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The Shilla Seoul

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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

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...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here a couple of times absolutely loved it everytime. The hotel has the perfect balance of the east and the west on the outside with top notch service from its people. Absolutely the foremost place i would recommend to any friends from overseas. The price was affordable during weekdays and they usually bump you up a lvl

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

Dear Jonfant, 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 2 weeks ago

Having known that The Shilla has been around Seoul for quite some time, You can tell that The Shilla is not one of the newest building due to its conservative exterior design, but I was utterly impressed upon arrival by the hotel's timeless & elegant charm. The service was quick and attentive, and the staff were always helpful in addressing...

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

Dear tfunnie, 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time staying at the Shilla in the past 6 months so that's how much we love this hotel. Service is top-notch - the concierge team helped us book all the restaurants in advance and when we arrived there will be a print out ready for us. I also love their pillow menu as most pillows are...

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

Dear bebeminion, 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...

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is just great. We had a room on the 22nd floor with an nice view to the Nansam Park and the Tower. The room are spacious and with all necessary amenities you needed for an city trip. We can recommend the executive lounge on the 23 floor were you can enjoy an surrounding view over Seoul while having...

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

Dear LaenderAbenteuerer, 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 22 March 2017

beautifully appointed hotel with attention to important details. Numerous staff are very well trained and go beyond basic requirements to meet guest expectations. At the busy breakfast room our server practically sprinted to refill our coffees, not wanting us to wait in the least. One small criticism is the reliance on one coffee station which is a barista-type counter from...

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

Dear gahk2017, 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 21 March 2017

I had the luxury of staying at Shilla Hotel a year ago. They have this rustic yet modern feel. While the room I stayed in felt a little cramped, the amenities were just about right. They even refilled their welcome gift: a box of various chocolates! The staff were also multilingual so they could converse in English, Japanese, and Chinese....

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Dear lord_alessi, 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 Vice...

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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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre 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
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Namsan
Price Range: $294 - $487 (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, 18 Apr 2017 | 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, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“city view seems better”
gahk2017, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A room facing west has a beautiful view of the city.”
HansHenrikD, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room is as beautiful as the next but they do not have connecting rooms at this hotel for families.”
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