Unveiling ‘Andaz Seoul Gangnam’: Authentic Reviews from Korean Travelers and an In-depth Price Breakdown!

Last Updated on December 10, 2023 by HB

Welcome, travelers to Korea! Are you considering a stay at the Andaz Seoul Gangnam (★★★★★ 5 Star), situated in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea? Or perhaps you’ve already secured your reservation? Then you’ve landed at the right place on my blog!!

I, HB (Hotel Boy 😎), am committed to providing you with the most comprehensive reviews of Korea’s finest hotels, unrivaled by anyone worldwide!

In this post, I have compiled the following information:

Andaz Seoul Gangnam

Drawing from numerous reviews from both local and global guests alike, we have prepared an insightful analysis that promises to engage all your senses. And above all else, we aim to assist you in making an informed decision for your memorable stay in Korea. Without further ado – let’s dive right in!

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1. About ‘Andaz Seoul Gangnam

Before we delve into the detailed analysis, allow me to present a quick overview of Andaz Seoul Gangnam.

Source: Agoda

Connected to Apgujeong metro station, this modern hotel along a bustling road with shops and eateries is a 26-minute train ride from the National Museum of Korea. It’s a half-hour by train from N Seoul Tower, a sky scraper with a revolving restaurant.

Stylish, colorful rooms feature flat-screen TVs, sitting areas and coffeemakers, as well as minifridges with complimentary snacks and soft drinks. Room service is available. Suites add separate living rooms; some have balconies.

Dining options include a sleek restaurant and a bright pastry shop. There’s also a fitness center, a spa and an indoor pool.

Source: Google Maps

Andaz Seoul Gangnam

  • Grade : ★★★★★ 5 Star Hotel
  • Address: 854 Nonhyeon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
  • Official Website: https://www.hyatt.com
  • Telephone : +82-02-2193-1234
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
Andaz Seoul Gangnam: highlights

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: facilities

2. In-depth Analysis of Global Guest Reviews

Let’s dive into a thorough analysis based on real guest experiences at Andaz Seoul Gangnam.

Remember, these reviews encompass perspectives not just from Korean guests, but also those hailing from various corners of the globe. Our forthcoming review draws heavily upon data gathered across platforms like ‘Agoda’, ‘Booking.com’, and ‘Google Maps’.

2.1. Comprehensive Reviews from ‘Agoda

Agoda Ratings: 8.9 / 10, based on 439 reviews

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: ratings on agoda
Andaz Seoul Gangnam: ratings on agoda

Here’s how users who booked through ‘Agoda’ rated Andaz Seoul Gangnam.

Andaz Seoul Gangnam has earned an excellent score of 9.1 out of a possible 10, shining particularly in areas such as ‘Cleanliness’, ‘Location’, and ‘Service’.

What follows is an exhaustive analysis of guest reviews, with our main focus on recent comments to maintain both relevance and freshness.

LocationMost users highly rated the location of Andaz Seoul Gangnam. In particular, they emphasized that the hotel is located in the center of Seoul and is directly connected to the subway. They also found it attractive that various restaurants, shops, and tourist attractions are nearby.
Room The evaluation of the size and design of the room varied. Some users rated that the room was spacious and had a sophisticated design, but some users expressed dissatisfaction with the cleanliness of the room. In particular, some users requested an improvement in cleaning services, saying that the cleaning status of the room was not good.
BreakfastThe opinion on breakfast was not clearly manifested, but some users mentioned that they enjoyed breakfast.
FriendlinessMost users positively evaluated the friendliness and professionalism of the staff. In particular, there were many evaluations that the service of the staff was of the highest level. However, some users also expressed dissatisfaction with the service of the staff.
FacilitiesThe evaluation of Andaz Seoul Gangnam’s facilities was generally positive. In particular, users expressed satisfaction with using the spa and fitness center. But some users were disappointed that the sauna was not included.
PriceThe opinion on satisfaction for the price varied among users. Some users expressed that the price of the Andaz Seoul Gangnam was expensive, but others rated the price as reasonable because of their high satisfaction with the hotel’s services and facilities.
OthersSome users emphasized the modern design and luxurious atmosphere of Andaz Seoul Gangnam. Also, the satisfaction with the convenience facilities and services provided by the hotel was high.
Overall
Opinion
The advantages include the location of Andaz Seoul Gangnam, the friendliness of the staff, the sophisticated design, and convenient facilities. The disadvantages include the cleanliness of some rooms and the high price. However, users were generally satisfied with the hotel and rated the location and service of the staff highly.

