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The Shilla Seoul

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9.2

Excellent (15,028 ratings)

Seoul, South Korea - 

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980 m Namsan Park

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1.33 km Dongdaemun Design Plaza

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1.4 km Dongdaemun History and Culture Park

Hotel Overview

The Shilla Seoul is a luxury hotel that offers an authentic blend of classical elegance and modern comfort. Drawing on user reviews, it has garnered praise for its excellent amenities, exceptional service, and prime location, making it a popular choice among travelers looking for a high-end accommodation experience in Seoul. However, like any establishment, it has its set of detractors who point out areas for improvement.

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Hotel highlights

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  1. Excellent Location: Conveniently situated near major attractions and shopping centers, making it a perfect base for exploring Seoul.
  2. Outstanding Service: Staff are commended for their professionalism, friendliness, and attentiveness, contributing to a memorable stay.
  3. Luxurious Rooms: Spacious and elegantly furnished rooms equipped with modern amenities ensure a comfortable and stylish stay.
  4. Superb Dining Options: A diverse range of dining experiences, from local Korean cuisine to international dishes, is celebrated by guests.
  5. World-Class Facilities: Featuring a well-equipped gym, beautiful outdoor pool, and a relaxing spa area for guests to enjoy.
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Area for improvement

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  1. High Price Point: The cost of staying at the hotel is mentioned as being on the higher side, which may not suit all budgets.
  2. Busy at Times: Some guests have noted the hotel can become crowded, particularly in the common areas, leading to a less tranquil experience.
  3. In-Room Dining Experience: A few reviewers have mentioned that the in-room dining service did not meet their expectations, citing issues with food quality and service time.
  4. Complexity of Facilities: A handful of guests have found the hotel's facilities, including the pool and gym, to be somewhat complicated to access or use.
  5. Additional Costs: There have been mentions of unexpected additional costs for using certain amenities, which some guests found to be a downside.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Spa

Hot Tub

Hot Tub

Parking included

Parking included

Pool

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

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Total 15,028 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.2

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9.0

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9.4

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4.6/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

4,645 Reviews

9.2 / 10

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booking

820 Reviews

9.0 / 10

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expedia

1,000 Reviews

9.4 / 10

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google

6,615 Reviews

4.6 / 5

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tripadvisor

1,948 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Property was mentioned 623 times

9% Negative82% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Hyunje Jo2 months ago
5/5Google icon

Genesis Lounge – Signature Dining, Hotel Shilla The executive Chef of Genesis Lounge, Mr. S.B. Kang presents sincerity by reinterpreting the recipe for Genesis's own style based on natural ingredients from mountain, sea and land. We can find the value and new meaning for life from his journey of flavors. * Amuse-bouche * Seasonal Raw Fish * Korean Beef with Jeok * Burdock and Beef Noodle Soup * Chestnut Ice cream * Pear with Assam Tea, Yam Marshmallow The restaurant is accepting and focusing on just one reservation for the very private and upscale fine dining in very artistic space. Thanks to Mr. J.H. Lee, manager and his team members for their top notch service and re-interpretation on cuisine. The menu changes periodically and I am looking forward to the Master Chef, Kang’s next journey in next season with deep support.

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Ahmed Alahmadi2 years ago
5/5Google icon

It was truly fantastic staying at this hotel. The room was spacious and sparkling clean the bathroom had everything you needed. The building facilities were nice as well. The highlight is definitely the location as everything was within walking distance.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 464

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Number of floors 23

WiFi Quality

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15

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247

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Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Namsan Park

980 m

Dongdaemun Design Plaza

1.33 km

Dongdaemun History and Culture Park

1.4 km

Gwangjang Traditional Market

1.5 km

Cheonggyecheon

1.5 km

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Getting around

Dongguk University Station

630 m

Seoul Station

6 km

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Airports Nearby

Incheon Intl. Airport (ICN)

34 km

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Restaurants

The Library

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영빈관

140 m

팔선

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Pastry Boutique

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haus coffee dessert

630 m

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Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $0.7

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Coffee

$3.1 - $3.4

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Beer 0.5L

$1.9 - $2.1

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$4.8 - $5.5

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.8 - $1.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.5 - $0.6

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$27.5 - $68.8

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$10.3 - $10.3

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McMeal at McDonalds

$4.7 - $5.5

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.6 - $2.1

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.3

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$34.4

Weather In Seoul

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Precipitation In Seoul

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.522

PM1041

57

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

House Rules

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Check in after 14:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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