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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
markxhadden Norwich, United Kingdom
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    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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its a shame airport bus drops you opposite busy 4 Lane highway which you then have to cross to reach hotel reception with heavy suitcases Lifts are slow being an older hotel you. Can often wait several minutes for one to arrive The surroundings are all you would wish for in a Palace

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is near to the business area in Gangnam. Breakfast is very good, especially home-made salmon was delicious. They have 4 good restaurants. Corner suit is big and luxurious. Jacuzzi has a nice city view. The staff are kind and helpful. The automatic toilet has many functions including heater and dryer, can you imagine :)). Wifi works well and... More

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OC, California
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53 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed at probably eight hotels in Seoul, six of those in Gangnam and I have to say I really liked this one. It is opulent in a carved wood, leather and statuary kind of way which, if you consider all the "business" hotels out there may put you off. Don't be put off. This is a great alternative to... More

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

Dear KiloTango, Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul! Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor. We were pleased to hear that you found our hotel to be a great alternative to the ordinary. One note, we are just about a block away from Hak-dong Station located on subway line 7. Roughly about a 5-minute walk... More

Cork, Ireland
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31 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decked out to a highly antique style theme, it offers top class service and comfort. The rooms are modern and spacious.The lobby most often plays live classical music.Located in the business district. It's a 3minute taxi ride to Gangnam or 10min to Itahwon

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

Dear royclarke61, Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul! We are delighted that you enjoyed our antique interior design and the live music we have in the evenings in our lobby lounge. We were also so pleased to hear that you experienced such wonderful service. Our staff strives to offer guests 5-star service with all of the comforts of home. We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice clean hotel. Close to Hakdong subway station. Clean, 4+ star hotel. English speaking staffs available 24/7 breakfast was little over priced but still clean and sanitary. Many wedding being held there but guest elevators are separated from wedding guest elevators.

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

Dear David B, Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul. Thank you for taking the time to share your review of our hotel on TripAdvisor. We were so glad you enjoyed our hotel and its easy access to local transportation. Hope you had time to get out and explore the city! This time of year is perfect for sightseeing. Looking forward... More

Stuttgart, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I really enjoyed the stay in the Imperial Palace. The sevice was excellent, the rooms and the sauna were very nice. It was just a little pricy. All in all I enjoyed my stay at the Imperial Palace and I can recommend it.

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

Dear Ramon K, Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul! We were delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that you experienced excellent service. We look forward to welcoming you back and offering you another “very good” experience. Sincerely, Susan Crawford Guest Relations Imperial Palace Seoul More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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

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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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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

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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*
Number of rooms: 410
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