[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Jul 1, 2016 - 13:47
  • Updated : Jul 1, 2016 - 13:47
Escape summer heat at the Ritz-Carlton Seoul 

The Ritz-Carlton Seoul presents Sunday Escape package for guests seeking a relaxing Sunday break.

The package includes 12-hour stay at the Superior Deluxe room during the daytime and lunch at the Oksan Buffet for two adults and one child under the age of 6. The guests could choose to check in either at 9 a.m. or at 10 a.m., avoiding the relentless heat of midsummer.

The guests will also be allowed access to the hotel’s indoor swimming pool during the stay, which is normally a privilege given to overnight guests and members.

The package is priced at 200,000 won, excluding tax and service charge.

For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 3451-8114.

Bastille Day Gourmet Dinner at Millennium Seoul Hilton

Millennium Seoul Hilton’s French restaurant Seasons will present a Bastille Day Gourmet Dinner on July 14, in celebration of the French National Day.

The gala dinner will start with a welcome cocktail followed by a French-themed dinner paired with French wines.

The menus involve a mixed platter of Alaskan King crab, oysters on ice, hand-dived scallops with crunchy vegetables and sturgeon caviar sauce, and wagyu beef Wellington.

The gala dinner is priced at 230,000 won, including tax and service charge. Advance reservation is recommended as seating is limited.

For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 317-3060.

Fabulous summer getaway at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul will present Summer Breeze package from June 20 to Sept. 4 for those seeking a perfect summer getaway at the center of the city.

The package includes one night’s stay in a Deluxe Room, breakfast for two at the hotel’s buffet restaurant Tavolo 24 and a choice of seasonal fruit bingsu or classic red bean bingsu at The Lounge. Guests will be also given the Vervain outdoor body spray from L’Occitaine and complimentary access to the hotel’s indoor swimming pool. The body spray repels insects as well as moisturizing the skin.

The package starts from 365,000 won, excluding tax and service fees.

For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 2276-3366 or visit

Celebrate first birthday at Grand Hyatt Seoul

Grand Hyatt Seoul is presenting a summer first birthday “Dol” promotion throughout August for families planning a special event for their babies’ first birthday.

The promotion includes a cake and a bottle of sparkling wine for the toast, a first birthday “Dol” photo table and family photo shoots. For those who invite more than 40 guests, one night’s stay at the Grand King Room will also be provided.

Parties will be held at the Namsan Room on the second floor, which is equipped with high-tech sound and video facilities.

Each birthday party can accommodate from 10 to 80 people, and prices range from 2.695 million won to 10.67 million won, including tax.

For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 799-8475 or (02) 799-8156.

Midsummer night’s getaway at W Seoul-Walkerhill 

W Seoul-Walkerhill is offering a signature summer cocktail promotion 2016 W Tiki Night, featuring Polynesian cocktails and an exotic atmosphere at WooBar.

During the promotion, WooBar -- decorated Polynesian style -- will serve Tiki cocktails that have been modified from the popular 1940s and 1950s drinks. The cocktails are served in Tiki-shaped ceramic glasses representing New Zealand’s Maori tribe, or in tropical fruit such as coconuts.

The drinks include head hunter, a smooth coconut smoothie cocktail, spicy pina, a Tequila-based cocktail with apple mint, lime, pineapple juice and cinnamon powder, and jungle bird, a tropical-style dark rum cocktail.

Cocktails are priced at 26,000 won each. The cocktail promotions run every Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. until the end of August.

For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 2022-0333.