Hotel Irene - Seoul

8-1 Namdaemun-Ro 1-Gil, Jung-Gu, Seoul, South Korea  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Irene - Seoul

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Irene is an 11-story hotel in a shopping area of Seoul about 6 km from 63 City offering designer rooms with a great view over the mountain. Opened in 2010, the comfortable hotel attracts visitors with its contemporary architecture.

The hotel is 30 minutes' walk away from Dongdaemun Market. Hotel Irene lies within a 10-minute walk from the center of Seoul.

There is Namsan Arts Centre train station nearby. Fast access to Gimpo airport within 20 km is provided.

Rooms

The hotel offers 37 rooms featuring complimentary wireless internet, an in-room safe, a minibar, a kitchenette and soundproof windows as well as marble bathrooms with a shower, free toiletries and towels. They have tile floor and modern furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy meals of Korean cuisine at Sogong JukJip situated within a 5-minute walk of the property.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices.  The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of KRW 13000 per person per night. 

Services

Hotel Irene offers airport transfer, 24-hour reception and newspaper service.

Relax

A wellness centre and a Jacuzzi are available for guests' relaxation.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   11.  Number of rooms:   37.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Exterior corridors
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • In-room jacuzzi
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Foam mattress
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

8-1 Namdaemun-Ro 1-Gil, Jung-Gu, Seoul, South Korea

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City Center
  • Seoul
    2000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Seoul Station
    3300 ft
  • Yeongdeungpo Station
    5.0 mi
Underground stations
  • City hall station
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Sogong JukJip (cuisine: Korean)
    400 ft
  • Seoul Samgyetang (cuisine: Korean)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    37

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Rooms and availability

Hotel Irene photos Room
Standard Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    7 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Twin Room

Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Triple

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Suite|Suite

Standard Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Standard Family Suite
  • Room size:

    465 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Double room

Family Corner Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Superior Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Hotel Irene photos Room
Deluxe Twin Room
  • Room size:

    360 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Twin ( 1 DB + 1 SG)

Deluxe Triple Room
  • Room size:

    325 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Triple(3Single)

Luxury Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room

Hotel Irene Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Seoul City Tour1700 ft

Popular areas

  • Seoul Plaza1400 ft
  • City Center1700 ft
  • Seven Luck Casino Millennium Seoul Hilton Branch2300 ft

Train stations

Shopping areas

  • Namdaemun Market700 ft
  • Lotte Duty Free Shop1400 ft
  • Noon Square1700 ft
  • Myeong-dong2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Namdaemun Gate700 ft
  • Namdaemun700 ft
  • Deoksugung Palace1700 ft
  • Myeongdong Cathedral2700 ft

Historical sites

  • Seoul Station (Old B.D.)2700 ft

Museums

  • Seoul Museum of Art1400 ft

Parks

  • Namsan3000 ft

Theaters

  • Myeong-dong Nanta Theatre1700 ft

Business areas

  • Seoul Finance Centre2300 ft

Underground stations

  • City hall station700 ft
  • City Hall Station1400 ft
  • Euljiro 1-ga Station2000 ft
  • Myeongdong Station2300 ft

Local attractions

  • Ssamji-gil5100 ft
    Gwanhun-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • National Palace Museum of Korea1.0 mi
    12 Hyoja-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Jongmyo Shrine1.2 mi
    155 Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Gate Gwanghwamun1.0 mi
    76-2 Sejong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Gyeongbokgung1.2 mi
    161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Near the hotel

  • Bank of Korea Museum900 ft
    110 Namdaemunno 3-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Seoul Museum of Art1500 ft
    61 Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • MMCA - National Museum of Contemporary Art, Deoksugung2000 ft
    99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Myeongdong Real Gun Shooting Range2700 ft
    12F Myeongdong Parking Lot Tower 62-12 Chungmu-ro 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Myeongdong: Hyper Shopping2000 ft
    Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Deoksugung1700 ft
    99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Lotte Mart Seoul Station3000 ft
    426, Cheongpa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

