Must-see hotels in Dongdaemun & Eastern Seoul

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    Hotel Shilla

    The luxurious flagship of Korea's homegrown Shilla hotel group, Hotel Shilla is one of Seoul's best, with a VIP location on 9 acres of private hillside…

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    K-Grand Hostel Dongdaemun

    A spotlessly clean, superbly run western-style hostel, the K-Grand occupies the top half of a 10-storey building, with great views as standard from its…

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    JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square

    Tacked on to the end of Dongdaemun Market, the five-star JW is a swish pad to come home to after a busy day (or night) shopping at the wholesale malls…

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    Hotel Atti

    If you want to get your head down in Seongsu-dong, this smart, 80-room hotel is the place to be. A short hop from the subway, it offers stylish rooms with…

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    Vista Walkerhill Seoul

    Formerly the W Seoul, the trademark pinks have given way to more restrained whites and greys at this elegantly rebranded, high-tech hotel perched on a…

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    Uljiro Co-Op Residence

    These tiny, all-white studio apartments with attached kitchenette provide a little nest high above the 24-hour hurly-burly of Dongdaemun Market…

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    Uhbu's Guesthouse

    There are mixed and female dorms and three tiny doubles in this brightly painted hanok, one of many time-worn nuggets in a shabby city block that somehow…

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    Toyoko Inn Seoul Dongdaemun

    The small, clean and well-equipped rooms at this Japanese business hotel are great value, and well located for Dongdaemun's shopping.