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. 

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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. 

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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.

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