Seoul

Gay Seoul · Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Seoul has a great choice of hotels with something to suit all budgets. Our recommendations are well-located for the gay scene, sightseeing and shops.

Our top Seoul hotels for gay travelers are divided by area:



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Gay Mid-Range + Budget Hotels in Seoul by area

Itaewon / gay scene

Seoul's main gay nightlife & entertainment district. Itaewon is home to gay bars on "Homo Hill", popular dance clubs and restaurants. Hotels in this area offer a great base for the gay party & club scene.
Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel
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737-32 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu,, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Next to gay nightlife. Modern rooms. Popular choice.
The most popular hotel in Seoul on Travel Gay Asia. The modern Imperial Palace (IP) Boutique is an easy walk to Always Homme gay bar, Club HIM by PulseEquus cruise club and other gay venues.

This great-value hotel features bright, comfortable rooms with flat screen TV, iPod dock, free WiFi and fully mirrored bathroom. The Café Amiga serves all-day buffet that includes wine in the evening.

The IP has its own gym if you're up for a bit of exercise. Many restaurants and cafés in the area.
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Hotel ITW
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126-7 Itaewon, Yongsan, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Close to gay clubs. Excellent value. New hotel.
The excellent-value, modern ITW hotel is located just a few minutes’ walk from the gay bars on Homo Hill, popular gay club HIM by Pulse, HOMPA and the Itaewon subway station.

All 70 guest rooms at Hotel I.T.W have free WiFi, air conditioning, TV, fridge, electric kettle and safe. 24-hour front desk and laundry services are available.

Tourist sights like Nam Mountain and Han River are about 1 km away. The famous shopping district of Myeongdong is only about 4 km away from the hotel.
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Hamilton Hotel
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179 Itaewon-ro Yongsan-gu,, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Next to Itaewon Station. Great pool & gym.
The newly upgraded Hamilton is in perfect location for the Itaewon gay nightlife, right next to Itaewon subway station and just a few minutes' walk from HOMPA by Le QueenClub HIM by Pulse and the gay bars on 'Homo Hill'.

Guest rooms have been renovated with modern furnishings, flat screen TV's, free WiFi, mini-fridges and private bathroom with hi-tech Daelim electronic toilets.

The hotel has a great gym and a nice rooftop pool with sun loungers that are quite popular in the summer with the muscled gay crowd. An endless choice of restaurants, cafés and shops are nearby.
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G Guesthouse Itaewon - Hostel
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14-38 Bogwang-ro 60-gil Yongsan-gu,, Seoul

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Why this hotel? New budget choice. Great location. Near the gay bars & clubs.
Excellent budget hotel in Itaewon. The G Guesthouse is located a 1-minute walk from Itaewon Station (Line 6) and within walking distance to gay bars on Homo Hill, Hyundae Sauna and other gay clubs.

Rooms and dorms with shared/shared facilities are available. Features include air conditioning, seating area, locker and desk. There's free WiFi in public areas and a rooftop garden with sun terrace.

Guests have access to a shared kitchen & dining area where free breakfast is served. The G Guesthouse provides luggage storage, cell phone rental services.
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SP@Itaewon Guesthouse
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22 Itaewon-ro 23-gil Yongsan-gu,, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Walk to the gay bars. Friendly service. Budget choice.
Quality budget-level hostel located right next to the gay nightlife in Itaewon (a few minutes' walk) and a 5-minute walk from Itaewon Station.

SP Guesthouse offers 3 large bathrooms (to share), a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities and a large common area.

The bedrooms & dorms are clean and fully air-conditioned. There's free WiFi in public areas. Staff are welcoming and friendly.
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Jongno / Insadong

Seoul's central district. Jongno has an excellent range of restaurants, shopping areas, famous markets, etc. The area is home to the local gay bar scene. These hotels have proven popular with gay visitors.
Hotel Amare, Seoul
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7, Supyo-ro 22-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul,, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Near the gay scene. Modern rooms. Excellent value.
Well-located for the gay bars on Nakwon-dong in Jongno, a few minutes' walk of gay sauna Mun Hwa and Jongno 3-ga Station, the Amare offers large rooms with flat screen cable TV, air conditioning, minibar, free WiFi and personal computer.

Insadong and Geyongbokgung Palace are walking distance from the hotel. One of the most popular hotels in Jongno in Travel Gay.
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CenterMark Hotel
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38 Insadong 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Walk to the gay bars. Central location. Value for money.
The Centermark is located in the very heart of Seoul, just a 10-minute walk to Insadong, Myeongdong and the gay bar scene in Jongno. Staff are helpful and friendly.

Guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen TV, fridge, personal safe, etc. Onsite facilities include a gym, business centre with computer stations, and a few restaurants.

