49, Gunamno 8gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan
Haeundae Business Hotel S was listed as one of the Korea Quality Premier Class hotels with low-medium room rates in 2017. Fully renovated in March 2015, the business hotel has clean rooms at reasonable rates, making it one of the most popular places to lodge in Busan among business travelers, families, and tourists from other countries. It's very conveniently located as well, with Haeundae Station on Busan Metro Line 2 a mere 3 minutes away and Haeundae Beach only 5-10 minutes away, both on foot. It's also very close to a number of popular tourist destinations including The Bay 101, Dongbaekseom Island, Haeundae Beach, and Yonggungsa Temple.
32, Jungang-daero 691beon-gil, Busanjin-gu, Busan
(Korea Quality Premier Class) Arban Hotel located in Jungang-daero, Busanjin-gu, Busan has a total of 94 guestrooms including Superior, Deluxe, Premium, Junior Suite, and Royal Suite -- all of which have excellent modern interior design – and it can accommodate more than 200 people. All the guestrooms are furnished with an Ace Bed, the leading bed brand in Korea, due to its affiliation with the bed manufacturer. There is a restaurant serving breakfast and simple snacks and drinks on the 13th floor on the opposite side of the front desk, together with a garden with pine trees that commands a great night view. The hotel is a mere 5-minute walk from Seomyeon Station on Busan Metro Lines 1 & 2 for those using public transportation, with a large underground parking lot for those who drive.
60, Gwangjang-ro, Sasang-gu, Busan
Hotel Renaissance is located in the heart of the Sasang District, the downtown logistics hub of West Busan. Each guestroom is furnished according to a different theme, and is equipped with free WiFi, DVD, large TV, and satellite channels for business travellers. In the vicinity of the hotel there are numerous restaurants, buffets, a wedding hall, and bars, as well as Home Plus, Renecite, E-Mart, and Lotte Cinema. The hotel is very conveniently located as it's only a 1-minute walk from the Busan West Bus Terminal and Sasang Station. It's also a short ride away from Gimhae Airport, Country Clubs (Yongwon and Gaya CC), and downtown Busan. The room rates are very affordable, making it the perfect place to stay for business travellers as well as individual and group tourists. The hotel has a parking lot with spaces for up to 70 cars.
35-9, Oncheonjang-ro, Dongnae-gu, Busan
Oh Hotel located in the vicinity of Oncheonjang, Dongnae-gu, Busan has a total of 36 rooms consisting of Suites, Twin Rooms, and Single Rooms available at affordable rates. It's a great choice to lodge for group tourists because it has 13 Twin Rooms. All the guestrooms are furnished with a computer, and the lounge on the 1st floor has a kitchen with microwave oven and cooking utensils for simple cooking. Breakfast is served to those who have requested it at the time of check-in as well as upon request round the clock. Be sure to ask the staff for directions if you want use public transportation because the hotel is located in an alley. There is a parking lot in front of the entrance for guests with cars.
43-7, Jinjo 1-gil Bongpyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
Located at an ideal altitude for humans -- 700m -- in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do, Hyundai Resort consists of 66 guestrooms and additional facilities, offering beautiful scenery of trees and clean air and water. Surrounded by a quiet countryside landscape, the resort aims to provide ideal relaxation for guests who want to enjoy leisure activities with the seasonal beauty of nature as backdrop. Located 5 minutes away from Phoenix Park, which is the venue for freestyle ski and snowboard games at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, it is convenient for enjoying tour and leisure together.
126-1, Galcheon-ri, Seo-myeon, Yangyang-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-33-673-7111 / +82-10-2266-0035
Galcheon Family Resort, situated amid splendid mountains and a beautiful valley in Yangyang, Gangwon-do Province, offers guests a tranquil, pleasant atmosphere and comfortable relaxation. The resort, which is both a hotel and a condominium, consists of standard rooms with a bed, traditional ondol rooms, and ten condominium rooms equipped with convenient cooking facilities for families and groups of up to six people. The spacious rooms with clean bedding guarantee a pleasant and comfortable stay. The resort’s additional facilities include an outdoor BBQ garden and an outdoor carpark with space for 50 vehicles. Furthermore, Galcheon Mineral Spring and Galcheon Campsite are situated nearby.
43, Jeongdongdeungmyeong-gil, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do
Located in Jeongdongjin, Gangneung City by the shore of the East Sea, Dawoo Resort welcomes guests with its sophisticated and stylish design, including the grand and refined ceiling of the lobby which is open to the second floor. Every room commands a view of the sunrise, and guests can enjoy cooking in the kitchen. Many tourist attractions are situated nearby in Jeongdongjin, and a convenient pickup service is available from almost every place in and around Jeongdongjin.
