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JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul

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  • Excellent78%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
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Reviewed 3 days ago

From the moment our cab pulled up to the hotel and we were greeted by the wonderful staff to the morning of our departure, we were treated to an amazing display of warmth and graciousness. A big thank you to Jessica and Michael at the...More

Thank mum613
Response from JWMDDM, General Manager at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square SeoulResponded 3 days ago

Dear mum613, Thank you very much for the wonderful review of the hotel. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed everything about the hotel. It was my pleasure to ensure you received the upgrade based on your Marriott Rewards Elite status. I will...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

$450+ a night and no one greets us at the door, no help with our bags, we have to confirm 6 times that we want to share a bed, the bed is so incredibly hard AND you have to pay extra for the sauna!? THEN...More

Thank ngill33
Response from JWMDDM, General Manager at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square SeoulResponded 6 days ago

Dear ngill33, Thank you for your review. I apologise that you did not enjoy your experience. I will certainly look into your comments. Kindest regards Matthew Cooper General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff is incredible. Hotel is extremely well maintained and clean. Breakfast buffet has a very wide offering. Very modern and well appointed rooms. Connected to a subway station and in a great location.

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Thank dmaart2222
Response from JWMDDM, General Manager at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square SeoulResponded 1 week ago

Dear dmaart2222, Thank you very much for your wonderful review of the hotel I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the hotel very soon. Kind regards Matthew Cooper General Manager matthew.cooper@marriott.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to attend a Training Program in August 2018. The hotel is located in the city right near the Clothing Market-which was a boon. The shops nearby are open till midnight and are accessible on foot. The hotel is beautiful and the rooms are...More

Thank shellykishnani
Response from JWMDDM, General Manager at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square SeoulResponded 1 week ago

Dear shellykishnani, Thank you very much for your kind review. I was so glad to meet you and am very happy you enjoyed your program. I look forward to welcoming you back to Seoul very soon. Kindest regards Matthew Cooper General Manager matthew.cooper@,marriott.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is in an excellent area. There's a huge shopping area, the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Dongdaemun History & Culture Park, etc. Apart from these attraction, the staff at this JW Marriott is really great, delivering on excellent customer service. Breakfast was...More

Thank Quest798725
Response from JWMDDM, General Manager at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square SeoulResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear rdhaness, Thank you very much for your kind review. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the service provided by the team. I look forward to meeting you again soon on your next trip to Seoul. Kindest regards Matthew Cooper General Manager...More

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About
Description
Experience luxury unsurpassed at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul, the finest luxury boutique hotel in Seoul, South Korea. Located in the city's most popular shopping destination and home of our ...More national treasure the Great East Gate, JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul provides 170 guest rooms, including 15 Sky Suites with glass-encased private verandahs, 14 Suites and 1 Presidential Suite. Relax and rejuvenate at our fully-equipped Club 501 Fitness Center, Provence Spa by L'OCCITANE and designer 25-meter in-door lap pool. Business meetings or social events are simply spectacular in our pillar less Grand Ballroom (745sqm) or a choice of 7 meeting rooms and Seoul's only built in UHD Media Wall (100sqm) . The CBD is only 5 mins. away via taxi or Dongdaemun Subway Station internally connected to the hotel. From Incheon airport you may take the KAL Limosine 6702 which stops directly in front of the hotel. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
170
Price range
US$257 - US$384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Korea > Seoul > Dongdaemun / Sindangdong
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Traveller (1,034)
Room & Suite (288)
Dining (130)
Pool & Beach (57)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (10)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Amenities (4)
Nearby
Dongdaemun / Sindangdong
For shopping enthusiasts, Dongdaemun is a must visit.
Enormous shopping centres – stacked with multiple
levels of boutique and independent shops – offer the
latest in Korean fashion, cosmetics, accessories, and
other goods while prices are relatively low. The night
shopping (between late night and early morning) is
particularly well known here, making Dongdaemun a
place where you can literally shop until you drop. If
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alinelunardy
23 August 2018|
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Response from JWMDDM | Property representative |
Dear alinelunardy, You certainly can. Maybe just ensure your bank opens your card for International debit transactions. I look forward to seeing you in Seoul. Kindest regards Matthew Cooper General Manager
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June2345
17 August 2018|
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Response from JWMDDM | Property representative |
Dear June2345, We are situated perfectly for the Dongdaemun market experience. Just a couple of minutes walk. My team will be able to assist you to let you know the best markets to find what you are looking for. There is... More
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Dora T
16 August 2018|
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Dear Dora T, Please look at m email address on the review page in the responses I post. Tripadvisor does not allow us to post a URL here. Please message me with your flight times and dates and which restaurants you would... More
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"Get a veiw of the Dongdaemun Gate."
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"Ask for one overlooking the East Gate. It's a good view, and the central, namesake feature of the area."
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