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The Shilla Seoul

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is for the outdoor pool only, which is highly profiled on the website and in ads tempting families for staycations. The hotel itself is amazing and the staff bend over backwards to make you feel comfortable. The outdoor pool though is like entering another world, bent on trying to squash people who actually want to swim. We were... More 

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신라호텔, 호텔신라 마케팅팀장 at The Shilla Seoul, responded to this review

Dear F5148YLjoannes, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your feedback and regret to hear that your recent experience at The Shilla Seoul was not entirely satisfactory. Your valuable comments will be shared with our staff members and moving forward we will do our best to improve our service. We hope to have... More 

Singapore
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shilla is an old hotel; I had stayed there on my first visit to Seoul over 20 years ago and in early September I was there for three nights for a wedding. The hotel has been recently refurbished and the rooms are very well appointed. It's great to note that in the best hotels, I didn't have to worry... More 

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신라호텔, 호텔신라 마케팅팀장 at The Shilla Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Richard1610, Thank you for choosing The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your kind comments shared in this review are greatly appreciated. All of us at The Shilla hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. We wish you safe... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Shilla Seoul for around 5 nights over July/ August 2016. As far as hotels go it really was spectacular - from the impressive crystal hanging in the reception, the architectural splendour of the other buildings in the complex and my room was extremely comfortable. The bedding was good, and I especially like the bath tub which... More 

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신라호텔, 호텔신라 마케팅팀장 at The Shilla Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Fiona G, Thank you for choosing The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your kind comments shared in this review are greatly appreciated and we will do our best to give the exact information to our customers. All of us at The Shilla hope that... More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing hotel, truly 5 star and the service, room and overall facility was exceptional. Staff was just amazing and courteous and just really good people. The gym, golf and sporting facilities were well maintained and affordable/free though the outdoor pool which looked spectacular was an additional cost. The room was beautiful and very well organized and put together. Bed was... More 

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신라호텔, 호텔신라 마케팅팀장 at The Shilla Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Jason P, Thank you for choosing The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your kind comments shared in this review are greatly appreciated and we will do our best to meet our customers' high expectation. All of us at The Shilla hope that we will... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed for business. Clean and bright rooms - no hassle rooms. hardly used any services though - so can't comment much. Breakfast was good - even for vegetarin had a few dishes - which was a bit surprising given Korea! location is great - middle of city. And just across the very busy Shilla DFS.

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신라호텔, 호텔신라 마케팅팀장 at The Shilla Seoul, responded to this review

Dear jshah29, Thank you for choosing The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your kind comments shared in this review are greatly appreciated. All of us at The Shilla hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. We wish you safe... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Shilla for one week on business. The hotel has a hushed and ratified atmosphere. Technology was state-of-the-art, as befits a hotel owned by the Samsung group. Service was deferential and respectful. Guests accustomed to Western chains may find the staff not as smiley and warm, but this is the height of quiet Korean hospitality. Likes: The... More 

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신라호텔, 호텔신라 마케팅팀장 at The Shilla Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Mom_of_Scotty, Thank you for choosing The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your kind comments shared in this review are greatly appreciated. All of us at The Shilla hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. We wish you safe... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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55 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my first visit to Seoul, I had the pleasure of staying at The Shilla for a brief 2 day business trip. Seemed very centrally located. I had booked a room at the executive lounge level, which I find to be a great value in most places. This lounge at The Shilla was impressive! It was a main restaurant in... More 

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신라호텔, 호텔신라 마케팅팀장 at The Shilla Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Chilnes, Thank you for choosing The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your kind comments shared in this review are greatly appreciated. All of us at The Shilla hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. We wish you safe... More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My experience at Shilla is ying and yang. I booked the Shilla because of it's amazing pool. Travelling in summer we really wanted to enjoy and relax by the pool after our days of site seeing - unfortunately finding out when we checked in that it was going to cost an extra $100 US per person per day I was... More 

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신라호텔, 호텔신라 마케팅팀장 at The Shilla Seoul, responded to this review

Dear wigleyd, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your feedback and regret to hear that your recent experience at The Shilla Seoul was not entirely satisfactory. Your valuable comments will be shared with our staff members and moving forward we will do our best to improve our service. We hope to have... More 

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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

I didn't stay here but I had breakfast with friends who were staying in this property and had a look at the room where my friend was staying. The room is modern and beautifully decorated. Little bit small but it felt cosy. The swimming pool looks amazing. The breakfast menu was lovely too.

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신라호텔, 호텔신라 마케팅팀장 at The Shilla Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Anna T, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience in Shilla Seoul I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast with your friends. Your kind comments shared in this review are greatly appreciated. All of us at The Shilla hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Warmest regards,... More 

Seoul, South Korea
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

It is the best hotel i have stayed and i am not just saying it just because i am Korean. Such a beautiful place to stay enjoying Korean traditional architecture. The food is really good over all. Even though it is quite expensive it is worth every penny. Also, i love the fact that they have shilla duty free shop... More 

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신라호텔, 호텔신라 마케팅팀장 at The Shilla Seoul, responded to this review

Dear jul2016, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences regarding your recent stay with us. Your kind comments shared in this review are greatly appreciated. All of us at The Shilla hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Warmest regards, JeongHo Lee Vice President Marketing Division More 

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Staying in Namsan

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Namsan
Situated in the center of Seoul, Namsan is Seoul’s most well-known hill for having the iconic N Seoul Tower perched on top of it. It’s not just the picturesque views from Namsan Park that make it a top draw, but N Seoul Tower’s status as a site for lovers from around the world who come on a daily basis to place a lock on the tower’s fence, professing their love to the external world. Nature lovers will be rewarded should they take the time to walk through the often overlooked Namsan Park with its trails of beautiful scenery that change seasonally, excellent views of Seoul, and attractions such as Namsangol Hanok Village.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shilla Seoul represents the best hotel in Korea, with contemporary design blending well with traditional patterns and style used back in the Shilla Dynasty. Next to the main building stands the former guesthouse that was once used to welcome special guests from around the world. The main building is replete with restaurants offering outstanding international cuisine, a shopping arcade featuring global brand goods, a pool, and a luxurious spa while in a separate building within the property lies a grand duty-free shop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shilla Seoul

Address: 249, Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04605, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Namsan
Price Range: $249 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Shilla Seoul 5*
Number of rooms: 464
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