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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed at imperial palace suite for a day. I got married at this hotel in December and the hotel provided us with a free ticket :). It was our first time staying, and the food and services were very nice. The room temperature was perfect and the suite room was cozy. There were two happy our services for tea...

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank youy for taking your precious time to share your detailed feedback with us. It gives us great pleasure to hear that you had such an amazing experience at our hotel. We will continue to strive to provide the best service and we hope to serve you again soon. Thank you. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the Imperial Palace is first rate. They are courteous, attentive, and very knowledgeable about the area and the city. The room was very comfortable, and was well stocked with amenities. If you like a firm bed...you are in luck. I slept very well, even with the typical jet lag accompanying a trans-Pacific flight. The breakfast was a...

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Imperial Palace Seoul and for posting your review. We are grateful to hear you had a wonderful experience with us and we are honored by your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Bolingbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, the stay was good; always a great breakfast which is one of the main reasons to stay here. In the summer the problem can be the rooms are too hot, as the A/C is controlled centrally vs in each room- this part is unacceptable for the cost of this hotel. They try to put noisy fans in the room...

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. We will be implementing upgrades to the property. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for 6 days or so (this hotel was our base hotel while we were travelling across Korea - Sorak Mountain/Jeju and getting treatment at the oriental hospital nearby) As a Gangnam-born Korean living abroad, I was a bit skeptical about this hotel as there are a bigger - arguably better hotels, but decided to stay...

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your precious time to share your detailed feedback with us. It gives us great pleasure to hear that you had such an amazaing experience at our hotel. We will continue to strive to provide the best service and we hope to serve you again soon. Thank you. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Participated in a 2 day's international conference here. This is a five star hotel with luxurious European antique-themed decoration. A little dated, but is maintained well. The breakfast buffet is plentiful and delicious. Staff are friendly and helpful. Service is great. The location is good , just 5 minutes' walk to the MRT station, Hakdong..

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for visiting Imperial Palace Seoul and posting your review. We are grateful to hear you had a wonderful experience with us. We will continue to strive to provide the best service and we hope to serve you again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful hotel and I'll definitely stay here again. The location is super convenient - first stop on the limousine bus from the airport and last pickup on the way back so the ride was only about 50 min, not 90 like it would be from some other locations. The rooms are large, clean, and beautifully decorated. The...

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for visiting Imperial Palace Seoul and posting your review. We are grateful to hear you had a wonderful experience with us. We will be implementing your suggestions in upgrades to the property. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was not kind of 'must-visit' place, but will not disappoint you at all. Not hard to find from nearby subway station. No visitor will not leave out lobby in the review; so gorgeous just blew my mind. Service was nice, no reason not to recommend to others.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Imperial Palace Seoul and for posting your review. We are honored by your recommendation. We hope to serve you again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I arrived at the hotel in a hurry, with me trying to change my flight from that evening to the next morning. We had difficulty doing so on our own, but the staff and manager Tom Kim went over the top in helping us even though it took two hours of calling the airline. If not for...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your precious time to share your detailed feedback with us. It gives us great pleasure to hear that you had such an amazing experience at our hotel. We will continue to strive to provide the best service and we hope to serve you again soon. Thank you. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing hotel with the most beautiful decor. The staff was extremely friendly and the atmosphere is out of this world. Wish I could have stayed longer - will definitely go back there once I have an opportunity to visit again.

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IPSEOUL, 제너럴 매니저 at Imperial Palace Seoul, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your precious time to sheare your detailed feedback with us. It gives us great pleasure to hear that you had such an amazing experience at our hotel. We will continue to strive to provide the best service and we hope to serve you again soon. Thank you. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/Genereal Manager

Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's our first stay at this hotel. Reached late close to midnight but was amazed by the beautiful environment. Upon reaching the room at the club suite gave us more surprise. Jacuzzi right in front of you the moment you step in the upper deck with a restroom beside, another restroom at the lower deck beside the king's size bed,...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Imperial Palace Seoul and for posting your review. We are grateful to hear you had a wonderful experience with us and we are honored by your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, Seung Geol Lee/General Manager

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Staying in Samseongdong / COEX

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Samseongdong / COEX
A large business hub, Samseongdong is anchored by Korea’s World Trade Center, where many important business exhibitions and meetings are held. The enormous COEX mall sprawls underground, providing a myriad of things to do and see, including a large aquarium and movie theater. For a bit of peace and zen, head over to the ornate Bongeunsa Temple which is one of Korea’s most important places of worship. Or take a stroll nearby through the tranquil royal burial grounds of Seonjeongneung, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imperial Palace Seoul is located in the heart of the business and cultural center, Seoul, South Korea's thriving capital, and it has long been a city landmark. Imperial Palace Seoul won top prize in the Favorite Business Hotel category of the TIME Readers' Travel Choice Awards 2006 selected by Time Asia. This is the first time a Korean hotel has been honored with such an award. At the time of the G20 Summit in 2010 and the Nuclear Security Summit in 2011, leaders from countries around the world such as Brazil, Vietnam, Algeria and many others visited Imperial Palace Seoul, and it has been recognized as one of the top branded hotels in Korea. A noble and artistic atmosphere with elegant European style interior, antiques and paintings, Imperial Palace Seoul provides a space to enjoy beautiful art beyond the function of accommodation by offering the best service and giving top priority to customer satisfaction and impression under the motto of 'The Best of Everything'. Developing its 27-year history with pure domestic capital as the best hotel brand with a world class network along with 'Imperial Palace City Hotel Fukuoka' in Japan in 2007 and 'Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel' in Itaewon, Korea in early 2010. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imperial Palace Seoul

Address: 640, Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06098, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Samseongdong / COEX
Price Range: RM541 - RM970 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Imperial Palace Seoul 4.5*
Number of rooms: 405
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Also Known As:
Hotel Imperial Palace
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
#16 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
#31 Business Hotel in Seoul
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“higher the better”
 of 5 bubbles B6432OAiana, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Amazing decor”
 of 5 bubbles 40garrenk, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Direct airport bus was just outside hotel. Nearest metro station, Hak-dong, takes about 10 minutes walk for hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 524dannyc, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Enjoy the lobby:)”
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 of 5 bubbles Zhozho, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The room was espacious, with comfortable bed and pillow.”
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