Grand Ambassador Hotel - Seoul

ex. Sofitel

287 Dongho-Ro, Seoul, South Korea, 100-855  show map
 5 stars
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Grand Ambassador Hotel - Seoul

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Overview

The 5-star Grand Ambassador Hotel is situated a mere 1.6 km away from Namsan Park, Teddy Bear Museum N Seoul Tower and Changdeokgung Palace. The hotel was opened in 1955, renovated in 2012 and is housed in a 19-storey building.

Located in a market area with bars and restaurants, guests will see why Grand Ambassador Hotel is admired by many tourists. The venue is located within 30 minutes' walk from Seoul center.

This hotel is placed in Yongsan-Gu district, known for a theater, a museum and a tower.

A 5-minute walk will take you to Chungmuro subway station. It takes around 20 minutes' drive to get to Gimpo airport, which is 20 km away.

Rooms

This attractive property has 409 non-smoking guestrooms with IDD telephone, an in-room safe, wireless internet, an iron with ironing board and multi-channel TV. Some rooms have the city view. Bathrooms come with towels, a hairdryer and terry bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the dining area every morning. A fine variety of Chinese dishes is offered at the large restaurant onsite. The King's and Song Won serve a selection of meals within 50 meters from the venue.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of KRW 39600 per person per night. 

Services

Residents will benefit from porter service, 24-hour reception and free shuttle service.

Relax

Such entertainment options as live performances and karaoke are provided for guests' enjoyment. On-site fitness facilities include a fitness room and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   19.  Number of rooms:   409.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Karaoke
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Towels

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge
  • Espresso maker

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of KRW 72600 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Grand Ambassador Hotel - Seoul Seoul location
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Hotel Address:

287 Dongho-Ro, Seoul, South Korea, 100-855

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City Center
  • Seoul
    2.3 km
Airports
  • Gimpo (GMP)
    18.0 km
  • Incheon International (ICN)
    50.9 km
Train Stations
  • Namsan Arts Centre
    1.3 km
  • Doosan Gallery
    1.3 km
Underground stations
  • Chungmuro Station
    700 m
  • Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station
    900 m
Restaurants
  • The King's (cuisine: Vietnamese)
    10 m
  • Agurang Kkokerang
    240 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    19
  • Number of rooms:
    409

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Rooms and availability

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    Bed type: King-size bed
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      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
      Size: 35 m²
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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        Superior Two Room Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds
        Size: 60 m²
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          Superior Triple Room
          Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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          Superior Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 30 m²
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            Executive Deluxe Twin Room
            Bed type: 2 Single beds or King-size bed or Double bed
            Size: 35 m²
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              Deluxe Twin Room
              Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or King-size bed
              Size: 35 m²
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                Executive Double Room
                Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
                Size: 35 m²
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                Deluxe|Executive + Breakfast

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                  Executive Suite
                  Bed type: King-size bed
                  Size: 30 m²
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Grand Ambassador Hotel - Seoul Seoul location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    287 Dongho-Ro, Seoul, South Korea, 100-855

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Seoul
                      2.3 km
                    Airports
                    • Gimpo (GMP)
                      18.0 km
                    • Incheon International (ICN)
                      50.9 km
                    Train Stations
                    • Namsan Arts Centre
                      1.3 km
                    • Doosan Gallery
                      1.3 km
                    Underground stations
                    • Chungmuro Station
                      700 m
                    • Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station
                      900 m
                    Restaurants
                    • The King's (cuisine: Vietnamese)
                      10 m
                    • Agurang Kkokerang
                      240 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      19
                    • Number of rooms:
                      409

                    Hotel Awards

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                    Best Luxury Hotels in South Korea

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                    Grand Ambassador Location

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Chungmu Art Hall - 1.2 km
                    • Myeong-dong Nanta Theatre - 1.6 km

                    Places of interest

                    • Yaksu Station - 900 m
                    • Dongdaemun Migliore - 1.0 km
                    • Jongmyo Shrine - 1.7 km
                    • Pagoda Park - 1.7 km

                    Train stations

                    • Namsan Arts Centre - 1.2 km
                    • Doosan Gallery - 1.2 km

                    Convention centers

                    • Sindangdong Tteokbokki Town - 1.1 km
                    • Dongdaemun - 1.3 km
                    • Tapgol Park - 1.7 km

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    • Namsangol Hanok Village - 500 m
                    • Korea House - 700 m
                    • Myeongdong Cathedral - 1.3 km
                    • N Seoul Tower - 1.5 km

                    Business areas

                    • The Shilla Duty Free Shop - 400 m
                    • Bangsan Market - 800 m
                    • Pyounghwa Market - 1.0 km
                    • Dongdaemun Market - 1.0 km
                    • Gwangjang Market - 1.1 km
                    • Doosan Tower - 1.1 km
                    • Myeong-dong - 1.5 km
                    • Noon Square - 1.7 km

                    Underground stations

                    • Chungmuro Station - 600 m
                    • Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station - 800 m
                    • Jongno-3ga station - 1.4 km
                    • Myeongdong Station - 1.4 km
                    • Dongdaemun Station - 1.4 km

                    Local attractions

                    • Myeongdong: Hyper Shopping - 1.6 km
                      Jung-gu, Seoul
                    • Jongmyo Shrine - 1.7 km
                      155 Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                    • Tapgol Park - 1.7 km
                      Jongno 2-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                    • Teddy Bear Museum N Seoul Tower - 1.6 km
                      B1F. N Seoul Tower, San 1-3, Yongsan-dong 2-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
                    • Jongno - 1.7 km
                      Jongno-gu, Seoul

