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Hotel PJ Myeongdong

71, Mareunnae-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04548 South Korea
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#25 of 510 hotels in Seoul
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2023 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
We, Hotel PJ, have always tried our best to provide our guests with high-quality service and convenience. Located favorably in the center of Seoul, our hotel is equipped with comfortable guest rooms and various entertainment facilities. Under these optimum conditions, we will requite to our guests by best service and support. Our guest rooms are more comfortable and spacious than any other hotel in the same class and provide an executive floor designed for business visitors. It will be ready in order to meet the diverse need ofour guests and provide all the facilities and services. Services: Key card for guestroom and elevator, LCD TV, safety box, electric kettle, balcony (in some guestrooms), fabric refresher, water purifier/ice machine on each floor, free Wi-Fi access, tea cups, tumbler, ice pail, electric bidet, bathtub, complimentary mineral water/tea.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Breakfast available
Free shuttle or taxi services
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
24-hour security
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Safe
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Quiet
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean

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71, Mareunnae-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04548 South Korea
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Hotel PJ Myeongdong
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THAM38 wrote a review Jan 2024
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Money well spent. I chose the hotel base on the overwhelming discount provided by Trup.com on 1111 Sale! Location wise the hotel is super near to subway exit, even if it’s raining it would not hinder u much Twin Room is super spacious, equipped with coffee maker, LG styler& sufficient tv channels for you to spend the chilly winter nights We can’t really appreciate the balcony, but it will be useful during other seasons Service is crisp & effective. Reception area is spacious, with a Wow card kiosk & plenty of local maps. Every floor is equipped with an ice machine, water dispenser & microwave
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Dear, guest. Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Seoul. We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave a review here and express your honest opinion. We deeply appreciate it and will endeavour to improve our service. Thank you very much. Have a nice day Best Regards PJ Hotel
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Joel T wrote a review Dec 2023
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Here are my points for my visit to Seoul!!!! 1) Check-in Arrived on early morning but was told that room not ready. Fair enough as per any other hotel. Met up with close relative who has arrived a couple of days earlier. When we met them, we were told that they arrived early as well but was offered a super early check in if they write a good review of the hotel. Seriously?!!!!!! How do you review a hotel when you have not stayed yet???? This was offered to several other guest as well. Hmm.. why not me? maybe just my luck. Oh well 2) Room logistics There is no clear indications to how the rooms were managed in terms of housekeeping. One instance, it depends on the housekeeping mood as to whether to give us water bottles for the room. But I casually ask for the same. To which they give bit some of them say we should reuse the bottle to fill up at the station near the level lift lobby. Errrr.... Isn't that a bit unhygienic to reuse a plastic bottle over and over again? 3) Front Desk The Front Desk houses a bunch of weird people on certain days. Some are absolutely useless if I may say so. I have seen guest coming in with little kids and big bags and no such offer to assist was made even though these guests were struggling. The information given out were of variations. For example the mini bar was listed with prices and after a day I requested that it be removed so I can use the space. I was then told. that the mini bar was for us to consume for free. When we did so, it topped up again. I felt weird and then I queried again on the 4th Day and the minibar chargeable. Luckily we didn't consume anymore. The walls of the rooms were quite thin as we can hear the neighbours hustling and grunting at times. 4) Storage of luggage for short trip to Busan and back to PJ We stayed for 11 days and was off to Busan for 3 days and would return for another 8 days of stay at PJ. My close relative did similar but different dates. We were told that the Hotel could hold our main luggage for us so that we do not have to carry everything to Busan. This we were very grateful. My relative stayed with 3 kids. When she was checkin out in the morning to head for Busan for a couple of days, she came down to the reception struggling with the bags and the 2 front desk guys just looked and had no initiative to assist. Where is the Hospitality standard? or even worse.. where is the common sense? When she asked where she should place the bags as offered by the Hotel, the front desk guy just pointed it to a corner. No tags. No indication of where to keep them. This I strongly believe is very unprofessional standard even for a 3 star hotel. Let alone 4 star. I was then worried that I would have the same treatment when its my turn in a few days. True enough, when it's my turn to fly off to Busan for a couple of days, the guys at the front desk had the same attitude. SO I insisted for bag tags so that I can claim my bags when I return. I asked him to show me where it would be stored. The reply was "it will; be stored and is there a problem?" or words to that effect. I told him I need to be ensured that it will be stored properly. Reluctantly I showed the storage space. 