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    Somerset Palace Seoul

    7 Yulgok-Ro 2 Gil, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 03143, South Korea
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    Overview
    • Excellent43%
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Nice apartments with amenities including washing machine and drier. However, corridors tends to be a bit dingy as is not air-conditioned in summer. Hotel front desk staff are generally helpful but they don't seem to offer much information about attractions or places to go around...More

    Thank Jaturungkabart
    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It was a great pleasure having you stay at Somerset Palace Seoul. I have noted your observations and recommendations for improvements to these areas. Please be assure that I will coordinate the plans...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    i used to stay in somerset for anniversary or sometimes when i want a proper rest in the city. it always worth to stay in somerset considering what i paid for. huge and clean room with friendly staff. would love to stay here in somerset...More

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    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to have met your expectations in service and quality standards. Your heartfelt words inspire us to continually provide and improve the level of service that residents have come to expect....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Having seen the swimming pool and outdoor one-man (or woman) jacuzzis, I thought that the price was right for a mid to high range hotel. Upon entering the room, I found what was more of an apartment than a luxury hotel room. There was a...More

    Thank Samuel C
    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is great to have you stay with us. Aswe are keen to provide our residents with a comfortable living environment, I will share your feedback with the entire team members. We value...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My first time here, enjoyed every minute, you feel welcomed as you enter the entrance, everyone was welcoming and kind. The room I got was one bedroom executive it was so spacious and kitchen was well equipped, bed very comfortable and sheets are so clean...More

    Thank DrNasser_12
    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear comliments of our staff member, Vincent at Guest Service. Your heartfelt words and special mention of Vincent will be shared with the City Manager of Somerset Palace Seoul...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The rooms are very comfortable and quiet. All have kitchenettes and a clothes washer/dryer. Executive rooms have a separate bedroom area. The hotel staff is prompt, courteous and helpful. Most rooms have a view, some of the mountains and Gyeongbok Palace or the Jogye temple....More

    Thank lotsotripsneedsleep
    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience about our serviced residence. We are glad to hear the compliments of our staff members at Somerset Palace Seoul. Your kind review motivates us to do better to ensure that our residents have a warm and pleasant...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 110 - USD 427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #22 Family Hotel in Seoul
    • #26 Business Hotel in Seoul
    • #95 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 400
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    • Location
    • South Korea >
    • Seoul >
    • Gwanghwamun / Jongno
    • Also Known As
    • Somerset Palace Seoul Hotel Seoul ,
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    • Seoul Somerset Palace Hotel
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    Gwanghwamun / Jongno
    If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul,
    Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s
    most important historic sites and neighbourhoods.
    Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighbourhoods, the area
    is rich with history and culture in its palaces,
    shrines, and temples. Stand in the centre of
    Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt.
    Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue
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    kkrtraveler
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from luke47 | Reviewed this property |
    To my knowledge, all beds are standard (hotel-home) beds. None on the floor.
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    kkrtraveler
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from Seung B |
    Not that I am aware of. Beds are normal western style beds
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    18 March 2017|
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    Response from rosanne145 | Reviewed this property |
    Not that I know of. For that you need to check hanok accommodation - much more authentic
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