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Imperial Palace Seoul

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Cainta, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was our first stop from Incheon Airport upon arrival in Korea. Since KAL Limousine bus stops right in front of the hotel, the airport transfer was quite convenient. My husband and I stayed for 1 night in a club room, so we also had club lounge benefits. Our room was quite big - it had a hallway with... More 

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IPSEOUL, Executive Assistant Manager at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Imperial Palace Seoul Hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We apologize for causing you great inconvenience. We will be implementing many of these upgrades to the property. We wish you safe travels. Thank you. Yours Sincerely, Bryan Yoon EAM, Rooms / Sales... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Kind staffs, delicious finger food for wine, sweet mood, excellent location in Gangnam in Seoul. Strongly Recommended ;) will be back for sure!! 분위기 직원분들 음식 위치 모두 좋습니다. 비즈니스, 친구 모두 괜찮구요. 임피리얼 팰리스 서울 특히 한국 전통 스타일의 멤버십 라운지 추천합니다.

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1 Thank Jeannie P
IPSEOUL, Executive Assistant Manager at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking your valuable time to share your experience with us. It is with great pleasure to learn your stay with us was enjoyable. We look forward to serving you again soon. 앞으로도 세심한 서비스를 제공해 드리는 임피리얼 팰리스 서울이 되겠습니다. 감사합니다. Yours Sincerely, Bryan Yoon EAM, Rooms / Sales & Marketing More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Imperial Place Boutique Hotel has been my second home for last 16 years. The staff have been changed a lots but they still remember my likes and dislikes, upgrading me to the club floor. They are the best!

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1 Thank Young H
IPSEOUL, Executive Assistant Manager at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing our sister hotel and sharing your experience with us. We promise to continue to provide the best service and hope to serve you again soon. Thank you. Yours Sincerely, Bryan Yoon EAM, Rooms / Sales & Marketing More 

Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

near the subway station jazz music is very wonderfull in roby rounge at night. sauna water is very clean and pure. and all place is very an atmosphere of calm and restfulness. antique hotel is my thing.

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IPSEOUL, Executive Assistant Manager at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Imperial Palace Seoul Hotel. It gives us great pleasure to learn your stay was wonderful. We hope to serve you again soon. Thank you. Yours Sincerely, Bryan Yoon EAM, Rooms / Sales & Marketing More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello, I would like to inform the public about my experience at the Imperial Palace Seoul Hotel. I was given a standard room at this supposed 5-star hotel on August 5th, 2016. Unfortunately, I discovered too late into my stay that there was a massive leak from the floor above, which spilled over into my room, soaking my luggage, my... More 

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Singapore
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

General atmosphere feels old. Check-in and check-out was expeditious, on par with 5-star hotel. Inside the room, furniture are worn out, but cleanliness is good. A good selection of TV programmes with big flat screen TV :) What's disappointing and didn't felt good: (1) Wifi was good for 2.5 days, on my 3rd night, the wifi signal became unstable and... More 

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IPSEOUL, Executive Assistant Manager at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We apologize for causing you great inconvenience. We will be implementing many of these upgrades to the property. It would be such a pleasure to persaonlly... More 

Penrith, Australia
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572 reviews
88 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolutely fantastic hotel. Great location, sensational service. Lots of choice when it comes to bars and restaurants. Very well appointed rooms, good amenities, very comfortable. Certainly will return next time in Seoul.

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IPSEOUL, Executive Assistant Manager at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking your precious time to share your pleasant experience with us. It gives us great pleasure to learn your stay was magnificent. We hope to serve you again soon. Thank you. Yours Sincerely, Bryan Yoon EAM, Rooms / Sales & Marketing More 

Seoul, South Korea
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is serious warning for all whom thinking using this outdoor pool of Imperial palace Seoul hotel. If you are staying in this hotel for business or sightseeing around, it could be a good choice since this hotel is located in the heart of Gangnam area. However, the pool is so horrible. Despite of the pool size or visitors (... More 

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IPSEOUL, Executive Assistant Manager at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Sean, thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We apologize for causing you great inconvenience. We will be implementing many of these upgrades to the property. It would be such a pleasure to persaonlly... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

1. Hotel located at heart of Gangnam Gu, Seoul. 2. Airport Bus linked to this hotel direct from and to Inchon Airport. 3. Truly 5 stars hotel facility with tasteful decoration of shinning lobby and good service. 4. Bus stop from Inchon airport to hotel is located at opposite side of the road of hotel. It was raining when my... More 

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IPSEOUL, Executive Assistant Manager at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking your precious time to share your detailed feedback with us. It gives us great pleasure to hear that you had such an amazing experience at our hotel. We will continue to strive to provide the best service and we hope to serve you again soon. Thank you. Yours Sincerely, Bryan Yoon EAM, Rooms /... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I visited this hotel for some relaxation and time away from work ( I live in Seoul) and it has been nothing but perfect. I upgraded to club level which afforded me amazing breakfast and also free cocktails / a light dinner from 6-9. I spent my day at the pool and korean spa which was AWESOME! Highly reccomended :)

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IPSEOUL, Executive Assistant Manager at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking your valuable time to share your pleasant experience with us. We hope to serve you again soon. Thank you. Yours Sincerely, Bryan Yoon EAM, Rooms / Sales & Marketing More 

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Staying in Samseongdong / COEX

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Samseongdong / COEX
A large business hub, Samseongdong is anchored by Korea’s World Trade Center, where many important business exhibitions and meetings are held. The enormous COEX mall sprawls underground, providing a myriad of things to do and see, including a large aquarium and movie theater. For a bit of peace and zen, head over to the ornate Bongeunsa Temple which is one of Korea’s most important places of worship. Or take a stroll nearby through the tranquil royal burial grounds of Seonjeongneung, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imperial Palace Seoul is located in the heart of the business and cultural center, Seoul, South Korea's thriving capital, and it has long been a city landmark. Imperial Palace Seoul won top prize in the Favorite Business Hotel category of the TIME Readers' Travel Choice Awards 2006 selected by Time Asia. This is the first time a Korean hotel has been honored with such an award. At the time of the G20 Summit in 2010 and the Nuclear Security Summit in 2011, leaders from countries around the world such as Brazil, Vietnam, Algeria and many others visited Imperial Palace Seoul, and it has been recognized as one of the top branded hotels in Korea. A noble and artistic atmosphere with elegant European style interior, antiques and paintings, Imperial Palace Seoul provides a space to enjoy beautiful art beyond the function of accommodation by offering the best service and giving top priority to customer satisfaction and impression under the motto of 'The Best of Everything'. Developing its 27-year history with pure domestic capital as the best hotel brand with a world class network along with 'Imperial Palace City Hotel Fukuoka' in Japan in 2007 and 'Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel' in Itaewon, Korea in early 2010. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imperial Palace Seoul

Address: 640, Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06098, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Samseongdong / COEX
Price Range: $130 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Imperial Palace Seoul 4.5*
Number of rooms: 405
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Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
#17 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
#33 Business Hotel in Seoul
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