Welcome to JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul

Experience a luxury stay at our Seoul, South Korea hotel

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul immerses you in 5-star luxury the moment you arrive in Seoul, South Korea. Created with the sophisticated traveler in mind, our modern hotel offers a sought-after location near DDP, Myeongdong, high-end shopping, entertainment and attractions. Every hotel room brims with 5-star amenities, such as free high-speed Wi-Fi, luxury bedding, a mini-bar, a coffee and tea maker and a marble bathroom. Immaculately appointed suites provide access to our hotel's stylish Executive Lounge. In addition, you can take advantage of a cutting-edge fitness center, a wealth of restaurant options including a steakhouse and a chic rooftop bar overlooking Seoul, a heated indoor pool and a tranquil spa. Host your wedding or business occasion in our hotel's modern, versatile venues, featuring expert planners as well as a stunning Grand Ballroom. Be present in mind, nourished in body and revitalized in spirit on your next South Korea visit at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul.

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Where the Locals Go

Located in the heart of Dongdaemun, you can experience Seoul’s vibrant entertainment culture and Korea’s largest shopping district. Embrace the day and night scenery of Heunginjimun, the East Gate of Seoul, a prominent landmark in Dongdaemun. Reboot all your intriguing needs at a historic market ‘Gwangjang Market, offering tourists a taste of traditional Korean cuisine.

Dongdaemun Exterior
Condé Nast Traveler's 2023 Readers' Choice

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul has been named in the No. 2 Best Hotels in Northern Asia categories of the 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards with a score of 98.37 (out of 100), hosted by influential global travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler. We are committed to continuing our tradition of exceptional service and providing memorable JW experiences for you. 

The BLT Steak's popular and main Steak course sett
BLT Steak

BLT Steak is an internationally renowned steak house brand originally from the U.S. It is highly reputed; considered as one of the best steak house in New York. Indulge on a gastronomic journey to explore the mouthwatering world of Steaks. Step into a world of organic, freshly-grown produce at the JW Garden. This is an organic paradise that will reconnect you with nature.

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Rooms & Suites

Surround Yourself With Luxury at Our 5-Star Hotel

Wrap yourself in luxury during your travel to Dongdaemun and experience the amenities and iconic traditions of our eco-friendly urban hotel. Our premium rooms and executive suites offer a variety of options so you can enjoy Seoul in unrivaled comfort.

Presidential Suite

Presidential Suite is ideal for entertaining and includes a conference room for private business meetings.

Presidential Suite - Bedroom

Executive Sky View 

Enclosed in glass, Executive Sky View Rooms offer sweeping news and an exhilarating sense of space and freedom.

Hotel guest room in Seoul

CLUB 501

CLUB 501 offers both health and fitness through state-of-the-art facilities, systems and customized lifestyle-based personal concierge services, and premium rest and relaxation through a variety of activity programs. Korea's first fitness club to feature eco-friendly LEED Gold certification, CLUB 501 is a haven of relaxation and culture in the heart of the city.

Swimming Pool & Fitness Club

Haven of Relaxation in the City

With water filtered by eco-friendly silicon filters that negate the need for chemical additives, our swimming pool provides beautifully clean water and an eco-friendly ambiance all your round. The main pool is complemented by a children's pool and whirlpool, while lofty ceilings and opulent interior decor make the complex a unique venue for private parties.

Seoul hotel pool lounge chairs

Gourmet Journey

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul is delighted to offer a Variety of restarants and bars for your enjoyment.

Fuel Your Meeting Success & Make the Best Impression

With a cutting-edge large-format display media wall consisting of 98 ultra-high-definition televisions screens and a built-in sound system, the Grand Ballroom is capable of hosting a variety of events, including meetings, conferences, exhibitions, and weddings. Seating up to 590 people, the ballroom can also be divided into three separate spaces according to requires scale. The addition of uniquely attentive JW Marriott service and detailed consulting ensures ultimate success for every event.

Board Room

Ideal Venue for Meetings

Our suite of third-floor small- and medium-scale event spaces provides the ideal venue for meetings, seminars, conferences, small meetings, family celebrations and more. Four spaces are available offering various sizes and capacities and all equipped with LCD projectors, screens, ultra-high-speed internet connections and other facilities for your event.

Meeting boardroom in Seoul hotel

Grand Ballroom

Urban Boutique Wedding

Modern, stylish and intimately reflective of every couple's personal preferences, Urban Boutique Weddings at JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul transcend the boundaries of convention to offer a variety of colors and designs and create a truly unique event every time.


Where the Story Begins

Wedding Story

Modern, stylish and intimately reflective of every couple's personal preferences, Urban Boutique Weddings transcend the boundaries of convention to offer a variety of colors and designs and create a truly unique event every time. The majestic Grand Ballroom accommodates up to 350 guests and is equipped with a large-format media wall, offering new dimensions of color and entertainment.

The bride and groom are posing for a photo.

The Iconic Luxury in Seoul

The New Address of Iconic Luxury

JW Marriott Dongdaemun

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul is the only luxury hotel located in Dongdaemun, a hub of fashion, culture, and business, offering unparalleled service and facilities amid inspiring views of historic Heunginjimun Gate.



JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul

279, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea, 03198

Tel: +82 2-2276-3000


Plan and Prepare for your Stay

Concierge Services

Allow our concierge team to help the restaurant and show reservations, and make suggestions on other activities to improve your stay in the city.


A First-Class Executive Lounge

In our luxury Executive Lounge, enjoy stunning views of historic landmark Heunginjimun Gate while you discover exclusive Executive-level privileges including lounge breakfast, evening cocktail and dedicated concierge service.

Executive Lounge

Design Story

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul stands opposite one of Korea’s most important historic and cultural landmarks, Heunginjimun Gate. This unique location brings guests side by side with the country’s history and traditions, while also placing them at the heart of Dongdaemun, a non-stop fashion district where the latest designs by Korea’s hottest emerging designers first come to light, and a year-round calendar of cultural events means there’s always something exciting going on.

Trademark Elegance

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square was designed to emphasize the trademark elegance and luxury of the JW Marriott brand while combining urban sophistication and contemporary style reflecting dynamic Dongdaemun district with the comfort and tranquility of a destination offering genuine relaxation.

Hotel guest room in Seoul
Exceptional Ambiance

The hotel’s aim is to deliver exceptional experiences of rest and rejuvenation in a perfect ambiance where deluxe comfort meets highly personalized service.

Historic Design

The hotel’s jewel-like exterior, designed to complement its historical setting, not only reflects the natural curves of Heunginjimun Gate but derives its patterns, colors, and materials from the historic structure.

Seoul hotel pool lounge chairs
Opulent Style

Meanwhile, the hotel interior brings together opulent materials with a sense of upscale comfort, minimal elegance and carefully curated artworks, infusing the entire destination with an unmistakable air of style and luxury.


2024 Travelers' Choice Award
2023 Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards
Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2023
2022 Travelers' Choice
2022 Trip Advisor Travelers Choice Hotel

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