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Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun

9 Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04526 South Korea
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#56 of 713 hotels in Seoul
Travelers' Choice
Experience the modern and cultural vibe of Seoul, South Korea at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun, the first Courtyard branded hotel located in the center of Namdaemun area. Whatever your travel purposes are, our hotel in Seoul is your perfect home away from home for both business and leisure travel. Enjoy our location steps from top-quality shopping in Myeongdong, close to Namdaemun Gate and moments from a wide range of public transportation options,
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Parking garage
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Snack bar
Car hire
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
VIP room facilities
Flatscreen TV
Bottled water
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Centrally Located
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
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Grade: 100 out of 100
139Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
14Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Hyunje Jo wrote a review Apr 2021
Seoul, South Korea749 contributions860 helpful votes
* Awarded the Travelers' Choice Best of Best 2020 by TripAdvisor * 1. Category 4 2. Valet parking: unavailable 3. Executive Lounge: 06:00-24:00 (Happy Hour: 17:30-19:30) 4. Fitness, Sauna & Pool: unavailable 5. Breakfast (Momo café or Lounge): 06:30-10:00 6. (Executive) Guest Room: 26 sqm    (Executive) Large Guest Room: 34 sqm * Executive Suite Room: 53 sqm/570sqft, 1 King, 1 or 2 bathroom, Executive Lounge Access 7. Platinum elite or higher:  Free Executive Lounge Access (+1 guest), 45000 KRW for extra guest above 14 years old (25000 KRW for children under 14).  Free breakfast in lounge (+1 guest and children under 12). Welcome gift of 500 point per stay.  <Feature> Hardware: Room condition is good. (Should be much better if there be tower rack next to washbasin. There are enough closets but should be much better if there be more shelves in it.) Parking space is limited and could be full during weekends (otherwise, outsourced parking lot should be used - about 5 minutes by walk).  Software: The quality of happy hour at Executive Lounge and the dishes for inroom dining are good. The quality of breakfast at MoMo cafe is beyond expectation. (normally, the charge even for Platinum elite or higher for breakfast at MoMo cafe is 34000 KRW and/or 25000 KRW for children below 14) 
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
6 Helpful votes
Dieter F wrote a review Sep 2020
Trier, Germany133 contributions71 helpful votes
Again, I had reserved a deluxe room with tower view and requested high floor (not confirmed). Upon arrival on a Saturday afternoon, I was informed that the highest floor available was 11th (from 22). When I asked whether it had Tower View, the answer was no. According to her all rooms were taken by long-term staying guests. When I complained heavily, also saying that next time I would be staying in Yeongdongpo again .... everything went very fast. All of a sudden was a room available on the 22nd floor and I did get the Tower View. May I mention that I am a Marriott Lifetime Platinum Member and still have to go through that???
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Date of stay: August 2020
Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: High floor, tower view
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4 Helpful votes
Blake R wrote a review Aug 2020
Incheon, South Korea49 contributions54 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our stay at this property. It is right across from the market and super accessible to other attractions. The view of seoul tower from the window was great! The room was clean and as described. We had access to the club level which made the stay pleasant as well.
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Date of stay: July 2020
2 Helpful votes
Vicariously Here wrote a review Aug 2020
Seoul, South Korea170 contributions125 helpful votes
We love this hotel and have stayed here several times. Staff are friendly and efficient. Location is fantastic. Views are stunning (the market, the historic gate, Namsan). Food and beverage in the executive lounge are excellent. (But, echoing another reviewer, please bring back Coke Light or Coke Zero!) Breakfast is varied and delicious. Overall, the best choice of places to stay in Seoul (and we've tried many)! On our most recent stay, we were in the Namdaemun Suite, which is truly special. We've never even seen such a big private outdoor space anywhere in our travels! For a special occasion, it's worth the splurge! Special thanks to Erin Kim, Front Office Manager, for her leadership and personal touch that make staying at this hotel extra memorable.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Sleep Quality
1 Helpful vote
RebPint1979 wrote a review Aug 2020
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg210 contributions45 helpful votes
The only time in my business career I have written to the manager at the end to praise certain members of staff. The service at this hotel and in the meetings facilities is exceptional. Excellent food, snacks, the room was clean, good sized and the staff go the extra mile to make it welcoming. Had a view right over the Namdaemun Gate and could barely hear the traffic.
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Date of stay: September 2019
Trip type: Traveled on business
1 Helpful vote
$85 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South KoreaSeoulSogong-dong / Jung-gu / Myeongdong / Namdaemun
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Frequently Asked Questions about Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun
Which popular attractions are close to Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun?
Nearby attractions include Shinsegae Dept. Store Main (0.2 miles), Namdaemun Market (0.07 miles), and Sungnyemun Gate (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun?
Conveniently located restaurants include MoMo Cafe, Manjok Ohyang Jokbal City Hall, and Aria.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace (1.3 miles), Changdeokgung Palace (1.5 miles), and Seoul City Wall (2.1 miles).