Restaurants nearby

  • Sogong JukJip400 ft

    Address: 86-1 Bukchang-dong, Jung-gu
    Phone: 02-752-6400

    76% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Korean
    Price Range: USD 6 002 - USD 10 002

  • Food Court at Lotte Department Store Main1600 ft

    Address: 30 Eulji-ro, Jung-gu
    Phone: 02-771-2500

    63% likes this, based on 277 reviews

  • Din Tai Fung Myeongdong Branch1300 ft

    Address: 104, Myeong-dong2-ga, Jung-gu
    Phone: 02-771-2778

    63% likes this, based on 61 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese, Dim Sum

  • Seoul Samgyetang700 ft

    Address: 34-52, Namchang-dong, Jung-gu
    Phone: 02-755-6925

    78% likes this, based on 17 reviews
    Cuisine: Korean

  • Tuscany1200 ft

    Address: THE PLAZA 2F, 119 Sogong-ro, Jung-gu
    Phone: 82-2-310-7200

    81% likes this, based on 36 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    37

Hotel Awards

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Hotel Irene Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Irene

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 70 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    9.2

    The room is very comfortable and clean.

    The computer was in Korean language and no intrent service in the room wich is very necessary for me.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Good location n have free wifi. Plus my room include a desk top with internet for the guest to use. So convenience!

    If the hotel can provide the hotel map/ address both in English and Korean together would be much easier for the guest to find the hotel.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    surrounded with variety of local restaurants and in the heart of local shopping area

    lighting in the room is not sufficient. hi-tech equipment is trendy but too complicated.

  • Single
    5.0

    The hotel is located between Numdaemun market and Bookchang-Dong area, and is easy to get to to the nearest landmark with taxi once familiar with the area, though you would need to walk a little as taxi drivers do not speak English and would not be able to drive you right up to the hotel. No subway line nearby. There was a Jacuzzi tub in the bathroom, though I did not try using it. The room had a pc with free internet access, and there was a 50+ inch lcd tv in the room. Overall a reasonable type place to stay on a budget (3+ star), however the rooms were priced perhaps slightly more than it should, a little extra could easily get you to a centrally located 5 star hotel.

    The phone number in the Booked.net reservation confirmation did not work, and I had to spend international data charges to look up the correct number on the hotel website through my mobile, and spent a great amount of international roaming calling charges for a call between the taxi driver and the hotel to get the correct directions. No taxi driver knew of the location, and it is not on the local gps maps. The area though is a little seedy and there are a number of gentlemen clubs in the immediate vicinity, though you would not notice it during the day. The hotel itself was small and basic, no significant facilities. The room was a little cramped, and I had to leave my suitcase on the bed. The shower head in the bathroom was misplaced just above/next to the toilet bowl, and seemed like a mistake in design, while there were only two small spotlights in the bathroom making it very dim, especially in a bathroom covered entirely with black tiles. The pillows a stale smell though the room and hotel seemed new. Some hotel staff could improve on English to provide better help. Overall a reasonable type place to stay on a budget, however the rooms were priced perhaps slightly more than it should, a little extra could easily get you to a centrally located 5 star hotel.

  • Couple
    8.8

    It's very good hotel,, Great time for honeymoon,, I love it.

    My wife didn't like remote control in toilet room 555555 ,, She scared.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    Location goog

    Staff know very little englissh

  • Couple
    2.8

    The location

    Over priced, stayed at very expensive suite that looked exactly like the rooms. They claimed bigger but wasnt. Only one elevator. No bell boy . no cafes. Very discomforting room design shower has no tub nor place for shampoo and soap, have to keep them on restroom floor and step on it and slip some lights not working room service were guys in casual clothes scared my wife when walked out of the room, she thought they were robbers terrible hotel !

