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    Somerset Palace Seoul

    7 Yulgok-Ro 2 Gil, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 03143, South Korea
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good44%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 492 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    I'm not sure why people on trip advisor love this place so much. I can understand why it's a decent option for people wanting to do an extended stay as it has kitchens and laundry machines. But as a hotel it's barely three stars. For...More

    Thank HP1972
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    was in town for work so didn't book hotel / room so not sure about value but I certainly wouldn't choose to stay here again. The room was a nice enough looking suite, but the bed was potentially one of the most uncomfortable beds i've...More

    Thank DanMcKay
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We could not have enjoyed our stay at Somerset Palace any more than we did. The staff are EXTREMELY gracious and helpful, the amenities are wonderful, and the location is superb. i HIGHLY recommend staying at this accommodation. The value is simply incredible.

    Thank JonnyBGoodBoston
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Have a nice day this weekend! Thank you so much. We are very excithing and Healing time Hotel service is very good excellent. Thank you. I'll go to the this weekeend. I would like to healing time. I want to Cleaning Room Serive. See You...More

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    Thank hyejeongk2017
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Having stayed at half a dozen hotels and location in Seoul, this is among the best situated, with good facilities, well-stocked buffet breakfast, and excellent room cleaning services. The only negative would be the slobs at breakfast, but maybe there was a convention in town...More

    Thank Brett C
    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We were delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. At the same time, we are happy to have met your expectations in service and quality standards. Once again, thank you...More

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    kkrtraveler
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from luke47 | Reviewed this property |
    To my knowledge, all beds are standard (hotel-home) beds. None on the floor.
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    kkrtraveler
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from Seung B |
    Not that I am aware of. Beds are normal western style beds
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    kkrtraveler
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from rosanne145 | Reviewed this property |
    Not that I know of. For that you need to check hanok accommodation - much more authentic
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