The Ritz-Carlton Seoul

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Average rate: $221 - Hotel class: 5 stars
602 Yeoksam-dong, Seoul, South Korea

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The Ritz-Carlton Seoul Reviews

yvrjames yvrjames
10 reviews
A Ritz in name only Mar 09, 2011
This is a Ritz-Carlton in name only; the hotel was not built as an RC nor reformed to meet the standard. Upon arrival the computers were down and I was expected to wait in the lobby until they were back up so that my room type could be confirmed. This was in spite of the fact that I had a printed reservation form on hand. I was led to a parlour suite which was the filthiest room I have ever stayed in at any hotel anywhere in the world. I looked under the bed only to find tissues and a coke can. Dust was everywhere, the carpets and wall paper were heavily stained, and the curtains were damaged.

At night it was a stifling 28 in the room but only 13 outside. Unable to operate the AC I telephoned down to the front only to be told that the AC unit is either ON or OFF for the entire hotel and at the moment it was off. I was told to open a window - at a Ritz!

The lobby is very nice and the staff on the Executive Floor did their best with what they had. The hotel simply needs major upgrading. I had to forfeit a night in the end because I was cancelling without proper notice; it was better than staying on.
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metsbwd metsbwd
31 reviews
Ritz-Carlton, Seoul Jul 10, 2005
The Ritz-Carlton, Seoul is what you would expect from the Ritz-Carlton chain, a fancy, expensive hotel catering to business travellers or rich tourists. I would not stay here on my own if traveling for pleasure. I cannot truly comment on the rates being that we get a deeply discounted corporate rate that includes free internet, breakfast, 50% off laundry, and free shuttle to Kiehung in the morning, but from the few times I had to pay for Internet or went to the bar, it's not cheap! There is a very nice buffet restaurant in the hotel...but again, a little pricy...I love the local food near the hotel in Gangnam better! The health club is very nice, as is the swimming pool. There's a driving range if so inclined! Personally I feel the hotel is a little dated, going for an older, more refined crowd...I just never really felt I fit in here...
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poohstanggt says:
Why am I not surprised you stayed here! :P Where are the pics?!?! I almost stayed at the Ritz but their concierge service never got back to me about the Toto tickets! Older, more refined crowd?! Something tells me you'd fit in now! :P
Posted on: Jan 29, 2009

The Ritz-Carlton Seoul Overview

The Ritz Carlton Hotel Seoul is located in Seoul’s prominent Gangnam business district. Guests of this hotel will find themselves just minutes away from the Olympic Stadium, World Trade Center, and numerous designer shopping outlets. The Seoul Arts Center is also located nearby. Guests will find the Seoul train station just 10 kilometers from the Ritz Carlton Hotel Seoul.

A number of modern guestrooms equipped with an array of amenities are available in the Ritz Carlton Hotel Seoul. Some amenities available in these rooms include hairdryers, cable television, high speed Internet access, fully stocked refreshment cabinets, in-room safes, and marble bathrooms.

There are three different restaurants available in the Ritz Carlton Hotel Seoul, allowing guests to choose from Chinese and Japanese cuisine. Well-appointed meeting rooms are available for business travelers to use. Health conscious guests can make use of the hotel’s gymnasium, and cool off after their workout in the swimming pool. The sauna provides the perfect place for guests to relax after a long day of sightseeing.

The Ritz-Carlton Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • News Stand
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Mini Bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • In Room Movies
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Porters
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Spa bath / Jacuzzi
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Nightclubs
  • Desk
  • Ticket Service
  • Dictaphone
  • Facsimile
  • Ballroom
  • Full-service catering
  • Exhibit Space
  • Disabled Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Salon
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower
  • Bathtub/Shower Combination
  • Bidet
  • Spa/Jetted Tub
  • Pool Indoor
  • Cots
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Luggage Storage
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Shoe Shine
  • Paid Parking
  • Free Parking

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