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    Somerset Palace Seoul

    7 Yulgok-Ro 2 Gil, Jongno-Gu, Seoul 03143, South Korea
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    Overview
    • Excellent43%
    • Very good47%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “anguk station” (29 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

    The hotel is located in a very good place where tourist like me can buy souveniers and then drop them off before continuing to other place. Is a 5mins walk to Insadong, a great place where souveniers can be bought with a great bargain!! Went...More

    Thank Cha A
    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 17 February 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Somerset Palace Seoul as your accommodation during your holiday in Seoul. We are happy to hear that you had a beautiful memories during your stay with us. It is always encouraging for us to learn that our valuable residents...More

    Reviewed 2 February 2016

    The hotel is an a nice location not far from Anguk station(about a five minute walk from exit 6). The check in was very nice and the worker named Ashley Kim was great. Very polite to me an my family and made sure we had...More

    Thank Dibba9
    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 3 February 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear compliments of our staff member, Ashley Kim. Your kind words will be shared with her team members and the Residence Manager. Receiving such posotive feedback from our residents...More

    Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

    I strongly recommend this hotel for family travelers. They offer fully equipped kitchen and a 'clean' timber floored room where your kids can play, crawl, lie down, and even sleep!! I traveled with 1 year old baby. You may be able to guess how hard...More

    Thank Jennifer Y
    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 3 February 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience about your recent stay with us. We are happy to have met your expectations in service and quality standards. Your compliments inspire us to continually provide and improve the level of service that residents have come to...More

    Reviewed 24 January 2016

    Very convenient location. Rooms are nice and spacious and staff friendly and helpful. I'll be staying here again next time I'm in Seoul I think. One negative point is that there is no direct bus from Incheon airport - instead you have to catch one...More

    Thank zeltergiset
    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 3 February 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience about our serviced residence. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always encouraging for us to learn that our valuable residents are satisfied with our service. Once again, thank you...More

    Reviewed 21 January 2016

    We stayed for a week in a studio apartment in January 2016. There were no non-smoking studios available when we checked in, but reception staff reserved us one which was becoming free the next day and moved us then. From the layout of the hotel...More

    Thank stamphappy
    Response from 기범 배, 매니저 at Somerset Palace SeoulResponded 22 January 2016

    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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    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$ 105 - US$ 301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #22 Family Hotel in Seoul
    • #26 Business Hotel in Seoul
    • #36 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 400
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    • Gwanghwamun / Jongno
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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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