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Poolvilla K
3 out of 5
183, Jillihaebyeon-gil, Sacheon-myeon, Gangneung, Gangwon
The price is $143 per night
7.83 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (39 reviews)

"This pension is not at all what we expected. Whoever they have photoshop their pictures is very talented. The rooms are very small and not family friendly. There is a loft area above with wooden beams that a toddler could easily fall through. My husband had to stay with my toddler 24/7 just to make ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Poolvilla K
Hotel NOVEMBER
3.5 out of 5
16-1, Yeongjin 4-gil, Yeongok-myeon, Gangneung, Gangwon
The price is $171 per night
9.29 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (277 reviews)

"Good service and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2019

Hotel NOVEMBER
Hotel Yeogiuhtte Gyeongpo
2.5 out of 5
13-9, Haean-ro, 406 beon-gil, Gangneung, Gangwon
The price is $60 per night
5.6 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (168 reviews)
Great beach/lake stay!

"Great hotel about a block sandwiched between the lake and the beach. Comfortable beds, good English TV channel options, complimentary breakfast and drink machine. Friendly staff. We really enjoyed our stay here with our 2 children. Lots of food options and convenience stores nearby. Would stay ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2018

Hotel Yeogiuhtte Gyeongpo
Sun Cruise Resort and Yacht
4 out of 5
950-39, Heonhwa-ro, Gangdong-myeon, Gangneung, Gangwon
The price is $108 per night
10.72 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,212 reviews)

"This place was simply amazing! I would highly recommend it. Will be going back again soon."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Sun Cruise Resort and Yacht
HOTEL TOPS 10
4 out of 5
455-34, Heonhwa-ro Okgye-myeon, Gangneung, Gangwon
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $149 per night
12.28 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (385 reviews)

"Property did not exceed my expectations. However it provided sufficient level of comfort."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

HOTEL TOPS 10
Gangneung Sea Sky Hotel
3.5 out of 5
59, Jumun-ro, Jumunjin-eup, Gangneung, Gangwon
The price is $92 per night
10.9 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (48 reviews)
수영장이 아쉬워요

"다좋은데 수영장이 코로나때문에 오픈을못하여 아쉬웠네요 수영복도 챙겨갔는데 ㅜㅜ"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Gangneung Sea Sky Hotel
Hi Ocean Hotel Gyeongpo
3 out of 5
30-5, Gyeongpo-ro 463beon-gil, Gangneung, Gangwon
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $75 per night
5.58 mi from city center
Hi Ocean Hotel Gyeongpo
AVVIO Hotel
3.5 out of 5
229, Changhae-ro, Gangneung, Gangwon
The price is $106 per night
5.45 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (165 reviews)

"Very clean and great ocean view. Looks like it was just recently built."…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2019

AVVIO Hotel
Sah' Chun' ae pension
3.5 out of 5
264-4 Sacheonjin-ri, Sacheon-myeon, Gangneung, Gangwon
The price is $178 per night
7.66 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (77 reviews)
Very Friendly

"Very nice hotel near Gangneung which on average cost about 14,000-18,000 won for a taxi to the train station. It’s about a 2min walk to the beach. The staff was very friendly and spoke a few English words. They were so nice and called a taxi for us back to Gangneung train station. Highly recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Sah' Chun' ae pension
Louis Hotel
2.5 out of 5
11-1, Okga-ro 50beon-gil, Gangneung, Gangwon-do
The price is $38 per night
3.17 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (43 reviews)

"Great value for the price. Walking didtance from the train station and central market place."…"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2019

Louis Hotel
Gyeongpo Soo Hotel
2.5 out of 5
439, Changhae-ro, Gangneung, Gangwon
The price is $63 per night
5.64 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (153 reviews)

"Clean and cozy"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Gyeongpo Soo Hotel
Gyeongpoen Pension
3 out of 5
113-6, Jeodonggol-gil, Gangneung, Gangwon
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $68 per night
5.33 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)

"신축이라 깔끔하고 좋았어요. 밥상이 없던건 아쉬웠고 (달라고 말씀은 안드리고 그냥 먹었어요) 침구류도 깔끔했어요."…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2020

Gyeongpoen Pension
SEAMARQ Hotel
5 out of 5
2, Haean-ro 406beon-gil, Gangneung
The price is $512 per night
5.6 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (434 reviews)

"Ocean view in the room was fantastic. My parents loved spa because the water was very clean and made the skin shiny with rich sea water."…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

SEAMARQ Hotel
Hotel EAST9
3 out of 5
8-6, Gyodonggwangjang-ro 100beon-gil, Gangneung, Gangwon
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night
2.55 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (126 reviews)
It's new, but what happens later ...?

