SEOUL, South Korea - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Seoul Gangnam, marking the first Hilton Garden Inn in South Korea. Situated in the center of the Gangnam Business District, south of the Han River in Seoul, the hotel offers bright and airy accommodations for both leisure and business travelers. The hotel owned by JOON TOWER is managed by Hilton.
“With more than 900 hotels in 50 countries and territories around the world, Hilton Garden Inn has one of our largest number of hotels within the Hilton portfolio. Hilton Garden Inn Seoul Gangnam is a stunning addition to our rapidly growing Hilton Garden Inn brand, combining upscale yet affordable accommodations with positive, upbeat service and value-added amenities. I am thrilled to see the brand enter yet another gateway city in Asia Pacific and am confident that the hotel meets the diverse needs of both domestic and international travelers, when travel returns,” said Jenny Milos, vice president, Focused Service and All Suites Brands, Asia Pacific, Hilton.
Hilton Garden Inn Seoul Gangnam is 30 kilometers from Gimpo Airport and 65 kilometers from Incheon International Airport. It is ideally situated in Gangnam, known as one of the country’s main tourist areas featuring trendy restaurants, premier and designer-brand shopping malls, vibrant nightlife options as well as key business hubs. The hotel is within close proximity to COEX, World Trade Center, Apgujeong and Garosugil. It is only a two-minute walk from the Yangjae Subway Station.
“I’m delighted to successfully open Hilton’s first Hilton Garden Inn in South Korea today. I would like to thank the owning company for their great support and my team for their outstanding commitment, hard work and enthusiasm in the lead-up to this opening,” said Lee, Hong-ki, general manager of Hilton Garden Inn Seoul Gangnam. “We will strive to deliver great guest experiences through the brand’s bright hearted hospitality and look forward to welcoming international travelers when the borders open in near future.”
Modern Accommodation and Facilities
The 18-story, 208-room hotel features comfortable guest rooms including 26 family rooms, 56 deluxe rooms and four suites. The hotel is well-positioned to cater to families as more than 40% of the guest rooms can accommodate up to four people.
Guests can enjoy a variety of amenities and services, including complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, self-service laundry facilities, a fitness center with a panoramic view of the city and an outdoor rooftop pool.
The hotel also features a well-equipped business center and three meeting rooms that can cater to a total of up to 100 people.
Food and Beverage Options
Guests can enjoy a variety of dining options including:
- Garden Bistro, a contemporary restaurant which serves delicious local and international specialties and freshly prepared delicacies
- Cafe 253, a lounge and bar where guests can relax over drinks and light bites
- The Shop, where snacks, local beverages and self-service coffee are available 24 hours a day
The hotel also participates in the Hilton CleanStay program, an industry-defining standard of cleanliness that delivers a clean and safe experience for guests without compromising the hospitality Hilton is known for.
Hilton Garden Inn Seoul Gangnam is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 18 world-class brands. Members who book directly through the preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Hilton Honors Points and money to book a stay, free standard Wi-Fi, and an exclusive member discount that can't be found anywhere else.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising 7,000 properties and 1.1 million rooms, in 122 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for five consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 139 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests upscale, affordable accommodations and modern amenities for an experience that is simply on another level. The Hilton Garden Inn Promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. With more than 950 hotels in 55 countries and territories around the world, the brand ensures today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience, starting with the first hello. Experience a positive stay at Hilton Garden Inn by booking at hgi.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Hilton Garden Inn at stories.hilton.com/hgi, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.