Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: A Comprehensive Guide from Global & Korean Guest Reviews and Price Analysis – An Unforgettable Stay or Simply Overpriced?

Last Updated on December 10, 2023 by HB

Welcome, travelers to Korea! Are you considering a stay at the Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong (★★★★ 4 Star), situated in Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea? Or perhaps you’ve already secured your reservation? Then you’ve landed at the right place on my blog!!

I, HB (Hotel Boy 😎), am committed to providing you with the most comprehensive reviews of Korea’s finest hotels, unrivaled by anyone worldwide!

In this post, I have compiled the following information:

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong

This luxury hotel is no stranger to my blog. In fact, I’ve previously featured it in my post titled “Experience Affordable Luxury: Best Four-Star Hotels in Seoul Loved by Koreans”.

As a hotel guide residing in Korea, I’ve prepared an objective and insightful analysis based on numerous reviews from both local and global guests, all through a uniquely Korean lens. This aims to engage all your senses and assist in making an informed decision for your unforgettable stay in Korea.

Without further ado, let’s dive right in!

1. About ‘Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong

Before we delve into the detailed analysis, allow me to present a quick overview of Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong
Source: Agoda

Surrounded by the bars, eateries and shops in the happening Myeongdong district, this polished hotel is a 5-minute walk from a subway stop and 18 minutes by subway from the 14th-century Gyeongbokgung Palace.

Trendy rooms feature city views, smart TVs and Wi-Fi, as well as minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some have dining tables and/or sitting areas. Room service is available.

Amenities consist of a bar, a restaurant and meeting space, plus a 24-hour gym. A breakfast buffet and parking are available.

Source: Google Maps

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong

  • Grade : ★★★★ 4 Star Hotel
  • Address : 36 Samil-daero 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Official Website: https://www.marriott.com
  • Telephone : +82-02-6466-6000
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: highlights & facilities

2. In-depth Analysis of Global Guest Reviews

Let’s dive into a thorough analysis based on real guest experiences at Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong.

Remember, these reviews encompass perspectives not just from Korean guests, but also those hailing from various corners of the globe. Our forthcoming review draws heavily upon data gathered across platforms like ‘Agoda’, ‘Booking.com’, and ‘Google Maps’.

2.1. Comprehensive Reviews from ‘Agoda

Agoda Ratings: 8.9 / 10, based on 1,416 reviews

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: ratings on agoda
Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: ratings on agoda

Here’s how users who booked through ‘Agoda’ rated Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong. The hotel has earned an excellent score of 8.9 out of a possible 10, shining particularly in areas such as ‘Cleanliness’, ‘Location’, and ‘Service’.

What follows is an exhaustive analysis of guest reviews, with our main focus on recent comments to maintain both relevance and freshness.

LocationFour Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong’s location was highly praised for its proximity to Myeongdong and easy access to subway stations and airport bus stops.
Room Rooms were generally reviewed as clean and comfortable but some guests complained about the room size and bed bug issues were pointed out in one review.
BreakfastFew reviews mentioned about breakfast
FriendlinessMany guests gave positive feedback on staff friendliness and professionalism.
FacilitiesAmong hotel facilities Starbucks located in Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong was mentioned in some reviews.
PriceMany customers showed satisfaction in terms of cost-effectiveness considering room size, cleanliness status, location etc.
OthersSome guests pointed out the need for improvement in elevator service.
Overall
Opinion
Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong scored high in terms of location, room cleanliness, and staff attitude; several customers indicated their willingness to revisit it while some pointed out areas requiring service improvement.

2.2. Comprehensive Reviews from ‘Booking.com

Booking.com Ratings: 8.6 / 10, based on 2,215 reviews

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: ratings on booking.com
Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: ratings on booking.com

Let’s take a look at how users who booked through ‘Booking.com’ rated Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong. Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong bagged an excellent score of 8.6 out of a possible 10, excelling notably in areas such as ‘Staff’ and ‘Location’.

Next up is an exhaustive analysis of guest reviews. Just like with Agoda, we’ve concentrated on recent comments to ensure that our insights stay timely and relevant.

