The ball at Shinwha High School’s trip in episodes 2 and 3 of Boys Over Flowers/Boys Before Flowers (꽃보다 남자) (KBS2, 2009) takes place at this hotel’s Emerald Room. Geum Jan-di (Ku Hye-seon) was told that it is a costume ball and when she appears all dressed up in her superwoman costume, she notices that she was messed about. Min Seo-hyeon (Han Chae-young) gives a helping hand and dresses her adequately for the event.
Oh Dal-ja (Chae Rim) finds herself in a hotel room with Kang Tae-bong (Lee Min-ki) at the end of an eventful Christmas Eve in episode 1 of Dal-ja’s Spring/Dalja’s Springtime/Spring of Dal-ja (달자의 봄) (KBS2, 2007) after she was dumped by her colleague Shin Se-do (Kong Hyung-jin). In episode 3, the launch Show of Uhm Ki-joong’s (Lee Hyun-woo) lingerie brand The Ro: that Dal-ja is in charge of takes place at this hotel in episode 3 and in episode 17, the birthday party for CEO Chang of law firm Lee & Chang takes place at this hotel’s Emerald Room to which Kang Tae-bong (Lee Min-ki) is invited and accompanied by Oh Dal-ja (Chae Rim).
This hotel appears as the hotel managed by Seol Gong-chan (Lee Dong-wook) in My Girl (마이 걸) (SBS, 2005-06).
This hotel appears as Cha Song-joo’s (Kwon Sang-woo) family business in Stairway to Heaven (천국의 계단) (SBS, 2003-04).
Also seen in IRIS (아이리스) (KBS2, 2009).
Lotte Hotel World [롯데호텔 월드] is a five-star hotel belonging to the Lotte Hotels & Resort Group. This specific hotel is directly connected to Lotte World [롯데월드]. It is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Jamsil 3(sam)-dong [잠실3동] in the Songpa District [Songpa-gu/송파구].
It is the hotel’s Emerald Room that is seen in Boys Over Flowers.
This hotel sits just opposite of another hotel of the same group: Lotte World Tower & Mall [롯데월드타워&롯데월드몰].
240 Olympic-ro, Jamsil-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 송파구 올림픽로 240
서울특별시 송파구 잠실동 40-1
Geolocation: 37.511538, 127.099983
Jamsil Station [잠실역], Seoul Subway Line 2 and 8, Exit 3
(3 min. walk)
— submitted by Marion KDL