$203 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 23, 2015 Check-out: Sep 24, 2015

The Shilla Seoul

5 stars
View map of 202, Jangchung-dong 2ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, 100-856

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
4 reviews
Great experience

Quite a sorprice to find this hotel, front he hall insde Wass beautiful, the argentino excellent... See full review

  • Humberto U.
  • Jun 11, 2015
landmark hotel, excellent service

it's not the most central of locations but the service can't be beat. the buffet is amazingly... See full review

  • evabee
  • Jan 7, 2012

A landmark property situated in the heart of the financial district, The Shilla Seoul makes for an elegant haven with luxurious accommodations, acclaimed restaurants and legendary hospitality and top-notch services. The hotel features accommodations designed with Western contemporary and Eastern traditional furnishings. The Shilla Seoul boasts outstanding Chinese, Japanese and French restaurants and a shopping arcade.

Dining

This world-class Korean hotel boasts six restaurants : The Parkview, The Library Lounge and Bar, Palsun, Ariake, Continental and La Yeon.

Rooms

The 464 rooms at The Shilla Seoul reflect the property's dedication to superior guest comfort. Each of the elegant rooms comes with satellite TV, telephone, Internet access, mini bar, refrigerator and safe deposit box. Views of the city are available in select units.

Property features

The Shilla Seoul is the only member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Seoul, Korea. The most recent honour includes the Travel + Leisure 2012 World's Best Awards (#16 in Asia City Hotels).

Highlights
  • Beautiful outdoor area with a swimming pool, children's pool and Jacuzzi
  • A huge sculpture garden with several masterpieces by renowned artists
Nearby attractions
  • Korea House (0.8 mi / 1.2km)
  • Dongdaemun Market (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Changgyeonggung Palace (1.8 mi / 3 km)
Business
  • Business center on-site (fees may apply)
  • Copy, fax and print services available (fees may apply)
  • Mobile phone rental
  • Grand ballroom
  • Former state guest house is now used as a special banquet location
Transportation
  • Free shuttle bus between hotel and nearby shopping areas including a duty free shop
  • Seoul Metropolitan Subway
  • Gimpo International Airport (20 mi / 32 km)
  • Incheon International Airport (42 mi / 67 km)
Recreation

Combining the stately tradition of hotel with the expertise of a leading Parisian cosmetic house, the Guerlain Spa at The Shilla Seoul is one of the city's leading havens of relaxation. With sweeping views of Mount Namsan, guests enjoy a complementary 15-minute foot baths. The spa has 10 treatment rooms including the Vichy shower, a relaxation lounge and salon. The hotel also features a 1.6 km walking path that winds to the hotel garden plus kilometres of jogging and walking trails.

Policies
  • Outdoor pool will be closed on the following dates: 23 and 24 May; 06, 13, 20 and 27 Jun; and 01 Jul to 06 Sep 2015.
  • There will be an extra charge to access the outdoor pool 'Urban Island' from July 01 to September 06.
  • Benefits for Executive Floor Level: B/F, Snack, Afternoon Tea and Happy Hour
  • Children over 13 years old can access the EFL Lounge
  • NOTE: Shilla Rewards will not be applied to bookings made on Orbitz.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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The Shilla Seoul Rooms

