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Safety index

66 out of 100

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Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun

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8.3

Good (13,858 ratings)

Seoul, South Korea - 

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Nearby Jogyesa Temple

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490 m Gwanghwamun Plaza

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910 m Gyeongbok Palace

Hotel Overview

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun, located in Seoul, receives a mix of feedback from guests. Generally appreciated for its strategic location and quality services, the hotel also faces criticism on certain fronts. Here's a breakdown based on user reviews.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Cleanliness

Breakfast

  1. Prime Location: Situated in the heart of Seoul, providing easy access to popular attractions and public transportation.
  2. Modern Amenities: Equipped with contemporary facilities that cater to the needs of today’s travelers.
  3. Comfortable Rooms: Guests commend the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms, ensuring a pleasant stay.
  4. Professional Staff: The hotel staff is noted for their professionalism and helpfulness in accommodating guests’ needs.
  5. Excellent Views: Some rooms offer impressive views of the city, enhancing the overall stay experience.
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Area for improvement

Parking

Air Conditioning

Entertainment

  1. Noisy Environment: Due to its central location, noise from the surrounding areas can be an issue for some guests.
  2. Expensive Dining Options: On-site dining is considered pricey compared to other local options.
  3. Limited Room Space: Some guests find the rooms to be smaller than expected, especially for those staying with family or in groups.
  4. Long Wait Times: During peak times, guests have experienced long waits for checking in or out and for elevators.
  5. Additional Charges: There are complaints about unexpected additional charges for certain amenities or services.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Parking available

Parking available

Free WiFi

Gym

Gym

Laundry

Laundry

Restaurant

Bar

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

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RateScore

Total 13,858 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.4

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7.7

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8.4

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4.1/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

7,501 Reviews

8.4 / 10

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booking

1,591 Reviews

7.7 / 10

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expedia

1,088 Reviews

8.4 / 10

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google

2,453 Reviews

4.1 / 5

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tripadvisor

1,225 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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2,453+ People Are Talking

Location

Property

Cleanliness

Service

Breakfast

Amenities

Sleep

Business

Bathroom

Parking

Food

Restaurant

Accessibility

Bar

Atmosphere

Air Conditioning

Transit

Family

Kitchen

Entertainment

Fitness

Safety

Nature

Gym

Nightlife

Location was mentioned 256 times

7% Negative81% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Sascha H3 months ago
4/5Google icon

Really good business hotel. Quiet rooms, good equipment and a super good clenaing service! Only the room temperature in winter is way too warm. Central heating, no chance to bring it down from 25°C to little lower Temps. They could save so much energy... didnt try their breakfast or the Restaurant, there are too many options around the hotel... Anyways, its a great hotel with perfect location, not too loud surroundings, everything is nearby (Metro, Bus, Airport Limo,etc.). Would absolutely go there again.

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Melanie Kong4 months ago
5/5Google icon

We stayed for 5 nights as tourists and had a comfortable stay. Location was excellent for getting around and sightseeing, within 10 minutes walk to 3 different subway lines and walking distance to many major attractions.

Hotel Quality

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The quality chart is based on how hotel ratings changed over time.

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 338

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Number of floors 19

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 2015

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

7

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100

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61

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Jogyesa Temple

Nearby

Gwanghwamun Plaza

490 m

Gyeongbok Palace

910 m

Myeongdong Street

980 m

Namdaemun Market

1 km

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Getting around

Jonggak Station

420 m

Seoul Station

4 km

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Airports Nearby

Incheon Intl. Airport (ICN)

31 km

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Restaurants

Burger King

Nearby

신라스테이 광화문 카페

Nearby

커피기업

Nearby

누나홀닭

Nearby

다솔샤브

Nearby

Street View

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Daytime safety

82 out of 100

Very Safe

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Nighttime safety

74 out of 100

Safe

Seoul safety index

Safety

Crime

66

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

66 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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64

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Physical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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47

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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53

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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69

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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63

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

25

Overall Crime index

Low

An average rating of the crime categories

25 out of 100

Property crime severity

Low

23

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Mugging or robbery  21/100

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Car theft  17/100

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Car break-ins  19/100

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Home break-ins  21/100

Violent crime severity

Low

22

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Physical attacks  25/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  25/100

Other crime severity

Low

23

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Insult or harassment in public  28/100

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Corruption or bribery  34/100

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Drug problem  20/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.5 - $1.7

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Coffee

$2.7 - $4.6

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Beer 0.5L

$1.7 - $4.1

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$4.8 - $12.3

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.9 - $1

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.5 - $1

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$25.7 - $82.1

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$10.3 - $27.4

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McMeal at McDonalds

$4.8 - $6.2

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1 - $2.3

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Public transport, monthly pass

$37.6 - $44.5

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.4

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$24 - $54.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$20.5 - $102.7

Weather In Seoul

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Precipitation In Seoul

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Air Quality

Unhealthy

PM2.526

PM1048

66

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Poor air quality affects health. Recommended to limit outdoor activity.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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