2.2. Comprehensive Reviews from ‘Booking.com

Booking.com Ratings: 8.6 / 10, based on 473 reviews

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: ratings on booking.com
Andaz Seoul Gangnam: ratings on booking.com

Let’s take a look at how users who booked through ‘Booking.com’ rated Andaz Seoul Gangnam.

Andaz Seoul Gangnam bagged an excellent score of 8.6 out of a possible 10, excelling notably in areas such as ‘Cleanliness’ and ‘Location’.

Next up is an exhaustive analysis of guest reviews. Just like with Agoda, we’ve concentrated on recent comments to ensure that our insights stay timely and relevant.

LocationThe majority of reviews praised Andaz Seoul Gangnam’s location, highlighting the convenience of having a subway station right in front of the hotel. In particular, its proximity to Apgujeong Rodeo Street was commended.
Room The rooms were generally found to be clean, spacious, and the bedding comfortable. However, some reviewers pointed out the downside of poor soundproofing, as noises from vehicles and conversations from people passing through the hallway could be heard. Additionally, some mentioned that the response to requests was slow.
BreakfastOpinions on breakfast were mixed. While some praised the variety and taste, others felt that it lacked diversity and quality for the price.
FriendlinessThere were many positive comments about the friendliness of the staff. However, some reviewers expressed criticism about the service of the staff, particularly at the front desk.
FacilitiesMany gave positive feedback about the hotel’s facilities such as the swimming pool, fitness center, and kids lounge. However, some reviewers pointed out the lack of a proper ventilation system in the swimming pool.
PriceOpinions varied in terms of satisfaction for the price. While some felt that the price of the hotel adequately reflected its luxury and comfort, others expressed that it was overpriced.
OthersSome reviewers praised the design of the hotel. However, some expressed dissatisfaction about the unavailability of certain facilities (e.g., balcony).
Overall
Opinion
Andaz Seoul Gangnam received high overall satisfaction in terms of location, facilities, and service. However, some reviewers expressed dissatisfaction about the price, soundproofing, and certain aspects of the service.

2.3. Comprehensive Reviews from ‘Google

Google Maps Ratings: 4.6 / 5, based on 1,170 reviews

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: ratings on google maps
Andaz Seoul Gangnam: ratings on google maps

Moving on to our next platform for reviews – ‘Google Maps’. Out of a potential perfect score of 5, ‘Andaz Seoul Gangnam’ has impressively clinched a rating of 4.4. What’s intriguing is that unlike other review platforms that categorize scores by specific features or services, Google Maps rates hotels according to guest types. Here we see business guests awarding Andaz Seoul Gangnam with their top ratings of 4.4.

Following this, we present you an exhaustive analysis of guest reviews. – just as with Agoda and Booking.com cases – we’ve prioritized recent comments to keep our insights relevant and timely.

