Marriott International’s design-led lifestyle brand AC Hotels has opened its first property in Gangnam district, Seoul, South Korea.

Located in the Yeoksam-dong area of Gangnam district, AC Hotel by Marriott Seoul Gangnam is surrounded by various upscale dining, shopping and entertainment venues.

The hotel is a 60-minute drive away from the Incheon International Airport.

It features 274 guestrooms and private pool suites. The hotel’s guestrooms offer open closet system, modern design with furnishings and hardwood floors.

AC Hotels Global Brand leader Jeff Tomczek said: “Seoul is known for its vibrant design scene, making the design-led AC Hotels brand an ideal fit for the city.

“The hotel is set to offer a perfectly orchestrated experience based on purposeful design, flexible spaces and carefully crafted experiences, which will empower our guests to be more creative, productive and fulfilled.”

AC Hotel by Marriott Seoul Gangnam has four premium pool rooms and one pool suite, which has private swimming pools and sunbeds on the terrace.

In the premium pool rooms, guests can enjoy various facilities, such as air purifiers, Bluetooth speakers, Korres toiletries and Nespresso coffee machines.

In addition, the hotel offers some signature amenities including an all-day dining restaurant, a Spanish-inspired AC Kitchen, AC Lounge and the Rooftop bar Kloud and a gym equipped with free weights and cardio equipment, AC Fitness.

Other amenities are a sauna, an indoor playground for kids and a 2,346ft² event space for hosting various events and occasions.

Further, the event space, with floor-to-ceiling windows, offers video meetings and live streaming services, LED media wall along with advanced audio-visual capabilities and can accommodate up to 130 people.

AC Hotel by Marriott recently opened a new hotel in North Carolina, US, featuring 186 guestrooms and other signature amenities.