Hyatt Seoul (82 2 2016 1234), built two years ago, is a stunning hotel—one
The entrance is unimpressive for such a stunning hotel, although any doubts are quickly allayed when arriving at reception on the 24th floor. The lobby restaurant provides light Korean cuisine in a relaxed setting with city views.
The hotel has 10 rooms on each floor. The hallways are lined with white oak, and inset display cases exhibit Korean artifacts and antiques. The 138-square-foot guest rooms are also lined with white oak, and each room has two large floor-to-ceiling windows providing stunning city views and lots of natural light. Blackout curtains are standard in guest rooms.
"As far as which side of the hotel has the best views, that depends on the guest's preference of what they want to see," says Jennifer Lee, director of marketing, Park Hyatt Seoul. "The west side of the hotel offers a view of urban excitement, while the east side is less dramatic."
Guest rooms have a dining table, work area, high-speed Internet and a king bed with Egyptian cotton linens. Bathrooms have such perks as a granite bath with a rain shower, soaking tub, Aesop amenities, television and Yukata robe and slippers. "The bathrooms are like a spa," observes Lee.
The hotel has a staff of 200 for its 185 guest rooms. Lee notes that guests give especially high marks to the hotel's service and quality of the food. A cornerstone is the hotel's signature restaurant, serving grilled meats and seafood prepared in wood burning ovens. Timber house is the main bar, offering light meals.
Guests of Park Hyatt Seoul have access to the
1,870-square-foot Park Club Spa and Fitness Centre, located on the 23rd and
24th floors. The spa, which utilizes Comfort Zone products from
Lee notes that travel agents can request special rates or fam trips through Hyatt's main office. Industry rate ranges between 20 and 30 percent off the rate of the day, depending on seasonality.
Jennifer Lee is also the travel agent liaison; she can be reached at 82-2-2016-1251 or [email protected].