Hotel 28 Myeongdong: Unraveling Global and Korean Guest Reviews, Quick Hotel Information, and Lowest Price Analysis – Your Ultimate Guide!

Last Updated on December 11, 2023 by HB

Welcome, travelers to Korea! Are you considering a stay at the Hotel 28 Myeongdong (★★★★ 4 Star), situated in Myeongdong, 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:

Hotel 28 Myeongdong

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!

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1. About ‘Hotel 28 Myeongdong

‘Hotel 28 Myeongdong’ is ranked 4th in the overall Seoul area and 2th in the Myeongdong area among the Top-Rated Hotels in Seoul as analyzed by HB. (For those intrigued, don’t forget to peruse HB’s previous post, ‘[A Local’s Insight] Discover Top-Rated Hotels Across All of Seoul’.)

Before we delve into the detailed analysis, allow me to present a quick overview of Hotel 28 Myeongdong.

Source: Agoda

This cinema-inspired hotel in a bustling commercial district is a 3-minute walk from both a subway station providing service to the National Museum of Korea, and from a bus stop providing service to the landmark Dongdaemun Design Plaza.

Modern rooms feature Wi-Fi and flat-screens, plus Nespresso machines and minibars. Upgraded rooms add free-standing tubs. Suites have living areas. Butler service is offered.

A chic restaurant serves regional fare. There’s also a rooftop bar and a gym, along with a library, and a gallery of movie posters and other film memorabilia.

Source: Google Maps

‘Hotel 28 Myeongdong

  • Grade: ★★★★ 4 Star Hotel
  • Address: 13 Myeongdong 7-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Official Website: http://www.hotel28.co.kr/
  • Telephone: +82-02-774-2828
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 12:00 PM
Hotel 28 Myeongdong: highlights

Hotel 28 Myeongdong: facilities

2. In-depth Analysis of Global Guest Reviews

Let’s dive into a thorough analysis based on real guest experiences at Hotel 28 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: 9.2 / 10, based on 5,513 reviews

Hotel 28 Myeongdong: ratings on agoda
Hotel 28 Myeongdong: ratings on agoda

Source: Agoda

Here’s how users who booked through ‘Agoda’ rated ‘Hotel 28 Myeongdong’.

Hotel 28 Myeongdong has earned an exceptional score of 9.2 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.

LocationMost guests gave positive reviews about the location. In particular, many said that it was conveniently located in the heart of Myeongdong, offering easy access to restaurants, shopping, and the subway.
Room The rooms were generally reviewed as clean and comfortable. However, some guests felt that the standard of cleaning was inconsistent.
BreakfastThere was hardly any mention of breakfast. However, one guest recommended avoiding it due to the abundance of good cafes nearby.
FriendlinessThe staff received very positive reviews for their friendliness and professionalism. In particular, there were comments about the convenience of having many English-speaking staff.
FacilitiesThere was hardly any mention of the facilities, but one guest enjoyed having a gym at the hotel. Also, guests appreciated the complimentary minibar.
PriceMost guests felt that the hotel offered good value for money. Some said it was a bit expensive, but they would book again due to the excellent service and location.
OthersSome guests mentioned being sensitive to noise, but said that despite the hotel’s central location, the noise was not significant.
Overall
Opinion
The main advantages of Hotel 28 Myeongdong are its excellent location, friendly staff, clean rooms, and good value for money. The main disadvantage pointed out by some guests was the lack of consistency in cleanliness. Nevertheless, most guests expressed that they would use the hotel again.

2.2. Comprehensive Reviews from ‘Booking.com

Booking.com Ratings: 9.2 / 10, based on 1,397 reviews

Hotel 28 Myeongdong: ratings on booking.com
Hotel 28 Myeongdong: ratings on booking.com

Source: Booking.com

Let’s take a look at how users who booked through ‘Booking.com’ rated Hotel 28 Myeongdong.

Hotel 28 Myeongdong bagged an wonderful score of 9.2 out of a possible 10, excelling notably in areas such as ‘Staff’, ‘Comfort’, ‘Cleanliness’, 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.

