Sejong Hotel - Seoul

145 Toegye-Ro, Seoul, South Korea  show map
 4 stars
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Sejong Hotel - Seoul

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Overview

The welcoming Sejong Hotel accommodates guests in a market area of Seoul. Since 1973 the hotel has been offering accommodation in a 15-story building with Italian architecture and furnishings.

Many Seoul sights, including The War Memorial of Korea, Gyeongbokgung and Statue of Sejong the Great are about 20 minutes' walk from the property. Guests can get to Seoul city center, which is 2 km away.

The hotel offers easy access to shops and department stores.

Namsan Arts Centre train station is a 5-minute walk away. Sejong Hotel is 20 km away from Gimpo airport.

Rooms

There are 335 non-smoking rooms at Sejong Hotel feature a trouser press, climate control, TV, a safe and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms overlook the garden. The rooms are decorated in modern design and equipped with a kettle and a fridge as well as en suite bathrooms with a shower cap, a bathtub and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant serves Korean dishes. Guests can try coffee and tea served in the café bar. The venue is set next to a train station and just 150 meters from Myeongdong Kyoja and SamKim Myungdong Store with a broad selection of dishes.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of KRW 27830 per person per night. 

Services

The property offers printers, a video projector and a conference room to meet the needs of business travelers.

Relax

Sejong Hotel provides a fitness centre and a gym to help guests keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   335.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Paid safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

145 Toegye-Ro, Seoul, South Korea

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City Center
  • Seoul
    3700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Seoul Station
    1.1 mi
  • Yeongdeungpo Station
    5.5 mi
Underground stations
  • Myeongdong Station
    700 ft
  • Chungmuro Station
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Myeongdong Kyoja (cuisine: Korean)
    800 ft
  • Outback Steakhouse Chungmuro Store
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    335

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Rooms and availability

Standard Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 280 sq. feet
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Standard|Standard Twin Room (Breakfast Included)

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Standard Triple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds or 2 Single beds
Size: 280 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Suite
    Bed type: 2 Single beds
    Size: 500 sq. feet
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    Non Refundable SUITE TWO BEDS

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    Deluxe Twin Room
    Bed type: Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
    Size: 335 sq. feet
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    Deluxe|Deluxe Twin - Breakfast included

    Deluxe Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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    • Air conditioning
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    Deluxe|Deluxe Triple - Breakfast included

    Room facilities
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      Deluxe Family Twin Room
      Bed type: 2 Single beds
      Size: 335 sq. feet
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      • Shower
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Sejong Hotel - Seoul Seoul location
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        Hotel Address:

        145 Toegye-Ro, Seoul, South Korea

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Seoul
          3700 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Seoul Station
          1.1 mi
        • Yeongdeungpo Station
          5.5 mi
        Underground stations
        • Myeongdong Station
          700 ft
        • Chungmuro Station
          2000 ft
        Restaurants
        • Myeongdong Kyoja (cuisine: Korean)
          800 ft
        • Outback Steakhouse Chungmuro Store
          200 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          15
        • Number of rooms:
          335

        Hotel Awards

        South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSeoulSejong

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in South Korea

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        Sejong Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Seoul City Tour - 3300 ft

        Popular areas

        • Seoul Plaza - 3000 ft
        • City Center - 3300 ft
        • Tapgol Park - 3300 ft

        Shopping areas

        • Myeong-dong - 700 ft
        • Noon Square - 1700 ft
        • Lotte Duty Free Shop - 2300 ft
        • Namdaemun Market - 3000 ft

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Myeongdong Cathedral - 700 ft
        • Korea House - 1700 ft
        • Namsangol Hanok Village - 2000 ft
        • Pagoda Park - 3300 ft
        • N Seoul Tower - 3700 ft
        • Namdaemun - 3700 ft

        Parks

        • Namsan - 3300 ft

        Theaters

        • Myeong-dong Nanta Theatre - 1400 ft

        Galleries

        • Namsan Arts Centre - 700 ft

        Underground stations

        • Myeongdong Station - 400 ft
        • Chungmuro Station - 1700 ft
        • Euljiro 1-ga Station - 2300 ft
        • Jongno-3ga station - 3300 ft
        • City Hall Station - 3300 ft
        • City hall station - 3700 ft

