Seoul Average Hotel Costs: Nightly Room Prices by Accommodation Type

Gyeongbokgung Palace at night, Seoul, South Korea Gyeongbokgung Palace at night, Seoul, South Korea

How much do hotels cost in Seoul, South Korea? We've analyzed the prices of hotels in Seoul to help you figure out how much you might need to spend when visiting this amazing destination. If you're on a tight budget, traveling in luxury, visiting alone, or taking a fun family vacation, we tabulated the costs of the best hotels in Seoul by star-rating, category, guest ratings, and amenities. Great for museums, food, nightlife, and music, it's easy to see why Seoul is such a fun destination. So, let's find out if these amazing hotels in Seoul are expensive, or where the best or cheapest hotels can be found.

Seoul is the capital city of South Korea. It's a high tech city that has many skyscrapers and a modern subway system. There's also a long history with many temples and palaces to explore. The city is a foodie paradise with many street markets as well as award winning restaurants. While its not as popular a tourist destination as some other major Asian cities, it has an authenticity that makes it a unique destination.

So, let's now take a look at the hotel prices for Seoul.



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How much do hotels cost in Seoul, South Korea?

Seoul Average Hotel Price for 1 Night
$45

Travelers to Seoul will have a large number of terrific accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of a hotel can vary by amenities, dates, and neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 323 hotels, the average hotel price in Seoul is a very reasonable $45, and the median price is $37.

The average price of a hotel for 3 days in Seoul is $134.

The average hotel cost for one week in Seoul is a very reasonable $313, and the average hotel cost for two weeks in Seoul is a very reasonable $625 (not including taxes and fees).


  • 3 Days
    $134
  • One Week
    $313
  • Two Weeks
    $625
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Also, compare these prices to the terrific and affordable nearby hotels in Incheon, Suwon, or Hwaseong.

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How much should I pay to stay in a hotel in Seoul?

You'll find the budget, mid-range, and luxury Seoul hotel cost per night displayed below. This chart shows the range of hotel prices for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation, this graph breaks down the costs by price range.



(All hotel prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by Kayak. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

Are Hotels in Seoul Expensive?

From the chart above, and from our statistical calculations, we can see that the average price for all hotels in Seoul is $45. Also, the average price for budget hotels in Seoul is $26. Furthermore, the average price for luxury hotels in Seoul is $106. So, is a Seoul expensive? Given the overall cost of living and travel in the area, these prices are not unreasonable. And if you think it's expensive to spend the night in Seoul, don't worry, as it's quite possible to find hotel rooms with great values for your next trip. We have recommended hotels at various price ranges below.

Also, see our article Best Hotels for One Night in Seoul for more places to stay.


Prices for the Best Hotels in Seoul (Seoul's Top Rated Hotels by Guests)

Are you looking for the best hotel in Seoul, South Korea? After we analyzed the 86 best and highest rated hotels (the top 25%), we found a variety of amazing options at different price ranges. The average price of the highest rated hotels is a great value at $55, and the median price is $46. So, here are the price ranges of the best places to stay in Seoul, South Korea for your next fantastic trip to this amazing destination.



How much are the best hotels in Seoul?

Is it expensive to stay in Seoul? Actually, the prices can be quite affordable. Look for great deals and compare websites on nightly rates for your next booking for an even more amazing rate. Below, you can find out how much you should pay for one of the best hotels in Seoul. Here are a few of the top rated hotels in Seoul according to guests.
39, Hwagok-ro, 44ga-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 10.0
36, Hyehwa-ro 12-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 10.0
31, Janghan-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 10.0
#702, 14-12 Apgujeong-ro 18-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.9

If it's your first time here, check out Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Seoul for more great places to stay.

Prices for the Best Luxury Hotels in Seoul

Looking for Seoul, South Korea's best hotels? We'll show you just how expensive hotels are in Seoul, South Korea. The average price of the 31 top luxury hotels in Seoul, South Korea is $106, and the median price is $92. The price ranges below will help you understand how much these fantastic hotels will cost for your next amazing trip.

How much should I pay to stay in a luxury hotel in Seoul?

The chart below shows the range of the fantastic luxury hotel prices for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a luxury reservation, this graph tabulates the costs of these terrific hotels by price range. These luxury hotels often include some of Seoul's best boutique hotels and resorts.



What are the highest rated luxury hotels in Seoul?

10, Teheran-ro 25-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.5
5-9, Olympic-ro 12-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.1

For more details, see Best Luxury Hotels in Seoul for beautiful hotels.

Prices for Mid-Range Hotels in Seoul, South Korea

Hotel costs per night in Seoul are displayed below for mid-range hotels. For the 180 mid-range hotels in Seoul, the average price is $46, and the median price is $45. These typical Seoul hotel rooms are a good representation of what is available, because they are in the middle of the total price range while still providing quality amenities.

How much should I pay to stay in a typical mid-range hotel in Seoul?

