The Best Hotels in Seoul

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Seoul. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

Rated 9.3 in 766 reviews

Just steps from Gwanghwamun Plaza, Four Seasons Hotel Seoul boasts commanding city views and features 5 in-house dining… See more

Just steps from Gwanghwamun Plaza, Four Seasons Hotel Seoul boasts commanding city views and features 5 in-house dining, a state-of-the art fitness facilities and traditional Korean saunas. The royal Gyeongbokgung Palace, Sejong Art Center, Cheonggyecheon Stream and the city hall are all within a 10-minute walk from the luxurious 5-star hotel.

All of the modern and stylish rooms and suites offer floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the historical city centre. There are a flat-screen LCD TV, remote-controlled drapes and an iPad Mini to access hotel services including 24-hour in-room dining.

Guests can choose from Korean, Cantonese, Japanese, Italian or international fusion cuisine at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul. Bar Boccalino and Charles H. are ideal for enjoying an exotic cocktail or a vast selection of wine.

Golf Experience allows guests to tee up indoors with 3-D renditions of the renowned golf courses around the world. Customised personal training is available at the fitness centre. Korean sauna facilities is located on the ninth floor and includes dry and wet sauna rooms, baths, a TV lounge and beds for midday naps.

Reception and business services are available 24 hours at Four Seasons Hotel Seoul. WiFi is available free of charge. Valet parking is available at an extra charge. From Four Seasons Hotel Seoul, Gimpo Airport is a 40-minute drive and Incheon International Airport is a 70-minute drive west.

Rooms from $402

Lotte Hotel Seoul

Rated 8.5 in 2197 reviews

Linked to Euljiro 1-ga Subway Station (Line 2) and Lotte Department Store, this luxury hotel provides 10 food and… See more

Linked to Euljiro 1-ga Subway Station (Line 2) and Lotte Department Store, this luxury hotel provides 10 food and beverage options and rooms with an LCD TV. Guests can also make use of the fitness centre and spa.

Modern rooms feature carpeted flooring and views of the city. They are equipped with a desk, minibar and safe. The private bathroom comes with a shower and bathrobes and slippers are provided.

Guests can enjoy a variety of cuisines including French, Italian, Chinese and local specialties. La Seine offers an international buffet and a live kitchen. Peninsula Lounge & Bar serves beverage and dessert along with an afternoon tea set. Local dining and nightlife activities can be enjoyed in the nearby area.

After a long day, a swim can be enjoyed at the indoor swimming pool or with a session in the sauna. A tour desk is available for day trip arrangements.

Lotte Hotel Seoul is located within the Myeongdong area, which has numerous shopping and entertainment options. A 10-minute walk from the hotel leads to Namdaemun Gate and Namdaemun traditional market. Gimpo International Airport is a 40-minute drive away while Incheon International Airport is an hour's drive.

Rooms from $226

Park Hyatt Seoul

Rated 8.8 in 361 reviews

This luxurious 5-star property in Gangnam comes with an indoor heated pool, a top-floor gym and spa, as well as free… See more

This luxurious 5-star property in Gangnam comes with an indoor heated pool, a top-floor gym and spa, as well as free WiFi throughout its grounds. Less than a minutes' walk from Samseong Subway Station (Line 2), Park Hyatt Seoul features 3 dining options and special disabled-friendly facilities.

Designed with natural oak and stone, the stylish guestrooms and suites all have floor-to-ceiling windows with city views. A flat-screen TV, reclining chair and minibar are included. The en suite granite bathrooms have an over-sized bathtub and a refreshing rainshower.

Park Hyatt Seoul is a 5-minute walk from COEX Seoul and 4 km from the dining area of Gangnam. Gimpo Airport is 45 km away, while Incheon International Airport is a 1-hour and 10-minute drive from the hotel.

Cornerstone restaurant specialises in grilled meats and seafood, as well as home-made pastas. Authentic Korean and Western food are available at The Lounge. The themed Timber House has a sake and soju bar, as well as fresh sashimi and sushi.

Guests can make use of the on-site business centre, or request for laundry and dry cleaning services. Luggage can be stored at the 24-hour front desk.

