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By Korea Herald

Published : Jan. 17, 2014 - 19:53

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Winter oyster festival at Grand Ambassador Seoul

Grand Ambassador Seoul’s restaurant Cafe de Chef is offering fresh oyster dishes for the winter season until Feb. 28. Set menus provide a variety of oyster dishes for both lunch and dinner. The Oyster Executive set (66,000 won) includes a choice of appetizers among fresh oyster, oyster cocktails and ginger buttered oyster, as well as an oyster cream soup, a main dish and dessert. The Oyster Dinner Special set (77,000 won) offers a choice of appetizer between grilled crab meat avocado and oyster with vinaigrette sauce, and an oyster cream or chowder soup, a main dish and dessert. The main dish can be chosen from among grilled mero with oysters, Rockefeller pernod-flavored oysters, grilled king prawn and beef tenderloin steak with oyster ravioli. Other oyster dishes are available on the a la carte menu. For reservations and more information, call (02) 2270-3131.

New Year special room package at Conrad Seoul

Celebrating Lunar New Year, Conrad Seoul offers a special room package deal for two that includes accommodation, free access to the fitness center and swimming pool. Guests also may participate in “Try Your Luck” yutnori, a traditional Korean folk game, where they can take at least one prize home that is worth more than 20,000 won. Other prizes include a voucher for two for the Zest buffet, a voucher for drinks and desserts at the lobby lounge and a one-night stay at the hotel. The package can be booked from Jan. 1 to Feb. 2 on the hotel website Guests can select accommodation dates between Jan. 19 and Feb. 2. Prices start from 200,000 won per room, excluding tax. The hotel allows a third guest to stay in the package room for an additional charge of 15,000 won, excluding tax. For more information, call (02) 6137-7777.


Lunar New Year escape package at Grand Hyatt Seoul

The Grand Hyatt Seoul offers a Lunar New Year holiday package. Available from Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, it includes a one-night stay in the Grand Room as well as a 50 percent discount on admission to the ice rink and skate rentals. Package guests receive a 10 percent discount for spa treatments longer than 90 minutes, all meals at hotel restaurants and bakery products at the Deli. Guests can also use the indoor swimming pool and gym free of charge. A free shuttle bus takes guests to the Namsangol Traditional Folk Village every hour. In the village, they can enjoy Korean folk activities such as seesaws and yutnori. The hotel gives gifts of stuffed animals to package guests on a first-come, first-served basis. Prices start from 150,000 won, excluding tax and service charge. For more information, call (02) 799-8888.

‘The More the Better’ room package at Mayfield Hotel

The Mayfield Hotel offers “The More the Better” room package from Jan. 26 to Feb. 2 to celebrate Lunar New Year. As the name signifies, the package offers a higher discount rate for more guests ― 5 percent off for three people and 7 percent off for more than four. Package I (120,000 won) includes a one-night stay in the superior room; Package II (155,000 won) includes a one-night stay in the superior room, breakfast for two, and a “good fortune” pouch that includes a chance to win prizes such as room vouchers, a cosmetic box and a calendar. All package guests receive complimentary access to the indoor pool, gym and kids’ facilities. Guests can use the sauna at a 50 percent discount and receive a 10 percent discount for restaurants and the golf course. The prices exclude tax and service charge. For more information, call 02) 2660-9000.

2014 Lucky 7 package at Lotte Hotel Jeju

Lotte Hotel Jeju offers a special package with seven benefits from Jan. 26 to Feb. 6 for Lunar New Year. It includes a one-night stay at the Superior Lake View room, breakfast for two, lunch for two, ACE experience program for two, an AmorePacific Primera cosmetics gift set and a book. Guests staying for more than two nights are given a chance to dine watching the volcano fountain show. Guests staying between Jan. 26 and Jan. 31 will receive the “Lotte Hotel 5 Mega Gifts” set which includes complimentary use of the in-room minibar, valet parking service, free access to the fitness club, a 10 percent discount coupon for the airport’s JDC duty-free shop and a beach ball. All package guests receive complimentary access to the outdoor hot pool, the beach lounge and kids’ facilities. Prices start from 330,000 won, excluding tax and service charge. For details, call 1577-0360.