The Best 5-Star Hotels in Seoul, Korea

The Best 5-Star Hotels in Seoul, Korea

Where do you want to stay in Seoul? The capital of South Korea is a busy city with lots of bright lights, beautiful buildings, charming streets, and an electric atmosphere.

But choosing where to stay in Seoul isn't easy because there are so many different neighborhoods, each with its own special features and charm. But this also means that there's something for every kind of traveler, whether you want the glitz and glam of Gangnam or the art and culture scene of Insadong.

If you're planning a trip to Seoul, these high-end hotels have you covered for where to stay. At the end of the day, if there's one thing you should spend money on today, it's a quiet night in.

1. Hotel Naru Seoul MGallery Ambassador

Hotel Naru Seoul MGallery Ambassador

Hotel Naru Seoul Ambassador MGallery The Hotel MGallery Ambassador is in Seoul, about 3.5 kilometers from Ewha Woman's University. It has a restaurant, private parking, an outdoor pool, and a bar. This high-end hotel has a concierge service for guests. There is a sauna, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour front desk at the hotel. Every room in the hotel has a desk where you can work. The bathroom is right next to the bedroom. It has a bidet, a bathrobe, and slippers.

The Hotel Naru Seoul MGallery Ambassador has flat-screen TVs and personal safes in every room. At the motel, guests can get a good start to their day with a free breakfast. Hongik University is 3.7 km away, and Seoul Station is 3.6 km away from the Hotel Naru Seoul MGallery Ambassador. The hotel is only 15 km away from Gimpo International Airport.


2. Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

The Four Seasons Hotel Seoul is only a few minutes walk from the busy Gwanghwamun Plaza. It has five restaurants, a fully-equipped fitness center, and traditional Korean saunas, as well as sweeping views of the city. The city hall, the Cheonggyecheon Stream, the royal Gyeongbokgung Palace, and the Sejong Art Center are all within a 10-minute walk of the 5-star hotel. All of the modern rooms and suites have floor-to-ceiling windows that give stunning views of the old city center below. There's a flat-screen LCD TV, remote-controlled curtains, and an iPad Mini that lets you use the hotel's services, like the 24-hour room service.

People can eat Korean, Cantonese, Japanese, Italian, or a mix of these and other cuisines at the Four Seasons Hotel Seoul. At Bar Boccalino or Charles H., you can choose from a long list of wines or a special cocktail. Golf Experience lets people play on replicas of some of the world's most famous courses that are made in beautiful 3D without leaving their homes. Individual training plans are available at the fitness center.

The Korean sauna is on the ninth floor. It has both dry and wet sauna rooms, baths, a TV area, and daybeds for a nap in the middle of the day. The Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul has a front desk that is open 24 hours a day and a number of business services. You don't have to pay extra to use the WiFi. The valet service costs money. From the Four Seasons Hotel Seoul, it takes about 40 minutes to drive to Gimpo Airport. Going west, it takes about 70 minutes to drive to Incheon International Airport.


3. Signiel Seoul

Signiel Seoul

The best hotel in the world. Romantic. Beautiful scenery, for sure. All 235 rooms at Signiel Seoul, which is on floors 76 through 101 of Lotte World Tower, have amazing views of the city. This five-star hotel is very nice. It has a champagne bar, a restaurant with a Michelin star, an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a ballroom. All guests can use the free WiFi, and the hotel is right next to the Jamsil Subway Station, which can be reached through an underground passageway. Each room has a carpeted floor, a flat-screen TV, a minibar, a refrigerator, a coffee maker, and an in-room safe, and a coffee maker. In the bathroom, there is a blow dryer and free toiletries.

The Signiel Seoul has services for its guests like a place to store their bags, valet parking, and a helpful concierge. There is an extra charge for laundry, dry cleaning, pressing pants, and ironing. BUENA is a restaurant in Seoul, South Korea, with one Michelin star. It serves lunch and dinner with a Korean twist. Yannick Alléno, who has three Michelin stars, invites people to his restaurant STAY to try his well-known French food. There are seven kilometers between Signiel Seoul and Gangnam Station, and it takes less than twenty minutes to get to COEX Mall. From the hotel, it takes 45 minutes to drive to Gimpo Airport, and less than 70 minutes to drive to Incheon International Airport.


4. Grand Mercure Ambassador Hotel and Residences Seoul Yongsan

Grand Mercure Ambassador Hotel and Residences Seoul Yongsan

The Grand Mercure Ambassador Seoul Yongsan gives its guests access to the Seoul Dragon City complex next door, which has a fitness center, an indoor golf range, a yoga studio, and more. There are 202 pet-friendly rooms at the Grand Mercure Yongsan. Each one has a full kitchen and as many as three bedrooms. The bathroom has a shower and a tub, and toiletries are provided for free.

All the time, you can use the kitchens at A La Maison, In Style, and Food Exchange. Mega Bites and Sky Kingdom both have fees to get in and serve appetizers, alcoholic drinks, and entertainment at night. Both the Yeouido business center and the Itaewon shopping district are 10 minutes away by car from the hotel. Gimpo Airport is a 30-minute drive from Grand Mercure Ambassador Seoul Yongsan, and Incheon International Airport is a 90-minute bus ride away.


5. Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower

Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower

Since its grand opening in September 2018, when it was called Lotte Hotel The Executive Tower, guests can look out over the whole city. Both wired and wireless connections to the internet are fast and free. You can also use the front desk and the comfortable lounge. Each room has a flat-screen TV, a coffee maker, and a minibar. Private bathrooms with tubs are found in the suites.

