Kensington Hotel Yoido - Seoul

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16, Gukhoe-Daero 76-Gil, Seoul, South Korea, .  show map
 4 stars
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Kensington Hotel Yoido - Seoul

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa lounge

Overview

The traditional Kensington Hotel Yoido is situated in a financial district next to a museum and a church and offers a sauna and a library. Since 2004 the hotel has been hosting guests in a 15-story innovative building.

The hotel is located in a downtown area of Seoul, close to Jeoldusan Martyrs' Shrine, 63 Wax Museum and Sinchon. The distance between Seoul city center and the property is 7 km.

Quick access to an oceanarium and a cinema is provided.

Kensington Hotel Yoido lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Gimpo airport.

Rooms

Kensington Hotel Yoido offers 225 comfortable rooms with marble bathrooms. The guestrooms look out on the river. Guests have access to a laptop safe, wireless internet, a work desk, satellite TV and a mini bar available in each room.

Eat & Drink

Dishes of seafood cuisine are served in the in-house restaurant. The café bar serves coffee, afternoon tea and cocktails. Guests can dine at 37 Grill & Bar and Atrio located within 10 minutes' walk away.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of KRW 23655 per person per night. 

Services

The property offers a meeting room, a business center and fax/photocopying services for business needs.

Relax

A fitness centre and a gym are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   225.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • All inclusive
  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa lounge
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of KRW 33000 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Kensington Hotel Yoido - Seoul Seoul location
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Hotel Address:

16, Gukhoe-Daero 76-Gil, Seoul, South Korea, .

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City Center
  • Seoul
    4.0 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Yeongdeungpo Station
    1.3 mi
  • Seoul Station
    3.2 mi
Underground stations
  • Hongik University Station
    1.9 mi
  • Gongdeok Station
    1.9 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    225

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Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 295 sq. feet
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    Executive Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 325 sq. feet
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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: 1 Single bed or King-size bed or Twin beds
    Size: 325 sq. feet
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      Bed type: King-size bed
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        Executive Twin Room
        Bed type: Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
        Size: 325 sq. feet
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Kensington Hotel Yoido - Seoul Seoul location
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            Hotel Address:

            16, Gukhoe-Daero 76-Gil, Seoul, South Korea, .

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Seoul
              4.0 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Yeongdeungpo Station
              1.3 mi
            • Seoul Station
              3.2 mi
            Underground stations
            • Hongik University Station
              1.9 mi
            • Gongdeok Station
              1.9 mi
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              15
            • Number of rooms:
              225

            Hotel Awards

            South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSeoulKensington Hotel Yoido

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in South Korea

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Chungjeongno Nanta Theatre - 3.0 mi

            Places of interest

            • Hangang River Ferry Cruise - 5000 ft
            • Times Square Seoul - 1.3 mi
            • Noryangjin Fish Market - 1.4 mi
            • Mapo Station - 1.4 mi
            • Mangwon Station - 1.9 mi
            • Yonsei University - 2.4 mi

            Train stations

            • Yeongdeungpo Station - 1.2 mi

            Convention centers

            • 63 City - 1.2 mi
            • Dragonhill Spa - 2.3 mi

            Shopping areas

            • I'Park Mall - 2.3 mi

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Hongik University - 1.4 mi

            Museums

            • Yeouido Park - 1400 ft

            Parks

            • Seoul Worldcup Stadium - 2.9 mi

            Business areas

            • IFC Mall Seoul - 2000 ft
            • Time Square - 1.3 mi
            • Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market - 1.5 mi
            • Yongsan Electronic Shopping Center - 2.1 mi

            Underground stations

            • Gongdeok Station - 1.8 mi
            • Hongik University Station - 1.8 mi
            • Sinchon Station - 1.9 mi
            • Sogang Subway Station - 2.1 mi
            • Ewha Womans University Station - 2.2 mi
            • Sindorim Station - 2.2 mi
            • Guro Station - 2.9 mi

