Best Western New Seoul Hotel

29-1,Taepyeongno 1(Il)-Ga, Seoul, South Korea, 100-101  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western New Seoul Hotel

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Sauna

Laundry

Overview

Best Western New Seoul Hotel is a 3-star excellent venue featuring a non-smoking accommodation a short way from Dongdaemun Gate, Changdeokgung Palace and Global Village Folklore Museum. Occupying a 16-story Italian building, the hotel was remodeled in 2001.

Located in a market area close to Gwanghwamun subway station as well as a palace and a museum in Seoul. The venue is set within 1 km from Seoul city center.

Shops and stores are within easy reach of the hotel.

Best Western New Seoul Hotel can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Gimpo airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 146 rooms featuring semi room, deluxe family quadruple room and deluxe family twin room with a trouser press, television, climate control, a mini bar and a storage space. Some rooms at Best Western New Seoul Hotel have a view over the city. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with bathrobes, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The property offers an 24-hour restaurant serving Korean cuisine. The lobby bar serves coffee, cocktails and refreshments. Guests can eat at SongJuk and Yongsusan Taepyeongno Store, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

Attentive staff provides guests with porter service, housekeeping and valet parking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   16.  Number of rooms:   146.

Hotel Reviews (25)
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Yusuke Sakane
November  2012
 location (near center of down town) rather quite,
 bathroom is not wide, noise from refrigerator is annoying a bit.
Average rating
7.2
Avery Cook
September  2012
 Front desk was very helpful and spoke English very well. They were very accommodating. Room was very small and had a unpleasant smell - particularly in the bathroom. The bathroom and room were clean. Television service wasn't very good, no movie channels. Plug-in internet service was a good in the room. There was also a hairdryer. You will need power converter if you want to plug in your electronics. Good location - Good hotel if you are not planning on spending a lot of time in the room.
 Rooms not as nice as advertised. Cost was high for room quality.
Average rating
7.2
Alfred Frans tumiwa
September  2012
 Good location
 hotel is getting old need renovation? some rooms do not have m Windows No wifi inrooms
Average rating
6.4
Leonardo Orendain
September  2012
 People were great and room was nice. Great location. Reasonable price considering you are at the heart of Seoul. No Dining experience because I was upgraded to a way bigger room. So I guess, in the upgrade, they cancelled breakfast. No big deal for me.
 I would have rated Value and Rooms higher, but no internet. Wifi only available in the lobby. Maybe it's a new hotel? Not sure.
Average rating
7.6
Wang Yu
June  2012
 location is very good.
 but the room is too small, the air condition does not work well
Average rating
5.6

Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

29-1,Taepyeongno 1(Il)-Ga, Seoul, South Korea, 100-101

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City Center
  • Seoul
    700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Seoul Station
    1.1 mi
  • Yeongdeungpo Station
    5.3 mi
Underground stations
  • City Hall Station
    1000 ft
  • Euljiro 1-ga Station
    1700 ft
Restaurants
  • SongJuk (cuisine: Korean)
    100 ft
  • Bulgogi Brothers Seoul Finance Center Store (cuisine: Korean)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    16
  • Number of rooms:
    146

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    Size: 220 sq. feet
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          Bed type: Double bed
          Size: 500 sq. feet
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                  Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed
                  Size: 220 sq. feet
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                        Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
                        Size: 360 sq. feet
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                          Bed type: Double bed or 1 Semi-double bed or 1 Single bed
                          Size: 220 sq. feet
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                            Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double beds or Double bed
                            Size: 360 sq. feet
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                              How to reach hotel

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                              Hotel Address:

                              29-1,Taepyeongno 1(Il)-Ga, Seoul, South Korea, 100-101

                              Get directions
                              City Center
                              • Seoul
                                700 ft
                              Airports
                              Train Stations
                              • Seoul Station
                                1.1 mi
                              • Yeongdeungpo Station
                                5.3 mi
                              Underground stations
                              • City Hall Station
                                1000 ft
                              • Euljiro 1-ga Station
                                1700 ft
                              Restaurants
                              • SongJuk (cuisine: Korean)
                                100 ft
                              • Bulgogi Brothers Seoul Finance Center Store (cuisine: Korean)
                                200 ft
                              Hotel information
                              • Check-in:
                                from  2 pm
                              • Check-out:
                                until  12 pm
                              • Number of floors:
                                16
                              • Number of rooms:
                                146

