Marriott International has announced the opening of the Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Pangyo. Located in the heart of the Pangyo Techno Valley, a rising information technology cluster in Seongnam city, the 282-room hotel is just a three minute walk away from the Pangyo subway station which gives direct access to Seoul Gangnam in just 16 minutes with easy access to all southern Gyeonggi areas.
Commenting on the occasion, Don Cleary, Marriott International’s chief operations officer for Asia Pacific, said: “We are delighted to be opening this Courtyard hotel as the first Marriott branded property in Korea’s Gyeonggi province and are proud to be the first hotel to be built in this emerging IT business hub.
“In Mirae Asset we have found an excellent partner and we look forward to a long association with them to ensure the ongoing success of this exciting hotel.”
For the discerning frequent business travellers, Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Pangyo implements a 100 per cent smoke-free policy throughout the hotel and offers three thoughtfully designed room types ranging in size from 26 to 42 square meters, all equipped with a 40” ﬂat screen smart TV, comfortable work desk and ergonomic chair and high-speed Internet access to help guests stay more productive.
Also, an Executive Lounge is located on the top 19th floor for executive floor guests offering complimentary daily breakfast, evening happy hour service with canapés, complimentary coffee and tea and free meeting room usage benefits.
Paul Cannings, Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Pangyo’s general manger also commented: “It is very exciting to introduce Marriott International’s vision for smart business travel which combine innovative technology with contemporary design and comfort through this new Courtyard property in this developing city and with our optimum location, we hope to build a strong presence in the area targeting business travellers and local residents.”
The complex is a 19-story building, with the hotel occupying the 8th floor and above with offices, retail shops, restaurants and coffee houses situated in floors below. The hotel is efficiently designed to satisfy the convenience of guests through its “one stop” layout with the lobby, restaurant and bar and meeting rooms located on the eighth floor.
Guests and locals can experience the healthy, international flavours that all-day-dining restaurant MoMo Café showcases in the vibrant open kitchen and live cooking stations. The adjoining MoMo Bar serves a selection of snacks, beverages and spirits with an outdoor terrace overlooking the Pangyo Techno Valley.
Moreover, seven multi-functional meeting rooms are ideal for a business meeting or social purposes with a dedicated Event Manager to coordinate the event from start to finish.