"The Good: front desk staff very polite and helpful, hotel is new and therefore in good shape and still clean, walking distance to a variety of Restaurants The Bad: very lazy room cleaning, rooms not cleaned up at 5PM, sheets not changed even though requested, towels missing, every day there is something ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2018

Hotel EAST9
St. John's Hotel
4 out of 5
307, Changhae-ro, Gangneung-si, Gangneung, Gangwon
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $141 per night
5.43 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (1,540 reviews)

"Nice clean. Close to beach, restaurant and shops."…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

St. John's Hotel
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Visiting Gangneung

Visitors can enjoy all that Gangneung has to offer including the festivals, coffeehouses, and zoo. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its lakeside setting.

  • There are 163 hotels and other accommodations in Gangneung
  • The closest major airport is in Gangneung (KAG), 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Yangyang (YNY-Yangyang Intl.), 24.8 mi (40 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Gangneung

Cultural venues in the city include Daegwallyeong Museum, Ojukheon Municipal Museum, and Gangneung Culture and Art Center. Attractions like Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm and Gangneung Coastal Terraces are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for landmarks like Gangneung Seongyojang House, Gyeongpodae, and Heo Gyun and Heo Nanseolheon Memorial Park.

In Gangneung, you'll be able to select from 163 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. These are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hotel NOVEMBER - This 3.5-star hotel features a marina, free breakfast, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Hyundae Motel - Our customers like the helpful staff and room size at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk.
  • The HongC Hotel Gangneung - This 2.5-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk.

Getting Around Gangneung

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Jeongdongjin Station. Gangneung may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Gangneung

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 55°F during the day and 25°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 76°F, while the average at night is 41°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 81°F with nighttime averages of 57°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 70°F and nighttime averages of 29°F
  • Gangneung gets about 0.91 inches of rain per year
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 79°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 28°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Gangneung?
Gyeongpoen Pension is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star pension offers free WiFi and free parking. Reviews from our site also recommend Ravine House and Hotel NOVEMBER as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Gangneung, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get top deals in Gangneung.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Gangneung?
To access more information about updating your trip to Gangneung or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Gangneung?
Gyeongpo Soo Hotel is a hotel with free parking and laundry facilities, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your family trip include Hong C Hotel Gangneung Station and Sun Cruise Resort and Yacht. Attractions like Daegwallyeong Sheep Farm and Jeongdong-simgok Badabuchae-gil Trail are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to Gangneung?
Sun Cruise Resort and Yacht is a favorite 4-star resort for couples, and features satellite TV and a private beach. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Hotel NOVEMBER.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Gangneung?
Starrynights is a top dog-friendly guesthouse, and offers in-room kitchenettes for its human guests.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Jeongdongjin Beach?
Adjacent to Jeongdongjin Beach, Chunja Guesthouse - Hostel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices within a short distance include Sun Cruise Resort and Yacht and If Guesthouse - Hostel.
What about the best place to stay close to Anmok Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hotel Herren-Haus, located next to Anmok Beach, and this 3-star hotel offers free WiFi and free valet parking. GN Guesthouse Coffeemarina - Hostel, located just 0.3 mi (0.5 km) away, is another good option for your stay.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Gangneung?
Gyeongpoen Pension is a top 4-star beachfront resort with a seasonal outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your beach trip include Hong C Hotel Gangneung Station and Haslla Art World Museum Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Anmok Beach or Jeongdongjin Beach.
What's the best high-end hotel in Gangneung?
SEAMARQ Hotel is a 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the slopes in Gangneung?
Based on our travel data, Hong C Hotel Gangneung Station is a top hotel for skiing, and features free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Gyeongpodae The Hotel Business is another good choice for your winter getaway. Enjoy the skiing and snowboarding by visiting Yongpyong Ski Resort or Alpensia Ski Resort.
What are some accommodations with pools in Gangneung?
Sun Cruise Resort and Yacht is a popular 4-star resort featuring a seasonal outdoor pool, a private beach, and a restaurant. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Lime Beach Pension and SEAMARQ Hotel.

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