The Best Hotels in Seoul

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury, boutique and coolest hotels in Seoul for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

Rated 9.1 in 608 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 $351

Lotte Hotel Seoul

Rated 8.6 in 1099 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 $198

RYSE, Autograph Collection Seoul

Rated 8.9 in 951 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.

Coffee and snacks are available at Tartine. 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 $128

Signiel Seoul

Rated 9.1 in 1071 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 $441

Hotel28 Myeongdong

Rated 9.3 in 659 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 $103

L7 Myeongdong by LOTTE

Rated 8.6 in 1207 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 $99

The Shilla Seoul

Rated 9.0 in 868 reviews

Set in the central area of Seoul, The Shilla Seoul is the Forbes-nominated 5-star Hotel for 4 consecutive years from… See more

Set in the central area of Seoul, The Shilla Seoul is the Forbes-nominated 5-star Hotel for 4 consecutive years from 2019 to 2022. The hotel features 6 dining options and a full-service spa. 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 $271

Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower

Rated 9.0 in 275 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 $299

Park Hyatt Seoul

Rated 8.8 in 354 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 $284

Bonum 1957 Hanok and Boutique

Rated 7.5 in 83 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 $121

L7 Hongdae by LOTTE

Rated 8.4 in 2056 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 $91

L7 Gangnam by LOTTE

Rated 8.5 in 1447 reviews

Located only a 3-minute walk away from Seolleung Subway Station (Line 2 and Bundang Line), L7 Gangnam features a fitness… See more

Located only a 3-minute walk away from Seolleung Subway Station (Line 2 and Bundang Line), L7 Gangnam features a fitness centre, conference rooms and a restaurant. Free WiFi access is available for guests to use.

Boasting floor-to-ceiling windows, each room is fitted with a flat-screen TV, carpeted flooring, safety deposit box, coffee maker and fridge. The private bathrooms include a bathrobe, free toiletries, slippers, hairdryer and toilet with an electronic bidet.

There is a business centre and a coin-operated launderette for your convenience.

Located on the 10th floor, Italian cuisine is served at Floating, while signature cocktails are available at Floating Bar.

Incheon International Airport is an 80-minute drive from L7 Gangnam.

Rooms from $99

Aloft Seoul Myeongdong

Rated 8.7 in 369 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 $94

voco Seoul Gangnam, an IHG Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 143 reviews

Situated in Seoul and with Gangnam Station reachable within 3.1 km, voco Seoul Gangnam, an IHG Hotel features concierge… See more

Situated in Seoul and with Gangnam Station reachable within 3.1 km, voco Seoul Gangnam, an IHG Hotel features concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a fitness centre, free WiFi and a bar. This 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and a business centre. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen, room service and currency exchange for guests.

All rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a TV with cable channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a bidet, free toiletries and a hairdryer. At voco Seoul Gangnam, an IHG Hotel the rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

Breakfast is available each morning, and includes à la carte, continental and Italian options. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving American, Italian and Steakhouse cuisine. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options can also be requested.

Bongeunsa Temple is 4.1 km from voco Seoul Gangnam, an IHG Hotel, while COEX Convention Centre is 4.3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Gimpo International Airport, 24 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $118

Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae

Rated 9.0 in 1134 reviews

Attractively set in Seoul, Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae features air-conditioned rooms, a fitness centre, free WiFi… See more

Attractively set in Seoul, Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae features air-conditioned rooms, a fitness centre, free WiFi and a garden. This 4-star hotel offers a shared lounge and a 24-hour front desk. The hotel has a terrace and city views, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar.

At the hotel, rooms have a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. All rooms are equipped with a safety deposit box, while certain rooms come with a balcony and others also boast river views. The rooms will provide guests with a fridge.

A buffet, à la carte or American breakfast is available each morning at the property.

Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae offers a business centre for guest use.

Hongik University Station is 500 metres from the accommodation, while Hongik University is 600 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Gimpo International Airport, 12 km from Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae.

