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“High Class/Posh but very good place”
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Conrad Seoul
Ranked #25 of 500 Hotels in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

While doing business in Korea, we stayed in the hotel. Easy to get around and good price/performance ratio in the upperclass sector. Good facilities as well as connected to IFC mall incl. food courts and metro. Very contemporary rooms. Friendly staff, for sure not the budget solution.

Stayed: July 2014
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Conrad_Seoul_Hotel, General Manager at Conrad Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2015

Dear Guest,

First and foremost, thank you for sharing your valued feedback of your stay at Conrad Seoul. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay, especially our adjacent location to the IFC Mall, offering various dining and shopping options.

Thank you once again for leaving us your valued feedback and we look forward to greeting you again in the near future.

Best Regards,

Nils-Arne Schroeder
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Conrad Seoul is quite a new hotel in Seoul, I think It opened about only 2 years ago.
So the facilities are very new and nice; for example, Apple TVs, and TV's on the mirror in the bathroom :)

Also, they provide swimming pool & gym when we stay there over 1 day, the swimming pool was very clean & nice sightseeing. Becaues the location of the hotel is Yeoui-daero where is near Han river and lots of buildings, So when you swim, you can enjoy the sightseeing of city.
If you forget the swimming cap, they provide it! and Sauna is really nice to relax~

Breakfast at Zest is very nice. You should enjoy it!

Room Tip: IFC mall is very close to the hotel, and the hotel often offers some promotion. So if you want to sh...
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Conrad_Seoul_Hotel, General Manager at Conrad Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2015

Dear Guest,

Thank you for leaving us your sincere feedback regarding your stay at Conrad Seoul and choosing our hotel as your accommodation. We are pleased to hear that you've enjoyed your time at Conrad Seoul.

We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you.

Best regards,

Nils-Arne Schroeder
General Manager

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

The Conrad is a welcome new addition to the Seoul hotel scene (especially for you HHonors loyalists, who suffered for too long with two less than spectacular options north of the river). I stay at Hilton properties less frequently, and probably like many of you, considered--and ultimately stayed at--this place because of the good reviews. I also had things to do in Yeoido, so the location was perfect.

Regarding the location, it is quite convenient having the IFC mall literally downstairs. Yeoido also has some great restaurants nearby--Heukdonga (BBQ pork) and Chang-go (BBQ beef), to name two. If your travel plans leave you no reason to be in Yeoido at all, you may find it a bit out of the way. However, if you have to move around to various parts of town as we did, it is well-positioned and the hotel being what it is, is worth the trip.

The Conrad is one of the more well-designed hotels in town. The rooms are spacious, stylish and comfortable. As are most of the common areas such as the executive lounge, 2nd floor restaurant and ground floor common areas. What we ate for breakfast was pretty good, though the downstairs restaurant was so full when we tried to eat there that we were sent upstairs. The staff said the food in both locations was the same, though it is in fact quite different. In the end it was fine, but I'm not sure why the staff felt it necessary to make that claim. Regarding other amenities, the pool is pretty good for lap swimming, but not for much else.

Service was in turns great, then occasionally a little lacking in small areas. When we checked in, the front desk staff helped sort out a reservation mistake which was entirely our fault. In the end the hotel essentially upgraded us, which they really did not have to and knew full well we have no premier status with the brand. I was similarly impressed when staff went out of their way to accommodate us for seating upstairs in the lounge during a particularly busy happy hour one evening. The lounge access is worth whatever extra you have to pay, by the way.

There were a few occasions when the service wasn't perfect, but these related to only small matters: erroneous instructions regarding the pool access, waiting nearly 45 minutes for a power converter because there is no 120v power in the rooms, and the inaccurate breakfast description mentioned above. These are small points, and overall the staff were engaging, helpful and appeared very well-trained.

If I weren't so put off by the HHonors program overall, I'd be tempted to stay at the Conrad whenever I visit Seoul. As it stands though, I'll likely continue to keep on the rotation with some other good hotels in town. If you haven't stayed here before and you're a frequent visitor to Seoul, a trip to Yeoido is certainly warranted. It is a great hotel.

Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Conrad_Seoul_Hotel, General Manager at Conrad Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2015

Dear Guest,

First of all, thank you for choosing Conrad Seoul as your accommodation and your precious time in leaving us a feedback of your stay. Also, we're glad to hear you've enjoyed your experience at Conrad Seoul, especially our convenient location in the center of the city.

We look forward to greeting you back soon. Thank you.

Best regards,

Nils-Arne Schroeder
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

This is first time I stayed in Seoul business district and was not sure what to expect. To my surprise this neighborhood was a mix of commercial and business which gave lots of options to people that want to explore Seoul after days work. Hotel room was also surprisingly big and it had iron/ironing table also in the room... Which is not v common in Seoul.

