We had the pleasure of staying in a Garden Suite at Centum Hotel for several months so we really got to know all the ins and out of the place and were never disappointed. It was a wonderfully comfortable stay with tastefully decorated western style rooms. A couple of quirky things about the room...incredibly hard mattresses (feels like sleeping on the floor which is what Koreans like I guess) and "wet bathroom" design where the shower door doesn't keep the water in the stall and there is no shower curtain for the bathtub (but again, it's what Koreans are used to). Both both of these "issues" are just part of the Korean culture and we learned to get used to it.
The thing we loved best about this hotel was its location. It was steps to the subway station and right around the corner is the World's Largest Department store as well as a large Lotte and Homeplus, a super luxurious Korean spa (Spaland), an ice rink, a riverside park, 3 cinema complexes (including the BIFF center), tons of restaurants and coffee shops, a museum, a mountain to climb with a beautiful Buddhist temple (Mt. Jangsan), and of course, right across the street is the BEXCO convention center. There's free underground parking for hotel guests and free wi-fi in the lobby (unfortunately only LAN connection in the rooms for a daily fee). For our first few weeks in Busan we never even left the area because there was so much to do right in Centum City. You're equi-distance away from two of the best beaches in Busan, Haeundae and Gwangali, both 3 subway stops away and, in the peak summer season, the hotel offers a free shuttle bus to Haeundae. There's also a lovely Korean spa and fitness facility (but no swimming pool) within the hotel as well as several dining and drinking options. The staff at the hotel were always helpful and responsive. We never had too much difficulty speaking to the front desk/concierge staff in English. Even though we were long term guests, housekeeping still insisted on cleaning our room every single day, even providing fresh towels and linens, without fail.
I would definitely recommend this hotel if you're going to stay in Busan. It's a little far from the actual downtown area (about 45 minutes by train) but it makes up for it in so many other ways. We loved this area and this hotel!
Suites are very large and suitable for families.
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