2014.1.16 Hotel Events
Throughout this year: Weddings at the Lotte Hotel Seoul get a new style for 2014, thanks to the famed stylist Jung Yun-ki, who works for such A-list celebrities as Jun Ji-hyun, Jung Woo-sung and Lee Jung-jae.
He has now joined hands with Lotte Hotel as a wedding consultant, planning weddings and running a boutique.
His first presentation is titled “Becoming Dream with YK Jung Wedding Show” and will be held on Feb. 12 in the Crystal Ballroom. The show is divided into two sessions, one at 2 p.m. and the second at 6:30 p.m. This type of wedding presentation provides a sneak peek to wedding trends for the year ahead.
In addition, Lotte Hotel Seoul offers a Smart Wedding Promotion for people who prefer a smaller wedding at a reasonable price. The promotion will be available in July and August from Sunday to Friday. Appropriate for 40 to 100 guests, the Smart Wedding Promotion offers an authentic French menu with wine. The hotel will provide flower decorations, an altar, guest tables, a bride’s waiting room, wedding cake, champagne, complimentary stay in the hotel room on the night of the wedding, breakfast for two, and free wedding menu tasting for two, all for 100,000 won ($94) per person, including tax and service charges.
Lotte Hotel Seoul: (02) 771-7474
Sogong-dong, central Seoul
Millennium Seoul Hilton
Throughout January: Il Ponte, the Millennium Seoul Hilton’s popular Italian trattoria, will host a monthlong promotion showcasing hot Italian spices.
The special menu will feature spaghetti with clams in spicy olive oil sauce and green beef tenderloin with mushroom sauce served with potatoes and stuffed with red and green chili. The set menu is priced at 87,000 won per person, including tax and service charges.
Millennium Seoul Hilton: (02) 317-3270
Namdaemun-ro, central Seoul
Jan. 24 to Feb. 2: The hotel is offering its Lunar New Year’s Package “Hello 2014.” The package includes one night in the Deluxe Room, designed by Italian interior designer Guido Ciompi. The benefits also include a choice between two movie tickets for Disney’s newly released featured animation “Frozen” or a luxurious lap blanket with the hotel logo. The package also includes breakfast for two at The Seven Square and entrance tickets to the nearby Deoksu Palace.
The movie tickets can be used at any theater around Seoul and other cities.
Guests are also entitled to a 10 percent discount at hotel restaurants. The price is 170,000 won and 195,000 won, excluding tax and service charges.
Plaza Hotel Seoul: (02) 310-7100
Sogong-dong, central Seoul
JW Marriott Hotel Seoul
Jan. 27 to Feb. 3: The hotel presents the New Year Mix ’n’ Match Package, a customized package you get to create yourself.
The package is based on a one-night stay in a Superior Room, plus the chance to add a variety of options for 70,000 won each. The first option, ideal for guests accompanied by children, includes access to a game zone on the seventh floor of the hotel. A variety of games are offered, including the traditional Korean board game called yutnori. At the game zone, there will be a semi-buffet, too. Pasta, pizza and other snacks will be served. This option is only available on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.
Other options include room upgrades, a buffet breakfast at the all-day dining restaurant The Cafe@JW. The package is available for 160,000 won with accommodation only. Tax and service charges are extra.
JW Marriott Hotel Seoul: (02) 6282-6731
Banpo-dong, southern Seoul
Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel
Jan. 30, 31: Celebrating the New Year, Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel’s signature restaurant Feast introduces traditional Korean festive menus along with a sumptuous international buffet.
Traditional New Year’s rice cake soup tteoguk, beef rib stew galbijjim, traditional Korean pancakes jeon and more will be served at the restaurant.
In the dessert section, assorted Korean rice cakes and traditional Korean sweets and pastries will be served, too.
Meanwhile, Feast presents various international dishes at its noodle station, grill station and seafood station.
The lunch buffet is 60,000 won and dinner is 80,000 won, plus a 10 percent tax.
Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel: (02) 2211-2100
Sindorim-dong, southwestern Seoul
Park Hyatt Seoul
Ongoing: The Lounge on the 24th floor of the hotel presents Afternoon Tea Set every afternoon from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., with a wide array of homemade desserts and premium tea or coffee.
Park Hyatt Seoul: (02) 2016-1205
Daechi-dong, southern Seoul
* Information is provided by hotels.