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December 16, 2015

The Ritz-Carlton, Seoul

By Zahra Al-Kateb

RC 464The Ritz-Carlton, Seoul opened on February 24, 1995, as part of a large-scale project to bring world-class deluxe hotels to Korea.

Since then, its refined interior decoration and meticulous service, attending specifically to the needs of each individual guest, have earned it a reputation as one of the country’s leading hotels. The Ritz-Carlton, Seoul has hosted many world-famous artists and other well-known international guests. Within just a few years of opening, the hotel had won a large number of awards for its service. As a result, the Ritz-Carlton, Seoul established a new concept in the hotel industry through its unique service methods, using service of the highest level and a revolutionary management philosophy to continue a tradition established a century ago, in Seoul, Korea.

Located in Gangnam, the heart of Seoul’s business, culture and fashion, The Ritz-Carlton, Seoul is close to Korea’s World Trade Center, the shopping district of Itaewon and several top department stores, and the cultural neighborhood of Cheongdam-dong, bringing guests unparalleled levels of satisfaction whatever the purpose of their visit.

The Ritz-Carlton, Seoul boasts a plottage of 10,363 square meters, a total floor space of 61,726 sqm, 18 floors above ground and 7 floors below, and a total of 375 guest rooms, including 47 suites of various designs. Its classical, antique-style design is inspired by that of the 18th century Palace of Versailles, while its unique exterior, which soars upward light a series of steps, following the contours of the land on which it is built, has become one of Gangnam’s local landmarks. A newly opened entrance, offering one minute walking distance from Sinnonhyeon Station, along Bongeunsa-ro, has added still further to the hotel’s convenience.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Seoul contains 375 guest rooms of 10 different types, including 47 Luxury Suites and 75 Club Rooms. Its guest rooms with balconies offer inspiring views of the city and great opportunities to sunbathe and hold a variety of parties. The Presidential Suite, a previously winner of the Best Suite prize at the Gold Key Awards for hotel design, is a favorite among VIPS visiting Korea and offers the very best in state-of-the-art facilities and unparalleled comfort. Decorated with works by international masters including Pablo Picasso and Roy Lichtenstein, the Presidential Suite offers a unique chance to enjoy some of the 20th century’s finest art.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Seoul Exterior


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