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The Shilla Seoul

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Ratings and reviews
#25 of 558 Hotels in Seoul
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guerlain spa”(8 reviews)
“duty free shop”(23 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Fitness centre
Concierge
Wheelchair Access
5 Star Hotel
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...
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Location and contact
249, Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04605, South Korea
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18.5 km to Gimpo Intl Airport
120 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.6 km from N Seoul Tower
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel, very modern, clean, perfect for what I needed. Would definitely return. Airport bus stops right outside the hotel so makes commuting back and forth between the airport hassle and stress freeMore

Thank DougScott69
Response from 마케팅총괄, 호텔신라 at The Shilla SeoulResponded 3 days ago

Dear DougScott69 Thank you for choosing the The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your kind comments shared in this review are greatly appreciated. All of us at The Shilla hope...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

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...More

Thank rawsushi
Response from 마케팅총괄, 호텔신라 at The Shilla SeoulResponded 13 April 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...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just came back from 6 days at the Shilla Seoul and already miss it. The rooms are great - amazing bedding, huge TV, great shower/bathroom and all the little extras. We had a room with a view of the mountain and pools and it was...More

Thank noah g
Response from 마케팅총괄, 호텔신라 at The Shilla SeoulResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear noah g, Thank you for choosing the The Shilla Seoul on your recent visit to Korea. We truly appreciate the time you took to write and share your recent experience with us. I'm very happy to hear that you had a comfortable stay. I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best hotel that I was able to check in to, at least as of this posting. The rooms are amazing, the services are superb, and it is in the heart of Seoul were you have access to almost everything.More

Thank peraterjeremy
Response from 마케팅총괄, 호텔신라 at The Shilla SeoulResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear peraterjeremy, Thank you for choosing the The Shilla Hotels & Resorts on your recent visit to Seoul. I am delighted to hear that our hotel is the best you've visited. Your kind comments shared in this review are greatly appreciated. All of us at...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Korea itself is just beautiful, the hotel is one of the best is Korea, and they do walk the talk, the room is great so clean along everything else in Korea. If you want the best this is the place to stay, Oh and you...More

Thank Mema F
Response from 마케팅총괄, 호텔신라 at The Shilla SeoulResponded 3 weeks ago

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$231 - US$440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Seoul
#4 Family Hotel in Seoul
#8 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
#15 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$231 - US$440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Seoul
#4 Family Hotel in Seoul
#8 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
#15 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (1132)
Room & Suite (436)
Pool & Beach (126)
Dining (110)
Amenities (61)
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Nearby
Namsan
Situated in the center of Seoul, Namsan is Seoul’s
most well-known hill for having the iconic N Seoul
Tower perched on top of it. It’s not just the
picturesque views from Namsan Park that make it a top
draw, but N Seoul Tower’s status as a site for lovers
from around the world who come on a daily basis to
place a lock on the tower’s fence, professing their
love to the external world. Nature lovers will be
...More
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Intrepidbirdlady
28 June 2018|
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Response from Yamamoto K | Reviewed this property |
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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Yamamoto K
21 January 2018|
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Response from Gary S | Reviewed this property |
I believe that breakfasts are complimentary with your room. There is a separate floor which serves breakfast until 11am. Very good food.
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