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Memory foam beds, individually decorated, desk, blackout curtains
Memory foam beds, individually decorated, desk, blackout curtains
Memory foam beds, individually decorated, desk, blackout curtains
Memory foam beds, individually decorated, desk, blackout curtains

Guest reviews

3.3/5
762 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast Available
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 Front Desk

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationHongik University9 min walk
Popular LocationYG Entertainment Building13 min walk
Popular LocationEwha Woman's University3 min drive
AirportSeoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.)28 min drive

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  • Standard Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Twin Room
  • Standard Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Double Room
  • Semi Suite

    Room amenities

    • 34 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSemi Suite
  • Suite

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuite
  • Royal Suite (Max 3 guests - Contact property)

    Room amenities

    • 39 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoyal Suite (Max 3 guests - Contact property)
  • Suite Family

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsSuite Family
  • Royal Suite (Max 3 guests - Contact property, Check-in time 20:00)

    Room amenities

    • 39 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoyal Suite (Max 3 guests - Contact property, Check-in time 20:00)
  • Suite (Check-in time 20:00)

    Room amenities

    • 36 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuite (Check-in time 20:00)

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Seoul

Near a metro station, Hotel The Designers Hongdae is in Seoul's Mapo neighbourhood, an area with good shopping. Myeongdong Street and Namdaemun Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Haneul Park and Cheonggyecheon. Check out an event or a game at Seoul World Cup Stadium, and consider making time for Lotte World, a top attraction not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping. Our guests appreciate the hotel's convenience for public transport: Hapjeong Station is 5 minutes by foot and Hongik University Station is 9 minutes.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hongik University - 9 min walk
  • YG Entertainment Building - 13 min walk
  • Ewha Woman's University - 3 min drive
  • Lotte Outlets - Seoul Station Branch - 5 min drive
  • Namdaemun Market - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Hapjeong Station - 5 min walk
  • Haengsin Station - 12 min drive
  • Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.) - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Humming Bella – Café offering Modern European cuisine. Serves breakfast and brunch daily.

About this property

Hotel The Designers Hongdae

Adults-only Seoul hotel in Mapo, walk to Hongik University
A coffee shop/café, concierge services and a 24-hour front desk are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff and a front desk safe are on-site. All 80 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Conveniences include fridges and coffee makers, and guests will appreciate thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers.
Hotel The Designers Hongdae offers 80 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature memory foam mattresses. LED televisions come with premium digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, bidets and complimentary toiletries.

This Seoul hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of CESCO (S. Korea)
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Free RV/bus/truck parking

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9 AM: KRW 7000 for adults and KRW 7000 for children
  • 1 coffee shop/cafe

Family friendly

  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Memory foam mattress

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • LED TV
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 20

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 21 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 21 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: KRW 7000 for adults and KRW 7000 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of CESCO (S. Korea) guidelines.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Guests under 21 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel The Designers Hongdae and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel The Designers Hongdae offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel The Designers Hongdae cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Hotel The Designers Hongdae pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is this hotel located?
Located in Mapo, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Hongdae Music Show Theatre and Hongik University. YG Entertainment Building and Ewha Woman's University are also within 2 miles (3 km). Hapjeong Station is only a 5-minute walk and Hongik University Station is 9 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Hotel The Designers Hongdae

3.3
Guest rating
5 - Excellent
117
4 - Good
263
3 - Okay
207
2 - Mediocre
111
1 - Poor
64
3.3
Cleanliness
3.5
Service and Staff
3.3
Amenities
3.2
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

I LOVE the oversized bathtub in my room. The coffee machine wasn’t working at the Humming Bella coffee shop / bakery shop. Tea was available though.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

It was very good

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Clean and very nice easy to go to hondea street. Lovly

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2018

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The art work on the walls was very unique. Also the city view is was gorgeous at night

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020