Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Seoul Gangnam, marking the first Hilton Garden Inn in South Korea. The hotel is located in the center of the Gangnam Business District, south of the Han River in Seoul. The hotel owned by JOON TOWER is managed by Hilton.
“With more than 900 hotels in 50 countries and territories around the world, Hilton Garden Inn has one of our largest number of hotels within the Hilton portfolio. Hilton Garden Inn Seoul Gangnam is a stunning addition to our rapidly growing Hilton Garden Inn brand, combining upscale yet affordable accommodations with positive, upbeat service and value-added amenities. I am thrilled to see the brand enter yet another gateway city in Asia Pacific and am confident that the hotel meets the diverse needs of both domestic and international travelers, when travel returns,” said Jenny Milos, vice president, Focused Service and All Suites Brands, Asia Pacific, Hilton.
Hilton Garden Inn Seoul Gangnam is 30 kilometers from Gimpo Airport and 65 kilometers from Incheon International Airport. It is ideally situated in Gangnam, known as one of the country’s main tourist areas featuring trendy restaurants, premier and designer-brand shopping malls, vibrant nightlife options as well as key business hubs. The hotel is within close proximity to COEX, World Trade Center, Apgujeong and Garosugil. It is only a two-minute walk from the Yangjae Subway Station.
“I’m delighted to successfully open Hilton’s first Hilton Garden Inn in South Korea today. I would like to thank the owning company for their great support and my team for their outstanding commitment, hard work and enthusiasm in the lead-up to this opening,” said Lee, Hong-ki, general manager of Hilton Garden Inn Seoul Gangnam. “We will strive to deliver great guest experiences through the brand’s bright hearted hospitality and look forward to welcoming international travelers when the borders open in near future.”
Accommodation and Facilities
The 18-story, 208-room hotel features comfortable guest rooms including 26 family rooms, 56 deluxe rooms and four suites. The hotel is well-positioned to cater to families as more than 40% of the guest rooms can accommodate up to four people.
Guests can enjoy a variety of amenities and services, including complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, self-service laundry facilities, a fitness center with a panoramic view of the city and an outdoor rooftop pool.
The hotel also features a well-equipped business center and three meeting rooms that can cater to a total of up to 100 people.
Food and Beverage Options
Guests can enjoy a variety of dining options including:
- Garden Bistro, a contemporary restaurant which serves delicious local and international specialties and freshly prepared delicacies
- Cafe 253, a lounge and bar where guests can relax over drinks and light bites
- The Shop, where snacks, local beverages and self-service coffee are available 24 hours a day