Rooms from $350

Signiel Seoul

Rated 9.2 in 580 reviews

Located between floors 76 and 101 of Lotte World Tower, Signiel Seoul boasts panoramic views of Seoul in all 235 rooms… See more

Located between floors 76 and 101 of Lotte World Tower, Signiel Seoul boasts panoramic views of Seoul in all 235 rooms. This five-star hotel features a champagne bar, Michelin-starred restaurant, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre and banquet facilities. It is also directly connected to Jamsil Subway Station (Line 2 and 8) through an underground passage and provides free WiFi access throughout the entire property.

All rooms are carpeted and fitted with a minibar, fridge, coffee machine, safety deposit box and flat-screen TV. En suite bathroom includes a hairdryer, free toiletries, slippers and toilet with an electronic bidet.

Staff at Signiel Seoul can assist guests with luggage storage, valet parking and concierge services. Dry cleaning, laundry, trouser press and ironing services are available at a surcharge.

Awarded with 1 Michelin star, BICENA provides Korean-style dishes for lunch and dinner. Guests can also enjoy French gourmets at STAY restaurant which is owned by 3-star Michelin chef Yannick Alléno.

Signiel Seoul is 7 km from Gangnam Station, while COEX Mall is under a 20-minute drive away. The nearest airport is Gimpo Airport, a 45-minute drive away, while Incheon International Airport is under a 70-minute drive from the hotel.

Rooms from $370

Hotel28 Myeongdong

Rated 9.2 in 1855 reviews

Designed with a cinematic theme, Hotel28 Myeongdong is Korea's first hotel to be a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the… See more

Designed with a cinematic theme, Hotel28 Myeongdong is Korea's first hotel to be a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World Ltd. This boutique hotel is located in the centre of Myeongdong, a popular shopping area.

All rooms are equipped with an air purifier, a flat-screen TV. Private bathrooms includes a free-standing bathtub, an electronic bidet, and free toiletries. Every floor displays film-inspired artworks.

The property offers convenient facilities such as a rooftop garden, a restaurant, a library and a fitness centre.It also has a gallery featuring artwork by emerging local artists.

Hotel28 Myeongdong is located within a 7-minute walk from Myeongdong Station (Line 4) and Euljiro 1-ga Station (Line 2). The hotel is about 3-minute walk away from Noon Square Mall and Myeongdong Art Theatre. Incheon International Airport is an hour's drive from the accommodation. There is an airport limousine bus stop, located 80 metres from the hotel.

Rooms from $170

RYSE, Autograph Collection, Seoul

Rated 8.9 in 1374 reviews

RYSE, Autograph Collection is located in the bustling Hongdae district, 300 metres from Exit 9 of Hongik University… See more

RYSE, Autograph Collection is located in the bustling Hongdae district, 300 metres from Exit 9 of Hongik University Subway Station (Line 2, Airport Railroad and Gyeongui-Jungang Line). Free WiFi and valet parking are provided at the hotel.

Each room here is fitted with a flat-screen TV, Bluetooth speakers and a safety deposit box. Private bathroom comes with a walk-in rain shower and bathrobes.

Staying guests can freely access the on-site fitness centre, business centre and library. There also are meeting rooms which can be used upon reservation.

In the evenings, guests can enjoy music and alcoholic drinks at Side Note Club.

From the hotel, Itaewon is 7.5 km and N Seoul Tower is 9 km away. Gimpo International Airport is a 20-minute subway ride, while Incheon International Airport is a 55-minute subway ride away on Airport Railroad Line.

Rooms from $205

L7 Myeongdong

Rated 8.6 in 2417 reviews

Conveniently located a few minutes’ walk from Exit 9 of Myeongdong Subway Station, L7 Myeongdong boasts a restaurant and… See more

Conveniently located a few minutes’ walk from Exit 9 of Myeongdong Subway Station, L7 Myeongdong boasts a restaurant and modern air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi access.

The smoke-free rooms have a satellite TV, fridge and an en suite bathroom equipped with free toiletries, slippers and a hairdryer.

Alcoholic beverages can be enjoyed at the Roof-top Bar, Floating.

There is a 24-hour front desk, coin-operated laundry facility and a meeting room equipped with a laptop and projector. Free-use computers are available in the business corner.

Noon Square and Lotte Duty Free Shop can be reached within a 8-minute walk from the hotel. L7 Myeongdong is located a 50-minute drive from Gimpo International Airport and a 80-minute drive from Incheon International Airport.

