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By Korea Herald

Published : Aug. 23, 2013 - 19:51

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Luxurious Chuseok gift sets at Park Hyatt Seoul

Cornerstone, the main restaurant of Park Hyatt Seoul, has various gift sets to celebrate Chuseok, on sale from Aug. 16 to Sept. 20. The gift sets include a variety of quality products. A homemade sugar-free tart set is priced at 30,000 won. Homemade chocolate truffles with ginseng, omija and green-tea fillings are priced at 48,000 won. Homemade sour plum syrup is priced at 60,000 won. Organic honey from Worak is priced at 140,000 won. Premium wine and champagne hampers will be available for 170,000 won to 450,000 won. All prices include tax. Additional charges apply for parcel services. Reservations and inquiries can be made at (02) 2016-1220. 

2nd anniversary celebrations at the Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel

On Sept. 13 Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel will host its “Over the Sky Party” to commemorate the hotel’s second anniversary. Lobby Lounge Bar will provide a cocktail show by Bacardi Korea’s top mixologist, Kim Bong-ha. Guests attending the event will have the chance to draw vouchers for the hotel’s restaurants, the wine social club, Grey Goose vodka and more for 20,000 won per person with two complimentary cocktails. For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 2211-1740. Café Deli by Sheraton will also have an Illy coffee class starting at 1 p.m., Sept. 13 to 16. Prices are 20,000 won per class. For more information, call (02) 2211-1730. There will also be online events at the hotel’s official Facebook page. 

Lotte Hotel Seoul offers relaxing Thanksgiving packages

Indulge in complete relaxation over the Chuseok holiday with Lotte Hotel Seoul’s special Thanksgiving packages from Sept. 13 to 25. For 230,000 won “The Simple Package” includes one night’s stay in the Superior Room, breakfast for two, two tickets to Lotte cinema, and more. Add 30,000 won and enjoy “The Lazy Package” which provides a Deluxe Club Room upgrade with Club Lounge benefits and room service. For a thoughtful gift to an exhausted spouse, consider “The Total Healing Package” which features a spa program, Club Lounge benefits and more. All package guests will receive a surprise Thanksgiving gift from among a TUMI passport case, Montblanc notepad, restaurant vouchers and others. Prices listed exclude VAT and service charges. For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 759-7311. 

Autumn healing in the city

The Plaza Hotel Seoul is introducing “Autumn Aromas” packages from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30. Guests will be able to choose from two packages, “Relaxing Aromas” and “Healing Aromas.” The “Relaxing Aromas” package includes one night in the Deluxe Room and an afternoon tea set for two at The Lounge. “Healing Aromas” is only available on weekends and includes one night in the Deluxe Room and a healing art tour for two. The tour will visit art galleries in Samcheong-dong and Seocheon-gun area. Prices for both packages start from 200,000 won excluding VAT and service charge, and guests will also have other benefits such as complimentary use of the fitness center and pool. For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 310-7710. 

Chuseok gift sets at the Grand Hilton Seoul

Grand Hilton Seoul is offering a variety of gift sets for the Chuseok season. For 1.76 million won (including tax), “Sommelier’s Recommended Wine Collection” includes Penfold’s Grange Wine 2008, made famous for its fragrant raspberry, honey, plum scent and distinct taste of dark chocolate. The package also includes foie gras or caviar, cheese, and salami. Yeonggwang dried yellow corvine sets are 99,000 won, and Chuseok gift baskets are 220,000 won. Hoengseong beef rib sets are priced at 330,000 won. Other fresh meat sets and various hotel and buffet restaurant coupons are also available. For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 2287-08989.