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Hotel Unique by Foret

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Deluxe Twin Room | Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
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Deluxe Twin Room | Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Shower, free toiletries, hair dryer, slippers

Overview of Hotel Unique by Foret

Hotel Unique by Foret

3.0 star property
Dongdaemun-gu hotel in historical district
7.4 out of 10 Good
7.4/10 Good

99 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
#254-4, Imun-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Seoul, 130-080
Main amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Front desk safe
  • Water dispenser
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
For families
  • Fridge
  • Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Cable TV service
  • Limited housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Dongdaemun-gu
  • Korea University - 43 min walk
  • Dongdaemun Design Plaza - 7 min drive
  • Dongdaemun History and Culture Park - 7 min drive
  • Gwangjang Traditional Market - 8 min drive
  • Myeongdong Street - 9 min drive
  • Namsan Park - 9 min drive
  • Lotte Department Store - 9 min drive
  • Bukchon Hanok Village - 10 min drive
  • Gwanghwamun - 10 min drive
  • Gyeongbok Palace - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.) - 62 min drive
  • Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) - 63 min drive
  • Haengsin Station - 25 min drive
  • Anyang Station - 30 min drive
  • Sinimun Station - 10 min walk
  • Dolgoji Station - 14 min walk
  • Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Station - 15 min walk


  • Tous les Jours - 2 min walk
  • Pizza Hut - 3 min walk
  • Choi Secret Garden - 1 min walk
  • 낙지한마리 수제비 - 5 min walk
  • 마포갈매기 - 2 min walk

About this property

Hotel Unique by Foret

Hotel Unique by Foret puts you within a 10-minute drive of Dongdaemun History and Culture Park and Myeongdong Street. Also, Lotte World and Gyeongbok Palace are within a short drive. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff. Public transportation is only a short walk: Sinimun Station is 10 minutes and Dolgoji Station is 14 minutes.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese, Korean

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 80 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until midnight
  • Minimum check-in age – 19
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 19


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Water dispenser


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Grab bar near toilet

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance and local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Limited housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Hotel Unique Foret Seoul
Unique Business Hotel Seoul
Unique Business Seoul
Hotel Unique Foret
Unique Foret Seoul
Unique Foret
Hotel Unique by Foret Hotel
Hotel Unique by Foret Seoul
Hotel Unique by Foret Hotel Seoul

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Unique by Foret offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Unique by Foret does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Unique by Foret?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Unique by Foret?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Unique by Foret?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Hotel Unique by Foret.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Unique by Foret?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Hotel Unique by Foret?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Seven Luck Casino Millennium Seoul Hilton Branch (11-min drive) and Seven Luck Casino Seoul Gangnam Branch (11-min drive) are both nearby.
What's the area around Hotel Unique by Foret like?
Hotel Unique by Foret is a short 16-minute walk from Kyunghee University and 10 minutes' walk from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.







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10/10 Exceptional

Noorhaliddah, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

This hotel was not comfortable at all , there was no separate shower in the bathroom and the bed was very uncomfortable. Very hard mattress , even for Korea. Plus the towels were worn out and the sheets had old stains. On the plus side the location was nice and quite, close to small shops and about 800 meters from train station ( sinimun station, exit 1, about 8 min walk).
Bunny, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

The hotel is right by a bus stop or a 10 minute walk to Sinimun station (I recomend the station). We were able to check in using only English.
4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Convenient hotel
Easy to locate and travel via the train. With convenience stores nearby that opens till late. Staffs are friendly and welcoming. Overall hotel is satisfactory.
Tanya, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Great overall. Wishing the mattress more comfortable
10-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Clean and comfortable-Near subway
Pros: Price and easy subway access (8-10 min walk from Sinimun Station-line 1). Clean. Towels changed daily. Easy check-in (let me check in an hour early). They seem to allow you to leave your luggage behind if needed (saw plenty in the lobby area). Small cafe on the first floor, but also has lots of nearby convenience stores, restaurants, and cafes nearby. Cons: The room is very small, so not ideal for those with a lot of luggage (was not a problem for us). It was a bit hot in the winter, so you may have to ask to have the floor heating turned down in the room. *It is kind of out of the way from most tourist sites BUT this should not be a deternt because the subway is so close by and easy to maneuver to all the sites! Additional Info: The beds are somewhat firm which is standard for Korea, but some may not be used to it.
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8/10 Very good

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6/10 Good

Clean hotel
The room was clean and neat, however a bit too far from the city
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6/10 Good

Reasonable no thrills hotel
Upon arriving at the hotel it looked closed for refurbishment but it was actually open and it was obvious that the hotel had undergone some re-fitting. A couple of days and the lobby and Café took shape properly. The room provided was adequate (though small) as a base to explore Seoul but not for spending too much time in. With Metro Line 1 Sinimun station close by it took about an hour to get to most places of interest in Seoul. Local restaurants were worth exploring but language can be an issue, English is probably behind Japanese and Chinese but many have picture menus. Wi-Fi connectivity was an issue in our room with sporadic connection and loss of Internet routing. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful although English communication was quite difficult (Mandarin helped much better). All in all, for the price, a reasonable hotel to base a short stay on for independent travellers not wanting to use major hotel chains and who like exploring by foot and public transport.
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