Urban Resort that leads a new leisure & vacation culture
Walkerhill Hotels & Resorts is a pioneer of Korea’s hotel industry, providing the best lifestyle experience in leisure, culture, and food, as well as creating an environment where visitors can rest comfortably surrounded by nature. The company engages in various businesses, including: Grand Walkerhill Seoul that offers a new leisure culture, Vista Walkerhill Seoul that provides a new and fresh experience, Douglas House where people can experience their own Querencia* within the city, and external businesses such as Darakhyu (Incheon Airport Transit Hotel, Yeosu) for smart travelers.
Having declared its vision of transitioning into an eco-friendly hotel, Walkerhill Hotel & Resort will continue to promote ESG management activities such as acquiring an eco-friendly hotel certification and organizing Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) gift sets with its own ESG stories. KRW 196.8billion in revenue No. 1 in Hotels & Resort category at the National Brand Awards for 5 consecutive years 76,078 customers with membership 43% rejoining rate of paid membership 2020 Business Performance.
From Grand Walkerhill Seoul and Vista Walkerhill Seoul to Douglas House and the transit hotel, premium lounge and capsule hotel Darakhyu at Incheon International Airport, we offer a varied range of hotels with different concepts that balance each other to create synergy. As Korea’s leading hotel company, we will continue with efforts to make customers happy and advance the domestic hospitality industry.
Surrounded by the beautiful Han River and green Mt. Acha, Grand Walkerhilll Seoul is the best resort located in the center of urban area that provides happy travel experiences to customers through convenient facilities and services.
A wide variety of leisure infrastructure and dining options are offered, including strolling trails dotted with seasonally changing attractions, an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the Han River, picnicker-friendly Forest Part, and a library for guests who want to read and rest as well as activity programs run by WALKEEs who are Walkerhill’s leisure experts.
At the convention center composed of 7 multipurpose banquet halls and the classic Aston House, top-notch banquet and wedding services are provided.
We are also highly appreciated by couples, families, and VIP customers for satisfying their needs through the club’s exclusive lounge, which has the best sky view in Korea, and ‘Grand by Walkerhill’ equipped with various types of premium-level rooms.
A lifestyle hotel, Vista Walkerhill Seoul is growing into a platform for the trendsetters and a center of the culture by offering fresh stimulus and new experiences, under the brand slogan, “REFRESHING. VIVIDLY”. Vista collaborates with artists and musicians and provides programs such as VISTART and VISTAGE that introduce to the most recent arts, music, and cultural contents, thereby creating differentiated values of Vista.
The hotel is further differentiated by SKYARD, an outdoor rooftop garden with uninterrupted view of the Han River, and an indoor swimming pool overlooking downtown Seoul beyond whole glass window, presenting mind-blowing hospitality experience in all guest rooms equipped with cutting-edge service infrastructure including AI-enabled voice recognition device NUGU, etc.
Moreover, the Wellness Club, cooperated with Health Connect*, runs wellness programs based on the experts’ one-on-one consulting to suggest various work-out programs for generating vitality and energy in customers’ lives.*Health Connect: A joint healthcare venture of Seoul National University Hospital and SK networks
A quiet forest, one’s own querencia, Douglas House offers a nature-friendly interior design and selected amenities and services for travel so that customers can enjoy their healing tour without being interrupted in their own space. The facility is operated for adults only; thus, it is considered the best place for customers who seek for silent contemplation in the nature within the downtown. The Douglas House is equipped with a dedicated lounge offering light breakfast and happy hour, a library packed with the latest books picked by Choi In-ah Bookstore, and an exclusive garden where guests can immerse themselves in mother nature, offering cultural programs such as Cook & Mix in which customers can learn about cooking, wine, coffee, cocktail from relevant experts and Culture Salon in which they can talk with authors over literary topics.
In addition to the Incheon Airport Transit Hotel and the Matina Premium Lounge, SK networks runs DARAKHU, the Korea’s first capsule hotel and a rest area for smart travelers, at Incheon Airport and Yeosu. Furthermore, Walkerhill Hotels & Resorts offers its proprietary service know-how and brand value to a multitude of customers, with F&B business presence covering Golden Dragon Chinese restaurant at Samil Building, five club houses in major country clubs in Korea, and outside catering service for international events including the President Cup held in 2015.
(for 6 consecutive years)