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Sejong Hotel

#75 of 417 Hotels in Seoul
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145, Toegye-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-012, South Korea
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bochum, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The desk and concierge staffs are friendly and very helpful. They help us arranged our tour to DMZ and some insights on surrounding attractions. Check-in is very easy. Breakfast and restaurant is great. Big selections on Menu for the breakfast. Quick elevators. Since it is equipped with few elevators, there is almost zero waiting time to go up and down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just got back from Korea two days ago, staying in Sejong Hotel for most of my days there. I was very impressed that the toilets had bidets (Japanese toilets), a feature I hadn't seen in other countries I've visited, but I haven't been to Japan. Yes for me, toilets with bidet is very important because I'm not used to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a short walk from Myeongding shopping district and the subway station is just outside the hotel. The location is good as most attractions are only a few stops from the hotel. Tomas Pyun who was at the reception when we checked in selected a very nice room with a good view and it was very spacious. The staff were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Location is excellent. Staff of the hotel is very accommodating and pleasant. The hotel made some upgrades since I last stayed in March 2014. Almost everything you want to see or do is within walking distance. Most of the independent sightseeing tour companies can and will pick you up from this hotel for day tours. I would definitely stay here... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Experiences with staff were all very good. Got a good view of Namsan Tower from level 12. Location is perfect, just 2mins away from myeongdong shopping. 1 min walk from the airport bus transfer. However the style definitely feels vintage to me and with the same price, i would choose a more modern feel hotel. This type of hotel do... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

great location close to N Seoul tower, you can reach cable car station (going to the tower) by taxi 5000 won or just walking 15 minutes (2 km). MRT station is on the front of the hotel and Myeong Dong street market is behind the hotel. McD, starbucks, shops, seven eleven, street food can reach around hotel. Near to folk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The Sejong Hotel in Seoul is ideal for tourists on multiple counts. First, location, location, location. You can take a direct KAL limousine - bus number 6015 - from Incheon Airport to the hotel for KRW10,000 per journey. It will send you to the same side of your hotel and you just need to drag your bag a few meters.... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stay with my friends for 3 nights. Fair room rate and room (twin room) is spacious. Just short distance (few min. walk) to the Myeongdong shopping area, metro and airport shuttle. Staff are friendly and helpful.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This hotel is well situated in a central area, close to the train line and shopping. Staff were friendly and professional. Rooms were spacious, clean and well maintained. I found the price very reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

It was my 2nd time in Sejong hotel in 2 years. Location was as a corner of MyeongDong which makes it easy for us to move around the area. Food outlets everywhere. Within walking distance to Folk Village. It was a bonus we had a view of Namsan both times we stayed there. Rooms were spacious enough though the toilet... More 

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Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighborhood 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 neighborhood’s popularity, as well as its close proximity to other popular sights and neighborhoods, makes it one of Seoul’s most popular places to stay.
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