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3.0 of 5 20, Samil-daero 32ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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sao paulo
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It surely exceeded my expectations. I chose Hotel Icon based on the other reviews but It was way beyond what I´d expected. I loved the location of this hotel. I know most people find it difficult to locate it, but once you get the surroundings you realize how easy and convenient it is. The staff is the best! I was... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, daughter and I stayed at this hotel in Jan 2015. The room is a bit small but the floor heating was superb. The owners were so hospitable and upon arrival, Mr Baek, showed us where the nearest subways are and later even offered to drive us to Namsan Seoul Tower. The next morning, Ms Jung drove us to... More 

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Maryland USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Hotel Icon in February 2014. Recently, when we had an opportunity to stopover in Seoul when we were flying on Korean Air we chose the Icon again. It was another excellent stay due mostly to the owners and staff who make it very hospitable and personal. Highly recommended.

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Rome, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in very good position, close to the metro station, airport limousine stop, and also by walk you can go verywhere. The room are little bit small and I don't like the shower in "korean style" but I have to say that the owners are very good person, they help you in everything. I just asked them an... More 

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IconSeoul, Owner at Hotel Icon, responded to this review

Dear Foggia We very much appreciate your valuable comments regarding your stay at the Hotel Icon We are very happy to hear you were satisfied with your stay at our hotel and enjoyed the convenient location benefit with your journey We would like to deeply thank you for staying with us. We will always do our best to go above... More 

2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel Icon, Korea, is simply the best! It is tucked away and not that easy to find, but once you do, its location is strategically located near tourist spots. Insadong and convenience stores are also just a walk away. The rooms may be small but to our family, it was warm and cosy and the floor heating was superb (for... More 

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IconSeoul, Owner at Hotel Icon, responded to this review

Dear Gracephan I would like to thank you very much for your wonderful comments which you made quickly before you recovered the fatigue of the journey. We are very happy to hear you were satisfied with your stay at our hotel. We will always try our best to go above and beyond expectation to maximize our guest's satisfaction. It was... More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My teenage daughter and I stayed here ifor three nights and it was a lovely hotel. The owner is very friendly and came to check that we were ok since he did not see us the first day. He showed us a map and explained where the most interesting areas were and even drove us to where we wanted to... More 

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IconSeoul, Owner at Hotel Icon, responded to this review

Dear Anita We very much appreciate your valuable comments regarding your stay at the Hotel Icon. It's greatful to know you experience at Hotel Icon was good. We are continually working up a sweat to make sure our guests have a nice staying with us. I hope your previous stay and experience will bring you back to our hotel. It... More 

Singapore, null, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked in a quiet spot in Seoul. But quite convenient as near to quite a few attractions in Seoul. (Insadong Street, Changdeokgung Palace, Bukchon Hanok Villiage etc). Might be a challenge to find for the 1st time as its in a small alley. (Travel to Anguk Station Exit 4, Follow the old Korean styled wall will be on your left,... More 

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IconSeoul, Owner at Hotel Icon, responded to this review

Deat Yuzhong We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hotel Icon. Thank you very much for your high value on convenient location and good price. We will do our best to make sure that your next visit will be much more pleasant than the previous one. Once again thank you very much for choosing the Hotel... More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My name is Rosaline Hii. We stayed in Hotel Icon 6 nights out of our 8-day trip to Korea. The owners Mr Baek and Mrs Jung made our stay so memorable and unforgettable that we're still feeling nostalgic for the warmth they gave us. The rooms are smallish but the service made up for it! Thumbs up for Hotel Icon!... More 

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IconSeoul, Owner at Hotel Icon, responded to this review

Dear Rozling Thank you for your interest in our Hotel Icon. We are extremely glad to hear that you had nice staying with us. We will continue to provide most warm, caring and personalized service to our guests I hope your previous stay and experience will bring you back to our hotel. Thank you again for taking the time to... More 

Kuching, Malaysia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
23 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve never written a review this long before, but I just cannot make it shorter. When our family trip to Seoul was confirmed, I began searching for a good place to stay. Reviews on Hotel Icon caught my attention. I did read about the small rooms, but it didn’t deter me from booking it. Its strategic location and compassionate owners... More 

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IconSeoul, Owner at Hotel Icon, responded to this review

Dear Teresa I would like to thank you very much for your kind and wonderful comments with the deep interest and affection. We are extremely happy to read that you had a wonderful time with us. We are most concerned with the satisfaction of our guests and your feedback is of great value to us. I will share your compliments... More 

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We chose this hotel based on raving reviews we read and though much written was true (clean rooms, friendly front-desk, great location), the hotel fell short of two things that readers should be aware of, and only if they are important to you: 1) Toilets are not heated The attached toilet was small and clean but it was like the... More 

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IconSeoul, Owner at Hotel Icon, responded to this review

Dear Gbctreveller Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at our hotel. I am very disappointed to note that you did not fully enjoy your stay with us. Please accept our apologies for not meeting your expectations. As you might have noticed, there is a lot of call taxi not to come in snowing day and please understand that... More 

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Address: 20, Samil-daero 32ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Icon 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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