LocationMost reviews showed high satisfaction with the Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong’s location. It was praised for its proximity to tourist attractions, shopping streets, and subway stations.
Room Rooms were generally reviewed as clean and comfortable. However, some guests were dissatisfied with the cleanliness. In particular, improvements were suggested regarding shower booths and bathtubs.
BreakfastOpinions on breakfast were mixed. While some guests praised the variety of menus offered, others expressed disappointment due to the same menu being served daily.
FriendlinessOverall reviews about staff service and friendliness were positive. However, a few guests expressed dissatisfaction with staff attitudes during check-in process.
FacilitiesThere weren’t many specific mentions about facilities in the reviews. However, some pointed out issues with elevator capacity and speed.
Pricehe value for money was generally positive considering factors like hotel location and service level. However, some customers showed disappointment in terms of cost-effectiveness.
OthersSome reviews pointed out need for improvement in design elements such as glass doors between shower booths and bedrooms as well as soundproofing system.
Overall
Opinion
The major advantages of this hotel include its excellent location, clean & comfortable rooms and friendly staffs while improvements are needed in areas such as elevator capacity & speed , diversity of breakfast menu options , cleanliness etc according to some customers.

2.3. Comprehensive Reviews from ‘Google

Google Maps Ratings: 4.4 / 5, based on 721 reviews

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: ratings on google maps
Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: ratings on google maps

Moving on to our next platform for reviews – ‘Google Maps’. Out of a potential perfect score of 5, ‘Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong’ has impressively clinched a rating of 4.4. What’s intriguing is that unlike other review platforms that categorize scores by specific features or services, Google Maps rates hotels according to guest types. Here we see couple guests awarding the Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong with their top ratings of 4.4.

Following this, we present you an exhaustive analysis of guest reviews. – just as with Agoda and Booking.com cases – we’ve prioritized recent comments to keep our insights relevant and timely.

LocationFour Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong’s location received high praise. It was noted for its proximity to tourist attractions, shopping streets, subway stations and even the airport shuttle bus.
Room Rooms were generally reviewed as clean and comfortable. Some reviews highlighted that the rooms were modern and spacious with comfortable bedding. However, some guests were not satisfied with the cleanliness.
BreakfastOpinions on breakfast varied. While some guests rated it as delicious with a variety of menus, not all reviews agreed on this point.
FriendlinessOverall reviews about staff service and friendliness were positive. In particular, several reviews emphasized the helpfulness and kindness of the staff.
FacilitiesThere weren’t many specific mentions about facilities in the reviews. However, there were some complaints such as issues with elevator capacity and speed.
PriceFour Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong generally received positive evaluations in terms of cost-effectiveness. Notably, a few reviews mentioned the Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong as offering one of the best values among Marriott brand hotels.
OthersSome opinions regarding other aspects like design elements between shower booths & bedrooms and soundproofing system also existed suggesting room for improvement.
Overall
Opinion
The major advantages of the Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong include its excellent location, clean & comfortable rooms and friendly staffs while improvements are needed in areas such as elevator capacity & speed , cleanliness etc according to some customers.

3. Showcasing Top-tier Reviews from Korean Guests

Being situated in South Korea, it’s no surprise that Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdongplays host to a significant number of Korean guests. In my quest for understanding guest experiences, I’ve come across a plethora of reviews penned by Koreans. Allow me to share some of these standout reviews with you.

3.1. Best Review: “Review: Rooms and Breakfast at Four Points by Sheraton Myeongdong, Recommended Hotel in Seoul”

Summary of the Blog Post

Four Points by Sheraton Myeongdong Hotel: A Comfortable Stay with a Beautiful View of Namsan”

I had the opportunity to stay at the Four Points by Sheraton Myeongdong Hotel, conveniently located right by Euljiro 3-ga Station’s exit 12. Check-in is on the 4th floor with a pleasant ambiance.

I stayed in room 2501, which was about 23 square meters. The room had a wooden tone interior with a mint-colored bed back panel. It was well-equipped with a TV, table, chairs, and even a humidifier and four bottles of complimentary water.

The bathroom was clean, with a dental kit, soap, and other amenities available. The night view from the room was stunning.

I received a welcome drink voucher at check-in and enjoyed a beer at the 4th-floor lounge bar. Breakfast was served at the 3rd-floor Evolution, and while the food variety was not extensive, it was sufficient for a morning meal.

Overall, Four Points by Sheraton Myeongdong Hotel is conveniently located for public transportation, especially close to Myeongdong and Euljiro, making it a great spot for dinner

Source: https://blog.naver.com/80sunjin/223101953720

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: restaurant

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: restaurant

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: restaurant

Source: https://blog.naver.com/80sunjin/223101953720

(* For a detailed review, I recommend visiting the original article.)

