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Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

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Exterior detail
Premium bedding, down comforters, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
40-inch TV with cable channels
Premium bedding, down comforters, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, down comforters, in-room safe, iron/ironing board

Overview of Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with restaurant, near Jogyesa Temple

8.4/10 Very Good

1,307 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
71, Sambong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • Self parking
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Computer station
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
For families
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Bathtub or shower

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Jongno
  • Gyeongbok Palace - 13 min walk
  • Bukchon Hanok Village - 14 min walk
  • Namdaemun Market - 19 min walk
  • Dongdaemun History and Culture Park - 37 min walk
  • Gwanghwamun - 1 min drive
  • Myeongdong Street - 4 min drive
  • Seoul City Hall - 2 min drive
  • Namsan Park - 3 min drive
  • Lotte Outlets - Seoul Station Branch - 3 min drive
  • Korea University - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Gimpo Intl. Airport (GMP) - 45 min drive
  • Incheon Intl. Airport (ICN) - 82 min drive
  • Suseo Station - 17 min drive
  • Haengsin Station - 17 min drive
  • Anyang Station - 24 min drive
  • Jonggak Station - 6 min walk
  • Gwanghwamun Station - 8 min walk
  • Anguk Station - 8 min walk


  • Gwanghwamun Ichungjib - 3 min walk
  • Seorin Nakji - 4 min walk
  • Balwoo Gongyang - 4 min walk
  • Saint Augustin - 5 min walk
  • Imun Seolleongtang - 5 min walk

About this property

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun puts you 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Gyeongbok Palace and 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Bukchon Hanok Village. The restaurant is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after visiting the health club for a workout, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. This upscale hotel is also 1 mi (1.5 km) from Namdaemun Market and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Dongdaemun History and Culture Park. The helpful staff and overall property condition get good marks from fellow travelers. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Jonggak Station is 6 minutes and Gwanghwamun Station is 8 minutes.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese, Korean

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 338 rooms
  • Arranged over 19 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age - 19
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • The listed parking fee includes one exit from the garage per stay. Each additional exit from the garage will incur a KRW 5,000 fee in addition to the listed per-night parking fee.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 19


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Onsite self parking (KRW 10000 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) 6:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Working away

  • Business center
  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2015
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Health club


  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 40-inch TV
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of KRW 28000 for adults and KRW 16000 for children (approximately)


  • Self parking costs KRW 10000 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea).


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Hotel Seoul
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Hotel
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Seoul
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Hotel
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Seoul
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Hotel Seoul

Frequently asked questions

Does Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun?
As of December 9, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun on January 8, 2023 start from P 5,831, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun?
Yes. Self parking costs KRW 10000 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an onsite casino at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Seven Luck Casino Millennium Seoul Hilton Branch (4-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun and nearby?
Maintain your daily exercise routine at the health club.
Are there restaurants at or near Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Gwanghwamun Ichungjib (3-min walk), Seorin Nakji (4-min walk), and Balwoo Gongyang (4-min walk).
What's the area around Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun like?
Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun is in Jongno, a short 6-minute walk from Jonggak Station and 13 minutes' walk from Gyeongbok Palace. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings


Very Good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Simple and Convenience
Yvonne, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Young, 16-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Richard, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sooyeon, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Kay, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent Service
Demetria, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

janet, 5-night trip
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6/10 Good

Sue Kyung, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

too bad to relax your body
청소직원 조선말 중국인 시끄럽고 정비시 가방 던져서 랩탑 파손 나몰라라하니 귀중품 잘 정리하시고 엘베 불편하고 주차수 작아서 1만원 돈 받고.객실내 전화기 불통. 전화준다는 카운터는 찾아가야 설명해주고. 위 청소 직원 기본 서비스 교육이 부재하거나 뷰끄럼이 없는 듯 하여. 다신 안 갈 예정임 넷플릭스 기기 추가 대여는 고려없어 재 방문 혹은 재유치는 일절 관심이 없는 곳임. 잘 고려해서 비추드립니다.
2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Dooyoung, 1-night trip with friends
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