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A 9-minute walk from Jongmyo Shrine, Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong provides 3-star accommodations in the Jongno-gu district of Seoul. The property is close to Myeongdong Station, Dongwha Duty Free Shop and Bangsan Market. The property is allergy-free throughout and is located a 14-minute walk from Myeongdong Cathedral. The units are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a electric tea pot, a bidet, free toiletries and a desk. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at the hotel also provide guests with free WiFi. Speaking English, Japanese and Korean at the reception, staff are ready to help around the clock. Popular points of interest near Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong include Jogyesa Temple, Gwangjang Market and Changdeokgung Palace. The nearest airport is Gimpo International Airport, 12 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

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Number of guests
2 full beds
1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


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  • Kübra
    Turkey Turkey
    The hotel's location was excellent, placed within walking distance of the city center and all the major attractions. We found plenty of places to explore both during the day and at night, right at our doorstep. The staff at the hotel were...
  • Darroyom
    Costa Rica Costa Rica
    Is close to some historic places and few stops from shopping area of Myeongdong.
  • Kim
    Vietnam Vietnam
    The location is very convenient. Very close to many local restaurants and shopping stores. The room is quite clean and staff is friendly and helpful

Hotel area info

Amenities of Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Alarm clock
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

House rules

Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Available 24 hours



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 19


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Complementary toothbrush, shaver, hair cap, hair brush and shower towel will be suspended from 2023 May 1st. Guest can purchase these items from hotel.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong

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    • The prices at Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Yes, Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Room options at Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Triple
      • Family

    • Check-in at Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Hotel Kuretakeso Insadong is 0.8 miles from the center of Seoul. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.