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Sejong Hotel

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Sunland, California, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

close to myeongdong shopping area, exit 10 of myeongdong metro is right in front of the hotel. breakfast buffett is OK, can be a bit better with more options. the hotel in general is a bit dated, but everything still works. only one downside, one time our room started smelling with cigarette smoke coming out of the ac.

Thank itz3sha
Parkdale, Australia
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Good hotel has gym and sauna, clean room and friendly service, very central to everything, close to tower you can walk their, has great bathroom and daily room clean, has restaurant down stairs, extremely clean place.

1 Thank south01
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The location was great, few steps to Myeongdong shopping and restaurant area. Hotel room was spacious, room service was quite clean but you have to run after the cleaning lady to ask for tea or coffee. They didn't bother to check. Once asked, she was OK to give me some. I've got ankle sprain during my stay in Seoul, ambulance... More 

Thank hanhrolland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I was there with my hubby last Nov-Dec 2015. For ladies who loves shopping, this is the hotel for you. It's steps away from the famous Myeongdong street and the subway is in very near the hotel. Extremely convenient, easy excess to train station. Basic amenities provided. Clean. The room setting and interior, nothing special. IMO, this hotel need some... More 

Thank Drachel2004
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

For a four star hotel that was fairly exxy the service was shocking and the rooms were very, very average at best. I'm sure the language barrier didn't help but a general desire to help or support was hard to find. The room was constantly at 28 degrees celsius and there was no one prepared to help. After two nights... More 

Thank Anthony N
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

City views hotel room, can directly watch Seoul tower from the room. The hotel is near myeongdong station exit 10, convenient store is next to the hotel. Myeongdong shopping district is in walking distance, so you can back to your room whenever you want. Nice place to stay and friendly staff.

Thank Denise N
Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Perfect location, within walking distance to eateries, shopping, and subway. Hotel room was clean, they have a tripple room which can fit 4 people, perfect for a family. What we love the most though was that food and shopping can be found just 1 minute walking distance.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Location is good. A few minutes walk away from airport shuttle bus stop and underground station. Also it's very near shopping area. The room is clean and comfortable. My room can see N seoul tower clearly.

1 Thank W T
Basildon, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This excellent hotel is located a little out of the main areas of Seoul but dont let this put you off. Located next to a metro station, the airport buses also stop just outside the reception, also perfect for walking upto the N.Seoul Tower. Cant fault the hotel, the room or the staff - excellent stay.

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Singapore, Singapore
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85 reviews
38 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

Located just a little walk off the main Myeongdong street, so it's great for someone who wants to be near the action but have a little peace and quiet. One of the train station exits was right at the doorstep of the hotel so it was easy to get to other parts of Seoul as well. The hotel does look... More 

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Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighbourhood and undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of one another. The rise in popularity of Korean cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a must-see for visitors who come and marvel at Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and Shinsaegae’s massive department stores are also popular draws for both Korean and luxury products. The department stores, just like Myeongdong’s streets, are crowded around the clock. Myeongdong’s many street food carts are also immensely popular for their inexpensive and quirky offerings (French-fry-encrusted corn dogs, anyone?). The neighbourhood’s popularity, as well as its close proximity to other popular sights and neighbourhoods, makes it one of Seoul’s most popular places to stay.
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Address: 145, Toegye-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04537, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Price Range: $116 - $354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sejong Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 333
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Seoul Sejong Hotel
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#43 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
#52 Business Hotel in Seoul
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“Our room was twin with a view of Namsun”
 of 5 bubbles Akichankonabe, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“May be real standard room or deluxe room are better. Never try semi double room, and also never take rooms without window.”
 of 5 bubbles el_nino1969, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A room facing the N. Seoul Tower is probably the best bet - high is also better”
 of 5 bubbles danJDmurphy, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the Seoul Tower.”
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