                              Hotel Awards

                              South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSeoulBest Western New Seoul

                              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                              Best Family Hotels in South Korea

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                              What's nearby

                              Tourist attractions

                              • Seoul City Tour - 400 ft

                              Popular areas

                              • City Center - 400 ft
                              • Seoul Plaza - 700 ft
                              • Ssamzi-gil - 3000 ft

                              Shopping areas

                              • Lotte Duty Free Shop - 1400 ft
                              • Noon Square - 2000 ft
                              • Dongwha Duty Free Shop - 2700 ft
                              • Myeong-dong - 2700 ft
                              • Namdaemun Market - 3000 ft

                              Monuments and Landmarks

                              • Deoksugung Palace - 1000 ft
                              • Jogyesa Temple - 2300 ft
                              • Gwanghwamun Gate - 2700 ft
                              • Myeongdong Cathedral - 3000 ft
                              • Namdaemun Gate - 3000 ft
                              • Pagoda Park - 3000 ft

                              Museums

                              • Seoul Museum of Art - 1700 ft
                              • Seoul Museum of History - 2300 ft
                              • Alive Museum Insa-dong - 3000 ft

                              Theaters

                              • Sejong Centre - 1700 ft
                              • Myeong-dong Nanta Theatre - 2000 ft

                              Business areas

                              • Seoul Finance Centre - 400 ft

                              Underground stations

                              • Gwanghwamun Station - 1400 ft
                              • Euljiro 1-ga Station - 1400 ft
                              • City hall station - 1700 ft

                              Local attractions

                              • Jongmyo Shrine - 5200 ft
                                155 Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                              • Namsan Park - 1.0 mi
                                100-177 Hoehyeon-dong 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
                              • Cheongwadae Sarangchae - 1.1 mi
                                152 Hyoja-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                              • Changdeokgung Palace - 1.0 mi
                                99 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                              • Dong-Lim Knot Museum - 1.0 mi
                                11-7, Gahoe-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

                              Near the hotel

                              • Deoksugung - 1200 ft
                                99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
                              • Seoul Museum of Art - 2000 ft
                                61 Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
                              • National Museum of Korean Contemporary History - 2200 ft
                                198 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                              • Seoul Museum of History - 2300 ft
                                2-1, Sinmunno2-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                              • MMCA - National Museum of Contemporary Art, Deoksugung - 1500 ft
                                99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
                              • Myeongdong: Hyper Shopping - 2700 ft
                                Jung-gu, Seoul
                              • Bank of Korea Museum - 2300 ft
                                110 Namdaemunno 3-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul

                              Restaurants nearby

                              • SongJuk - 100 ft

                                Address: Best Western New Seoul Hotel 2F, 29-1 Taepyeongno 1-ga, Jung-gu
                                Phone: 02-3701-0500

                                71% likes this, based on 30 reviews
                                Cuisine: Korean

                              • Yongsusan Taepyeongno Store - 200 ft

                                Address: B1 Seoul Finance Bldg. 1-84, Taepyeongno 1-ga, Jung-gu
                                Phone: 02-771-5553

                                75% likes this, based on 18 reviews
                                Cuisine: Korean

                              • Mugyodong Bugeokukjib - 600 ft

                                Address: 173 Da-dong, Jung-gu
                                Phone: 02-777-3891

                                86% likes this, based on 53 reviews
                                Cuisine: Korean

                              • Bulgogi Brothers Seoul Finance Center Store - 200 ft

                                Address: B2 Seoul Finance Center 84 Taepyeongno 1-ga, Jung-gu
                                Phone: 02-775-7871

                                74% likes this, based on 57 reviews
                                Cuisine: Korean

                              • Ganga Mugyo Store - 200 ft

                                Address: B2 Finance Center Bldg. Taepyeongno 1-ga, Jung-gu
                                Phone: 02-3783-0610

                                64% likes this, based on 17 reviews
                                Cuisine: Indian

                              Hotel information
                              • Check-in:
                                from  2 pm
                              • Check-out:
                                until  12 pm
                              • Number of floors:
                                16
                              • Number of rooms:
                                146

                              Hotel Awards

                              South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSeoulBest Western New Seoul

                              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                              Best Family Hotels in South Korea

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                              Best Western New Seoul Reviews