Rooms from $129

The Shilla Seoul

Rated 9.0 in 745 reviews

Set in the central area of Seoul, The Shilla Seoul is the Forbes-nominated 5-star Hotel for 6 consecutive years from… See more

Set in the central area of Seoul, The Shilla Seoul is the Forbes-nominated 5-star Hotel for 6 consecutive years from 2019 to 2024. The hotel features 6 dining options. It offers a free shuttle to Shilla Duty Free Shop and Dongguk University Station (Line 3).

Furnished in warm colours, rooms have both air conditioning and heating. Each room comes with a TV, safety deposit box, tea/coffee making facilities and minibar. Some rooms have a bathtub and separate shower. WiFi is available in all areas free of charge.

The Fitness Club includes a gym, an indoor golf range, and a walking path. It also provides yoga and aerobics classes.

Guests can enjoy a fine Korean cuisine at La Yeon. All-day dining of Chinese, Japanese, French cuisine and more is available at The Shilla Seoul. You can enjoy refreshing cocktails with live jazz music at The Library.

Located in the Central Business District in Jung-gu, The Shilla Seoul is around 40 minutes’ drive from Gimpo Airport and an hour’s drive from Incheon International Airport where pick-up services are provided from at a surcharge.

Rooms from $281

Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower

Rated 9.0 in 699 reviews

Grand opening from September 2018, Lotte Hotel The Executive Tower features accommodation with city views. Complimentary… See more

Grand opening from September 2018, Lotte Hotel The Executive Tower features accommodation with city views. Complimentary high-speed wired and wireless internet are available.

All rooms feature a flat-screen TV, minibar and a coffee machine. Private bathrooms come with a bath.

Guests can enjoy a French cuisine with fresh ingredients at Pierre Gagnaire, a 3-star Michelin restaurant.

The property has high-end venues for large-scale conference, wedding and business events. Other convenient facilities include a reception desk and a luxury lounge.

Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower is located near the Myeongdong area, popular for numerous shopping and entertainment options. Gimpo International Airport is a 40-minute drive away while Incheon International Airport is an hour's drive from the property.

Rooms from $274

L'Escape Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 981 reviews

L'Escape Hotel is situated in Seoul and has a fitness centre and a bar. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property… See more

L'Escape Hotel is situated in Seoul and has a fitness centre and a bar. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a restaurant. Free WiFi is at guests' disposal.

It is a boutique hotel where you can feel the Parisian sensibility and a hotel with elegant room design.
All guest rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, fridge, a coffee machine, a bidet and a wardrobe. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom.

Popular points of interest near the hotel include Namdaemun Market, Noon Square and Seven Luck Casino.

Rooms from $161

L7 Hongdae

Rated 8.4 in 3722 reviews

Situated in Mapo-Gu district of Seoul, L7 Hongdae by LOTTE features various facilities including a restaurant, a fitness… See more

Situated in Mapo-Gu district of Seoul, L7 Hongdae by LOTTE features various facilities including a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar. Free WiFi is available.

Seasonal rooftop pool is available at an additional cost.

All air-conditioned rooms have a kettle, a fridge and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Private bathrooms come with a bidet, a hair dryer and free toiletries.

L7 Hongdae by LOTTE also offers a business centre and a 24-hour front desk speaking English and Japanese.

Rooms from $112

Andaz Seoul Gangnam

Rated 8.6 in 474 reviews

Situated in Seoul, 3.9 km from Gangnam Station, Andaz Seoul Gangnam features accommodation with a fitness centre… See more

Situated in Seoul, 3.9 km from Gangnam Station, Andaz Seoul Gangnam features accommodation with a fitness centre, private parking, a shared lounge and a restaurant. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and a concierge service. The hotel has an indoor pool, hot tub and room service.

At the hotel rooms include air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a bidet, free toiletries and a hairdryer. The rooms will provide guests with a fridge.

