L’Escape Hotel [레스케이프호텔]
Kim Do-ki (Lee Je-hoon) is brought here to meet U Data chairman Park Yang-jin (Baek Hyun-jin) in episode 13 (full episode 7) of Taxi Driver/Deluxe Taxi (모범택시) (SBS, 2021).
Vincenzo Cassano/Park Joo-hyeong (Song Joong-ki) explains his plans for Geumga Plaza at this lounge of the hotel to his allies in episode 2 of Vincenzo (빈센조) (tvN/Netflix, 2021).
(translates from French As ‘The Secret Lover’)
This is where Seoul University of Music alumni reunion takes place in episode 3 of Penthouse 2/The Penthouse: War in Life Season 2 (펜트하우스 2) (SBS, 2021). Cheon Seo-jin (Kim So-yeon) initially excused herself from coming saying she was not feeling well, but rushed down when she found out that Oh Yoon-hee (Eugene) was going to turn up.
Sun-woo (Kim Hee-ae) and Yoon-ki (Lee Moo-saeng) are having conversations over dinner at this restaurant when Tae-oh (Park Hae-joon) and Da-kyung (Han So-hee) unexpectedly arrive and being ushered to sit close to their table in episode 9 of The World of The Married/A World of Married Couple (부부의 세계) (JTBC, 2020).
Ha Yoon-chul (Yoon Jong-hoon) finds Cheon Seo-jin (Kim So-yeon) drowning her sorrows here in episode 6 of Penthouse 2/The Penthouse: War in Life Season 2 (펜트하우스 2) (SBS, 2021), and she pleads with him to do what he can for their daughter Ha Eun-byeol (Choi Ye-bin).
Lee Jung-hoon (Kim Dong-wook) and Yeo Ha-jin (Moon Ga-young) come to this bar for a drink with Kim Chul-woong (Lee Sung-joon) in episode 16 (full episode 8) of Find Me in Your Memory (그 남자의 기억법) (MBC, 2020), to celebrate Jung-hoon’s return to his news programme. After getting himself drunk, his wife Choi Hee-sang (Jang Young-nam) comes to get him and knock him to his senses.
Cheon Seo-jin (Kim So-yeon) catches her younger sister in the act of having an affair in this hotel room in episode 2 of Penthouse S3/The Penthouse: War in Life Season 3 (펜트하우스) (SBS, 2020-21), which gives her leverage to
CF Shot Here
— Lee Joon-gi shot a CF at this hotel‘s L’Escape Suite, Royal Suite & Library for Shinsegae Chosun Busan Hotel Ambassador (2019)
MVs filmed here
— SF9: ‘Trauma’ (2021) — L’Escape Suite, Marque D’Amour
— Wonho [원호]: ‘Ain’t About You’ feat. Kiiara (2021) — L’Escape Suite, Marque D’Amour
— Steve Aoki X MONSTA X [몬스타엑스]: ‘Play It Cool‘ (2019) — L’Escape Suite, Royal Suite, Marque D’Amour, Library
L’Escape Hotel [레스케이프호텔], opened in 2018, is a 25-story Parisian-themed boutique hotel with 204 rooms located in Seoul’s neighborhood Hoehyeon [Hoehyeon-dong/회현동] in the Jung District [Jung-gu/중구]. The cocktail bar Marque d’Amour is located on the 26th floor of this hotel; the Library (7F) was inspired by “classical Parisian salons“.
L’Escape was designed by French architect Jacques Garcia with the theme of a “Parisian Escape in the heart of Seoul”. Run by Shinsegae Chosun Hotel, this hotel is part of Shinsegae’s recent venture into the hotel business targeting consumers in their 20s to 40s. Other hotels operated in South Korea by Shinsegae Josun Hotels & Resorts Group, that was established with Chosun Hotel in 1914, are the Westin Chosun and Four Points By Sheraton Hotels [포포인츠바이쉐라톤 서울강남] as well as Centerfield [센터필드].
This hotel is featured as a recommended hotel in the 2022 Forbes Travel Guide.
67 Toegye-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 중구 퇴계로 67
Geolocation: 37.559707, 126.979495
Hoehyeon Station [회현역], Seoul Subway Line 4, Exit 6
(1 min. walk)
— submitted by Mich KDL, updated by Marion KDL; last updated 11/07/2022
— The World of the Married, Penthouse 2 added by Chelle