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Gyeongbokgung

161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
4.5
10 reviews

Gyeongbokgung was originally built during Korea's Joseon dynasty, first meant to house King Taejo. The original was destroyed by the Japanese, but the palace and the grounds have been restored beautifully. Today, the palace sits just to the west of the lovely Seochon neighborhood, north of Insadong, and near the historical Bukchon neighborhood. It's proximity to these places, as well ...

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  • 1
    0.78 miFraser Suites Seoul

    Fraser Suites Seoul

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    0.78 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4
    5 reviews

    In terms of extended-stay housing in Seoul, The Fraser Suites are a cut above the rest. It’s located in the heart of Insadong, one the most popular areas in the city for art and tourism. All of the upscale units are actually fully furnished apartments, so it’s way more than a mere hotel. The style is a harmonious melding of ...

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  • 2
    0.75 miBeewon Guesthouse

    Beewon Guesthouse

    0.75 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4
    4 reviews

    Though I wasn't able to get into a room because they were all full, Beewon seems like a really nice guesthouse. The people that work there are super-friendly and funny, and the place has a kitchen, laundry, and common area for guests to enjoy. It's also in a truly wonderful location, just a few minutes walk from Insadong, which is ...

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  • 3
    0.85 miKoreana Hotel

    Koreana Hotel

    Hotel Class:
    0.85 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    3.5
    4 reviews

    The Koreana Hotel is a sort of unforgettable institution in the city, if only because it looms so large over city hall and the street to Gwangwhamun, also home to the large statue of King Sejong. This place is popular because of it's location and the fact that it's easily accessible from other parts of the city. The Koreana is ...

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  • 4
    3.38 miHongdae Guesthouse

    Hongdae Guesthouse

    3.38 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4.5
    5 reviews

    I loved the views from the rooms. If you request a high-floored room you can see right out over the whole city. The private rooms can fit between 6-8 people comfortably and are really spacious for a hostel, with some of the beds tucked away in a cute little loft area. They come equipped with their own kitchenette, refrigerator and ...

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  • 5
    2.23 miThe Shilla Seoul

    The Shilla Seoul

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    2.23 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    5
    9 reviews

    Top of the line, beautiful modern hotel. The fitness center and spas are great. The hotel is centrally located and very near the Dongdak University metro stop. The staff is professional and endlessly helpful. Ask the anything!

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  • 6
    1.1 miLotte Hotel Seoul

    Lotte Hotel Seoul

    Hotel Class:
    1.1 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4.5
    5 reviews

    Tucked in the middle of a cluster of Seoul's busiest and most popular tourist neighborhoods, Lotte Hotel is a great option for easy access to some of the best attractions in the city. Walking distance to two different Palaces, scenic walks with traditional architecture, frenzied shopping and a plethora of restaurants all lie within a 5-20 min walking radius of ...

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    1.68 miHilton Millennium Seoul

    Hilton Millennium Seoul

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    1.68 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4
    5 reviews

    As far as massive Hilton hotel complexes are concerned, this place really is par for the course. The facilities are beautiful, having undergone a ton of updates and construction for the last few years (construction will be completely finished by the end of the summer), and it's easy to see why there were high-end travelers from all over the world ...

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    1.35 miRamada Hotel & Suites Seoul

    Ramada Hotel & Suites Seoul

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    1.35 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4
    5 reviews

    Location wise the Ramada is in a good spot. It's right by Seoul Station so has easy links to most places in the city, around the country and to the airport. I didn't get to see any rooms here as they said they don't offer a room showing service. Nevertheless, they did ask me whether I wanted to see suites ...

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  • 9
    2.82 miLotte City Hotel Mapo

    Lotte City Hotel Mapo

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    2.82 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4.5
    4 reviews

    Though I find that this hotel is pretty expensive for the area, you definitely get your money's worth. FIrst of all, the hotel is situated directly above Gongdeok station, which is a transfer station for Gimpo and Incheon airports, which means you can be there in under an hour. Gongdeok Station is also on Line 6, which makes it a ...

