April 19, 2024

There can be a change in what facilities accommodations are allowed to supply for visitors with out a cost in South Korea, efficient March 29, 2024.

Many accommodations have already moved away from single-use rest room facilities, corresponding to shampoo, conditioner, and bathe gel, however now, in Korea, different single-use facilities, corresponding to dental and shaving kits, are banned and solely obtainable for a cost.

You may entry Conrad Seoul right here.

Conrad Seoul’s E-mail To Visitors:

Heat greetings from Conrad Seoul!

As well as, please kindly observe Korean authorities has introduced that the guestrooms greater than 50 rooms within the lodging enterprise can be prohibited to supply the complimentary single-use facilities efficient March 29, 2024.

Please discuss with beneath; 

Title of the brand new regulation: Useful resource Saving and Recycling Promotion Act

Efficient date: Ranging from twenty ninth of March Friday, 2024

Prohibited complimentary presents: Razor, toothbrush/toothpaste and shampoo/conditioner

The gadgets listed above can be positioned within the drawer close to minibar with worth record.

o    Toothbrush and Toothpaste: KRW 1,000

o    Shaving Equipment: KRW 1,000

o    Youngsters facilities (Wash and Cleaning soap): KRW 2,000

Inclusive 10% Tax

We thanks to your reservation and look ahead to welcoming you quickly!


I typically ask for a shaving equipment or toothpaste, so it might be unlucky if these turn out to be chargeable gadgets in additional international locations.

There was fairly a little bit of resistance, from myself included, when many accommodations moved away from single-use rest room facilities to those pump bottles, however total, I believe that they’ve been fairly properly obtained (if solely they’d all the time work with out points, like this morning at one Marriott resort).

If the value of those facilities is affordable and they’re higher high quality than what you usually discover at accommodations, this isn’t a difficulty, however maybe typically a small annoyance.