Are you visiting Seoul and want to experience their famous bathhouse culture?

Similar to hot springs, they are commonly known as Jjimjilbangs or saunas.

If you’re not sure where to stay, don’t worry.

We’ve done the research and compiled a list of 16 best hotels with luxurious bathhouses just for you.

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1. Signiel Seoul

Located between the 76th and 101st floors of the famous Lotte World Tower, the facilities of Signiel Seoul are luxuriously furnished.

Operated by the biggest hotel group in Korea, the hotel boasts 235 rooms each offering scenic views of the city.

Pamper yourself at the Evian Spa with private hot tub and treatment rooms or simply relax in the sauna.

Treat yourself to a panoramic view of the city as you work out at the gym or swimming pool.

Enjoy French cuisine prepared by 3-star Michelin chef Yannick Alleno at STAY or Korean cuisine at Bicena.

Finally, end your day right with drinks whilst admiring the night scenery at Bar 81.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 300, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Songpa-Gu, 05551 Seoul, South Korea

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2. Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

The Four Seasons Hotel Seoul is surrounded by historic palaces and tourist attractions.

Book a club room to have exclusive access to the Executive Lounge that comes with breakfast, canapes and evening cocktails.

They also have floor-to-ceiling windows that provide you with amazing views of the city.

Spoil yourself at the spa that’s minimalist in design and filled with natural light.

Feel your stress melt away as you soak in one of the saunas and pools to boost your body’s blood circulation.

Thereafter, finish off with a traditional Korean scrub before unwinding with a deep-tissue body treatment.

Cap off your evening at Yu Yuan – Four Season’s Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant that serves up delicious dishes using premium ingredients.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 97, Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Jongno-Gu, 03183 Seoul, South Korea

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3. Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower

Located within close proximity to tourist spots like Myeongdong and Cheongyecheon is the Lotte Hotel Seoul Executive Tower.

Four world-famous interior designers came together to design these trendy and unique rooms.

Pursue harmony and balance at the Sulhwasoo spa or recharge yourself at the hotel’s sauna.

For those looking to keep fit, enjoy a swim at the hotel’s indoor swimming pool.

Alternatively, you could also practice your swing at the hotel’s indoor golf range.

At night, enjoy international delicacies from the hotel’s on-site restaurants.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 30, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Jung-Gu, 04533 Seoul, South Korea

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4. The Shilla Seoul

This prestigious lifestyle hotel was nominated as one of the best 5-star hotels by Forbes in 2019.

Book The Grand Corner Deluxe Room for pure relaxation and comfort along with gorgeous views of Namsan Mountain or the city.

Take a dip in the luxurious swimming pool that are heated at a comfortable temperature, fitted with spa baths and even cabanas and sunbeds – the perfect urban escape.

Melt away your stress as you get pampered at the spa while soaking in scenic views of Namsan Mountain.

Alternatively, head to the hotel’s bathhouse that features different-sized baths, saunas, personal shower booths and scrubbing rooms.

If you’re looking to work your fitness in, the hotel also comes with a gym, jogging course and even an indoor golf range.

There’s also variety of cuisine options to suit your needs from Korean to Chinese and more.

While at the hotel, don’t forget to revel in the sculpture garden that features 21 works created by notable artists.

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 249, Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Jung-Gu, 04605 Seoul, South Korea

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5. Grand Mercure Ambassador Hotel and Residences Seoul Yongsan

The Grand Mecure Ambassador Hotel and Residences is located in the Seoul Dragon City Complex, right in the heart of Seoul.

Their 202 rooms come fitted with large windows offering city views and full kitchens.

Pamper yourself by staying in a Penthouse that’s fitted with two bedrooms that have plush king-sized beds and all the amenities you could possibly need.

Start your day right with breakfast at the lounge, and enjoy French cuisine at A La Maison.

In the afternoon, head to the world-class fitness centre before relaxing in their spacious bathhouses with views of Seoul city.

The hotel also has an indoor golf course, yoga centre as well as a swimming pool.

With direct access to some of the best entertainment in Seoul, you’re sure to have a lovely stay.

  • 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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6. Andaz Seoul Gangnam

Sitting in an affluent neighbourhood and offering direct access to the Apgujeong metro station is the Andaz Seoul Gangnam.

Rooms overlook the Gangnam district, with selected suites offering private balconies.

These rooms are also inspired by traditional Korean cloth art and the Balcony Suite even comes with a deep-soaking tub and a rainforest shower.

Start your day right with a continental breakfast and enjoy a variety of dishes freshly prepared by professional chefs.

Head to The Summer House to get in a quick workout or take a dip in the swimming pool that even features an LED screen showcasing scenes from Seoul.

