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4-star Gwangju hotel close to 5-18 Memorial Park

Popular property highlights

Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Indoor pool
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in the heart of Gwangju, this spa hotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from 5-18 Memorial Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of 1913 Songjeong Station Market and Yangdong Market. Geumnam-ro Street and Daein Market are also within 6 mi (10 km). Sangmu Station is 13 minutes by foot.

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 203 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and comforts like premium bedding and pillow menus. Other amenities available to guests include refrigerators, room service, and electric kettles.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: KRW 29700 for adults and KRW 14850 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: KRW 30000.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 19

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea) and Clean Promise (IHG).

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Car not required

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Debit cards not accepted

Protective clothing is not available to guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property follows regional sanitization guidelines CESCO (S. Korea)

No cribs (infant beds) available

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)

LGBTQ friendly

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Parking height restrictions apply

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Number of children who can stay free - 2

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for KRW 30000.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

A car is not required for transportation to and from this property.

Parking height restrictions apply.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea) and Clean Promise (IHG).

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Hotel Names

  • Gwangju Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Gwangju
  • Holiday Inn Hotel Gwangju
  • Holiday Inn Gwangju Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Gwangju
  • Gwangju, An Ihg Hotel Gwangju
  • Holiday Inn Gwangju, an IHG Hotel Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Gwangju, an IHG Hotel Gwangju
  • Holiday Inn Gwangju, an IHG Hotel Hotel Gwangju

National Rating

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Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from May 11 2021 to May 11 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from February 1 to April 30:

  • Bar/Lounge

The following facilities are closed on Monday:

  • Full-service spa

Property Features

In addition to a full-service spa, Holiday Inn Gwangju, an IHG Hotel features an indoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a grocery/convenience store. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center. Event facilities measuring 20172 square feet (1874 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers a sauna, spa services, and multilingual staff. Complimentary covered self parking and covered valet parking are available on site, along with a car charging station.

Holiday Inn Gwangju, an IHG Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Covered parking
  • Uncovered parking
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Secured parking
  • Covered parking
  • Uncovered parking
  • Free self parking
  • Secured parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free valet parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1874
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Total number of rooms - 203
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Full-service spa
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Electric car charging station
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Sauna
  • Health club
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20172
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Gwangju, an IHG Hotel offers 203 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, bidets, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Bidet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Slippers
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Down comforter
  • Pillow menu
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Electric kettle
  • Number of bedrooms - 1
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Food & Drink

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Hourglass Restaurant - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Dionysos Cafe&Bar - This café serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from room service (during limited hours).

Spa Services

SPA SOBE has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

The spa is open select days.

  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a health club, and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Free bicycles nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby

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