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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely amazing hotel with the most beautiful decor. The staff was extremely friendly and the atmosphere is out of this world. Wish I could have stayed longer - will definitely go back there once I have an opportunity to visit again.

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your precious time to sheare 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, Seung Geol Lee/Genereal Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's our first stay at this hotel. Reached late close to midnight but was amazed by the beautiful environment. Upon reaching the room at the club suite gave us more surprise. Jacuzzi right in front of you the moment you step in the upper deck with a restroom beside, another restroom at the lower deck beside the king's size bed,...

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Imperial Palace Seoul and for posting your review. We are grateful to hear you had a wonderful experience with us and we are honored by your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great luxurious hotel, excellent gym, comfortable hard bed. Good value. Worth staying if you need to stay in gangnum. It's right next to a starbucks, and Paris Baguette across the road, with a few eateries, but not within walking distance from Gangnum shopping district.

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Imperial Palace Seoul and for posting your review. We are grateful to hear you had a wonderful experience with us and we are honored by your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Prague
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The lobby is amazing! You can feel Christmas!! We even saw a singer named Baek Ji Young. The room was cozy, but a bit small. Especially the floor under the bed has some stain. But nothing major! Service was excellent! We enjoyed it!

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 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 will be implementing upgrades to the property. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is one of the prettiest hotel lobbies I’ve been in in a while. It’s an older building pretty well maintained with high vaulted ceilings and elegant furnishings. When I was there it was all decorated for Christmas, perhaps a little over the top but very cheerful. The breakfast buffet is about what you’d expect; perhaps a bit more extensive...

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 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 will be implementing upgrades to the property. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Zilina, Slovakia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Hotel has good position in clean and quiet area, in front of hotel is bus stop where stops direct bus from/to Airport. Rooms are perfect, big comfortable bed, nice and clean furniture, big bathroom with bath and shower - everything shiny and clean (every day) Staff is nice and helpful, food very delicious. Only strange thing was Christmass decoration and...

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Imperial Palace Seoul and for posting your review. We are grateful to hear you had a wonderful experience with us and we are honored by your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I highly recommend this hotel. The staffing are amazing. We had a problem with our room a/c and the manager (Tom) solved the problem the best way he could. I would definitely return to this hotel. The concierge was very attentive. The property is close to the subway.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Imperial Palace Seoul and for posting your review. We are grateful to hear you had a wonderful experience with us and we are honored by your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

First impressions of this hotel are amazing. The Christmas decorations were stunning and the lobby was truly beautiful. A very spacious and spread out hotel. There are three restaurants catering to all tastes and live music in the lobby every night. There are specialised shops including flowers and suits. There is a spa which we did not visit so I...

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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 will be implementing upgrades to the property. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Reviewed 22 November 2016

Having just stayed in the Imperial Palace Seoul, I can say it was absolutely wonderful, the staff was excellent along with the room and of course the lobby area was magnificent. This place has a classic feel and if I come back to Korea I could not consider staying anywhere else. Again, anything we needed was caered for at the...

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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, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a night in this medieval style but modern hotel in gangnam for our last holiday before the birth of new baby Especially enjoyed happy hour in the club lounge. The staff were full of hospitaliy providing special care for my pregant wife

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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, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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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
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Samseongdong / COEX
Price Range: $160 - $287 (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
#18 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
#31 Business Hotel in Seoul
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“Amazing decor”
 of 5 bubbles 40garrenk, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Direct airport bus was just outside hotel. Nearest metro station, Hak-dong, takes about 10 minutes walk for hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 524dannyc, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Enjoy the lobby:)”
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 of 5 bubbles Zhozho, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The room was espacious, with comfortable bed and pillow.”
 of 5 bubbles 846cristinay, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Classic feel not like a standard hotel room”
 of 5 bubbles C8911WFtracym, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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