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Around the Hotels

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Jun 5, 2015 - 21:05
  • Updated : Jun 5, 2015 - 21:05
Summer Splash  at Grand Hyatt Incheon


Grand Hyatt Incheon has launched its new “Grand Summer Splash Package,” available from July 17 to Aug. 31. Guests who book the package before July 7 will enjoy a 55,000 won ($50) discount. The package‘s “Fun” option, priced at 235,000 won, includes a one-night stay, breakfast for two, free access to the Grand Play World program and a souvenir. Guests can also enjoy the hotel’s three swimming pools, complimentary access to the fitness center and a free shuttle bus to Wangsan Beach. The “Full” option, priced at 355,000 won, includes all of the above plus a special barbecue dinner at the hotel‘s Restaurant 8. During the summer package period, Grand Play World will feature Gymboree activities, art classes and a Nintendo video game zone. Also included are breakfast and dinner for two children under 12. For inquiries, call (032) 745-1234.

A taste of Vietnam at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul


JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul will be guest starring chef Vu Phuong Thao of JW Marriott Hanoi, from June 5 to 12, at its all-day dining buffet restaurant Tavolo 24. The promotion is the first installment of the JW Marriott Asian Gourmet Tour. Chef Vu will be serving a selection of colorful Vietnamese dishes at Tavolo 24’s open cooking station. Highlights of Chef Vu’s menu include spring rolls with grilled pork and prawn, green mango salad with blanched prawns, green papaya salad with dried beef, Hanoi crab spring roll and Hanoi-style hot and sour fish soup. Sweet Vietnamese-style coffee, made by dripping coffee into condensed milk, will be served for dessert. A special beer promotion will feature Saigon and Hanoi, Vietnam’s two leading beer brands. The guest chef promotion is priced at 95,000 won for lunch and 100,000 won for dinner. For inquiries, call (02) 2276-3000.

Rekindle romance at Sheraton Grande Walkerhill


Sheraton Grande Walkerhill is presenting the “Romance in Walkerhill” package from June 5 to Dec. 20 for couples seeking to make special memories. The “Oh My Sweetie” option, priced at 320,000 won, includes a one-night stay in the deluxe room and a romantic five-course dinner at the hotel’s European-style restaurant Clock 16. The dinner menu consists of mozzarella and tomato salad with pesto sauce, the chef’s soup of the day, grilled shrimp and scallops with caponata, charcoal-grilled prime hanwoo (Korean beef) tenderloin, sorbet and sweet potato cake. The “Oh My Darling” option, priced at 350,000 won, includes all of the above, plus a room upgrade and breakfast and happy hour at the exclusive 17th floor club lounge. Light snacks and beverages will be served during happy hour, which lasts from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For inquiries, call (02) 2022-0000.

Summer at the Park at Park Hyatt Seoul


The Park Hyatt Seoul is offering the “Summer at the Park” package from June 1 to Aug. 31 for those seeking a relaxing vacation inside the city. The package includes a one-night stay in a luxurious guestroom, complimentary breakfast for two at Cornerstone, and exquisite dinner course for two and a half bottle of Chablis La Pierrelee. For suite room guests, a full bottle of Louis Roederer champagne will be offered for free. The highlight of the package is the hotel’s infinity pool, where guests can swim while overlooking the stunning city view through 3.4-meter floor-to-ceiling windows on the 24th floor. Complimentary breakfast is offered for up to two children under 12. The VIB, or Very Important Baby, service will provide baby products, clothes, cookies and a sheep doll for babies under 3. Prices range from 425,000 won to 555,000 won. For inquiries, call (02) 2016-1100.

Summer spa and fun at Hilton Namhae Golf and Spa Resort


Hilton Namhae Golf and Spa Resort is offering the “Early Summer Package” for those planning a cooler, less-crowded early getaway for the upcoming summer season. The all-inclusive package includes a one-night stay in a suite room, breakfast buffet and dinner set. Also provided are a 60-minute spa program featuring a milk bath, foot bath, exfoliation and massage for the discounted price of 99,000 won, and a gift set of basic skin care, face mask and body wash items from organic cosmetics brand Suavis. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the hotel’s diverse facilities, which include a swimming pool, spa, jimjilbang (Korean spa), book cafe and kids’ activity center, making for a perfect family retreat. The promotion lasts from June 1 to July 16. During the month of June, weekday prices are 340,000 won for two people and 519,000 won for four people. For inquiries, call (055) 860-0555.