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Bath room, with jacussi and modern toilet.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    I like that I had a pc in my room with internet free of charge. There is not many hotels that will not only provide you internet, but a free pc in your room. I also enjoyed the friendliness of the front desk and willingness to help/answer questions.

  • Couple
    7.8

    The rooms are newly renovated, and look minimalistic/design with black stone, and white covers. The shower and jacuzzi are very good, although the bathroom is rather inpracticle, with the water of the shower running over the bathroom floor to the sink, at the other end. Airconditioning is very new, and not noisy. TV also provides CNN and BBC, on a very large flatscreen TV.Breakfast is good, with a choice of korean or western breakfast (fresh fruit, cereals,, toast), and a choice of fresh made fried, scrambled, or cooked eggs.The area lies central to main attractions in Seoul, like the palaces and Namdaemun market.

  • Couple
    7.0

    (1) Polite Staff at Reception. (2) Nice Breakfast included in room rate. (3) Very Good service by the male waiter on 29 and 30 Apr 2011 (forgot to get his name). (4) Location near to Namdemum Mkt and lots of eating places at night near the hotel (5) Prompt service or attention to the request when it is made (see the comments below)

    (1) Bathroom Facilities : location of shower head and lights could be improved. Previous reviewer mentioned the awkward shower and dim lights. There was no shower screen and the shower head is located away from the jacuzzi which means u have to shower next to the WC. The entire bathroom floor is therefore wet as there was no shower screen nor any difference in floor level to keep the wet shower area from the area of the WC. The bathroom decor wall tiles are black and with only 2 spot lights (only 1 was working when we check in and had to request for it to be fixed) and hence it is very dim. (2) The room we had contains a double bed and single bed for a total of 3 persons. Though we indicated 2 pp, the replacement of towels for each of the 3 nights is only for 1 bath towel and even though we highlighted to reception, there is no change and so it's kind of disappointing that they do not listen nor register the feedback to the housekeeping colleagues. (3) Only wired internet from their PC is allowed as the ethernet cable pt is concealed and hence if you bring your own notebook, you cannot connect it too. Free wireless is only on 1st sty reception.

  • Single
    5.4

    Free internet. acceptance distance to shopping centre

    the cleaning service is poor. Towels is yellow. Lighting is poor. It is difficult to see myself in Mirror. No English tranlation in room. All indication on phone, remote control is in Korean.

  • Couple
    7.8

    I liked the most the stylish room, and the location of the hotel.

    the bathroom is a bit strange: nearly no light in the toilette, and you have to jump to get into the bathtub, not really comfortable and dangerous

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    1. convenient location, 2. in-room computer,3. jaccuzzi, 4. one remote control for everything

    1. No door for Jaccuzzi; 2. the hotel telephone number on Booked.net confirmation was wrong and it took us a long time to find the hotel as the taxi driver did not know the hotel

  • Couple
    7.0

    helpful, English speaking staff. wonderfully heated floors and clean sheets. daily housekeeping. nice bed. location close enough to markets and yet away from hustle and bustle.

    dark bathroom and insufficient lighting. odd placement of shower head outside jacuzzi/bathtub made it difficult to shower. cabinet for hanging jackets unusually high as if for 7 ft tall person. pillows were uncomfortable. bathrobe too flimsy. hotel a bit difficult to find as locals don't seem to be aware of hotel.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hotel Irene - Seoul Seoul location
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Hotel Address:

8-1 Namdaemun-Ro 1-Gil, Jung-Gu, Seoul, South Korea

Get directions
City Center
  • Seoul
    2000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Seoul Station
    3300 ft
  • Yeongdeungpo Station
    5.0 mi
Underground stations
  • City hall station
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Sogong JukJip (cuisine: Korean)
    400 ft
  • Seoul Samgyetang (cuisine: Korean)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    37

Hotel Awards

South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSeoulHotel Irene

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in South Korea

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