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Enjoy a variety of accommodation options of top-class hotels, traditional Hanok houses, affordable guesthouses, and "Goodstay" motels recommended by the Korea Tourism Organization.

  • Hotels
  • In Korea, there are a number of options for hotels from business hotels to resort hotels. A standard double room of
    a five-star hotel usually costs approximately 200,000-400,000 KRW (use of extra services and facilities not included)
    and that of a four-star hotel costs 100,000-150,000 KRW though prices may vary depending on the season and location.
    They usually have a fitness center, sauna, business center, restaurants and cafes. 10% VAT and 10% service charges are usually added to the costs.

    WFSICCM Seoul 2015 has secured accommodation around the congress venue, offering special rates for accommodation. Depending on the availability of rooms, rooms will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. For make a reservation, click here.

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  • Hanok Stay
  • Hanok is a plain and nature-friendly traditional Korean house. Hanok stay would be a good opportunity to experience traditional Korean lifestyle and its unique culture. The traditional houses available for hanok stays are decades to hundreds
    of years old which still retain traditional Korean style and sentiment though they have been somewhat renovated for
    the convenience and safety of its guests. Additionally some houses offer various programs for guests to experience Korean culture, including tea ceremonies, pottery making, Kim-chi making and traditional Korean folk games. Simple meals are usually available at an extra charge.

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  • Guesthouses
  • Guesthouses are an inexpensive accommodation option that allows guests to meet other foreign tourists. Many guesthouses are remodeled family homes (generally with a shared kitchen and shared bathrooms) and are nearby downtown areas and tourist destinations. The price for one night is usually around 20,000-30,000 KRW.
    As guesthouses are generally seen as a budget option, services and facilities offered may vary from place to place.

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  • Temple Stay
  • Temple Stay is a cultural experience program designed to enhance the public’s understanding of Korean Buddhism. Therefore, it is open to everyone regardless of religious belief. A typical temple stay program entails an overnight stay at
    a Buddhist temple, and participation in such Buddhist rituals as yebul (ceremonial service), chamseon (Zen meditation),
    and barugongyang (monastic meal). Other activities may include dado (tea ceremony) with monks, outdoor meditation,
    lotus lantern and prayer bead crafts, painting, folk games, hiking, etc.

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    If you wish to travel in Korea within a limited budget, motels or guesthouses with
    the Goodstay logo awarded by the Korea Tourism Organization will help you find reliable and affordable accommodation. Only those whose facilities and management meet the high standard can receive the Goodstay endorsement. To date, over 180 establishments nationwide have received the Goodstay seal of approval, ensuring everyone from backpackers to business travelers has a delightful stay in Korea.

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