When it comes to accommodation, business visitors are spoilt for choice in Seoul, thanks to a full spectrum of choices to suit all budgets and a full representation of all the major international luxury brands. Completing that set later this year will be the Four Seasons Seoul, which adds 317 rooms to the city. A further 2,000 rooms will be added with the 2017 arrival of the massive Accor hotel complex in the Yongsan district across four new properties, including a Novotel, Suite Novotel, Ibis Styles, and a Suite Mercure.
These expansions continue the momentum in Seoul’s accommodation growth which in 2014 saw the arrival of the JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul, Aloft Seoul Gangnam, Shilla Stay Yeoksam, and Ibis Styles Ambassador Myeongdong. The latter two hotels are just two of a steadily growing category of accommodation ideal for the budget-conscious yet still provide high standards of service.
The design-centric GLAD Hotel Yeouido, which opened in January 2015 with 319 rooms in the city’s International Finance district, the near-downtown Shilla Stay Seodaemun, which arrived in May with 319 rooms, and also arriving in May – the 342-room Four Points by Sheraton in Yongsan, are three of the most recent additions.