Seoul, capital city of South Korea, is one of the largest cities in the world with a population of more than 10 million people. Seoul is also a top destination for international business travelers, as it’s the world’s sixth most economically powerful city. With millions of business travelers arriving in Seoul every year, it’s not surprising the city has many top business hotels and these three are some of the best.
Westin Chosun – The Westin Chosun is one of Seoul’s premier business hotels and extremely popular with business travelers due to its wonderful location, right in the middle of Seoul’s central business and financial districts.
The Westin Chosun has several levels of guest room but the hotel’s Business level is the most popular for corporate travelers. These offer flat screen TVs with international satellite, data port, fax machine, in-room safe, coffee making facilities, an iron, ironing board and hairdryer and a complimentary cell phone. There’s also a large work area with high-speed cable.
The hotel has a large indoor pool with steam room and sauna, fully-equipped business center, several dining options, a bakery (perfect for early morning business meetings) and an elegant bar and lounge.
For meetings and conferences, you can’t beat the Westin Chosun with its state-of-the-art sound systems, meeting and event facilities, pre function space, banquet facilities for larger gatherings, and a fully-equipped business center with every service imaginable.
The President Hotel – One of the most popular hotels with Japanese business men, The President has been recently renovated so offers a much more modern style at a still reasonable price.
Guest rooms begin with the Standard Single, which still offers every amenity. Flat screen TV with satellite, mini bar, in-room safe, Wi-Fi internet, tea and coffee making facilities, garment brush, shoe brush, shoe horn and hairdryer. Suites include a living room and a meeting room; perfect if you want your business meetings to be private. 24-hour room service is also available.
The President Hotel has several excellent restaurants, including a grill, a Japanese restaurant and a bakery. Entertain your clients in the hotel bar and lounge, or step outside to one of the restaurants or bars just a couple of minutes walk away.
The hotel’s Business Center offers everything from high-level secretarial services, faxing and couriering to airline reservations, copying and even reprinting of business cards.
Shilla Hotel – If you want to stay somewhere quiet and a little secluded, you can’t miss the Shilla Hotel. Well known among Seoul’s more discreet business traveler the Shilla Hotel was recently renovated to keep up with the changing times.
The hotel’s Executive Floor rooms are superb with a choice of Deluxe and Grand Deluxe, and offer flat screen TVs, in-room safe, coffee and tea making facilities, large work areas, fax and direct dial telephone lines, and mini bar. The Executive Floor also has several private secretaries, a multi-lingual floor manager and an Executive Lounge where you can go to read international newspapers, grab a bite to eat or just chat with business colleagues.
The Shilla Hotel’s six dining areas include Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Western cuisine, along with a bar and a bakery. Clients will love the choice and the elegant atmosphere.
There are small and medium size function rooms, a large banquet area that’s perfect for luncheons, dinners or conferences and the hotel can cater for any style celebration.