Bongeunsa Temple is 4.1 km from Andaz Seoul Gangnam, while COEX Convention Centre is 4.3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Gimpo International Airport, 23 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $264

Bonum 1957 Hanok and Boutique

Rated 7.1 in 155 reviews

Situated in Seoul and with Changdeokgung Palace reachable within less than 1 km, Bonum 1957 Hanok and Boutique features… See more

Situated in Seoul and with Changdeokgung Palace reachable within less than 1 km, Bonum 1957 Hanok and Boutique features concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi throughout the property and a terrace. Boasting a bar, the hotel is close to several noted attractions, around 1.5 km from Jongmyo Shrine, 1.2 km from Jogyesa Temple and 1.5 km from Gyeongbokgung Palace. The accommodation offers room service and luggage storage space for guests.

The rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a bidet, free toiletries and a hairdryer. All rooms come with a kettle, while certain rooms come with a patio and others also boast city views. At Bonum 1957 Hanok and Boutique rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

Changgyeonggung Palace is 2.1 km from the accommodation, while Myeongdong Cathedral is 2.3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Gimpo International Airport, 19 km from Bonum 1957 Hanok and Boutique.

Rooms from $147

THE PLAZA Seoul, Autograph Collection

Rated 8.6 in 710 reviews

Presenting boutique accommodation in central Seoul, the well-designed Plaza has free WiFi and an indoor pool. A 2-minute… See more

Presenting boutique accommodation in central Seoul, the well-designed Plaza has free WiFi and an indoor pool. A 2-minute walk from City Hall Station, it offers easy access to the city centre.

Beautifully decorated using modern design elements and soft colours, the air-conditioned rooms at The Plaza feature automated curtains and a large flat-screen TV. Each also comes with tea/coffee making facilities and room slippers.

Guests may exercise at the well-equipped fitness centre or enjoy a relaxing massage at the spa. Besides free parking, the hotel also provides a business centre and laundry services.

Taoyuen restaurant serves healthy oil-free Chinese dishes, while The Seven Square offers Mediterranean-style buffet.

The Plaza is about an hour's taxi ride from Incheon International Airport. Shopping areas at Namdaemun and Myeongdong are less than 1 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $213

Located in Seoul, 60 metres from Jogyesa Temple, Nine Tree Premier Hotel Insadong features air-conditioned rooms and a… See more

Located in Seoul, 60 metres from Jogyesa Temple, Nine Tree Premier Hotel Insadong features air-conditioned rooms and a fitness centre. Among the facilities at this property are a business centre and a concierge service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, a shared lounge and currency exchange for guests.

At the hotel, every room comes with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Jongmyo Shrine, Dongwha Duty Free Shop and Gyeongbokgung Palace.

Rooms from $88

LOTTE City Hotel Myeongdong

Rated 8.4 in 4301 reviews

Offering an in-house fitness centre and a café, LOTTE City Hotel Myeongdong is situated a 3-minute walk from Exit 1 of… See more

Offering an in-house fitness centre and a café, LOTTE City Hotel Myeongdong is situated a 3-minute walk from Exit 1 of Euljiro3-ga Subway Station (Line 2 and 3). Free WiFi is available.

Well-appointed rooms feature air conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV and a fridge. Bathrobes and slippers are provided in the private bathroom.

Free luggage storage, currency exchange and ticket services are available at the front desk. There is a meeting room and free-use computers at the business centre. A convenience store and coin-operated laundry facilities are also available for your convenience.

All-day dining buffet restaurant C Café is located on the 27th floor offering a wide variety of dishes and a city view. Guest can also enjoy a Muslim-friendly restaurant Saffron.

If you feel like exploring the neighbourhood, you can take a 8-minute walk to Noon Square and the popular Lotte Duty Free Shop. A number of restaurants and shops can also be found around the property. Gimpo Airport is 17 km away.

Rooms from $105

Mondrian Seoul Itaewon

Rated 8.3 in 1026 reviews

Set in Seoul, 1.2 km from The National Museum of Korea, Mondrian Seoul Itaewon features air-conditioned accommodation… See more

Set in Seoul, 1.2 km from The National Museum of Korea, Mondrian Seoul Itaewon features air-conditioned accommodation and a bar. Offering a restaurant, the property also has a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, as well as an indoor pool and a fitness centre. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, room service and currency exchange for guests.

All guest rooms in the hotel are fitted with a coffee machine. At Mondrian Seoul Itaewon the rooms come with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

Continental and American breakfast options are available every morning at the accommodation.