Deluxe Twin
Room offers 2 single beds along with all the basic amenities such as Premium television channel, Premium bedding, Air conditioning, Phone, Multi-line phone Voice mail, Direct-dial phone, Complimentary bottled water, Minibar, Wake-up calls, Daily housekeeping, Turndown service, Bathroom phone, Bathrobes, Complimentary toiletries, Hair dryer, Extra towels/bedding in room Makeup/shaving mirror, In-room massage available, Slippers, Electronic check-out, Electronic/magnetic keys,Satellite television service, In-room safe, Iron/ironing board (on request), Clock radio, Desk, Rollaway/extra beds available, Cribs/infant beds available, Pillow menu, City/Mountain view.
Executive Business Deluxe Double
Room offers 1 King bed along with all the basic amenities such as Premium television channel, Premium bedding, Air conditioning, Phone, Multi-line phone Voice mail, Direct-dial phone, Complimentary bottled water, Minibar, Wake-up calls, Daily housekeeping, Turndown service, Bathroom phone, Bathrobes, Complimentary toiletries, Hair dryer, Extra towels/bedding in room Makeup/shaving mirror, In-room massage available, Slippers, Electronic check-out, Electronic/magnetic keys,Satellite television service, In-room safe, Iron/ironing board (on request), Clock radio, Desk, Rollaway/extra beds available, Cribs/infant beds available, Climate control, Complimentary newspaper, Pillow menu City view, Mountain view, Wired high-speed Internet access. Benefits for Executive Floor Level: B/F, Snack, Afternoon Tea, Happy Hour and Late Night Bar(Children over 13 years old can access the EFL Lounge)
Deluxe Double
Room offers 1 king bed along with all the basic amenities such as Premium television channel, Premium bedding, Air conditioning, Phone, Multi-line phone Voice mail, Direct-dial phone, Complimentary bottled water, Minibar, Wake-up calls, Daily housekeeping, Turndown service, Bathroom phone, Bathrobes, Complimentary toiletries, Hair dryer, Extra towels/bedding in room Makeup/shaving mirror, In-room massage available, Slippers, Electronic check-out, Electronic/magnetic keys,Satellite television service, In-room safe, Iron/ironing board (on request), Clock radio, Desk, Rollaway/extra beds available, Cribs/infant beds available, Pillow menu, City/Mountain view.
Business Deluxe Double
Room offers 1 King bed along with all the basic amenities such as Premium television channel, Premium bedding, Air conditioning, Phone, Multi-line phone Voice mail, Direct-dial phone, Complimentary bottled water, Minibar, Wake-up calls, Daily housekeeping, Turndown service, Bathroom phone, Bathrobes, Complimentary toiletries, Hair dryer, Extra towels/bedding in room Makeup/shaving mirror, In-room massage available, Slippers, Electronic check-out, Electronic/magnetic keys,Satellite television service, In-room safe, Iron/ironing board (on request), Clock radio, Desk, Rollaway/extra beds available, Cribs/infant beds available, Pillow menu, City/Mountain view.
Business Deluxe Twin
Room offers 2 Single beds along with all the basic amenities such as Premium television channel, Premium bedding, Air conditioning, Phone, Multi-line phone Voice mail, Direct-dial phone, Complimentary bottled water, Minibar, Wake-up calls, Daily housekeeping, Turndown service, Bathroom phone, Bathrobes, Complimentary toiletries, Hair dryer, Extra towels/bedding in room Makeup/shaving mirror, In-room massage available, Slippers, Electronic check-out, Electronic/magnetic keys,Satellite television service, In-room safe, Iron/ironing board (on request), Clock radio, Desk, Rollaway/extra beds available, Cribs/infant beds available, Pillow menu, City/Mountain view.
Executive Business Deluxe Twin
Room offers 2 sinlge bes along with the basic amenities such as Premium television channel, Premium bedding, Air conditioning, Phone, Multi-line phone Voice mail, Direct-dial phone, Complimentary bottled water, Minibar, Wake-up calls, Daily housekeeping, Turndown service, Bathroom phone, Bathrobes, Complimentary toiletries, Hair dryer, Extra towels/bedding in room Makeup/shaving mirror, In-room massage available, Slippers, Electronic check-out, Electronic/magnetic keys,Satellite television service, In-room safe, Iron/ironing board (on request), Clock radio, Desk, Rollaway/extra beds available, Cribs/infant beds available, Climate control, Complimentary newspaper, Pillow menu City view, Mountain view, Wired high-speed Internet access. Benefits for Executive Floor Level: B/F, Snack, Afternoon Tea, Happy Hour and Late Night Bar(Children over 13 years old can access the EFL Lounge)
Executive Grand Deluxe
Room offers 1 King bed the basic amenities such as Premium television channel, Premium bedding, Air conditioning, Phone, Multi-line phone Voice mail, Direct-dial phone, Complimentary bottled water, Minibar, Wake-up calls, Daily housekeeping, Turndown service, Bathroom phone, Bathrobes, Complimentary toiletries, Hair dryer, Extra towels/bedding in room Makeup/shaving mirror, In-room massage available, Slippers, Electronic check-out, Electronic/magnetic keys,Satellite television service, In-room safe, Iron/ironing board (on request), Clock radio, Desk, Rollaway/extra beds available, Cribs/infant beds available, Climate control, Complimentary newspaper, Pillow menu City view, Mountain view, Wired high-speed Internet access. Benefits for Executive Floor Level: B/F, Snack, Afternoon Tea, Happy Hour and Late Night Bar(Children over 13 years old can access the EFL Lounge)