        Local attractions

        • Cheonggyecheon - 5300 ft
          Jongno-gu, Seoul
        • Seoul Station - 1.0 mi
          2-ga, Bongrae-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul
        • Seoul Museum of History - 1.1 mi
          2-1, Sinmunno2-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul
        • Lotte Mart Seoul Station - 1.0 mi
          426, Cheongpa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
        • National Museum of Korean Contemporary History - 1.0 mi
          198 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul

        Near the hotel

        • Myeongdong Real Gun Shooting Range - 300 ft
          12F Myeongdong Parking Lot Tower 62-12 Chungmu-ro 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
        • Myeong-dong Cathedral - 700 ft
          74 Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
        • Bank of Korea Museum - 2200 ft
          110 Namdaemunno 3-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
        • Namsan Park - 3300 ft
          100-177 Hoehyeon-dong 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
        • Myeongdong: Hyper Shopping - 1200 ft
          Jung-gu, Seoul
        • Seoul Animation Center - 1100 ft
          8-145 Yejang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul
        • Jongno - 3100 ft
          Jongno-gu, Seoul

        Restaurants nearby

        • Myeongdong Kyoja - 800 ft

          Address: 25-2, Myeong-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu
          Phone: 02-776-5348

          75% likes this, based on 413 reviews
          Cuisine: Korean

        • Gogung Myeongdong Store - 400 ft

          Address: 12-14, Chungmuro 2-ga, Jung-gu
          Phone: 02-776-3211

          69% likes this, based on 51 reviews

        • SamKim Myungdong Store - 400 ft

          Address: 12-16 Chungmu-ro 2-ga, Chung-gu
          Phone: 02-771-5025

          55% likes this, based on 42 reviews
          Cuisine: Korean

        • Outback Steakhouse Chungmuro Store - 200 ft

          Address: 60-3, Chungmuro 2-ga, Jung-gu
          Phone: 02-319-4071

          60% likes this, based on 25 reviews

        • Ouga - 400 ft

          Address: 12-13 Chungmuro 2-ga, Jung-gu
          Phone: 02-753-7533

          63% likes this, based on 15 reviews
          Cuisine: Korean

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          15
        • Number of rooms:
          335

        Hotel Awards

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        Sejong Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sejong

        Average guest rating

        7.6out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 46 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          9.2

          Just one bus from and to the airport, when you get in Incheon with 9 jet lag hours a simple way to get to the hotel is a huge plus.

        • Single
          7.4

          The hotel is conveniently located as it is near subway and shopping areas. The airport bus (6055) also stops outside the hotel.

        • Couple
          3.8

          The room is spacious. On the exterior, it looks like a 5 star hotel. The location is good for airport bus and subway. It is good especially if you have many pieces of luggage and the limousine bus service is regular and in front of the hotel.

          The central air-conditioning of the room cannot be adjusted. It is heater all day. We would prefer it to be adjustable and at least an air-conditioner option. We find it too stuffy even when the windows are opened all day. Due to the design of the windows, air couldn't flow in easily as the windows are flipped on the top. It is no doubt spring time and certain days were quite sunny and the heater was on. The toiletries (eg shower gel, shampoo and shower cap) were not replenished daily. A small bottle of shower gel for 2 persons to share and we showered at least 2 times a day. The comforters were not clean, it had some sort of blood stains on it. The TV reception was not good, the TV programmes were mostly HD, but it wasn't of that quality. The deluxe twin room located at 4th floor (we were given room 412) looks grand at the lift lobby with a private entrance. But the bathroom door couldn't be closed, the vanity top light wasn't working when we checked in, we have to call housekeeping. The bedside table light was not working either. Shouldn't all these essentials be checked before the guests arrive? And worst of all, the toilet bowl choked after day 1 and we had to call the maid for service. We also couldn't understand why a 5 star hotel could not provide free Wifi service in the room. Free service is only available in the hotel lobby. We paid 220 000 won per night for the deluxe twin. Breakfast is not included either. With this price, it falls short of our expectations. I will not stay in this hotel anymore given a choice.

