5 Best Hotels in Gangnam, Seoul, Korea
The Gangnam district in Seoul, Korea offers many interesting sights and things to do and it is considered also to be one of the most affluent districts in Korea. Gangnam has the greatest concentration of wealth and encompasses Seoul National University, Korea's most esteemed educational institution. Gangnam (Kangnam) also plays host to many temples, famous tombs and museums, as well as being an important business and financial center in Seoul. The importance of the area makes it one of the most desirable areas in South Korea to visit and the area also boasts some excellent hotels. 5 of the best rates as detailed below.
Renaissance Seoul Hotel
The Renaissance Seoul Hotel is located near the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center and has great access to the shops and restaurants which are based inside the COEX mall which adjoins the hotel and subway station. All rooms include the standard services including cable and satellite TV, internet access, telephone, a safe and air-conditioning. The htotel itself has several restaurants and cafes, as well as a gym and indoor heated swimming pool. The Renaissance is a 5 star hotel with rates starting from around £175 a night (USD$250).
Yeoksam Artnouveau City Hotel
Yeoksam Artnouveau City Hotel is conveniently located near the COEX Convention Center and Mall, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, and Seolleung Park. It offers full room amenities, plus tour assistance, a business center, an onsite restaurant and lounge, a garden, a business center, concierge desk, and a 24-hour front desk. It also contains a sauna and gym. Some of the rooms have kitchens. Parking is free. It ranks 4.5 stars; room rates start from around GBP£100 (USD$150)..
Ramada Seoul Hotel offers internet, cable TV, complimentary tea, coffee and mineral water in the room, international and domestic newspapers, mini bar, and spa. Its on-site club lounge offers breakfast, tea, coffee, soda, and meeting room, all of which are complimentary. The club lounge also offers open bar happy hour, and secretarial service. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available. It ranks 4 stars; room rates start from $145 (GBP£95).
The Tria Hotel is small but has lots of character and style. A standard room contains a double bed, a mini bar, DVD player, satellite and cable TV, bathrobe and bathroom amenities, and telephone. Each room has coffee and tea making facilities, and the hotel provides wake-up call service. It is beautifully decorated with pop-art paintings, and is decorated with digital and sensational artwork. The facility has an on-site business center and T-bar. It ranks 4 stars; room rates start from around USD$100 (GBP£70).
Seoul Residence Hotel
Staying in the Seoul Residence Hotel means staying in one of the best bargain hotels in the city. It caters to guests who want to stay long term. It contains self-catering suites and rooms, with a washing machine, kitchenettes, and private bathrooms. It has internet access and several on-site restaurants. It also offers laundry service, a beauty salon, and a front desk that is open 24 hours. It is near business and cultural centers. It ranks 3.5 stars; room rates start from $85.
Whether your reasons for visiting the Gangnam District of Seoul are for business or experiencing the culture, a stay at one of these hotels will do much to enhance your experience.