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The Shilla Seoul

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this hotel for the first time in about 12 years. It is now even better than we remembered. There appears to be a quite high staff to guest ratio which is quite rare these days if true. We were extremely impressed by the attitude and enthusiasm of the staff in the Club Lounge. Of course the food was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Shilla's reputation precedes your visit and the service and facilities are exceptional. There is still a range within good five star hotels but the Shilla deserves its place within this. From being greeted everyday, reception and the pure number of staff everywhere it is a lovely experience. We were there during school holidays and it was busy, not just...

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

Dear kieran r, 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...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's very famous hotel in korea operated by Samsung. It had very good facilities and amenities living up to its reputation. However, There were lipstick stains on coffee cup and lots of dust in the drawer. I asked to change the cup but I had to wait too long time. That is what i rated like this.

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

Dear Dongin S, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences regarding your recent stay with us. Please accept our sincere apology for any disappointment you experienced in our service during your stay. We genuinely appreciate your feedback and will take your comments into consideration so we can provide you with better service in the future....

Hong Kong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luxurious hotel with mega shopping on the premises. People are coached here just to shop at the duty free mall. Imagine doing all your shopping stuff and taking back to your hotel room which is on the same premises. Then just relax with coctails by the pool.

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

Dear Hkeater, 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...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel holds well it's five star level but the executive lounge is something else! It is big but still gives a familiar feeling. Professional staff! The food at cocktail hour is sufficient for dinner! Hotel location nice walking distance to Seoul Tower. Convenient shuttle bus services to different parts of town!

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

Dear Anette A, 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...

Mustihaveone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grand location, grand hotel. Great service too. The only hitch is that it is recessed from the main streets. Perhaps for some that is the draw. The room was nice, clean, modern and absolutely no complaints.

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

Dear Mustihaveone, 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...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide for this trip said a few times this is the top one or two hotel in South Korea. I was not sure when I heard that first. After 3 nights' stay, I was convinced. The decor, setting, atmosphere ... that i could see and fell upon arrival at the main entrance were nothing but fabulous. they were...

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

Dear Teruce, 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...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the one of finest hotel in Seoul. The hotel is located far from other buildings, so it is really quiet and calm. The hotel staff aren't very friendly, but well trained to serve you well. They should be more kind and show a real smile to the guests(enjoy your jobs). If you use public transportation, you have to walk...

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

Dear Peter J, Thank you for choosing The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. 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 travels until we meet again. Warmest regards, JeongHo Lee...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an overdue report but this hotel always stays in my mind as one of the very top. Room - Stayed in the Executive Business Deluxe. High-end technology, great ambiance, nothing to complain about Executive Lounge - this is the highlight. Great free food option throughout the day. Breakfast, afternoon tea, happy hour with wines and drinks. Top quality...

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

Dear rooneeb, 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...

Reviewed April 12, 2017

The Shilla is one of the top high quality hotels in Seoul. Service to the highest standard is celebrated from the first second you step a foot through the doors right until you leave again (with a smile on your face). Not on the cheap side, it does reside a little outside the main center of Seoul (Gangnam) on a...

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Dear Al_Tsch, 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...

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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
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: $219 - $363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Shilla Seoul 5*
Number of rooms: 464
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#2 Business Hotel in Seoul
#6 Family Hotel in Seoul
#8 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
#9 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
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“Club level - free and top quality food throughout the day”
rooneeb, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“If you need a pick-up from the airport, ask the hotel to arrange a limo. Not cheap, but after a long flight worth it.”
Al_Tsch, Apr 12, 2017 | Read review
“city view seems better”
gahk2017, Mar 22, 2017 | Read review
“A room facing west has a beautiful view of the city.”
HansHenrikD, Mar 11, 2017 | Read review
“Any room is as beautiful as the next but they do not have connecting rooms at this hotel for families.”
Monchan736, Mar 8, 2017 | Read review
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