By Rod Powers
NOTE* According to the Stars and Stripes there has been a lapse in the lease for Dragon Hill Lodge, and Military families may be moving out of a housing complex in Seoul.*
Dragon Hill Lodge is located on Yongsan South Post in Seoul, South Korea, just north of the Han River. Commercial Tel: (82-2) 790-0016 DSN Tel: (315) 738-2222 *Do not attempt to call Military DSN from a civilian telephone Line.
The 394 guest rooms and suites feature a casual, contemporary decor that are specifically designed with comfort and convenience in mind. Each offers a queen-size bed and a sleeper sofa, private baths, color television with satellite channels, radio to include Cinemas and HBO, VCR, DVD player, direct-dial telephone, ironing board, mini refrigerator, coffee maker and fireproof safe. Each room has hi-speed broadband Internet access ability. The Dragon Experience guestrooms are upgraded rooms, which provide guests with superior accommodation offering first-class amenities and range from spacious rooms to suites, with an elegant sitting room and Jacuzzi bath.
If you are traveling on orders and the persons that are accompanying you are not on orders, inform the Lodge upon making your reservation. Room reservations will be accepted up to 365 days prior to departure date for PCS (TLA) only. LEAVE/PASS/TDY will only be accepted 6 months in advance of check-out date. Reservations may be made for a maximum of 30 days for LEAVE/PASS per year based on space available. The rates are subject to change, so are not posted here.
Active duty, retired military, dependents, DOD civilians and all foreign non-Korean military with orders to USFK are eligible to stay at the Lodge. All must present either DD Form 1173 or DD Form 2. Reservations are accepted 24 hours a day.Pets are not alloweds in guest rooms. However, personnel arriving as guests of the hotel are authorized to keep their pets in the loading dock area until 1000 hrs the following morning.
Other Billeting on Post includes:
Walker Center: Free, Call for availability DSN 736-1048
Sports Billeting: $40.00 DSN 724-8830
Religious Center: $20.00 (Leave/Pass), $30.00(TDY) DSN 723-7314
US Embassy Association Suites: $90.00 DSN 738-6124 COMM 397-4487