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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. 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
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 24-hour airport shuttle is also available.
A computer station, 13 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.
- Free shopping center shuttle
- Spa tub
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 464
- Number of floors - 23
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Fitness facilities
- Full-service spa
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Computer station
- Luggage storage
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Laundry facilities
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms 13
- Multilingual staff
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Rooftop terrace
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference center
- Free area shuttle
- Number of restaurants - 6
- Number of meeting rooms - 7
- Shopping on site
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
- Steam room
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Wedding services
- Parking (limited spaces)
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)
- 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
- In-room massage available
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- In-room safe
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free newspaper
- 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, 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 to the 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 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
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
- Body 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.
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 animals are allowed
The indoor pool, gymnasium, and sauna are closed every third Wednesday of every month.
The following age restrictions apply for recreational areas: Children under the age of 13 years old are only permitted to use the indoor pool and relaxation zone on weekends under parental supervision. Guests under 140 cm tall are permitted to use the adult swimming pool only while wearing a life jacket and only under parental supervision.
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.
The hours of operation for the seasonal outdoor pool may vary, and guests booked in "no outdoor pool access" room categories are charged fees to access the pool. Entry to the pool may be limited due to maximum occupancy policy. Guests cannot pre-book entry to the pool. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.
- 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
- A facilities fee includes use of:
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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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