The chart below shows the range of very nice moderately priced hotels for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a booking, this graph tabulates the costs of these great accommodation options by price range. These hotels also include some of Seoul's best bed & breakfasts and vacation rentals.



What are the highest rated mid-range hotels in Seoul?

48, Myeongdong-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.2
14, Myeongdong 9ga-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.1

Also, see Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Seoul which has even more great hotels for families with kids.

Prices for Budget Hotels in Seoul, South Korea

To find the best cheap hotels in Seoul, we analyzed the prices of this destination's 112 budget hotels. The average price of these budget hotels is $26, and the median price is $26. The highest rated hotels which are below the average cost are presented below, along with the price ranges of all budget hotels. Now we'll show you just how affordable hotels can be in Seoul, as the chart below shows the cheapest places to stay in Seoul.

How much should I pay to stay in a budget hotel in Seoul?

The chart below shows the range of the terrific budget-friendly hotel prices for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a cheap hotel, this graph tabulates the prices of the great hotels here by range. These surprisingly affordable hotels often include some of Seoul's best hostels and budget guesthouses, too.



What are the best budget hotels in Seoul?

Below are some of the top rated cheap hotels in Seoul. Affordable hotel rooms sometimes have basic furnishings or smaller sizes, but come at some of the best prices and offer the best deals. If you're looking for a cheap hotel room in Seoul, these hotels are among the best.

39, Hwagok-ro, 44ga-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 10.0
3 & 4F, 26-10, Namdaemun-ro 1-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 8.4

For even more affordable places to stay, see Best Cheap Hotels in Seoul.

Hotels Under $25 in Seoul, South Korea

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $25. If you're looking for a cheap hotel on a budget below $25, these places to stay might make a good option.

Where can I sleep in Seoul under $25?

31, Janghan-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 10.0
66, Donhwamun-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.4
67-5, Yeonnam-ro 1-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.4
15, Gosan 3-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.2

Hotels Under $40 in Seoul, South Korea

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $40. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $40, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in Seoul under $40?

96, World Cup buk-ro 6-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.9
#702, 14-12 Apgujeong-ro 18-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.9
5, Wausan-ro 29ma-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.5
212-26, Donggyo-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.4

Hotels Under $50 in Seoul, South Korea

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $50. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $50, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in Seoul under $50?

48, Myeongdong-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.2
21-19, Ogeum-ro 11-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.0
38, Sogong-ro 6-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 8.8
Digital-ro 300, Seoul
Overall Rating 8.8

Hotels Under $100 in Seoul, South Korea

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $100. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $100, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in Seoul under $100?

152, Changdeokgung-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.6
9, Gyedong 6-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.6
28-3, Jahamun-ro 7-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.6
5-13, Bukchon-ro 12-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.6

Hotel Prices by Star Rating for Seoul

The star ratings of hotels are based on the best amenities and the quality of service instead of guest ratings. Some countries and cities have strict criteria for how hotels are rated based on specific amenities.

Average 5-Star Hotel Price in Seoul, South Korea

With data for 7 fantastic hotels, $121 is the average price for 5-star hotels in Seoul, and the median price is $134.

How much does a 5-star hotel in Seoul cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 5-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 5-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category. Many people consider a 4 or 5-star hotel to be a luxury hotel, but that does not mean that you can't find a great deal on these high-end rooms.



Average 4-Star Hotel Price in Seoul, South Korea

With data for 29 great hotels, the average price for 4-star hotels in Seoul is $74, and the median price is $63.

How much does a 4-star hotel in Seoul cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 4-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 4-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category. Many people consider a 4 or 5-star hotel to be a luxury hotel, but that does not mean that you can't find a great deal on these high-end rooms.



Average 3-Star Hotel Price in Seoul, South Korea

$43 is the average price of the 105 3-star hotels in Seoul. The median price for these great hotels is $39.

How much does a 3-star hotel in Seoul cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 3-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 3-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Average 2-Star Hotel Price in Seoul, South Korea

The average price of the 143 terrific 2-star hotels in Seoul is $36, and the median price is $32.

How much does a 2-star hotel in Seoul cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 2-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 2-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Average 1-Star Hotel Price in Seoul, South Korea

After an analysis of 27 excellent hotels, $41 is the average price for the great 1-star hotels in Seoul, and the median price is $37.

How much does a 1-star hotel in Seoul cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 1-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 1-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Are Hotels Nice in Seoul?

Seoul, South Korea offers a wide range of accommodation options with hotels up to 5 stars. In fact, the average 5-star hotel guest rating is 8.4 out of 10, and the average price is $121. So, you can absolutely find a quality and nice hotel in the area. The average prices by star rating for hotels in Seoul is as follows. (Prices are before taxes and fees, and change based on the seasons.)

  • 5-Star Hotels: $121
  • 4-Star Hotels: $74
  • 3-Star Hotels: $43
  • 2-Star Hotels: $36
  • 1-Star Hotels: $41

Also, the average guest rating for each star rating is as follows.

