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Holidays in Seoul

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Seoul Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Seoul hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Seoul trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Where to stay in Seoul

Find the best Seoul areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about Seoul

Top hotels in Seoul

5 out of 5
Lotte World Tower 76F-101F, 300 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$557 per night from 20 Nov. to 21 Nov.
4.7/5Exceptional! (945 reviews)

"Signiel Seoul has great view of Seoul and their staffs are best!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2020

Grand Hyatt Seoul
Grand Hyatt Seoul
5 out of 5
322, Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Seoul
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$317 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
4.2/5Excellent! (1,134 reviews)

"This property is a five star hotel, beautiful views and even great hospitality. The room service is top of the line as well. Have to stay here if you want the best experience in Seoul"…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb. 2020

Grand Hyatt Seoul
ENA Suite Hotel Namdaemun
ENA Suite Hotel Namdaemun
4 out of 5
36, Sejong-daero 11-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Seoul
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$89 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,739 reviews)

"The location is very convenient, staffs are polite, clean & I will stay again, but towels were worn out though."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep. 2020

ENA Suite Hotel Namdaemun
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top activities in Seoul

Save Time and Money with Seoul Holiday Packages

It has never been easier to save cash with Seoul holiday packages on Expedia. You'll have plenty more time to arrange your thrilling experiences — and more cash to splash! Savings of as much as $583* are waiting for smart travellers who secure a package deal on Expedia. Our extensive database features more than 1,000,000 properties worldwide and 550 partner airlines. With such a great range of options, arranging your dream holiday will be simple! Almost all bookings can be changed without any added fees from us.

Places to Visit in Seoul

It's nice to just wander the streets when you're in a new destination, but sometimes it's wise to form a plan. Grab your travel schedule — we have plenty of awesome ideas for your impending Seoul holiday. With so many renowned attractions in the one place, you certainly won't be twiddling your thumbs in Seoul! First things first, make sure you take some selfies in front of Dongdaemun Market and Gyeongbok Palace. When you've finished with those, you'll still have the COEX Convention and Exhibition Centre and the National Museum of Korea to check out! Boasting attractions such as the Sungnyemun Gate and Deoksugung Palace, there's never a boring moment in this dynamic city. When you've finished checking those out, continue your sightseeing at the Jogyesa Temple and Namsan Park. Memorial sites remember lives cut short and past tragedies. Stop by War Memorial of Korea and take a moment or two for some quiet reflection. Travellers in this destination have a great range of options. Many powerful people have lived in Changgyeonggung Palace over the years. If you've ever dreamt of living like royalty, don't miss seeing this stately building. Still got some time on your hands? Many powerful families have resided in Changdeokgung Palace over the years. If you've ever daydreamed about living like a king or queen, don't miss this impressive building.

Throw yourself into all there is to see and do and head home with the best souvenir of all — memories of your amazing holiday! This place has a wide range of activities. Here are some suggestions to kick start your trip to Seoul:

For a more comprehensive guide to activities, jump onto our Seoul things to do page.

Seoul Accommodation

Got Seoul locked in your sights? You'll be jetting off to the capital of South Korea, so you'll certainly have a large variety of properties to pick from. Book now on Expedia to get the best offers on luxury getaways and cheap holidays! The Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul (60, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu) and the Park Hyatt Seoul (606, Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu) are two of the higher-end choices in Seoul. Stay at either and you're bound to have some of the best amenities in town. Prefer somewhere cheap and cheerful? Try the Grand Hyatt Seoul (322, Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu) and the Nungmaru Guesthouse (39-5 Namsan-dong 2-ga). Another great option is to stay near Dongdaemun Market. Do this by booking a room at the JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul, just 0.2 miles away. Also in demand is the Grand Ambassador Seoul associated with Pullman, 0.7 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Seoul

Nothing comes close to disembarking at Gimpo International Airport (GMP) after a cramped flight. Once you've secured your bags from the carousel and shaken out those stiff legs, you'll be about 10 miles from central Seoul.