Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Seoul

Come and experience Seoul and its culture, museums and temples. This cosmopolitan city is known for its shopping, monuments and restaurants. Local cultural sights include National Museum of Korea and War Memorial of Korea. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Seoul

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Seoul a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Namsan Cable Car (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Supsok Hanbang Land (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Ttukseom Hangang Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Children's Grand Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • COEX Aquarium (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • SeaLaLa Spa & Water Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Seoul

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Seoul is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Namsan Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Seonjeongneung Royal Tombs (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Tapgol Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Seosomun Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Sajik Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Dongdaemun History & Culture Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Seoul

Fly into Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.), which is 30.2 mi (48.7 km) away.

It's easy to get around Seoul by catching a ride on the metro at Euljiro 1-ga Station, Jonggak Station or City Hall Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Seoul?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 385 house rentals around Seoul. From 222 Condos/Apartments to 132 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Seoul is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Seoul?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Seoul:

  • Yongsan-gu: 106 vacation rentals
  • Jongno-gu: 74 vacation rentals
  • Mapo-gu: 115 vacation rentals
  • Gangnam-gu: 65 vacation rentals
  • Seodaemun-gu: 117 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Seoul?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Seoul. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Singil Station: 382 home rentals
  • Guui Station: 367 home rentals
  • Bukchon Hanok Village: 377 home rentals
  • Samsung Tower Palace: 370 home rentals
  • Gyujanggak Library of Seoul National University: 382 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Seoul listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Seoul?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 222 Condos/Apartments in Seoul. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Seoul include:

  • Houses: 132 lodging choices
  • Studios: 241 lodging choices
  • Guest houses: 3 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Seoul?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 352 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Seoul.

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