You also wouldn’t want to miss the fully-equipped spa that comes with hot and cold pools, sauna and steam rooms, along with spa treatment rooms.

In the afternoon, head to Jogakbo and sip on some bubbles while indulging in chocolate at the Champagne & Chocolate Bar for the perfect mid-day treat.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 854 Nonhyun-ro, Gangnam,gu, Gangnam-Gu, 06022 Seoul, South Korea

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7. Dormy Inn SEOUL Gangnam

The Dormy Inn SEOUL Gangnam sits just 500m away from the Gangnam district.

The hotel is conveniently located 5-minutes away from Sinnonhyeon station by foot and 20 minutes from Myeongdong by car.

Rooms at this hotel come with modern designs and are fitted in gorgeous wood furnishings.

They also come equipped with heating and cooling systems, complimentary toiletries, a work desk and flat-screen tv.

After a long day of shopping or exploring Korea, unwind at the hotel’s on-site spa, take a dip in the Japanese-style hot spring or sweat it out in the sauna.

The hotel also houses an in-house restaurant called Hatago that serves over 100 international dishes that are sure to satisfy every palate.

  • Guest Rating: 8.9
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 134, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Gangnam-Gu, 06124 Seoul, South Korea

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8. Novotel Suites Ambassador Seoul Yongsan

The Novotel Suites Ambassador Seoul Yongsan is located on levels 27 to 40 of the Dragon City Complex.

They feature the world’s first 4-floor structure suspended between two towers.

This lifestyle hotel-plex offers 1,700 guest rooms featuring views of the city and river.

Explore the Yeouido Financial District and Itaewon just 10 minutes away.

Rooms are spacious and come with a separate lounge area and bathroom.

Some rooms even come with a kitchenette area along with a washer and dryer for guest convenience.

There are a range of restaurants at the hotel from the premium all-day buffet restaurant Food Exchange along with the Premier Lounge that’s located on the 40th floor and offers panoramic views of the city.

Best of all?

The hotel provides guests with exclusive access to their heated bathhouse spas, fitness centre and pool – perfect to unwind and relax in after a long day.

  • Guest Rating: 8.9
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 95, Cheongpa-ro 20-gil, Yongsan-gu, Yongsan-Gu, 04372 Seoul, South Korea

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9. Fraser Place Namdaemun

Ideally located in the heart of the city is Fraser Place Namdaemun, which is close to the famous Namdaemun Market and Myeongdong district.

The 252 fully-furnished, chic and modern rooms feature panoramic views of Seoul’s skyline.

They’re also fitted with modern conveniences and come with living and dining areas.

After a long day, either fit in a quick workout at the fully-equipped gym, or recharge at the bathhouse spas.

Alternatively, end the day with a drink at the Panorama Bar that’s located on the 16th floor.

Cap off your evening with some delectable food at the First Floor Restaurant before heading back to your room for a good night’s sleep.

  • Guest Rating: 8.8
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 58, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Jung-Gu, 04526 Seoul, South Korea

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10. Dormy Inn Premium Seoul Garosugil

A minute’s walk away from Sinsa station lies the Dormy Inn Premium Seoul Garosugil.

Rooms here are designed for your comfort and feature floor-to-ceiling windows and even a humidification air cleaner.

Heal yourself in the silky bath located in the spa that’s specially designed with natural elements to relax and soothe your senses.

Alternatively, head to the sauna and relax while watching some television.

Unwind after your long day at the bar on the top floor, which even comes with a library corner.

In the morning, grab breakfast at the global kitchen that features a wide selection of international dishes that’ll keep you satiated throughout the day.

If you’re hungry at night, the hotel also serves complimentary Yonaki Soba to guests.

  • Guest Rating: 8.7
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 119, Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Gangnam-Gu, 06035 Seoul, South Korea

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11. Vista Walkerhill Seoul

Formerly known as W Seoul, the Vista Walkerhill Seoul is an enchanting urban resort.

Peppered with art installations, the hotel is a quaint mix of nature and futurism.

Most rooms feature a panoramic view of the Han river, mountain or city.

Delight your taste buds with premium Korean beef at Myeongwolgwan or modern Italian cuisine at Del Vino.

Pamper yourself at VSPA or take a dip in the exclusive bathhouse that offers a variety of medicinal herb baths.

If you’re just looking for some rest and relaxation the outdoor hot tub will calm the senses and give you amazing views of the Han river.

End your day at Re:BAR with live DJ music and signature cocktails while soaking in the magnificent night view.

  • Guest Rating: 8.8
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 177 Walkerhill-Ro Gwangjang-Dong, Gwangjin-Gu, Gwangjin-Gu, 04963 Seoul, South Korea

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12. Orakai Daehakro Hotel

A combination of modern sense and comfort, the hotel derives its name from Daehakro, a cultural and artistic street in Korea.

