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Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae

Aekyung Tower, 188 Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu , Seoul, 04052

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh and it’s hot. Dig into our Express Start Breakfast full of your favourites to help kick start your day, included at no extra charge to you. 

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We're big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you're away.
Power up while you power down. Conveniently placed outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you'll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

Welcome to the brand new Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae, situated in the center of Seoul’s underground culture and urban arts! Experience the unique city of Hongdae and be entertained by an array of live music, busking and various markets for the ultimate shopping experience.We are conveniently located just a short walking distance from Hongik University subway and bus stations. There is also a shopping mall complex under the hotel in the same building. Popular spots such as Hongdae Walking Street, Hongdae Mural Street (Picasso's Street) & Hongdae Flea Market are easily accessible. Surrounding areas like Myeongdong and Dongdaemun are just a short distance away, where you’ll discover some of Seoul’s leading tourism attractions. Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae looks forward to welcoming you!
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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
When you arrive we will do our best to meet your bed type preference. Relax in your spacious contemporary styled room and with signature bedding and a choice of soft and firm pillows that ensure a great night sleep. Enjoy free Wi-Fi and Express Start Breakfast.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Pillow Menu
  • Rollaway Bed/Cot Available
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Extra Bedding Available

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower
  • Bidet
  • Separate Vanity Area

In-Room Features

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Stereo/Radio
  • Sound System
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • 220DC
  • Electrical Adapters Available
  • Windows Open by Guest

Added Value

  • Oversized Bath Towels
  • Slippers
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
  • Complimentary Bottled Water
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Eat & Drink
  • Breakfast Buffet Included
  • Complimentary Coffee in Lobby

Hotel Restaurants

Great Room

Start your day right with our complimentary Express Start Breakfast with Grab and Go option. Enjoy hot breakfast buffet stuffed full of your favorite international and local eats and a selection of beverages. During the day, guests can use this space as a smart place to lounge around or surf the internet using our free WiFi.

Location: 7th floor of the hotel

Serves: Breakfast

Hours of Operation: : 6:30 am-9:30 am

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Business Services

  • 1 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • On-Site Business Center
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Scanner

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
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Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

Hours of Operation: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm

Fitness Center Type: LIMITED

  • Elliptical Machines
  • Treadmill
  • Free Weights
  • Stair Stepper
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Rower

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities

Added Value

  • Foreign Currency Exchange
  • Storage Space Available

Hotel Details

Aekyung Tower, 188 Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu

Seoul, 04052

Korea, Republic of


Check In: 3:00 pm

Check Out: 12:00 pm

Check-in Age: 19

  • Parking + -

    • Daily Self-Parking Fee: 15000 KRW
    • Passing through CGV Multiplex mall (Hongdae) from the main entrance of YZ Park (Hongdae), then go straight about 160M and enter to AK& Shopping Mall building on the right side.
  • Shuttle + -

  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Lifts
    • Public Restrooms

      Provided by Hotel

    • Ramp Access
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Guide Dogs Allowed
    • Guide Dogs and Service Animals only
  • Facility + -

    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 10
    • Total Number of Rooms: 294
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 294
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 3

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    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • Diners Club
    • Carte Blanche
    • JCB
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Green Engage
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    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae

    • At Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 15000 KRW.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • No, Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae does not have a pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae is available from 6:30 am to 10:30 am.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae is from 3:00 pm, and check-out time is 12:00 pm. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae offers free WiFi!

    • Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae has 1 restaurant. Great Room.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae has 294 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae.