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    Somerset Palace Seoul

    7 Yulgok-Ro 2 Gil, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 03143, South Korea
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    Overview
    • Excellent43%
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    • Average7%
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    “anguk station” (29 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed just one day but hotel location, value is very good. The rooftop pool and jacuzzis are very good and my children had fun there. But children rate is little expensive. Internet is little slow.More

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    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always encouraging for us to learn that our residents are satisfied with our service. Once again, thank you for...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It is located very close to Yeonnam-dong and Gyeongbokgung Palace. And the room for the price is big and the parking is easy. It is a very suitable place for family trips by car. Sometimes I feel disappointed by the kind staff, but I visit...More

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    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We were delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. At the same time, I have noted your comment in regards to the staff attitude. As we are keen to improve...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Overall, I was satisfied but this survery is too long and getting very tired. I already mentioned a lot of points and what else do you want more? This seems endless. I've been very patient. Do you want me to write a book about your...More

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    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review and I am sorry to hear your disappointment regarding long survey through tripadvisor. I will check with the website manager to look into the survey. Once again, thank you for your staying at...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    During my staying at your hotel is very satisfactory and nice all kinds for us. When is choose your hotel it's close to In-sadong and close to subway station. all so if i have a free time i can variety see and walking around Kyeongbok...More

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    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. At the same time, we are happy to have met your expectations in service and quality standards. Receiving such positive feedback...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Rooms are slightly dated and it was strange to have 2 beds and a coach for one person, but it was very convenient to have washing machine in the room! Breakfast and staff were excellent. Great value for the money.More

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    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We were delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. At the same time, we are happy to have met your expectations in service and quality standards. Receiving such positive feedback...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$104 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #22 Family Hotel in Seoul
    • #26 Business Hotel in Seoul
    • #35 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 400
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    • Location
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    • Gwanghwamun / Jongno
    • Also Known As
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    • Seoul Somerset Palace Hotel
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    Gwanghwamun / Jongno
    If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul,
    Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s
    most important historic sites and neighbourhoods.
    Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighbourhoods, the area
    is rich with history and culture in its palaces,
    shrines, and temples. Stand in the centre of
    Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt.
    Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue
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    kkrtraveler
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from luke47 | Reviewed this property |
    To my knowledge, all beds are standard (hotel-home) beds. None on the floor.
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    kkrtraveler
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from Seung B |
    Not that I am aware of. Beds are normal western style beds
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    kkrtraveler
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from rosanne145 | Reviewed this property |
    Not that I know of. For that you need to check hanok accommodation - much more authentic
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    "NOTE: Courtyard rooms face an ancient temple. You'll hear a gong calling people to worship at 4:30 am..."
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    "If you do not enjoy hearing the sounds of the temple waking up at 04:30 each morning, choose side away from..."
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    "Ask for the room at the end of the hallway"
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