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Golf
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Accessible Rooms/Facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Jung: 0.5 mi
  • Dongdaemun Market: 0.8 mi
  • Cheonggyecheon: 0.9 mi
  • Namsan Park: 0.9 mi
  • Namsan: 1 mi
  • Myeongdong: 1.1 mi
  • Myeongdong Catholic Church: 1.2 mi
  • Leeum Samsung Museum of Art: 1.4 mi
  • Chongmyo: 1.4 mi
  • Jongmyo Shrine: 1.4 mi
  • Lotte Duty Free: 1.4 mi
  • Namsan Cable Car: 1.6 mi
  • Namdaemun Market: 1.6 mi
  • Itaewon Sepcial Tourist Zone: 1.6 mi
  • Changgyeong Palace: 1.7 mi
  • Jung: 0.5 mi
  • Dongdaemun Market: 0.8 mi
  • Cheonggyecheon: 0.9 mi
  • Namsan Park: 0.9 mi
  • Namsan: 1 mi
  • Myeongdong: 1.1 mi
  • Myeongdong Catholic Church: 1.2 mi
  • Leeum Samsung Museum of Art: 1.4 mi
  • Chongmyo: 1.4 mi
  • Jongmyo Shrine: 1.4 mi
  • Lotte Duty Free: 1.4 mi
  • Namsan Cable Car: 1.6 mi
  • Namdaemun Market: 1.6 mi
  • Itaewon Sepcial Tourist Zone: 1.6 mi
  • Changgyeong Palace: 1.7 mi
  • Hangang Parks: 1.7 mi
  • Namsangol Hanok Village: 1.7 mi
  • Jongmyo: 1.7 mi
  • Deoksugung: 1.7 mi
  • Seoul Plaza: 1.7 mi
  • City Hall: 1.7 mi
  • Namdaemun: 1.7 mi
  • Changdeokgung: 1.7 mi
  • Seongdong: 1.8 mi
  • Jogyesa Temple: 1.8 mi
  • Itaewon: 1.8 mi
  • Admiral Yi Sun Shin Statue: 1.9 mi
  • Gwanghwamun: 2.1 mi
  • War Memorial of Korea: 2.1 mi
  • Gyeongbokgung: 2.2 mi
  • National Folk Museum: 2.3 mi
  • Seongbuk: 2.3 mi
  • Kyongbuk Palace: 2.4 mi
  • Apgujeong: 2.5 mi
  • Cheong Wa Dae: 2.6 mi
  • Yongsan: 2.9 mi
  • Inwangsan: 3.1 mi
  • Ehwa University: 3.3 mi
  • Sinchon: 3.5 mi
  • Bongeunsa: 4 mi
  • Seodaemun: 4.1 mi
  • Yeoksam: 4.2 mi
  • COEX Mall: 4.3 mi
  • Gwangjin: 4.3 mi
  • Hongik University: 4.4 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
- Business center on-site (fees may apply) - Copy, fax and print services available (fees may apply) - Mobile phone rental - Grand ballroom - Former state guest house is now used as a special banquet location

Dining

The Shilla Seoul
The Shilla Seoul is Korea's No.1 dining destination with restaurants: The Parkview, The Library Lounge and Bar, Palsun Ariake, Continental and La Yeon.
The Parkview
The Parkview is a premier, iconic all-day dining restaurant serving a peerless quality and menu, 'a la minute' haute cuisine.
Layeon
The 23rd floor also houses La Yeon, the Korean Restaurant. La Yeon will focus on presenting time-honored traditional Korean cuisine. The restaurant will use only the best quality ingredients from across the country. La Yeon will introduce modern interpretations of traditional recipes offering guests an overall authentic Korean Haute Cuisine experience.
Executive Lounge
Only accessible to guests staying in executive rooms. Situated on the top floor, the lounge offers panoramic views of Mount Namsan and downtown Seoul. Dining service available 4 times a day: breakfast, light snack, afternoon tea and happy hour! The executive lounge also offers 1 hour free service in business meeting rooms (booking in advance required) as well as express check-in and check-out.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for The Shilla Seoul

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
4 out of 4
Amenities:
4.3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
3.3
Value:
3.8
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Review of The Shilla Seoul

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Humberto U.
Couples
N/A
Jun 11, 2015

Great experience

Quite a sorprice to find this hotel, front he hall insde Wass beautiful, the argentino excellent and the arcade shops great I would recomend witough reservation

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of The Shilla Seoul

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
evabee
Couples
nyc
Jan 7, 2012

landmark hotel, excellent service

it's not the most central of locations but the service can't be beat. the buffet is amazingly delicious (although pricey if not included in room rate). great pool, if you're a swimmer!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Couples

Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

the nearly 24 hour fashion store Doota is a 5 minute cab ride away

Review of The Shilla Seoul

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Sunnyvale, CA
Jan 4, 2010

Shilla

The Shilla is a nice hotel. Unfortunately, its 20+ years old, and you can feel it. The service is excellent and pretty friendly (for Koreans). Getting to the hotel from ICN by bus is pretty painful too. The business center is good and the restuarants are comparable to all of the other hotels of its class in Seoul

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of The Shilla Seoul

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Single
Evanston, IL
Jan 25, 2010

Not up to expectations

The Shilla Hotel, known as the "best" in Seoul, was very disappointing. The staff and service was excellent, but the room was small and overheated, internet access was not included (although it was implied in the ad)and the location was not convenient. The hotel is located in its own complex. To get to the street you need to take a shuttle bus. The lobby, while very attractive, has no seating area where it is convenient to wait. Both the hotel shuttle bus and the airline limo bus stop a distance from the front door - VERY uncomfortable in cold weather. I will not stay at the hotel again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Single

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