Seongbuk Seoul is 80th Holiday Inn in Asia Pacific

31st Mar 2004

Holiday Inn Seongbuk Seoul, the only international hotel in the north-eastern city fringe of Seoul in Korea, is officially opened. Located in Seongbuk, this new hotel is also in Seoul’s education hub, making it the ideal venue for the academia conferences. Owned by Woo Young Development Co. Ltd., Holiday Inn Seongbuk Seoul is the second Holiday Inn in Korea and the 80th Holiday Inn in Asia Pacific. Holiday Inn belongs to the InterContinental Hotels Group’s brand portfolio. “We are very heartened that the Holiday Inn brand is still the preferred choice for both investors and consumers. Investors and owners appreciate the value of having a strong brand and global service standards that will reposition their hotel to capture a more significant market share. For consumers, they love this global brand as they can be assured of its warm hospitality and its world-renowned “Can Do” service style. Now, with the new Holiday Inn Seongbuk Seoul in the city fringe, customers have one more Holiday Inn to stay, dine, meet or simply relax,” said Mr A. Patrick Imbardelli, Managing Director, Asia Pacific.
Ideally located in the heart of Seongbuk-gu, Seoul’s beautiful and scenic residential and academic town, the close to 130-guestroom Holiday Inn Seongbuk Seoul is surrounded by 12 major universities including Korea University and seven National Institutes such as Korea Development Institute (KDI) and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). The hotel is well-positioned in this educational hub as it will be the choice venue for educational seminars and meetings.
The hotel has excellent accessibility, being located a mere seven kilometres from the city centre. It is connected to all areas of Seoul through the Naebu expressway, and is less than an hour’s drive from Incheon International Airport.
Guests staying at the Holiday Inn Seongbuk Seoul will have the opportunity to appreciate the quality service and amenities that are associated with the Holiday Inn brand. These include the friendly, genuine and professional staff with a Positive Can-Do Service; high quality and comfortable beds and bedding with pillow choices and duvets to induce A Great Night’s Sleep; ergonomic rooms with proper lighting for relaxing and reading, and soothing aromatherapy treatment to create A Great Room Experience; quality bathroom amenities that include fluffy towels and shower heads with a massage function to provide A Refreshing Bathroom Experience.
Holiday Inn Seongbuk Seoul’s guests can choose from a selection of well-designed guest rooms or junior suite with the option to be on the Executive Floor or in non-smoking rooms. Each room is equipped with high tech communications and entertainment facilities and amenities such as high-speed Internet access and a personal computer. The hotel has provided for food and beverage options such as its Coffee Shop, Lobby Lounge, Chinese Restaurant and Banquet Hall to cater to various dining requirements. Business travellers will also appreciate the first-rate business facilities at the Business Centre. Holiday Inn Seongbuk Seoul is definitely the perfect place for both business and leisure guests.
Holiday Inn is the world’s most recognized international hotel brand with a global reputation for service, comfort and value. This is reinforced by travellers who have voted Holiday Inn as the “Best mid-market hotel brand in Asia Pacific and the World” in the Business Traveller Asia Pacific Magazine’s readers’ survey in 2003 for the third year running.
From now until April 30, 2004, the Holiday Inn Seongbuk Seoul is running three Grand Opening Special Packages, as well as a 15 per cent discount at all food and beverage establishments within the hotel:
-Package I includes the Deluxe Room at a special room rate of KW90,000
-Package II includes the Deluxe Room with breakfast for one person at KW100,000
-Package III includes the Business Room with breakfast for one person at KW110,000.
The above-mentioned rates are subject to 1 per cent tax and 10 per cent service charge. For reservations and enquiries, please call the Holiday Inn Seongbuk Seoul at 82(2) 929-2000.


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