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4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationGyeongbok Palace13 min walk
    Popular LocationKorea House3 min drive
    Popular LocationNamdaemun Market20 min drive
    AirportSeoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.)97 min drive

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  • Standard Twin Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room
  • [Morning PKG] Standard Twin Room + 2 To Go Breakfast

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More details[Morning PKG] Standard Twin Room + 2 To Go Breakfast
  • [24hr Stay PKG] Standard Family Twin Room + Check In: 3pm-10pm, Check Out: 24hr from Check In Time

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More details[24hr Stay PKG] Standard Family Twin Room + Check In: 3pm-10pm, Check Out: 24hr from Check In Time
  • [Own Your Shilla Stay 3] Standard Twin Room - Raffle Ticket + Limited Pink Mini Bear

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More details[Own Your Shilla Stay 3] Standard Twin Room - Raffle Ticket + Limited Pink Mini Bear
  • Family Twin Room

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsFamily Twin Room
  • [After work life PKG] Standard Twin Room - 6PM Late Check-in

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More details[After work life PKG] Standard Twin Room - 6PM Late Check-in
  • [Morning PKG] Deluxe Double Room + 2 To Go Breakfast

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[Morning PKG] Deluxe Double Room + 2 To Go Breakfast
  • Premier Deluxe Double Room - Free minibar (4 items)

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsPremier Deluxe Double Room - Free minibar (4 items)
  • [Morning PKG] Standard Family Twin Room + 3 To Go Breakfast

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More details[Morning PKG] Standard Family Twin Room + 3 To Go Breakfast
  • [24hr Stay PKG] Premier Deluxe Double Room + Check In: 3pm-10pm, Check Out: 24hr from Check In Time

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[24hr Stay PKG] Premier Deluxe Double Room + Check In: 3pm-10pm, Check Out: 24hr from Check In Time
  • [Morning PKG] Standard Double Room + 1 To Go Breakfast

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[Morning PKG] Standard Double Room + 1 To Go Breakfast
  • [Food & Sleep PKG] Premier Deluxe Double Room + 2 To Go Breakfast + 3pm Check Out

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[Food & Sleep PKG] Premier Deluxe Double Room + 2 To Go Breakfast + 3pm Check Out
  • [Food & Sleep PKG] Standard Family Twin Room + 3 To Go Breakfast + 3pm Check Out

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More details[Food & Sleep PKG] Standard Family Twin Room + 3 To Go Breakfast + 3pm Check Out
  • [24hr Stay PKG] Deluxe Double Room + Check In: 3pm-10pm, Check Out: 24hr from Check In Time

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[24hr Stay PKG] Deluxe Double Room + Check In: 3pm-10pm, Check Out: 24hr from Check In Time
  • Deluxe Double Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • [Own Your Shilla Stay 3] Standard Double Room - Raffle Ticket + Limited Pink Mini Bear

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[Own Your Shilla Stay 3] Standard Double Room - Raffle Ticket + Limited Pink Mini Bear
  • [One More Stay PKG] Deluxe Double Room + Shilla Stay 1 Night Stay Voucher

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[One More Stay PKG] Deluxe Double Room + Shilla Stay 1 Night Stay Voucher
  • Standard Double Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room
  • [Food & Sleep PKG] Deluxe Double Room + 2 To Go Breakfast + 3pm Check Out

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[Food & Sleep PKG] Deluxe Double Room + 2 To Go Breakfast + 3pm Check Out
  • [After work life PKG] Standard Double Room - 6PM Late Check-in

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[After work life PKG] Standard Double Room - 6PM Late Check-in
  • Grand Deluxe Room

    Room amenities

    • 45 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsGrand Deluxe Room
  • [Food & Sleep PKG] Standard Double Room + 1 To Go Breakfast + 3pm Check Out

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[Food & Sleep PKG] Standard Double Room + 1 To Go Breakfast + 3pm Check Out
  • [Morning PKG] Premier Deluxe Double Room + 2 To Go Breakfast

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details[Morning PKG] Premier Deluxe Double Room + 2 To Go Breakfast

About this area

Seoul

Located in Seoul's Jongno neighbourhood, Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun is in the city centre and near a metro station. Gwanghwamun Plaza and Sejong Cultural Center are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Jogyesa Temple and Cheonggye Plaza. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Seoul World Cup Stadium or Seoul Olympic Stadium. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Gyeongbok Palace - 13 min walk
  • Korea House - 3 min drive
  • Dongdaemun History and Culture Park - 4 min drive
  • N Seoul Tower - 4 min drive
  • Namdaemun Market - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Jonggak Station - 6 min walk
  • Haengsin Station - 17 min drive
  • AirportSeoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) - 97 min drive

Restaurants

  • Balwoo Gongyang - 4 min walk
  • Maggio - 4 min walk
  • Starbucks - 4 min walk
  • Imun Seolleongtang - 5 min walk
  • 빌즈 광화문 - bills Gwanghwamun - 5 min walk

About this property

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

4-star Seoul hotel in Jongno, walk to Cheonggyecheon
A restaurant, a health club and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a business centre, meeting rooms and dry cleaning are on-site. All 338 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, TVs with cable channels, and conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include premium bedding, free bottled water and hairdryers.
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun offers 338 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include baths or showers, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

This Seoul hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of CESCO (S. Korea)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends: KRW 23000 for adults and KRW 16000 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Health club

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Business services

  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Business centre
  • Computer station

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.
This property provides Muslim guest accommodation amenities on request. Contact the office in advance of arrival using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
This property provides Muslim guest accommodation amenities on request.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: KRW 23000 for adults and KRW 16000 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Hotel Seoul
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Hotel
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Seoul
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Hotel
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Seoul
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Hotel Seoul

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun and receive a full refund?
Yes, Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun?
As of 26 Nov 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun on 6 Dec 2020 start from NZ$100, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
What time is check-in at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun located?
Located in Jongno, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Jogyesa Temple, Sejong Cultural Center and Gwanghwamun Plaza. Cheonggye Plaza and Gyeongbok Palace are also within 15 minutes. Jonggak Station is 6 minutes by foot and Gangwhamun Station is 6 minutes.
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5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
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2 - Poor
54
1 - Terrible
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4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
My room was slightly dirty and there were some stains up the towels so I wasn't sure if they were clean. The staff was friendly and very polite. :) The breakfast was kind of expensive but good food.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good for business trip
Room was good and spacious. Underground parking lot is small, if the lot is full, hotel provides nearby parking lot, cost covered by hotel.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

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