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Best Hotels for a Weekend Trip to Jeonju from $34

History and tradition reign supreme in Jeonju, which has quickly garnered a reputation for its hanoks, classic Korean houses interweaved by cobblestone lanes. Lovers of bibimbap can find some of the best restaurants within the local dish’s birthplace, while the art-infused Jaman Village showcases intricate murals on the sides of galleries and boutiques.

With more than 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve explored Jeonju’s hanoks, burgeoning street-food scene and chic terrace cafes while discovering the best hotels for an unforgettable weekend away. Don’t be fooled by their affordability. These stylish enclaves boast old-world royal vibes and modern influences, ensuring comfort, heritage and convenience.

GaEunChae Hanok Stay

Immerse yourself in the history of Jeonju while enjoying traditional architecture, decor and service at GaEunChae Hanok Stay. The cosy hotel is nestled in the city’s eastern suburbs, surrounded by family-run restaurants and is within easy walking distance of the famed Jeonju Hanok Village.

The rooms are ideal for those seeking modest and enriching lodgings, adorned with timber finishings, high angular ceilings and rice paper sliding doors. They also have contemporary in-room entertainment, such as flat-screen TVs, along with mini fridges and air conditioning. Certain rooms offer more space for families with loft-style sleeping areas. Forget about Western bedding; you’ll be sleeping on traditional tatami mats. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • Traditional architecture and decor in a historic hanok.
  • Has a family-friendly setting and rooms with multiple sleeping areas.
  • Welcoming owners.

Star Rating: 2*
Price: USD 36 – USD 98
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: 68-13, Hanji-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Roni Tourist Hotel

Roni Tourist Hotel
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Those seeking more Western-style amenities and furnishings might prefer staying at Roni Tourist Hotel, which has a variety of contemporary rooms boasting plush bedding, rain-style showers, flat-screen TVs and work desks. Some rooms also add private balconies, while the more traditional rooms have low tables and mat seating.

Start your day off with a mix of Korean and Western delicacies at the hotel’s breakfast buffet. The restaurant also serves lunch and dinner, while the on-site bar on the 4th floor is perfect for an evening beer, wine or cocktail. Not one to shy away from comfort, the hotel also offers bathrobes and slippers in its tiled bathrooms. 

Hotel Highlights

  • About a five-minute drive from Jeonju City Hall.
  • Attentive and welcoming staff according to HotelsCombined visitors.
  • The open-air terrace with city views at the 4th-floor bar.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 46 – USD 123
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: 74-50, Jeonjugaeksa 4-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

RAMADA Jeonju

RAMADA Jeonju
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Rest easy with the RAMADA brand’s world-renowned service, luxury and comfort at RAMADA Jeonju, which sets a high standard with its all-day dining restaurant, Daps, and a laid-back rooftop bar with panoramic city vistas. The hotel also caters to business travellers with the hi-tech Business Center and also boasts a well-equipped fitness centre with machines and free weights.

Accommodation ranges from Superior and Executive rooms to the opulent Suites. The Superior Rooms cater to smaller budgets, yet feature goose-down bedding, king-size beds, work desks and flat-screen TVs. The Executive rooms include the option of a traditional futon bed in the Executive Ondol, while the Suites offers luxe extras like separate living rooms and baths. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • Boasts a range of accommodation to suit a variety of budgets.
  • On-site facilities cater to business and leisure travellers.
  • Surrounded by galleries, theatres, bars and restaurants.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 78 – USD 299
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: 227, Paldal-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Jazz Around Hotel

A modern holiday oasis east of Jeonju, Jazz Around Hotel has earned the praise of HotelsCombined visitors for its exceptional bedding in its Deluxe rooms and stylish Suites. The Deluxe Studio stands out with its adjoining kitchenette and living and dining area, while the Royal Suite is revered for its private balcony, deep-soaking bath, kitchenette and leather lounges.

Adorned with works by famous artists, Z Gallery Restaurant serves a delectable breakfast every morning in a sophisticated and relaxed setting. Caffe Bene, meanwhile, is popular for its naturally-grown coffee beans and light snacks. Business travellers also have access to a 20-person Seminar Room and can stay in the Business Suite with separate lounge, 50-inch flat-screen TV and bath. 

Hotel Highlights

  • Bottled water, Wi-Fi and goose down bedding included in every room.
  • Located in a quiet suburban area.
  • The coffee at Caffe Bene is hand-dripped and served in various flavours.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 81 – USD 141
Guest Rating: 8.5
Address: 182, Jeongeonsin-ro, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Bu Kyung Dang

The old-world charm at Bu Kyung Dang is almost overpowering, from the pebbled courtyards with flowering gardens to the timber hanoks housing cosy guest rooms. The latter come with flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, modern bathrooms and complimentary toiletries. Certain rooms also have low timber tables and mat seating.

Wooden hallways lead between the rooms and reveal a small kitchen tucked away in the corner that dishes up a tasty buffet breakfast. Along with being about 400 metres from the Jeonju Hanok Village, the hotel offers easy access to the Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum and Jeonju Crafts Exhibition Halls. 