The hotel's central location makes it easy to explore Seoul. The beautiful Changdeok Palace and Gyeongbok Palace are less than 10 minutes' walk away, as is the nearest subway.
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Ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong
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31 Samil Daero 30 Gil,, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Popular with gay guests. Great for shopping. Excellent value.
The perfect budget hotel in central Seoul and a popular choice on Travel Gay Asia. The ibis is located in the heart of the culturally rich Insadong area, a 4-minute walk from Jongno 3-ga Station,

There is a huge range of shops, markets and dining options nearby, and the gay bars in Jongno are within walking distances away from the hotel.

Each bright, modern guest room features include flat screen LCD TV, safe, work desk, free WiFi. Onsite facilities include a gym, a café, bar and restaurant.
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Hotel Aventree Jongno
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65-1 Gyeonji-dong, Jongno, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Close to gay bar scene. Excellent value for money.
Modern hotel in a convenient location, very close to the Jongno gay bars, 5-minute walk from Insadong cultural street and 10 minutes from Jongno 3-ga subway station.

Guest rooms have free WiFi. The hotel has its own gym, and the in-house Avenue 65th restaurant serves daily buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Popular gay Bar Friends and many more gay bars in Jongno are all within 10 minutes' walk from the Aventree. Plenty of local dining options nearby, too.
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Orakai Insadong Suites
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18 Insadong 4-Gil Jongno-Gu,, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Gay-popular hotel. Great gym & pool. Near local gay bars.
The Orakai Insadong is conveniently located on Nakwon-dong Street, near the gay bars in JongnoGM Sauna, and walking distance to the famous Insadong street, with its wide range of restaurants, shops and entertainment outlets.

These self-catering spacious apartments feature fully-equipped kitchenette + washing machines, satellite TV's and DVD players. Great facilities include an indoor pool and well equipped gym.

Great value for money and perfect for sightseeing, shopping and gay nightlife.
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Hotel Pop Jongno
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186 Nakwon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Excellent value for money.
A popular budget hotel with gay visitors. The 3-star Hotel Pop has a great location, close to all the gay bars in Jongno area and just a 5-minute walk from Jongno 3-ga subway station.

Guest rooms have funky designs with unique wall paintings. Each room features two computers with fast WiFi connection, flat screen TV, en suite bathroom, minibar with free soft drinks and juice. Free popcorn and energy drinks provided at the lobby.

Hotel Pop is a 10-minute walk from traditional Korean restaurants and shops at Insadong and a 5-minute drive from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Changdeokgung.
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Top Hotel & Residence Insadong
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14, Samil-daero 28-gil, Jongno-gu ;,, Seoul

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Why this hotel? In the gay district. Studio rooms. Great value.
Excellent budget hotel in the heart of the Jongno gay nightlife. TOP Hotel Insadong is located a short walk from the subway station (Exit 5) and local gay bars and restaurants.

The hotel offers basic studios, complete with a kitchenette (stove, fridge, washing machine), flat screen cable TV, free WiFi. There is a shared lounge and a 24-hour front desk. Staff are friendly and speak English.

The famous Insadong area is a few minutes’ walk from the hotel, as is the gay-popular Coffee Bean café at Fraser Suites Insadong hotel. Great value for money.
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Doulos Hotel
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112 Gwansu Dong,, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Popular choice. Great value. Near the gay nightlife.
Doulos Hotel's value for money and great location make it a popular choice with gay guests. It is just a few minutes' walk from Jongno 3-ga station (Line 1) and the Jongno gay bars and nightlife.

All modern, chic guest rooms feature a flat screen TV, minibar, an air purifier and free WiFi. Laptop rental and self-service laundromat are available.

Nearby, there are many local dining options, and even more restaurants and craft shops in Insadong are just about 10 minutes away. Staff are friendly and English-speaking.
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Myeongdong / Seoul Central

The historic centre of Seoul and home of famous landmarks, Seoul Tower and Myeongdong market. Located on the north side of the Han River, the area is great for sightseeing, shopping & transport links.
Fraser Place Central Seoul
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78, Tongil ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

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Why this hotel? Apartment style. Large well-equipped rooms. Great location.
Central apartments with nice city views, near the best shopping areas. Fraser Place offers free shuttle services to two subway stations, although both are only a 10-minute walk away.T

The large, well-equipped apartments feature a full kitchen with washer, dining area, free WiFi. There is a gym, indoor pool, sauna & steam room. The restaurant serves both Asian and Western food.

The Fraser is within walking distance of Namdaemun Market and Deoksu Palace , gay dance club HOMPA by Le QueenHIM by Pulse, and the gay nightlife in Itaewon can be reached by taxi in 15 minutes.
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