4. Quick Overview of Hotel Information

4.1. Amenities and Facilities

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Korean
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Breakfast in room
  • Cashless payment service
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • First aid kit
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Hygiene certification
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Professional-grade sanitizing services
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • Breakfast [buffet]
  • Breakfast [continental]
  • Breakfast service
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Food delivery
  • Grooming service
  • Heating in public area
  • Laundromat
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace
  • Xerox/fax in business center
Access
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Car park [charges apply]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Taxi service
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet [LAN]
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Fitness center
For the kids
  • Family room
  • Kids meal

4.2. Location

Adress : 36 Samil-daero 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

Airports
  • Gimpo Airport (GMP) 16.6 km
  • Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) 49.2 km
Public transportation
  • Euljiro 3(sam)-ga Subway Station 160 m
  • Jongno 3-ga Subway Station 590 m
Hospital or clinic
  • Lime Dentist 440 m
Shopping
  • Myeong-Dong Walking Street 610 m
Convenience store
  • 7 Eleven 190 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM on-site

4.3. Nearby Attractions

Popular landmarks
  • Myeong-Dong Walking Street 610 m
  • Insadong 1.0 km
  • Namdaemun Market 1.3 km
  • Bukchon Hanok Village 1.5 km
  • Changdeokgung Palace Complex 1.5 km
  • N Seoul Tower 1.6 km
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace 1.9 km
  • The War Memorial of Korea 3.5 km
  • National Museum of Korea 4.7 km
  • Lotte World1 1.3 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Euljiro 3(sam)-ga Subway Station 160 m
  • International Worship in English 240 m
  • Myeong-dong Cathedral 320 m
  • Myeongdong Cathedral 330 m
  • Embassy of Greece 330 m
  • Feel 330 m
  • Jump Theathre 360 m
  • Eulji-ro 360 m
  • Sejong (Parking Lot) 370 m
  • The Core Climbing 390 m

5. Diving into Price Analysis

Finally, let’s delve into arguably one of the most critical categories in hotel reviews – pricing.

To pinpoint where you can get your money’s worth, I’ll be comparing rates from renowned hotel comparison platforms like ‘HotelsCombined,’ ‘SkyScanner,’ and ‘Trivago.’

Our criteria for this low-price hunt? A one-night stay from Wednesday to Thursday for two guests in a single room—breakfast excluded (as it often significantly bumps up costs).

5.1. Price Comparison via ‘HotelsCombined’

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: lowest price on Hotels Combined

After searching through ‘HotelsCombined’, the best deal I found was $126 when booking through ‘Booking.com’, ‘Expedia’, ‘Hotels.com’, etc.

5.2. Price Comparison via ‘Sky Scanner’

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: lowest price on Sky Scanner

The lowest price on ‘Sky Scanner’ is $151 for a 1-night stay when booking through ‘Hotels.com’

5.3. Price Comparison via ‘Trivago’

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: lowest price on Trivago

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: lowest price on Trivago

The lowest price on ‘Trivago’ is $125 when booked through ‘Official website of the Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong, ‘booking.com’, ‘Expedia’, etc.

5.4. Official Website of ‘Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong

Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong: lowest price on the official website

I also explored prices directly from the Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong official website. The lowest price confirmed on the official website was confirmed to be KRW 166,600. This amount was calculated as $125, applying the exchange rate of 1,353 won per dollar based on the date of inquiry.

Our analysis reveals that out of all four sites considered, the ‘Trivago’ offers the best deal at USD 125 for a stay at the Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdongwhen booking through ‘Booking.com’, ‘Expedia’, ‘Hotels.com’, ect. And also the ‘official website of the Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdongoffers at the same price. You might want to keep this information handy while booking.

★ Do bear in mind, these rock-bottom prices are subject to change based on your stay dates and when you’re conducting your search.

★ Also crucial to remember – today’s best deal doesn’t necessarily promise future savings.

★ Consider this ‘Lowest Price Analysis’ as a guiding light rather than an absolute rule.

★ For savvy hotel booking, I’d recommend revisiting these comparison sites during your accommodation planning phase – you never know when you might stumble upon an even better deal!”


And with that, we wrap up our review of the Four Points by Sheraton Josun Seoul Myeongdong, seen through a distinctly Korean lens.

Yours truly, HB – your trusted guide to Korea’s finest hotels. Stay tuned for more insightful reviews on Korea’s hospitality gems!