Unveiling ‘Grand Josun Busan’: 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 Grand Josun Busan (★★★★★ 5 Star), situated in Dongnae-gu, Busan, 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:

Grand Josun Busan

This luxury hotel is no stranger to my blog. In fact, I’ve previously featured it in my post titled ‘Insider’s Guide to Busan’s Best 5-Star Hotels: Real Reviews Analyzed’.

As a hotel guide residing in Korea, I’ve prepared an objective and insightful analysis based on numerous reviews from both local and global guests, all through a uniquely Korean lens. This aims to engage all your senses and assist in making an informed decision for your unforgettable stay in Korea.

Without further ado, let’s dive right in!

1. About ‘Grand Josun Busan

Before we delve into the detailed analysis, allow me to present a quick overview of Grand Josun Busan

Overlooking Haeundae Beach, this upscale high-rise hotel is conveniently located just a 9-minute walk from the nearest subway station and a 20-minute bus ride from Busan Exhibition and Convention Center.

The modern rooms are furnished with desks, flat-screen TVs, internet access, minibars, as well as tea and coffee makers. Some offer views of the sea. Club rooms come with access to an exclusive lounge. Suites add living spaces for extra comfort. Room service is also available for your convenience.

Dining options include two restaurants, a bakery, and a bar. Other amenities include a fitness studio, beach indoor swimming pool, spa and business center. Breakfast and parking are available too.

Source: Google Maps

‘Grand Josun Busan’

  • Grade : ★★★★★ 5 Star Hotel
  • Address : 292 Haeundaehaebyeon-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
  • Official Website: https://gjb.josunhotel.com/
  • Telephone : +82-051-922-5000
  • Check-in time : 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
Grand Josun Busan: highlights
Grand Josun Busan: facilities

2. In-depth Analysis of Global Guest Reviews

Let’s dive into a thorough analysis based on real guest experiences at Grand Josun Busan.

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: 9.1 / 10, based on 3,568 reviews

Grand Josun Busan: ratings on agoda
Grand Josun Busan: ratings on agoda

Here’s how users who booked through ‘Agoda’ rated Grand Josun Busan. The hotel has earned an exceptional 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.

LocationGrand Josun Busan is located in Haeundae, a key area of Busan and many users praised its location. In particular, most opinions were positive about the proximity of the hotel to Haeundae beach. Also it was noted that there are various restaurants and shops around making it convenient for guests to move around.
Room Rooms generally received positive evaluations as clean and spacious with some users expressing satisfaction with in-room facilities (such as toiletries). However some users felt that room sizes were small relative to the price paid.
BreakfastReviews about breakfast are limited but based on provided information it can be seen that breakfast service was satisfactorily utilized.
FriendlinessThere were numerous comments praising staff members’ kindness and professionalism indicating their service made guests’ stay more enjoyable at the Grand Josun Busan with positive reviews specifically mentioning concierge service.
FacilitiesHotel facilities such as sauna and swimming pool generally received positive evaluations but some users expressed negative opinions about congestion of swimming pool/spa facilities or issues related to access restriction for young children.
PriceSome users evaluated high satisfaction relative to price while others expressed dissatisfaction about cost being excessively high compared to value of the Grand Josun Busan.
OthersThe close proximity to Haeundae beach along with accessibility to nearby restaurants/shops is considered a significant advantage while friendliness/professionalism from staff members also contributed positively towards guests’ stay experience at this hotel.
This hotel received high evaluations in terms of location, staff service and room cleanliness but there were also varying opinions regarding congestion of auxiliary facilities.

2.2. Comprehensive Reviews from ‘Booking.com

Booking.com Ratings: 8.7 / 10, based on 812 reviews

Grand Josun Busan: ratings on booking.com
Grand Josun Busan: ratings on booking.com

Let’s take a look at how users who booked through ‘Booking.com’ rated Grand Josun Busan. The hotel bagged an excellent score of 8.7 out of a possible 10, excelling notably in areas such as ‘Staff’ 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.

LocationGrand Josun Busan is conveniently located right in front of Haeundae Beach, making it ideal for beach walks and outings. There are also many restaurants and street food markets nearby for guests to enjoy.
Room Generally, the rooms are spacious, clean and offer beautiful views through large windows. However, some guests expressed dissatisfaction with the lack of height adjustment for bathroom curtains and the state of cleaning.
BreakfastWhile some guests found the breakfast expensive, others praised it for its taste.
FriendlinessThe staff received positive feedback for their kindness and helpfulness. However, some guests raised issues with language communication.
FacilitiesMany guests were satisfied with using facilities such as swimming pool and gym within the Grand Josun Busan. Especially, facilities for children (baby beds, bathtubs etc.) were well appreciated.
PriceOverall, Grand Josun Busan received good ratings in terms of value for money although some customers pointed out that additional service costs such as meal costs were high.
OthersSome customers expressed disappointment over noise issues within the hotel (especially soundproofing), elevator operation status (slow), robe size etc.
This hotel has received positive evaluations in various aspects including location, facilities and staff friendliness etc., but there were also points to improve such as bathroom curtain issue, cleaning status or soundproofing problems.

2.3. Comprehensive Reviews from ‘Google

Google Maps Ratings: 4.2 / 5, based on 2,153 reviews

Grand Josun Busan: ratings on google maps
Grand Josun Busan: ratings on google maps

Moving on to our next platform for reviews – ‘Google Maps’. Out of a potential perfect score of 5, Grand Josun Busanhas impressively clinched a rating of 4.3. It usually provides ratings by customer type, but strangely, ratings for ‘Grand Josun Busan’ by customer type were not available.”

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.

