The Grand Ambassador Seoul "associated with Pullman" is located between the Gangnam district and the central downtown area. It is a 10- minute journey to reach the Itaewon, Namdaemum, or Dongdaemun markets. A shuttle bus runs every 90 minutes to Incheon International Airport.
The hotel opened in 1955 and was most recently renovated in 2006 to preserve its 5 star rating. Staff speak good English, and the hotel's buffet breakfast is outstanding. The 6 restaurants in this 19-floor, 5-star hotel include a buffet and a deli, and serve Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Western cuisine. The Gran-A lounge features live music in the evenings.
There are 409 guest rooms. As the hotel is on a hill, most rooms offer views over the city. Rooms have individualized climate control, satellite television, wireless Internet (at extra charge except in Deluxe rooms), and en-suite bathrooms. Standard room amenities include fireplaces in the rooms, mini bars, Internet access, and Satellite TV. There are in-room safes that can accommodate laptops, bathrobes, slippers, and bathrooms with radios and telephones.