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Seoul Dragon City Hotel

Located in the Yongsan District in Seoul near the Yeouido Business District. It is a stone’s throw away from the Yongsan railway station (ITX & KTX) and three subway lines (1,4 & 6).

Consisting of four brands, multiple bars & restaurants and a world's first four full floors of entertainment suspended between two of the towers. Opened in November, 2017.

Seoul Dragon City
95 Cheongpa-ro 20-gil,
Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04372
South Korea
Phone: +82-2-2223-7000







Reserved rooms at the Seoul Dragon City Hotel — with specially reduced rates for Unleashing Print™ Seoul 2018 participants — are available.


Ibis Styles Superior room


Single room: KRW 108.500 per room, per night

Double room: KRW 123.500 per room, per night

Rates are including breakfast and Wi-Fi (excluding 10% VAT)



Novotel Superior room


Single room: KRW 165.000 per room, per night

Double room: KRW 187.000 per room, per night

Rates are including breakfast and Wi-Fi (excluding 10% VAT)



Novotel Suites


Single room: KRW 187.000 per room, per night

Double room: KRW 209.000 per room, per night

Rates are including breakfast and Wi-Fi (excluding 10% VAT)



In order to benefit from these rates, please follow the below steps:

  1. Visit the website: www.ambatel.com
  2. Put reservation information (Hotel Name / Date / Number of pax) on main page.
  3. Don't forget select "Company reservation"
  4. Key in business registration number and email address at "Login for corporate member" section and login


    Hotel Business Registration Number Email
    Ibis Styles Amvassador Seoul Yongsan CID 203342 jbastarrika@dscoop.org
    Novotel Suite Ambassador Seoul Yongsan CID 203343 jbastarrika@dscoop.org
    Novotel Ambassador Seoul Youngsan CID 203341 jbastarrika@dscoop.org


  5. Choose breakfast / extra bed option
  6. Follow normal reservation process.





The Republic of Korea (herein after Korea) is a country visited by more than ten million international travelers every year. With its long history in culture and tradition, the country has a lot to offer to travelers.

Seoul is a fast-moving modern metropolis and one of the largest cities in the world. Home to over 10 million citizens, it is a friendly city that is easy to get around.



Seoul is one of the world’s best-connected cities. With two international airports and an extensive airport-to-city transportation network. Seoul is also the proud home to two major, award-winning international carriers, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines.

Incheon International Airport, located approximately one hour from Seoul, is one of Asia’s newest transportation hubs. The award-winning airport houses over 64 airline offices and manages over 450 inbound and outbound international and domestic flights every day. It is one of the most technologically advanced airports in the world.

Gimpo International Airport is located 30 minutes from the center of Seoul, in the northwestern part of the city. Gimpo was Korea’s primary international airport before Incheon International Airport was completed in 2001.

There are many ways to get from Incheon International Airport or Gimpo International Airport to Seoul. Most travelers find that airport limousine buses and AREX are the most convenient, but taxis, subways, and car rentals are also available.

AREX is a highspeed railway service that links Incheon International Airport with Gimpo International Airport and Seoul Station in the heart of the city.

More information on accessibility.

Find also here practical details when you arrive in Seoul.


Climate and weather conditions

Seoul enjoys a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are generally hot and humid, with the East Asian monsoon taking place from June until September. Korean autumn begins in September and ends in November. Autumn is a lovely time in Seoul.



The official currency of South Korea is the South Korean Won (KRW or ₩). The currency consists of notes and coins.

In Seoul, you will come across a multitude of banks. They are generally open from 9.30am to 4pm, from Monday to Friday.

You can exchange foreign currencies into Korean Won at a bank, exchange service center, or an authorized currency exchange. The Exchange Service Centers are open every day from 9:30am to 10pm.

Visa, American Express, Diners Club, Master Card and other major credit cards are accepted in Korea. Cash advances are also available at select bank machines.

Cards with the Plus and Cirrus logos are the easiest to use and most widely accepted in Korea. Some ATMs accept most major international bank cards, such as Maestro, Citibank, Citicard, Electron, JCB and others. Most ATM/bank machines operate 24 hours a day, while others are open from 8am to midnight.



The standard plug in Seoul uses 220 Volts and the standard frequency is 60 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in South Korea, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 – 240 V as is in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa.

If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100 V – 127 V as in the US, Canada and most South American countries), you need a voltage converter in South Korea.

Find more information here.


Entry requirements / Visas

An official invitation letter will be sent upon request. You will find this option during the registration process. This letter however does NOT involve any commitments by the Conference Organisers to cover fees, accommodation, travel expenses or other costs connected to the participation in the Meeting.

Foreign nationals entering Korea are generally required to have a valid passport and a Korean visa assigned by overseas branch of Korean embassy or consular offices. However, many are now permitted visa-free for a limited period under certain conditions following the “Citizens of the Countries under the Visa Exemption Agreement.” In order to check whether you are allowed to enter Korea without visa issuance and for other requirements, please contact the Korean immigration offices or visit the following websites to confirm.

Please also check with your travel agent before you confirm your travel.


Health and safety / Emergency phone number

Seoul is a remarkably safe city. The crime rate is very low compared to other major cities around the world. For emergencies call 112 (local police), 119 (fire department), 120 (Seoul's Dasan call center) or 1330 – a nationwide call center of the KTO that can connect you to emergency services.


Language of the conference

The official language of the conference is English.


Public transport


Seoul has an extensive network of public transportation and taxis. Consistently voted as one of the best in the world for its ease of use, cleanliness, and frequency of service, the Seoul subway system is one of the most efficient ways to travel around the city.


Taxis in Seoul are some of the cheapest in the world as well as a useful means of transportation. Taxis can be flagged down on the streets from just about anywhere. Taxi stands are also located around major tourist destinations. Regular, Deluxe, Jumbo, and International taxis are available in Seoul.


Seoul's public bus system is well-developed, cheap, and a convenient form of transportation. All buses are color coded: blue buses connect the outer areas to the inner city, green buses connect subway stations to nearby residential areas, maeul (local) buses travel around small areas, yellow buses travel in a circulation route around the central parts of the city, and red buses connect the city with surrounding areas. However, due to the lack of English signs and information at bus stops, Seoul’s buses can be more difficult to use for first time travelers to Korea.

Find more information here on public transport.


Although tipping is not customary, about 10% tip may be welcomed for service.

Time difference

Seoul is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Meant Time (GMT +9).



Useful links

For more information about South Korea and Seoul you can easily connect to the following websites: