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The Shilla Seoul, Seoul

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249, Dongho-ro, Jung-guSeoulSeoul04605South Korea

Luxury hotel with spa, near Dongdaemun Market
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  • Free WiFi and free parking
Fantastic service
Great room
Delicious food
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
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The Shilla Seoul, Seoul

from $210
  • Deluxe Twin Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Business Deluxe Double
  • Business Deluxe Twin
  • Executive Business Deluxe Double (Executive Lounge Access)
  • Executive Business Deluxe Twin (Executive Lounge Access)
  • Executive Grand Deluxe (Executive Lounge Access)
  • Business Deluxe Double (no outdoor pool access)
  • Deluxe Twin Room (no outdoor pool access)
  • Deluxe Double Room (no outdoor pool access)
  • Business Deluxe Twin (no outdoor pool access)
  • Executive Business Deluxe Twin – Executive Lounge Access (no outdoor pool access)
  • Executive Business Deluxe Double – Executive Lounge Access (no outdoor pool access)
  • Executive Grand Deluxe – Executive Lounge Access (no outdoor pool access)
  • Superior Suite Double (Executive Lounge Access, No Outdoor Pool Access)
  • Superior Suite Double (Executive Lounge access, Free Sauna)
  • Deluxe Twin Room: 2 Adjoining Rooms with Trundle Bed, No Outdoor Pool Access

About The Shilla Seoul, Seoul

This luxury hotel is located in Seoul's Chung-gu district, 0.3 miles (0.5 km) from the National Theater of Korea. The Dongdaemun Market, N Seoul Tower, Namsan Park, and the Korea House cultural complex are all about 1 mile (1.6 km) away.

Hotel Features.
The hotel features an indoor/outdoor seasonal swimming pool (open from March 31st to October 31st), a sauna, fitness center, and an indoor golf range (surcharges and restrictions apply to recreation facilities). A long walking path winds through the hotel's sculpture park.

The Shilla Seoul features a choice of 6 restaurants, offering outstanding Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, and Continental cuisines. 24-hour room service is available. Guests can also take advantage of the computer station, 13 meeting rooms, and free WiFi throughout the hotel.

Smoking is not allowed in public areas and guestrooms; fines apply for smoking outside of designated areas.

Featuring city or mountain views, guestrooms offer goose down bedding, pillow menus, minibars, free WiFi, and satellite TVs. Bathrooms come with shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, makeup/shaving mirrors, phones, hair dryers, and complimentary toiletries. A turndown service is provided each evening.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 464 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 23 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (3 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Valet parking *


  • Free area shuttle

  • Free shopping center shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 6 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 13
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 55-inch TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


With a breathtaking view of Mount Namsan, the celebrated Guerlain Spa experience is second-to-none. Its health-and-beauty experts are trained by Guerlain's head office in France, and every guest can enjoy a complimentary 15-minute foot bath prior to their chosen spa treatment, in VIP comfort. The spa features 10 treatment rooms including the renowned Vichy shower, a relaxation lounge, and a cosmetic salon.


LaYeon - This restaurant specializes in Korean cuisine.

Palsun - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine.

The Parkview - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Continental - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in French cuisine.

Ariake - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

The Shilla Seoul, Seoul’s small print

Also known as

  • Seoul Shilla
  • Shilla Hotel
  • Shilla Hotel Seoul
  • Shilla Seoul
  • Shilla Seoul Hotel
  • The Shilla Seoul Hotel Seoul
  • The Shilla Hotel Seoul


The indoor pool, gymnasium, and sauna are closed every third Wednesday of every month.
The following age restrictions apply for recreational areas: Children under the age of 13 years old are only permitted to use the indoor pool and relaxation zone on weekends under parental supervision. Guests under 140 cm tall are permitted to use the adult swimming pool only while wearing a life jacket and only under parental supervision.
The hours of operation for the seasonal outdoor pool may vary, and guests booked in "no outdoor pool access" room categories are charged fees to access the pool. Entry to the pool may be limited due to maximum occupancy policy. Guests cannot pre-book entry to the pool. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.
Please note: Guests will not be able to use or earn any points with third-party rewards programs at this property. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • The seasonal pool is open from April to October.
  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

    Children under 13 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision.

    Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club.

    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Optional extras

    The sauna is accessible for KRW 45000 per person, per day

    Valet parking costs KRW 25,000.00 per day

    Rollaway beds are available for KRW 36,300 per night

    Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of KRW 59000 for adults and KRW 32000 for children (approximately)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    What’s around The Shilla Seoul, Seoul


    • Heart of Seoul
    • Dongdaemun Market nearby
    • N Seoul Tower nearby
    • Namsan Park nearby
    • Changgyeonggung Palace nearby
    • Sungnyemun Gate nearby
    • Jogyesa Temple nearby
    • Changdeokgung Palace nearby

    Getting around

    • Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.) - 11 miles/17.7 km
    • Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) - 31.2 miles/50.3 km
    • Free self parking
    • Valet parking (surcharge)
    • Limited parking
    • Free area shuttle
    • Free shopping center shuttle

    Recent reviews

    Exceptional 9.4 From 786 reviews

    The Shilla Seoul, Seoul
    Very Good8.0
    Not great for business travel
    Very nice hotel but not great for business travelers. Restaurants are overbooked and overpriced, and there aren't many dining options nearby.
    melissa, us1 night trip
    The Shilla Seoul, Seoul
    perfect only except
    everything was perfect. great service & comfort. but very crowded they have like so many weddings and events
    A Traveler, us1 night trip
    The Shilla Seoul, Seoul
    Best of best but samsung...
    Sunwoo, us1 night trip
    The Shilla Seoul, Seoul
    Best hotel in Seoul
    Home away from home. Flawless service. Love their sauna room
    A Traveler, us1 night business trip
    The Shilla Seoul, Seoul
    I love it
    Perfect experience,you should be reservation the executive lounge access room!It's worth it‘s price~
    ChingChung, us2 night business trip

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