LocationGrand Josun Busan is situated in an ideal location, right in front of Haeundae Beach. Many guests appreciated this proximity to the beach and other local attractions.
Room Rooms were generally well-received for their spaciousness, cleanliness, and beautiful views. However, some guests noted issues with noise from outside traffic and other rooms.
BreakfastOpinions on breakfast varied – while some found it delicious and worth its price, others felt it was just average or even disappointing.
FriendlinessThe staff at the Grand Josun Busan were often complimented for their service and kindness.
FacilitiesGuests praised the hotel’s facilities like swimming pool but also mentioned that they could be crowded during peak times or not large enough as expected.
PriceThere were mixed opinions regarding value for money – while some guests felt that the experience justified the price, others found it too expensive given certain drawbacks like room size or slow elevators.
OthersCommon complaints included slow elevator service and narrow parking entrance which made it difficult to navigate.
Despite some minor inconveniences such as noise issues or elevator problems etc., many guests enjoyed their stay at Grand Josun Busan due to its excellent location, good facilities, friendly staff members etc.. However, potential improvements could be made in terms of value for money aspect considering its high price point.

3. Showcasing Top-tier Reviews from Korean Guests

Being situated in South Korea, it’s no surprise that Grand Josun Busanplays 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: “Family Fun at Grand Josun Busan: A Review of the Kids Deluxe Room and Pool Experience with Baby””

Summary of the Blog Post

After a night at Paradise Hotel, we moved to Grand Josun Busan located right next door. The interior of the Grand Josun Busan, which was remodeled less than two years ago, was very appealing with its harmonious blend of green and gold tones.

Our children absolutely loved the Kids Deluxe Room. The entire 8th floor is designated as a kids’ area and there are three types of rooms: forest, sky, and sea theme rooms; we chose the Kids Deluxe City View Forest Room.

One advantage of Grand Josun Busan is its lending library where you can borrow baby equipment such as washing machines and dryers etc.. Also there are indoor and outdoor pools available for unlimited use.

At the deli we were able to grab some coffee and cake for a quick bite while there’s also an in-house lounge & bar for guests to relax in comfort.

However despite being labeled as a “Kids Deluxe Room” beyond differing bed designs there weren’t any particular facilities or amenities geared towards children’s entertainment which is something to consider for future visits to Busan.

Source: https://blog.naver.com/noonmool011/222850158709
Grand Josun Busan: lobby

Grand Josun Busan: kids room

Grand Josun Busan: amenities

Grand Josun Busan

Grand Josun Busan

Grand Josun Busan: swimming pool

Grand Josun Busan: swimming pool

Grand Josun Busan

Grand Josun Busan

Grand Josun Busan

Grand Josun Busan

Grand Josun Busan

Source: https://blog.naver.com/noonmool011/222850158709

(* 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
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Fitness center
  • Massage
  • Pool with view
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa/sauna
  • Swimming pool [indoor]
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Cashless payment service
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • Breakfast [buffet]
  • Breakfast [continental]
  • Breakfast service
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service [24-hour]
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Concierge
  • Convenience store
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Doorman
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Heating in public area
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Family room
  • Swimming pool [kids]
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Service animals are welcome
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Car park [charges apply]
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Car power charging station
  • Taxi service
  • Valet parking

4.2. Location

Adress : 292 Haeundaehaebyeon-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan

  • Gimhae International Airport (PUS) 19.8 km
  • Ulsan Airport (USN) 51.2 km
Public transportation
  • Haeundae Subway Station 550 m
  • Jung-dong Subway Station 880 m
Hospital or clinic
  • Byutiseu Dental Clinic 30 m
  • Shinsegae Dept. Store Centum City 3.2 km
Convenience store
  • On-site
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM 1.2 km

4.3. Nearby Attractions

Popular landmarks
  • Haeundae Beach 80 m
  • Gwangandaegyo Bridge 3.3 km
  • Gwangalli Beach 3.6 km
  • Haedong Yonggung Temple 6.3 km
  • Yongdusan Park 13.6 km
  • Taejongdae 13.8 km
  • Jagalchi Market 14.0 km
  • BIFF Square 14.0 km
  • Gamcheon Culture Village 15.5 km
  • Beomeosa Temple 16.2 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Byutiseu Dental Clinic 30 m
  • Haeundae Beach 80 m
  • U2 150 m
  • Haeundae Market 160 m
  • Haeundae Street Market Village 170 m
  • SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium 220 m
  • Yeonsenalssin Clinic 240 m
  • Chamjoeun Dental Clinic 260 m
  • Paradise Casino 300 m
  • Jeong Skin Care 310 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’

Grand Josun Busan: lowest price on Hotels Combined

After searching through ‘HotelsCombined’, the best deal I found was $131 when booking through ‘Expedia’, ‘Hotels.com’, ‘travelocity’, and ‘Orbitz’.

5.2. Price Comparison via ‘Sky Scanner’

Grand Josun Busan: lowest price on Sky Scanner

The lowest price on ‘Sky Scanner’ is $153 for a 1-night stay when booking through ‘Trip.com’, ‘Hotels.com’, and ‘Vio.com’.

5.3. Price Comparison via ‘Trivago’

Grand Josun Busan: lowest price on Trivago

The lowest price on ‘Trivago’ is $130 when booked through ‘Expedia’.

5.4. Official Website of ‘Grand Josun Busan

Grand Josun Busan: lowest price on the official website

I also explored prices directly from the Grand Josun Busan official website. The lowest price confirmed on the official website was confirmed to be $150.

Our analysis reveals that out of all four sites considered, the ‘Trivago’ offers the best deal at USD 130 for a stay at the Grand Josun Busanwhen booking through ‘Expedia’. 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 Grand Josun Busan, 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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