23 Jul SHERATON SEOUL PALACE GANGNAM HOTEL, Grand OPEN
After a Multi-Million Dollar Renovation, the New Sheraton Property Will Bring Effortless Travel Experiences to the Buzzing Gangnam Area of Seoul
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – July8, 2016 – Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced the opening of Sheraton Seoul Palace Gangnam Hotel, a conversion property owned by Seojoo Industrial Development Co., Ltd. After an extensive renovation, including to its guest rooms, spa, fitness area, Club Lounge and public spaces, the hotel is set to bring its innovative programs and detailed service that will empower every guest’s stay.
“We are excited to open the Sheraton Seoul Palace Gangnam Hotel, expanding the Sheraton brand’s footprint in Seoul and further fueling our robust efforts to grow the brand in key cities throughout Asia Pacific,” said Lothar Pehl, Senior Vice President, Operations and Global Initiatives, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific. “Sheraton’s goal is to add 150 hotels worldwide by 2020, part of Sheraton 2020, a 10-point plan designed to make Sheraton the global hotel brand of choice, everywhere.”
Sheraton Seoul Palace Gangnam Hotel features 341 spacious and comfortable guest rooms and suites for guests to enjoy the Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience. The rooms also feature refreshed furnishings and decor, and other premium amenities. Guests can choose from a variety of dining options, including h’_garden, the signature all-day dining restaurant with interactive food stations and versatile menu options; Suh Goong, a Korean interpretation of refined flavors from Beijing, Sichuan and Guangdong; Ta Bong, a highly acclaimed Japanese restaurant that serves an array of authentic seasonal cuisine; Two Tone, the relaxing lobby lounge; and Lounge Bar, a perfect place to meet business clients, mingle with friends or unwind with a nightcap after a long day.
In addition, the hotel boasts nearly 1,500square meters of versatile and contemporary function space, including the Grand Ballroom and Dynasty Hall, hosting all events from an international symposium to intimate business meetings and private family gatherings. With state-of-art equipment, The Palatium Fitness offers guests workouts that cater to all needs. The OCELAS Spa provides rejuvenating treatments in a tranquil space. Other facilities include a well-equipped Business Center, exclusive Sheraton Club Lounge, hot tub, sauna and indoor heated swimming pool.
“Sheraton Seoul Palace Gangnam Hotel is set to elevate the hospitality landscape in the Gangnam area,” said Brian Pak, General Manager, Sheraton Seoul Palace Gangnam Hotel. “The hotel’s understated style of luxury and unique programming – from the premium sleep experience to compelling dining options, are all set to enliven the guest experience, amidst Seoul’s bustling cityscape.”
Located on Sapyeong-daero in Seocho-gu, Sheraton Seoul Palace Gangnam Hotel occupies a central location amidst the city’s commercial, administrative and cultural hub. Less than an hour from Gimpo International Airport (GMP), the hotel is minutes away from Gangnam’s central business district and around the corner from the nightclubs and restaurants of Itaewon, as well as the shops in Myeongdong.