LocationThe location of the hotel received positive reviews from the majority of reviewers. The fact that it is located right next to a subway station was highlighted for its convenience.
Room The rooms were generally seen as clean and spacious. The size and design of the bathrooms, in particular, received positive remarks. However, some reviewers mentioned that the room size was somewhat small.
BreakfastOpinions about breakfast varied. While some reviewers praised the breakfast as excellent, others criticized the lack of variety.
FriendlinessMany reviewers expressed positive opinions about the friendliness and professionalism of the staff. However, some expressed dissatisfaction with the check-in experience and concierge service.
FacilitiesAndaz Seoul Gangnam’s facilities, especially the swimming pool and spa, received positive reviews. However, some reviewers criticized the appearance of the hotel’s infrastructure as deteriorating.
PriceOpinions on satisfaction in terms of price varied. While some reviewers stated that Andaz Seoul Gangnam’s services and facilities fully reflect the price, others expressed the opinion that the price was excessive.
OthersSome reviewers praised the modern design and cleanliness of the hotel. However, some expressed dissatisfaction with certain services, such as slow check-in.
Overall
Opinion
Andaz Seoul Gangnam received high overall satisfaction in terms of location, facilities, and service. However, some reviewers expressed dissatisfaction about the price, room size, and certain aspects of the service.

3. Showcasing Top-tier Reviews from Korean Guests

Being situated in South Korea, it’s no surprise that Andaz Seoul Gangnamplays host to a significant number of Korean guests. In my quest for understanding guest experiences, I’ve come across a plethora of reviews penned by Koreans. Allow me to share some of these standout reviews with you.

3.1. Best Review: “Recommended Seoul Hotel: Andaz Seoul Gangnam – One of Only Four in Asia under the Hyatt Brand / Review of Andaz King Bed Deluxe Room (Including Breakfast)”

Summary of the Blog Post

Today, I’d like to introduce you to a hotel perfect for a staycation, ‘Andaz Seoul Gangnam’, a part of the Hyatt brand. This hotel is located right next to the exit 3 of Apgujeong station, providing a convenient location for foreigners visiting nearby plastic surgery clinics.

Andaz, a luxury brand of Hyatt, first opened in London and Korea is the fourth in Asia to open such a brand. The exterior of the hotel exudes a modern, urban vibe, and though the interior is modest, it gives off a sophisticated atmosphere.

The ‘King Bed Deluxe Room’, where we stayed, was surprisingly spacious with ample storage spaces, making it convenient for those planning a long stay. Also, the room featured a large bathtub, and the shower space and toilet were separated, which was very convenient. Most of the drinks and snacks in the minibar were offered for free, which further enhanced the comfort of our stay.

The breakfast had a variety of menus, and each dish was prepared with care. The servers were friendly, and the quality of the food and coffee was excellent.

However, the location of Andaz Seoul Gangnam in Apgujeong may not be suitable as a lodging for sightseeing. And it was a bit disappointing that the soundproofing was not effective, with the noise from the road traffic audible. But apart from that, we were very satisfied and would like to visit this hotel again.

Source: https://blog.naver.com/oxaries1853/223049408929

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: lobby

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: bathroom

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: amenities

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: amenities

Andaz Seoul Gangnam

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: breakfast

Source: https://blog.naver.com/oxaries1853/223049408929

(* For a detailed review, I recommend visiting the original article.)

4. Quick Overview of Hotel Information

4.1. Amenities and Facilities

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Korean
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Fitness center
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa/sauna
  • Swimming pool [indoor]
Cleanliness and safety
  • Breakfast in room
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Concierge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Grooming service
  • Heating in public area
  • Invoice provided
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Family room
Access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms
  • Soundproof rooms
Getting around
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Valet parking
Available in all rooms
  • Adapter
  • Air conditioning
  • Air purifier
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobes
  • Blackout curtains
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Closet
  • Clothes rack
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Desk
  • Dining table
  • Dressing room
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free bottled water
  • Fruits/snacks
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic
  • In-room safe box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laptop safe box
  • Linens
  • Mini bar
  • Mirror
  • Pool facilities
  • Private bathroom
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator
  • Safety/security feature
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Seating area
  • Shower
  • Sleep comfort items
  • Slippers
  • Smoke detector
  • Socket near the bed
  • Soundproofing
  • Streaming service like Netflix
  • Swimming pool [direct access]
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Trash cans
  • Trouser press
  • Wake-up service
  • Window
  • Wine glasses