5) 11 mins late to check out and a fee was charged My relative was checking out on the day she was flying home. She came down with all the luggages and her 3 kids. Check out time was 1200hrs. She came down 1211hrs. She was charged 11000KRW for late checkout. Seriously? Every hotel gives a bit of lee-way when people check out. Even the hotel I stayed in Busan gives us some lee-way time to check out given the number of lifts they had and luggages. But this is ridiculous. She messaged us when we were in Busan. Upon our return to PJ, I checked with the front desk on the same. I was surprised to hear that the hotel do not charge guest like this. So why was she charged for 11 mins which she had to take to come down with 3 kids and luggages? Receipts are available if there's doubt. This is baffling!!! There is so much inconsistency where the hotel logistics are concerned. This doesn't earn or justify a 4 star. Even budget motels do not do this to you. 6) Staff The Bell guys/lobby man, the housekeepers and the Engineering peeps that my family and I encountered have been great. No issues Just to highlight one particular Front desk lady, Ms Ji-Hyun Lee who was very instrumental in making our stay as comfortable and good as much as possible. Her response time and type of reply to queries are spot on and are commendable. She is the only one we can see very consistent in her managing the guests and all queries that we seen and heard. Another older gentleman whom we encountered one night at the Front Desk was also commendable. I cannot remember his name unfortunately but I Definitely remember his face. 7) Late checkout After the mishap with my relative with the 11 mins late charge, I had to check how I can do a late checkout as my flight was 2300hrs. Ms Ji-Hyun Lee assisted us and we were able to check out at 1850hrs. Don't get me wrong. We are NOT freeloaders. We were willing to pay for the late checkout. Ms Ji-Hyun Lee's assisted us and we paid what was necessary. 8) Hotel location It's a good location. Not smacked in the city but walkable about 15-20 mins. My family and my relatives family's speed at walking that is. Train station close by via 2 different colour lines. 24hrs convenience stores around. Pizza Hut etc. Safety is more or less assured as the neighbourhood was brightly listed. 9) Rooms Rooms were decent as we stayed in a Triple Premium Room. TV channels have English movies or shows to watch. As the TVs are in line with the channel ratings, you need to adjust the ratings level on the tv itself. Want teach you here though. The whole stay was pleasant very much attributed the staff I mentioned above. I would only come back again the attitude and consistency is looked upon by the management. Hope the hotel management is reading this. I am coming back to Seoul again in the near future. Would like to see if any changes would be made to assure me that it's worth staying again
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded 14 Jan 2024
Hello, Dear, Customer. First of all, we are very thankful for choosing our hotel as a staying place in Seoul. We really want to apologize for the situation that you described above. We have to be more attentive to our guests. But thank you for leaving here the review and expressing your honest opinion. We very appreciate it and will try to improve our services. Thank you Have a good time Regards PJ Hotel
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jmk wrote a review Dec 2023
san diego231 contributions223 helpful votes
We had a comfortable stay. Clean and decent size of room had everything you need including refrigerator with bottle of water. Nespresso coffee machine and drip coffee and tea. There was a machine sanitize clothes or get rid of wrinkles. TV had some English channels but hard to use because instruction was in korean. I really liked each floor has separate door so only room card holder can access to it. There are microwave free water and ice on each floor. Myeongdong is walking distance but their shuttle service is very helpful especially during cold winter. It only runs few hours every 30min though. Breakfast is $17 if you pay there. It was good for few days. There are 3 metro stations less than 5 min. If you're coming from Airport use Chungmuro metro station. Airport shuttle drops you off there too. You will see Kentucky fried chicken use this road to get to hotel. Road is a little bit dark but very safe and will pass local restaurants. We used airport shuttle very early in the morning from this station and it was very smooth. (Bus doesn't stick to schedule so be there earlier) Their house keeping staff were the best. Hotel check out is late so that gives very short time for them to clean your room. Our room was not cleaned yet late afternoon but they did everything they could for us to have comfortable stay. It is not in the middle of shopping area but location is very convenient and very peaceful.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded 14 Jan 2024
Dear, guest. Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Seoul. We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave a review here and express your honest opinion. We deeply appreciate it and will endeavour to improve our service. Thank you very much. Have a nice day Best Regards PJ Hotel
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Eelin L wrote a review Dec 2023
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Hotel is in a great location close to all amenities and shopping area. Close by to train and bus station. Plenty of eateries around. Room is comfortable and clean and great for families. Early check in allowed upon request. Staffs were friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 23 Dec 2023
Dear, guest. Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Seoul. We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave a review here and express your honest opinion. We deeply appreciate it and will endeavour to improve our service. Thank you very much. Have a nice day Best Regards PJ Hotel