LocationHotel 28 Myeongdong is conveniently located in the heart of Myeongdong, which was highly praised by guests. The proximity to various dining options, shopping places, and accessible public transportation was highlighted.
Room The rooms were generally described as spacious, clean, and comfortable. Though some guests pointed out issues with the privacy of the bathroom or noise, the overall satisfaction was high.
BreakfastThere was not enough mention of breakfast in the reviews to provide a comprehensive view.
FriendlinessThe staff received positive reviews for their customer-oriented and friendly service. Satisfaction was particularly high with their efficient service and responsiveness.
FacilitiesSome guests positively evaluated the hotel’s various facilities. Free minibar, coin laundry, and bathtub were especially praised.
PriceConsidering the hotel’s location, service, and room conditions, it received positive reviews for its value for money.
OthersHotel 28 Myeongdong has a unique ‘cinema’ theme, which served as a unique charm for some guests. Some guests also mentioned noise from outside the building.
Overall
Opinion
Hotel 28 Myeongdong has received high satisfaction from customers with its convenient location, systematic service, and comfortable and clean rooms. However, some guests expressed regrets about the privacy issues in the bathroom and noise from outside.

2.3. Comprehensive Reviews from ‘Google

Google Maps Ratings: 4.5 / 5, based on 431 reviews

Hotel 28 Myeongdong: ratings on google maps
Hotel 28 Myeongdong: ratings on google maps

Source: Google Maps

Moving on to our next platform for reviews – ‘Google Maps’. Out of a potential perfect score of 5, ‘Hotel 28 Myeongdong’ has impressively clinched a rating of 4.5. 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, families, and business guests awarding Hotel 28 Myeongdong with their top ratings of 4.6.

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.

LocationMost of the reviews mentioned that Hotel 28 Myeongdong is located in the heart of Myeongdong, very close to shopping, restaurants, and street food. It was also noted that the hotel is easily accessible from the airport bus stop.
Room Most reviews said the rooms were clean and comfortable. There were also comments about the beds being large and comfortable. However, some reviews expressed dissatisfaction with the cleanliness.
BreakfastReviews about breakfast varied. Some guests said there were good selections for breakfast, while others mentioned that the selections were limited.
FriendlinessThe staff received very high reviews for their friendliness. Many praised the staff for their efforts and willingness to accommodate the guests’ requests.
FacilitiesHotel 28 Myeongdong’s facilities included a gym and a coin laundry. There were also comments appreciating the complimentary minibar and Nespresso coffee machine in the rooms.
PriceMost guests evaluated the value for money as high. There were opinions that the price was affordable despite being located in the center.
OthersSome reviews praised the hotel’s movie theme. There were also comments praising the thoughtful touches such as providing popcorn at check-in.
Overall
Opinion
The main advantages of Hotel 28 Myeongdong are its excellent location, friendly staff, clean rooms, and good value for money. The main disadvantage pointed out by some guests was the dissatisfaction with cleanliness and the quality of breakfast. Nevertheless, most guests expressed that they would use the hotel again.

3. Showcasing Top-tier Reviews from Korean Guests

Being situated in South Korea, it’s no surprise that Hotel 28 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: “Experience the Charm of Seoul: A Comprehensive Review of Hotel 28 Myeongdong”

Summary of the Blog Post

Let’s delve into the details of my recent staycation at the Hotel 28 Myeongdong, located in the bustling heart of Seoul.

This exquisite hotel is a proud member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, making it an exceptional recommendation for those seeking a distinctive Seoul-themed accommodation. Nestled conveniently between Exit 5 and 6 of Euljiro Entrance Station, the hotel’s location provides easy access to the city’s attractions. However, I suggest opting for public transportation as the parking entrance is tucked away in a narrow alley, making parking a bit challenging.

The hotel’s concept, centered around ‘cinema’, is reflected in the interior decor of the rooms and common spaces. This unique theme adds a touch of charm and novelty to the stay. The check-in process takes place on the 6th floor, where you’re greeted by an array of interesting sights that set the tone for a memorable stay.

