AccorHotels’ upscale Novotel brand has opened its 500th hotel worldwide-Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun Hotels and Residences. The Novotel property features Heunginjimun’s (a historical landmark) iconic leaves motif.

The 523-key hotel has accommodation types like Executive, Premier, Deluxe rooms and Dongdaemun suites. In-room amenities offered here are high-speed internet, full HD television, temperature control system and voice-recognition speaker.

Its F&B outlets include the all-day dining restaurant Food Exchange serving Korean, Japanese, Chinese, and global food and the Gourmet Bar for French-inspired cocktails and beverages. The Social 21 rooftop bar at the hotel serves some of the finest spirits along with an uninterrupted view of the city skylines.

An indoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and kids play zone are the recreational facilities available at Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun. The hotel also has the Grand ballroom, meeting and boardrooms for organising large and small gatherings.

For business travellers, the hotel offers club privileges including breakfast, afternoon tea and daily happy hour at its Executive lounge.

Patrick Basset, the chief operating officer of AccorHotels, Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia said, “The opening of Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun Hotels and Residences heralds an era of new beginnings for the Novotel brand with the property’s first mixed-use flagship development that combines a hotel and residences. Seoul is the heart of the national design scene and competes on the world stage as a technological powerhouse – this stunning newly built property combines these two strengths and transposes them onto experiential stays for leisure, business, and family travellers.”