New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea

Accommodation in Korea

(Information contained in this page was prepared by the Office of Investment Ombudsman, a Korean Government-funded organisation for foreign companies operating in Korea)

Super Deluxe Hotels

Westin Chosun 02-3440-8000
Grand Hyatt 02-797-1234
Hilton International 02-317-3144
COEX Intercontinental 02-3452-2500
Radisson Seoul Plaza 02-771-2200

Deluxe Hotels

Koreana 02-730-9911
Sofitel Ambassador 02-2275-1101
Capital 02-792-1122
Royal 02-771-4500
New World 02-557-0111


Rates for motels and inns differ by place and by season but usually fall between KRW20,000 and KRW60,000. Late check-out after 12:00 may incur extra charge. Some motels only offer ondol-style rooms. Facilities are limited, and motel staff may not speak English. However, there is no service charge or tax on room rates.

Daewon Inn (near Kwanhwamun) 02-738-4308

Youth hostels

There are 47 youth hostels in Korea, most of them members of the Korean Youth Hostel Association. Rates range between KRW15,000 and KRW40,000. Some are available only to the members and others may charge higher fees to non-members. Check-in is between 12:00 and 14:00. Please visit Korean Youth Hostels Association for information about membership and a list of hostels in Korea.


Time-share condominiums and hotel-style en-suite condominiums are available at selected tourist sites and resorts. A typical condominium costs between KRW150,000 for four people during peak season and KRW60,000 in off-season.


Homestay is for those who want to experience Korean culture and food. A typical homestay costs around KRW30,000 to KRW50,000 and this usually includes breakfast. Information on homestay can be obtained from Seoul Homestay.

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