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The best romantic hotels in Seoul

Whether you're from out of town or local to the city, these are the best hotels in Seoul for couples to reignite that romantic spark

Written by
Dong Mi Lee

Movie, dinner, talk, repeat. There comes a point in every relationship when you really feel like you're doing the same thing all the time… and no matter how much chemistry you have, and how much you really love each other, it honestly gets a bit boring. So how about spicing things up with some nights at a hotel? If you have kids, get a babysitter. If you're working, turn off your phones. Come to these romantic hotels, slip on something comfortable, and enjoy the view, the city and each other's company. 

Great hotels for a romantic getaway

Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul
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  • Jung-gu
Located at the base of Mt. Namsan, The Banyan Tree Club and Spa Seoul is the brand’s very first urban style resort. The hotel opened in 2010 after a three year renovation on what used to be known as the Tower Hotel by architect Kim Soo-keun. Guests can now enjoy Banyan Tree’s signature esteemed service and facilities. There are a total of 50 guest rooms and suites in the high rise hotel. The relaxation pool and stunning view of Mt. Namsan from every room are Banyan Tree Seoul’s greatest strengths. Dining options include The Granum Dining Lounge with granite interior and a cozy fireplace, The Oasis Restaurant with the view of outdoor pool, and the Festa Bistro & Bar for a European dining experience. The Oasis outdoor pool presents a perfect vacation rest in downtown Seoul and the internationally recognized Banyan Tree Spa will have you reserving a room in no time. 
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The W is a lifestyle brand of the world class hotel group Starwood Hotel & Resort. The W Seoul has been open for more than 10 years and breaks away from the traditional stereotypes of hotels by accentuating urban sensibility, unique design and a dramatic spatial display. W Seoul is well known for its superior quality of service and space that’s up to par with six star quality. 
JW Marriott Dongdaemum Square Seoul
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  • Jongno-gu
Ask anyone where the hippest hotel in Seoul is, and most of them would pick the JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul. Opened just last February, this five-star boutique hotel is marked by its classy interior design. At 170 suites and 11-stories, this hotel is relatively smaller than other chains. However, the modest building manages to make up for its size with its grand presence.
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Seoul
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  • Gangnam-gu
Modeled after 18th century Palace of Versailles, the Ritz Carlton is a five-star hotel with marble floors, four-tier chandeliers, and 375 guest rooms—a place built with airs of nobility. Located at the heart of Gangnam nightlife, the hotel is a step away from Sinnonhyeon Station and comes complete with lavish décor, wood paneled doors, and earth tone infused linen bedding. 
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