Rodeo Drive. The hotel is also within easy reach of Jongno, one of the oldest downtown districts of Seoul, and Dongdaemun, an old marketturned technology hub, home to Zaha Hadid’s Dongdaemun Design Plaza. home-made pastas, woodfired meats and seafood, and desserts prepared in an open kitchen-in-the-round. Private groups can also dine in The Cellar, a private room surrounded by a walk-in wine cellar housing over 3,000 bottles. Japanese dining roomcum-whisky den Timberhouse is inspired by Korea’s ancient wooden hanok houses. The Lounge on the top floor – very open and not particularly relaxing due to the ebb and flow of guests arriving and leaving – serves authentic Western and Korean cuisine, such as bibimbab and sweet ice shavings dish bingsu with panoramic city views.