Aloft Seoul Gangnam (South Korea)

A branch of the Starwood Group, Aloft Seoul Gangnam, is situated on the riverfront a mere 5-minute stroll from Cheongdam Subway Station.  South Korea’s main airport, Incheon International, is a 60-minute drive and Coex Mall is 5 minutes away.

Staying at Aloft Seoul Gangnam in Seoul will give you convenient access to COEX Convention and Exhibition Center Bongeunsa.  It’s also a short distance from Seolleung Park and Jamsil Olympic Stadium. You will also have access to Asia’s largest underground shopping center and the entertainment agency shop.  In close vicinity to Aloft Seoul Gangnam, you will find The Galleria department store, Apgujeong Rodeo Street and a lot of other stylish shops and cafes for your enjoyment.

The hotel features modern rooms with large windows allowing for plenty of sunlight to brighten your stay. Each of the 188 rooms at Aloft Seoul Gangnam contains a flat-screen TV, free WiFi, fridge, coffee maker, a working desk and safety deposit box. Featuring a private bathroom with shower including free toiletries and bathrobes. The hotel also offers a fitness center, business center and banquet facilities. The front desk is open 24-hours and includes concierge, shuttle arrangement and currency exchange.  Also offered are laundry facilities and pet-friendly accommodation.

You can enjoy three meals per day at Nook, the hotel’s on-site restaurant. However, if you prefer a light snack there is also a 24/7 takeout service offering snacks, desserts and light meals. Guests can unwind at the WXYZ bar, or choose from a variety of restaurants within 5-minute walking distance from the hotel. You can easily get to here by limousine bus from Incheon airport limousine, with access to the stop nearby. Also offered at the hotel is valet parking for those that are driving.

Gangnam-Gu is a great idea for those with an interest in culture, gourmet food and convenient public transportation. has found, at the time of this posting, rates that are just over 8% cheaper than those found on Starwood’s Websites. It is for 2 nights in a standard room, for 2 guests, that is 4-8 weeks out from this post. Dates, number of occupants, room-type, cancellation policy and currency all match. The rate found is very likely to be accepted for a Best Rate Guarantee, which will be matched and then lowered by an additional 20% (or take 2,000 extra bonus points)

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