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The Opening of Josun Palace, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Seoul Gangnam

The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, celebrates its brand debut in South Korea with the opening of Josun Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seoul Gangnam.

Originally built in 1914 as one of Korea’s first luxury hotels, the hotel is located in Gangnam, one of Seoul’s most vibrant and energetic districts. The hotel serves as a gateway to charming and unexpected experiences including Bongeunsa, a peaceful Buddhist temple and Samneung Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Each of the hotel’s 254 rooms and suites offer breathtaking views overlooking Seoul and are furnished with the latest amenities for every comfort and convenience. For the ultimate in luxurious and restful night’s sleep, beds are outfitted with Frette’s exclusive ‘Andrea’ line. Each room and suite also features toiletries and bath amenities by The Luxury Collection’s signature ‘Le Chemin’ line by BYREDO, as well as a specialized private bar for guests who enjoy crafting their own cocktails and other drinks in-room.

Josun Palace offers guests five elevated, on-site food and beverage options. For authentic modern Cantonese fine dining, The Great Hong Yuan serves curated seasonal menus, while new Korean contemporary food is showcased in the bright and airy spaces of Eatanic Garden. Constans is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serves local and international menu favorites. 1914 Lounge & Bar serves tea and light meals in the afternoons and elegant cocktails and classic spirits in the evening. Josun Deli the Boutique serves delicious, freshly baked pastries and cakes, along with gourmet coffee and tea for an afternoon treat.

The Josun Wellness Club at Josun Palace features a heated indoor pool, a deck area with panoramic views over the Gangnam skyline as well as a fully equipped fitness center with the latest cardio and resistance training equipment.  

Josun Palace also offers bespoke function rooms and facilities for hosting memorable events, including The Great Hall that features an extra-large media wall and the latest AV facilities. For more intimate gatherings, the hotel features the Royal Chamber, which seats up to 140 guests, while the Private Chamber accommodates small to medium-sized social gatherings of up to 110 guests.