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Soosong Guest House - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
The price is £29 per night from 2 Mar to 3 Mar
4.5/5Wonderful! (72 reviews)

"The staff were amazingly friendly and did everything to make our stay enjoyable. Best experience I've had so far"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Soosong Guest House - Hostel
Awesome Large House for Family and Group
The price is £408 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
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Woo Guest house
3 out of 5
0.2 mi from Gwanghwamun
The price is £34 per night from 15 Mar to 16 Mar
3.8/5Good! (87 reviews)

"The only good thing about this place was the location. Otherwise, " No private bathroom, folks be aware." It has to be clearly noticed. If I had known it earlier, I would have not booked this hostel. This facility stinks, on second day, some brown sticky liquidy stuff come off from the floor... yikes.... ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2018

Woo Guest house
Raon Guest House Jongno
2 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
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4.5/5Wonderful! (70 reviews)

"The host was so nice that he met us at the property and let us check in early as we had an early morning flight and and had a lot of luggage. It made it so convenient to be able to have a place to put everything and not worry about waiting until check in time. The place is really clean and property ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2019

Raon Guest House Jongno
Olive Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
The price is £54 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
2.5/5 (2 reviews)

"예약내역을 잘 안보시는거같아요. 1명 추가요금 받으려고 하셨어요... 잘 확인하시구오 방은 이쁘고 청결했어요....."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020

Olive Hotel
Somerset Palace Seoul
4 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £67 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
4.4/5Excellent! (1,116 reviews)

"Excellent location, clean property, great stuff! They also provided a crib"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

Somerset Palace Seoul
Dowonjeong Healing House
2.5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
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5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
아이들과 힐링한 여행*

"엄마 둘이서 아이 셋을 데리고 하룻 밤을 재미있고, 편안하게 보내고 왔습니다. 한옥이지만 아주 깔끔하게 관리가 되어 있었고, 화장실이 방 안에 있고, 식수와 아침식사가 제공되어 편리했습니다. 또 침구와 낮은 온돌침대가 하루의 피로를 풀어주었습니다. 마당이 좀 좁긴 했지만, 사랑채 안의 거실 같은 공간에서 아이들이 상을 펴고 놀이도 하고, 그림도 그리며 놀기 좋았고 이 공간이 자는 공간과 분리되어 있어 쾌적했습니다. 주변의 현대미술관, 경복궁과 민속박물관을 둘러보며 아이들과 지내기에 위치도 좋았습니다. 다시 가고 싶은 ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2019

Dowonjeong Healing House
Gongsimga Hanok Guesthouse
2 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
The price is £67 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
4.6/5Wonderful! (37 reviews)
Awesome stay at the guesthouse

"The host is very friendly and helpful. I was planning for a birthday surprise for my boyfriend. The host helped to buy a birthday cake on my behalf and made the surprise a success. He recommended few places that we could visit which were nearby his guesthouse. The guesthouse is very clean and comfortable, ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Nov 2019

Gongsimga Hanok Guesthouse
Hotel Peanut
2 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
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1.3/5 (3 reviews)

"너무 더러워요. 침구류도 세탁한 거 같지 않고요. 저녁 9시에 체크인하는데 다른 사람이 사용하고 있어 1시간 기다려야 한다고 하고... 어이가"…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar 2019

Hotel Peanut
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun
4 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
Free cancellation
The price is £47 per night from 28 Mar to 29 Mar
4.2/5Very Good! (1,182 reviews)

"Pros; Great location, reasonable price, and clean room. Cons: No chromecast or Netflix, and the standard double-bed room we stayed has only one chair with a long desk, so I wasn’t sure how to drink or eat anything comfortably with my partner (someone had to stand or sit on the bed)."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2021

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun
NagNe House Boutique Hanok
2 out of 5
0.4 mi from Gwanghwamun
The price is £38 per night from 19 Mar to 20 Mar
4.1/5Very Good! (39 reviews)
Cosy, perfectly located place to stay

"Gorgeous little traditional Korean style place to stay - nothing fancy, but very comfortable and perfectly located for seeing loads of sights in Seoul as well as for taking the airport bus. Staff very helpful, friendly and trusting. Loved sitting out in the courtyard as the sun set."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

NagNe House Boutique Hanok
Hide & Seek Guesthouse
2.5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
The price is £54 per night from 27 Feb to 28 Feb
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Great location in a quiet neighbourhood close adjacent to the royal palace Super friendly hosts"…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2019

Hide & Seek Guesthouse
Chungchoon Stay Guesthouse
2 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
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Chungchoon Stay Guesthouse
Open Real Luxury Korean Hanok
3 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
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Open Real Luxury Korean Hanok
Four Seasons Hotel Seoul
5 out of 5
0.4 mi from Gwanghwamun
The price is £210 per night from 10 Mar to 11 Mar
4.8/5Exceptional! (860 reviews)
liked it, not loved it.

