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Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel, Itaewon

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Hypo-allergenic bedding, Select Comfort beds, minibar, in-room safe
Hypo-allergenic bedding, Select Comfort beds, minibar, in-room safe
Hypo-allergenic bedding, Select Comfort beds, minibar, in-room safe
Hypo-allergenic bedding, Select Comfort beds, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel, Itaewon

Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel, Itaewon

3.5 out of 5

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
140-893, Seoul, Seoul, 221, Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNamsan Park13 min walk
  • Popular LocationNational Theater of Korea2 min drive
  • Popular LocationU.S. Army Garrison Yongsan2 min drive
  • AirportSeoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.)54 min drive

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About this area


Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel, Itaewon is located in Yongsan-gu, a neighborhood in Seoul, and is in the city center and on the riverwalk. Heunginjimun and Namsangol Hanok Village are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Myeongdong Street and Haengjusanseong Fortress. Namsan Cable Car and SM Entertainment Communication Center are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Itaewon Station is 5 minutes by foot and Hangangjin Station is 10 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Namsan Park - 13 min walk
  • National Theater of Korea - 2 min drive
  • U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan - 2 min drive
  • N Seoul Tower - 3 min drive
  • National Museum of Korea - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Itaewon Station - 5 min walk
  • Haengsin Station - 19 min drive
  • Incheon Intl. Airport (ICN) - 54 min drive


  • Godiva – Coffee shop with a bar. Open daily.
  • Saboten – Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.

About this property

Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel, Itaewon

Riverwalk Seoul hotel in Yongsan-gu with restaurant
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a nightclub, and a fitness center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a 24-hour business center, and a conference center are onsite. All 130 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. Conveniences include living rooms and dining areas, and guests will appreciate thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes.
Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel, Itaewon offers 130 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms. Beds feature Select Comfort mattresses. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (surcharge)
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: KRW 15730 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Nightclub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center
  • Meeting room


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Portable fan
  • Select Comfort bed


  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper


  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Dining room
  • Electric kettle
  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Mini-fridge
  • Minibar


  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - noon
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 20


Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Shuttle services

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for KRW 30250.0 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: KRW 15730 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: KRW 30250.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, and JCB International; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This property enforces a strict dress code for Club MADE.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Property is also known as

Boutique Hotel Itaewon
Hotel IP
Hotel Itaewon
IP Boutique
IP Boutique Hotel
IP Boutique Hotel Itaewon
IP Boutique Itaewon
IP Hotel Itaewon
Itaewon Boutique Hotel
Itaewon IP Boutique Hotel
Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel Itaewon
Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel
Imperial Palace Boutique Itaewon
Imperial Palace Boutique
Imperial Hotel, Itaewon Seoul
Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel, Itaewon Hotel
Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel, Itaewon Seoul
Imperial Palace Boutique Hotel, Itaewon Hotel Seoul

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Overall score and ratings


Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 335 out of 991 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 404 out of 991 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 166 out of 991 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 50 out of 991 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 36 out of 991 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean and very cute hotel at the heart of Itaewon
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Liked—The staff were very nice and friendly. They helped us with luggage storage before checking in. The rooms were “clean” and had everything that we needed. Didn’t Like—The rooms definitely need renovation. The walls, furniture, and carpet had visible wear and damage. The carpet was full of stains :/ (What kind of stains? I don’t know.) Even though the bedroom had two separate beds, the bathroom was all one big glass room, which made it a bit uncomfortable. There was a curtain available to close, but if you wanted to leave the room while the person was using the bathroom, you couldn’t, unless you wanted to see them nude or doing their business. Lastly the room was small, this is in comparison to other similar hotels and to the pictures they had online. (Though I know hotels try to make their rooms appear bigger than what it actually is.)
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A touch of luxury
Modern, spacious, very bright, clean and quiet room. Great location. Friendly staff. Coffee machine in the room, great wifi, spacious desk, ambient lighting, very comfortable bed. The only drawback: The shower hangs down very low. I am about 180 cm tall (5'9) and couldn't comfortably shower because I kept hitting my head. Otherwise perfect.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Not what we expected...
The outside and lobby look so cool! My friend and I were very excited when we walked into the lobby - the decor was so unique and colorful. The check in process was easy and the front desk personnel were very nice. It was the cleanliness of our room that was unpleasant, so much so that we checked out a day early and went to a different hotel. There were stains all over the bedding, floor and what looked like dried vomit on the bathroom glass. If it weren’t for the weird stains, this would have been a lovely place to stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021