The unofficial "richest man in the world" and the de facto leader of Saudi Arabia's choice of lodging during his stay in South Korea is garnering attention with his extravagant decision to stay in a suite room that goes for 22 million won ($16,449) a night. According to industry insiders, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived at Seoul Air Base around midnight and spent the night at the Lotte Hotel Seoul, a luxury business hotel situated in central Seoul.
Lotte Hotel Seoul possesses a rich history of having previously housed top guests including Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, President of Indonesia Joko Widodo, former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl, and former President of France Francois Hollande during their visits to South Korea.
The hotel has also hosted international celebrities such as Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, soccer superstar David Beckham, American football player Hines Ward, and actress Sophie Marceau.
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