This is where we first meet Lee Young-joon (Park Seo-joon) in episode 1 of Why Secretary Kim/What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim (김비서가 왜 그럴까) (tvN, 2018), as he walks through the hotel and outdoor swimming pool area to attend a function – however, his mind is occupied wondering why his secretary Kim Mi-so (Park Min-young) wishes to quit her position. Later in the episode, we see Mi-so rushing to the entrance of the hotel, where Young-joon is waiting for her to send him back home. He presents her with a flower bouquet in the car – not knowing that she has hay fever.
In final episode 16, this is where Young-joon and Mi-so tie the knot, in the presence of family and friends. While the wedding takes place at the Grand Ballroom, the scene where Secretary Seol (Kim Ye-won) runs into Park Yoo-sik (Kang Ki-young) and Seo-jin (Seo Hyo-rim), and then Young-ok (Lee Jung-min) takes place outside the entrance to the Grand Salon.
Moon Soo-ho (Kim Rae-won) and Jung Hae-ra (Shin Se-kyung) go ice skating at Grand Hyatt’s outdoor ice skating rink [그랜드하얏트 서울 아이스링크] on their date in episode 13 of Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me (흑기사) (KBS2, 2017-18).
This is the hotel that Ji Eun-tak (Kim Go-eun) and Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) stay at in episode 15 of Goblin/Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神 – 도깨비) (tvN, 2016-17).
So Lee-Jeong (Kim Beom) and Choo Ga-Eul (Kim So-Eun) come here for ice-skating pretending to be a couple in episode 16 of Boys Over Flowers/Boys Before Flowers (꽃보다 남자) (KBS2, 2009) only to be followed in secret by Geum Jan-di (Goo Hye-sun) –with Goo Jun-pyo (Lee Min-ho) in tow– who spy on them. But in reality this was Lee-Jeong and Ga-eul’s scheme to get Jan-di and Jun-pyo back together and finally the two of them find themselves alone in one of the hotel’s rooms until Jun-pyo’s mother arrives and Jun-pyo gets taken away by force.
Yoo Eun-ho (Son Ye-jin) and Lee Dong-jin’s (Kam Woo-sung) wedding takes place here in Alone in Love (연애시대) (SBS, 2006).
On her way back to home from a party of Victory Records that took place here in episode 2 of Beautiful Days (아름다운 날들) (SBS, 2001), Kim Yun-Soo (Choi Ji-Woo) is stopped at the entry of this hotel by Lee Min-Chul (Lee Byung-Hun) who passes by her with his car (on his way to a meeting) and he tells her that he will invite her soon to thank her properly for scolding his sister Lee Min-Ji (Shin Min-A) for her bad behavior the other day.
Also seen in Lovers in Paris (파리의 연인) (SBS, 2004). The swimming pool scene, Han Gi-ju (Park Shin-yang) and Gang Tae-young’s (Kim Jung-eun) lobby kiss and Tae-young singing for Gi-ju at the bar as well as their engagement party and the college hockey party took all place here.
Grand Hyatt Seoul [그랜드하얏트 서울] is located in Seoul’s neighbourhood Hannam-dong [한남동], in the Yongsan district [Yongsan-gu/용산구]. In Goblin, the two lovers stay at the Presidential Suite of this hotel.
322 Sowol-ro, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
서울 용산구 소월로 322
Geolocation: 37.539349, 126.997147
Hangangjin Station [한강진역], Seoul subway Line 6, Exit 1
— submitted by Marion KDL
— Why Secretary Kim (ep 16) added by Mich KDL