Seoul is a bold mixture of tradition and future, and this is reflected in its vast amount of design hotels. In this guide, we have chosen the 10 best hotels in Korea’s capital that you’ll want to spend all your time in.
You will feel like a king when checking into Grammos Hotel in Gangnam. The stunning rooftop pool makes this property a unique location in Seoul. Moreover, the hotel features a business center, luggage storage services, and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the premises. The rooms are spacious and come with luxurious en suite bathrooms. The hotel is located only a short walk from Yeoksam Subway Station near COEX in Gangnam.
The Park Hyatt in Seoul is one of the top properties in Gangnam district. It’s not hard to see why this hotel deserves each of its five stars. If a heated indoor pool with a city view, top-floor spa and fitness center and three unique dining options sound good to you, the Park Hyatt Seoul is your best choice. Located only a few minutes from Samseong Subway Station, the hotel is easily accessible and close to Gangnam’s main attractions. Every room is thoughtfully designed with oak and stone to create a natural feel. Relax in your own large bathtub or under the calming rain shower. You can truly spend days here and never leave.
This luxurious five-star property is located in the heart of Seoul’s Dongdaemun district, famous for shopping and retail. All rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with splendid city views. The marble floors in the bathrooms will take your breath away. One of the highlights of the hotel is it’s rooftop bar “Griffin Bar” which offers delicious cocktails and snacks while overlooking the pulsating city. Moreover, the hotel has a 24-hour fitness center, various meeting rooms, banquet halls and a relaxing indoor pool.
Modern design and soft tones make The PLAZA Seoul one of the best locations in the city center. Located near City Hall, the hotel is not only easily accessible, but also close to major attractions, including palaces, temples and shopping. Guests especially enjoy the large spa and fitness area where you can get a variety of spa treatments and massages. The dining options are also very varied with anything from healthy Chinese cuisine, Mediterranean buffet options, and Japanese cuisine to choose from. It’s not hard to tell why this property is on our list.
The Shilla Seoul has been one of the most renowned addresses in town for years and with reason. Six dining options, a full-service spa, duty-free shopping, free shuttle buses, an indoor golf range, a 24-hour fitness center with yoga and aerobics trainers, a sculpture garden – the list goes on and on. You truly never have to leave the hotel with all-day restaurants offering French, Chinese and Japanese food. The property also houses an award-winning Michelin restaurant with Korean cuisine.
This property is ideal if you are looking for a comfortable and classy stay near Gimpo Airport. The modern design and wooden textures give this location a sophisticated look. The hotel restaurant offers affordable Italian dishes that can also be ordered as room service. There’s no need to leave the hotel room! Each room is also equipped with a smart Hi-Fi system you can hook your phone up to and listen to your favorite songs while relaxing in the en suite bathtub or on the large bed. Guests have also access to a business center and fitness center. If you didn’t bring your laptop, you can simply borrow one from the front desk. Also a free drop-off service for Gimpo Airport is also available every two hours between 05:30 to 21:30.
This property is located in a convenient part of Seoul with Dongdaemun Fashion Street and Bangsan Market only a short walk away. Baiton Seoul Dongdaemun offers a 24-hour front desk, free luggage storage and has a fitness center. Moreover, each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, a desk, a seating area and a fridge. If you are looking for a convenient location in the center of Seoul near major attractions offering a comfortable atmosphere, this hotel is a great choice.
If you’d like to stay at one of the 25 coolest hotels in the world according to Forbes, then Hotel Cappucino is the hotel of your choice. Its on-site bar is especially popular with locals and guests alike. All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV. Guests also have access to a business center with computers and printers.
This fun boutique hotel is one of the most booked locations in Seoul due to its great entertainment facilities. Each room features a flat-screen 3D TV with a vast movie selection. It is a popular location for those who like to party with a high-quality surround-sound system and soundproof walls in every room. The indoor pool is also often used for private pool parties. Nox Boutique Hotel is a great location for anyone looking for a great time in Seoul.
It’s easy to see why GLAD Hotel with its modern architecture and design is part of the Design Hotels group. The bathroom facilities, smart room arrangement, and comfortable hotel amenities make this hotel a great choice. The fitness center is open 24 hours and Wi-Fi and parking are available free of charge. If you enjoy whiskey, be sure to check out Mark T, which has a wide selection of malt alcoholic drinks. The Korean National Assembly, IFC Mall and other attractions are only a few minutes from the hotel. In the springtime, the area around the hotel is filled with beautiful cherry blossoms and even holds a festival for the beautiful spring trees.