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Hongdae Accommodation Guide | Locals' Recommendations

Our favorite hotels in one of the hottest areas of Seoul!

Sung J LEE
15 days ago

Hongdae Accommodation Guide

Hongdae has become a must-visit when traveling to Seoul, Korea, a neighborhood known as a cultural hub for young people, where you can see all the latest trends in Korea.

There are many accommodations in various styles nearby due to the tourist action this area sees.

Today we have some of our recommendations for you to help make your trip planning easier.

You can also check out our general guide to Hongdae for more info on the area.


Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae

Hongdae Hotels: Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae

This 4-star hotel is located about 3 minutes by foot from Exit 9 of Hongik University Station.

It's close proximity to the station makes it convenient for travelers, especially if you have a lot of bulky luggage.

Hongdae Hotels: Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae

There is also a terrace and gym where you can take a break, and the facilities are substantial.

You can easily check in through the machine that has several languages available.

Hongdae Hotels: Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae

The rooms are clean and comfortable, and the toilet and shower are conveniently separate.

The atmosphere is warm and inviting, perfect for recovering from travel fatigue before exploring the city.

Address: 서울 마포구 양화로 144
144 Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Price: ~100,000 won per night

How To Get There: 3 minutes by foot from Exit 9 of Hongik University Station (홍대입구)



L7 Hongdae by Lotte

Hongdae Hotels: L7 Hongdae by Lotte

L7 Hongdae is 4-star hotel that is very popular with Koreans.

It is a 5 minute walk from Hongik University Station and is located between the main area and Yeonnamdong, making it a perfect location for those wanting to explore these hip neighborhoods.

The rooftop pool is one of the main attractions here, and makes for some great photo ops.

Hongdae Hotels: L7 Hongdae by Lotte

There is also a restaurant overlooking Hongdae and a rooftop lounge bar.

It's the perfect option for those who like to relax at their hotel.

Hongdae Hotels: L7 Hongdae by Lotte

This hotel opened in recent years, so everything is modern and beautiful, with great views of the cityscape.

If you're looking for accommodation close to transportation with great facilities and views in the Hongdae area, this is a great choice.

Address: 서울 마포구 양화로 141
141 Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Price: ~90,000 won per night

How To Get There: 5 minutes by foot from Exit 9 of Hongik University Station (홍대입구)



RYSE, Autograph Collection

Hongdae Hotels: RYSE, Autograph CollectionSource: RYSE HOTEL

RYSE, Autograph Collection is another 4-star hotel about 5 minutes from Hongik University Station.

It's a luxury hotel, but it is the most satisfying in the area.

Hongdae Hotels: RYSE, Autograph CollectionSource: RYSE HOTEL

The romantic rooftop is even more lovely in the evening when it's lit up.

Hongdae Hotels: RYSE, Autograph CollectionSource: RYSE HOTEL

Close to the downtown area of Hongdae with 5-star class facilities, we recommend this hotel for those who want to rest and relax at their hotel.

Address: 서울 마포구 양화로 130
130 Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Price: ~200,000 won per night

How To Get There: 5 minutes by foot from Exit 9 Hongik University Station (홍대입구)



Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae

Hongdae Hotels: Holiday Inn Express HongdaeSource: Holiday Inn Express

If you take Exit 4 out of Hongik University Station, you will find a shopping mall called AK&. 

On the upper floor of the building is the Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae.

Hongdae Hotels: Holiday Inn Express HongdaeSource: Holiday Inn Express

It's newly built and the high vantage point offers beautiful views of the city.

Hongdae Hotels: Holiday Inn Express HongdaeSource: Holiday Inn Express

Since the hotel is operated by Jeju Air, there is an experience corner called "Flight Taste" (비행의 맛) in the hotel lobby.

If you make a reservation, you can experience flying an airplane with a simulator!

Address: 서울 마포구 양화로 188
188 Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Price: ~90,000 won per night

How To Get There: 3 minutes by foot from Exit 4 of Hongik University Station (홍대입구)



Amanti Hotel Seoul

Hongdae Hotels: Amanti SeoulSource: Amanti Hotel Seoul

This hotel is about 10 minutes from Hongik University Station, a little farther than the others, but it is beautiful, often used for weddings.

An outdoor pool is available in the summer.

Hongdae Hotels: Amanti SeoulSource: Amanti Hotel Seoul

The rooms have a simple and elegant design and you can see the night view of Hongdae from the windows.

Hongdae Hotels: Amanti SeoulSource: Amanti Hotel Seoul

It's quieter than the main street since it's a little further from the downtown area, so it's recommended for people who are sensitive to noise.

Address: 서울 마포구 월드컵북로 31
31 World Cup Buk-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Price: ~90,000 won per night

How To Get There: 10 minutes by foot from Exit 1 of Hongik University Station (홍대입구)


These were our recommendations for hotels in the super popular Hongdae area of Seoul.

Keep these places in mind when making your travel plans.

And if for more information on the Hongdae area, don't forget to check out our Hongdae Guide!


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