The Lotte Hotel Seoul is situated in the primarily metropolitan Seoul area within 1 km of the Kyung Bok Palace and Dong Dae Moon Gate Market. The hotel is strategically located 65 kilometers southwest of the Incheon Airport.
The Lotte Hotel Seoul is one of Seoul's largest, with two independent towers and a lobby integrated with a three-level mall. Frequented mostly by business travelers, the Lotte has many dining, shopping, and recreational options, making it something of a plaza.
The Lotte Hotel offers a golf driving range with a putting green, a fitness center with a miniature walking course, and a full-service health spa. The indoor pool features architecture reminiscent of Classical Greece. Items (such as digital cameras and cell/mobile phones) that can't be rented at the extensive business center can be purchased at the duty-free store, which is one of the largest in Seoul. WiFi is free.
The Lotte Hotel Seoul spans across the 38-story main building and the newer 35-story wing. The newer wing guestrooms contain amenities such as complimentary mobile phone rental and computers. Both buildings' guestrooms include pillowtop mattresses, premium bedding and pillow menu and hypo-allergenic bedding is available. Private bathrooms have separate bathtub/shower with handheld showerhead, bathroom phone, bathrobes/slippers, scale, a makeup/shaving mirror, hair dryer and complimentary toiletries. Rooms have LCD TV with premium channels and pay movies, free WiFi, and a clock radio. There is also a direct-dial phone with voicemail, an in-room safe and a desk in the room. A minibar, coffee-tea maker and refrigerator with complimentary bottled water is available. Rooms have air-conditioning, climate control and blackout drapes/curtains. Furnishings include a desk, in-room safe and and an iron/ironing board may be requested. Complimentary weekday newspapers are delivered. Cribs/infant beds, turndown service, and wake-up calls may be requested. In-room childcare/babysitting (surcharge) is available and there is daily housekeeping.
Pros: Location, room size and oversize window.
Cons: Somewhat dated fixtures in bathroom; hotel inaccurately labels 'new wing' as 'new' when it's been almost 10 years since construction (circa 2006).
Concierge extremely helpful. they really wanted to be of service.
Pros: Good location. Great staff and cleanliness especially the concierge.