  • 5-Star Hotels: 8.4 out of 10
  • 4-Star Hotels: 8.3 out of 10
  • 3-Star Hotels: 7 out of 10
  • 2-Star Hotels: 7 out of 10
  • 1-Star Hotels: 6.2 out of 10

Should I Stay in a 4 or 5-Star Hotel in Seoul?

Looking at the comparison between 4-star hotels versus 5-star hotels in Seoul, we can see the differences between the prices and guest ratings. Hotels with a 4-star rating generally cost less ($74) than those with a 5-star rating ($121). Also, hotels with a 4-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (8.3) than those with a 5-star rating (8.4).

Should I Stay in a 3 or 4-Star Hotel in Seoul?

Let's examine 3-star hotels versus 4-star hotels in Seoul, South Korea. Hotels with a 3-star rating generally cost less ($43) than those with a 4-star rating ($74). Also, hotels with a 3-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (7) than those with a 4-star rating (8.3).

Should I Stay in a 2 or 3-Star Hotel in Seoul?

If we compare 2-star versus 3-star hotels in Seoul, we see some helpful trends. Hotels with a 2-star rating generally cost less ($36) than those with a 3-star rating ($43). Also, hotels with a 2-star rating have, on average, the same guest rating as those with a 3-star rating (7 out of 10). So, across the range of hotels, you'll find similar levels of quality, service, and reviews.


Prices for Hotels with Parking in Seoul, South Korea

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with parking for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with parking, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 207 hotels, $48 is the average price for the hotels with parking in Seoul, South Korea, and the median price is $39.



What are the best Hotels with Parking in Seoul?

31, Janghan-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 10.0
10, Teheran-ro 25-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.5

Prices for Casino Hotels in Seoul, South Korea

The chart below shows the range of the cost of casino hotels for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for casino hotels, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 178 casino hotels in Seoul, South Korea is $50, and the median price is $44.



What are the best Casino Hotels in Seoul?

10, Teheran-ro 25-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.5
66, Donhwamun-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.4

Prices for Hotels with Restaurants in Seoul, South Korea

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with restaurants for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with restaurants, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$57 is the average price of the 126 hotels with restaurants in Seoul, South Korea. The median price for these hotels is $49.



What are the best Hotels with Restaurants in Seoul?

10, Teheran-ro 25-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.5
34-8, Jong-ro 57-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.3

Prices for Hotels with Room Service in Seoul, South Korea

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with room service for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with room service, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 102 hotels, $57 is the average price for the hotels with room service in Seoul, South Korea, and the median price is $51.



What are the best Hotels with Room Service in Seoul?

10, Teheran-ro 25-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.5
66, Donhwamun-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.4

Prices for Hotels with a View in Seoul, South Korea

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with views for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with views, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 94 hotels with views in Seoul, South Korea is $50, and the median price is $43.



What are the best Hotels with Views in Seoul?

10, Teheran-ro 25-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.5
66, Donhwamun-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.4

Also, see Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Seoul for more ideas.

Prices for Hotels with Airport Shuttles in Seoul, South Korea

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with shuttle services for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with shuttle services, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$55 is the average price of the 89 hotels with shuttle services in Seoul, South Korea. The median price for these hotels is $43.



What are the best Hotels with Shuttle Services in Seoul?

66, Donhwamun-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.4
34-8, Jong-ro 57-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.3

Prices for Hotels with Kitchens in Seoul, South Korea

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with kitchens for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with kitchens, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 57 hotels, $53 is the average price for the hotels with kitchens in Seoul, South Korea, and the median price is $39.



What are the best Hotels with Kitchens in Seoul?

66, Donhwamun-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.4
34-8, Jong-ro 57-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.3

Prices for Hotels with Bars in Seoul, South Korea

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with bars for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with bars, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 56 hotels with bars in Seoul, South Korea is $69, and the median price is $61.



What are the best Hotels with Bars in Seoul?

10, Teheran-ro 25-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.5
66, Donhwamun-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.4

Prices for Hotels with a Free Breakfast in Seoul, South Korea

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with a free breakfast for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with a free breakfast, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$38 is the average price of the 52 hotels with a free breakfast in Seoul, South Korea. The median price for these hotels is $28.



What are the best Hotels with a Free Breakfast in Seoul?

66, Donhwamun-ro, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.4
34-8, Jong-ro 57-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.3

Prices for Family-Friendly Hotels in Seoul, South Korea

The chart below shows the range of the cost of family-friendly hotels for a one night stay in Seoul. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for family-friendly hotels, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 48 hotels, $56 is the average price for the family-friendly hotels in Seoul, South Korea, and the median price is $52.



What are the best Family-Friendly Hotels in Seoul?

10, Teheran-ro 25-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.5
14, Myeongdong 9ga-gil, Seoul
Overall Rating 9.1

See also Best Hotels for One Week in Seoul, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Seoul, or Best Business Hotels in Seoul for more room ideas. With so many options, there's a good place to stay for every type of traveler.

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