This week, we are going to the capital city of South Korea, Seoul. To reveal the top 6 green hotels there. But how eco-friendly is the city Seoul? Just go into the Seoul City Hall can see how green it is. Named by Guinness World Record as the world’s largest vertical garden in 2013. They have this 7-story high “Green Wall” serves not only as an interior decoration but a natural air cleaner plus air conditioner.
Walking in the city please do visit Cheonggyecheon stream, the inspiring urban design project. It was once pave over for public health reason, but as you can see now it is successfully transformed into a beautiful attraction that cools down the city in the summer, and provides a bit taste of natural in the concrete forest.
This is how green the city Seoul is.
Now, the 6 best green hotels in Seoul:
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul located in the city’s renowned retail and entertainment district, Dongdaemun, the hotel offers guests an unparalleled vantage point from which to explore Seoul. With LEED Gold certificate (The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) they try to reduce energy and water consumption, catalyze our progress and review their performance.
InterContinental Seoul COEX in Gangnam district provides easy access to leisure, business and the DFS Casino with views of Han River and Bongeun Temple. While maximizing guest experiences, they also track, measure and report on their carbon footprint and utility consumption.
Conveniently located near public transportation, Novotel Ambassador Seoul Doksan is an eco-friendly hotel geared mainly towards business travel. They are reducing water use, energy consumption and recycling waste with the goal of limiting carbon footprint.With all sister hotels, they have already planted three million trees as part of a global reforestation project supported by the United Nations.
With over 50 years of history, Grand Ambassador Seoul is a five-star hotel providing the most modern facilities and services. It is centrally located in Seoul and has easy access to major shopping, entertainment, and business areas such as City Hall, Gwanghwamun, Dongdaemun, Myeongdong and Namsan.
Novotel Ambassador Seoul Gangnam is conveniently located in the fashionable Gangnam district. been committed to various causes for many years and has never stopped pushing boundaries. Their sustainable department works on energy saving, recycling, and is committed to local society.
Located in downtown Seoul, 1.5 miles from Seoul’s business district, cultural hotspots and shopping centers. The 5-star hotel is not only luxury but caring about environment. Strive to operate as efficiently as possible across our entire value chain. For a low carbon future, they reduce and monitor energy and water use.