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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Ibis Budget Hotel Debuts in Seoul South Korea

Located in Seoul's Dongdaemun District, ibis budget Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun opens its doors as the country's first ibis budget hotel and the only internationally branded hotel in the area.

Seoul, November 12th, 2014 –Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Asia Pacific and South Korea, announces the opening of ibis budget Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun, the first ibis budget brand hotel in South Korea. This newly-built hotel has 195 guestrooms and is strategically located north of Seoul's Han River in a commercial district renowned for its traditional markets and shopping centres.

Mr Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer for Accor Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and the Philippines said, “With the successful opening of our ibis hotels in Seoul and Busan, we are proud and excited to introduce the first ibis budget hotel in South Korea. Ibis budget is one of Accor's leading economy brands where at a value for money room rate, guests will find cosy beds, spacious showers, soft duvets, and an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet.

“We saw an increasing demand in Seoul for international-standard accommodations coupled with affordable pricing, we therefore believe this hotel will become a favourite amongst domestic and international travellers visiting this vibrant city.”

The rooms are designed with soothing lightings, wood details and soft colour tones. The rooms are designed with efficiency and comfort in mind, and come with twin, double and triple sized beds. All rooms are equipped with a flat screen TV with multi-media hub, individual reading lights, Wi-Fi internet connection, working table, safety box, mini-refrigerator, tea-coffee making facilities, and a sizable en-suite bathroom with shower.

The hotel's General Manager, Mr Tchang Lee, said, “Ibis budget Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun integrates the core values of the ibis family brands – 'simplicity, modernity and well-being' and promises guests a quality accommodation at an affordable price, with the highlight being the signature beddings - Sweet Beds by ibis budget - for a good night's sleep.”

The hotel features a restaurant that offers a healthy “all-you-can-eat” breakfast buffet from 6:30am to 10am, a snack area to enjoy your snacks and soft drinks around the clock, sauna room and gym, a laundry room, indoor car park, and a 24-hour business corner with free internet access and printing services.

Ibis budget Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun is located in the heart of the city and a 10-minute drive to Dongdaemun Design Plaza and Myeong-dong District, Chunggyechen Stream and major shopping malls. The hotel is a stone's throw away from the subway lines 2, 4, and 5, which links to the rest of Seoul.

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