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4.5 out of 5

"Close to subway system and local dinners. Staff were friendly and accommodating. " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 03 Oct 2019

Hotel Description

3.5-star hotel near Seoul World Cup Stadium

In Seoul

A stay at this Mapo hotel places you within 3 miles (5 km) of Seoul World Cup Stadium and 6 miles (10 km) of Namsan Park. War Memorial of Korea and Gyeongbok Palace are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Free breakfast

A restaurant and a fitness center are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the free buffet breakfast each morning.

Free Internet, refrigerators

The 294 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, LED TVs, and thoughtful touches like pillow menus and slippers. Refrigerators, rainfall showerheads, and free bottled water are also available.

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$64* Per night/room Sep 23 - Sep 24

Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Corner

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (1) Family (1)
4 out of 5
Close to subway system and local dinners. Staff were friendly and accommodating.

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019

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5 out of 5
Hotel was new and in a great location. As it customary the hotel turned off the air conditioning based on the current outside temperature. Our average room temperature was 78 F. The hotel staff did provide us with a fan. Hotel provided a great complimentary breakfast. We would stay again.

Posted by , from Okla on Nov 24, 2018

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About the Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae, an IHG Hotel

Location 190-1 Donggyo-dong, Seoul, 04052

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:

  • Restaurant

The following facilities are closed on Friday and Saturday:

  • Restaurant

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. A fitness center, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae, an IHG Hotel. This 3.5-star Seoul hotel is smoke free.

  • 294 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • Built in 2018
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Metro station: Hongik University Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae, an IHG Hotel offers 294 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. A pillow menu is available. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, slippers, bidets, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LED television
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Great Room - Onsite buffet restaurant.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 7 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for KRW 33000.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, and JCB International; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and a security system in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea) and Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

  • One child stays free
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines CESCO (S. Korea)
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: KRW 55000 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: KRW 33000.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Express Hongdae Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Express Hongdae
  • Express Seoul Hongdae, An Ihg
  • Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae
  • Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae, an IHG Hotel Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae, an IHG Hotel Seoul
  • Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae, an IHG Hotel Hotel Seoul

You should know

  • One child 7 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

National Rating

For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.