Seoul’s Top Inner City Hotels

Looking for a short list of the top rated hotels in Seoul, as rated by visitors? Here it is, these are hand-picked based on the review scores of past visitors and their proximity to the city centre. They range from luxury five-star to great value 3-star hotels.

First, let’s put them on a map alongside the locations of Seoul’s top attractions. Hotels are in red and attractions in green.

Seoul’s Top Inner City Hotels and City Attraction Map

Seoul’s Top Inner City Hotel Reviews

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

5-star hotel

Area: Jongno-Gu,Seoul (1.1 km from centre)
Just steps from Gwanghwamun Plaza (Museums, Statues, Public Space, Starbucks, KFC, etc.) and Gwanghwamun Station on Line 5, the Four Seasons Hotel Seoul offers city views and features 4 in-house dining options, a state-of-the art fitness facilities and traditional Korean saunas.

The Shilla Seoul

5-star hotel

Area: Jung-Gu,Seoul (2.2 km from centre)
Within walking distance of Dongguk University Station on line 3. The Shilla Seoul offers 6 dining options, pool, gym and a full-service spa. It provides free shuttles to the shopping areas of Dongdaemun and Myeongdong.

Aloft Seoul Myeongdong

4-star hotel

Area: Jung-Gu,Seoul (0.1 km from centre)
Featuring free WiFi and a fitness centre, Aloft Seoul Myeongdong offers accommodation in Seoul. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Private parking is available on site.

Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Seoul Myeongdong

4-star hotel

Area: Jung-Gu,Seoul (0.4 km from centre)
Situated in the Jung-Gu district in Seoul, 200 metres from Noon Square, Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Seoul Myeongdong boasts a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property.

Dormy Inn SEOUL Gangnam

4-star hotel

Area: Gangnam-Gu,Seoul (7.6 km from centre)
Conveniently located 500 metres from the popular Gangnam area, Dormy Inn Seoul Gangnam offers modern guest rooms and free property-wide WiFi.

Dormy Inn Premium Seoul Garosugil

4-star hotel

Area: Gangnam-Gu,Seoul (6.1 km from centre)
Dormy Inn Premium Seoul Garosugil offers modern private rooms just at 3 minutes’ walk from the popular Garosu-gil. The hotel provides free WiFi access.

G2 Hotel Myeongdong

4-star hotel

Area: Jung-Gu,Seoul (0.8 km from centre)
Located 810 metres away from the popular Myeongdong shopping area, G2 Hotel Myeongdong boasts air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property.

KY-Heritage Hotel Dongdaemun

4-star hotel

Area: Jung-Gu,Seoul (2.4 km from centre)
KY-Heritage Hotel Dongdaemun is newly built and opened in 2015, and is located a minute’s walk from Exit 9 of Dongdaemun Culture and History Park Subway Station (Line 2, 4 and 5).

YOLO Guesthouse

3 stars

Area: Jung-Gu,Seoul (0.5 km from centre)
Located a 4-minute walk away from the lively Myeongdong shopping area and Exit 3 of Myeongdong Subway Station (Line 4), YOLO Guesthouse features free WiFi in all rooms and free parking off site.

The Grand Hotel Myeongdong

3-star hotel

Area: Jung-Gu,Seoul (0.5 km from centre)
Placed in the heart of Seoul’s Central Business District, The Grand Hotel Myeongdong offers free WiFi access in all areas. It also features a business centre and a beautiful rooftop garden.

Grid Inn Hotel

3-star hotel

Area: Jongno-Gu,Seoul
(1.2 km from centre)

Grid Inn Hotel is located in Seoul, 600 metres from Jongmyo Shrine. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is available throughout the entire property.

Sunbee Hotel Insadong Seoul

3-star hotel

Area: Jongno-Gu,Seoul
(1.3 km from centre)

Featuring spacious rooms with neutral colours and free WiFi access, Sunbee Hotel is located just a 5-minute walk from Jonggak Subway Station (Line 1).

Acube Hotel Dongdaemun

3-star hotel

Area: Jung-Gu,Seoul (1.9 km from centre)
Conveniently located a mere 450 metres from Euljiro 4-ga Subway Station (Line 2 and 5), Acube Hotel Dongdaemun offers free WiFi and an on-site restaurant where daily breakfast is served.

Hotel The Designers Seoul Station

3-star hotel

Area: Yongsan-Gu,Seoul (2 km from centre)
Hotel The Designers Seoul Station is located in Seoul, 1.2 km from Seven Luck Casino Millennium Seoul Hilton Branch and 1.6 km from Namdaemun Market. Free private parking is available on site.

Cheong Yeon Jae Hanok Hotel

3 stars

Area: Jongno-Gu,Seoul (2.1 km from centre)
Located in the centre of Bukchon Hanok Village, CheongYeonJae offers traditional Korean bedrooms with convenient western bathrooms.

Dahmsojung

3 stars

Area: Jongno-Gu,Seoul (2.2 km from centre)
Located in Bukchon Hanok Village, Dahmsojung is a hanok (traditional Korean house) situated a 10-minute walk from Anguk Subway Station (Line 3).

Starhostel Dongdaemun Suite

3 stars

Area: Jongno-Gu,Seoul (2.2 km from centre)
Only a 2-minute walk from Exit 3 of Jongno 5-ga Subway Station (Line 1), Starhostel Dongdaemun Suite offers accommodation in Seoul. Free WiFi access is available throughout the entire property.

May Guesthouse

3 stars

Area: Mapo-Gu,Seoul (5.3 km from centre)
May Guesthouse is situated just a 1-minute walk from Exit 2, Sang-su Subway Station (Line 6). It offers a simple daily breakfast and complimentary Wi-Fi access.

Innostay

3-star hotel

Area: Seongdong-Gu,Seoul (6.4 km from centre)
Offering a terrace and views of the city, Innostay is situated in Seoul, 1.9 km from Gyeongdong Market. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.

Bricks Hotel

3-star hotel

Area: Eunpyeong-Gu,Seoul (6.8 km from centre)
Located in the Eunpyeong-Gu district in Seoul, 5 km from Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bricks Hotel features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.

Gangnam Studio

3 stars

Area: Gangnam-Gu,Seoul (8.2 km from centre)
Just a 2-minute walk from Gangnam Subway Station (Line 2 and Sinbundang Line), Gangnam Studio offers a self-catering duplex with city views and free WiFi.

Hotel28 Myeongdong

3-star hotel

Area: Jung-Gu,Seoul (0.4 km from centre)
As the first hotel in Korea to be a member of ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World Ltd.’, Hotel28 Myeongdong is designed with a cinematic theme and has film-inspired artwork displayed on every floor.

Standard Hotel

3-star hotel

Area: Gangseo-Gu,Seoul (10.4 km from centre)
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Standard Hotel is situated in Seoul, 8 km from Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.