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Kensington Hotel Yoido

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed at this hotel multiple times. It's at the heart of the financial sector and next door to the National Assembly. Reasonable restaurant options and amenities. Wifi is a bit choppy but for the price a good place to stay.

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Kensington_Yoido, 프론트 매니저 at Kensington Hotel Yoido, responded to this review

Dear rep041 Thanks for using our hotel while you are staying in Seoul. Eventhough we do our best for your convenience, we know sometimes you were not not satisfied with our services . Also we would like to say thank you again to leave your review for us at trip adviser. We promise we will still do our best for...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

이번이 두번째 방문인데 두번모두 다 객실상태와 직원들의 응대 모두 좋았습니다. 한강이 보이는 뷰가 좋은 방이어서 쾌적하고 좋았습니다. 합정이나 홍대쪽에 볼일이 있을때 머물렀는데 거리도 가깝고 좋았어요. This is my sencond time staying at Kensington hotel. The room is not super modern but it's classic looking and the recoetionist is very kind and profesttional. My room also had a nice view. This...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Last time I stayed in this hotel was 4 months ago when a mix up in my schedule ended with my wife and I arriving around midnight with no room booked. They room they gave us then was terrible. On my trip this week everything went very well and the room was excellent... Very clean and quite up to date....

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Kensington_Yoido, 프론트 매니저 at Kensington Hotel Yoido, responded to this review

Dear JakartaJDK Thanks for using our hotel while you are staying in Seoul. Eventhough we do our best for your convenience, we know sometimes you were not not satisfied with our services . Also we would like to say thank you again to leave your review for us at trip adviser. We promise we will still do our best for...

Daejeon, South Korea
Reviewed 22 February 2017

For business, i have been this hotel many times for 3years. first of all, it is located in yoido, and it is near to yoido park, National assembly subway station. You can approch there with transportation. Moreover. there is a bus from incheon airport to Hotel. it is very convenient to get there from Incheon airport.(it takes about 1hour from...

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Kensington_Yoido, 프론트 매니저 at Kensington Hotel Yoido, responded to this review

Dear arisubo. Thank you for choosing Kensington Hotel Yoido during your visit to Seoul and also taking your valuable time to write about us. Share your feedback with staff and will serve as a better service Thank you once again and We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to our hotel in the future. Brian Lee Director...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice hotel, a bit dated and sometimes heating equipment or light switches dont work in room. Close in to downtown, nice staff and good breakfast. Rooms are spacious. Starbucks and steakhouse within walking distance.

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Kensington_Yoido, 고객 담당 매니저 at Kensington Hotel Yoido, responded to this review

Dear Cubfan765 Thanks for using our hotel while you are staying in Seoul. Eventhough we do our best for your convenience, we know sometimes you were not not satisfied with our services . Also we would like to say thank you again to leave your review for us at trip adviser. We promise we will still do our best for...

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Only few stops from the airport, warm welcome in super cold winter, early check-in provided, clean and cozy room with the reasonable price, complimentary entrance for the executive club with snack and drinks all you can eat, walking distance from bus stop/train station. Awesome!!!

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Kensington_Yoido, 프론트 매니저 at Kensington Hotel Yoido, responded to this review

Dear Kanokporn K Thanks for using our hotel while you are staying in Seoul. Eventhough we do our best for your convenience, we know sometimes you were not not satisfied with our services . Also we would like to say thank you again to leave your review for us at trip adviser. We promise we will still do our best...

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Second time I have stayed here, but both times in the executive room. First time was business, this my 2nd time was personal. although I had already booked a standard, I was automatically upgraded to executive. Actually both rooms are fine, big and comfortable. The main issues for me are: 1) central heating , and the remote control lighting takes...

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Dear THRS H Thanks for using our hotel while you are staying in Seoul. Eventhough we do our best for your convenience, we know sometimes you were not not satisfied with our services . Also we would like to say thank you again to leave your review for us at trip adviser. We promise we will still do our best...

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Nice room with all convenient facilities. You can use 4th floor lounge for executive room. Breakfast is decent. Airport limousine bus stop is just right in the front of the hotel. I stay this hotel several times during business trip.

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Dear Pan J Thanks for using our hotel while you are staying in Seoul. Eventhough we do our best for your convenience, we know sometimes you were not not satisfied with our services . Also we would like to say thank you again to leave your review for us at trip adviser. We promise we will still do our best...

New Westminster, Canada
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We are currently staying at this property, and if there is one word to describe the room we are in is "OUTDATED". There appears to be 2 types of rooms here deluxe/executive and standard. We booked through hotels.com and with this property, the saying of "you get what you pay for" runs true. And it wasn't cheap either seeing that...

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Dear LMa1977. Thank you for choosing Kensington Hotel Yoido during your visit to Seoul and also taking your valuable time to write about us. Share your feedback with staff and will serve as a better service Thank you once again and We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to our hotel in the future. Brian Lee Director...

Ypsilanti, Michigan
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The Kensington was the overflow hotel for a recent conference. I was on the fifth floor, a "standard" floor. I somewhat wonder if this review would be that much different if I'd been on one of the other floors. When I stay at a hotel, I care about a small number of things. Two of the fundamentals are covered, but...

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Dear Jeffrey H Thanks for using our hotel while you are staying in Seoul. Eventhough we do our best for your convenience, we know sometimes you were not not satisfied with our services . Also we would like to say thank you again to leave your review for us at trip adviser. We promise we will still do our best...

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Staying in Yeoido

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Yeoido
Along with Gangnam and Samseongdong, Yeoido completes the trifecta of Seoul’s three main business districts. Steel and glass towers are the most visible sights, reflecting Yeoido’s general association as a business hub. But Yeoido is also where Korea’s laws are debated and enacted by Korea’s legislators within the iconic National Assembly Building. For an escape from urban life, the Yeouido Hangang Park is one of the most popular parks along the Han River for Seoulites. Each spring, cherry blossom trees go into full bloom and the sight of the rows of pink trees and cherry blossom petals blowing in the air is a magical one that shouldn’t be missed if your timing is right.
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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kensington Hotel Yoido nestled at Korea's social, economic, and cultural center is a New York style luxury modern hotel. We provide best services to tailored to ensure success of business travellers visiting Seoul and offer comfortable and convenient services that help business travellers relax and recharge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kensington Hotel Yoido

Address: 16, Gukhoe-daero 76-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 07238, South Korea (Formerly The Lexington Hotel)
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Yeoido
Price Range: ₹ 4,992 - ₹ 8,687 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kensington Hotel Yoido 4*
Number of rooms: 225
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Also Known As:
Lexington Hotel Seoul
Hotel Style:
#31 Family Hotel in Seoul
#57 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
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“you should enjoy lounge”
arisubo, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best room is one in a different hotel.”
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  • Right out of a Home Depot bargain refresh.
JeffreyH480, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Executive rooms”
196Ale, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms viewing the Han River are better.”
J00Y, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you have to stay here stay on floors 7 to 9 only the other floors rooms really old”
Goodtrip8, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
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