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Around the hotels

By Claire Lee

Published : Jan. 3, 2014 - 19:59

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Flight and room package at Lotte Hotel Jeju

Celebrating the arrival of the New Year, Lotte Hotel Jeju presents flight and room in a package. The New Year’s Airtel (Airline & Hotel) Package consists of a two-night stay in the hotel’s Deluxe Mountain View Room and two round-trip Asiana Airlines tickets to Jeju. Bookings for this package are limited to 10 rooms per day. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. As part of the Lotte Mega Gift 5 event, guests can also enjoy five additional benefits, including a free mini bar in the room and a 10 percent discount coupon that can be used in the JDC Duty Free at Jeju International Airport. The special package costs 590,000 won for two persons and two nights (VAT and service charge included). Interested guests can make reservations on Jan. 5, 6 and 15 and from 19 through 22. For more information, call 1577-0360.

Re-opening of Tenkai at Grand Hyatt Seoul

Tenkai, a traditional Japanese yakitori restaurant at Grand Hyatt Seoul, has reopened after months of renovation. The restaurant has replaced its traditional Japanese floor mats with modern tables, eliminating the need to take off one’s shoes. The new floor is expected to offer more accessibility and convenience, especially to female and business guests. Tenkai now features an updated menu including a variety of skewers with meat, poultry, seafood and vegetables; soju, wine and Japanese sake; and a la carte and course offerings prepared with sashimi, natto and baked fish. For more information, call (02) 799-8164.

Healing Spa at Sheraton Seoul D Cube City

The Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel offers a Healing Spa Package which includes a spa treatment at the Aequalis Spa and one detox juice at Fit Cafe. Package guests can select either a body or facial treatment at the Aequalis Spa. The programs include the Intraceuticals Rejuvenate Treatment, a facial treatment focusing on hydrating the skin for smoothness and erasing fine lines and wrinkles. The Elemis Aroma Oil Body Massage uses products from Elmis, one of England’s top spa and skin care brands. Guests can also use the hotel’s gym and swimming pool for free. The spa package is priced at 339,000 won per person, including tax. A special discount of 30,000 won is available for those who accompany a guest. The package is available from Jan. 1 to Dec. 20. For more information, call (02) 2211-1680.

Weekend lunch at Il Ponte, Millennium Seoul Hilton

Il Ponte, Millennium Seoul Hilton’s Italian restaurant, has introduced a new weekend lunch menu. The new menu includes tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese pizza, assorted seasonal mixed salad, soup of the day, choice of spaghetti (bolognese, di mare or carbonara), combination of beef tenderloin with port wine sauce and sea bass with mushroom cream sauce. Every weekend, Il Ponte will also host a pizza party from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for children 12 and under. Kids will be able to make their own pizzas with a variety of child-friendly toppings. The weekend lunch special is priced at 69,000 won including tax and service charge. The pizza party service (including the pizza) is free of charge, but each child must be accompanied by an adult. For reservations or more information, call (02) 317-3270.

Lunar New Year gift sets at Sheraton Grande Walkerhill

The Sheraton Grande Walkerhill is offering gift sets for the Lunar New Year, which falls on the last week of January. The gift sets include steamed abalone with red ginseng (300,000 won for six pouches), a selection of premium nuts (120,000 won for all four kinds), including macadamia and pistachio, walnut, pecan and grape snacks that are free of preservatives and low in sugar. Other selections include SUPEX kimchi made from carefully selected domestic ingredients, janghyang galbi marinated in a special bean paste sauce, as well as the Walkerhill Golden Barley Gulbi, yellow corbinas that were captured off the coast and then dried. For more information, call (02)455-5000.