                              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western New Seoul

                              Average guest rating

                              7.6out of 10
                              Fabulous
                              Based on 25 reviews

                              Rating by category:

                              Location
                              9.7
                              Rooms
                              6.1
                              Service
                              7.3
                              Value
                              7.1
                              Dining
                              5.3

                              Guest reviews

                              • Single
                                3.2

                                nothing

                                dirty, no windows in room, wifi doesnt work in rooms,expensive for what you get, to avoid by all means

                              • Family with children
                                8.8

                                The hotel manager was excellent! We thought we needed to make a last minute reservation online in order to complete some business at the embassy, but just after we checked in, we got a call that we didn't need to stay. The manager allowed us to cancel our reservation at no charge even though the cancellation policy stated that we had to cancel 48 hours in advance. He said he understood our situation. Because it was a last minute booking, we never had the option to cancel 48 hours in advance, so he made an exception. He was so friendly!

                                You should be aware that you have to pay for the bottled water, tooth brushes, etc. Not all of the hotel staff speaks English.

                              • Single
                                5.8

                                I had booked a roon without window because Seoul hotels were pretty much sold out during the period of my stay. The air in the room was overheated and terribly dry; the air conditioning control didn't work properly, the air was sticky and the roon smelly; the run-off pipes of both the sink and the bathtube were blocked.

                              • Single
                                10.0

                                the hotel is very nice, however the country is awesome,

                              • Single
                                8.8

                                The location was really great, all within walking distance. Once check- in, conveniently I walked to the palace, and insadong, then myendong. With restaurants around (including a McD), stone throw away to City Hall subway, its just strategic. The room was nice and comfy. Clean.

                                No breakfast provided, no windows in room but no issues as it was still cold outside. Not sure about summer though.

                              • Yusuke Sakane
                                November  2012
                                7.2

                                location (near center of down town) rather quite,

                                bathroom is not wide, noise from refrigerator is annoying a bit.

                              • Avery Cook
                                September  2012
                                7.2

                                Front desk was very helpful and spoke English very well. They were very accommodating. Room was very small and had a unpleasant smell - particularly in the bathroom. The bathroom and room were clean. Television service wasn't very good, no movie channels. Plug-in internet service was a good in the room. There was also a hairdryer. You will need power converter if you want to plug in your electronics. Good location - Good hotel if you are not planning on spending a lot of time in the room.

                                Rooms not as nice as advertised. Cost was high for room quality.

                              • Alfred Frans tumiwa
                                September  2012
                                6.4

                                Good location

                                hotel is getting old need renovation? some rooms do not have m Windows No wifi inrooms

                              • Leonardo Orendain
                                September  2012
                                7.6

                                People were great and room was nice. Great location. Reasonable price considering you are at the heart of Seoul. No Dining experience because I was upgraded to a way bigger room. So I guess, in the upgrade, they cancelled breakfast. No big deal for me.

                                I would have rated Value and Rooms higher, but no internet. Wifi only available in the lobby. Maybe it's a new hotel? Not sure.

                              • Wang Yu
                                June  2012
                                5.6

                                location is very good.

                                but the room is too small, the air condition does not work well

                              • serkan oztan
                                December  2010
                                6.8

                                Staff was very friendly and kind. Room was a little bit small.

                              How to reach hotel

                              hotel Best Western New Seoul Hotel Seoul location
                              Show big map »

                              Hotel Address:

                              29-1,Taepyeongno 1(Il)-Ga, Seoul, South Korea, 100-101

                              Get directions
                              City Center
                              • Seoul
                                700 ft
                              Airports
                              Train Stations
                              • Seoul Station
                                1.1 mi
                              • Yeongdeungpo Station
                                5.3 mi
                              Underground stations
                              • City Hall Station
                                1000 ft
                              • Euljiro 1-ga Station
                                1700 ft
                              Restaurants
                              • SongJuk (cuisine: Korean)
                                100 ft
                              • Bulgogi Brothers Seoul Finance Center Store (cuisine: Korean)
                                200 ft
                              Hotel information
                              • Check-in:
                                from  2 pm
                              • Check-out:
                                until  12 pm
                              • Number of floors:
                                16
                              • Number of rooms:
                                146

                              Hotel Awards

                              South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSeoulBest Western New Seoul

                              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                              Best Family Hotels in South Korea

                              Use Badge