The Imperial Palace Seoul facilitates the best business activities in the city.
Located in the heart of the business and cultural district in southern Seoul, Imperial Palace Seoul offers a perfect environment for businesspeople.The property is reinforced with state-of-the-art facilities not only in its rooms but also in the business center and banquet halls.Every guestroom has a 42-inch LCD television and high-speed, wireless Internet service, and a PDP television is in every suite.The Business Center is equipped with up-to-date IT facilities including a projector, a 42-inch PDP and professional translation and interpretation services.Imperial Palace Seoul's banquet halls also have a positive atmosphere that contributes to successful meetings and fruitful conversations through their dignified interior design, modern facilities and convenient transportation. Any type of gathering is possible, from large-scale international events, high-tech conferences, seminars and business meetings to gala events and theme parties. The antique-style Dubhe Hall has a capacity of 1,000 people, while the elegant Selena Hall can hold up to 800 people. Five other halls are suitable for small or medium-sized meetings for various purposes.
The experienced staff in the hotel is ready to offer customized services to meet the needs of each groupfrom initial planning through to the final execution of an event.Apart from the modern and cutting-edge business facilities, the interior of Imperial Palace Seoul is in an antique-style, decorated like an art gallery. The hotel has 430 guestrooms including 35 suites. There are unique rooms including 16 duplex suites that are two stories; 12 spa rooms decorated with marble and "ondol" (Korean floor heating system); and royal suites that have separate living, dining and sleeping areas. For dining, 13 restaurants and bars are availableJapanese and Chinese restaurants offer exclusive meetings in private rooms; a buffet restaurant that has dishes from many countries; and an all-day dining cafe and bar where businesspeople can enjoy social gatherings. Imperial Palace Seoul is the only hotel in southern Seoul to have an outdoor pool. It is an ideal place to escape the summer heat.The Club Imperial Lounge for club floor guests also provides the perfect place to hold small meetings in a calm and private location with drinks and snacks available throughout the day.Unlike usual club lounges, Imperial Palace Seoul's lounge has a room replicating a traditional Korean roof tile house, along with traditional furniture and kitchen facilities such as a fireplace and iron pots.The hotel's fitness club features gym equipment, a group exercise zone, rock-climbing facilities, a squash court, swimming pool, sauna, and an outdoor golf range. Imperial Palace Seoul won the top prize in the "Favorite Business Hotel" category of TIME Readers' Travel Choice Awards 2006 selected by TIME Asia, the first time a Korean hotel has achieved this.