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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Travel Monster

Travel Monster

2.5 out of 5

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 front desk
227, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Seoul, 110-835

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCheonggyecheon3 min walk
  • Popular LocationDongdaemun History and Culture Park13 min walk
  • Popular LocationKorea House2 min drive
  • AirportSeoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.)21 min drive

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About this area


Located in Jongno neighbourhood, Travel Monster is connected to a shopping centre. Bukchon Hanok Village and Gyeongbok Palace are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Namdaemun Market and Hyundai Department Store. Lotte World and Seoul Grand Park are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience for public transportation: Jongno 5-ga Station is 3 minutes on foot and Dongdaemun Station is 6 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Cheonggyecheon - 3 min walk
  • Dongdaemun History and Culture Park - 13 min walk
  • Korea House - 2 min drive
  • Myeongdong Street - 3 min drive
  • National Theater of Korea - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Haengsin Station - 19 min drive
  • Jongno 5-ga Station - 3 min walk
  • Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) - 57 min drive


  • Jin Ok Hwa Original Chicken Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Jinokhwa Halmae Wonjo Dakhanmari - 4 min walk
  • Buchon Yukhoe - 4 min walk
  • TOMN TOMS COFFEE - 4 min walk
  • Eunjujeong - 6 min walk

About this property

Travel Monster

Shopping hotel connected to a shopping centre in Seoul with 24-hour front desk
Coffee/tea in a common area, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and express check-out are on-site. All 19 rooms provide conveniences such as sitting areas and fridges, plus in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include microwaves, hobs and electric kettles. Housekeeping is available on request.
Travel Monster offers 19 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and complimentary slippers. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas and includes desks. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is offered on request and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • No lifts
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Korean


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • TV channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Hob


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 19


Check-out before 11 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts cash

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Dongdaemun Hotel
Hotel Dongdaemun
Hotel Tong Dongdaemun
Hotel Tong Seoul Dongdaemun
Tong Dongdaemun
Tong Seoul Dongdaemun
Travel Monster Hotel Seoul
Travel Monster Hotel
Travel Monster Seoul

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 9 out of 47 reviews
5 - Excellent 19%
Rating 4 - Good. 17 out of 47 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 11 out of 47 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 47 reviews
2 - Poor 15%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 47 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Great budget stay
He was helpful in any issues we had. It was a quiet stay. No real problems.
Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Good budget stay
The room we booked had an issue in the bathroom, so he gave us two rooms to use instead. He was very kind and helpful. We had the place to ourselves for most of our stay probably due to the time of year. It was nice and quiet.
Stayed 6 nights in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Dirty hotel
Dirty hotel and unfriendly staff! Not accommodating. Stay away from this hotel. Just a waste of money!
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
All good: good location staff is very friendly room is clean
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2018

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
SK trip
Location is really good. Very accessible to trains and other means of transportation. Not a fancy hotel but clean enough for a budget stay.
Stayed 6 nights in Sep 2018