Here you'll find a list of the best hotels in Seoul which have been recommended by critics from The New York Times, The Guardian, Lonely Planet and many more. All hotel recommendations are referenced with customer reviews from several booking platforms and all listed hotels have a rating of at least 4 out of 5 stars.
“The 185-room Park Hyatt Seoul occupies a 24 -story glass-and-steel building in the central Gangnam district. Floor-to-ceiling windows, warm wood finishes and granite baths outfit its spacious, modern rooms.”
Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Seoul.
“Down a narrow street in downtown Seoul, this suave little art hotel is quite the find. Its white-toned rooms all feature locally designed, handmade furniture and beds, and maximise the use of space with ingenious slide-out desks and TVs.”
“Among budget hotels, the Ibis Myeongdong’s selling point is location. The hotel itself is basic, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. There’s nothing lacking; the 280 rooms are clean and have free Wi-Fi.”
“The recently renovated Westin Chosun has Seoul’s best location for the business traveler or first-time visitor. The Lotte Department Store and Myeong-dong shopping district are a few steps away, as is the Euljiro-1-ga subway station.”
“One of the fanciest, if not the fanciest hotel in South Korea, The Shilla has the prices and luxurious details to prove it. The luxury hotel is now one of the few in Seoul that actually houses a high-end Korean restaurant, La Yeon.”