The Pierre Gagnaire restaurant has three Michelin stars and serves French food made with seasonal ingredients. On-site, there are high-end event spaces that are great for weddings, corporate events, and other big parties. The Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower is close to the exciting Myeongdong district, where you can find a wide range of shops, restaurants, and other attractions. From the hotel, it takes an hour to drive to Incheon International Airport, and it takes 40 minutes to get to Gimpo International Airport.


6. Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas

Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas

The elegant Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas is conveniently located in the middle of Gangnam-gu, just five minutes walk from Samseong Subway Station. Among the many things to do there, the indoor pool stands out. The five-star hotel's restaurants and bars serve food from all over the world, like modern French and fancy Japanese food. This hotel gives its guests free Wi-Fi.

The large rooms are tastefully decorated in neutral colors and have a flat-screen TV, a coffee/tea maker, and air conditioning. The en suite bathroom has both a shower and a tub to soak in. People staying at the hotel can work out in the gym or swim a few laps in the heated indoor pool. The Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas is only 480 meters from the COEX Aquarium and the ASEM Tower, among other places of interest. The famous Apgujeong Rodeo Street and Lotte World are about three kilometers away.


7. JW Marriott Hotel Seoul

JW Marriott Hotel Seoul

The JW Marriott Seoul is conveniently located in the middle of the city, right above the Shinsegae Department Store, the Seoul Express Bus Terminal, and the Seoul Subway Station, which is accessible by Lines 3, 7, and 9. This hotel has seven different restaurants, an indoor pool, and room service that is available 24 hours a day. The hotel can pick up and drop off guests at the airport. The WiFi is free everywhere in the building. All of the rooms are tastefully decorated in a modern style, and all have amazing views of the city or river. All of the rooms have minibars, safes, and flat-screen TVs. In the room's bathroom, there is both a tub and a separate shower stall.

In the Executive Lounge, there is a private area for checking in and out, free food and drinks, and access to a business center. You can get breakfast and small snacks in the evening. The spa and fitness center at the hotel has a squash court, an indoor golf course, and a basketball court. There is also a running track that is 85 meters long and 350 pieces of training equipment that are made for professionals. There is a Pilates studio, a gym, a screen golf zone, a basketball court, a squash court, a swimming pool, a jacuzzi, a cabana, and a sauna, among other specialized areas. The Margaux Grill is known for its seafood and prime meats that are grilled over a wood fire. Tamayura is a traditional Japanese restaurant that serves three different kinds of Japanese food: Kaiseki, Edomae sushi, and Western-style live teppanyaki. Flavors is a high-end buffet restaurant with a lot of tasty options that are all made fresh when you ask for them. MOBO Bar, Cafe One, and The Lounge all serve drinks and light food.


8. Andaz Seoul Gangnam

 Andaz Seoul Gangnam

At the Andaz Seoul Gangnam, the front desk, room service, and WiFi internet access are all available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We can set up private parking for you for a fee. Hotel guests can relax in rooms that are air-conditioned and have closets, coffee makers, refrigerators, minibars, safes, flat-screen TVs, and private bathrooms with bidets. In each room at the Andaz Seoul Gangnam, you'll find bed sheets and bath towels. At the motel, guests can get a good start to their day with a free breakfast.

At the Andaz Seoul Gangnam, spa and health services include an indoor pool and a hot tub, among other things. The hotel is close to both Gangnam Station and the Bongeunsa Temple, which is only 4.1 kilometers away. The closest airport to the Andaz Seoul Gangnam is Gimpo International Airport, which is 25 kilometers away.


9. The Plaza Seoul

The Plaza Seoul

The Plaza is a stylish boutique hotel in the city center with free WiFi and a pool. It's just a 2-minute walk from City Hall Station, which makes it easy to get to the center of town. The rooms at The Plaza have air conditioning and are decorated in a modern style with soothing colors, automatic curtains, and a big flat-screen TV. Every room comes with a slipper and a tea/coffee maker.

There is a spa and a fitness center in the hotel where people can get massages or work out. The hotel has free parking, a business center, and a place to do dry cleaning. The Seven Square has a Mediterranean-style buffet, and the Taoyuan restaurant is known for its oil-free Chinese food. From Incheon International Airport, it will take about an hour to take a taxi to The Plaza. Namdaemun and Myeongdong, two of the best places to shop in Seoul, are less than a kilometer from the hotel.


10. Vista Walkerhill Seoul - formerly W Seoul

Vista Walkerhill Seoul - formerly W Seoul

The Vista Walkerhill Seoul, which used to be called W Seoul, is a stylish hotel on the Han River with views of Acha Mountain and the city below. The rooms have high-end designer touches like flat-screen TVs and soft furniture, as well as soft 400-thread-count sheets and mattresses. Each room has a private bathroom with a rain shower and/or a tub for some rest and relaxation. The W Seoul, which is now Vista Walkerhill Seoul, is only 1.45 kilometers from the Gwangnaru Subway Station.

You can walk or take a taxi to the Walkerhill Casino in about 15 minutes. Incheon International Airport is about 74 kilometers away. Guests can park for free. At Away Spa, guests can relax and unwind in an outdoor Hinoki tub. The Sweat® Fitness Centre has yoga classes, and the 2 km jogging track has beautiful views. People who speak more than one language work at the front desk, which is open 24 hours a day. They can help with things like renting a car or setting up a tour. Moegi serves traditional Japanese food, and Del Vino has a breakfast buffet and serves Italian food. Tonic, which serves healthy food, and Re: Bar, which is a bar, are two more options.


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