Excellent breakfast with lot of options from traditional Korean food to continental.

Well connected to commercial side where you have mall, Mexican food, great Indian restaurant, Korean style roadside food stalls :-)

The bar n grill on top floor is nice with Seoul views and drinks are great. However not much choice for bar food... For which you will have to sit in their full service restaurant. Of course the English in bar/grill is limited but at least they are always smiling...

Room Tip: I would ask for a river view room as later I realized there is one river around studded with cherry...
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Conrad_Seoul_Hotel, General Manager at Conrad Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2015

Dear Guest,

First of all, thank you for choosing Conrad Seoul as your accommodation and your precious time in leaving us a feedback of your stay. Also, we're glad to hear you've enjoyed your experience at Conrad Seoul. We look forward to greeting you back soon.

Thank you.

Best regards,

Nils-Arne Schroeder
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

This was our first time at a hotel of this stature. It was definitely high-end, but being that this is our first anniversary, we wanted a special experience. Conrad Hotel's staff DEFINITELY gave that to us. As soon as we arrived, they took our bags, escorted us to our room, explained all of the COOL FEATURES and constantly checked on us during our stay. DEFINITELY WORTH IT!

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Conrad_Seoul_Hotel, General Manager at Conrad Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2015

Dear Guest,

First of all, thank you for choosing Conrad Seoul as your anniversary venue and your precious time in leaving us a feedback of your stay. Also, we're glad to hear you've enjoyed your experience at Conrad Seoul. We look forward to greeting you back on your next anniversary!

Thank you.

Best regards,

Nils-Arne Schroeder
General Manager

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Reviewed 19 July 2014

I really enjoyed this hotel on my business trip to Seoul last week. It's connected to a large mall with food, shopping and a train station which is direct from the airport! It was a great experience. My room was spacious with an awesome view. I actually enjoyed sitting in my room working because of the fast WiFi and awesome view. The hotel is very modern with sensor lighting, "magic glass" for privacy, automatic window shades, a nespresso machine and a large spacious bathroom and closet. The staff was super friendly and well equipped to help you get around with suggestions.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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Conrad_Seoul_Hotel, General Manager at Conrad Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2015

Dear Guest,

First of all, thank you for choosing Conrad Seoul as your accommodation and your precious time in leaving us a feedback of your stay. Also, we're glad to hear you've enjoyed your experience at Conrad Seoul on your business trip.

We hope to greet you back in the near future. Thank you.

Best regards,

Nils-Arne Schroeder
General Manager

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

스마트 럭셔리 컨셉이 잘 어울리는 멋진 호텔입니다. Smart Luxury concept goes well with a nice hotel. 직원들이 아주 친절하고, 넓은 주차장을 이용할수 있습니다. Steps are really so kind, and you can use wide size of parking lot. IFC Mall을 아주 편리하게 이용할수 있습니다. 식사, 영화, 쇼핑 등 다양하게요. Can be conveniently used to IFC Mall. Food, Movie theater, shopping...

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Conrad_Seoul_Hotel, 제너럴 매니저 at Conrad Seoul, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2014
Google Translation

안녕하세요 고객님,

먼저 바쁘신 와중에 소중한 의견을 남겨주셔서 감사드립니다. 고객님의 호텔에서의 경험이 만족스러우셨다니 저를 비롯한 호텔 팀원들 모두 기쁘게 생각하고 있습니다.

앞으로 더 나은 서비스와 시설로 보답드리겠습니다. 다음 기회에도 콘래드 서울을 선택해주시기 바랍니다.

감사합니다,

Nils-Arne Schroeder
General Manager

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Address: 10, Gukjegeumyung-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 07326, South Korea
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Region: South Korea > Seoul > Yeoido
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 500 Hotels in Seoul
Price Range: £149 - £269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Conrad Seoul 5*
Number of rooms: 434
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conrad Seoul is located in the acclaimed International Finance Centre (IFC) in Seoul’s Yeouido Business District.In addition to its prime location in what is often referred as the ‘Korean Wall Street, Conrad Seoul is the closest luxury hotel to both Incheon and Gimpo International Airports. It affords easy access to two subway lines and a bus terminal with connections to every part of the city and environs. Dramatically overlooking the Han River, and with sweeping views of the city skyline, Conrad Seoul is nestled among three other high-profile office towers of the IFC, a complex which includes a Cineplex, a luxury retail mall, and extensive dining and leisure outlets. For business, for pleasure, for entertaining, or for just relaxing with friends, Conrad Seoul truly is the center of it all. ... more   less 
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