Excellent 8.9
Based on 569 reviews
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

  • Sauna

  • Room service [24-hour]

  • Bar

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Distances to essentials

  • Airports
    • 18.00 km
    • Gimpo Airport (GMP)
    • 50.50 km
    • Seoul Incheon International Airport
  • Bus and rail stations
    • 0.28 km
    • Dongguk University Subway Station
    • 0.44 km
    • Yaksu Subway Station
  • Hospitals and clinics
    • 0.62 km
    • Songdo Hospital
  • Pharmacies
    • 1.34 km
    • Daedo Pharmacy
  • Convenience stores
    • 0.92 km
    • 7 Eleven
  • Cash withdrawal
    • 1.57 km
    • ATM

More about The Shilla Seoul

An overview

Established in 1973 as the hotel sector subsidiary of the Samsung Group, South Korea’s largest conglomerate, The Shilla Seoul is the national leader in premium hospitality services. The business was established after taking over the historic Yeong Bin Gwan state guesthouse. In 1979, the group’s flagship hotel – The Shilla Seoul - opened next to the Yeong Bin Gwan. For more than three decades, it has been internationally renowned as South Korea’s premier luxury hotel, offering exquisite personalized Korean hospitality and services. In 2013, the property underwent a major renovation under the acclaimed designer Peter Remedios.

The property invites guests to La Yeon, the world's first Korean restaurant to be awarded a Michelin 3 star rating. Experience the quintessence of Korean cuisine.
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What they offer

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Rental car
  • Valet parking
  • Car park
  • Shuttle service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Garden
  • Spa
  • Tours
  • Massage
  • Swimming pool [indoor]

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service [24-hour]
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Cash withdrawal
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Salon
  • Concierge
  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoking area
  • Dry cleaning
  • Safety deposit boxes

For the kids

  • Family room


  • Elevator
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Pets allowed
  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Korean
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Guest policies

Children aged above 37 months to 12 years old will be charged an additional fee.

The kid's pool is only for children of preschool age (Accompanying parents are allowed.)

Entrance to the outdoor pool may be restricted when the maximum number of users is reached.

The property's gymnasium, indoor pool, and sauna are closed every 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Guest must be at least 16 years old to access the gymnasium and indoor pool.

Children under 13 years of age are not permitted to use the sauna.

Guest must be at least 13 years old to access the indoor swimming pool.

Shilla reward member point is not applicable at the property.

An additional charge will be required for use of the sauna. Guests staying at executive and Suite rooms are free of charge.

Children under the age of 13 years old are only permitted to use the indoor swimming pool and relaxation zones on weekends under parental supervision.

During certain periods, there will be an extra charge to access the outdoor swimming pool except for swimming pool inclusive packages.

Children under 140 centimeters are required to wear a life jacket when using the adult's swimming pool.

Executive Lounge Benefits

The minimum age of guests allowed to use the executive lounge is 13.

Breakfast is served from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Light snack is served from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (brunch menu is served during weekends and public holidays instead). Afternoon tea is served from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Happy hour is from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

Complimentary sauna is available for guests over 13 years.

For guests staying in executive and suite room types, breakfast is served in the executive lounge.

There will be an extra charge to access to outdoor swimming pool Urban Island except for guests with a swimming pool inclusive package. Pre-booking is not available and entry may be limited when the maximum number of guests is reached.

  • Guests 13 years and older are considered adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Some helpful facts


Check-in from: 03:00 PM
Check-out until: 12:00 PM

Getting around

Distance to airport: 50.0 Km
Travel time to airport (minutes): 60


Breakfast charge (unless included in room rate): 59000 KRW
Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee: 0 KRW

The property

Number of bars/lounges : 1
Number of floors: 23
Number of restaurants: 5
Number of rooms : 464
Room voltage: 220
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The property will offer guests one duty free voucher per room for foreign passport holders from March 13, 2017 to May 31, 2017. Contact the property directly for more details.
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