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Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas

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Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

This is a wonderful hotel. A little dated, but overall quite acceptable. The location is convenient with a lot of restaurant choices nearby. In the morning, I take very early walks around the area. There is a temple not too far away that you can walk to for a little exercise before the day at the office starts. The airport...

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Darren M, General Manager at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review following your stay back in May, much appreciated. You have highlighted many of the great reasons to base yourself here at the InterContinental when visiting Seoul and thank you for making special mention of our Grand Kitchen which is as you say a great place to start your day. Thanks again and...

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This was my second stay at this hotel, and it's still in great shape. They've recently redone the entryway and registration, and it's much more accessible. Rooms are outdated (at least mine was), and the decor and available personal amenities are very masculine, so in line with Korean culture, this hotel didn't seem to cater well to young, female business...

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Darren M, General Manager at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review here on TripAdvisor, much appreciated. As you have highlighted, yes we have completed a major remodeling project here at the hotel since your last visit with some really positive feedback. I was surprised to read that you felt there was less variety available on this visit especially on our buffet as this...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Daytime noise from adjacent construction site is unacceptable. Constant hammering throughout the day means no chance to catch up on jet lag. The hotel itself is past it's peak and looks in need of renovation. Service is as you would expect in Korea

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Darren M, General Manager at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Sorry to hear about the disruption caused from the surrounding works. We are working closely with the external companies to try and minimize any interruption and do hope that you did contact our team during your stay. I would like to find out a bit more detail in regards to some of your other comments and will contact...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

Quick overnight here. Easy check in, nice rooms, awesome breakfast buffet. Easy walk to city air terminal to grab a bus to Inchon airport. Much of the attached mall is closed for renovation at present, so not as many shopping options. Nearby Buddhist temple was a ten minute walk and well worth it to see sculptures and learn a bit.

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Darren M, General Manager at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review following your stay with us here in Seoul. Given you have only spent a quick overnight here still sounds as though you have taken full advantage of your time and explored well... Thank you for your great comments and feedback and we hope to be able to welcome you back to the...

Ft. Worth
Reviewed 27 July 2014

After searching through reviews for a hotel in the gangnam area I wound up choosing here after comparing prices for hotels around as well as looking for a hotel nearby subway, restaurants and shopping. Reception Check in was very fast and efficient and reception was Very helpful in giving information about places nearby and even gave us a tourist map,...

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Darren M, General Manager at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent detailed review following your visit to Seoul, much appreciated. You have highlighted many of the great reasons to choose our hotel when visiting Seoul and with all the new shopping and entertainment facilities located within the Coex Mall opening over the next couple of months you will certainly never be short of things...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Check-in staff friendly and professional. Rooms and bathrooms are a little outdated but are a good size. Lovely firm beds and room cleaned to high standard. Coffee and tea station are fine – but it was better before when they had plunger coffee maker. Breakfast is great – a massive selection. Room service is fine but a little expensive. Nice...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, responded to this review

Dear FitzroviaHome, Thank you for taking the time to convey your comments regarding your recent experience with us. We certainly do our utmost to make your stay comfortable and pleasant, so we are very pleased to note that you were satisfied with our check in staff and breakfast. Please accept our apologies that we fell short of your expectations with...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Rooms are BIG and if you join their rewards program apparently you get free internet? (Still trying to figure out why it was on my bill when I left). The Staff are pleasant enough but not what you would expect for the price of stay. I had just left The Okura in Tokyo prior to my stay and I will...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, responded to this review

Dear RobH2, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns. Our goal is to ensure that all our clients leave satisfied and we try our best to fulfill all our guest requests. Please accept my sincere apology for the shortcomings you have experienced and if our hotel fell below your expectations in...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Stayed here for five nights while in Seoul. Location is fantastic. Right next to the Hyundai Department Store in Gangnam and only steps away from the subway line. This is the only hotel I stayed in Korea where inroom internet service was not complimentary. However you do get free internet service in the lobby. Service was average. I was surprised...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, responded to this review

Dear bgoh1973, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am happy to read you like our hotel location and upgraded hotel amenities. However, I am deeply sorry you found our level of staff service less than satisfactory. I appreciate your feedback as this is our best resource for improving guest services. We value you as our...

Singapore
Reviewed 18 July 2014

The hotel staff a super friendly with excellent English and a willingness to help. The location in the middle of the COEX area makes walking to offices, bars, restaurants and the city air terminal all very easy. The rooms and bathrooms are huge, with big fluffy towels and a comfortable bed. The decor is a little on the dark side...

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Darren M, General Manager at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review following your stay with us, much appreciated. You will be pleased to know that the majority of the construction work in and around Coex is almost completed with everything due to be reopened by late November, early December. The mall below the hotel will actually reopen in early October so we hope...

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Reviewed 6 July 2014

The location is best. Metro is available in front of the hotel. On the right hand side of the hotel, there is also Hyundai department store where you can do some shopping or even having something to eat. It has also a very good super market. The room is spacious, clean and comfortable. Breakfast is very good, lots of choices...

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Darren M, General Manager at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, responded to this review

Dear Joyce, Thank you for your wonderful review and feedback on your stay with us, much appreciated. I was very pleased to read that you have made some time to look around our local area and there is certainly plenty of things to keep any avid traveller occupied. Thanks once again for your Perfect Stay review and we hope to...

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Staying in Samseongdong / COEX

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Samseongdong / COEX
A large business hub, Samseongdong is anchored by Korea’s World Trade Center, where many important business exhibitions and meetings are held. The enormous COEX mall sprawls underground, providing a myriad of things to do and see, including a large aquarium and movie theater. For a bit of peace and zen, head over to the ornate Bongeunsa Temple which is one of Korea’s most important places of worship. Or take a stroll nearby through the tranquil royal burial grounds of Seonjeongneung, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Korean
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Located in the heart of Seoul, the Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas is an ideal place for business travellers thanks to the hotel's proximity to KWTC, COEX, CALT, DFS, department stores and theaters. Operating with 517 spacious rooms, the hotel has completed a 10 month project of lobby, restaurants and banquet halls to look more glamorous. The new Grand Ballroom, the largest and the most updated in Korea is perfect for any event, while exquisite cuisines await you in all five hotel restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas

Address: 521, Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06164, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Samseongdong / COEX
Price Range: ₹ 13,087 - ₹ 23,518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas 5*
Number of rooms: 517
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Also Known As:
Grand Intercontinental Seoul Parnas Hotel Seoul
Intercontinental Seoul
Hotel Style:
#19 Business Hotel in Seoul
#22 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
#26 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
#36 Family Hotel in Seoul
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“Rooms with view to the main road (Teheran-ro) are quite noisy, towards COEX in the back it's better if you're a light sleeper.”
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