16-2, Bukchon-ro 9-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Dahmsojung, meaning ‘a house full of laughs’, is a hanok guesthouse that provides sincere services and comfortable relaxation. Located in the middle of Seoul’s city center, this hanok hotel-class guesthouse was built using traditional hanok construction materials including the 200-years-old Korean land pine from Gyeongju, and clay for rooms. The owner originally bought the land to build the residential area for the family, but wishing to promote the charms of the hanok building to foreigners, it was opened as a guesthouse in October 2012. This hanok guesthouse with modern elements is decorated with refined interior items. It provides a special breakfast that consists of steamed rice wrapped in a lotus leaf and tasty side dishes without any artificial seasonings. All the vegetables used for the meals are organic and cultivated by the owner. It also uses refined objects including high quality tableware, bedding (cotton bedclothes with colored stripes), authentic ceramics, lacquered painting by an artisan, and artistic living items. It carries out a cleaning and disinfection process every day as well. In particular, Hinoki cypress with a subtle scent was used for the bathroom. The home bar was installed especially for foreign guests who find it difficult to sit on the floor in the kitchen. These detailed consideration and decorations have attracted many guests including foreign diplomats, VIPs, and so on.
It also operates a hands-on programs including ‘calligraphy’ and ‘making a fan’ that are held on the main floored room and are popular among foreign guests. Dahmsojung offers guests sophisticated services and comfortable facilities with a clean and traditional atmosphere that attracts many domestic and foreign guests.
684 Ieodo-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
Kensington Resort is located in the pine forest zone of Jeju Island. The resort was built to blend in with the beautiful natural surroundings.
On the coast of Seogwipo, Kensington Resort sits along Gangjeongcheon Stream, Jeju's one and only freshwater stream. The resort is in a peaceful, picturesque location within the beautiful nature of Jeju Island.
12, Bangjang-ro Gochang-eup, Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do
Hotel Seok Jeong Hill is mostly frequented by those visiting Seok Jeong Hill Country Club, which is only a 5-minute ride from the hotel. Because it's located away from the country club, however, you need not play golf in order to stay there overnight. The hotel is a 7-story building with 35 guestrooms that are clean and stylish. It also has a seminar room for workshops and business gatherings. The guestrooms can accommodate two or four depending on the number of golfers, and no additional guests are allowed to stay in the same room.
688, Bukhangangbyeon-gil, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
Elysian Gangchon is a one hour and 30 minute drive from Seoul and is also located near the train station. The resort is surrounded by beautiful nature, delicious restaurants, and fun activities. Located in Gangchon, Chuncheon, the resort newly opened a ski resort in December 2002 and offers 222 guestrooms, three condo style buildings, and a golf course. The resort is beautiful all year round with colorful flowers in the spring and vast green grass in summer. During fall, the blue skies and red leaves create harmony and in winter, the white slopes can get anyone excited.
989, Ieodo-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
Shinsung Resort, located in Seogwipo, offers outstanding views of the southern sea around Jeju and Hallasan Mountain at the center of the island. The hotel offers two outdoor swimming pools, making it a perfect summer vacation destination. The resort is also suited to outdoor activities such as golf, hiking, seafishing, and scuba diving. Nearby attractions include Jeju World Cup Stadium, Jungmun Beach Resort, Jeju Convention Center, Yeomiji Botanical Garden and Jungmun Resort.
37, Gunam-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
This 32-floor high hotel forms one of the towering giants overlooking Haeundae. The name of the hotel, “Lavi de Atlan,” means “life at Atlantis,” symbolizing the hotel’s wish to offer a comfortable rest in a fantastic surrounding. There are about 430 rooms in total, having a city view, half-sea view, and sea view. Superior and Deluxe rooms offer the view of Haeundae’s vibrant skyline, while the Corner Deluxe Double has a view of the city blending into the sea. Rooms with “Ocean” in their name have a view of the sea. All rooms come with a balcony for an even better view. AMYTIS Sky Lounge at the 32nd-floor of the building and the ALAIRE Rooftop Lounge offer beverage and food services with a great view of the surrounding area. The front desk has a number of items for rental, including a baby crib, wheelchair, umbrella, and multi-adaptor. Nearby sights include the famous tourist areas of the Haeundae, including Dongbaekseom Island, SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium, and Dalmaji Hill.
