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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2008

While this is no luxury hotel, if you are looking for a great value in a great location, then the Central will work for you. I booked this hotel online through Asia Hotels.com. for $53 per night including tax. The location is in Chongro 3, the airport bus and subway are a quick 5 minute walk. Itawon is a 15... More 

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Gwanghwamun / Jongno
If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul, Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s most important historic sites and neighborhoods. Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighborhoods, the area is rich with history and culture in its palaces, shrines, and temples. Stand in the center of Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt. Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue behind you, and modern office buildings encircling you—it’s one of the best ways to experience both past and present Seoul in one spot. The main street of Jongno is mostly dotted with restaurants and cafes, but explore deeper within its intricate alleys to pass decades-old restaurants, mom-and-pop shops, and pojangmachas (tents that open at night for quick bites and drinks) and life seems to run just as it did a decade or two ago. Don’t forget to stop at Gwangjang Market, Korea’s oldest traditional market, where it’s just as fun to explore as it is to eat the affordable market dishes that locals have been enjoying since the market first opened in 1905. For a break from urban life, walk along the restored Cheonggyecheon Stream that runs parallel to Jongno for a moment of natural refuge in metropolitan Seoul.
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Central Hotel provides elegant and comfortable accommodation just a 3-minute walk from Euljiro 3-ga Subway Stations (line No 2,3, Exit # 5) and Jongno 3-ga Subway Stations (line no.1,3,5, Exit # 13). It provides easy access to Seoul’s popular sights and offers free Wi-Fi in the hotel rooms and public areas. Hotel Central is located right opposite Cheonggyecheon (The Cheonggye Stream) providing beautiful views. Myeongdong, Insa-dong and Namdaemun are a 10-minute walk away. Incheon International Airport is an hour’s drive from the hotel. The beautiful, air-conditioned rooms are fitted with fine beddings and furnishings. They feature an en suite bathroom, a fridge and a flat-screen TV. They all have comfortable seating areas. Free toiletries are provided.For meals, guests can choose from a range of dining options located around the hotel. There are local, European and Asian restaurants. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk, a business center and ATM machines. It provides laundry, luggage storage and currency exchange services for guests’ convenience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central Hotel

Address: 137, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03193, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Gwanghwamun / Jongno
Price Range: $67 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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