[A Local’s Insight] Unveiling the Top-Rated Hotels in Myeongdong

Last Updated on November 25, 2023 by HB

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If you’re planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea, there are several neighborhoods you might consider for your stay. From the bustling streets of Jongno and Myeongdong, the cultural hub of Insadong, the stylish district of Gangnam, the vibrant nightlife in Hongdae, to the international atmosphere of Itaewon, there’s a place for every traveler.

Today, our spotlight is on ‘Myeongdong’.

To select good hotels located in ‘Myungdong’, we’ve compiled scores from ‘Agoda’, ‘Booking.com’, and ‘Google Maps’, some of the most trusted sources for accommodation information. As a result, we’ve handpicked only those hotels that have received the highest accolades.

Guest ratings for the hotel: Agoda, Booking.com, and Google Maps.”

“Attention, readers! While the hotel rankings in this post are compiled based on aggregated customer ratings, remember they aren’t absolute. Please bear in mind the following points!

Price: Hotel prices can dramatically vary depending on your stay dates. We’ve used the weekday prices as a reference, but differences may occur depending on the season, peak or off-peak periods, weekends or weekdays!

Hotel Classification: We’ve applied hotel classifications based on the standards set by Agoda.

Rankings: We’ve prioritized hotels with high ratings from three different sites(Agoda, Booking.com, and Google Maps). However, don’t overlook the fact that there could be many hidden gems among the lower-ranked or not-included hotels in this post.”

Without further ado, let’s dive into ‘[A Local’s Insight] Unveiling the Top-Rated Hotels in Myeongdong’!!”

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1. Top 3-Star Hotels in Myeongdong

Let me introduce you to the top 3-star hotels in ‘Myeongdong’. These gems, while generally more affordable, offer comfort and services that punch well above their weight. After analyzing 22 3-star hotels in the area, I’ve narrowed it down to this impressive top 10 list.

RankHotelGradeFromAgodaBooking.comGoogle MapsTotal
1Stanford Hotel Myeongdong3 StarUSD 909.08.74.422.1
1Hotel Midcity Myeongdong3 StarUSD 558.98.84.422.1
1Metro Hotel Myeongdong3 StarUSD 609.08.84.322.1
1Moxy Seoul, Myeongdong3 StarUSD 1369.08.84.322.1
5Dears Myeongdong3 StarUSD –8.98.74.121.7
6Hotel Thomas Myeongdong3 StarUSD 668.88.64.221.6
7Nine Tree Hotel Myeong-dong3 StarUSD 938.68.54.221.3
8LE SEOUL HOTEL3 StarUSD 628.78.24.321.2
9Days Hotel By Whyndham Seoul Myeongdong3 StarUSD 798.58.44.221.1
10aFIRST Hotel Myeongdong3 StarUSD 638.68.04.220.8

We've prioritized hotels with high ratings from three different sites(Agoda, Booking.com, and Google Maps). However, don't overlook the fact that there could be many hidden gems among the lower-ranked or not-included hotels in this post.

2. Top 4-Star Hotels in Myeongdong

“Let’s dive into the best 4-star hotels that ‘Myeongdong’ has to offer. These hotels deliver the luxury of a 5-star experience at a price that won’t break the bank, making them a perfect pick for travelers who appreciate great value. After a thorough analysis of 34 4-star hotels in the area, I’ve put together this top 10 list.

(Hotels that I’ve covered in detailed posts are highlighted in blue, so don’t hesitate to click if you’re intrigued! 😎)

RankHotelGradeFromAgodaBooking.comGoogle MapsTotal
1Hotel 28 Myeongdong4 StarUSD 1299.29.24.522.9
2L’Escape Hotel4 StarUSD 1439.08.94.422.3
3Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Seoul Myeongdong4 StarUSD 1079.08.74.522.2
4Henn-na Hotel Seoul Myeongdong4 StarUSD 828.98.74.522.1
5Aloft Seoul Myeongdong4 StarUSD 1448.98.74.422.0
5ENA Suite Hotel Namdaemun4 StarUSD 808.98.74.422.0
5Four Points by Sheraton Josun, Seoul Myeongdong4 StarUSD 1218.98.64.522.0
8Hotel Gracery Seoul4 StarUSD 828.88.74.321.8
9L7 Myeongdong4 StarUSD 1278.98.54.421.8
10Nine Tree Premier Hotel Myeong dong 24 StarUSD 928.88.64.321.7
10G2 Hotel Myeongdong4 StarUSD 748.88.64.321.7
10G3 Hotel Chungmuro4 StarUSD 738.98.64.221.7

We've prioritized hotels with high ratings from three different sites(Agoda, Booking.com, and Google Maps). However, don't overlook the fact that there could be many hidden gems among the lower-ranked or not-included hotels in this post.

