The Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun Hotel is the historic brand of Accor, offers each guest the freedom to experience their stay to the max in Dongdaemun where shopping, entertainment, culture, and business coexist. Based on the motif of the eaves of Heunginjimun Gate, there are a total of 523 guest rooms that boast a modern and comfortable interior, 331 are hotel guest rooms and 192 are residences that are hotel rooms equipped with kitchenettes. Also, there are an all-day dining restaurant, a roof-top bar, infinity pool, fitness center, sauna, kids room and other exclusive facilities for guests to escape city life and experience unique relaxation. The hotel also has modern convention facilities that can accommodate a maximum of 280 people in the Grand Ballroom and small all-purpose meeting rooms, perfect for the successful hosting of various meetings, gatherings and weddings. The hotel is located close to Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station, an intersection of subway lines 2, 4 and 5, and is also close to Dongdaemun Design Plaza, and Dongdaemun Market. Also nearby are City Hall, Gwanghwamun, Myeongdong, Namsan and other major tourist attractions offering the optimal location for business travelers and tourists alike. Also, the hotel is situated near limousine buses stops for buses traveling to and from Incheon Airport and Kimpo Airport, and there are subway, city bus and other public transportation facilities located nearby making it easy to get to wherever you would like to go in Seoul. We work hard to offer business travelers and tourists the most comfortable experience.
Seoul is the capital and largest city in South Korea. As Korea’s political and economic center, Seoul is generally the first stop for tourists to Korea.
Seoul consists of 25 districts including Gangnam, Mapo, Yeongdeungpo, Jongno, and Dongdaemun. It is easy to get around in Seoul with most of the attractions accessible by subway. Gyeonggi Province surrounds Seoul and borders North Korea on the 38th parallel, forming a bustling metropolitan area.
The village of Paju, the historical village of Suwon, the ancient city of Suwon, and Panmunjom are popular tourist attractions in Gyeonggi Province. The cities of Gyeonggi Province are easily accessible by KTX high-speed train from Seoul. The area around Seoul includes famous attractions such as Gangwon Province and Busan. Nami Island, Petite France, and Gangneung and other places within Gangwon Province are also worth visiting, and Pusan is a famous port city.
Ideally you need 4-6 days when visiting Seoul; you can spend 4 days checking out the city's major attractions, and the other 2 days visiting the surrounding cities, going skiing, or heading to Nami Island.
Seoul is cold in winter and hot in summer. Spring and autumn are the most suitable for travel with mid-May to mid-October the best time. Try to avoid the rainy season, from June to September, when the temperature is higher. Spring is a great time to visit and see the cherry blossoms. If you want to enjoy some water sports, choose summer. In autumn, you can visit Seoraksan and the ancient palace to see the autumn leaves. In winter, Gangwon Province around Seoul is ideal for skiers.
As the capital, there are a wide selection of hotels in Seoul. Myeongdong, Hongdae, and Dongdaemun are the most popular areas for tourists thanks to the local attractions and distinctive Korean culture there.