Easily visit Daehakro that’s just a short distance away, or take the subway from Hyehwa station to get around Seoul.

The 189 rooms are fitted with comfortable beds, bathroom amenities, and refrigerators.

For a unique experience, stay in the Ondol Suite – a traditional Korean-styled room that comes with a floor heating system to keep you nice and toasty.

The hotel also comes with a fitness center that’s located on the 4th floor, fitted with the latest exercise equipment.

To relieve fatigue, the bathhouse that’s located on the same floor will help soothe those tired muscles.

At night, visit the Level 3 Restaurant to grab a meal as it offers an extensive range of buffet menus along with the freshest ingredients.

  • Guest Rating: 8.6
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 180 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-Gu, 03127 Seoul, South Korea

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13. Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel

This 5-star urban retreat is located inside an entertainment complex that includes a cinema, theatre and department store.

Rooms are all fitted with marble bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows providing stunning views.

Upgrade to an Executive Suite and have a good night’s sleep on your plush king-sized bed along with exclusive access to the Club Lounge.

Guests also have access to the fitness center that’s open 24 hours daily along with the heated indoor swimming pool.

The hotel also has a luxury bathhouse spas that offer an array of relaxing and restorative therapies.

At the end of the day, treat yourself to an international buffet at Feast Restaurant and drinks with a view at the Lobby Lounge Bar on the 41st floor.

  • Guest Rating: 8.4
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 662, Gyeongin-ro, Guro-gu, Guro-Gu, 08209 Seoul, South Korea

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14. Stanford Hotel Seoul

Located around the Sangam Digital Media City district, the Stanford is in close proximity to a multitude of attractions.

The Hongdae area, Haneul Park and the Seoul World Cup Stadium are all just 5 to 10 minutes away by car.

Stay in the Superior Room for a clean and comfortable environment along with all the amenities that you could possibly need.

In the morning, enjoy buffet breakfast at the Cafe Standford or grab a pastry and coffee from Soho.

Get your workout in at the spacious fitness center that has over 50 types of exercise equipment.

Alternatively, take a dip in the indoor swimming pool that’s filled with natural light or relax in the bathhouse and sauna.

The hotel’s spa – Cordelia is also the perfect place to spoil yourself as they offer specially curated care packages.

In the evening, head to the Manhattan Grill and Bar for a cocktail or order a juicy steak.

  • Guest Rating: 8.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 15, World Cup buk-ro 58-gil, Mapo-gu, Mapo-Gu, 03922 Seoul, South Korea

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15. Four Points by Sheraton Seoul Gangnam

Four Points by Sheraton is a contemporary hotel in the heart of Seoul.

These stylishly practical rooms have plush furnishings along with a comfortable bed that offers you the ultimate Sheraton Sleep Experience.

Indulge in Penthouse room if you want your own private hot tub.

In the morning, dig into a delicious buffet breakfast at the all-day dining buffet restaurant ‘Evolution’.

Drop by the fitness centre that’s fully equipped with cardiovascular equipment and free weights for a quick workout.

If you’re looking to head to the sauna and heated spa baths, remember to make a reservation as it’s only open from Fridays to Sundays.

Bring your day to a close at the ever-stylish Lounge & Bar offering signature drinks and city views.

  • Guest Rating: 8.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 203, Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Gangnam-Gu, 06026 Seoul, South Korea

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16. Hotel Prima Seoul

The Hotel Prima is located just minutes from the Cheongdam shopping district.

Rooms here come with modern furnishings and offers a range of room types from suites to deluxe rooms.

If you’d like, you can also book a room that comes with unique Korean furnishings for a more local experience.

Enjoy fresh pastries from the Bakery or casual dining at the Cafe’ Aropa lounge and bar.

You can also enjoy Chinese cuisine at GONG or beverages accompanied by live music at LOVI.

There’s both a male and female bathhouses to ensure a comfortable spa experience.

Both areas have hot spring purification systems constructed with environmentally-friendly materials.

You’ll find open-air baths, the Hinoki bath, an outdoor foot bath and natural hot springs.

Prima Esthetic, located in the female sauna also provides sports massages.

For art aficionados, there’s also a museum within the hotel that comes with over 40 pieces of cultural assets for you to admire.

  • Guest Rating: 7.7
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 536, Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Gangnam-Gu, 06071 Seoul, South Korea

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Seoul Hotels with Luxury Bathhouses & Spas Map

Regardless of which hotel you choose, you’ll be pamperd by the extraordinary service and facilities.

After staying at one of these luxury bathhouse hotels, you’ll be feeling refreshed.

From traditional spas baths to international buffets and fitness centres, these hotels have it all for a fantastic stay in Korea.

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