Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

2The Shilla Hotels & Resorts’ premium business brand, Shilla Stay is located in Gwanghwamun, Seoul’s cultural, historical and business hub. Comprising 339 guestrooms, guests can choose from three room categories – a comfortable standard room, relaxing deluxe room, or luxurious grand room. Focused on comfort and convenience, all guestrooms feature 100% Hungarian goose-down bedding and Aveda bathroom amenities. Centrally located within a 10-minute walk from three different subway lines − Line 1 (Jonggak), Line 5 (Gwanghwamun) and Line 3 (Anguk) − Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun has easy access to Seoul’s business district and many of the city’s tourist hotspots, making it an ideal choice for business and leisure travelers. The hotel is close to culturally significant attractions such as the Seoul City Hall, Gyeonghui Palace, Jongmyo Shrine and Gwangjang Market. Guests also visit the nearby Gwanghwamun Plaza, a public space developed by the Seoul Metropolitan Government that is a popular location for filming, and which features in many Korean blockbusters. Like other hotels within the Shilla Stay brand, Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun’s interiors are designed by Italian architect Piero Lissoni, and reflect his signature minimalist style. Contemporary and elegant, the chic furnishings and curated accessories enhance the residential mood, designed to meet the expectations of even the most discerning traveler. Boasting all the essential amenities for today’s business travelers, the hotel features a spacious lobby with a bar for relaxed, casual meetings and a business corner where guests can stay connected while working away from the office. There are also four function rooms available with a total capacity of up to 80 persons. The well-equipped fitness center on the eighth floor lets hotel guests enjoy their work out with stunning city views. The convivial 108-seat restaurant “Café,” which boasts its own outdoor terrace, provides a tempting breakfast buffet as well as a semi-buffet brunch, and transforms into a relaxing lounge bar in the evenings for guests to wind down after a busy day, with a glass of wine, or a beer and snacks.

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