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Beijing, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here on a business trip for a week. Unfortunately I was really busy so I did not see much more of the hotel than the room itself. I even missed the breakfast which I heard is really nice. The room (I assume my company booked a standard room) was pretty spacious. I liked the design of the room... More 

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

Dear janbeijing, Thank you for choosing The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am glad to hear 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... More 

Panjim, India
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are very pleasant, good quality bed, feels luxurious. On the higher floors, you get a view of the mountains in the distance too. The staff is very helpful in handling my tricky questions and nice touches abound: snippets of paper found in clothing handed in for laundry are handed back in mini-envelopes. The staff also have a good... More 

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

Dear Gnurr, 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 

Seoul, South Korea
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with my friend 3 weeks ago for the Ladies Package, which includes Urban island outside pool entrance and midnight winery on the top floor. It was just amazing! We didn't bring our cars, and just got off from the subway. While we were wondering how to walk up to the hotel (it is on a hill), the... More 

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

Dear DrLaraLee, Thank you for choosing The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am very happy to hear that you were satisfied with The Urban Island and Midnight Winery. All of us at The Shilla hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. We wish you safe travels until we... More 

Oslo
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218 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A big luxury hotel, maybe to big. But still, friendly portier, swift check-in, nice luxurious rooms, great ameneties and ok location. I cant really find something wrong but it all felt a little too big and impersonal. More of a playground for rich koreans living in Seoul.

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

Dear norvagabond, 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 valuable comments will be shared with our staff members and we will do our best to improve our service. All of us at The Shilla hope that we will have the pleasure... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here twice. All of the room, restaurant, food, lounge, service are perfect! The food in lounge is so good and environment is cozy and comfortable. Even if it in the middle mountain and hard to get a taxi in the evening , I still love to stay here again!

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

Dear Winnie T, 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... More 

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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Seoul for the first time and booked a room in the Shilla. Because purpose of my trip was tourism, location of a hotel was of a big importance. Shilla is situated in very beautiful area. Service is very good as well. Though, not all staff members speak english. Spent 8 nights in this hotel and absolutely enjoyed the stay.

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Makati, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb hotel experience from service to amenities. Staff were cordial at pamper guests to the point one might think you belong to some royal lineage.breakfast buffet was excellent that you will realize variety can also be synonymous with health stuff- organic yet global suiting whatever palate you may have.

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

Dear jeeney, 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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44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was booked into the Shilla as it was the venue for a conference I was attending but I am very glad I did stay here. It is a lovely hotel, nothing uber luxe or flashy - the decor is practical and reasonably stylish rather than breathtaking - but the service is great and the public areas very nice and... More 

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

Dear MrsMuirdown, Thank you for choosing The Shilla on your recent visit to Seoul. We truly appreciate the time you took to write and share your recent experience with us. I am very happy to hear that you were satisfied with our facilities and service. I hope it will not be long before we have the pleasure of welcoming you... More 

Seoul, South Korea
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used executive grand deluxe room at 18 floor. This room has a very good sighting for Nam-san, Seoul. (The best view for Nam-san is hilton seoul) Foods quality on lounge is best of seoul hotel as I experienced. Room condition and interior also best of seoul hotel. But urban accessibility is not good. (Best is RitzCalton or Weston Chosen... More 

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

Dear Jin Young J, Thank you for choosing The Shilla on your recent visit to Seoul. We truly appreciate the time you took to write and share your recent experience with us. I am very happy to hear that you were satisfied with our facilities and service. I hope it will not be long before we have the pleasure of... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a bit surprised that my business meeting was moved here, given this would be one of the most expensive hotels in Seoul. But apparently good corporate rates could be negotiated. On arrival, I was overwhelmed by the busses around the hotel (and nearby duty free store) and the crowds in the lobby. I thought it was going to... More 

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

Dear vivian2010_10, Thank you for staying with 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. The Shilla Seoul offers complimentary shuttle bus services to Dongdaemun and Myeongdong, both of which are downtown shopping areas with cultural attractions... 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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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
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: $233 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Shilla Seoul 5*
Number of rooms: 464
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Also Known As:
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Shilla Hotel Seoul
The Shilla Hotel Seoul
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#2 Business Hotel in Seoul
#5 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
#6 Family Hotel in Seoul
#8 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
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