"It was just okay, I paid for the third person, and got the sofa bed... which was in poor condition, so I had to call the front to add the topper / blanket. They gave me the extra bed. I think it could be better if they provide the bed instead of suggesting to use the sofa bed. The room was a bit ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul
Living Castle Single Room
2.5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Gwanghwamun
The price is £16 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
2.1/5 (16 reviews)
This motel sucked.

"This motel sucked. We tried calling them during their work hours before coming there but they never answered and when we got there no one was at the front desk because they leave at 10pm. We ended up having to book a motel somewhere else."…"

Reviewed on 21 Dec 2019

Living Castle Single Room
Nine Tree Premier Hotel Insadong
4 out of 5
0.5 mi from Gwanghwamun
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £51 per night from 28 Mar to 29 Mar
4.6/5Wonderful! (560 reviews)
뚜벅이 여행자들을 위한 도심 호텔

"커플 여행으로 가기 좋습니다 인사동 거리가 가깝고 뚜벅이 여행으로 좋습니다 강추!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Nov 2020

Nine Tree Premier Hotel Insadong
Lotte Hotel Seoul
5 out of 5
0.7 mi from Gwanghwamun
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £132 per night from 29 Mar to 30 Mar
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,015 reviews)

"Great staff and beautiful facilities! Will definitely come back!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2021

Lotte Hotel Seoul
HOTEL KURETAKESO INSA-DONG SEOUL
3 out of 5
0.7 mi from Gwanghwamun
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £57 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
4.2/5Very Good! (406 reviews)

"Some cleaning lady, didn’t do complete. No vacuum, didn’t wipe the table, didn’t wipe the bathroom floor!, But not Every cleaning lady , I say some!,"…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb 2020

HOTEL KURETAKESO INSA-DONG SEOUL
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Gwanghwamun is located in culturally rich area of Seoul known for its array of dining options and major shopping area. The neighbourhood is home to 257 hotels and other accommodation options, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying near Gwanghwamun

Choose from 230 hotels and accommodation options within a mile of Gwanghwamun, including these options:

  • Lotte City Hotel Myeongdong: This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking. Our customers like its central location and room service.
  • Lotte Hotel Seoul: This 5-star hotel features 5 restaurants, an indoor pool and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its family-friendly amenities and quiet location.
  • Hotel Venue G: This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and a business centre. Our customers like its overall value and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Things to see and do near Gwanghwamun

After you've visited Gwanghwamun, you can discover everything there is to see and do within a couple miles of the area.

You'll want to browse the collections at National Museum of Korean Contemporary History, National Palace Museum of Korea and Kumho Museum of Art. Gyeongbok Palace, N Seoul Tower and Changdeokgung Palace are monuments to see when you're exploring the area around Gwanghwamun. You can watch performances at Sejong Cultural Center, SACHOOM Theater and Cecil Theater if you're interested in local theatre.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you might plan a visit to Seoul City Hall and Namdaemun Market. Spend some time checking out Dongdaemun Market, which is 1.9 mi from Gwanghwamun, or make a stop by Hongik University, located 3.3 mi away.

Getting to Gwanghwamun

You can take advantage of metro transport at Anguk Station, Gyeongbokgung Station and Gangwhamun Station. If you'd like to venture farther outside of the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Gwanghwamun?
Gwanghwamun is located in a culturally rich area of Seoul known for its major shopping area and interesting historical sites. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, take a look at the 230 hotels and other accommodation options you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place to stay near Gwanghwamun?
Adjacent to Gwanghwamun, Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options close by include Four Seasons Hotel Seoul and Somerset Palace Seoul.
How many hotels will I be able to find close to Gwanghwamun?
Expedia has 230 hotels and other accommodation options within a mile from Gwanghwamun.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Gwanghwamun, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Gwanghwamun.
What can I see and do near Gwanghwamun?
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park, National Museum of Korea or National Folk Museum. While you’re exploring, swing by Gyeongbok Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village and Deoksugung Palace to learn a bit about the area. You can catch a show at Myeongdong Theater, Myeongdong Nanta Theatre and National Theater of Korea.

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