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ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong
3.5 out of 5
31, Samil-daero 30-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £34 per night from 17 Nov to 18 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (1,038 reviews)

"easy to access and receptionist was very friendly and good speak English. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
5 out of 5
279, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul
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The price is £178 per night from 5 Nov to 6 Nov
4.4/5Wonderful! (774 reviews)
Good hotel with a nice swimming pool

"Hotel was clean and comfortable. Also, the swimming area was not too big but nice"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2020

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
SLA Seoul Loft Apartments
4 out of 5
158, Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul
The price is £61 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov
3.9/5Very Good! (393 reviews)

"This hotel was in a perfect location! So close to everything! The staff was very nice and friendly, the rooms were spacious and clean. The bed was very comfortable! The view was really awesome because I could see Chang Gyeong palace. Plus, did not hear much street noise. This is my favorite place ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2020

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Four Seasons Hotel Seoul
5 out of 5
97, Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
The price is £243 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
4.8/5Exceptional! (761 reviews)

"Our stay was perfectly wonderful. I’ve never ever experienced hotel services as Four Seasons, it was unbeatable comparing to any other hotels. Would definitely come back again"…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul
Mayplace Seoul Dongdaemun
3.5 out of 5
179, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £48 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (409 reviews)

"The Hotel location is excellent. The Hotel needs more staff speaking fluent English language. I would like to see more and more touristic pamphlets in English language."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2019

Mayplace Seoul Dongdaemun
Nine Tree Premier Hotel Insadong
4 out of 5
49, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £49 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
4.6/5Exceptional! (424 reviews)

"Perfect location, very clean and well-maintained room and friendly staffs. What more can you ask for? Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2020

Nine Tree Premier Hotel Insadong
Hotel Skypark Kingstown Dongdaemun
3.5 out of 5
20, Jangchungdan-ro 13-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Free cancellation
The price is £55 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,485 reviews)

"Convenient location. Average service. Little choice of in hotel amenities"…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2019

Hotel Skypark Kingstown Dongdaemun
Hotel Aventree Jongno
3.5 out of 5
46, Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £31 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (983 reviews)

"The curtain was stained with beverages. The bathroom was bit moldy too."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2020

Hotel Aventree Jongno
Hostel Korea 11th Changdeokgung
2 out of 5
85, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul
The price is £19 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (239 reviews)

"Close to train station and palace. Bus to airport is about 3 minutes"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun 2019

Hostel Korea 11th Changdeokgung
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun
4 out of 5
71, Sambong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (1,108 reviews)

"저렴한 가격에 잘 쉬었어요! 오래된 호텔이라서 조금 걱정했는데 시설도 깔끔하고 위치도 좋아요!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun
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Pocket Guide: Seoul Jongno Hotels

Known for being walkable and business-friendly, the Jongno neighborhood offers many convenient options for restaurants and coffee shops. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its rich culture among the more noteworthy. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the parks, while others visit for the local theater. Jongno has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Seoul.

Sightseeing around Jongno

The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Study the collections at Owl Museum, Bukchon Museum Old Fragrance, or Whanki Museum. You can buy tickets to live performances at Sejong Cultural Center, SACHOOM Theater, and Daehangno Arts Theater. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Admiral Yi Sun Shin Statue, Gyeongbok Palace, and Gilsangsa Temple. Create some family memories at Namsan Cable Car, Namsan Botanical Garden, and Children's Grand Park.

Popular things to do in the area include shopping and sightseeing. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Samcheong Park, Waryong Park, or Mt. Inwang. Explore nature at Hongneung Arboretum, Dream Forest, and Mt. Dobong. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Ssamji-gil, Lotte Department Store, and Gwangjang Traditional Market. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Noon Square, Pyounghwa Market, and Namdaemun Market.

A few of the most popular sights in the area include Dongdaemun Market, National Museum of Korea, and Changdeok Palace. Cheongwadae Sarangchae, Seoul Museum of Chicken Art, and Hansangsoo Embroidery Museum are other top spots to see.

Getting around Jongno

If you want to get around the city, Gyeongbokgung Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Anguk Station and Gangwhamun Station.

At 9.9 miles (15.9 km), Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.) is the closest major airport to Jongno. You can also fly in and out of Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.), which is located 30.6 miles (49.2 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What is Jongno like?
Jongno is an historic neighbourhood known for its array of dining options and major shopping area. Experience the best of Jongno with a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, Gyeongbok Palace and Gwanghwamun.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Jongno?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Four Seasons Hotel Seoul is the highest ranked property in Jongno. This 5-star hotel offers 2 indoor pools and a full-service spa. It is located a short 9-minute walk from Seoul City Hall. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Nine Tree Premier Hotel Insadong and Sunbee Hotel.
How many hotels are there in Jongno?
Expedia has 273 hotels and other accommodation options in Jongno to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater Seoul area.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Jongno, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Jongno.
What is there to do around this Seoul neighbourhood?
Attractions such as Bukchon Hanok Village, National Folk Museum and Seoul National University Hospital highlight Seoul’s cultural scene. Gyeongbok Palace and Gwanghwamun are also a couple of places to visit in the neighbourhood. Favourite places to visit in the surrounding area include Heunginjimun, Cheonggyecheon and Seoul City Hall. While you’re out sightseeing, Myeongdong Street and Namdaemun Market are a couple of additional sights to visit in Seoul.
How can I get around Jongno and the greater Seoul area?
If you want to see more of the city, Anguk Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Gyeongbokgung Station and Gangwhamun Station.

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