Four Seasons Seoul Pays Tribute to Korean Tradition & Style
In a city renowned for its impeccable style and vibrant energy, Four Seasons Seoul seamlessly blends into the buzzing metropolis. The five-star hotel from the prestigious hospitality giant offers a contemporary twist on old-world charm and is the ideal sanctuary amidst Seoul's street markets, upscale shopping, and top-notch dining.
From the sleek interiors to the flawless service, every element exuded sophistication and class, Four Seasons Seoul is nothing short of exceptional, with every aspect meticulously tailored to ensure our comfort and enjoyment. Here's what you need to know:
The Four Seasons Seoul is situated in the heart of the city in the Gwanghwamun neighbourhood. Its prime location offers a breathtaking view of the city skyline and easy access to Seoul's cultural and historical landmarks. From the bustling shopping district of Myeong-dong to the serene Namsan Park, this hotel serves as the perfect starting point to explore the city's most diverse offerings.
The Four Seasons Seoul's design concept is a fusion of traditional Korean aesthetics and contemporary luxury. The result is a stunning showcase of elegance and refinement. The interiors are adorned with rich textiles, intricate woodwork, and exquisite artwork, which pay homage to the country's heritage. The rooms are spacious and well-appointed, with floor-to-ceiling windows that let in natural light and offer panoramic views of the city.
Each stylishly appointed room and suite provides everything you need for a comfortable stay with prime views of the city. The rooms are all equipped with state-of-the-art amenities, including espresso makers and iPad Minis that allow you to communicate seamlessly with the rest of the hotel and stay connected to the pulse of Seoul.
We stayed in the spacious Corner Premier Room, a 602 square feet space with floor-to-ceiling windows, a standalone bathtub, shower and separate toilet. The king bed was plush and guarantees a good night's sleep.
If you're looking for the ultimate indulgence, the Presidential Three-Bedroom Suite is an absolute must. This massive 4,445-square-foot haven boasts its own sauna and stunning views of the entire city, providing the perfect escape for those seeking the ultimate in luxury. Other notable suites include the Sejong Two-Bedroom Suite, named after Korea's greatest king, per Forbes, which boasts a sprawling 2,217 square feet of space with jaw-dropping views.
The hotel's facilities are nothing short of impressive. Guests can indulge in a wide range of activities, from swimming in the three indoor pools (lap pool, vitality pool, children's pool) to relaxing in the sauna and steam rooms. Fitness enthusiasts can enjoy the state-of-the-art gym. The hotel also boasts a variety of meeting and event spaces, perfect for corporate events and social gatherings.
The dining options at the Four Seasons Seoul are exceptional. The hotel's signature restaurant, Yu Yuan, serves delectable Cantonese cuisine in a sophisticated setting. Boccalino, the Italian restaurant, offers a cosy atmosphere and delicious pasta dishes. Akira Back takes a creative twist on Japanese cuisine.
Maru, the "Korean living room" offers light bites. The Market Kitchen offers a more casual dining experience, with its open kitchen and global cuisine. And for a nightcap, guests can head to the Charles H. Bar, which offers an extensive list of wines, spirits, and cocktails, or OUL, a unique late-night Korean bar.
Boccalino, the Italian restaurant, serves a delightful antipasti set lunch which includes an unlimited selection of cheeses, salads and cured meats, before indulging in the mains and desserts.
The Four Seasons Seoul's wellness offerings are second to none. The hotel's spa is a tranquil oasis, offering a range of treatments that promote relaxation and rejuvenation. The fitness center is fully equipped with the latest machines and equipment, while the yoga and Pilates studio offers a serene space to practice mindfulness.
The Four Seasons Seoul is a luxurious haven in the heart of the city. Its prime location, stunning design, exceptional facilities, and delectable dining options make it a top choice for travelers looking for a lavish stay. The hotel's commitment to wellness and its warm and attentive service make it an unforgettable experience.