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Chung-gu district

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. Business facilities include 7 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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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.

The Shilla Seoul's duty-free shopping center includes dozens of top-name stores and a rooftop, open-air café. Complimentary shuttles are available between the hotel and the Dongdaemun, and Myungdong shopping districts.

A computer station, 7 meeting rooms, wedding services, and free WiFi are also available. Additional facilities include an indoor/outdoor seasonal pool, 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.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 23 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Total number of rooms - 464 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Bidet 
  • Climate control 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Parkview - Buffets, dim sum. Airy, eco-friendly interior of wood and stone. Open-air terrace. Exhibition kitchen. View of Mount Namsan. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Pastry Boutique - Pastries, cakes, breads. Deli section with salads, sandwiches. Retail area with gourmet items, picnic essentials. Open early morning till late evening.

La Yeon - 23rd floor Korean Restaurant. Modern interpretations of traditional recipes offering guests an overall authentic Korean haute cuisine experience.

Continental - French cuisine. Located on 23rd floor, with spectacular city views. Open for midday buffets and a la carte dinners.

Palsun - Classic and contemporary Chinese cuisine. Indoor and seasonal alfresco dining. Modern art collection. Lunch and dinner.

Ariake - Japanese specialties, with a focus on fresh seafood. Sushi counter. 35 rare sakes and liqueurs. Lunch and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

There will be an extra charge to access the Urban Island outdoor pool from July 1, 2015 to September 6, 2015. 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, 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 sauna.

Sauna: additional charge (free-of-charge for executive room type guests)

Entrance 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 to Dongdaemun and Myeongdong areas.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; charges may apply.

  • Golf driving range on site 

Spa Services

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.

  • Number of treatment rooms 10 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 3 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for KRW 36,300 per night.
  • 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.

Only service dogs are allowed

The indoor pool, gymnasium, and sauna are closed every third Wednesday of every month.

The following age restrictions apply for recreational areas:

    Only guests over 7 years old may enter the Urban Island adult pool.
    Only guests over 13 years old may enter the indoor pool (allowed on weekends and holidays with an adult) and sauna.
    Only children of preschool age may enter the Urban Island children's pool.
For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Please note: Guests will not be able to use or earn any points with third-party rewards programs at this property. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: KRW 59000 for adults and KRW 32000 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: KRW 36,300 per night
  • A facilities fee includes use of:
- Sauna
- Swimming pool
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

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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