Howard Johnson Hotel makes its debut in South Korea with the opening of Howard Johnson Jeju Seogwipo Harbour. It is the first Howard Johnson in Asia outside China. The 241-room oceanfront hotel is operated under a franchise agreement with local South Korean developed, Windum AMC. Howard Johnson Jeju Seogwipo is located in the Taepyeong-
Howard Johnson Jeju Seogwipo is located in the Taepyeong-ro district. You can walk to cultural highlights and hiking trails such as the Lee Jung-Seop Cultural Street, Seogwipo Maeil Olle Market and Cheon Ji Yeon Waterfall. Jeju island is known for its beaches, waterfalls and volcanic landscape of craters and lava tubes. Enjoy the hike trails and a crater lake at the summit of Hallasan Mountain.
Rooms feature a balcony offer views of either the ocean or mountain, cosy bedding topped with DuPont cotton duvets. Complimentary breakfast is provided at the all-day dining restaurant. There is also a fitness centre, a rooftop terrace with Jacuzzi hot tubs overlooking the ocean, small functions and free Wi-Fi access. The hotel is family-friendly. A service for Very Important Babies offers complimentary rental of bathtubs, cribs, bottle sterilisers and bed safety guards.
Room rates start from KRW89100 for a Deluxe Room. Enjoy free late-night snacks from 8.30 pm to 10 pm till 30 June 2017 as part of the opening festivities. You have a choice of a hot dog and a pint of beer or a warm bowl of udon noodles.
Howard Johnson first originated in 1925 and has been the accommodation of choice for road trippers. Today there are close to 400 Howard Johnson hotels in over a dozen countries.
Photos credit: HoJo Jeju Seogwipo Harbour