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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Wisconsin
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84 reviews 84 reviews
29 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very elegant hotel in the heart of Gangnam. The beds are excellent, very soft. The Japanese style bathrooms are well done. The breakfasts are outstanding. The ambiance is wonderful for a traveler. I always have a great stay. They even have a driving range.

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

Dear Gatto Viziato, Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul. We were so pleased to read your positive review of our hotel. We look forward to offering you many more great stays in the future! Sincerely, Susan Crawford Guest Relations Imperial Palace Seoul More 

Kent, Washington
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156 reviews 156 reviews
31 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is right in the heart of Seoul - it is a bit older, but still maintains its elegant touches. Service is impeccable, and the hotel furnishings throughout the lobby, lounges, and restaurants are elegant. Our room was average, a bit dated, and a bit over-priced , but the stay was excellent and the staff were incredibly helpful! Expect... More 

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

Dear noworries2000, Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback from your stay with us in December and are delighted that you enjoyed all of the elegance our hotel has to offer. We are also glad to hear that you found our location so convenient. Just a note for your next stay... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is very accessible and is at the center of Seoul. There are easy access to taxi and a nearby train station. It's near the shopping district and there are restaurants nearby. If you are travelling to Seoul for the first time, always remember to ask the hotel staff for a hotel card in Korean because this will help... More 

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Dear MaStellaGB, Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul! We were delighted to hear how enjoyable your recent stay was with us and that our bilingual staff was helpful in arranging taxi cards for you. On your next trip, if you should need a printable bilingual taxi card with our hotel location we have one on our website. It is located... More 

Dallas, Texas
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138 reviews 138 reviews
78 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I spent a week at the Imperial Palace while on business. Overall, service was very good. I arrived the hotel with the airport bus and before i exited the bus, there was an employee waiting for me to assist with my bags. Check in was quick and painless and the lobby check in area was clean and very nice. My... More 

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

Dear Dansladen, Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul. Thank you for sharing your positive review of our hotel. I was pleased to learn that from your arrival at the airport bus stop to check-in that everything went smoothly. Also glad you were able to enjoy our wonderful breakfast buffet. On your next stay with us you may want to explore... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Stayed here for two nights for business trip in September I must say the hotel room is perfectly decorated, spacious, luxurious and i really enjoyed my stay! Service was excellent too :) i would definitely come again (as long as the company pay for the stay!)

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

Dear Hajar K, Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul. We were so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us in September. We hope your business will bring you back to Seoul again soon! Sincerely, Susan Crawford Guest Relations Imperial Palace Seoul More 

Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stayed there for 4 nights, in their standard room. Typical classic Korean style hotel. Mirrors are pretty much everywhere. Tad disappointed with the breakfast. Could definitely be better. Wifi connection is ok.... But really bad at times. Overall experience was ok but away from many shopping areas. Walkable to Gangnam

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

Dear SG_JT, Greetings from the Imperial Palace Seoul. Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor. Just a note for your next visit with us, we have Tech Staff available if you should have problems with the internet connection. Also, we do offer LAN cables in our rooms if you prefer that over wireless. Hope you... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

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

Dear markxhadden, We appreciate your continued feedback and patronage to our hotel. Regarding the KAL Airport Bus, it is unfortunate that the bus drops off across the street from the hotel, but luckily when heading back to the airport the bus stop is directly in front of the hotel. As you may know, this airport bus is not operated by... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

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

Dear Levent T, Thank you for your very kind review! We were so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. I hope that we can welcome you back again soon to enjoy more wonderful dining and unique room amenities. Sincerely, Susan Crawford Guest Relations Imperial Palace... More 

OC, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
57 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
34 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

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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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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Also Known As:
Imperial Palace Seoul
Hotel Imperial Palace
Hotel Style:
#42 Business Hotel in Seoul
#45 Luxury Hotel in Seoul

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