Planning a family vacation to Seoul?

There’s plenty to do in this bustling city from visiting the incredible Changdeokgung Palace to wandering around Dongdaemun.

While you’ll be busy exploring the city of Seoul, there’s nothing like coming back to a luxury hotel.

When travelling with kids, it’s important that you’re situated near convenient transportation, and have access to a range of amenities around your hotel.

Below, we’ve curated a list of the 13 best luxury hotels in Seoul for families with kids.

From modern apartments to charming hotel rooms, the list below has it all.

1. Ihwa Hanok

Stay at a traditional Korean villa with the family for an experience unlike any other.

This villa consists of six-bedrooms and is fitted with everything you could possibly need.

From a heating system to a television, dishwasher, fridge, complimentary toiletries along with complimentary parking.

Situated in a fantastic location, the villa is also just a short walk to the centre of Seoul.

It’s located right next to Jongmo Shrine, and not too far away from Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple.

After a day of exploring Seoul, there’s nothing like coming home to your cosy villa.

Relax in the shared lounge before whipping up a meal in the kitchen.

With its unique furnishings, this place is perfect for large families and something you absolutely wouldn’t want to miss.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 26-25, Pirundae-ro Jongno-gu, Jongno-Gu, 03040 Seoul, South Korea

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2. Grand Mercure Ambassador Hotel and Residences Seoul Yongsan

If you’re looking for rooms with modern furnishings and impeccable amenities, look no further than the Grand Mercure Ambassador Hotel and Residences Seoul Yongsan.

Families will love the Deluxe Suite that comes with two bedrooms.

There’s a king-sized bed in one room and a queen-sized bed in the other.

Alternatively, there’s also the Deluxe Suite One-Bedroom that comes with a separate living room and bedroom area with plenty of space.

You’ll be treated to stunning views of the Han River and Mount Namsan.

If you’re hungry, head to A La Maison for some delectable French cuisine.

The hotel also has a fitness centre along with a sauna, indoor golf and pool.

If you stay at Grand Mercure, you’ll find plenty of nearby shops and restaurants.

The electronics market and Yongsan station are located right next door, and the bustling Itaewon shopping district is only a short distance away.

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 95, Cheongpa-ro 20-gil, Yongsan-gu, Yongsan-Gu, 04372 Seoul, South Korea

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3. ENA Suite Hotel Namdaemun

The ENA Suite Hotel Namdaemun comes with plenty of rooms that are well-suited to families.

There’s the Deluxe Family Room that comes with a queen-sized bed along with a super single bed and a Deluxe Triple that comes with three single beds.

If you’re looking for a bit more space to relax in, the suites are a great option as they come with both a living room and a separate kitchen.

The HONOR Suite, in particular, is fantastic as it comes with a stunning view of Seoul.

For dining, the hotel has an all-day Italian restaurant that serves up freshly baked pizzas and delicious pasta.

There’s also a cafe with a range of beverages and snacks that you can fuel up on before beginning your day.

After exploring Seoul, take a dip in the indoor pool, exclusive for hotel guests.

It’s the perfect way to unwind after a long day of sightseeing.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 36, Sejong-daero 11-gil, Jung-gu, Jung-Gu, 04513 Seoul, South Korea

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4. Nine Tree Premier Hotel Insadong

With a range of amenities that are suited to families, this is a fantastic place to stay at while you’re in Seoul.

There’s a total of four different family rooms that you can choose from in accordance with your needs.

The Family Twin room comes with a double and single bed, while the Family Kids room comes with a bunk bed ideal for small children.

Prefer rooms that are a tad more spacious?

Both the Family Twin Suite and Family Kids Suite comes with elegant interiors along with a separate room for the children.

If you’d prefer to dine in the comfort of your hotel, head to Top Cloud O-Five to taste delectable Korean traditional cuisine.

You’ll be treated to a gastronomic experience unlike any other.

After a day wandering through Seoul, you can even request for any one of the nine signature pillow items in the hotel for a night of restful sleep.

  • Guest Rating: 8.9
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 49, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Jongno-Gu, 03145 Seoul, South Korea

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5. Marriott Executive Apartment Seoul

A blend of luxury and convenience awaits at the Marriott Executive Apartments Seoul.

Rooms at the hotel are spacious, come with deluxe bedding along with a plethora of amenities.

The Two-Bedroom Executive Suite is ideal for families looking to stretch out and relax after a long day out.

