[Around the Hotels] Roundup of hotel events and news

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Oct 7, 2016 - 14:13
  • Updated : Oct 7, 2016 - 14:13
Michelin-star chef to visit Park Hyatt Seoul 

Michelin-star chef Andrea Aprea will be making a special visit to Park Hyatt Seoul’s Italian restaurant Cornerstone next week.

Currently the head chef of Park Hyatt Milan’s Michelin-starred VUN Restaurant, Aprea will be presenting a five-course meal that fuses the best flavors from both Italian and Korean cuisine.

Guests can enjoy this once in a lifetime gastronomic experience at Cornerstone during the restaurant’s dinner hours from 6-9:30 p.m. from Oct. 12-13.

The dinner starts at 190,000 won per person, and includes specially-paired Italian wine for each course.

For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 2016-1220 or visit

Mediterranean promotion at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Pangyo

Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Pangyo will be presenting the Mediterranean promotion at the hotel buffet MoMo Cafe from now until Oct. 31.

The promotion will offer guests a wide variety of classic Mediterranean dishes, including fresh Greek salad, grilled lamb chops, chicken and lentil stew, seafood paella, and more.

The package starts at 37,000 won for lunch, and 49,000 won for dinner on Monday and Tuesday, and 69,000 won from Wednesday to Sunday.

For reservations and inquiries, call (031) 8060-2150 or visit

Urban Retreat at the Ritz-Carlton Seoul

In partnership with French cosmetics brand Isomarine, the Ritz-Carlton Seoul is offering the Urban Retreat package for guests until Nov. 17.

Included in the promotion are a one-night stay in a Superior Deluxe Room, two movie tickets of choice, and an Isomarine skincare set, which comes with a toner, color serum and intensive moisturizing serum.

The package starts at 230,000 won.

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

Midnight in Europe at Imperial Palace Seoul Hotel

Imperial Palace Seoul Hotel is presenting the Midnight in Europe Package from now until Nov. 30.

A one-night stay at either the Deluxe or Business room comes with a bottle of Carmen Tolten Cabernet Sauvignon, a set of chocolates, and “Scratch Book Night View Vol.1 Europe” from Lago Design.

The scratch book contains famous night views from four of the most beloved European cities -- Paris, Berlin, Prague and Cologne.

Additionally, guests will receive complimentary access to the hotel pool and fitness club. Those staying on the Club floor will be offered free breakfast for two at Club Imperial Lounge, in addition to various Club member benefits, including happy hour, sauna access, and others.

The package starts at 189,000 won.

For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 3440-8000 or visit

Fall in the City at Lotte City Hotel

Four Lotte City Hotel locations -- Gimpo Airport, Myeong-dong, Guro and Mapo -- are offering two Fall in the City Packages for guests staying at one of the branches from September to November.

The Fall in the City I promotion comes with a one-night stay in a standard room (or superior room for those staying at the Myeong-dong branch), and a tea and tumbler set from Osulloc. The package starts at 125,000 won at the Guro location, 155,000 won at Mapo, and 165,000 won at Gimpo Airport and Myeong-dong.

For those who never skip the most important meal of the day, the hotel recommends the Fall in the City II Package, which includes everything in the first promotion, along with breakfast for two at one of the hotel buffets and two movie tickets of choice at a local Lotte Cinema venue. The price for the second package also varies by location -- 140,000 won at the Guro branch, 170,000 won at Mapo, and 180,000 won at Gimpo Airport and Myeong-dong.

For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 771-1004 or visit