Rosewood Hotel Group has announced plans for its first property in South Korea.
The 250-room Rosewood Seoul will be housed within The Parkside Seoul development next to Yongsan Park, with frontage along the city’s along Noksapyeong-daero.
Features will include seven restaurants and bars, 1,800 sqm of events space, and a 4,500 sqm Asaya spa, offering an indoor pool, saunas, a fitness centre and an indoor golf facility.
The property is set to open in 2027, and will form part of a mixed-use development on the site of the city’s former UN command, which when completed will offer high-end retail and residential units, as well as “expansive outdoor space” and the hotel.
Hong Kong headquartered Rosewood currently operates a portfolio of 30 hotels, resorts and residences in 18 countries, with recent openings including Rosewood Vienna and Rosewood Sao Paulo.
Forthcoming properties in the Asia-Pacific region include Rosewood Shenzhen, Rosewood Chengdu, Rosewood Shanghai, and Rosewood Miyakojima.
Commenting on the news Sonia Cheng, Chief Executive Officer of Rosewood Hotel Group, said:
“Seoul is one of Asia’s most dynamic metropolises known for its innovation while simultaneously honoring 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.”