225, Gwanganhaebyeon-ro, Suyeong-gu, Busan, Korea
Hotel Aqua Palace is a cozy and comfortable hotel with a great night view of Gwangandaegyo Bridge and beautiful Gwangalli Beach.
Run in connection with the hotel is Aqua Palace, Korea’s only seaside water park. Main attractions include a 90 meter slide, a wave pool, and various bade pools (warm water massage pools) that are filled with water drawn from 816 meters underground. Since the park is indoors, guests can enjoy these and other water facilities all year round.
The hotel is equipped with various jjimjil-bang facilities, a golf center, and guestrooms ranging from deluxe and family rooms to executive and suites with stunning views and a sophisticated interior design.
88-13, Chusan-gil, Ulleung-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Healing Stay Kosmos is located at the edge of a cliff next to Songgotsan Mountain in Ulleungdo Island. The exterior is in a spiral shape, reflecting the trajectories of the sun and moon. The six-vault structure, which extends outward in a spiral shape from the center of the building, is the most essential element—each of the vaults form an independent space inside. Due to the spiral shapes, the entrance to the vaults temporarily blocks the landscape outside; however, as the guest enters further into the vault, the view to the surrounding landscape gradually opens up, and each vault reveals a unique view. This allows every guest to naturally immerse themselves into the hotel’s beautiful architecture and the surrounding landscape. The hotel also observes strict hygiene and disinfection to ensure the safety and convenience of guests. The maintains the cleanliness of every room and bedding every day. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the hotel staff regularly ventilate and disinfect all facilities and a designated disinfection and quarantine manager strictly monitors the staff’s compliance with the social distancing manual. The hotel also provides a complimentary healing kit, which includes a hand sanitizer (as well as a trekking map and specialty snacks from Ulleongdo Island), to all guests.
10, Gangnam-daero 69-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul
Seoho Hotel is located in the transportation hub of the Gangnam district of Seoul, and is near many tourist attractions. The rooms are quiet, clean, and comfortable. Gangnam Station (Subway Line 2), Exit 10 is located within a 5-minute walking distance.
240, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Lotte Hotel World is located in the Jamsil area of Seoul. It is directly connected to both Lotte World, the world's largest indoor theme park, and Lotte World Mall, the largest multiplex in Asia. The nearby Seokchon Lake also creates a beautiful ambiance. The hotel is equipped with facilities to host international events and gatherings though banquet halls and meeting rooms of various sizes. The Lotte World character themed room is also available for a special experience.
12, Jungang-daero 196beon-gil, Dong-gu, Busan
Toyoko Inn Hotel is Asia’s largest business hotel chain and has branches in the USA, Germany, the UK, and China in addition to 242 branches in Japan.
The Busan Station branch of Toyoko Inn Hotel is located within walking distance of Busan Station and offers clean and comfortable guestrooms at affordable prices. By eliminating frivolous services and facilities, Toyoko Inn Hotel is able to offer reduced room rates without sacrificing basic comforts.
The hotel operates under the mantra ‘comfortable and clean accommodation near the train station’ and is geared mainly towards business travelers who need some rest and relaxation before continuing on their way. Desktop computers with wireless internet connection are available at the lobby for guests’ convenience.
22-2, Sejong-daero 14-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Daewoo Motel reopened in 2013 with neat facilities after remodeling the rooms. The place is good for solo travelers looking for an inexpensive lodging. There are three types of rooms: single room, double room, and twin room. The rooms are equipped with a desk which can also be used as the dressing table, refrigerator, safe deposit box (except the single room), and bathroom with the latest interior. The room is rather spacious even with a lot of luggage. Water purifier serving both hot and cold water and a microwave are positioned on each floor to enable simple cooking. Free simple breakfast composed of bread, coffee, etc. is offered in the morning.
Daewoo Motel has good access to tourist attractions and shopping malls; Namdaemun Market, Deoksugung Palace, Myeongdong, and Euljiro Street are located within 10 minutes’ walk, and the Youth Street in Jongno and Cheonggyecheon are one station away by subway. Bukchang-dong, the place where Daewoo Motel is situated, is famous for delicacies together with the neighboring Namdaemun Market. Euljiro Whelk Alley, Jongno Pimatgol, and Gwangjang Market are also located near Daewoo Motel so that you can enjoy the diverse food selections of Seoul.
The staff at the front desk will help you find travel information in English, Japanese, and Chinese.