Book your room at The Shilla Seoul

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Seoul luxury hotel with restaurants and 2 pools

Chung-Gu district

Renowned for its gracious service, this hotel is 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 5 restaurants offering outstanding Chinese, Japanese, and French cuisines, a high-end shopping arcade, and an indoor swimming pool.

Wi-Fi, down duvets

Guestrooms feature city or mountain views. Beds are topped with goose-down duvets. Rooms also include satellite TV and minibars. Bathrooms come with cotton robes.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Shilla Seoul offers a unique urban lifestyle combining traditional beauty and contemporary sensibility. 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 computer station, 3 meeting rooms, wedding services, and complimentary wired and wireless Internet access are also available. Additional facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, 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. Please note: Children under 13 are not allowed to access the Executive Lounge.

  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 464
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of floors - 23
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business center
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Computer station
  • Airport transportation
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry facilities
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Free area shuttle
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
  • Steam room
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wedding services
  • Parking (limited spaces)
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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)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Satellite TV service
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Climate control
  • Free newspaper
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Pillow menu
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Where to Eat

Parkview - Buffets, dim sum. Airy, eco-friendly interior of wood and stone. Open-air terrace. Exhibition kitchen. View of Mount Namsan. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Pastry Boutique - Pastries, cakes, breads. Deli section with salads, sandwiches. Retail area with gourmet items, picnic essentials. Open early morning till late evening.

La Yeon - 23rd floor Korean Restaurant. Modern interpretations of traditional recipes offering guests an overall authentic Korean haute cuisine experience.

Continental - French cuisine. Located on 23rd floor, with spectacular city views. Open for midday buffets and a la carte dinners.

Palsun - Classic and contemporary Chinese cuisine. Indoor and seasonal alfresco dining. Modern art collection. Lunch and dinner.

Ariake - Japanese specialties, with a focus on fresh seafood. Sushi counter. 35 rare sakes and liqueurs. Lunch and dinner.

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Nearby Activities

There will be an extra charge to access the Urban Island outdoor pool from July 1, 2015 to September 6, 2015. 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 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
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Spa Services

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
  • Massages
  • Body treatments

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

The indoor pool, gymnasium, and sauna are closed every third Wednesday of every month.

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 dogs are allowed

Access to the outdoor swimming pool will be available for a surcharge from July 1, 2015 to September 6, 2015. For more information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The following age restrictions apply for recreational areas:

    Only guests over 7 years old may enter the Urban Island adult pool.
    Only guests over 13 years old may enter the indoor pool (allowed on weekends and holidays with an adult) and sauna.
    Only children of preschool age may enter the Urban Island children's pool.
For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: KRW 59000 for adults and KRW 32000 for children (approximately)
  • A facilities fee includes use of:
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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