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The Shilla Seoul is a prestigious global hotel combining traditional Korean aesthetics with modern sensibility. This premium hotel is located in Seoul's Chung-gu district, 0.5 km (0.3 mi) from the National Theater. The Dongdaemun Market, N Seoul Tower, and Namsan Park are about 1.6 km (1 mi) away.
Acclaimed cuisine, top-notch amenities
Highlights include a choice of 6 restaurants offering outstanding Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, and Continental cuisines, a high-end shopping arcade, and an indoor/outdoor swimming pool (open from March 31st to October 31st). Business facilities include 13 meeting rooms.
Free WiFi, goose down bedding
Guestrooms offer city or mountain views. All rooms feature supremely comfortable goose down bedding and offer free WiFi, satellite TVs, and minibars. Bathrooms come with cotton bathrobes.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window.
The Shilla Seoul
Renovations & Closures
- One of the swimming pools
The Shilla Seoul offers a unique premium lifestyle combining traditional beauty, contemporary sensibility, and world-class services. The hotel's Palsun restaurant serves Chinese cuisine in an elegant setting with modern art. Fresh seafood gets top billing at the Ariake Japanese restaurant. High up on the 23rd floor, the Continental features French specialties, complemented by dazzling city views.
A computer station, 13 meeting rooms, wedding services, and free WiFi are also available. Additional facilities include an indoor/outdoor seasonal pool (open from March 31st to October 31st), a gymnasium, and an indoor golf driving range (restrictions and fees apply).
Smoking is not permitted in public areas and guestrooms; fines apply for smoke-free violations.
The Shilla Seoul's duty-free shopping center includes dozens of top-name stores and a rooftop, open-air café. Complimentary shuttles to duty-free shopping are available 9:30 AM-10 PM in the lobby and provide transportation to Dongguk University Station (exit 5). An airport shuttle is also available during limited hours.
- Express check-in
- Free shopping center shuttle
- Rooftop terrace
- Fitness facilities
- Full-service spa
- Indoor pool
- 24-hour front desk
- Business center
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Express check-out
- Meeting rooms 13
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Steam room
- Free wired Internet
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Computer station
- Smoke-free property
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free area shuttle
- Spa services on site
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 6
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Conference center
- Shopping on site
- Laundry facilities
- Parking (limited spaces)
- Spa tub
- Total number of rooms - 464
- Number of floors - 23
- Wedding services
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Multilingual staff
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Air conditioning
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- In-room safe
- Free WiFi
- Free wired Internet
- Free newspaper
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Room service (24 hours)
- Pillow menu
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
La Yeon - 23rd-floor Korean 3-Michelin-Star restaurant. Modern interpretations of traditional recipes offering guests an overall authentic Korean haute cuisine experience.
Palsun - This restaurant delivers traditional flavors of China. Modern art collection. Lunch and dinner.
Parkview - Buffets, dim sum. Airy, eco-friendly interior of wood and stone. Open-air terrace. Exhibition kitchen. View of Mount Namsan. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Continental - Experience French cuisine on the 23rd floor, with spectacular city views.
Ariake - Japanese specialties, with a focus on fresh seafood. Sushi counter. 35 rare sakes and liqueurs. Lunch and dinner.
Pastry Boutique - Pastries, cakes, breads. Deli section with salads, sandwiches. Retail area with gourmet items, picnic essentials.
Nearby Things to Do
Only guests over the age of 7 years old are allowed to enter the adult's pool of Urban Island. Guests under 55 inches (140 cm) are allowed only with life vest and when accompanied by an adult.
Urban Island's children's pool is only for children of preschool age.
Gymnasium, indoor pool, indoor sauna are regularly closed on third Wednesday of every month.
The indoor pool is a facility for adults. On weekends and national holidays, children under 13 may be admitted in the company of a parent or legal guardian. However, guests under 55 inches (140 cm) are allowed only a with life vest.
Only guests over the age of 16 years old are permitted to enter the gymnasium and indoor pool.
Only guests over the age of 13 years old are permitted to enter the indoor sauna.
Indoor sauna: additional charge (free-of-charge for executive room type guests)
Entrance to the indoor sauna and indoor or outdoor pool may be restricted when the maximum number of users is reached.
A 1-mile (1.6-kilometer) walking path winds along a pleasant promenade and offers scenic seasonal views. The fitness club is top notch, with an indoor pool, an indoor golf range, and a gym (certain restrictions and fees apply for recreation facilities at the hotel). For those interested in shopping, a free shuttle is available for hotel guests.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; charges may apply.
- Golf driving range on site
With a breathtaking view of Mount Namsan, the celebrated Guerlain Spa experience is second-to-none. Its health-and-beauty experts are trained by Guerlain's head office in France, and every guest can enjoy a complimentary 15-minute foot bath prior to their chosen spa treatment, in VIP comfort. The spa features 10 treatment rooms including the renowned Vichy shower, a relaxation lounge, and a cosmetic salon.
- Sauna in spa
- Number of treatment rooms 10
- Body wraps
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for KRW 36,300 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Breakfast fee: KRW 59000 for adults and KRW 32000 for children (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: KRW 16,000 per person (one-way)
- Valet parking fee: KRW 25,000.00 per day
- Rollaway bed fee: KRW 36,300 per night
- Facilities fee: KRW 45000 per person, per day and includes use of:
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We should mention
The seasonal pool will be open from April to October. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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