2020.11.19 Hotel Events
Through Nov. 30: Before the reopening of Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul, in December, the hotel announced its plan to hold its “Re-opening Early Bird Promotion” this month. The hotel will offer early bird rates to express their gratitude for guests who have waited for the reopening for 11 months. The promotion is ideal for people looking for an affordable hotel stay, where they can be the first to experience the completely refurbished rooms and enjoy the hotel’s signature luxury services, as well as shopping and cultural facilities directly connected to the hotel building.
The lavish "Re-opening Early Bird Promotion" includes an overnight stay in an elegantly furnished room fitted with state-of-the-art facilities, breakfast for two at Grand Kitchen with a revamped menu, a newly designed InterContinental Signature Teddy Bear, two movie tickets for Megabox COEX and complimentary amenities that come with macarons and house wine selected by the hotel’s head sommelier. All early bird guests will also receive a discount for the Parnas Mall located on the first underground floor of the hotel and are welcome to use the indoor pool and fitness facilities. They’ll also be treated to a festive holiday ambiance with Christmas trees and splendid lighting and ornaments around the lobby lounge and other parts of the hotel.
Those who reserve a suite during this special offer will also receive a 50,000 won ($45) voucher that can be redeemed at all restaurants inside the hotel. “Club InterContinental” is now located on the top 34th floor and is accessible to guests staying in a Club room. It offers a view of the entire Gangnam area, which is famous for its trendy charm. Club Continental also presents the hotel’s signature private services along with fine dining and drink services.
The early bird promotion can be reserved from Nov. 2 to 30 and can be used from Dec. 1 to Feb. 28. Deluxe Rooms can be reserved for 220,000 won for weekdays and 270,000 won for weekends. (Tax and service charge not included.)
After completing its 11-month remodeling, the Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas will reopen on Dec. 1 as a lifestyle hotel that sets new standards in luxury. Following the 2014 remodeling of the ground-level lobby, restaurants, Grand Ballroom and other shared facilities, the hotel has now revamped the building exterior and all rooms from the seventh to 33th floors, transforming into a wholly new hotel.
Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas: (02) 555-5656
Teheran-ro 521, Gangnam District
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
Through Dec. 31: JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul’s all-day dining restaurant, Tavolo 24 celebrates Thanksgiving with JW Turkey To-Go, a premium takeout roast turkey dinner offering fine festive dining with family and friends in the comfort of your own home and without the stress of preparation. JW Turkey To-Go is available until Dec. 31.
Following the success of JW Party To-Go, the home party and picnic takeout set launched last year, and the ‘JW Festive To-Go’ set launched during the recent lunar harvest festival holiday, JW Turkey To-Go offers another demonstration of the passion and talent of Tavolo 24’s chefs.
The JW Turkey To-Go combines traditional Thanksgiving elements with the unique style of Tavolo 24. A tender roast turkey weighing four to five kilograms (eight to 11 pounds) is accompanied by endive salad; cobb salad; broccoli salad; braised red cabbage with apple; butternut squash orzotto; seafood chowder; flamenco egg; British classic cottage pie, featuring ground beef topped with creamy mashed potato; roast purple sweet potato; and seasonal strawberry tarte for a uniquely upscale home party. The strawberry tarte must be ordered as a separate item.
JW Turkey To-Go is priced at 240,000 won, including 10 percent tax, and the strawberry tarte is priced at 30,000 won. Orders must be placed at least two days in advance by telephone, via Naver Booking or in person, and can be collected in person or received by quick delivery service. Delivery fees vary according to distance.
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul: (02) 2276-3000
279 Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno District
Park Hyatt Busan
Ongoing: The Dining Room, a steak and seafood grill restaurant at Park Hyatt Busan, presents eight new healthy and balanced stone pot specialties for your enjoyment. These specialties are good for people of all ages, utilizing fresh ingredients, such as freshwater eel, crab meat and Hanwoo beef, and are in line with the current growing interest in healthy living.
The Dining Room offers eight different stone pot dishes featuring local specialty and fresh seasonal ingredients. The new selection includes: Grilled eel stone pot rice, a combination of freshwater eel rice with a chewy texture and a clean taste; Hanwoo beef tartar stone pot rice, featuring low-fat, fresh Hanwoo beef round, rich in taste and nutrition; crab meat stone pot rice, full of crab meat and low-salt pollock roe; abalone stone pot rice — a Dining Room favorite — filled with healthy local abalone, chestnuts, jujube and wild ginseng sprouts; black pork stone pot rice, rich in protein and minerals; and Neungi mushroom stone pot rice promoting healthy digestion, and seasonal vegetables to provide a delicious combination of flavors. Served with every stone pot rice dish is premium seaweed paper, considered a winter delicacy.
Also newly introduced is a special seafood stone plate serving up the fresh taste of grilled fish, shrimp, abalone and scallops, as well as our beef stone plate featuring premium marinated sirloin and tenderloin, hamburger steak and grilled deodeok. The plates grilled on a charcoal bring out the original taste and the subtle aroma of charcoal.
The Dining Room at Park Hyatt Busan uses only healthy, fresh ingredients. It offers a rich and elegant selection of newly crafted stone pot specialties, ideal to keep the chilly weather at bay. The menus are available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and the price starts from 23,000 won (including tax).