Located in Apgujeong, Imperial Palace Seoul is a short distance from popular attractions such as COEX Convention and Exhibition Center and Seonjeongneung Royal Tombs. This 405-room, 4.5-star hotel welcomes guests with 6 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool. Located centrally in Seoul, it's also close to Bongeunsa Temple and COEX Mall.
There are multiple options for onsite dining with 6 restaurants, including Cheon San, which specializes in Chinese cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.
All 405 air-conditioned accommodations feature sitting areas. Guests can expect free WiFi and LCD TVs. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers are also standard.
Imperial Palace Seoul features an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. For transportation, you can make use of an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for KRW 16000 per person one way, as well as a free area shuttle. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- Outdoor pool and indoor pool
- Fitness center
Imperial Palace Seoul
Imperial Palace Seoul offers 405 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and bidets.
This Seoul hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- LCD TV
- Free bottled water
- Ceiling fan
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Free WiFi
- Free newspaper
- Partially open bathroom
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Separate sitting area
- Room service (24 hours)
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Pillow menu
Located in Seoul's business and entertainment district, Imperial Palace Seoul has 6 restaurants and 1 café on site, plus room service 24 hours a day. Jazz ensembles perform live at the hotel every evening.
11 function rooms spanning 22,347 sq feet (2076 sq meters) are set up for banquets or conferences. Work-related amenities include audiovisual equipment for guest use, a business center with a technology help desk that is open daily, and complimentary WiFi access in the lobby. For recreation and relaxation, spend a little time in the hotel sauna, swim in the indoor and outdoor pools, and take an on-site yoga class or two.
The hotel offers a roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) during scheduled times. Guests can also take advantage of the complimentary shopping and area shuttles.
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Arcade/game room
- Number of floors - 23
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Coffee shop or café
- Fitness facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free shopping center shuttle
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Free WiFi
- Designated smoking areas
- Luggage storage
- One meeting room
- Concierge services
- Laundry facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 405
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free area shuttle
- Number of restaurants - 6
- Shopping on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Television in common areas
- Wedding services
- Conference center
- Outdoor pool
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Where to Eat
Cheon San — Spicy Sichuan dishes and Cantonese cuisine, for lunch and dinner.
Manyo — Sushi and other Japanese favorites in a garden-like setting. Lunch and dinner.
Familia — Modern buffet restaurant, offering the best international cuisine with local ingredients. Explore 7 live stations of Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and European cooking, plus signature dishes made to order. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (2 nightly seatings). Reservations required.
Delmar — Lobby lounge piano bar with fresh juices, herbal tea, wines, espresso, and light snacks. Open from 8 AM until midnight.
Maestro Bar — A casual bar with live music and friendly service. Open from 7 PM until late.
The Bar — A contemporary and intimate bar, the perfect place to enjoy a drink with friends. There are 3 private rooms that can be booked for meetings.
Buffet breakfast is available daily from 6:30 AM - 10 AM. 24-hour room service is available.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- In-room accessibility
Nearby Things to Do
The hotel has a health club with state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Additional recreational facilities include an indoor swimming pool with a spa tub.
Please note the indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and sauna are closed on the first Tuesday of every month.
Guests 18 and older are allowed in the indoor swimming pool, fitness facility, and sauna.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Fitness classes on site
- Golf driving range on site
- Golf lessons on site
- Racquetball/squash on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available.
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
- Deposit: KRW 10000.00 per stay
- Fee for buffet breakfast: KRW 44000.00 for adults and KRW 22000.00 for children (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: KRW 16000 per person (one way)
- Airport shuttle fee per child: KRW 16000.00
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
- Imperial Palace Hotel Seoul
- Imperial Palace Seoul
- Imperial Palace Hotel
- Pets not allowed
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
Book a stay in a Club Imperial Room 30 days in advance and receive complimentary breakfast at the Club Lounge, complimentary high-speed Internet access, 1 KAL Limousine Bus ticket to Incheon Airport upon check-out, complimentary use of the sauna area, fitness club, and swimming pool, and complimentary access to the Club Lounge (6:30AM – 10PM). This offer is valid only for new bookings made after 18 March, 2008. Please contact hotel for more details.
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