Hotel Highlights

  • Features numerous hanoks with traditional accommodation.
  • Offers a tranquil oasis with gardened courtyards and timber and brick buildings.
  • A short walk from restaurants and bars.

Star Rating: 2*
Price: USD 36 – USD 58
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 23-4, Pungnam-dong 3-ga, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Happiness Full Hanok GuestHouse

Happiness Full Hanok GuestHouse draws you in with its arched timber gate and stone walls, which lead into a gardened courtyard adorned with stepping stones, native plants and a small pond. The traditional hanok captures the magic of Jeonju’s storied past and features modest rooms with futon bedding, air conditioning, flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms.

Certain rooms also come with small dining rooms with low timber tables, mat seating, coffee and tea facilities, microwaves and mini fridges. Nestled near a peaceful river, the hotel is a short walk from the historic Pungnammun Gate, Hanok Village Confucian Scholar Cultural Center and the traditional buildings within Jeonju Hanok Village.

Hotel Highlights 

  • A traditional hanok with affordable and authentic accommodation.
  • Surrounded by numerous attractions and other hanoks.
  • Allows you to embrace the historic cultural practices of Jeonju.

Star Rating: 2*
Price: USD 34 – USD 67
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 64-3, Jeonjucheondong-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Dukmanjae

Dukmanjae
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Part of the city’s beloved hanok accommodation, Dukmanjae is ideal for budget travellers visiting Jeonju. The rooms are configured in double, twin, triple and quadruple options, catering to a range of travellers. They’re also housed in classic hanoks with timber doors, high ceilings and exposed rafters. Every room comes with heated flooring, air conditioning, cable TV, a fridge, futon beds and a sitting area.

Along with baggage storage and laundry facilities, the hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout and convenient access to nearby public parking. You’ll find some of Jeonju’s most popular attractions nearby, such as Jeonbuk Art Hall, Jeonju Hanok Village and the Hanok Village Confucian Scholar Cultural Center. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • Old-world accommodation with traditional furnishings and modern comforts.
  • A sunlit and pebbled courtyard with seating and gardens.
  • All the rooms are connected by a covered timber walkway and have private bathrooms.

Star Rating: 2*
Price: USD 34 – USD 92
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: 15-6, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Benikea Jeonju Hansung Hotel

Benikea Jeonju Hasung Hotel expertly blends classic and contemporary styles in its comfortable rooms with timber furnishings, including double and single beds, sitting areas, mini fridges and flat-screen TVs. Certain rooms cater more to the traditional side with mat seating.

The hotel’s lobby pays homage to the city’s history and art culture, showcasing a range of exhibits, including sculptures, paintings and photography. Along with a flexible banquet/meeting room, Benikea Jeonju Hasung Hotel has an on-site restaurant serving crafted meals using local produce. 

Hotel Highlights

  • Close to a variety of eateries, including Western, local and European options.
  • About 10 minutes’ walk from the prominent Jeondong Catholic Church.
  • Serves a buffet breakfast every morning.

Star Rating: 2*
Price: USD 48 – USD 140
Guest Rating: 7
Address: 43-3, Jeonjugaeksa 5-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Opera 21 Hotel

Comfort and convenience abound at the budget-friendly Opera 21 Hotel, which offers a Western atmosphere on the city’s eastern reaches. The tech-savvy hotel has a fast check-in process and complimentary Wi-Fi in all areas. It also makes your stay easier with a concierge, 24-hour reception, luggage storage and dry cleaning service.

You can choose from a variety of rooms to suit your needs, whether you’re seeking traditional furnishings, such as futon bedding, or Western-style double beds. All of the rooms come with work desks, tea and coffee facilities, flat-screen TVs and bathrobes. However, you’ll find more space in the Deluxe Family room with its two double beds, separate seating area, deep-soaking bath and desk with two computers. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • The bath, rain shower and two single beds in the affordable Twin room.
  • Exposed brick walls and timber furnishings give the rooms character.
  • In-room technology, such as computers and flat-screen TVs.

Star Rating: 2*
Price: USD 66 – USD 140
Guest Rating: 7.8
Address: 186, Jeongeonsin-ro, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

The Classic Hotel Jeonju

The Classic Hotel Jeonju
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Despite its name, The Classic Hotel Jeonju is a modern enclave with contemporary furnishings and Western-inspired facilities. The on-site business centre is perfect for working on the go with its high-speed Wi-Fi, newspapers and tea service. Visit The Classic Cafe for light snacks and refreshments or venture up to Sky Lounge to champagne and beer alongside city views from the 8th floor.

Accommodation ranges from the cosy Deluxe Room with a queen-size bed and bath to the opulent penthouses with extra luxuries like separate lounges, in-room Jacuzzis, four-poster beds and private pools. Premier rooms offer an appealing middle ground, such as the Korean Garden with a private timber deck and gardens. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • The Jacuzzi, Bali-style decor, four-poster bed, private deck and personal desk in the Royal Penthouse.
  • Cotton bathrobes, fresh coffee, Smart TVs and bidets included in every room.
  • Has an outdoor banquet hall with a skydome roof.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 84 – USD 826
Guest Rating: 8.6
Address: 21-19, Ogong-ro, Iseo-myeon, Jeonju, South Korea

Jeonju Skylove Hanok Stay

Jeonju Skylove Hanok Stay is a classic guesthouse in the heart of Jeonju’s sightseeing neighbourhood, a short walk from Jeonbuk Art Hall, the Hanok Village Confucian Scholar Cultural Center and Jeonju Hanok Village. When you enter the hotel, you’ll encounter a tranquil garden courtyard with lush plants and sitting areas.

