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Outdoor spa bath
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool
Indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
1,026 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Spa
Restaurant
Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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Explore the area

Popular LocationNational Theater of Korea9 min walk
Popular LocationKorea House13 min walk
Popular LocationDongdaemun History and Culture Park18 min walk
AirportSeoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.)21 min drive

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  • Deluxe Twin Room (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 388 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Deluxe Double Room (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 388 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)
  • Business Deluxe Double Room (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 463 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Business Deluxe Twin Room (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 463 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsBusiness Deluxe Twin Room (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)
  • Executive Business Deluxe Double (Executive Lounge Access) (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 463 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Executive Business Deluxe Twin (Executive Lounge Access) (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 463 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Executive Grand Deluxe (Executive Lounge Access) (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    Room amenities

    • 570 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsExecutive Grand Deluxe (Executive Lounge Access) (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)
  • Superior Suite Double (Executive Lounge access, Free Sauna) (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    Room amenities

    • 710 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsSuperior Suite Double (Executive Lounge access, Free Sauna) (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)
  • Corner Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Premier Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • [Special Offer] Superior Suite-Executive Lounge Access (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    Room amenities

    • 710 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Grand Corner Deluxe (Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    Room amenities

    • 549 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Superior Suite For Family (No Lounge, No Sauna, Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    Room amenities

    • 710 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Executive Business Deluxe Double (Outdoor Swimming Pool)

    Room amenities

    • 463 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Executive Business Deluxe Twin (Outdoor Swimming Pool)

    Room amenities

    • 463 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsExecutive Business Deluxe Twin (Outdoor Swimming Pool)
  • Deluxe Double Room (Outdoor Pool Access Included)

    Room amenities

    • 388 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Deluxe Twin Room (Swimming Pool Access Included)

    Room amenities

    • 388 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Room (Swimming Pool Access Included)
  • Deluxe Double Room (Outdoor Pool Access Included, Early Check-in at 12pm, Late Check-out at 6pm)

    Room amenities

    • 388 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room (Outdoor Pool Access Included, Early Check-in at 12pm, Late Check-out at 6pm)
  • Deluxe Double Room (Room service Breakfast & Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    Room amenities

    • 388 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room (Room service Breakfast & Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)
  • Deluxe Twin Room (Room service Breakfast & Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    Room amenities

    • 388 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Room (Room service Breakfast & Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)
  • [Moonlight PKG]Business Deluxe Double(Outdoor Pool access 18PM~22PM on Check-in date)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Business Deluxe Double Room (Min 2 nights, provide 1 fresh cream cake)(Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    Room amenities

    • 463 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsBusiness Deluxe Double Room (Min 2 nights, provide 1 fresh cream cake)(Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)
  • Business Deluxe Twin Room (Min 2 nights, provide 1 fresh cream cake)(Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    Room amenities

    • 463 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsBusiness Deluxe Twin Room (Min 2 nights, provide 1 fresh cream cake)(Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)
  • Deluxe Double Room (F&B Credit 100USD, Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

    Room amenities

    • 388 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room (F&B Credit 100USD, Outdoor Pool Access Excluded)

About this area

Seoul

Located in Seoul's Jung-gu neighbourhood, The Shilla Seoul is in the city centre and near a metro station. Bukchon Hanok Village and Gyeongbok Palace are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Myeongdong Street and Garosu-gil. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Seoul Olympic Stadium or Jamsil Arena.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Namsan Park - 8 min walk
  • National Theater of Korea - 9 min walk
  • Korea House - 13 min walk
  • Dongdaemun History and Culture Park - 18 min walk
  • N Seoul Tower - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Dongguk University Station - 4 min walk
  • Haengsin Station - 19 min drive
  • AirportSeoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) - 56 min drive

Restaurants

  • LaYeon — 1 min walk
  • Palsun — 1 min walk
  • Pastry boutique - 5 min walk
  • La Yeon - 5 min walk
  • Cafe Vonie - 11 min walk

About this property

The Shilla Seoul

Luxury Seoul hotel in Jung-gu, walk to Namsan Park
Along with 6 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas, a free area shuttle and a free shopping centre shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a spa tub are on-site. All 464 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, TVs with cable channels, and conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars and premium bedding.
The Shilla Seoul offers 464 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, slippers and bidets.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

An indoor pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

Guests aged under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guerlain Spa has 10 treatment rooms. Services include body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of CESCO (S. Korea)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Limited parking spaces
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free local area shuttle
  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 6:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends: KRW 64000 for adults and KRW 32000 for children
  • 6 restaurants
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf driving range
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Shopping
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free local area shuttle
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Business services

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 10 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Entertainment

  • 55-inch TV
  • TV channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 19

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Due to COVID-19, this property’s breakfast may be served a la carte instead of buffet-style.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from August 24 2020 until further notice:
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 01 November to 13 March:
  • Swimming pool
The property will be renovating from 01 November 2019 to 30 November 2022 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Exterior
  • Parking area
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimise noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: KRW 64000 for adults and KRW 32000 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-in fee (amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Facilities fee: KRW 45000 per person, per day and includes use of: sauna

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
The indoor pool, gymnasium, and sauna are closed every third Wednesday of every month.
Children under 13 years old are only permitted to use the indoor and outdoor pools with parental supervision. Children under 13 years old are permitted to use the indoor pool on weekends only. Guests under 140 cm tall are permitted to use the outdoor swimming pool only while wearing a life jacket.
The hours of operation for Urban Island (seasonal outdoor pool area) vary. Guests booked in "no outdoor pool access" room categories are charged fees to access the pool. Entry to the outdoor pool may be limited due to maximum occupancy policy. In case of overcrowding, guests may have to wait to use the pools. Guests cannot pre-book entry to the pool. Up to 2 sun beds per room are available for use in the outdoor pool area (first-come, first-served basis). Children under the age of 36 months must wear swim diapers in the pool. Rubber rings must be less than 1 meter in diameter and are only allowed in the children's pool. Access to Urban Island may be restricted in extreme weather conditions.
Please note: Guests will not be able to use or earn any points with third-party rewards programs at this property.
Guests booking an Executive Level room type are permitted to invite up to 2 non-resident guests to the Executive Lounge during the week (excludes Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays) for a surcharge. Children under 13 years old are not allowed in the Executive Lounge.

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from March to October
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Up to 2 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
Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility

National rating

For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Seoul Shilla
Shilla Hotel
Shilla Hotel Seoul
Shilla Seoul
Shilla Seoul Hotel
The Shilla Seoul Hotel
The Shilla Seoul Hotel Seoul
The Shilla Hotel Seoul
The Shilla Seoul Seoul
The Shilla Seoul Hotel Seoul

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Shilla Seoul and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Shilla Seoul offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Shilla Seoul cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Shilla Seoul?
As of 24 Sep 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Shilla Seoul on 5 Oct 2020 start from £217, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does The Shilla Seoul have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool.
Is The Shilla Seoul pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Shilla Seoul?
Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at The Shilla Seoul?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).
What time is check-out at The Shilla Seoul?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Does The Shilla Seoul provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is The Shilla Seoul located?
Located in Jung-gu, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Namsan Park, Korea House and Dongdaemun Design Plaza. Dongdaemun History and Culture Park and Dongdaemun History & Culture Park are also within 1 mile (2 km). Dongguk University Station is only a 4-minute walk and Yaksu Station is 13 minutes.
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Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

1/5 Terrible

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Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020
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