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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury hotel in the business and entertainment district

Gangnam district

Located in the Gangnam district, known for business and entertainment, this Seoul hotel is just 100 meters from the subway. The COEX Convention and Exhibition Center is 3 km from the hotel.

Live entertainment

Imperial Palace has 7 restaurants and 4 bars, one featuring live jazz every night. The hotel also has 11 function rooms, a health club, and 2 swimming pools.

Antique décor

The 430 guestrooms are outfitted in a classical European style with antique furnishings. Amenities include LCD television with premium cable channels, complimentary bottled water, and bathrobes.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 10 September 2015 to 21 September 2015 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in Seoul's business and entertainment district, The Imperial Palace has 7 restaurants and 4 bars on-site, plus room service 24 hours a day. Jazz ensembles perform live at the hotel every evening.

11 function rooms spanning 22,347 square feet are set up for banquets or conferences. Work-related amenities include audiovisual equipment for guest use, a business center with a technology helpdesk that's open daily, and complimentary wireless Internet 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 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 23 
  • Number of restaurants - 7 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 405 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Snack bar/deli  


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired internet access ( 25000 KRW per night )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Bidet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Slippers 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Cheon San — Spicy Sichuan dishes and milder Cantonese cuisine, for lunch and dinner.

Manyo — Sushi and other Japanese favorites in a garden-like setting. Lunch and dinner.

Verona — Authentic Italian pastas and steaks, for lunch and dinner. More than a hundred wines to choose from.

Familia — Buffet-style, from a global perspective. Explore stations of Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and European cooking, plus pizza. Open for dinner (2 nightly seatings) 7 evenings a week; for lunch, Saturday and Sunday only.

Café Amiga — Breakfast, brunch, and dinner buffets.

Delicatessen Amador — Fresh breads, chocolates, coffee, tea, desserts, organic salads, and more from early morning until late-night.

Delmar — Lobby lounge piano bar with fresh juices, herbal tea, wines, espresso, and light snacks. Open from 8 AM until midnight.

Zoë Bar — Cocktails and contemporary music, nightly.

Members Bar — Where disco and jazz co-exist.

Belami — 14-room Karaoke bar with advanced audio system. Early evenings to late nights.

The Bar — Enjoy a drink with friends. LCD screens keep you current on news and sports.

24-hour room service.

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 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: KRW 10000.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: KRW 44000.00 for adults and KRW 22000.00 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): KRW 25000 per night (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: KRW 16000 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: KRW 16000.00
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Club benefits

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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