The Gwangjin-gu and Seongdong-gu are in the east of the city of Seoul, offering a stunning view of Han River with a range of hotels and unique venues for corporate and social events. Let’s have a glimpse on the stylish MICE venues that ready for you!
Gwangjin-gu, located upstream Hangang River at the gateway of Eastern Seoul, is a new residence centered city with a low percentage of commercial centers. The south bank overlooking the Han River is a densely packed residential district, where high-rise apartment buildings dominate the skyline, yet the heart and northern end of the district are centers for light industry and manufacturing.
A pioneer of the Korean hotel industry, Walkerhill Hotels & Resorts offers a new wonderful experience in the overall lifestyle including leisure, culture and cuisine, as well as comfortable unwind in the nature, in responding to changing demands of guests. From Grand Walkerhill Seoul that leads a new leisure culture, Vista Walkerhill Seoul that offers a unique artistic experience under the brand slogan “Refreshing . Vividly”, and the tranquil Douglas House in the forest, Walkerhill promises to bring value beyond expectations where guests can experience pleasure, comfort and happiness during their stay.
With stunning panoramic views of Hangang River and Acha Mountain, Grand Walkerhilll Seoul equipped with various types of premium-level rooms, offering ultimate travel experiences by awakening guests’s emotions and senses through comprehensive facilities and impressive services.
For business events, the convention center consists of various sized multipurpose banquet halls and the classic Aston House, with top-notch banquet and wedding services to cater different types of events. In addition, the hotel provides a range of facilities and activities including a walking trail where the beauty of the four seasons can be witnessed, outdoor pool with the view of Han River, camping zone for an exotic experience, Kids Club for children, and library for reading and taking a break.
Reborn in April 2017 as a unique space that breathes new inspiration and vitality into guests’ lives, Vista Walkerhill Seoul is a leading trendy lifestyle hotel for relaxation, culture, entertainment and business. Vista collaborates with artists and musicians, providing numerous programmes such as VISTART and VISTAGE that introduce to the most recent arts, music, and cultural contents, thereby creating differentiated values of Vista.
Overlooking the scenic Hangang River, all guest rooms offer a unique lodging experience using the cutting-edge services such as the AI voice-activated device, NUGU. Moreover, the restaurants and bar offers stylish interior and differentiated taste through carefully selected seasonal ingredients and the latest recipes including Italian cuisine, authentic Japanese food and char-grilled Korean cuisine.
In addition, the hotel facilities include the rooftop garden Skyard with the view of Han River, indoor pool with the windowed view of the downtown and Re:BAR which is a social lounge that offers creative cocktails.
A truly charming city retreat, Douglas House offers a nature-friendly interior design and selected amenities and services for adults only, which is an ideal place for guests who seek for silent contemplation in the nature within the downtown. Equipped with light breakfast, exclusive lounge with happy hour, kitchen for cooking, library with the most recent books selected by Choiina Books and exclusive garden that embraces nature, the cosy hideaway in the forest enables you to recharge in a quiet home away from home.
Begin your unique experience at Walkerhill where you can enjoy the dynamic views of Seoul filled with full of vitality, sensuous interiors and the latest trends that you can’t experience anywhere else!
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Aston House, designed in elegant Jacobean style and inspired by Aston Hall, offering an exotic atmosphere of a 17th century British royal mansion with classic Korean interior design that perfect for a fine gala dinner.
The luxury mansion’s first floor can be divided by partitions into Jasmine Room, Lavender Room and Angelica Room where its second floor consists of a small banquet room, and equipped with VIP suites and private dining room.
With the distinctive European-style setting complimented by the breathtaking vistas of the Hangang River, the stylish indoor spaces and beautiful outdoor garden are ideal for family gatherings and special occasions such as wedding celebrations, private parties or product launches, which can accommodate about 50 to 200 people.
Situated on the north bank of the Han River, Seongdong-gu is a dynamic city taking great leaps to be a futuristic, industrial city in harmony with a pleasant and natural environment. As the water city that borders on a total 14.2km waterside including Cheonggye-cheon, Jungryang-cheon and the Han River, Seongdong-gu will continue to flourish through active waterside development.
S-Factory, a modern multi cultural complex located in the industrial district in Seongsu-dong, which reinvented former industrial facilities into an energetic setting for talented artists, craftsmen and passionate individuals to create new culture and story. In order to raise the awareness of urban regeneration, recycling and reformation concepts are placed at the forefront, highlighting the character and architectural design of the existing structure.
The vibrant art space offers people precious opportunities to enjoy diverse events ranging from art exhibitions, concerts, brand parties, fashion shows, conferences and weekend markets in its spacious open spaces and the rooftop garden. As an entertainment destination in the heart of the Seoul city, guests can come together to collaborate and embrace cultural innovation in an environment unlike any other.
In November 2017, BAESAN plays an important role in Seongsu-dong’s urban regeneration efforts, becoming a warehouse-turned cafe that offers a trendy industrial-style event space for private parties, product launches, talk concerts and exhibitions. Baesan Archive was originally built as rice mill in the 1970s and turned into a warehouse in the 1990s.
The rebirth of a factory, BAESAN showcases the structure’s industrial past lives on through its exposed bricks and beams, high ceilings and concrete interior, giving the most unique history for any business event. Decorated with edgy art installations, BAESAN offers 990 sqm event space, over 9 meters height of ceiling on the first floor, the rooftop on the second floor, which able to accommodate up to 400 people with flexible seating arrangements.
As every event will have its unique design and needs, the event spaces can be customised to meet the specific needs of event planners, by rearranging, add or remove the existing equipment and furniture. In the radar of event planners driven by the rising preference towards unconventional locations, BAESAN can be one of your choices for your next events.
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