The Grand Hotel Myeongdong

The Grand Hotel Myeongdong is a boutique hotel that has been established since 2013. The hotel chain that manages this hotel also manages both the Grand Convention Center and Incheon Grand Country Club. It is the vision of The Grand Hotel Myeongdong to provide their hotel guests with the grand and positive experience. Let me share with you the pros and cons of this The Grand Hotel Myeongdong.





  • The Grand Hotel Myeongdong is ideally and conveniently situated in the heart of Myeongdong, one of the most popular shopping heavens found in Seoul City
  • It just 2 minutes’ walk to Exit 10 of the Myeongdong subway station and 10 minutes’ walk to Exit 8 of the Euljiro subway station
  • It is 2 minutes’ walk to the Airport limousine stop
  • It will take about 70 to 75 minutes to reach the hotel from Incheon International Airport by the limousine bus and it will take about 45 to 50 minutes from Gimpo International Airport
  • It is about 4 minutes’ walk to Shinsegae Department Store,  5 minutes’ walk to Namdaemun market, 9 minutes’ walk to Lotte Department Store and Dongdaemun market is just 2 subway stations away using Line 4
  • Besides the mentioned places above, The Grand Hotel is also located nearby to Hankuk Bank Currency & Finance Museum, CGV Cinema, Myeongdong Art Center, Nanta Theater, Inje University Seoul Baek Hospital, Eulji Hospital, Soongenui Women’s College, Namsan Hanok Village, Namsan Park, A Land, Woori Bank and Kookmin Bank
  • The service staffs are well-mannered, helpful, friendly, cheerful, attentive, efficient and they will genuinely go to great lengths to assist you and to make your stay as pleasant as possible
  • Some of these service staffs can also speak fluent English
  • The interior decor of the hotel is pleasing to the eye with modern design and matching furniture
  • There is a 24-hours luggage storage facility available at the front desk and complimentary laundry and ironing facilities is provided by the hotel for their guests to use
  • There is also a business center with 4 Apple PCs and a beautiful roof top garden located on the 8th floor
  • In case if you need to use an item, there is a rental service and there is a 24-hours lobby lounge with free and unlimited coffee and tea
  • Some of the guests enjoyed free room upgrades upon their arrival
  • The rooms have a stylish, modern and chic look to them with soothing white, olive and light brown colour tones
  • All rooms come with non-smoking environment, flat-screen TV with cable channels, 100% pure cotton sheets, coffee and tea sachets, mineral drinking water, minibar, good soundproofing and complimentary high-speed internet access
  • The bathroom comes with slippers, bathrobes that are made out of luxurious material and Korean brand Innisfree environmental friendly bath amenities that are made out of green tea





  • The location of The Grand Hotel Myeongdong can be difficult for international visitors and taxi drivers to find as it is located a little bit off from Myeongdong main street
  • The optional breakfast served daily at the hotel’s restaurant is overpriced because it costs about USD 15
  • Some hotel guests found the rooms and bathrooms to be too small and cramped with no space to move around and no place to put their luggage
  • Although the hotel claimed that their rooms are non-smoking, some of the  hotel guests found out that someone else previously smoked in their rooms and had to change to other rooms because of that




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