Seoul's 123-storey Lotte World Tower and luxury hotel nears opening

Lotte Hotels & Resorts' luxury Signiel Seoul hotel is set to open next month (April) inside Seoul's new Lotte World Tower, becoming the second highest hotel in the world.

Seoul's 123-storey Lotte World Tower and luxury hotel nears opening
Seoul's 123-storey Lotte World Tower and luxury hotel nears opening

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The hotel will begin from the 76th floor of the high-rise, which has been in development for more than eight years at a cost of over £3bn. It will become the sixth largest skyscraper in the world at 555 metres and 123 storeys.

Signiel Seoul will consist of 235 rooms and suites and the highest hotel ballroom in the world. Its signature restaurant STAY will be located on the 81st floor and will be led by three Michelin star French chef Yannick Alleno, who will also design and supervise the food and beverage service for the entire property.

Extravagance and luxury persists throughout the hotel, with groups being able to sip more than 100 kinds of champagne from Asia’s largest champagne bar, or sample Korean cuisine at the Michelin-starred BICENA restaurant or relax at the Evian Spa.

Taking up the remaining floors of the Lotte World Tower will be a concert hall, an aquarium, department store, duty-free shop, a sky-high observatory and the world’s largest indoor amusement park, Lotte World Adventure.

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