2012.4.11 HOTEL EVENTS
Saturday: Imperial Palace Seoul’s lounge bar Zoe will host a “Black Day” event this Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Black Day is an informal holiday for singles who did not have a date on either Valentine’s Day or White Day.
The event includes several match-making sessions, games for couples and much more. For winners of a sweepstakes, the hotel will provide a free one-night stay and a meal at the buffet restaurant Familia or some Moet & Chandon champagne.
Admission is 20,000 won, including two glasses of Zoe’s signature cocktails.
Imperial Palace Seoul: (02) 3440-8000
Nonhyeon-dong, southern Seoul
Banyan Tree Club and Spa Seoul
To April 29: Banyan Tree Club and Spa Seoul presents a package based on the 2012 Ballantine’s Championship. A deluxe suite is decorated with golf tournament pictures, trophies and golf putters. Guests are treated to breakfast for two, Ballantine golf limited edition golf caps, and two tickets to the 2012 Ballantine’s Championship. The package also includes 17-year-old Ballantine whisky, six golf shirts and various golf accessories. Moreover, there will be a lucky draw among guests who purchase the package for a chance to participate in a Pro-am, where a professional golfer plays with an amateur for a day.
The package is priced at 741,000 won.
Banyan Tree Club and Spa Seoul: (02) 2250-8000
Jangchung-dong, central Seoul
Grand Hilton Seoul
To April 30: The Grand Hilton Seoul’s Japanese Restaurant, Mitsumomo, is offering a horse mackerel special. The horse mackerel, which is in season from April, is also known as aji, which means “very delicious” in Japanese. It is considered to be the ultimate fish for making sushi and sashimi in the spring. Guests will be served a special Aji vinegared dish and Aji vinegared sushi.
The package is priced from 85,000 won to 125,000 won.
Grand Hilton Seoul: (02) 2287-8888
Hongeun-dong, northern Seoul
To May 31: The W Seoul-Walkerhill’s Away Spa has launched the “Ladies’ Day Away” package to welcome spring. The package includes a Swedish treatment with oil. Lunch is served at the W Seoul-Walkerhill’s restaurant, Kitchen. Those with tattoos must inform the spa in advance.
This offer is available only on weekdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations for the spa treatment should be made three to four days in advance.
Spa treatment for one is priced at 130,000 won.
W Seoul-Walkerhill: (02) 2022-0450
Gwangjang-dong, eastern Seoul
Lotte Hotel Jeju
To May 31: Lotte Hotel Jeju’s Korean restaurant Mugunghwa offers menus prepared with Jeju’s bodeulgyeol beef, which means “tender meat” in Korean. Charcoal-grilled tenderloin, beef sirloin or braised beef ribs can be enjoyed on site. Guests choosing a bodeulgyeol beef menu will receive a scratch-off lottery card. Gifts worth a total of 1 million won are up for grabs.
The package is priced from 58,000 won to 120,000 won.
Lotte Hotel Jeju: (064) 731-1000
Seogwipo, Jeju Island
From April 16: The Renaissance Seoul Hotel will be opening its outdoor beer garden on weekdays. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the outdoor beer garden offers special packages. Unlimited draft beer along with a BBQ sausage buffet is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, while unlimited BBQ sausage is served along with a seafood buffet on Tuesdays. A pork buffet accompanies BBQ sausage on Fridays.
Unlimited drinks are priced at 18,000 won. Unlimited drinks along with the BBQ buffet are priced from 32,000 won to 39,000 won.
Renaissance Seoul Hotel: (02) 2222-8630
Yeoksam-dong, southern Seoul