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Fraser Place Central Seoul
Fraser Place Central Seoul
8.5 Excellent

2.0 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,068 reviews
8.5

Featuring views of the city, Fraser Place Central Seoul is situated in Central Seoul. It features complimentary Wi-Fi, a fitness centre and an indoor pool, and is within a 10-minute walk of the Namdaemun Gate.

Calistar Hotel
Calistar Hotel
8.0 Excellent

1.5 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

ExcellentBased on 694 reviews
8.0

This Seoul hotel is situated within a 10-minute stroll of City Hall Subway Station (Line 1 & 2). It is located a brief walk from Jongno Tower, Myeongdong Cathedral and Cheonggyecheon.

New Kukje Hotel
New Kukje Hotel
8.6 Excellent

2.0 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,823 reviews
8.6

New Kukje Hotel is situated in Central Seoul, just 35 minutes from Gimpo International Airport. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Hotel Amare
Hotel Amare
7.7 Good

2.1 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

GoodBased on 216 reviews
7.7

This modern motel in Seoul offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as luggage storage and a 24-hour reception. It is ideally located for those wanting to visit local attractions.

MJ Stay 2nd
MJ Stay 2nd
9.1 Excellent

2.0 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

ExcellentBased on 98 reviews
9.1

This guest house in Central Seoul is within a few minutes' walk of Cheonggyecheon. It also offers laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi and a lift.

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun
8.1 Excellent

2.4 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

ExcellentBased on 2,598 reviews
8.1

Situated a short walk from Anguk Subway Station (Line 3), Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun is an ideal base while visiting Seoul. Popular features at this 3-star property include a roof terrace and complimentary wireless internet.

Bong House
Bong House
7.0 Good

3.6 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

GoodBased on 5 reviews
7.0

This Seoul guest house is located within a 10-minute walk of Hyehwa Subway Station (Line 4). It also offers a currency exchange, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

Hostel Stay Now Jongno
Hostel Stay Now Jongno
7.8 Good

2.5 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

GoodBased on 13 reviews
7.8

Situated in Central Seoul, Fortune Hostel Jongno is within a 10-minute walk of the Jongmyo, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongno Tower. Rooms are air conditioned and a Wi-Fi connection is provided free of charge.

Bukchonmaru Hanok Guesthouse
Bukchonmaru Hanok Guesthouse
9.2 Excellent

3.4 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

ExcellentBased on 35 reviews
9.2

Situated within walking distance of Anguk Subway Station (Line 3), Bukchonmaru Hanok Guesthouse provides guests with a convenient base when in Seoul. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access.

The Plaza Seoul Autograph Collection
The Plaza Seoul Autograph Collection
8.7 Excellent

1.7 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

ExcellentBased on 473 reviews
8.7

Located in Seoul, THE PLAZA Seoul Autograph Collection provides stylish, 5-star accommodation close to Deoksugung Palace. Guests also have exclusive access to the The Belle Spa and Indoor Swimming pool.

Tips for booking a Gyeongbokgung Palace hotel

Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:October
Average price in Gyeongbokgung Palace:$152/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$21/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$83 - $319
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$44 - $235
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Top Hotel And Residence Insadong
Top Hotel And Residence Insadong
8.4 Excellent

2.4 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Situated less than a 10-minute walk from Anguk Subway Station (Line 3), Top Hotel & Residence Insadong provides guests with an ideal base while visiting Seoul. Guests also have access to free wireless internet and on-site parking.

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Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun
8.1 Excellent

2.4 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Situated a short walk from Anguk Subway Station (Line 3), Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun is an ideal base while visiting Seoul. Popular features at this 3-star property include a roof terrace and complimentary wireless internet.

3
Nine Tree Premier Hotel Myeongdong 2
Nine Tree Premier Hotel Myeongdong 2
8.8 Excellent

1.4 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Located in Central Seoul, this hotel is a five-minute walk from Myeongdong Cathedral. It also offers a 24-hour reception, a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi.

4
First Stay Hotel Tawny Owl
First Stay Hotel Tawny Owl
8.3 Excellent

1.6 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Within 20 minutes' walk from Myeong-dong Subway Station (Line 4), First Stay Hotel offers guests a convenient base while visiting Seoul. It offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.

5
Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower
Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower
9.2 Excellent

1.6 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Situated in Central Seoul, Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower is within a 10-minute walk of Cheonggyecheon, Deoksugung Palace and Myeongdong Cathedral. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and an executive floor.

6
ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong
ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong
8.2 Excellent

2.5 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong is situated in Central Seoul, just 35 minutes from Gimpo International Airport. It also provides free Wi-Fi, a sauna and a coffee bar.

7
Mayplace Seoul Dongdaemun
Mayplace Seoul Dongdaemun
8.1 Excellent

2.8 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Established in 2014, Mayplace Seoul Dongdaemun is set in Central Seoul. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

8
Four Seasons Hotel Seoul
Four Seasons Hotel Seoul
9.3 Excellent

2.4 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Located in Central Seoul, Four Seasons Hotel Seoul offers 5-star accommodation and an express check-in and check-out feature, an outdoor pool and a sauna. It is close to Sejong Center, eateries and shops.

