Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

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40-inch TV with cable channels
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Overview of Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with restaurant, near Jogyesa Temple

8.4/10 Very good

1,267 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
Map
71, Sambong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • Self parking
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Computer station
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting rooms
For families
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Elevator
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Jongno
  • U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Korea - 3 min walk
  • Gwanghwamun - 8 min walk
  • Seoul City Hall - 11 min walk
  • Gyeongbok Palace - 13 min walk
  • Deoksugung Palace - 14 min walk
  • Bukchon Hanok Village - 14 min walk
  • Namdaemun Market - 19 min walk
  • Changgyeonggung Palace - 19 min walk
  • Namsan Park - 25 min walk
  • Korea House - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • Gimpo Intl. Airport (GMP) - 45 min drive
  • Incheon Intl. Airport (ICN) - 81 min drive
  • Suseo Station - 17 min drive
  • Haengsin Station - 17 min drive
  • Anyang Station - 24 min drive
  • Jonggak Station - 6 min walk
  • Gwanghwamun Station - 8 min walk
  • Anguk Station - 8 min walk

About this property

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

When you stay at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun, you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Gyeongbok Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village. The restaurant is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after visiting the health club for a workout, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. This upscale hotel is also within a 15-minute walk of Gwanghwamun and Seoul City Hall. The helpful staff and overall property condition get good marks from fellow travelers. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Jonggak Station is 6 minutes and Gwanghwamun Station is 8 minutes.

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/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices 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 sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 338 rooms
  • Arranged over 19 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

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
  • The listed parking fee includes one exit from the garage per stay. Each additional exit from the garage will incur a KRW 5,000 fee in addition to the listed per-night parking fee.
  • This property provides Muslim guest accommodation amenities on request.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (KRW 10000 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) 6:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2015
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Health club

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 40-inch TV
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of KRW 23000 for adults and KRW 16000 for children (approximately)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Parking

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Self parking costs KRW 10000 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea).

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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

Overall score and ratings

8.4

Very good

8.3/10

Cleanliness

8.5/10

Staff & service

7.8/10

Amenities

8.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.0/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

EunKyu, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kyong, 5-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Namhyo, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

This hotel feels run down. The wall had stain and bathroom had mold. Wouldn’t recommend
3-night trip
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6/10 Good

JIYOUNG, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Dukyong, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Hyunjoo, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Minjung, 1-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Staff were kindly but room was not block next room’s sound. Some people gathered and had a party in the room. So terrible….
Kukhyun, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing staff very helpful to foreigners
Matthew, 1-night family trip
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