                    Near the hotel

                    • Cheonggyecheon - 1.0 km
                      Jongno-gu, Seoul
                    • Grilled Fish Street in Dongdaemun Market - 1.2 km
                      Jongno-gu, Seoul
                    • Dongdaemun Gate - 1.4 km
                      69 Jongno 6-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                    • Myeongdong Real Gun Shooting Range - 1.4 km
                      12F Myeongdong Parking Lot Tower 62-12 Chungmu-ro 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
                    • Dongdaemun History & Culture Park - 1.0 km
                      15 Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
                    • Seoul Animation Center - 1.3 km
                      8-145 Yejang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul
                    • Myeong-dong Cathedral - 1.4 km
                      74 Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • The King's - 10 m

                      Address: 186-54, Jangchung-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu
                      Phone: 02-2270-3121

                      79% likes this, based on 32 reviews
                      Cuisine: Vietnamese
                      Price Range: GBP 27 - GBP 48

                    • Song Won - 240 m

                      Address: 188-3, Jangchung-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu
                      Phone: 02-2275-3118

                      75% likes this, based on 33 reviews
                      Cuisine: Korean

                    • The Park View - 480 m

                      Address: 202 Jangchung-dong, Jung-gu
                      Phone: 02-2230-3374

                      75% likes this, based on 48 reviews
                      Cuisine: International

                    • Agurang Kkokerang - 240 m

                      Address: 24-31 Jangchung-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu
                      Phone: 02-2268-5554

                      72% likes this, based on 39 reviews

                    • CJ Food World - 400 m

                      Address: Cheil Jedang Center Bldg. 292 Ssangnim-dong, Jung-gu
                      Phone: 1577-9622

                      74% likes this, based on 18 reviews
                      Cuisine: Korean

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      19
                    • Number of rooms:
                      409

                    Hotel Awards

                    South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSeoulGrand Ambassador

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in South Korea

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                    Grand Ambassador Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Ambassador

                    Average guest rating

                    8.0out of 10
                    Fabulous
                    Based on 65 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Rooms
                    8.9
                    Value
                    8.4
                    Service
                    8.9
                    Location
                    8.5
                    Dining
                    8.0

                    Guest reviews

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      The boys at the door and entrance

                      Miss a nice table where one can sit comfortably and work before going to sleep

                    • Single
                      9.2

                      location next to Namsan Park and availability of shuttle bus to main attraction in addition to variety of selection at breakfast buffet.

                      Gym was small for a five star hotel and congusted.

                    • Couple
                      8.2

                      Quiet but convenient location, about 5 minutes walk to Dongguk Univ subway station.

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      Standard chain hotel. All correct as expected.

                      room minibar too noisy.

                    • Single
                      9.2

                      I liked the friendliness of the staff and the toilet, which was like a spaceship.

                      I thought the food was OK but overpriced.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      We got an upgrade to the Executive Floor. It was incredible--you get a lovely view and terrific food served in a private hall just meters from your room. One of the best experiences ever in a large hotel!

                    • Single
                      3.2

                      Non.

                      I had spa massage and it was terrible.

                    • Couple
                      7.0

                      the wi fi is charging a lot of money , i expect a free use of internet

                    • Single
                      9.2

                      It's good hotel with helpful stuff and clean bright room

                    • Group of friends
                      8.8

                      Nothing to claim. Rooms are very comfortable. No noise at all. Breakfast is really reach!

                      They book 500 EUR for occasions but don't release these money after checking out even after one week.

                    • Group of friends
                      4.2

                      The was very bad and bad staf.

                      Staff , front desk . The are not help full.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      A very enjoyable stay, and the staff were very attentive and helpful. Thank you

                    • Couple
                      5.0

                      The only good thing abt this hotel is location. They hv nice seafood in the king restaurant.

                      Do not allowed early check in.. I reach hotel at 6am..even though there is an empty room, the reception do not allowe dus to early check in. The room carpet was dirty. Renovation was run down. I book a twin room accidentally, requested to change to a double room but was rejected due to I hv book a twin room from Booked.net. The front desk staff was not flexible enough.

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      Airportbus stops at hotel.

                      For wlan they charge 21 usd (19k Won plus tax) per day which is ridiculous and shows that they did not yet arrive in the 21st century. For me that's a reason not to book the hotel anymore because there are plenty of hotels where wlan is free in the rooms.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.4

                      Convenient location. Friendly and helpful English speaking staff. Good standard.

                      Expensive food and drink in hotel bar and restaurants.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Grand Ambassador Hotel - Seoul Seoul location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    287 Dongho-Ro, Seoul, South Korea, 100-855

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Seoul
                      2.3 km
                    Airports
                    • Gimpo (GMP)
                      18.0 km
                    • Incheon International (ICN)
                      50.9 km
                    Train Stations
                    • Namsan Arts Centre
                      1.3 km
                    • Doosan Gallery
                      1.3 km
                    Underground stations
                    • Chungmuro Station
                      700 m
                    • Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station
                      900 m
                    Restaurants
                    • The King's (cuisine: Vietnamese)
                      10 m
                    • Agurang Kkokerang
                      240 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      19
                    • Number of rooms:
                      409

                    Hotel Awards

                    South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSeoulGrand Ambassador

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in South Korea

                    Use Badge