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[Weekender] Around the Hotels

Skin refining program at Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel

Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel’s Aequalis Spa is offering the “Ultimate Skin Refinery” treatment program for guests looking to perfect their skin before the summer season. The program includes Intraceutical’s “Opulence Facial Treatment,” which delivers pressurized, therapeutic-grade oxygen to the skin by using hyaluronic acid technology to inject concentrated vitamin C and natural extracts into the skin. The treatment brightens up skin tones by rejuvenating damaged skin and also protects it from premature aging. All treatment program guests receive a neck and shoulder massage as well. The program is available from July 1 to Aug. 31 and is priced at 176,000 won, including tax. For more information, call (02) 2211-1680.

World Cup promotions at The Plaza

The Plaza is offering the “2014 Go! Korea” promotion until July 14 to cheer on the South Korean national team and celebrate the Brazil World Cup. The hotel is located next to Seoul Plaza and City Hall where mass street cheering takes place every World Cup season. The hotel’s buffet restaurant offers diverse cuisines from 12 nations participating in the World Cup, such as Brazilian Parmegiana (sirloin cutlet), Frango Acebolada (fried chicken), German traditional sausage Haxe and Argentinian barbeque Asado. The lobby lounge offers the Brazilian specialty acai berry juice, priced at 23,000 won, during the promotion period as well. The hotel will hold a happy hour promotion in its outdoor garden where guests can enjoy unlimited draft beer and one side menu for 50,000 won from 6-8 p.m. Special room packages are available on the Korean national team’s game days, June 22 and 26. For more information, call (02) 771-2200.

Relaxation packages at The Ritz-Carlton Seoul

The Ritz-Carlton is offering two types of relaxation package until Aug. 31. The “Sleep Well” package -- priced at 200,000 won excluding tax and service charge -- includes a one-night stay in a Superior Deluxe Room with Inpulser pillows from Infrasonics, which uses special, proven technology to ensure a person’s optimal physical state for getting deep sleep. Ten room guests, on a first-come, first-served basis, will receive two certificates for a consulting session at Chaum Life Center’s sleep clinic as well. The “Rest Well” package -- priced at 253,000 won, excluding tax and service charge -- includes a one-night stay in a Balcony Deluxe Room with in-room brunch for two served at any time. The package also includes an EviDenS de Beaute cosmetics package. All package guests receive complimentary access to the hotel’s fitness club and indoor swimming pool. For more information, call (02)3451-8114.

Happy Hour at Grand Intercontinental Seoul Parnas

Grand Intercontinental Seoul Parnas’ lobby lounge, which reopened in May after a 10-month renovation, presents a special happy hour promotion featuring a buffet and unlimited wine on weekdays from 6:30-9 p.m. Each table will receive 4 types of hot dishes -- Indian curry, mini steak, homemade sausage and potato and grilled fish -- in addition to the regular side snack buffet. The buffet menu includes fresh salads, assorted cheese, cold cut, tapas and seasonal fruits as well as pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, fries and desserts. Unlimited wine, including Obra Roble and a variety of wines from France, Chile and Australia, and Pilsner beer and summer-special Mojito cocktails (kiwi, grapefruit, citron, watermelon and blueberry) will be available as well. The happy hour promotion is priced at 60,000 won, including tax and service charge. For more information, call (02) 559-7603.

Summer packages at JW Marriott Hotel Seoul

JW Marriott Hotel Seoul is offering special packages in celebration of the summer season. The “Vacance in the City” package includes a one-night stay in a Superior room, a beach bag, a beach towel and 30-percent discount at the hotel’s breakfast buffet The Café. The “Victory Chimac” package includes a one-night stay in a Superior room as well as two bottles of beer, fried chicken wings and French fries served in-room. During the World Cup season, glow sticks will be given out as well. Both packages include complimentary access to the hotel’s fitness club and the indoor swimming pool. The “Vacance” package is available from July 1 to Aug. 31 and is priced at 239,000 won. The “Chimac” package is available until the end of August and is priced at 259,000 won. All prices exclude tax and service charge. For more information, call (02) 6282-6282.
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