2014.4.17 Hotel EventsPlaza Hotel Seoul
Through April: The Japanese restaurant Murasaki presents a seasonal menu with estuary oysters. Estuary oysters are native to the Seomjin River in North Jeolla, where fresh water meets salt water. Also called the “cherry blossom oyster” because it matures during the cherry blossom season, these oysters are six times larger than sea oysters and considered a spring delicacy.
Three different dishes will be prepared using jumbo oysters. You can have your oysters grilled, roasted or steamed. The price is 48,000 won ($46), including taxes and service charges.
Plaza Hotel Seoul: (02) 310-7100
Sogong-dong, central Seoul
Millennium Seoul Hilton
Through May: Millennium Seoul Hilton’s delicatessen, Cilantro Deli, and Genji, the hotel’s Japanese restaurant, are offering gourmet selections that you can take with you on the go.
At Cilantro Deli, an array of sandwiches are being offered, including club, salmon, vegetable and ham and cheese. A wide selection of salads is also available, including caesar and salmon. Sandwiches start from 7,500 won and salads from 12,000 won.
Genji, the Japanese restaurant, will offer more upscale options. Choose from four lunch box sets, which start from 35,000 won, or the special sushi lunch box, which starts from 78,000 won. All the prices include taxes and service charges.
Millennium Seoul Hilton: (02) 317-3064
Namdaemun-ro, central Seoul
Through June: Conrad Seoul will be offering a package titled “Design Your Luxury This Spring.”
Located in Yeouido, western Seoul, the hotel offers easy access to Yeouido Park, the Han River and the Seoul Marina Club & Yacht.
With the package, guests can customize their deals. The package includes a one night’s stay and a choice of free breakfast for two, a restaurant voucher worth 30,000 won or a picnic set consisting of a lunch box and a picnic mat.
In addition, guests staying at the hotel using this package are able to purchase yachting time at the Seoul Marina Club & Yacht by paying an additional 140,000 won per person.
The basic rate per person starts from 270,000 won, excluding taxes.
Conrad Seoul: (02) 6137-7777
Yeouido-dong, western Seoul
Ongoing: Park Hyatt Seoul’s The Lounge presents three kinds of flower teas this spring. Providing a feeling of spring, the flower tea offers not only a splash of color and a delicate fragrance, but also medical efficacy that brings vitality and rejuvenation to both the body and mind.
Of the three options, mugwort tea, with its delightful and sweet taste, lowers cholesterol levels and removes toxins, while preventing high blood pressure and artery hardening by purifying the blood.
The flower tea also can be complemented by an Afternoon Tea Set or Coffee & Cake Set. The flower tea is priced at 16,000 won each, and the Afternoon Tea Set is 38,000 won. Prices include taxes and no service charges apply.
Park Hyatt Seoul: (02) 2016-1205
Daechi-dong, southern Seoul
Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel
Through August: Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel presents bingsu, or shaved ice flakes, the most loved summer dessert in Korea.
The Sheraton Splash bingsu will be served on the Lobby Lounge floor and in the basement deli with boiled adzuki beans, seasonal fruits, macarons, apple jelly and condensed milk.
Guests staying at the hotel can also order Sheraton Splashes in their rooms.
The Sheraton Splash is available throughout the summer for 22,000 won, including taxes.
Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel: (02) 2211-1710
Sindorim-dong, southwestern Seoul
* Information is provided by the hotels.