New build Rosewood Seoul to open in 2027

Rosewood Seoul

[Credit: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates]

South Korea: Real estate developer Eleven D&C Co., Ltd has appointed Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to manage the ultra-luxury Rosewood Seoul.

Located beside Yongsan Park in the city centre, the hotel will form part of The Parkside Seoul, a mixed-use neighbourhood in the former site of the United Nations Command.

When complete, Rosewood Seoul will offer 250 rooms and suites, seven restaurants and bars, and the Asaya spa which will feature multiple treatment rooms, hydrotherapy and relaxation areas, an indoor pool, saunas, fitness centre and an indoor golfing facility.

Other amenities include 1,800 square metres of event space and a kids club, Rosewood Explorers.

The project will be led by American architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, with interiors overseen by Space Copenhagen.

Sonia Cheng, CEO at Rosewood Hotel Group, said: “Seoul is one of Asia’s most dynamic metropolis known for its innovation while simultaneously honouring its distinctive history and heritage. We look forward to exploring this destination through the Rosewood lens and are thrilled to be working with our partners at Eleven D&C Co. to create an elevated lifestyle experience that will bring attention to Seoul amongst a new generation of ultra-luxury travellers.”

Chaiman of Eleven D&C, Seok Oh Eum, said: “We are thrilled to have Rosewood Hotel & Resorts join The Parkside Seoul, a mixed-use development project planned on a site with historical significance in the centre of Seoul. The combination of the dynamic charm of Seoul, a city where the past and the present coexit, and Rosewood’s guiding principles is sure to make [the hotel] a new landmark.”

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