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Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Seoul

Seoul is one of the most visited cities in Asia and the world not just because of KPop music and its breathtaking winter scenes but also because of the rich cultural experiences and great sights to see. Whatever your reasons are for wanting to head to South Korea, our 5 favorite luxury hotels will surely make your stay in Seoul more memorable.

InterContinental Seoul  COEX

Location: 524 Bongeunsa , Gangnam-Gu, 135-975 Seoul
Suites start at: $430

With its 656 guest rooms, 35 suites and plush amenities, it comes as no surprise that InterContinental Seoul COEX is one of the top luxury hotels in the city. Businessmen and upscale travelers appreciate the high-end accommodations, golf range, casino and Sky Lounge that the hotel has to offer. The InterContinental Seoul COEX is also near the Gimpo Airport and Incheon Interational Airport as well as the COEX mall.


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Banyan Tree Club and Spa Seoul

Location: San 5-5, Jang Chung-Dong 2-Ga Jung-Gu, 100-857 Seoul
Suites start at: $700

Escape from the bureaucratic life in city for a while and engage with Mother Nature by having a try in this hotel. Overlooking Mt. Namsan, this club and spa has splendidly combined the traditional hospitality of Korea and their signature warmth to guests. Feel the essence of life with their numerous activities like golfing, futsal, tennis and other recreational activities.


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The Shilla Seoul

Location: 202 Jangchung Dong 2 Ga, Jung Gu, 100 856 Seoul
Suites start at: $970

The Shilla Seoul is a multi-awarded hotel. Among its accolades include ranking 58th at the 2009 World’s Best Hotels and Institutional Investor of Korea also in 2009 and the first ever eco-friendly hotel. The Shilla combines opulence with technological advances from Samsung Electronics. The hotel’s outdoor pool and fountain are great sights especially at night and the Guerlain Spa is a must-try.


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Park Hyatt Seoul

Location: 995-14 Daechi 3 – dong Gangnam – gu, 135-502Seoul
Suites start at: $544

Try to describe the service of this hotel and you will find no other fitted words but promising elegance and gracious service. Aside from the modern design aesthetic and plush facilities, Park Hyatt Seoul also boasts of staff that are trained to cater to your every request. The panoramic views of South Korea from the sleek glass floor to ceiling windows make for a great big bonus.



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The Plaza

Location: 119, Sogong-Ro, Jung-Gu, Jung-Gu, 100-864 Seoul
Suites start at: $450

Being situated along the main highway, you will never feel isolated from the rest of the city. Being the symbol of prestige and dignity, the The Plaza Hotel has developed and set a new standard in the service rather than going with the flow. With the philosophy of boutique designs subtly applied in every corner of the hotel, you will feel relaxed and right at home while you are travelling.



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