34, Sorotgol-gil, Taebaek-si, Gangwon-do
Taebaeksan Hanok Pension (Taebaek Traditional Korean Guesthouse) is situated amid the clean highlands and beautiful scenery of the Taebaeksan and Hanbaeksan Mountains. This hanok guesthouse is full of antique items collected by the owner over a period of several years, creating a friendly atmosphere. Built using good-quality lumber that has lasted more than 200 years, this traditional guesthouse consists of 6 buildings of different sizes for various types of guests, including the Anchae, Sarangchae, Haengrangchae, and Dwianchae. In particular, the cozy studio-type house is popular among young people. The guesthouse was restored and opened in August 2007 by the owner couple following their return to their hometown after an absence of 42 years. As they have an interest in antiques, guests will find many interesting objects around the house, including a waterwheel, millstone, threshing instrument, and puffed grain manufacturing machine in the yard. In general, Inje, Taebaek, and Daegwalleyong are well known for their clean air in Korea. The guesthouse offers beautiful seasonal views against a backdrop of majestic mountains. Guests can enjoy traveling around the surrounding tourist destinations and take a good rest amid the cool mountain breeze even in summer, and admire the snowbound natural landscape in winter. Of the nearby tourist attractions Cheoram Village, an ancient miners’ village, and Guwau Village, which holds the annual Sunflower Festival every August, are highly recommended. During the summer, guests can enjoy eating a sweet, refreshing watermelon while sitting on a straw mat or a BBQ in the yard. The owner may even offer guests baked sweet potatoes during the long winter nights. Furthermore, the guesthouse provides interesting traditional Korean culture and game programs including a Traditional Korean Wedding Ceremony, a Game of Yut, Rolling a Hoop, and Pounding Rice for Cakes.
333-3, Hwangtae-gil, Inje-gun, Gangwon-do
Bukseorak Hwangto Maeul, a village consisting of six ‘hanok’ houses, provides guests with the perfect opportunity to stay in a traditional house of Gangwon-do province. In the past, Neowajip, or houses built by weaving strips of wood together, gradually developed and became the province’s traditional type of house. The six houses of the village – named Sopoong, Hwangto Neowajip, Hwangtojip, Chogajip, Dolgiwajip, and Sandol Neowajip - were built with red clay and have a Korean floor heating system to help guests relieve their fatigue and stress and restore their health. In particular, Sandol Neowajip was constructed by covering the roof with shingles in the Gangwon-do style, while environmentally-friendly construction materials such as paper mulberry and soybeans were used for the wallpaper and the floors. As the Inje area is home to three largest passes of Seoraksan Mountain, namely Misiryeong, Hangyeryeong, and Jinburyeong, it attracts many tourists who come to enjoy its green deep woods in summer, its colorful foliage in autumn, and its snowy mountain scenery in winter.
21, Jeodonggol-gil, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do
Located in Gangneung, Gangwon-do, Hyusim Pension is a small village featuring various types of hanok structures. It was built by highlighting the virtues of the traditional Korean house and by modernizing interior facilities such as kitchen and toilets. The beauty of hanok and natural scenery attract many tourists who can also experience different types of hanok buildings including tile-roofed house (inhabited by noblemen in the past), thatched house (by farmers), and log cabin (by slash-and-burn farmers in the mountain area). The pension consists of six buildings and ten rooms. All of the rooms were named after the pavilions located around Gyeongpo. In particular, Sarangbang was originally built as a Christmas present for the owner’s wife and is a very cozy room. Geumranjeong, Wolpajeong, Seokranjeong, Chwiyeongjeong, and Hohaejeong rooms are of the log cabin type, built by piling pine woods in 井-shape and covering the gaps between woods with clay. It used to be occupied by residents of Gangwon Province’s mountain area. Moreover, Hyusim Pension is full of interesting olden-day objects that will relieve memories among adults and remind the young generation of the forgotten culture. It is adjacent to Gyeongpoho Lake and Gyeongpodae Pavilion, offering a great night view of the lake and the splendid scenery of the sea.
13th floor, 57, Myeongdong 2-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
(Korea Quality Premier Class) The name ‘57 Myeongdong Hostel’ comes from its location ‘13F, Taepyeongyang Building, 57, Myeongdong 2-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul’. The hotel, which is 5 minute-walk from the airport limousine stop, and 3 minute-walk from Myeongdong Station, offers easy access to adjacent tourist destinations including the famous shopping neighborhood of Myeong-dong. The three-story hostel (from 11F to 13F) is composed of 42 guestrooms with 9 types - Single, Twin (Standard, Deluxe, and Economy), Double (Standard, Deluxe, and Economy), Triple, and Family. In particular, Single rooms (equipped with a bathroom) are popular among single travelers and businessmen. It also serves breakfast with diverse types of dishes free of charge, as well as coffee and tea in the communal rest space. Guests can also use the computer and printer in the business center. In addition, a mini washing machine is installed next to the walls, which can be used free of charge. The reception desk provides various information and reservation services for tourist attractions and cultural events. 57 Myeongdong Hostel charms a variety of guests from not only Asian countries but also European countries, the United States, and more.
99, Simponam-gil, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do
High 1 Choochoo Park in Samcheok, Gangwon-do is the first, longest, and best experience resort. It's the only train theme park in Korea featuring mountain rails and Yeongdong Railway, making it a great trexperiencenation with lodging. The resort boasts of the 'Switchback Train' on a zigzag railway, inclined train modeled after the mountain railway in Switzerland, mini train, 30 guestrooms, and auto camping that can accommodate 31 camping cars. There are a number of popular tourist attractions including Saecheonnyeon Road and Janghohang Port, which is called the 'Napoli of Korea' for its picturesque landscape and where visitors can enjoy snorkeling and rafting.