New and Refurbished Hotels Boost Seoul’s World-Class Accommodation

Stanford Opens Its Doors While the Westin Chosun Completes Latest Major Upgrade

This month, Seoul’s business-class accommodation offerings continue to expand with the opening of the new Stanford Hotel Seoul on October 28th and further renovations to the Westin Chosun Seoul. The new facilities and upgrades come a month after Seoul gained its 3rd Sheraton with the opening of the Sheraton D Cube City Hotel, part of the new D Cube City multi-complex facility in Sindorim.

Stanford Hotel Seoul

The deluxe-class Stanford is located in north-west Seoul’s Digital Media City district, a high-tech area famed for its heavy concentration of broadcasting, movies, games, music, e-learning and related industries. It is 15 minutes from the downtown commercial and shopping districts, 45 minutes from Coex (Convention & Exhibition Center) and 30 minutes from Incheon International Airport.

On-site facilities include 239 guest rooms, 8 meeting rooms with executive lounge, banquet facilities, a fitness center, swimming pool, and restaurants. The Stanford’s 517m² Grand Ballroom is capable of holding up to 600 guests. The hotel is easily accessible from Seoul subway’s DMC Station on Line 6.

The Westin Chosun Seoul

One of the world’s top 100 hotels according to Institutional Investor and ‘the best hotel in Seoul’ according to ASIA Money, the super-deluxe class Westin Chosun has a long track record of excellence. Established in 1908, the hotel has regularly upgraded its facilities to ensure it keeps up with trends and the latest technological developments.

Most recently, the Westin Chosun completed extensive upgrades to its lobby, event rooms, business center and gym. The hotel’s grand ballroom is one of Seoul’s largest at 825m² and capable of holding up to 1,000 guests. The facility has 320 guest rooms, 5 meeting rooms, and located near City Hall, is right in the heart of the central business district.

Sheraton D-Cube City Hotel

Click here to read more about the new Sheraton and D-Cube City.

The addition of the Stanford and Sheraton are some of the first hotels to be added in Seoul’s four-year plan to boost the city’s hotel capacity. Currently, Seoul boasts 25,000 hotel rooms, and this figure is expected to top 40,000 by the year 2015.

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