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  • 10
    3.28 miIP Boutique Hotel

    IP Boutique Hotel

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    3.28 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    5
    3 reviews

    Whimsical. Eclectic. Modern. Playful. Breezy. Gorgeous. I could go on and on. The IP Boutique is truly a special hotel, offering it's guests a meticulously crafted, truly "boutique" hotel experience. Walking into the lobby feels like stepping through the looking glass and into wonderland. Over-sized velvet chairs and playful swing seats adorn the waiting area near reception. The floor is ...

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  • 11
    1.22 miGolden Pond Guesthouse

    Golden Pond Guesthouse

    1.22 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4
    4 reviews

    Golden Pond's main building (where the common space is) is inside this adorable renovated hanok, or Korean traditional home. Inside, there is a warm and cozy living room area, a kitchen, and a laundry space. When I visited, everyone was having lunch together, which honestly looked like a pretty nice little afternoon. The rooms themselves are no more expensive than ...

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  • 12
    2.72 miElle Inn

    Elle Inn

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    2.72 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4.5
    3 reviews

    The best thing about Elle Inn is the huge rooms and gigantic bathrooms with huge bathtubs. They are way larger and much more modern than many of the higher range hotels in Seoul. It's also right next to one subway, making it a short ride to Seoul station, and a short walk to another. It's close to the Sookmyoung University ...

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  • 13
    1.5 miZaza Backpackers

    Zaza Backpackers

    1.5 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4
    3 reviews

    Zaza is a gem of a guesthouse, tucked away in the quaint alleyways across from Myeongdong. Owned by Min, who is a very relaxed and helpful young Korean, the place exudes coziness and comfort from the moment you walk in the door. Though all the rooms were full and I couldn't check out the actual accomodation, Min showed me the ...

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    1.14 miBong House

    Bong House

    1.14 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    3.5
    4 reviews

    Bong House is run by a nice Korean guy who seems to really enjoy talking to travelers, and the young Koreans he hires to work the desk are really chill, too. The place reminds me of an old-style Korean home, with dark wood paneling covering the common living spaces and ornate leather sofas in the middle of it all. Mr. ...

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    1.49 miPJ Hotel

    PJ Hotel

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    1.49 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    3.5
    3 reviews

    The dark concrete walls of the PJ Hotel doesn't exactly look inviting from the outside, but inside is a totally different story. The staff are all extremely friendly and most of them speak English. I had a million questions about the surrounding area and attractions, and they answered all of them with patience and fluency. There is access to a ...

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    1.13 miFraser Place Central Seoul

    Fraser Place Central Seoul

    Hotel Class:
    1.13 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    4.5
    2 reviews

    A fat fingered online booking on a return business trip to Seoul meant I reserved this place rather than the similarly named Fraser Suites in Insadong. And what a pleasant mistake it turned out to be. Having now stayed at both, I'd say this one has the edge when it comes to more contemporary interiors and less tired looking rooms. ...

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    1.38 miSejong Hotel Seoul

    Sejong Hotel Seoul

    Hotel Class:
    1.38 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    3.5
    3 reviews

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    3.24 miHamilton Hotel

    Hamilton Hotel

    Hotel Class:
    3.24 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    3
    4 reviews

    The Hamilton Hotel is an Itaewon institution: right in the middle of the action, completely conspicuous, and looming large over the often insane Itaewon party scene. I know that many families stay here because Itaewon during the day is a very interesting and diverse place, replete with restaurants and cafes and all the people watching you can manage in a ...

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    2.86 miCasaville Residence Shinchon

    Casaville Residence Shinchon

    Hotel Class:
    2.86 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    3
    3 reviews

    I had a group of friends visit Seoul recently, and I recommended this place to them for several reasons: One, it is located in Sinchon, which is a very hip and exciting university neighborhood with a TON of restaurants and bars. Two, The hotel is close to the Sinchon subway station which is one stop away from the Hongdae station, ...

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  • 20
    1.68 miHotel Acacia

    Hotel Acacia

    Hotel Class:
    1.68 mi from Gyeongbokgung
    3.5
    2 reviews

    I was a little bit intimidated when I first approached this hotel, because it looks like something that would normally be out of my budget and too fussy for my tastes. While the prices are definitely higher than other hotels in Seoul, I think it's an excellent value for the area. The staff speak English and are willing to help ...

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