3. Top 5-Star Hotels in Myeongdong

Let’s explore the crème de la crème of ‘Myeongdong’ – the finest 5-star hotels. These establishments redefine comfort and luxury with their world-class service, exceptional amenities, and chic accommodations. After a careful analysis of 8 top-tier 5-star hotels in ‘Myeongdong’, here are the results.

(Hotels that I’ve covered in detailed posts are highlighted in blue, so don’t hesitate to click if you’re intrigued! 😎)

RankHotelGradeFromAgodaBooking.comGoogle MapsTotal
1Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower5 StarUSD 2319.28.95.023.1
2The Shilla Seoul5 StarUSD 2409.19.04.622.7
3Le Méridien Seoul, Myeongdong5 StarUSD 2879.08.84.622.4
4The Westin Josun Seoul5 StarUSD 2658.98.74.522.1
5Lotte Hotel Seoul5 StarUSD 1808.88.54.521.8
6Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul5 StarUSD 3598.78.64.521.8
7The Ambassador Seoul – A Pullman Hotel5 StarUSD 1978.98.64.221.7
8The Plaza Seoul, Autograph Collection5 StarUSD 2128.78.64.421.7

We've prioritized hotels with high ratings from three different sites(Agoda, Booking.com, and Google Maps). However, don't overlook the fact that there could be many hidden gems among the lower-ranked or not-included hotels in this post.

4. Best Hotels in Myeongdong, Regardless of Hotel Star Classification

Finally, let’s take a look at the cream of the crop – hotels that have secured the highest scores purely based on customer ratings, irrespective of their star grade. We’ve sifted through a total of 65 hotels spanning 3-star, 4-star, and 5-star categories in ‘Myeongdong’, and here’s a rundown of the top 20.

(Hotels that I’ve covered in detailed posts are highlighted in blue, so don’t hesitate to click if you’re intrigued! 😎)

RankHotelGradeFromAgodaBooking.comGoogle MapsTotal
1Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower5 StarUSD 2319.28.95.023.1
2Hotel 28 Myeongdong4 StarUSD 1299.29.24.522.9
3The Shilla Seoul5 StarUSD 2409.19.04.622.7
4Le Méridien Seoul, Myeongdong5 StarUSD 2879.08.84.622.4
5L’Escape Hotel4 StarUSD 1439.08.94.422.3
6Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Seoul Myeongdong4 StarUSD 1079.08.74.522.2
7Stanford Hotel Myeongdong3 StarUSD 909.08.74.422.1
7Hotel Midcity Myeongdong3 StarUSD 558.98.84.422.1
7Metro Hotel Myeongdong3 StarUSD 609.08.84.322.1
7Henn-na Hotel Seoul Myeongdong4 StarUSD 828.98.74.522.1
7The Westin Josun Seoul5 StarUSD 2658.98.74.522.1
7Moxy Seoul, Myeongdong3 StarUSD 1369.08.84.322.1
13Aloft Seoul Myeongdong4 StarUSD 1448.98.74.422.0
13ENA Suite Hotel Namdaemun4 StarUSD 808.98.74.422.0
13Four Points by Sheraton Josun, Seoul Myeongdong4 StarUSD 1218.98.64.522.0
16Hotel Gracery Seoul4 StarUSD 828.88.74.321.8
16Lotte Hotel Seoul5 StarUSD 1808.88.54.521.8
18L7 Myeongdong4 StarUSD 1278.98.54.421.8
18Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul5 StarUSD 3598.78.64.521.8
20Dears Myeongdong3 StarUSD –8.98.74.121.7

We've prioritized hotels with high ratings from three different sites(Agoda, Booking.com, and Google Maps). However, don't overlook the fact that there could be many hidden gems among the lower-ranked or not-included hotels in this post.


With this, I will conclude the ‘[A Local’s Insight] Unveiling the Top-Rated Hotels in Myeongdong‘ posting from a Korean perspective.

I have been your best Korean Hotel assistant, HB. See you next time with more great Korean hotel information!

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