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JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul

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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 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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
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279, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03198 South Korea
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Getting there
Gimpo Intl Airport19 km
Incheon Intl Airport51 km
Dongdaemun2 min
Dongdaemun History & Culture Park7 min
Neighbourhood
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 fashion isn't what you’re looking for, the long-running wholesale markets nearby sell everything from cloth to utensils at lower prices. The rows of food stalls that set up at night ensure shoppers get refueled, and foodies will enjoy checking out nearby Sindang-dong’s Tteokbokki Town as well as some non-Korean offerings from the Central Asian Village near Dongdaemun.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went to this hotel several times. I remember when I stayed here to get some rest with my family. There were luxury executive lounge and pool, also the staffs served good foods and services for my family. It is located near dongdaemoon which is...More

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Response from JWMDDM, General Manager at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square SeoulResponded 2 days ago

Dear hyuk0513, Thank you very for your kind review of the hotel. I truly appreciate you taking the time to let the Tripadvisor community know of your experience and recommendation. I look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kindest regards Matthew Cooper General Manager...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am an Ambassador Premier Elite SPG member (120+ night this year) so I get allot of perks at SPG/Marriott properties but even if you exclude the perks, I would say this hotel is still a great hotel. From arrival you are greeted by smiling...More

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Response from JWMDDM, General Manager at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square SeoulResponded 2 days ago

Dear EliteAmbassador, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I truly appreciate you taking the time to write and record your experiences for our future guests. I am so happy we were able to upgrade you and recognize your Platinum Premier Ambassador Elite Status....More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was by far the best stay I've had in a hotel, ever. My family and I (wife and almost 1 year old son) stayed here for nearly 50 days as we moved from Korea back to the US.The hotel staff and management took incredible...More

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Response from JWMDDM, General Manager at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square SeoulResponded 2 days ago

Dear manzo17, Wow! Thank you for your wonderful review. I love reading when our guests enjoy exactly what we have in mind for the hotel experience. Thank you for highlighting these associates who took such great care of you and letting the tripadvisor community know...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The JW was just a great experience. Professional warm and accommodating staff. Great physical rooms and on site amenities. If it is in the right part of Seoul for you I would highly recommend to stay here.

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Response from JWMDDM, General Manager at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square SeoulResponded 5 days ago

Dear arussell574, Thank you very much for taking the time to review the hotel. I appreciate your comments and hope we have a chance to look after you again in the future. Kindest regards Matthew Cooper General Manager matthew.cooper@marriott.com

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My visit was from 11/05/2018 - 11/08/2018. The hotel is just a few steps away from good restaurants and big markets. The subway station is connected to the hotel and attractions like Myeong-dong, Insa-dong, Bukchon Hanok Village, and Gyeongbokgung Palace are only a few stops...More

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

Dear SunHeeP27, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I truly appreciate you taking the time to recognize our fantastic associates. They love seeing guests return to the hotel as do I and I hope we have the chance to welcome you again very...More

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HLNJ
7 October 2018|
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Dear HLNJ, Please contact me directly at my email address. Tripadvisor does not allow email addresses to be listed here but if you look at any of our reviews you will see my email address in the GM response. I will be happy... More
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alinelunardy
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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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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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"All rooms ending with odd numbers faces the east gate (Dongdaemun). Room 809 or less gets you a good view.."
TravellerExotica
2 weeks ago
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"Get city facing"
VincentA_13
2 weeks ago
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"City rooms best"
809vincea
3 weeks ago
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"Sky view room"
tkfchung
7 Oct 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$261 - US$376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South KoreaSeoulDongdaemun / Sindangdong
NUMBER OF ROOMS
170
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