1. The Shilla Hotel Seoul
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As Korea’s best five-star hotel, The Shilla combines traditional Korean beauty with a modern twist. These qualities make it a popular spot for diplomatic guests and global celebrities. The hotel building consists of 4, the Main Building (there are 23 floors and including 3 underground floors), the guest house building (Yeong Bin Gwan), the Duty Free Shop building, and the parking building. The restaurant here serves Chinese cuisine, the Japanese restaurant Ariake; and Korean fine-dining restaurant La Yeon.
2. RYSE, Autograph Collection
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Are you creative and passionate person? Then this might be the perfect space to stay for you. Ryse Hotel embodies its native Hongdae neighborhood where art galleries gather. “We believe that art is how we connect,” said Ryse Hotel General Manager Jaisun Ihm. Ryse Hotel try to feature works of art in all forms throughout the hotel.
3. L’Escape Hotel
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Combining Seoul and Paris, L’Escape Hotel is inspired by Belle Époque, French architect and interior designer Jacques Garcia. Romantic rooms are impeccably decorated with floral canopy headboards, embroidered textiles, such as claws, and mirrored doors. There are voice-controlled high-tech facilities, such as UV cell phone cleaners, Nine Dot treadmill rental services, and voice-controlled TVs. Those who book a suite get access to a Parisian salon-style library with daily afternoon tea.
4. L7 Myeongdong
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Warm and relaxed is the vibe that builds up in this hotel. This stunning mix of natural light and neon highlights the hotel’s interior which is dominated by geometric patterns. There is also a spot of yellow artwork neatly displayed on the wall
5. Vista Walkerhill Seoul
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Located on the winding Han River in Seoul and at the foot of Mount Achasan. Here you can enjoy the water or greenery right from the bed, through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Meanwhile, the décor is light, bright and contemporary, with an Italian feel.
6. Douglass House
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Still at the foot of serene Mount Achasan and winding rivers in Seoul, Walkerhill Douglas House. The focus on the local lush nature extends to the rooms, which feature bare wood dormers, framed leaf artwork and jungle tones. The interior combines the hotel’s cool modern style with traditional Korean design.
7. Hotel Crescendo Seoul
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Hotel Crescendo Seoul, located in the heart of the district. It has some of the elements of a boutique hotel: relatively tiny guest rooms, with sleek parquet floors and marble bathrooms with charming tiled walk-in showers, midcentury décor enlivened with colorful splashes of turquoise and blue.