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Hotel Ellui

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The location is great. Close to the river, main street, nightclubs, bars & restaurants. The room service was good. I stayed in the 6th floor and had a nice view. It's a pricey hotel to be honest but it was a last minute check-in

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 12 May 2016

in the room, amenities are just ok. They do cleaning everyday, but all things are old-fashion and look old. The location is fine, near bus stop and subway station and surrounded by grocery stores, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. The views from elevators are great.

Thank Malinwadee C
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 15 September 2015

My stay was for 4 days.As I I checked in I had to hurry to conference briefing. The Taxi by the concierge was quick and later during my stay had no opportunity to venture to anything else. The turning down of the room as efficient. I did not encounter any staff members on my floor.Every part of it was pristine....

Thank cribgrub
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 May 2015

For US$130 a night, this hotel was quite a waste of money and is not where I would take a girl to impress them. The room is so old and is in desperate need of renovations. The key is some sort of prehistoric piece of plastic with holes punched in it which I ended up losing it but wasn't charged...

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 22 November 2014

1. Hotel staff are brimming with indifference and apathy. 2. The rooms are old and dusty. 3. The breakfast is far from satisfactory. But that's not the worst part. Everything on the above is not that big of a deal, and can honestly be overlooked, but... 4. They charge you for shampoo and soap that you've never used and they...

2Thank Nnail
Reviewed 8 July 2014

...and indifference. There is no urgency or sense of service here; it is a hotel that is organized around big group tours. Thus, hordes from Japan and Hong Kong cycle through, being fed, sleeping, shopping, riding on big buses to obscure ceramic kilns, only to return to a room with expensive wi-fi and uneven air conditioning, with battered carpets and...

Thank Barracoon
Rostrevor, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Worn carpets, slow service, rooms not cleaned every day, coffee at over $12 per cup if delivered to room, loudest nightclub to disturb your weekend sleep - but to top it all off on check-out they try and charge you for all the amenities (the only hotel ever where the shampoo sachets are on the mini bar docket), even though...

1Thank RostrevorMichael
Grafton, Australia
Reviewed 7 November 2013

mystery shopper I checked in and found the staff very welcoming, rooms are a bit old especially the bathrooms fixtures reminds me of 15 years ago style when I first visited Korea, I spilt red wine on my jacket at a conference I rushed back to the hotel I called operator this was 11:00pm it just rang out the phone...

Thank Chefgoldstar80
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2013

This hotel is in dire need of new carpets, dusting, new towels and just a general make over to uplift it's whole look. The location is in the business district, so need to take a taxi for any of the palaces and to go 'downtown' which is the other side of the river. Taxis are cheap and easy to get...

2Thank B_Mish_85
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 6 July 2013

i stayed here in june 2013, ellui is located in gangnam and has a awesome view of the main road, the hotel is grand and i loved the breakfast , they have one of the most happening club in the basement unfortunately its open only on weekends and i was in seoul on weekday :(( . i would highly recommend...

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Apgujeong / Cheongdam
Aside from Sinsa / Garosugil, no other area in Seoul connotes the words “luxury” and “fancy” like Apgujeong and Cheongdam. Global luxury brands have set up their flagship stores here, catering to the neighbourhood's mostly affluent residents. It’s also one of the top areas in Korea (some say the world) for cosmetic surgery, attracting hundreds of thousands each year for a little nip or tuck. The other parts of Apgujeong and Cheongdam are mostly lavish residential buildings for some of Seoul’s most affluent alongside extravagant restaurants, bars, spas, and other spots for indulgence. And Cheongdam has long been a bastion for flashy clubs and parties, though in recent years, Itaewon has emerged as a strong challenger to those claims.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Hotel Ellui

Address: 551, Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06013, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Apgujeong / Cheongdam
Price Range: ₹ 8,347 - ₹ 8,797 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Ellui 4*
Number of rooms: 139
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Also Known As:
Ellui Hotel Seoul
Hotel Style:
#89 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
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“Rooms facing the river front”
cribgrub, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Get the one overlooking the river.”
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“Stay on the upper floors, far away from the nightclub.”
Barracoon, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Any other hotel, unless your company has checked you in here, then ask for a quiet room, if they should exist.”
RostrevorMichael, 28 Nov 2013 | Read review
“rooms facing the front road have better view then the ones facing haan river.”
pritambijlani, 5 Jul 2013 | Read review
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