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Annalyn A wrote a review Dec 2023
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Hotel PJ is a Very nice hotel. The staff are friendly and very helpful. The hotel location is great. Hotel ambiance is very welcoming. They have rooms for family. In the hotel lobby there is a wow machine available, where you can also exchange foreign currency to KRW, which is very helpful.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 23 Dec 2023
Dear, guest. Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Seoul. We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave a review here and express your honest opinion. We deeply appreciate it and will endeavour to improve our service. Thank you very much. Have a nice day Best Regards PJ Hotel
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Harold L wrote a review Dec 2023
5 contributions11 helpful votes
Absolutely delighted with our stay at Hotel PJ in Seoul! The location is unbeatable, right in the heart of the city, making it easy to explore. The rooms are spacious, immaculately clean, and offer all the modern comforts you'd expect. The staff's attention to detail and courteous service truly stood out. The shuttle service to key attractions added a nice touch of convenience. The breakfast buffet was diverse and delicious, a perfect start to our days. Also, the serene courtyard garden was a peaceful retreat after a busy day. Definitely a top choice for anyone visiting Seoul!
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 21 Dec 2023
Dear, guest. Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Seoul. We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave a review here and express your honest opinion. We deeply appreciate it and will endeavour to improve our service. Thank you very much. Have a nice day Best Regards PJ Hotel
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Yufei P wrote a review Dec 2023
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Very good experience at Hotel PJ. Good location, plenty of nice restaurants nearby, nice concierge service. Clean and spacious room with good view, have everything you need here. Sweet coffee shop downstairs, great access to all facilities. Would recommend!
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 19 Dec 2023
Dear, guest. Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Seoul. We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave a review here and express your honest opinion. We deeply appreciate it and will endeavour to improve our service. Thank you very much. Have a nice day Best Regards PJ Hotel
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Stanley L wrote a review Dec 2023
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The staff was extremely friendy and helpfull..they trying hard to please me during my stay over here.. The room was clean Location excellent with many restaurant surrounding..absolutely will stay here again
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Hello, dear guest. Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Seoul. We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave a review here and express your honest opinion. We deeply appreciate it and will endeavour to improve our service. Thank you very much. Have a nice day Best Regards PJ Hotel
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Amna S wrote a review Dec 2023
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Ki myoung was very good to us and let us check in earlier after a 16 hour long haul flight from USA ! Would highly recommend and the venue is in the middle of all attractions. Close to myeongdong street and it’s a boutique wedding hotel
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 17 Dec 2023
Hello, dear guest. Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Seoul. We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave a review here and express your honest opinion. We deeply appreciate it and will endeavour to improve our service. Thank you very much. Have a nice day Best Regards PJ Hotel
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H N wrote a review Dec 2023
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Amazing customer service, good coffee, lots of lounges/ places to sit. There were clean bathrooms and seating as well. It also was a great place to have a wedding because there were banquet halls everywhere. Ki - Myoung Park
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Hello, dear guest. Firstly, we would like to thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Seoul. We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave a review here and express your honest opinion. We deeply appreciate it and will endeavour to improve our service. Thank you very much. Have a nice day Best Regards PJ Hotel
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AU$111 - AU$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel PJ Myeongdong
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel PJ Myeongdong?
Nearby attractions include Jump! Comic Martial Arts Performance (0.2 km), Jungbu Market (0.4 km), and Fireman (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel PJ Myeongdong?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel PJ Myeongdong?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel PJ Myeongdong?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel PJ Myeongdong?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel PJ Myeongdong?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jyoti Restaurant Chungmuro, Choban Sikdang, and Woo Lae Oak Jugyo.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel PJ Myeongdong?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel PJ Myeongdong offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel PJ Myeongdong?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel PJ Myeongdong?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace (2.3 km), Changdeokgung Palace (1.6 km), and Deoksugung (1.8 km).
Is Hotel PJ Myeongdong accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.