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Somerset Palace Seoul

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7 Yulgok-Ro 2 Gil, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 110-885, South Korea
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Splendid hotel situated perfectly near the Gwanghawun Square and Gyenongbokgung Palace complex. If you have a room at somewhat higher levels the view is splendid. Upon arrival we got the good news that our rooms (for the full group, about 7-8 rooms) were upgraded to suites. Our room was about 28 m (meter) long, and consisted of two suites, each... More 

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Thank you for taking time to share your stay experience on Tripadvisor. The team at Somerset Palace Seoul is delighted that you especially like our central and convenient location which gives easy accessibility to downtown and other historical places. Also thank you for your kind comment for housekeeping and good recommendation. . It has been a great pleasure hosting your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I stayed at the Somerset Palace in December 2014 as a single professional woman travelling to Seoul for work. The location is excellent, staff and the room excellent - with a small kitchen. American style in a good way, comfortable and secure. Staff really good. Breakfast is a communal hostel feel but again in a good way. It's not relaxed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

So I have stayed in this place for almost 10 months now, on a business visit. I must say the place is located very well if you need walkable tourist places. Hotel staff are very courteous and most of all SPEAK ENGLISH ( which is equivalent to a PhD in Korea!) Breakfast is pretty standard but I had asked the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This hotel is located at a great location, 5 mins walk away from Anguk Station and mins away from Insadong, Bokchon and Gyeongbokgung. Breakfast is complimentary, but we like eating out or having something simple in our room instead. The small kitchenette, as well as the washing machine and dryer made the stay more convenient and comfortable. Near Anguk station,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed there for a total of 8 nights end of December through first week of January 2015. Location of the hotel is good, 5-minute walking distance to Anguk station and 5-10 minute taxi ride to Myeongdong. if you want to stay away from the crowds and buzz, this is the place. Very quiet place and close to Gyeongbokgung and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is my second time staying at Somerset Palace Seoul. Love the location, which is very close to Insadong, Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon, just few minutes walk away. The studio apartment was big enough for our family of three, though we need a rollaway bed for my daughter in the living area. The furniture are a bit aged but overall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Awesome! Awsome location. CLEAN! I stayed here for 6 month on business and really enjoyed it. Insadong is just a few minutes walk. The subway is few minutes also. The resturant on the first floor was a good place to drink with a nice garden view but food was okay not great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We reserved this hotel from their own reservation page for a long term stay. We have been Seoul 2 years ago and seen it then. We thought it would be more convenient because of its location and sizes of the units. Well, it is a good location, but the staff at the reception is not very friendly and or welcoming.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Our previous stay at Somerset Palace Seoul was 2 years ago in Dec 2012. This time round, we decided to stay at Somerset Palace Seoul again because of previous good experience. We stayed for 5 nights at room 724. Good Points: Booking made via their website was informative, easy and smooth. Front desk was always helpful and the staff spoke... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Spent 3 days in Seoul. Loved It. This hotel made it simpler and better Next to the main Temples, to Insadong, the famous street, we were able to start our days walking. The italian restaurant inside, with the beautiful garden, made it adorable.

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Address: 7 Yulgok-Ro 2 Gil, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 110-885, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Somerset Palace Seoul 4*
Number of rooms: 400
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Also Known As:
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Somerset Palace Hotel Seoul
Seoul Somerset Palace Hotel
Hotel Style:
#28 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
#30 Family Hotel in Seoul
#30 Business Hotel in Seoul
#37 Romantic Hotel in Seoul

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