Seoul is always bursting with activity as South Korea's political and economic epicenter, and some of Seoul's finest expensive hotels fit any budget. Located in South Korea's northwest region, Seoul is the country's capital and home to a booming shopping scene, historic shrines, and more than 2,000-year-old religious practices.
Amazing architecture and a multitude of colorful flora and fauna make the cityscape as a good piece of jewelry. Here is a list of 10 most expensive hotels in Seoul, South Korea.
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Located just 2 km from the Myeongdong Cathedral in the Myeong-dong neighborhood and a 4-minute walk from a metro station, the Seoul Shilla Hotel represents the best hotel in Korea.
It showcases design, blending well with traditional patterns and style used back in the Shilla Dynasty. The hotel rooms feature city or mountain views and offer wood floors, free Wi-Fi, minibars, and access to a private lounge. The Suites also offer whirlpool tubs, saunas, and living areas.
Featuring four dining restaurants and a bar, the hotel also has a gym, a spa and a rooftop pool with a terrace. The North and South Wings is the Presidential Suite of the Shilla Hotel and is one of the most expensive suites in Seoul, i.e. US$ 8,700 per night.
W hotel in Seoul is a part of the Starwood’s W Hotel chain, and it is known for its contemporary style and design. The hotel is set against the backdrop of Mt. Achasan, which is a popular destination for hiking.
The Extreme Wow Suite of W hotel Seoul is as expensive as its name. It is a 273 square meter suite and has rooms where each of them is with bright décor to match the modern and simple furniture. The Suite hosts show like fashion shows to music videos and film shoots. The Suite costs the US $ 7,100 per night.
Set in a 7-minute walk from the Hangangjin metro station, the Grand Hyatt Hotel Seoul is just 40 minute from Gyeongbokgung Palace by metro. The 5-star luxury Hyatt hotel in Seoul, South Korea, is in the landscaped gardens in Yongsan district. The hotel room comes with sitting areas, safes, sofabeds, and upgraded ones provide access to a club lounge with drinks as well.
The hotel offers seven different restaurants, 2 bars, and a deli. Other amenities include a 24-hour gym, an outdoor pool, a spa, and event space as well. The Presidential Suite in this hotel is a 325 square meter 7 room suite which shows sprawling skyline views in the city from its floor to ceiling windows on the 20th floor.
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A 5-minute walk from the popular Myeongdong, the Westin Chosun Hotel is centrally located in Seoul and is just 4-minute walk from a metro station. The hotel is set in a bustling downtown area.
The 14th-century royal palace has rooms with city views. The hotel has a five different restaurant which includes Cantonese and Italian restaurants and a bar.
The hotel also features an indoor pool, a sauna and a gym with floor to ceiling windows. The Presidential Suite in the Westin Chosun Hotel costs from US$ 5,300 to US$ 7,077 per night.
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The Park Hyatt Seoul is located just next to the Samseong subway station, in the Gangnam financial district and is just a block from the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center. The hotel rooms feature floor to ceiling windows and offer bathrooms that feature soaking tubs and rainfall showerheads.
The hotel’s dining options include a restaurant that specializes in grilled meat and seafood, a Japanese one and a Korean lounge. The hotel also has a spa, a gym, and an indoor infinity pool. The Presidential Suite at this Gangnam hotel costs from USD 4,935 per night.
Situated in central Seoul, south of Han River and just a 5-minute walk from Express Bus Terminal, the Sheraton Seoul Palace Gangnam Hotel is set just 2 km from Banpo Bridge.
The hotel rooms offer minibars, flat-screen TVs, and room service 24 hours. The hotel has three different restaurants, a café, and a lounge. Featuring amenities like a spa, a gym, a sauna, and an indoor pool, the hotel has a Palace Suite which is 45 square meter and the largest one in the hotel.
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In the heart of Seoul near Seoul City Hall Station, the Plaza Hotel is located. It is just a 27-minute bus ride from the 14th century Gyeongbokgung Palace.
The hotel rooms feature free Wi-Fi, minifridges, and living areas. Home to 4 different restaurants, a bakery, and a lounge, the hotel also has a gym, an indoor pool, and a spa.
The Royal Suite at the Plaza, which is 330 square meter and features rain forest shower in the master bath. The Suite has in-room sauna and fireplace. The Royal Suite costs the US $ 6,054 per night.
The Lotte Hotel is just a 2-minute walk from the Euljiro 1-ga subway station and 15 minutes from Dongdaemun Market by subway. The hotel features different dining options such as Continental, Korean, Japanese, and other and five different restaurants, 2 bars, and a bakery.
The hotel also has a spa, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. The Royal Suite at the Lotte Hotel is a 460 square meter suite which is very big and comes with a bathroom which is like a mini Jjimjilbang.
It also features a personal dry, sauna and whirlpool Jacuzzi. The Royal Suite is also one of the most expensive ones in Seoul as it costs the US $ 12,384 per night.
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The stylish five stars Four Seasons Hotel Seoul is located in the vibrant Gwanghwamun district and is just a 2-minute walk from a metro station and 15-minute bus ride from the Myeong dong shopping district.
The hotel rooms feature floor to ceiling windows and views of the city. The hotel offers multiple restaurants and bars, which includes a Tokyo style sushi bar, Cantonese cuisine, and an Italian restaurant. Featuring a gym, spa DNA three indoor pools, the hotel also has a business center and meeting facilities.
Centrally Located in Gangnam district, above Shinsegae Department Store and Seoul Express Bus Terminal, The JW Marriott Hotel Seoul features rooms with city or river views, marble bathrooms and free Wi-Fi, sitting areas and minibars.
The Suites here provide whirlpool tubs and private lounge access. The JW Marriott Hotel features upscale dining and two sleek bars. Other Amenities of the hotel include a spa, a gym, an indoor pool, and a business center.