Hotel La Casa Seoul, Gangnam Style

Hotel Mia Casa Gangnam Seoul
Entry to Hotel Mia Casa Gangnam Seoul

Tucked into the top corner of trendy Sinsadong-Gurosi-gil is the hands-down winning Hotel La Casa Seoul. For those of your familiar with the Rhineland, it smacks a bit like Berlin’s Michelburger Hotel; distinctively homely, with books lining the walls, planters growing over the doorways, and Scandinavian touches of exposed wood and brushed silver lamps.

Hotel Mia Casa
Hotel Mia Casa bookshelves

Entering the foyer feels like you’ve arrived into your ideal pad after the long journey from Insadong airport. The hotel has 61 rooms ranging from the basic but comfortable Deluxe Double, and larger Business Double with higher ceilings and room to rest your port.

Hotel Mia Casa double rooms
Hotel Mia Casa double rooms

The rooms sport iconic French skincare Caudalie, freshly coloured bedspreads, and a view of Autumnal parklands outside.

Caudalie products at Hotel Mia Casa Gangnam Seoul
Caudalie products at Hotel Mia Casa Gangnam Seoul

On the 4th floor the larger suites are more suitable for the luxury traveller needing some room to spread out their purchases from some seriously good shopping down the road at institutions like Aland , Radio Eyes, and more. For those wanting a spot to throw a party or host a private event the top floor atrium is available with full dinner table which can be catered for externally or from the La Casa restaurant downstairs which boasts a mean burger and fries.

Hotel Mia Casa reception
Hotel Mia Casa reception

But really, if you need a meal head down to the divine Allo Paper Cafe for brunch, a great flat white, or a mean Korean BBQ at Psy’s mom’s restaurant Kuai 19.

Good beans. Psy's Mums restaurant

For those needing work it off, the gym on the second floor has ample apparatus’ to choose from, or it’s a short run down to the Hermes Dorean Park (named so for the huge Hermes hut dwarfing the maple trees). Group running is big here in Seoul so if you need a pair of new runners head to the unmarked Nike store around the corner. Seoul doesn’t have a tonne of great hotels, (see our review of Hotel The Designers and The Shilla can be yours too for a higher price point). So if you’re looking for an easy, uncomplicated, quite stunning stay Mia Casa is it.   Oh and don’t forget to pop next door to check out the Everyday Casa store where you can find knick backs and local finds to put in your already bursting suitcase.

As much for the location as the peaceful interiors, we’d recommend La Casa highly. Helpful staff, a good vibe, and the perfect place to rest your head and soul.
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Hotel La Casa
Address: 527-2 Sinsa-Dong Gangnam-Gu Seoul 527-2
Telephone: 82-2-546-0088


Eloise loves unpacking when she gets to a hotel, finding the best coffee shop at any destination, and that first G&T on the plane.

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