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Somerset Palace Seoul

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#48 of 474 Hotels in Seoul
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I and my friends stayed penthouse as a 6 people. when i made a reservation hotel said it is ok to stay 6 in the penthouse we will provide 6 breakfast. so I thought it is find to stay 6 in the penthouse. but when I get here. there was no blanket. I asked that I need blanket for 2...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well appointed studio accommodation in excellent location for tourists to Seoul, close to palaces, walking distance from many places to eat and drink. Excellent buffet breakfast from 6.30 to 10am midweek. Reception always manned and able to check out very early and leave cases on our last day as going on DMZ tour at 7.15am before flying home.

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very comfortable like home but I wish the staff members would be kinder. This hotel doesn't seem airy.I hope it smells good, but this hotel isn't. Except for these things, it's a great place. The food is delicious and really like home.

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good and big room, breakfast also good enough, the staffs overall helpful and polite. Only the corridor light is bit dark. Good location, my room view to mountain and can see the Palace. This time is my anniversaries to Seoul, they send me a red wine to celebrate, thx so much

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기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience about your recent stay with us. We are happy to have met your expectations in service and quality standards. Receiving such positive feedback motivates us to further improve our commitment to delivering good service. Once again, thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near...

Hong Kong
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We are a group of 6, stayed here for one night as we drive around Korea for a week. We choose this hotel because it is close to our car rental shop to pick up our car and also it is close to the famous tourist spot Samcheong Dong. Walking distance to a lot of funny tourists spot and good...

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기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review. We were delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your feedback motivates us to do better to ensure that our residents have a warm and pleasant experience. Once again, thank you for making us as one of your preferred accommodation choices. We look forward to welcoming you again in...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hotel exceeded our expectation in all area's ...Location , Size , comfort of Rooms and facilities . First class service in all area's from Front desk / Reception to Breakfast Staff . The convenience of home with the added opportunity to dine in 3 great Restaurants , wonderful Coffee shop ,Convenience store and Quick snack outlet . Beautiful Gardens...

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기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to have met your expectations in service and quality standards. Also , we are glad to hear the compliments about the service from the staff. Your warm words will be shared with our entire staff members and inspire us to continually improve our service delivery....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was very spacious. Housekeeping is good. Very good connectivity. Decent breakfast. Wifi is free and strong. I could see lot of travellers staying there. The only minus point was that the airport limousine bus stop is around five minutes away by walk.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

+ good location, can do everything by foot, subway is close, bus to airport also. Front desk team was great, size of the room, calm, price is ok. - The room was old (equipment and decoration). The sauna is over dated and doesn't work (3 individual cabins in which the temperature was just lukewarm). The breakfast is really not great,...

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기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Plat, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online guest survey on May 14, 2017. We are sorry to hear about your disappointment with Somerset Palace Seoul and that we could not make your stay more comfortable. As we are keen to make improvements to enhance our residents’ overall stay at our properties, I have shared...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 1 week ago

More than enough place to stay in center of Seoul. Very good Cafes and restaurants in the first floor If you want to stay with more than one person, then it is the perfect place considering price and so on. Breakfast is ok and staffs are very very ok.

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 6 nights in a deluxe two bedroom apartment and everything we needed was in place. Clean, comfortable beds and great location. The buffet breakfast provided was just nice and the serviced staff were very helpful. The front desk staff knowledge of the surrounding area was not very good and would recommend more attention is given to be more...

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Staying in Gwanghwamun / Jongno

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Gwanghwamun / Jongno
If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul, Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s most important historic sites and neighborhoods. Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighborhoods, the area is rich with history and culture in its palaces, shrines, and temples. Stand in the center of Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt. Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue behind you, and modern office buildings encircling you—it’s one of the best ways to experience both past and present Seoul in one spot. The main street of Jongno is mostly dotted with restaurants and cafes, but explore deeper within its intricate alleys to pass decades-old restaurants, mom-and-pop shops, and pojangmachas (tents that open at night for quick bites and drinks) and life seems to run just as it did a decade or two ago. Don’t forget to stop at Gwangjang Market, Korea’s oldest traditional market, where it’s just as fun to explore as it is to eat the affordable market dishes that locals have been enjoying since the market first opened in 1905. For a break from urban life, walk along the restored Cheonggyecheon Stream that runs parallel to Jongno for a moment of natural refuge in metropolitan Seoul.
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 pool and great city views. Several embassies and offices of multinational companies are nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Somerset Palace Seoul

Address: 7 Yulgok-Ro 2 Gil, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 03143, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Gwanghwamun / Jongno
Price Range: $94 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Somerset Palace Seoul 4*
Number of rooms: 400
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Somerset Palace Hotel Seoul
Seoul Somerset Palace Hotel
Hotel Style:
#22 Family Hotel in Seoul
#26 Business Hotel in Seoul
#32 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
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“recent stayed in there. i was disappointed a service so dont have any idea about room tip”
ssuntun, yesterday | Read review
“Stayed twice during trip, first room had less sockets for charging phones/cameras etc but second room much bigger with alot more. ”
752bradfordl, yesterday | Read review
“We stayed in 2 size apartments first a 2 bed room to cater for extra family and also a single bedroom as a couple and both were of the same high standard . We used the Hotel as our home base for our 3 week Korean holiday and found all facilities were available including a fully equipped Kitchen and Clothes washing & drying machine . A home away from .Very comfortable ”
jimpurdon, 6 days ago | Read review
“2 bed rooms ”
elleshin, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Try and get a view of the mountain.”
MichaelCKLy, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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