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The Shilla Seoul

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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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Adult pool
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Minibar
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Mountain View
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249, Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04605 South Korea
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Getting there
Gimpo Intl Airport11 mi
Incheon Intl Airport31 mi
Dongguk University5 min
Yaksu7 min
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Of course this is a good hotel with impeccable if sometimes slightly arrogant service. However, upon our arrival the hotel didn’t have our reservation and insisted it got cancelled. As their reservation department was closed Sunday morning we got stranded for three hours waiting
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I travel for a living. I'm in hotels every week. I've been in Asia since the early 1990s. When I checked into The Shilla, I had no idea that my mind was about to be blown away. South Korea is NOT known for having quality English speakers... Although you'd not know that if
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Response from 마케팅총괄, 호텔신라 at The Shilla Seoul
Responded 12 Apr 2018
Dear rawsushi, Thank you for choosing The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am so thrilled to see that you really 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 travels until we meet again. Warmest regards, JeongHo Lee Vice President Marketing Division
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Though the outside of the hotel is nothing glamorous, the inside of the hotel is kept up extremely well. The food is wonderful. The breakfast buffet is hard to beat. The gym is among the best I have been to in a hotel. And the service is exceptional. Top 5% of hotels I have
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Response from MarketingDivision, 호텔신라 at The Shilla Seoul
Responded 1 week ago
Dear randojee, Thank you for choosing the The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am delighted that you were satisfied with our facilities & services. 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 President Marketing Division
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I enjoyed the pretty amazing view I got in my room. The room is spacious, and the bed is so comfortable. The price is slightly on the higher end. But you get what you paid for. It is a uphill walk to the hotel if you take public transport. But the hotel do provide shuttle
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Response from MarketingDivision, 호텔신라 at The Shilla Seoul
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Jaselynnnn, Thank you for choosing the The Shilla on your recent visit to Seoul. We truly appreciate the time you took to write and share your recent experience with us. I am very happy to hear that you were satisfied with amazing view. I hope it will not be long before we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again. Warmest regards, JeongHo Lee Vice President Marketing Division
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I have eat in this restaurant for over long time ago then now I try because of new management the rib is excellent and the steak is ok yea the bacon is good too also the service was very good the waitress cook all for u and bring out all Kim Cher fish as u want it
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Response from MarketingDivision, 호텔신라 at The Shilla Seoul
Responded 1 week ago
Dear 606joef, Thank you for choosing the The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent trip to Seoul. I am glad that you visited our restaurant and enjoyed the dining experience again. 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 President Marketing Division
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Yes they do
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Are your American guests eligible for the hotel tax refund?
The electricity socket by the desk is multi-standard. Adaptors for other sockets can be requested, but easier to take one or two !
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I see that you guys are registered as Expedia VIP+ hotel, what's the benefit offered?
As far as I know there is no perk. Just bragging right I guess lol
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How do you get from Incheon airport to the hotel? Is there a shuttle?
I used by travel company so they took me to shila hotel by thair shuttle bus. I envy u that u can go to great hotel! I really recommend for shila! Please enjoy!
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"Shilla's website sometimes have good value packages in comparison to search engine aggregators"
"Have a view of Namsan Tower"
"Order taxi 10min before you want one as it will take some time to get up the driveway."
"High floors for city views"
"Get a mountain view."
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PRICE RANGE
US$207 - US$381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
South KoreaSeoulJung-guDasan-dong
NUMBER OF ROOMS
464
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