        • Single
          6.6

          Staff of the hotel is very kind.

          Maybe because of the tourism season, the price was much higher than I stayed before. It was too much higher. If they have the same policy, I will never stay there again.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          Everything is clean and tidy. The staff is very nice and courteous. I really like the idea of having a rental mobile phone available in every room. The hotel is nicely located next to Myeong Dong metro station and Myeong Dong shopping area.

          There is nothing I dislike on Sejong Hotel.

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          Location is perfect, near shopping areas and all sightseing are at a walking distance. Metro is at 10 meters as well as bus stop for airport. Room is comfortable, good bed. Nice view on Seoul Tower hill.

          The price for breakfast ( 27000 WON ).

        • Group of friends
          5.0

          The location.

          Staff doesn't speak much english which is a problem. We had booked 2 nights in 2 double rooms and 1 night in a twin room ( due to lack of availability for the 3rd night) but upon check in reception confirmed we could stay in our double rooms rhe whole stay. On the first day of our trip they locked us out of our rooms because we "had not answered the phone" all day, and they wanted us to take the twin again for the 3rd night. Which we refused as the double rooms were still available! My room had a horrible smoky food smell coming through the air conditioner , i really felt nauseous every time i came in. I do not recommend this hotel.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Good location

          Checking out time is too earlier. Too noisy outside window.

        • Single
          7.0

          Location is convenient to every where

        • Family with children
          10.0

          Staff were extremely polite, courteous and helpful. I purchased the membership and got complimentary meal tickets (daily breakfast buffet, two vouchers for Chinese restaurant, two vouchers for Elysee restaurant, vouchers for cake & wine), the meals were execellent - I would highly recommend purchase of the membership, as we also received free night of stay. A must when in Sejong. Take a hike up to the Namsan. Various walking, cycling trails as wells as the stairs to the tower. I went up daily during my 2-week stay and enjoyed every moment. Make sure to take your camera. Centrally located. Very convenient for shopping, restaurants and transportation.

          The gym was not accessible as renovation was under way. However the staff recommended the Namsan - close by.

        • Single
          8.8

          I have stayed several times previously and always find the staff freindly and the facilities excellant

        • Family with children
          9.2

          Very good location as the bus from the airport stops at it's doorstep (and likewise). Walking distance to shopping and eating places. It's near stop to hop-on-hop-off bus which can take you around the city's points of interests (for new tourists like us). It's an old hotel, but was comfortable and amenities were ok (I like the soap!). The staff were helpful with regard to requests for early check-in and accommodating late check-out to some degree (e.g. allowed us to leave our luggage in some part of the hotel), and giving directions to places. It was a good stay for me and my family.

          We came in autumn, and the heater was on already . . . well, we turned it off and opened the window. Though sometimes you would want it cooler especially when sleeping. There was one time when one of the bath towels was already frayed . . . perhaps their quality control didn't see this. Perhaps also bigger bath towels.

        • Couple
          7.0

          Most part of the stay in this hotel was awesome Except no free wifi in hotel room n no free toothbrushes Which was pain in the arse.

        • Single
          6.2

          Nice position, you arrive just there from airport bus and you have subway in front of.

          Old furniture, breakfast so small quantity. Price due mainly to the position not to hotel service.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Sejong Hotel - Seoul Seoul location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        145 Toegye-Ro, Seoul, South Korea

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Seoul
          3700 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Seoul Station
          1.1 mi
        • Yeongdeungpo Station
          5.5 mi
        Underground stations
        • Myeongdong Station
          700 ft
        • Chungmuro Station
          2000 ft
        Restaurants
        • Myeongdong Kyoja (cuisine: Korean)
          800 ft
        • Outback Steakhouse Chungmuro Store
          200 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          15
        • Number of rooms:
          335

        Hotel Awards

        South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSeoulSejong

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in South Korea

        Use Badge