Citadines launches first "apart'hotel" at popular Busan beach

Citadines, a global brand of well-appointed serviced apartments, officially launched its first "apart'hotel" in Korea over the weekend, smack dab in the heart of Haeundae, the country's most popular beachside hot spot.

Now accepting reservations, the 468-room Citadines Haeundae offers safe and comfortable accommodations for both tourists and business travelers, whether it be for a short weekend getaway or long-term stay.

The accommodations offer all the spaciousness of an apartment, while also providing all the perks and the services of a hotel. Citadines' guests can choose between studio or one-bedroom apartments, which are fully furnished with a separate living room and a fully equipped kitchen with laundry facilities.

Directly connected by walkway to Busan Haeundae subway station, the Citadines Haeundae property -- The Ascott Limited's largest Citadines-branded apart'hotel -- is not only conveniently located just minutes from the bustling beach, but also offer easy access to the downtown area, as well as the suburbs.

Within walking distance from the Citadines Haeundae is the Busan Yachting Center, Jangsan Mountain, Haeundae's hot springs, the Solbat Art Village and the Gwangan Bridge.

Citadines Haeundae Busan is managed by The Ascott Limited, a member of CapitaLand. It is the largest international serviced residence owner-operator with more than 200 properties across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Gulf region. It operates three award-winning brands -- Ascott, Citadines and Somerset -- in more than 90 cities spanning more than 20 countries.

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