InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened the very first Holiday Inn Express hotel in the Republic of South Korea, Holiday Inn Express Seoul Euljiro, which is situated in the heart of the capital city.
The 224-room hotel is nestled in a commercial and financial precinct between the Myeong-dong, Namsan and Dongdaemoon areas, known for their variety of shopping options and sites of cultural and artistic significance.
Holiday Inn Express Seoul Euljiro offers a choice of modern double-bed and twin-bed rooms, as well as free on-site parking. The hotel is easily accessible by public transport, located just one minute’s walk from the Euljiro3-ga station on the Seoul Subway Line, and is one hour from Incheon International Airport.
The hotel is in close proximity to Bukchon Hanok Village, a preserved traditional village that offers a glimpse of what life was like in Joseon period. Further afield is the famous N Seoul Tower at the top of Namsan Mountain, while nearbyis the Dongdaemoon Fashion Town – a specially designated tourist zone.
“Holiday Inn Express is our fastest growing brand globally – on average, we open two new Holiday Inn Express hotels every week – and is an ideal option for the modern, on-the-go traveller,” explains Karin Sheppard, chief operating officer for Australasia, Japan, Korea & Franchise, IHG. “Our hotels offer guests everything they need and nothing they don’t while being situated in central easily accessible locations.
“The opening of our first Holiday Inn Express hotel in the Republic of South Korea is a major milestone in our expansion plans in Asia, and brings our total portfolio in South Korea to nine hotels.”