Paradise Hotel Busan

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Average rate: $199 - Hotel class: 5 stars
1408-5 Joong-Dong Haeundae-Gu, Busan, South Korea

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Paradise Hotel Busan Reviews

prodiver prodiver
14 reviews
Luxury by the beach, but pricey Sep 09, 2011
I stayed here because it was the conference hotel for a conference I was attending.

The staff and the accommodations were excellent and the location was fabulous (right on the beach, close to the aquarium, shopping, and many restaurants).

The only drawbacks were: Price (nearly US$200/night at the discounted conference rate for a city-view room with a $20/day surcharge for not-very-functional internet) and the typical asian brick/plywood mattress (I like a soft mattress).

The bathroom was spacious and the toilet was equipped with a very nice Toto Washlet series heated seat with bidet. The shower did have a strange tendency to vary quite a bit in temperature (from where I set it to cold, then to scalding, then back to where I set it without any intervention on my part) on a frequent, but irregular interval.

The view of the city was actually nice, though admittedly I didn't spend a great deal of time in my room not asleep, so this wasn't really a factor. The room did have a nice balcony.

Though I requested a non-smoking room, I'm not sure the hotel actually had such a thing, but, the room had been cleaned thoroughly enough that I couldn't tell it had been smoked in other than by the presence of ash trays for my convenience should I decide to adopt the habit.

One very nice feature was a couple of american-style outlets near the work desk which made plugging in my chargers and laptop convenient.
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kkrater kkrater
26 reviews
Happy Valentines Day Feb 14, 2009
The Paradise Hotel is located in the Haeundae Beach area of Busan. Depending on how you travel to Busan, it can be a bit tricky to get to the hotel. There are several options including buses and taxis (We took the bus from the Busan train station). The hotel itself is very nice, modern and well appointed. There was a beautiful lounge area with a bar, several restaurants, a well-equipped fitness center and a fun pool area. At night it was pleasant to walk along the beach in front of the hotel. The hotel even had a casino for foreigners (Korean citizens aren't allowed to enter casinos). The rooms had plenty of amenities, but no free wi-fi. It had a comfortable bed, a nice LCD TV with several international channels and everything was super clean. Another interesting component of the hotel was that it had its own duty-free shop. It was fun to walk around and see some designer items, but there was no point for foreigners to shop there. One thing of note, the staff at the hotel don't speak English very well. I can't say if this is always the case, but I noticed that the overall competency in English was much lower in Busan, when compared to Seoul. Overall the hotel was not as classy as a Shangri-La, but it was very nice, reasonably priced and I would definitely stay here again if I returned to Busan.
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Cool garden by the beach
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Paradise Hotel Busan Overview

Location.
Paradise Hotel Pusan is located on the beach in Busan's Haeundae neighborhood, close to Busan Aquarium, Haeundae Beach, and BEXCO. Other points of interest near this luxury hotel include Busan Museum of Modern Art and Gwangan Grand Bridge.

Hotel Features.
In addition to 9 restaurants, Paradise Hotel Pusan offers a snack bar/deli and a coffee shop/cafA©. A beach bar, a swim-up bar, and a poolside bar are open for drinks. Room service is available 24 hours a day. The hotel serves Buffet breakfasts each morning in the restaurant (surcharges apply). Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool, a health club, a sauna, a fitness facility, and a steam room. Spa amenities include spa services and a hair salon. This 4.5-star property has a business center and offers a meeting/conference room, secretarial services, and limo/town car service. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Busan property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, a ballroom, and exhibit space. For a surcharge, shuttle services include a roundtrip airport shuttle and an area shuttle. Business services and concierge services are available. Self parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include a casino, barbecue grills, and multilingual staff.

Guestrooms.
530 air-conditioned guestrooms at Paradise Hotel Pusan feature minibars and coffee/tea makers. Balconies offer beach, city, or ocean views. Beds come with triple sheeting, down comforters, and premium bedding. These individually furnished rooms include desks. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs. They also offer bidets, makeup/shaving mirrors, and bathrobes. Wired high-speed and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. In addition to complimentary newspapers and safes, guestrooms offer direct-dial phones with voice mail. 32-inch LCD televisions have cable channels and complimentary TV Internet access. Also included are complimentary bottled water and windows that open. Guests may request in-room massages, irons/ironing boards, and extra towels/bedding. A nightly turndown service is offered and housekeeping is available daily.

Hot springs and a health club are featured at the hotel. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness facility.

Guests under 19 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.

Paradise Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Convention Center
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Security Guard
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Mini Bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Secretarial Service
  • In Room Movies
  • Porters
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Casino
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Nightclubs
  • Computer
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Ballroom
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Exhibit Space
  • Disabled Accessible Rooms
  • Disabled Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Salon
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Massage
  • Steam Bath
  • Beauty Salon
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Bathrobes
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathtub/Shower Combination
  • Spa/Jetted Tub
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Poolside Bar
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Executive Floor
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Cell phone/mobile rental
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Shoe Shine
  • Bus Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Doctor on call

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