Stepping stones lead past the hanoks, which offer affordable lodging with flat-screen TVs, futon beds and modern bathrooms. The larger rooms are better for families with additional loft-style sleeping areas and skylights. All of the rooms have air conditioning and access to complimentary Wi-Fi. Don’t forget to indulge in light bites at the on-site cafe. 

Hotel Highlights

  • Modern hanok accommodation with large rooms for families.
  • Has a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.
  • Easy access to local restaurants and cafes.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 42 – USD 116
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: 33-11, Dongmun-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Jeonju Yeonghwa Hotel

Take advantage of the range of alluring on-site facilities at Jeonju Yeonghwa Hotel, where filmmakers have donated thousands of films, books and magazines to the on-site Library. The enormous library is part of the hotel’s relaxed cafe, which serves seasonal local fare and has well-trained baristas. Visit the Sky Garden on the 10th floor to rest among verdant plants while admiring the city skyline.

The rooms have been furnished in a contemporary style comprising work desks, lounge seating, LED TVs and heavenly beds. The Single and Twin offer affordable accommodation, while the Deluxe Twin utilises its extra space with a seating area and oversized bathroom. Book the Suite for two double beds. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • All the rooms include a daily
  • Has an 80-person Convention Hall and three flexible meeting rooms.
  • The café often hosts old-time film screenings on 35-millimetre projectors.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 75 – USD 151
Guest Rating: 8.2
Address: 28-27, Jeonjugaeksa 2-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Becky Guesthouse

Nestled across the road from Jeonju Hanok Village, Becky Guesthouse offers a range of sunlit guesthouses with timber furnishings, futons, tea and coffee and concrete bathrooms. The flatbeds are reminiscent of traditional Korean living, while the sitting areas include mats and tea trays.

Large groups can book rooms with bunk beds and double beds, and certain rooms include wide windows overlooking the hotel. The hotel also functions as a prominent art gallery, boasting a wealth of contemporary creations within its halls, including sculptures, drawings and paintings. It also hosts temporary exhibitions throughout the year. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • Has its own on-site gallery showcasing local artwork.
  • Modern hanoks with traditional furnishings and decor.
  • A short walk from the Jeonju Hanok Living Experience Center and Jeonbuk Art Hall.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 46 – USD 107
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: 94-6 Eojin-Gil Wansan-Gu, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Hotel Barahan

Hotel Barahan
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The boutique Hotel Barahan complements its spacious and stylish rooms with a convenient location close to the Jeonju Hanji Museum, Jeonju Stadium and Jeonju Hanok Village. All of the rooms feature LED TVs, luxe bathroom amenities, bottled water and complimentary breakfast.

Certain rooms amp up the luxury with in-room spa baths and separate living rooms, while all guests can enjoy the outdoor Jacuzzi nestled under an umbrella. The sophisticated hotel also offers an apartment-style residence with its own living and dining room and second-storey bedrooms connected to a Jacuzzi overlooking the city. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • About a five-minute walk from the Jeonju Bus Terminal.
  • A variety of accommodation with some of the most luxurious facilities in Jeonju.
  • Has a swimming pool and Jacuzzi.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 66 – USD 141
Guest Rating: No Rating
Address: 17-5, Yongsan 2-gil, Deokjin-gu, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Yihua Hotel Jeonju

Yihua Hotel Jeonju is dedicated to ensuring a comfortable stay for all its guests, offering soothing wood finishes and upmarket bedding. The Standard rooms include twin and double bedding configurations, as well as a Korean-style room with futons, mini fridge and a flat-screen TV. Upgrade to the Suite Korean for an additional sitting room.

Located in Jeonju Hanok Village, the hotel is surrounded by some of the city’s best historical attractions, as well as family-run eateries and cafes. You’ll also find theatres, parks and art galleries nearby. 

Hotel Highlights

  • Located within a five-minute walk from Jeonju Film Street and the Pungnammun Gate.
  • A mix of modern Western and Korean-style rooms.
  • The double bed, single bed and relaxing wood tones in the Deluxe Twin.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 109 – USD 203
Guest Rating: 7.5
Address: 76, Jeollagamyeong-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, South Korea

Hotel Location

How Will You Spend Your Weekend Away?

Jeonju invites you to embrace its age-old traditions and rich history by exploring its ancient areas and local restaurants, theatres, galleries and parks. From traditional hanoks to Westernised hotels and family-run boutiques, Jeonju provides a range of accommodation for those seeking true immersion or home comforts.

Where do you want to stay in Jeonju? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Ben Stower

I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.

Ben Stower
I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.
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