2012.9.5 HOTEL EVENTSGrand Hyatt Seoul
Until Oct. 3: In celebration of Chuseok, Korea’s harvest festival, the Grand Hyatt Seoul is presenting Chuseok packages and various gift sets for the holiday. The Chuseok Package features a night in a Grand Double or Twin Room, use of the hotel’s gym and swimming pool, and shuttle service to Namsangol Traditional Village.
In addition, guests are provided with travel kits that consist of a passport wallet, travel bag name tag, and a travel laundry bag or shoe storage pouch.
The kits will be given on a first-come-first-served basis.
Prices for the packages start at 170,000 won ($150).
Grand Hyatt Seoul: (02) 799-8888
Hannam-dong, central Seoul
Until Oct. 31: The hotel’s Japanese restaurant Murasaki is offering a kaiseki set, or a progression of courses with seasonal ingredients, featuring ocean sunfish and sea robin for the price of 130,000 won, excluding tax and service charge.
The special 10-menu course also includes various vegetables and seafood dishes using sweet potatoes, chestnuts, pumpkins, crown daisies, agaricus mushrooms and shrimp. This promotion will be prepared by the new kaiseki master chef Kan Taketoshi.
The Plaza Hotel Seoul: (02) 310-7100
Sogong-dong, central Seoul
From Friday to Dec. 2: The Renaissance Seoul Hotel is presenting its “Autumn Weekend Package” that includes four different sets, all of which include the general benefits of the use of the indoor swimming pool, the Renaissance Recreation Center and a 50 percent discount on the sauna.
One of the packages, “Autumn Family Package,” consists of a night in a deluxe room, breakfast for two at Cafe Elysee (two children under 12 can eat for free), and free Internet and light snacks.
This package is priced at 249,000 won, excluding tax and service charge.
Renaissance Seoul Hotel: (02) 2222-8500
Yeoksam-dong, southern Seoul
Until Dec. 29: Lotte Hotel Seoul’s Pierre Gagnaire a Seoul, a restaurant of the world-renowned three-star Michelin chef Pierre Gagnaire, offers “Pierre Gagnaire Packages” through Dec. 29.
The Pastry Package (330,000 won) offers a one-night stay in a Deluxe Club Room, Club Lounge privileges for two as well as courtesy flowers and cookies. It includes the Pierre Gagnaire Champagne Afternoon Tea Set, which serves two glasses of champagne.
Two other packages are available. One is the Bar Package that costs 330,000 won and the Restaurant Package that costs 620,000 won, which includes a night at a Junior or Corner Suite Club Room and dinner for two at the restaurant. Packages are not available on Dec. 24 and 25.
Lotte Hotel Seoul: (02) 759-7311~5
Sogong-dong, central Seoul