Mondrian Seoul Itaewon: Checking In
Are you visiting Seoul and are looking for a hotel with luxurious amenities, indulgent dining, and a central location in Itaewon? Mondrian Seoul Itaewon checks all of these boxes. I recently had the opportunity to stay at this wonderful hotel and absolutely loved my experience.
About Mondrian Seoul Itaewon
Mondrian Seoul is located in the central Itaewon area of Seoul making it a convenient base point for a trip to Seoul. The hotel has 296 rooms, an indoor and outdoor pool, 24/7 fitness facilities, as well as a wealth of options for food and drink connoisseurs.
Mondrian Hotels combine groundbreaking design with state-of-the-art dining options at the heart of the most exciting cultural scenes in the world. The hotel chain currently counts eight properties globally with new hotels opening soon in Hoi An, Dubai, Singapore, and other locations.
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How to get to Mondrian Seoul Itaewon
Address: 23, Jangmun-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
From Incheon International Airport
Mondrian Seoul Itaewon is located 63 kilometers from the Incheon International airport and it takes about an hour by local taxi.
From Gimpo International Airport
The hotel is located 26 kilometers from the Gimpo International airport and takes about 30minutes by local taxi. You can also take subway line 9 to Express Bus Terminal Station and take bus no. 143 to the hotel.
From Yongsan Station
Yongsan Station is 3.5 kilometers from the hotel and takes about 10 minutes by local taxi.
Rooms at a Glance
During my stay at Mondrian Seoul Itaewon, I stayed in their Standard King Room. Despite its cozy size of 22 m², the room offered a comfortable atmosphere with a view of the altitude pool.
Just like most rooms of this kind, it was equipped with air conditioning, a tea/coffee maker, and bathrobes.
Extra-long beds of over 2 meters are perfect for taller guests. The in-room Nespresso coffee maker and variety of capsules was a nice touch and got us energized after a swim in the pool.
Excellent room service options are available.
Epice offers local delicacies and gourmet Vietnamese cuisine. This is also the place where the extensive breakfast buffet is served every morning.
RESTAURANTS AND DINING
There are eight onsite restaurants and bars for guests to enjoy at Seoul Mondrian Itaewon. My favorites were the Mediterranean restaurant Cleo, the Blind Spot bar on the first floor, as well as the Privilege rooftop bar.
Enjoy unique experiences that combine the very best of local culture and international flavor. – Mondrian Seoul Itaewon
If you’re looking for Mediterranean flavors with a modern twist, reserve a table at Cleo! Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or an indulgent dinner, Cleo has got it all. Choose between classic Mediterranean dishes with a contemporary touch.
This isn’t just your typical lobby bar. Blind Spot serves seasonal beverages and afternoon tea during the day and signature cocktails at night. It’s the perfect place to grab a drink while you wait for the check-in or hang out with friends before hitting a club later in the evening.
Probably the hottest new rooftop bar in Seoul, Privilege Bar isn’t playing games. Sit inside and watch the professional bartenders work their magic in front of the tall liquor assortment or sit outside and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Seoul; all while sipping on the finest cocktails in town. The choice is yours – you won’t be disappointed.
INDOOR SWIMMING POOL
What I also love about the Mondrian is that you have the choice between hitting the indoor pool and the outdoor pool.
The indoor swimming pool is has a maximum length of 25 meters and a depth of 1.3 to 1.5 meters – ideal for beginner and professional swimmers alike. There is also a jacuzzi if you just want to rest and relax. The vibrant music and large digital screen create a fun environment.
Right next to the indoor pool is a large fitness center equipped with Technogym’s state-of-the-art cardiovascular and free weight equipment. You can also take personal training lessons with a professional trainer.
The Altitude Pool & Lounge is already one of the hottest outdoor pools in Seoul. The eye-catching open water tank is the perfect place to take fun summer shots for Instagram. Guests can also hang out and relax on daybeds and comfortable sofas overlooking the pool.
Enjoyed a dedicated poolside service or grab some food and signature cocktails at the lounge.
Come and Stay at Mondrian Seoul Itaewon
If you are looking for a luxurious city stay in an urban and luxurious atmosphere, Mondrian Seoul Itaewon will not disappoint. The central location, fun outdoor pool as well as the excellent dining options are the perfect combination for a relaxing getaway.
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