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Somerset Palace Seoul

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7, Yulgok-Ro 2 Gil, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 03143 South Korea See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My four friends and I enjoyed one night at 2 bed room apartment type room with a comfort living room and a convenient kitchen. It has good location and there were nice restaurants. The staffs were very kind.More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from R452QY_, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 2 days ago

Dear Vacation05055309258, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed with our facilities and service. Receiving such positive feedback from our residents motivates us to further improve our commitment to delivering good service. Once again,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like spacous room for this hotel.And location is good.I staied with my friends, we thought this hotel is so good to enjoy cooking and party!It's a liitle too bad about breakfast.I think there is a slight lack of food type and quality.More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from R452QY_, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

Dear Wander39489225390, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. At the same time, I have noted your comment in regards to the breakfast. As we are constantly looking at ways...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our check-in experience was excellent — late night after ride from ICN. That was a great start to an excellent stay. 14th floor room allowed us to enjoy a nice view. Great location which is close to many popular sights and local shopping and only...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MN_TravellerMsp
Response from R452QY_, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

Dear MN_TravellerMsp, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear htat you enjoyed your stay with us. At the same time, we are happy to have met your expectations in service and quality standards. Your fedback motivates us...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018

Quality of services offered by hotel were exceptional. This is not limited to variety of facilities in the residence, cleanliness of the rooms and surrounding environment, variety of food offered in the restaurant and gym facilities offered.More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Meander10766456611
Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Meander10766456611, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your heartfelt words will be shared with the team at Somerset Palace Seoul and motivate us to further improve our service...More

Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is one of the best hotel locations to experience Seoul. No, it's not Gangnam or Hongdae, but a nice combination and variety of shopping, eating, and sightseeing, all within walking distance. Located next to Gyeongbokgung palace, Bukchon and Insadong shopping areas that also include...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank clinn64
Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear clinn64, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Receiving such positive feedback from our residents motivates us to futher improve our commitment to delivering good service. Once again, thank...More

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Description
Located in downtown Seoul beside Gyeongbok Palace, Somerset Palace is in the heart of city's business and financial districts. Somerset Palace offers a tranquil environment, beautiful gardens, a rooftop swimming More pool and great city views. Several embassies and offices of multinational companies are nearby. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Room Service
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
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Business
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Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
400
Price range
$104 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Somerset Palace Seoul Hotel Seoul
,
Somerset Palace Hotel Seoul
,
Seoul Somerset Palace Hotel
Location
South Korea > Seoul > Jongno-gu / Jongno 1.2.3.4 ga-dong / Gwanghwamun / Jongno
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
400
Price range
$104 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Somerset Palace Seoul Hotel Seoul
,
Somerset Palace Hotel Seoul
,
Seoul Somerset Palace Hotel
Location
South Korea > Seoul > Jongno-gu / Jongno 1.2.3.4 ga-dong / Gwanghwamun / Jongno
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Room & Suite (530)
Pool & Beach (45)
Dining (42)
Amenities (91)
Business Center & Event Rooms (7)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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tylermummy
November 4, 2018|
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Response from johnvW7111AO | Reviewed this property |
I was mistaken. They are actually combo washer/dryer units in all their rooms.
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Han A
August 10, 2018|
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Response from bkoraev | Reviewed this property |
We had to take shuttle bus from Anguk station to Incheon airport.
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SpookyJB
March 30, 2018|
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Response from Liars N F | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but the bed I was in was very big. Plus I'm not sure the sofa in the place was not also a sofa bed. I was in an apartment room. You should be in direct contact.
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"Ask for a mountain view"
clinn64
Nov 11, 2018
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"Great views all round, we saw temple from room 1403"
RickieJ
Jul 11, 2018
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"Ask for a room with the view of the temple."
_martin_veronica_dy
Jun 27, 2018
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"Ask for a room that faces the palace and the Blue House"
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Jan 30, 2018
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