            Public parking

            • Sogang University - 1.7 mi

            Local attractions

            • Jeoldusan Martyrs' Shrine - 1.1 mi
              96-1 Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
            • 63 Wax Museum - 1.2 mi
              63 building 60 Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
            • Trickeye Museum - 1.6 mi
              Seogyo Plaza B2, 357-1, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
            • 63 City - 1.2 mi
              60 Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
            • Seonyudo Park - 1.5 mi
              95 Yanghwa-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

            Near the hotel

            • Yeouido Park - 2600 ft
              Yeouido, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
            • Yeouido Saetgang Ecological Park - 4400 ft
              Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              15
            • Number of rooms:
              225

            Hotel Awards

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            Kensington Hotel Yoido Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Kensington Hotel Yoido

            Average guest rating

            6.4out of 10
            Good
            Based on 36 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Group of friends
              7.0

              Service. Excellent, polite, Korean service.

              Location. It's located in the business district -- there's a rather limited choice of meals if you're staying there for more than two or three days. Opportunities to go out are also fairly limited. You have to take taxi or subway to find a good bar.

            • Group of friends
              7.4

              The nice lobby and surrounding

            • Single
              5.4

              When you first come in to the lobby, it looks like a 4 star hotel. However, once you reach your room, you think you might live in a 2-star (might be lower). Surely the hotel requires some renovation work.

            • Single
              6.6

              small but lovely

              Why room service is close early on sunday LOL

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              The hotel is opposite to the Full Gospel Church Yoido. Convenient to attend the Christian Conference.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Nearby metro station, service delivery staff, big and clean room, restaurants and convience store around the corner.

            • Single
              9.2

              Very nice hotel with great ambiance. Located in front of the biggest church in the world. Special on sunday nice to see. 7 services with over 10.000 people per service.

              New hotel for Booked.net and upon arrival our reservation was not in the system, took more then half an hour to locate the reservation, in the meantime they gave a bar-voucher. Also information on Booked.net about location was wrong. Mentioned is 8km from Incheon Airport but it is more then an hour from Incheon Airport! Quite misleading information.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              Able to walk along the river bank and close to the Gimpo airport

            • Family with children
              9.6

              Clean, elegant room; efficient check-in and check-out; knowledgeable and professional staff (front desk, concierge); in-room broadband internet; courtesy cellphone and ipad rental option (although I didn't use these, I found it to be a thoughtful and proactive gesture for guests.)

              After check-in, there was no offer of assistance to the room. "Here's your key... Go on up..."; Security also seemed very lax - there was no one monitoring people going up to the rooms or elevators.

            • Older travelers
              3.8

              Very near good eating places and cafes.

              1. Carpets in the hallway and rooms are very dirty. 2. No free bottles of water provided. Had to go out and fetch water to drink. 3. Staff is cordial when asked, but no warmth nor passion at work. 4. The air freshener used smells like the cheap ones used in toilets. 5. Bed mattress is very old, can feel the springs cracking.

            • Group of friends
              9.6

              Helpful staff which is good when you are in a non English speaking country. If you tell them where you want to go they'll write it on a card for you

            • Couple
              7.0

              Room was large and bed was comfortable.

              Hotel is getting old and rooms are in need of renovation. 15,000 won per day for internet access on top of the room charge is a kick in the pants. Breakfast buffet at the lounge restaurant is extremely underwhelming.

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              Nice hotel a bit off the city center but in a nice location close to the river.

              I had a room facing the river which means that it was also facing the big road, henace some noice from the traffic (had to sleep with the window open because room was pretty warm).

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Kensington Hotel Yoido - Seoul Seoul location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            16, Gukhoe-Daero 76-Gil, Seoul, South Korea, .

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Seoul
              4.0 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Yeongdeungpo Station
              1.3 mi
            • Seoul Station
              3.2 mi
            Underground stations
            • Hongik University Station
              1.9 mi
            • Gongdeok Station
              1.9 mi
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              15
            • Number of rooms:
              225

            Hotel Awards

            South KoreanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSeoulKensington Hotel Yoido

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in South Korea

            Use Badge