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“Great hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hilton Gyeongju

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Hilton Gyeongju
Ranked #1 of 20 Hotels in Gyeongju
Certificate of Excellence
Rochdale
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28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

We stayed four nights at the Hilton. The hotel itself was lovely, nice big rooms free wi-fi really comfy bed. Staff was very helpful and friendly. There are plenty of coffee shops near by and an amazing Korean restaurant opposite the hotel. It's easy enough to get taxis to where you want to go and the buses run regularly. But you do need to rely on buses and taxis to get around.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Jeon S, Marketing Coordinator at Hilton Gyeongju, responded to this review, 24 April 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Seoul, South Korea
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

No need to comment. Just check and stay in. The best service and Hotel in Gyeong-ju, Strongly recommend. When you prepare a travel in this prefacture, Hilton in Gyeoung-ju makes your trip be wonderful memories. Also, services(including, room and parking lot) and staffs' attitude are enough to make you feel comfortable. When you decide to stay in Korea, I recommend below : Seoul : Grand - Hayatt Busan : Westin Chosun Gyeoung-ju : Hilton

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

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1 Thank Hyunseung K
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Jeon S, Marketing Coordinator at Hilton Gyeongju, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
We would be grateful if you could leave us a review on Tripadvisor. It is the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors plan the perfect trip.
Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guest’s reviews before booking their own visits. And we are always eager to learn about your experience. Your feedback helps us improve our service to you and future guests.
Thank you, and we look forward to your stay with us at Hilton Gyeongju again.
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Chicago, illinoisr
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

Because Gyeongju is a smaller city, we did not expect luxury accommodations and we were pleasantly surprised by the hotel which is quite large and offers a wide range is services and restaurants. It is located right on the lake and we had a room with a lake view during cherry blossom season so it was quite spectacular. The service was excellent but be fore warned that nothing in this hotel is inexpensive. There are multiple restaurants and the food is adequate but pricey. We ate at the Mediterranean restaurant and my fish was not fresh and my husbands meal was barely edible. We shared an appetizer, each had A main course and one alcoholic drink and our bill was the equivalent of $150 US. We would not have minded the cost if the food was good. The next night we ate at the Chinese restaurant and it was equally poor. The breakfast was good but I would recommend eating outside of the hotel for dinner.
The grounds of the hotel were lovely and a nice place to stroll during the day or evening.
This is probably the most luxurious hotel in the area.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank 43SAMs
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Jeon S, Marketing Coordinator at Hilton Gyeongju, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
We would be grateful if you could leave us a review on Tripadvisor. It is the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors plan the perfect trip.
Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guest’s reviews before booking their own visits. And we are always eager to learn about your experience. Your feedback helps us improve our service to you and future guests.
Thank you, and we look forward to your stay with us at Hilton Gyeongju again.
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Gunpo, South Korea
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

I stayed at Gyeongju Hilton during early April, 2014. The whole city was in full bloom of sakura, and there are lots of people in the hotel. The faciliities and services are good enough, but it was so noisey for the children yelling and crying everywhere. Some kids even dashed thru the lobby with their kick-board and no one tried to stop or say anything to deter them. I had trouble to have a talk with my client in the lounge for the noises all around the place. It seems that hotel management team should take care of that kind of disturbance in the public area of the hhotel.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

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1 Thank June Hee L
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Jeon S, Marketing Coordinator at Hilton Gyeongju, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
We would be grateful if you could leave us a review on Tripadvisor. It is the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors plan the perfect trip.
Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guest’s reviews before booking their own visits. And we are always eager to learn about your experience. Your feedback helps us improve our service to you and future guests.
Thank you, and we look forward to your stay with us at Hilton Gyeongju again.
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Seoul, South Korea
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

very comfortable and very clean.... Close to many traditional areas. My family really enjoyed the stay of kyoung-ju. However, breakfast menu is not recommended at hotel. There are many restrautants around hotel, which si more better than hotel restraunt.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

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1 Thank Yoon Ki K
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Jeon S, Marketing Coordinator at Hilton Gyeongju, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
We would be grateful if you could leave us a review on Tripadvisor.
It is the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors plan the perfect trip.
Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guest’s reviews before booking their own visits
. And we are always eager to learn about your experience.
Your feedback helps us improve our service to you and future guests.
Thank you, and we look forward to your stay with us at Hilton Gyeongju again.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
56 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014

This is quite a nice hotel, and has some really well-appointed and spacious rooms for the price, with nice big windows overlooking lovely park and lake below. The breakfast buffet has a nice mix of Asian and Western foods, so there's plenty of options for everyone.

One thing to note is that as of our stay last week (March 2014) there is still construction closing the fitness center, pool and spa. There is a fitness center and spa available at a nearby hotel for a fee.

Another thing to note is that this hotel is a decent distance away from the main part of Gyeongju and many of the historic sites, so if you don't have a car you'll need to plan on some 12-15K won taxi rides (each way) to town -- not a big deal, but good to know. If you are into biking, it would be a nice alternative, as there are lots of nice cycling paths all around the area.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank RobT70
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Jeon S, Marketing Coordinator at Hilton Gyeongju, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
We would be grateful if you could leave us a review on Tripadvisor.
It is the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors plan the perfect trip.
Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guest’s reviews before booking their own visits.
And we are always eager to learn about your experience.
Your feedback helps us improve our service to you and future guests.
Thank you, and we look forward to your stay with us at Hilton Gyeongju again.
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Singapore
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014

Hilton Gyeongju has a spectacular view of Bomun Lake and the Cherry Blossom during the April 2014 period. The room facing the lake is bespoke and never before you experienced such a beautiful view in front of you. It is tranquil, serene and most of all peaceful. The stay is truly an enjoyable one.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Helpful?
1 Thank Ryan T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Jeon S, Marketing Coordinator at Hilton Gyeongju, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
We would be grateful if you could leave us a review on Tripadvisor.
It is the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors plan the perfect trip.
Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guest’s reviews before booking their own visits.
And we are always eager to learn about your experience.
Your feedback helps us improve our service to you and future guests.
Thank you, and we look forward to your stay with us at Hilton Gyeongju again.
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Property: Hilton Gyeongju
Address: 484-7, Bomun-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38117, South Korea
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Region: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Gyeongju
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hilton Gyeongju 4.5*
Number of rooms: 330
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the edge of Bomun Lake and with a wealth of historic sites and attractions nearby, Hilton Gyeongju is the ideal base of discover Gyeongju, the ancient capital of the Korean Silla Dynasty. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and majestic mountains, this modern, luxury hotel features a wide range of recreation and business facilities, making it is the perfect place to accommodate both leisure and corporate guests. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hilton Hotel Kyongju
Hilton Hotel Kyungju
Hilton Kyongju
Kyongju Hilton

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