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Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Namdaemun

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9 Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04526 South Korea
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  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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#51 of 694 hotels in Seoul
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2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
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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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
Wifi
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Snack bar
Car hire
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
VIP room facilities
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
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137Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
14Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Dieter F wrote a review Sep 2020
Trier, Germany134 contributions49 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
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Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: High floor, tower view
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Blake R wrote a review Aug 2020
Incheon, South Korea48 contributions11 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
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Vicariously Here wrote a review Aug 2020
Seoul, South Korea170 contributions109 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
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RebPint1979 wrote a review Aug 2020
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg201 contributions23 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
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kimchiburger wrote a review Jul 2020
Seoul, South Korea36 contributions15 helpful votes
Modern feel. I stayed in both a 2 queen bed room, and a 1 king bed room. Both have high ceilings and modern layout. The beds are are super COMFORTABLE!!! The food at the MoMo buffet is delicious for breakfast AND dinner. If you have it included in your rate, great! If you have to pay, it is not as expensive as other hotel buffets in Seoul, and the food is of a high quality. There is no pool, which means there will be fewer families visiting for a local stay-cation. The guests are more local couples, or travelers. The staff is wonderfully courteous, fluent in English, and have sincere professionalism. Their smiles are welcoming, and they have the effect of relieving your stress just from their kind manner. The fitness facilities are more than adequate. There is a 24 hour convenience store (GS25) located right next to the hotel, for any urgent needs or cravings. The executive lounge on the top floor has yummy food offerings. For the evening happy hour they had several bottled spirits for you to make your own cocktail concoctions. There was a small selection of salads (pasta, vegetable, fruit, lettuce), as well as fried rice, fried giant shrimp, Korean bulgoki, and broccoli soup. The executive club lounge has 2 coffee machines, so if there's a line in front of one of them, peek around to find the second one near the windows! ONE COMPLAINT: about the Executive Club Lounge. There are NO DIET DRINKS! No coke zero, no Pepsi max, no coke light!!! Nearly every executive lounge I've visited around the world has at least some sort of sugar-free diet cola, as many westerners prefer this drink while on holiday. Especially diabetics cannot drink the normal sugary drinks. So having a few diet colas in the refrigerator would be much appreciated. Other than the absence of coke zero, the executive lounge was as good as many others I've visited.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Room Tip: Higher floors (15 and up) have nice views, but the traffic noise is New York-ish.
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$85 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South KoreaSeoulSogong-dong / Jung-gu / Myeongdong / Namdaemun
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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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 a sauna 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).