The Ritz-Carlton Seoul has opened its Chinese restaurant Chee Hong after renovations with a more upscale and elegant atmosphere.
The restaurant, making a specialty of Cantonese and Shanghai cuisines, has more private rooms than before. To celebrate the reopening, a six-course menu is available during December at 130,000 won, which includes seafood and BBQ as amuse bouche, braised shark’s fin with cod milt bouillon, oven-baked eggplant stuffed with scallop mousse, steamed local port with oyster sauce, and Cantonese-style chowfun.
The hotel also renovated its fitness club with advanced exercise facilities and will soon make a new entrance to the hotel’s A2 level for guests’ easier access to Chee Hong and other facilities directly from the street. An anti-aging clinic, Possom Prestige, will also open there soon.
Three Christmas Memory Packages are prepared at Grand Hilton Seoul, available Dec. 17-24.
The Romantic Memory Package (215,000 won) offers one night stay in a deluxe room and a bottle of red wine and cheese from room service. The Joyful Memory Package (265,000 won) features one night stay in an executive floor room, breakfast for two, beverage in the Executive Floor Lounge, wine and cheese from room service and two Christmas cards.
The Wonderful Memory Package (335,000 won) presents the benefits of the Joyful Package plus a Masaki Paris perfume.
A VIP voucher for High One resort is also included in all the three packages. For more information, call 02-2287-8400.
Lotte Hotel Seoul
Lotte Hotel Seoul’s French restaurant Pierre Gagnaire a Seoul and Italian restaurant Peninsula offer Early Christmas Menus Dec. 12-22.
Offered only to 20 guests per day, the menus are prepared for those wanting to celebrate Christmas earlier, away from the hustle and bustle of the season.
The menus include Lotte Cinema movie tickets for Steven Spielberg’s 3D blockbuster “Tin Tin.” The price is 420,000 won per person at Pierre Gagnaire and 170,000 won at Peninsula. Advance bookings are required. For more information, call Pierre Gagnaire a Seoul at 02-317-7181 and Peninsula at 02-317-7121.
InterContinental Seoul COEX
On New Year’s eve, InterContinental Seoul COEX’s Sky Lounge offers a late dinner and a special drink set to guests planning to join New Year’s countdown there overlooking the city night view.
Guests can also enjoy a variety of New Year’s entertainment presented at Bongeun Temple right across the street, including the bell ringing at midnight and firework displays. A Proposal Package is also available in the lounge’s Pluto Room with champagne and romantic decorations including flowers and candles.
At the lobby lounge as well, guests can enjoy a midnight snack buffets from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. with live music.
Hyatt Regency Jeju
Hyatt Regency Jeju offers Family Winter Getaway Package through Feb. 28.
The package features accommodation in a Regency Club Room and continental breakfast, all-day refreshments and evening cocktails with Happy Hour at the Regency Club Lounge.
Other benefits include whole pizza from room service, discount coupon booklets for Jeju’s attractions and restaurants, and free use of the sauna, pool and gym, as well as a dragon doll and coffee coupon at Olle Cafe as gifts.
For child guests, the hotel offers tickets to Chusa’s Place of Exile and the chance to experience picking tangerine at a farm Dec.20-Jan. 20. Prices start from 223,000 won. For more information, call 064-735-1234.