Gay Seoul · Luxury Hotels

Gay Seoul · Luxury Hotels

Most of Seoul's five-star hotels are centrally located and offer excellent value for money compared with other Asian cities.

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.

Why this hotel?: 10 min to Jongno gay scene. Great value. Popular choice.

One of the best value hotels in this area. The Sejong Hotel offers affordable luxurious rooms in great central location – a short walk to the best shopping areas in Myeongdong.

Guest rooms are spacious and comfortable, each featuring high speed WiFi, flat screen cable TV and tea & coffee-making facilities. Room service available.

The hotel has a gym, 24-hour business centre, 3 restaurants. More restaurants A/V, Maniac and other gay bars in Jongno can be reached in 10 minutes by taxi.


cafe, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi

145 Toegye-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul


Based on 5127 votes

Why this hotel?: Wonderful views. Great gym & pool. 20 min. to Itaewon gay scene.

The Shilla offers a beautiful location that’s great for sightseeing and shopping – 10-15 minutes to the Seoul Tower, Dongdaemun Market. Gay bars in Itaewon can be reached in 20-25 minutes by taxi, whilst the Jongno local gay scene is just two train stations away.

The hotel offers 4 excellent restaurants (Japanese, Chinese, French and Italian) a pool, gym and spa. Guest rooms are modern, spacious and feature a supremely comfortable bed with goose-down comforter.

The Shilla is the hotel of choice for passing dignitaries and discerning gay travellers.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

202 Jangchung-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul


Based on 2644 votes

Why this hotel?: Link to subway. Great location. Easy access to gay scene.

We recommend the Lotte Seoul for many reasons. This 5-star hotel is linked to the Euljiro 1-ga subway station, Lotte Department Store and huge range of shopping and restaurants in Myeongdong.

The hotel has great facilities include an indoor swimming pool, several restaurants, gym and sauna. Guest rooms enjoy city views, free WiFi, flat screen TV’s, modern bathrooms, desks,  minibars.

Great value and location. From the Lotte, you can walk to Namdaemun Market in 10 minutes or take the subway (or a short taxi ride) to Bar Friends, ShortbusBB Bar, etc.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, gym, spa, free wi-fi

30 Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul


Based on 4126 votes

Why this hotel?: Grand & central. Excellent for sightseeing & shopping.

Located at the base of Mount Namsan, this well-known 5-star hotel has its own golf driving range, indoor pool, casino, 8 dining options, gym, spa and beauty salon.

The Millennium is within easy access of attractions like Namdaemun open-air market, Seoul Tower and Myeongdong. The nearby Seoul Station provides easy access to other parts of Seoul.

Gay bars in Jongno and dance clubs in Itaewon district are both a 15-minute drive away.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, internet access, swimming pool, gym, spa

395 Namdaemun-ro 5ga, Jung-gu, Seoul


Based on 655 votes

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.

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.


bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, sauna, gym

18, Insadong 4-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul


Based on 2163 votes

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