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Bong Backpackers
Bong Backpackers
5.2 Okay

3.6 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Bong Backpackers is located in Seoul and is close to Gyeongbokgung Palace. It provides free Wi-Fi and is steps from Daehangno and well-known attractions.

$14
Avg. per night
Step Inn Myeongdong 1
Step Inn Myeongdong 1
8.8 Excellent

1.4 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Located a short walk from Euljiro-1(il) ga Subway Station (Line 2), Step Inn Myeongdong 1 is a convenient base when visiting Seoul. It offers city views and free Wi-Fi.

$14
Avg. per night
Hostel Tommy
Hostel Tommy
9.3 Excellent

2.5 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Providing a swimming pool, Hostel Tommy is located in Central Seoul and is a brief stroll from the Jongmyo. It is close to the area's tourist attractions and is within a 10-minute walk of Anguk Subway Station (Line 3).

$21
Avg. per night
24 Guesthouse Seoul City Hall
24 Guesthouse Seoul City Hall
7.7 Good

1.8 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

24 Guesthouse Seoul City Hall provides a comfortable setting while visiting Seoul and is close to everything the area has to offer. It is situated a brief stroll from the Namdaemun Gate and Namdaemun Market.

$27
Avg. per night
Insadong Hostel
Insadong Hostel
8.9 Excellent

2.6 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Situated just a five-minute stroll from Anguk Subway Station (Line 3), Insadong Hostel provides guests with an ideal base while visiting Seoul.

$28
Avg. per night
Sieoso Hotel - Hostel
Sieoso Hotel - Hostel
6.7 Good

1.5 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Located in Central Seoul, this hotel is a 10-minute walk to Myeongdong Cathedral and Cheonggyecheon. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and a rooftop terrace.

$28
Avg. per night
K-Guesthouse Namdaemun
K-Guesthouse Namdaemun
8.0 Excellent

1.4 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

This Central Seoul guest house is located in an area popular with tourists and is in close proximity to Deoksugung Palace, the Seoul Museum of Art and the Bank of Korea Museum. It is within a short walk from the Namdaemun Gate.

$35
Avg. per night
Beewon Guest House - Hostel
Beewon Guest House - Hostel
8.6 Excellent

2.7 km from city centre, Seoul Show on map

Situated a short walk from Anguk Subway Station (Line 3), Beewon Guesthouse is a convenient base while in Seoul. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

$36
Avg. per night

Hotel prices near Gyeongbokgung Palace

2 stars or below

$36 - $280

MJ Stay 2nd

No. 1 most popular

MJ Stay 2nd
9.1 Excellent
$91
Avg. per night
Han Guesthouse

No. 2 most popular

Han Guesthouse
9.3 Excellent
$280
Avg. per night
City Park Hotel Jongno

Best value

$36
Avg. per night
3 stars

$14 - $109

ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong

No. 1 most popular

$69
Avg. per night
First Stay Hotel Tawny Owl

No. 2 most popular

$73
Avg. per night
Step Inn Myeongdong 1

Best value

$14
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

$74 - $397

The Plaza Seoul Autograph Collection

No. 1 most popular

$239
Avg. per night
The Westin Josun Seoul

No. 2 most popular

$255
Avg. per night
Hotel President

Best value

Hotel President
8.4 Excellent
$74
Avg. per night

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Where to stay near Gyeongbokgung Palace

About Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace, meaning “Palace greatly blessed by Heaven”, was built in northern Seoul, South Korea in 1395 during the reign of King Taejo, and served as the main royal residence for the mighty Joseon Dynasty. The Palace is located north of Gwanghwamun Square and surrounded by majestic Mount Bugaksan and Mount Namsan.

Four imposing gates surround the Palace, extending 2,404 metres along its perimeter. Gwanghwamun Gate had become the most important of the gates of the Joseon Dynasty, its job to guard the main palace and its 7,700 rooms. The Gate remains one of Seoul’s icons to this day and has seen extensive restoration involving the replacement of its original wooden gatehouse for a sturdy concrete one. The Palace grounds are home to several museums including the National Folk Museum Of Korea which is home to over 4,000 historical artefacts reflecting Korean daily life, and the National Folk Museum of Korea that exhibits relics from the Joseon Dynasty itself. Visitors who come here can witness the Palace soldiers perform their daily colourful Changing of the Guard.

The subway has two stops near to the attraction, the Gyeongbokgung Station and Gwanghwamun Station with a short walk to one another. Self-parking is also available.

Most of the royal residences were destroyed by fire during the Imjin War and Japanese Invasions and were abandoned for almost 300 years. However, all of the palace buildings were later restored under the leadership of Heungseon Daewongun.

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  • What are the best hotels near Gyeongbokgung Palace?

    The Plaza Seoul Autograph Collection is a very popular hotel near Gyeongbokgung Palace, with a score of 8.7 from 472 reviews. ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong (8.2 from 1,624 reviews) and The Westin Josun Seoul (8.8 from 1,086 reviews) are also highly rated Gyeongbokgung Palace hotels, based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.