Rooms from $75

G2 Hotel Myeongdong

Rated 9.0 in 198 reviews

Located 810 metres away from the popular Myeongdong shopping area, G2 Hotel Myeongdong boasts air-conditioned rooms with… See more

Located 810 metres away from the popular Myeongdong shopping area, G2 Hotel Myeongdong boasts air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy on-site restaurant and free fitness centre.

Featuring views of the city, each room comes with a safety deposit box, desk, flat-screen TV and a fridge. Private bathroom includes a toilet with an electronic bidet, free toiletries, a hairdryer, slippers and a bathrobe.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property that offers free luggage storage, currency exchange and concierge services. Laudry and dry cleaning services are available.

G2 Hotel Myeongdong is a 7-minute walk away from Myeongdong (Line 4) and Chungmuro (Line 3 and 4) subway stations. The nearest airport is Gimpo Airport, under a 50-minute drive away.

Rooms from $65

Westin Josun Seoul Hotel

Rated 8.6 in 963 reviews

The Westin Josun Seoul Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the popular Myeongdong and 350 metres from the City Hall Subway… See more

The Westin Josun Seoul Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the popular Myeongdong and 350 metres from the City Hall Subway Station. Located just behind Lotte Department Store Sogong Branch, this luxurious 5-star property offers an indoor pool, a spa and free parking on site.

The smoke-free guest rooms are fitted with air conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The en suite bathroom has free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Guests can relax with a massage at the spa or unwind in the sauna room. Laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. The staff at the concierge desk can assist with making travel arrangements.

The Ninth Gate Grille serves international dishes and features French specialities. Cantonese cuisine can be found at Hong Yeon. Aria provides international options.

The Westin Josun Seoul Hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Namdaemun Market. Incheon International Airport is 70 minutes' drive and Gimpo Airport is 45 minutes' drive away.

Rooms from $207

Boutique Hotel Loft

Rated 8.5 in 158 reviews

Hotel Loft is located in the heart of Seoul, only a 5-minute walk to Exit 12 of Dangsan Subway Station (Line 2 and 9)… See more

Hotel Loft is located in the heart of Seoul, only a 5-minute walk to Exit 12 of Dangsan Subway Station (Line 2 and 9). Boasting a private restaurant, this modern building also features free WiFi access in all areas.

Cooled with air conditioning and fitted with hardwood floors, each room features a flat-screen TV, seating area. A bathtub, free toiletries and a toilet with an electronic bidet are included in the en suite bathrooms. Complimentary beverages consisting of 2 bottles of water, 1 can of soft drink and 1 can of beer are offered in the fridge.

At Boutique Loft Hotel, guests will find a 24-hour front desk and a tour desk. Luggage storage space and dry-cleaning services are offered, while free laundry service for 1 laundry bag is provided. At a surcharge, airport shuttle services can be arranged.

For meals, authentic Italian cuisines and a daily continental breakfast spread can be enjoyed at Brix Restaurant.

The hotel is located 3 km from the vibrant scene around Hongik University. Time Square is 2 km away while the National Museum of Korea is 5.9 km away. Boutique Hotel Loft is 9 km away from Gimpo Airport.

Rooms from $80

Crown Park Hotel Seoul

Rated 8.4 in 1931 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. Laundry and dry-cleaning services are also available here at a surcharge. 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 $73

Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel

Rated 7.8 in 735 reviews

Making no compromises to style and comfort, Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel offers ultra-modern rooms with free WiFi. It… See more

Making no compromises to style and comfort, Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel offers ultra-modern rooms with free WiFi. It enjoys a convenient location in popular Itaewon District, just 3 minutes’ walk from Itaewon Station.

Artistic murals stand out against the pure white walls of each room, while mirrors give the room a futuristic edge. Each room also comes with a flat-screen TV and a glass bathroom.

The hotel offers single breakfast at Eggslut on the first floor. The hotel also provides laundry services and valet parking.

Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel is a short 10-minute drive from Seoul Tower and Namdaemun Market. Incheon International Airport is about 49 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $52