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Where to Stay in South Korea for a Great Trip

Flying off to South Korea? Whether you want to stay in the hustling and bustling city, or enjoy the calming waters of Jeju Island, we’ve got a hotel for you.

Here are our top picks for hotels in South Korea perfect for whatever kind of adventure that you’re into:



1. Lotte Hotel Busan

Lotte Hotel Busan
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Lotte Hotel Busan is the largest hotel in Busan with as many as 650 elegantly-appointed rooms and suites.

Most of the rooms have neutral palettes of brown and blue, but Lotte Hotel Busan has a special two-bedroom suite that’s heavily decorated in green so that it’s reminiscent of a baseball field.

Filled with baseball paraphernalia, photographs and a Nintendo Wii for entertainment, this room is dedicated to baseball right fielder Choo Shin Soo.

  • Location:  72, Gaya-daero, Busanjin-gu, Busanjin, Busan
  • Check the latest  Lotte Hotel Busan rates here
  • Nearby Attractions: Seven Luck Casino, Lotte Department Store and Busan Citizens Park

2. Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul
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With sleek lines and chic interiors, guests are treated to luxurious rooms and world-class facilities. The hotel’s rooms and suites have floor-to-ceiling windows which allows guests to bask in natural light and to enjoy the city’s breathtaking view.

Guests can also enjoy food from several fine dining options, take a dip in one of the hotel’s three pools, and get a massage at the spa.

As if that wasn’t impressive enough, the Four Seasons has an indoor golfing range that makes use of floor-to-ceiling 3D screens with state-of-the-art technology from Track Man.

  • Location:  97, Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Gwanghwamun, Jongno, Seoul
  • Check the latest  Four Seasons Hotel Seoul rates here
  • Nearby Attractions:  Sejong Cultural Center, Seoul Museum of History and Gwanghwamun Plaza

3. L7 Myeongdong by LOTTE

L7 Myeongdong
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L7 Myeongdong is a hotel that provides guests with a clean and comfortable stay while helping them acclimate to the local trendy culture. Close to major shopping destinations and tourist attractions, the hotel boasts of a foot spa and of a style service!

For the latter, the hotel has partnered with the best K-beauty experts to take care of your hair and make-up, treating you like a K-pop star for as long as you need.

  • Location:  137 Toegye-ro Jung-gu, Jung, Myeongdong, Seoul
  • Check the latest L7 Myeongdong by LOTTE rates here
  • Nearby Attractions:  Myeongdong Cathedral, Myeongdong Shopping Street and Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market

4. The Central Park Hotel Songdo

The Central Park Hotel Songdo
photo via website

Songdo Central Park Hotel offers 300 classic-style rooms with WiFi, a flat-screen TV, a bath and a marbled, Korean heated floor.

The hotel has a ballroom that can hold up to 730 guests, and there’s 24-hour front desk services, currency exchange and luggage storage. Guests can dine at High Wave Buffet or at the lobby lounge Panorama.

  • Location:  193, Techno Park-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Yeonsu, Incheon
  • Check the latest Central Park Hotel Songdo rates here
  • Nearby Attractions:  Songdo Central Park, NC Cube Canal Walk and The Memorial Hall for Incheon Landing Operation

5. Hotel RegentMarine

Hotel RegentMarine
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With 327 spacious guest rooms, Hotel RegentMarine offers guests a stay with unparalleled comfort and simple luxuries – from crisp and clean linens to a breathtaking view of the Jeju Sea.

Hotel facilities include restaurant, outdoor pool, meeting rooms, a business center and a gym.

  • Location:  20, Seobudu 2-gil, Jeju City, Jeju Island
  • Check the latest Hotel RegentMarine rates here
  • Nearby Attractions:  Jeju Waterworld, Jungang Underground Shopping Center and Dongmun Market

6. Hotel Leo

Hotel Leo
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This four-star hotel offers guests a stunning view of Jeju City, all while enjoying a room equipped with climate control, WiFi, an en suite bathroom with a tub, a hairdryer and toiletries.

The hotel itself has a restaurant, 24-hour front desk service, a gym and fitness center, and playpens and strollers you can rent for kids.

  • Location:  14, Sammu-ro, Jeju City, Jeju Island
  • Check the latest Hotel Leo rates here
  • Nearby Attractions:  Nexon Computer Museum, Jeju Stadium and Iho Beach

7. Canvas Hostel

Canvas Hostel
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With several rooms perfect for families, couples or solo travelers – Canvas Hostel is a soundproof accommodation in the busy Haeundae district of Busan.

This non-smoking property has chic black and white interiors, sleek lines, dorm rooms and private rooms that also have their own bathrooms, hairdryers, toiletries and slippers.

  • Location:  13, Haeundaehaebyeon-ro 197beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Haeundae, Busan
  • Check the latest Canvas Hostel rates here
  • Nearby Attractions:  DongBaek Park, Haeundae Beach and Busan Aquarium

8. Shilla Stay Cheonan

Shilla Stay Cheonan
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This business hotel has 24-hour front desk and concierge service, airport shuttle to and fro Cheongju International Airport, a business center and meeting rooms.

The interior boasts of a neutral palette and a sleek and modern design making it the perfect place to meet up with colleagues for business events or meals at the in-house restaurant or bar.

  • Location:  163, Dongseo-daero, Seobuk-gu, Cheonan (Seobuk), Chungnam
  • Check the latest Shilla Stay Cheonan rates here
  • Nearby Attractions:  Cheonan Baekseok Stadium, Woo Jeong Hills Golf Course and Osan Air Base Airport

9. Konjiam Resort

Konjiam Resort
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If you want to get out of the city and enjoy some fresh air, Konjiam Resort is your best bet. With a botanical garden that spans 165,000 square meters, guests can enjoy a relaxing stroll through the lush greenery or they can relax at the spa for the ultimate physical and mental retreat.

If you’re more of an adrenaline junkie, why not ski or snow board down the slopes at the resort’s ski world.

  • Location:  278, Docheogwit-ro, Docheok-myeon, Gwangju, Gyeonggi
  • Check the latest  Konjiam Resort rates here
  • Nearby Attractions:  Caribbean Bay, Seongnam Arts Center and Namhansanseong Provincial Park

10. Holiday Inn Resort Alpensia Pyeongchang

Holiday Inn Resort Alpensia Pyeongchang
photo via website

Perfect for adrenaline junkies, this hotel gives guests a relaxing stay after a day of skiing in the winter or golfing during the summer. As if that wasn’t enough, Gangneung’s coastline is a quick 20-minute drive away in case you need a little vitamin sea during your trip.

  • Location:  325, Solbong-ro Daegwallyeong-myeon, Gangreung, Gangwon
  • Check the latest  Holiday Inn Resort Alpensia Pyeongchang rates here
  • Nearby Attractions:  Alpensia Ski Resort and Ski Museum, Woljeongsa Temple and Odaesan National Park


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