It comes with two bedrooms, separate lounge and dining areas.

From your room, take in the stunning panoramas of Yeouido city before having a fantastic night’s sleep in your heavenly king-sized bed.

All rooms come with heated floors that’ll feel absolutely divine – especially on cold mornings.

If you’re feeling peckish, head to the hotel’s Park Cafe to indulge in global flavours.

The restaurant is open throughout the day and prepares an array of cuisines that’s sure to tantalise your tastebuds.

Fancy taking a dip in a pool?

The hotel has a swimming pool that’s both indoor and heated.

Children will also love splashing around the kid’s pool.

To unwind, parents can spend a day in the SOO spa for massages and beauty treatments that’ll have you feeling rested and rejuvenated.

  • Guest Rating: 8.9
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 8, Yeoui-daero, Yeoungdeungpo-gu, Yeongdeungpo-Gu, 07320 Seoul, South Korea

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6. Oakwood Premier Coex Center

Exquisite accommodation awaits at the Oakwood Premier Coex Center.

Featuring lavishly decorated service apartments, this is the perfect place for families to stay in the heart of Seoul.

The Two-Bedroom Superior apartment has modern furnishings along with a range of premium amenities.

Have a nice family dinner at the dining area and enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep in the oversized bed decked out in plush bedding.

Each apartment also comes with a Western kitchen that’s fitted with a dishwasher and microwave.

There’s also a comprehensive entertainment system along with an in-room sauna to unwind and relax.

If you’d like something a tad more spacious, the Two-Bedroom Premier apartment is a fantastic choice.

The bathroom comes with a luxurious marble bathtub along with an individual sauna-steam shower.

For dinner, you can head to the Oak Restaurant & Bar for a delicious meal.

Children can also have fun in the playroom or go for a splash in the indoor pool.

  • Guest Rating: 8.8
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 46, Teheran-ro 87-gil, Gangnam-gu, Gangnam-Gu, 06164 Seoul, South Korea

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7. Orakai Insadong Suites

These furnished apartments come in various sizes for an unforgettable family vacation.

Opt for the Two-Bedroom apartment that comes with fully-furnished bedroom areas complete with comfortable bedding.

The spacious living room is ideal for unwinding together as a family while watching television.

If you’d like to cook a delicious meal, the fully-equipped kitchen comes with everything you need.

Looking to indulge?

Stay at the spacious Penthouse for large open windows with stunning views of Seoul.

The apartment has a contemporary aesthetic and will make you feel right at home.

Additional facilities at the hotel include an indoor swimming pool, a gym and sauna facilities.

  • Guest Rating: 8.8
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 18, Insadong 4-gil, Jongno-gu, Jongno-Gu, 03163 Seoul, South Korea

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8. Sotetsu Hotels The Splaisir Seoul Dongdaemun

Just a short walk from Dongdaemun Culture and History Park Subway Station is Sotetsu Hotels The Splasir Seoul Dongdaemun.

You’ll be located right in the centre of Seoul and close to most attractions.

Stay at the Executive Twin that comes with a double bed along with a single bed.

When you wake up in the morning, be treated to views of the bustling city skyline of Seoul.

If you’d like something a little roomier, opt for the Splasir Suite instead.

This room comes with a double bed and two single beds.

Since the room’s situated on the 20th floor, the views are stunning.

Each room has all of the amenities you need from plush bedding and bathrobes to complimentary toiletries.

You’re sure to have a lovely time staying at the hotel – especially with the exceptional views overlooking the Dongdaemun Design Plaza or N Seoul Tower.

  • Guest Rating: 8.8
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 226, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Jung-Gu, 04565 Seoul, South Korea

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9. Orakai Daehakro Hotel

The Orakai Daehakro Hotel is another great option for families visiting Seoul.

It’s close to Gwangjang Market, Changdeokgung Palace and the famous Dongdaemun Market.

After a day wandering around Seoul, head back to your Deluxe Suite for a good night’s rest.

Accommodating three to four people, the Deluxe Suite is suited to most families and comes with a separate living room area.

The Kids Suite is comes with a bunk bed that has character lighting along with special items for children.

Before heading out in the morning, grab some coffee and snacks from the Illy Caffe at the hotel.

For dinner, head to the fusion Chinese restaurant – Tang Chao Lou that serves up stews and stir-fried delectable Chinese delights.

To unwind, the hotel comes with a sauna and there’s a fitness centre for those looking for a quick workout.

