Nestled in the heart of the Korean capital, LOTTE Hotel Seoul is the flagship of the LOTTE Group, South Korea’s major business and tourism conglomerate. While it is billed as a “luxury business hotel”, this 1,015-room property offers outstanding facilities for all types of traveller, whether they are staying for business or leisure.
Perfectly positioned in Sogong-dong, LOTTE Hotel Seoul is on the doorstep of the city’s main attractions, such as Myeong-dong, the premier shopping district, and Cheonggyecheon, the popular stream that runs through central Seoul. Connected by numerous transport links and surrounded by offices, this is an attractive and highly accessible location.
LOTTE Hotel Seoul can be considered as two hotels in one, with a Main Tower and an Executive Tower. The Main Tower offers 737 rooms and suites, including Superior and Deluxe Rooms, Club options, Junior Suites and the opulent 354-square metre Royal Suite. Whichever option guests choose, they will enjoy designer interiors, city views and high-tech amenities. Extensive dining options are available, including La Seine, the vibrant buffet restaurant, and three outlets that have been rated by Michelin: Mugunghwa, the contemporary Korean restaurant, Toh Lim, the Chinese dining destination, and Momoyama, an elegant Japanese eatery. There is also a lobby lounge, a deli, an executive lounge and 24-hour room service.
Guests can unwind in the Sulwhasoo Spa, swimming pool, sauna and gym, tee-off at the golf driving range, shop at the duty-free zone, and even learn about Korean culture at the hotel museum. For corporate travellers and event planners, two ballrooms and multiple function spaces provide options for every occasion.
Alternatively, the Executive Tower comprises 278 spacious rooms, ranging from 38 to 461 square metres and including a selection of suites and family rooms. Guests in this section of the hotel receive VIP treatment, with bespoke services including a personal porter and free valet upon arrival, a welcome tea service, private meeting rooms and use of Le Salon, the lounge and relaxation area on the 16th floor where guests can take breakfast, all-day refreshments and meeting services.
The Executive Tower is also home to one of Korea’s most celebrated restaurants, Pierre Gagnaire à Séoul, the 35th floor French fine-dining destination which promises Michelin-starred cuisine and panoramic views of the city.
Whether guests are seeking a sleek business hotel with a wealth of facilities, or a luxurious place to unwind and explore the city’s many attractions, LOTTE Hotel Seoul is wonderful example of modern Korean hospitality.