4.2. Location

Adress: 854 Nonhyeon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Airports
  • Gimpo Airport (GMP) 20.6 km
  • Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) 51.7 km
Public transportation
  • Apgujeong Subway Station 130 m
  • Hak-dong Subway Station 1.3 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Wild Oriental Hospital In Gangnam 460 m
Shopping
  • Myeong-Dong Walking Street 5.8 km
Convenience store
  • Family Mart 120 m

4.3. Nearby Attractions

Popular landmarks
  • National Museum of Korea 4.3 km
  • N Seoul Tower 4.6 km
  • The War Memorial of Korea 4.7 km
  • Namdaemun Market 5.8 km
  • Myeong-Dong Walking Street 5.8 km
  • Lotte World 6.3 km
  • Insadong 6.6 km
  • Changdeokgung Palace Complex 6.8 km
  • Bukchon Hanok Village 7.0 km
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace 7.5 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Soo Bone 60 m
  • Apgujeong Subway Station 130 m
  • Gallery Gainro 250 m
  • Hyundai Department Store Apgujung 290 m
  • Gallery Indeco 330 m
  • Dadohwarang 390 m
  • Coreana Art & Culture Complex 400 m
  • Wild Oriental Hospital In Gangnam 460 m
  • Cheongjakhwarang 480 m
  • Sinsa Arcade 530 m

5. Diving into Price Analysis

Finally, let’s delve into arguably one of the most critical categories in hotel reviews – pricing.

To pinpoint where you can get your money’s worth, I’ll be comparing rates from renowned hotel comparison platforms like ‘HotelsCombined,’ ‘SkyScanner,’ and ‘Trivago.’

Our criteria for this low-price hunt? A one-night stay from Wednesday to Thursday for two guests in a single room—breakfast excluded (as it often significantly bumps up costs).

5.1. Price Comparison via ‘HotelsCombined’

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: lowest price on HotelsCombined

After searching through ‘HotelsCombined’, the best deal I found was $258 when booking through ‘Agoda’, ‘Booking.com’, ‘Expedia’, ‘Hotels.com’, etc. The majority of websites showed the same lowest price.

5.2. Price Comparison via ‘Sky Scanner’

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: lowest price on Sky Scanner

The lowest price on ‘Sky Scanner’ is $283 for a 1-night stay when booking through ‘Hotels.com’, ‘Agoda’, and ‘Vio.com’.

5.3. Price Comparison via ‘Trivago’

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: lowest price on Trivago

Sky Scanner’s lowest price for a one-night stay, when booked through ‘Super.com’, is an enticing $239.

Intrigued by the unfamiliarity of ‘Super.com’ and its notably lower prices compared to other platforms, I decided to explore this link. Indeed, I was able to confirm that a reservation could be made for a mere $239. Personally, I found these results to be quite fascinating.

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: lowest price on Super.com

5.4. Official Website of ‘Andaz Seoul Gangnam

Andaz Seoul Gangnam: lowest price on the official website of the hotel

I also explored prices directly from the Andaz Seoul Gangnam official website. The lowest price on the official hotel website was $260, based on non-member rates.

Our analysis reveals that out of all four sites considered, ‘Trivago’ offers the best deal at USD 239 for a stay at the Andaz Seoul Gangnam when booking through ‘Super.com’. You might want to keep this information handy while booking.

★ Do bear in mind, these rock-bottom prices are subject to change based on your stay dates and when you’re conducting your search.

★ Also crucial to remember – today’s best deal doesn’t necessarily promise future savings.

★ Consider this ‘Lowest Price Analysis’ as a guiding light rather than an absolute rule.

★ For savvy hotel booking, I’d recommend revisiting these comparison sites during your accommodation planning phase – you never know when you might stumble upon an even better deal!”


And with that, we wrap up our review of the Andaz Seoul Gangnam, seen through a distinctly Korean lens.

Yours truly, HB – your trusted guide to best hotels in Korea. Stay tuned for more insightful reviews on Korea’s hospitality gems!


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