guest Relations at Imperial Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul! Thank you for taking the time to post your positive review on TripAdvisor. We were so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and that you would stay with us again! We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in town on business! Sincerely, Susan Crawford Guest Relations... More

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

i was in family trip to visit my son in Seoul and stayed at Imperial Palace. It's an unique with an old architecture style hotel represent a luxury hotel. the service is excellent and the rooms was big and clean , the service level is very high and professional

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IPSEOUL, Guest Relations at Imperial Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul. Thank you for choosing our hotel for your family trip to Seoul. We were happy to hear that you enjoyed excellent service from our staff and also enjoyed our spacious guest rooms. October is a lovely time to visit Korea. Hope we can welcome you and your family back again this fall! Sincerely, Susan... More

Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

i was in business trip and stayed at Imperial Palace. It's an unique with an old artsy architecture style hotel represent a luxury hotel. the service is excellent. I left my phone on the table at Amiga restaurant, the waitress run to me and gave my phone back.

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IPSEOUL, Guest Relations at Imperial Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and pleased you found the service to be excellent. We pride ourselves in offering guests attentive and friendly service. Hope we can offer you another great stay soon! Sincerely, Susan Crawford Guest Relations Imperial Palace Seoul More

Manila, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I was very happy to once again stay at the Imperial Palace Seoul. Years ago it was the Amiga Hotel. It is in an older area of Gangnam but very accessible to Tehran- ro and Samsung Dong where the action is in the evenings by a short taxi ride. Taxis are always waiting on the street. Nice outside Bar beside... More

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IPSEOUL, Guest Relations at Imperial Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul! Thank you for taking the time to give such a detailed review of your recent stay with us. I am sure the information you have shared will be very helpful to future guests. It was truly a pleasure having you back with us and we look forward to many visits in the future! Safe... More

Paranaque, Philippines
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90 reviews 90 reviews
10 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

An “Experience Hyundai” trip brought me here at the Imperial Palace at the city center of Seoul. Located in Gangnam where Psy poked fun at its lifestyle to create his song. The elaborate guestrooms are outfitted in antique furnishings. Overall, it’s like royalty staying here. Definitely would like to come back here in Gangnam this time with my wife. Seoul... More

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IPSEOUL, Guest Relations at Imperial Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul! Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you enjoyed the ‘royal treatment’ during your stay with us. Please let me know if you decide to come back with your wife. My e-mail address is crawford@iphotel.co.kr. Again, thank you for sharing your review and I look forward to... More

Quezon City, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Glad we chose this hotel during our business trip, great place, great breakfast buffet, free taxi, rooms are big and when in luck, free room upgrades! well, I guess only if booked via company coordinator,,, I got mine upgraded (21st floor),,,

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IPSEOUL, Guest Relations at Imperial Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul. So glad you enjoyed such a great stay with us. We were happy to hear you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade. During certain peak seasons we offer priority upgrades especially to our corporate guests. Glad you enjoyed your spacious room. Also pleased to hear you enjoyed our great breakfast buffet. It really is worth waking... More

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Address: 640, Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-010, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Imperial Palace Hotel 4.5*
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