Seoul was one of the busiest cities for travel before the pandemic hit, thanks to the boom of K-culture (or what’s called the Hallyu wave) in previous years. That’s why it’s no surprise that revenge travel plans are made with this colourful city in mind. Gearing up to head to South Korea’s capital by 2022? Check out these five hotels in Seoul you can book through Booking.com that are perfect as hubs while you explore the vibrant city.
The PLAZA Seoul, Autograph Collection
Located opposite Seoul’s iconic City Hall building, The PLAZA Seoul, Autograph Collection offers a great starting point to your adventures in the busy city. The contemporary designs of the rooms give a luxurious feel and provide a great ambience. Book through Booking.com and receive a 5% discount on your reservation. Plus, there’s also a free room upgrade from Deluxe King/Twin to Premier Suite Room offered exclusively for Genius members.
119 Sogong-ro, Taepyeongno 2(i)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
The Westin Josun Seoul
If shopping and dining at Myeongdong is at the top of your must-do list, this hotel in Seoul is the one to book. Not only is it located at the heart of Seoul’s renowned shopping district, but it’s also within walking distance to some of the city’s iconic historical landmarks and has easy access to downtown Seoul’s transport system. Score up to a 5% discount on last-minute bookings via Booking.com or get up to 12% to 17% off your early reservations if you book for two nights or more.
Sogong-ro, 106 Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
The Shilla Seoul
Seoul is a city that combines tradition with modernity and The Shilla Seoul captures this beautifully in its interior design. This five-star hotel promises world-class accommodation along with the marvellous ambience for a truly enjoyable stay. P.S. Exciting deals are waiting for members of Booking.com’s Genius program.
249 Dongho-ro, Jangchung-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Located by Gongdeok Subway Station which links to Incheon International Airport, GLAD Mapo is perfect for those who want to start exploring the heart of Seoul as soon as they arrive. The rooms give a stellar view of the cityscape day and night too. Book via Booking.com’s mobile app to enjoy exclusive deals when making a reservation at this hotel.
92 Mapo-daero, Dohwa-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Royal Hotel Seoul
Royal Hotel Seoul is one of Seoul’s historic hotels; it has contributed to the country’s tourism scene since 1971. Located at the heart of Myeongdong, it gives amazing access to the best tourist sites and shopping centres. This makes it great as a starting point for a well-rounded experience around the city.
61 Myeongdong-gil, Myeongdong 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
(Photos from: Booking.com; Cait Ellis via Unsplash)
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