Best Hotels in Seoul, South Korea

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This posh hotel in a contemporary skyscraper with views of the Han River is a 3-minute walk from the nearest subway station and 4 km from upscale shopping in the Gangnam District. Ultrachic rooms have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers and minibars, plus access to a club lounge with complimentary snacks. Upgraded rooms provide sitting areas; some offer river views. Suites add separate lounges. Upgraded suites feature whirlpool tubs. There are 2 fine-dining restaurants, along with a glam champagne bar and a sophisticated lounge. Other amenities consist of a luxury spa and an indoor pool. Event space includes a ballroom.
This sleek hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Hangangjin metro station and 40 minutes from Gyeongbokgung Palace by metro. Chic rooms and suites offer free Wi-Fi, smart TVs and minibars, as well as safes, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some have sitting areas, sofabeds, Nespresso machines and/or kitchens. Upgraded quarters provide access to a club lounge with complimentary breakfast and drinks. Dining options consist of 7 restaurants, 2 bars and a deli. Other amenities include a flower shop, a seasonal ice rink and a 24-hour gym, plus an outdoor pool, a spa, and meeting and event space. Breakfast and parking are available.
In a high-rise building, this upscale hotel is 8 minutes' walk from a subway station and 2 km from the Han River. Warm rooms provide HDTVs, and tea and coffeemakers; upgraded rooms add city views and/or floor-to-ceiling windows. Suites have living areas and/or Nespresso machines. An airy 21st-floor restaurant features city views, as do a rooftop outdoor pool, and a slick poolside bar with views of the river. Other amenities include a 24-hour gym and lounges. Breakfast is available for a fee.
A minute's walk from a bus stop, this upscale hotel with views of the Han River is 31 minutes by bus from the viewing platform at the iconic N Seoul Tower. Chic rooms offer flat-screens and minibars, as well as tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add river views, while club level rooms include lounge access with freebies such as breakfast and drinks. Plush suites have separate living/dining rooms, and an upgraded suite features a whirlpool tub and butler service. Wi-Fi and room service are available. Parking is included. There are 6 bars and restaurants, including rooftop and Italian choices, plus an indoor pool, a spa and a gym.
Set among shops and restaurants, this polished hotel is an 18-minute train ride from the 14th-century Bukchon Hanok Village and the iconic N Seoul Tower. Sleek rooms include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemakers, plus safes, minifridges and city views. Some upgraded rooms add living rooms with sofas. Parking is complimentary. Other amenities include a refined restaurant, a cozy lounge bar and a fitness center. Event space is available.
Across the road from National Assembly Station, this refined, warmly styled hotel is 8 minutes on foot from Yeouido Park and a 30-minute subway ride from the iconic N Seoul Tower. Upscale rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, Bluetooth speakers and safes, plus minibars, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add sitting areas and/or city views; 1 has short-legged tables and a futon. Suites provide microwaves, dining areas and washer/dryers. Room service is available. Parking is complimentary. Other amenities include a gym, and a homey, 24-hour business lounge. There's a hip cafe, a polished restaurant and a chic bar, plus event space.
A 4-minute walk from a metro station, this modern, upscale hotel is also 2 km from the Myeongdong Cathedral in the Myeong-dong neighborhood. Featuring city or mountain views, the contemporary rooms with wood floors offer free Wi-Fi and satellite TV, plus minibars and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Upgraded rooms include access to a private lounge with complimentary breakfast. Elegant suites offer whirlpool tubs, saunas and living areas. Room service is available. There's 4 fine dining restaurants, a bar and a cozy lounge with a fireplace. Other amenities include a gym and a modern spa with an indoor pool, plus a rooftop pool with a terrace.
A 2-minute walk from the Euljiro 1-ga subway station, this sophisticated hotel is 15 minutes from Dongdaemun Market by subway. Offering views of downtown Seoul, the warm, modern rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and desks. Upgraded rooms add sitting areas, while suites have living rooms. Club-floor rooms and suites offer lounge access and breakfast for no charge. There's a female-only floor. Continental, Korean, Japanese or cooked breakfast is available for a fee. Dining options include 5 restaurants, 2 bars, a bakery and a tea lounge. There's a stylish spa, an indoor pool with hot tubs, and a fitness center offering personal training.
Overlooking the Han River, this sleek business hotel is a 35-minute bus ride from the Coex convention center, and an hour and 4 minute bus ride from Incheon International Airport. Accommodations range from relaxed rooms with sitting areas, and city and river views to suites with living rooms, free breakfast and access to a private lounge. All have complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities, as well as minifridges. Room service is offered. Amenities include 2 restaurants and a bar, plus an indoor pool and a gym. Parking and meeting space are available, as are breakfast, a sauna and an airport shuttle for a fee.
In a modern, high-rise building in the Central Business District, this polished hotel is 3 minutes' walk from Seoul Station, 4 minutes by subway from Deoksugung palace and a 16-minute subway ride from the National Museum of Korea. The bright, understated rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering city views. Breakfast (fee) is available in a relaxed restaurant offering city views. A cafe/bar offers afternoon tea. Other amenities include a 24-hour fitness room, a business center and coin-operated laundry, as well as meeting rooms.


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