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

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The contemporary Hotel Irene is rated 3 stars and features 37 rooms for guests to stay in. Since 2010, it has been hosting guests in the center of Seoul.

The hotel is 10 minutes' walk away from Myeongdong, Myeongdong Real Gun Shooting Range and Deoksugung. The property is set within 1 km distance from the city center.

Guests will find a market and shops in the vicinity of the hotel.

This hotel is situated within a 10-minute walk from City hall underground station and just 800 meters away from Namsan Arts Centre train station. The hotel is approximately 20 minutes' drive away from Gimpo airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of beautiful rooms, including standard family twin room, deluxe triple room and deluxe twin room appointed with free wireless internet, a seating area, an in-room safe, a phone and satellite TV. Hotel Irene offers rooms with the city view. They are equipped with an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers.

Eat & Drink

The hotel features an authentic restaurant serving Korean cuisine. Sogong JukJip and Seoul Samgyetang are situated in a leisure area, about 150 meters from the venue.

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

Guests can avail of airport transfer, ironing service and 24-hour reception.

Relax

Hotel Irene delights guests with a wellness center and a Jacuzzi.

Internet

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

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

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

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Facilities

General

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

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Airport shuttle
  • 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

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid 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
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Foam mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

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

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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hotel Hotel Irene - Seoul Seoul location
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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

Standard Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or 1 Twin bed
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    Standard Queen Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
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    Wi-Fi, two complimentary bottles of mineral water and 32 inch flat screen TV

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      Suite
      Bed type: 2 Single beds
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        Standard Family Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds
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          Family Suite
          Size: 465 sq. feet
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            Superior Twin Room
            Bed type: 2 Single beds
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              Deluxe Twin Room
              Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
              Size: 360 sq. feet
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              Deluxe Triple Room
              Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
              Size: 325 sq. feet
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                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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                Hotel Irene Location

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Seoul City Tour - 1700 ft

                Popular areas

                • Seoul Plaza - 1400 ft
                • City Center - 1700 ft
                • Seven Luck Casino Millennium Seoul Hilton Branch - 2300 ft

                Places of interest

                • Seodaemun Station - 3300 ft

                Train stations

                Shopping areas

                • Namdaemun Market - 700 ft
                • Lotte Duty Free Shop - 1400 ft
                • Noon Square - 1700 ft
                • Myeong-dong - 2000 ft

                Monuments and Landmarks

                • Namdaemun - 700 ft
                • Namdaemun Gate - 700 ft
                • Deoksugung Palace - 1700 ft
                • Myeongdong Cathedral - 2700 ft

                Historical sites

                • Seoul Station (Old B.D.) - 2700 ft

                Museums

                • Seoul Museum of Art - 1400 ft

                Parks

                • Namsan - 3000 ft

                Theaters

                • Myeong-dong Nanta Theatre - 1700 ft

                Business areas

                • Seoul Finance Centre - 2300 ft

                Galleries

                • Namsan Arts Centre - 3000 ft

                Underground stations

                • City hall station - 700 ft
                • City Hall Station - 1400 ft
                • Euljiro 1-ga Station - 2000 ft
                • Myeongdong Station - 2300 ft

                Local attractions

                • Ssamji-gil - 5100 ft
                  Gwanhun-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                • National Palace Museum of Korea - 1.0 mi
                  12 Hyoja-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                • Jongmyo Shrine - 1.2 mi
                  155 Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                • Gate Gwanghwamun - 1.0 mi
                  76-2 Sejong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
                • Gyeongbokgung - 1.2 mi
                  161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

                Near the hotel

                • Bank of Korea Museum - 900 ft
                  110 Namdaemunno 3-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
                • Seoul Museum of Art - 1500 ft
                  61 Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
                • MMCA - National Museum of Contemporary Art, Deoksugung - 2000 ft
                  99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
                • Myeongdong Real Gun Shooting Range - 2700 ft
                  12F Myeongdong Parking Lot Tower 62-12 Chungmu-ro 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul
                • Myeongdong: Hyper Shopping - 2000 ft
                  Jung-gu, Seoul
                • Deoksugung - 1700 ft
                  99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul
                • Lotte Mart Seoul Station - 3000 ft
                  426, Cheongpa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

                Restaurants nearby

                • Sogong JukJip - 400 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 Main - 1600 ft

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

                  63% likes this, based on 277 reviews

                • Din Tai Fung Myeongdong Branch - 1300 ft

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

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

                • Seoul Samgyetang - 700 ft

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

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

                • Tuscany - 1200 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

                South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSeoulHotel Irene

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

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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
                Show big map »

                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

                Use Badge