I'Park Mall is 2.5 km from Mondrian Seoul Itaewon, while The Shilla Duty Free Shop Main Store is 3.4 km from the property.

Rooms from $156

Ananti at Gangnam

Rated 8.6 in 565 reviews

Set in Seoul, within 3.2 km of Gangnam Station and 3.9 km of Bongeunsa Temple, Ananti at Gangnam offers accommodation… See more

Set in Seoul, within 3.2 km of Gangnam Station and 3.9 km of Bongeunsa Temple, Ananti at Gangnam offers accommodation with free WiFi. Each accommodation at the 4-star hotel has city views, and guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and to a bar. The property features a seasonal outdoor pool, indoor pool, fitness centre and terrace.

The units come with air conditioning, a fridge, a minibar, a coffee machine, a bidet, a hairdryer and a wardrobe. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and slippers, rooms at the hotel also provide guests with pool view. All guest rooms feature a safety deposit box.

Speaking English and Korean at the reception, staff are ready to help around the clock.

COEX Convention Centre is 4.1 km from Ananti at Gangnam, while The Shilla Duty Free Shop Main Store is 5.8 km away. The nearest airport is Gimpo International Airport, 24 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $283

Aloft Seoul Myeongdong

Rated 8.7 in 833 reviews

Set in the central area of Seoul, Aloft Seoul Myeongdong is 700 metres from Namdaemun Market. The hotel features a… See more

Set in the central area of Seoul, Aloft Seoul Myeongdong is 700 metres from Namdaemun Market. The hotel features a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar. The property is located 1.1 km from Myeongdong Cathedral and 2 km away from Jogyesa Temple. Free WiFi is available.

All air-conditioned rooms include a refrigerator, a flat-screen TV and a desk. Private bathroom comes with a bidet, a shower and a hair dryer.

A continental or buffet breakfast is available each morning at the property.

Speaking English and Japanese, staff at the 24-hour front desk can help you plan your stay.

Aloft Seoul Myeongdong is situated 2.7 from Bangsan Market and Jongmyo Shrine. It is also about 2.3 km away from Dongwha Duty Free Shop.

The property is pledged to make all guests including LGBTQ feel safe, welcome, and respected.

Rooms from $181

The Ambassador Seoul - A Pullman Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 512 reviews

The Ambassador Seoul - A Pullman Hotel, which has the history of Seoul since 1955, is located in the heart of Korea’s… See more

The Ambassador Seoul - A Pullman Hotel, which has the history of Seoul since 1955, is located in the heart of Korea’s capital. With luxurious 269 guestrooms and 49 serviced residences offering a blend of the best herritage and morden comfort in an atmosphere of classical grandeur and timeless elegance.

We welcome you to the ultimate dining destination with the premiun live buffet ‘THE KING'S’, European style dinning grocery & restaurant ‘1955 Groceria’.

For your healthy life, the leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness, yoga and screen golf. At the end of your busy day, you look forward to having a relaxation moment at the charged outdoor swimming pool.

The Ambassador Seoul - A Pullman Hotel welcomes you to a true and timeless palace experience along with impeccable facilities and top-notch service. Enjoy your treasured moments with us.

Rooms from $186

Crown Park Hotel Seoul Myeongdong

Rated 8.4 in 3879 reviews

Open from October 2015, Crown Park Hotel is located under a 5-minute walk from the popular Myeongdong shopping area and… See more

Open from October 2015, Crown Park Hotel is located under a 5-minute walk from the popular Myeongdong shopping area and Lotte Department Store. The hotel boasts 204 modern guest rooms, business centre, fitness centre and all-day dinning at the on-site restaurant for guest’s convenience.

Each room here is fitted with Simmons beds and duck-down bedding. You will also find a 40-inch LED TV, personal safe and aroma therapy toiletries. Two bottles of water, coffee and tea are provided daily, free of charge.

The 24-hour reception desk offers concierge and currency exchange services. On the 3rd floor of the hotel, there are coin-operated washing machines and dryers available for use. Free WiFi is accessible in all areas of the hotel.

From the hotel, Seoul City Hall and Deoksugung Palace are within a 10-minute walk. The scenic Cheonggyecheon Stream is under a 15-minute walk north. Gimpo Airport is a 40-minute drive and Incheon Airport is a 60-minute drive away.

Rooms from $118