Our abode during this stay was a Deluxe Double Room, furnished with a king-sized bed that promised comfort and restful sleep. Although the room didn’t offer a view, the movie-themed interior more than made up for it, adding a unique and enjoyable element to the stay.

The hotel also boasts of a fitness club, while each floor is a mini adventure in itself, filled with attractions. There’s a cozy library on the 3rd floor and a founder’s gallery on the 4th floor, both adding to the hotel’s character.

One of the thoughtful services offered by Hotel 28 Myeongdong is that they provide a discount at Din Tai Fung and other nearby places when you present your room key card. The hotel’s location is a stone’s throw away from numerous attractions like Myeongdong Cathedral, making it an ideal spot for an evening stroll.

In conclusion, with its unique theme, luxurious rooms, and prime location, Hotel 28 Myeongdong offers an experience that leaves a lasting impression. It’s a place I would love to revisit, and I wholeheartedly recommend it to others seeking a blend of luxury and local flair in their accommodation.

Source: https://blog.naver.com/80sunjin/222647696198

Source: https://blog.naver.com/80sunjin/222647696198

(* 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 [Cantonese]
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Japanese
  • Korean
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Available in all rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Air purifier
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobes
  • Closet
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • In-room safe box
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-Fi [free]
Cleanliness and safety
  • Body thermometer
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Breakfast service
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurants
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Doorman
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Heating in public area
  • Laundromat
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Family room
Access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Smoke alarms
  • Soundproof rooms

4.2. Location

Adress : 13 Myeongdong 7-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

Airports
  • Gimpo Airport (GMP) 16.1 km
  • Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) 48.7 km
Public transportation
  • Euljiro 1(il)-ga Subway Station 220 m
  • Myeong-dong Subway Station 420 m
Hospital or clinic
  • Lime Dentist 130 m
Shopping
  • Myeong-Dong Walking Street 130 m
Convenience store
  • Family Mart 60 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM 410 m

4.3. Nearby Attractions

Popular landmarks
  • Myeong-Dong Walking Street 130 m
  • Namdaemun Market 800 m
  • Insadong 1.1 km
  • N Seoul Tower 1.5 km
  • Bukchon Hanok Village 1.6 km
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace 1.8 km
  • Changdeokgung Palace Complex 1.8 km
  • The War Memorial of Korea 3.3 km
  • National Museum of Korea 4.5 km
  • Lotte World 11.7 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Myeongdong NANTA Theater 100 m
  • Myeongdong Theatre 110 m
  • H&M (Euljiro) 120 m
  • Lotte Department Store Main 120 m
  • Myeongdong Street Market 120 m
  • Myeong-Dong Walking Street 130 m
  • ABC Mart 130 m
  • Lime Dentist 130 m
  • 70`s Radio Pub 130 m
  • Landrover 130 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’

Hotel 28 Myeongdong: lowest price on Hotels Combined

After searching through ‘HotelsCombined’, the best deal I found was $134 when booking through ‘priceline’.

5.2. Price Comparison via ‘Sky Scanner’

Hotel 28 Myeongdong: lowest price on Sky Scanner

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

5.3. Price Comparison via ‘Trivago’

Hotel 28 Myeongdong: lowest price on Trivago

The lowest price on ‘Trivago’ is $125 for a 1-night stay when booking through ‘Agoda’.

5.4. Official Website of ‘Hotel 28 Myeongdong’

Hotel 28 Myeongdong: lowest price on the official website

I also explored prices directly from the ‘Hotel 28 Myeongdong’ official website. The lowest price on the official website was KRW 225,500. Applying the exchange rate at the time of inquiry, which is KRW 1,320.5 per dollar, the calculated result comes out to be approximately $170.7.

Our analysis reveals that out of all four sites considered, the ‘Trivago’ offers the best deal at USD 125 for a stay at the ‘Hotel 28 Myeongdong’ when booking through ‘Agoda’. 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 Hotel 28 Myeongdong, seen through a distinctly Korean lens.

Yours truly, HB(Hotel Boy) – your trusted guide to best hotels in Korea. Stay tuned for more insightful reviews on Korea’s hospitality gems!


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