If you fancy some breakfast in the morning, the hotel also offers both an a la carte and American breakfast.

  • Guest Rating: 8.7
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 180 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-Gu, 03127 Seoul, South Korea

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10. The Classic 500 Pentaz Executive Residence

For spacious and modern suites that’ll provide you with an extravagant stay, reside at the Classic 500 Pentaz Executive Residence. 

The Superior Suite is ideal for families and comes with panoramic city views and gorgeous furnishings. 

A separate open bed in the living room will provide families with the comfort they need during the course of their stay.

For a little more space, opt for the Suite that comes with a fully-equipped kitchen. 

Dining options are aplenty at the hotel from an extensive premium buffet at La goutte to delicious Italian food at La Famiglia. 

If you’re looking for something a little more casual, Masil serves up brunch with tea for a relaxing morning or afternoon. 

After a day out, take a dip in the pool for a refreshing swim. 

Don’t forget to also unwind in the spa as it’s filled with natural bedrock water that has various minerals and alkali ingredients. 

As the night draws to a close, spend the evening as a family at the karaoke room belting out the latest songs. 

  • Guest Rating: 8.4
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 90, Neungdong-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Gwangjin-Gu, 05065 Seoul, South Korea

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11. Best Western Premier Gangnam Hotel

Centrally located near Gangnam business district, the hotel is only a short walk away from Shinnonhyeon Subway Station. 

It’s also near Itaewon shopping town, luxury department centres and plenty of restaurants. 

The rooms at the hotel are cozy and comfortable with modern amenities and furnishings. 

Families can reserve a connecting room while still having the privacy they need.

For an indulgent stay, reserve the Junior Suite. 

It has a separate living room area and a wardrobe that comes with plenty of storage. 

For dinner, you can head to any one of the many restaurants surrounding the area or dine at the hotel’s GN Restaurant. 

Other additional amenities at the hotel include a fitness studio that has a variety of equipment from treadmills to dumbbells. 

  • Guest Rating: 8.4
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 139, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Gangnam-Gu, 06122 Seoul, South Korea

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12. Grand Hyatt Seoul

A vacation of fun-filled activities awaits at the Grand Hyatt Seoul.

This hotel has its own shopping arcade, ice skating rink and swimming pools on property.

Location wise, it’s also a short distance away from both Seoul Station and Myeongdong.

Each of the rooms come with stylish interiors and floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase stunning views.

Families can stay at the Grand Connecting Room that consists of a king-sized bedroom connected to a twin-sized bedroom.

The Grand Suite King is another fantastic option with its lounge area, king-sized bed and separate living room area.

There are a plethora of dining options at the hotel from The Terrace with its live buffet stations to Kauri that serves up fresh sushi and sashimi.

Alternatively, dine at one of the restaurants situated at the hotel’s Gourmet Alley.

Before you leave, book a treatment at The Spa, play some tennis, or go for a dip in the indoor and outdoor swimming pool.

  • Guest Rating: 8.2
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 322, Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu, Yongsan-Gu, 04347 Seoul, South Korea

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13. Sotetsu Hotels The Splaisir Seoul Myeongdong

Families are sure to adore the rooms at the Soetsu Hotels The Splaisir Seoul Myeongdong.

Situated in the centre of Seoul, the hotel is conveniently located near all of the amazing things that Seoul has to offer.

A short walk away is Hoehyeon Station and City Hall Station.

Families can stay at the LINE Friends Cony Suite that comes decorated with all the LINE friend characters.

The room comes with a plush queen bed and a single bed – perfect for a small family.

For a large room to accommodate families of four, there’s the Family Suite that’s incredibly spacious and comfortable.

Before heading out to explore Seoul, start your day in the morning with a delicious breakfast at Som–C.

Other great amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre and a spa that’ll restore and rejuvenate your body, mind and soul.

  • Guest Rating: 8.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 15, Namdaemun-ro 5-gil, Jung-gu, Jung-Gu, 04526 Seoul, South Korea

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Luxury Family Hotels in Seoul Map

All of the hotels mentioned above are luxurious and come with amazing amenities and convenient locations.

My favourite is Ihwa Hanok as it comes with traditional Korean interior furnishings that you can’t find anywhere else.

You’ll have plenty of privacy as a family since you’ll have the entire villa to yourself.

Alternatively, if you’re looking for a hotel room with unique furnishings, there’s the Soetsu Hotels The Splaisir Seoul Myeongdong.

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