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Jjimjilbang in Seoul

Traditional Korean Bathhouse

Jjimjilbang is a traditional Korean bathhouse in Seoul where you can not only unwind in quirky sauna rooms, but also spend the night at an affordable price. Open 24 hours a day, these establishments offer a range of beauty and detoxification treatments such as facials, body wraps, body scrubs, massages, nail and hair services.

Onsite facilities available at a typical jjimjilbang include gender-segregated bathhouses, hot tubs, snack bars, outdoor swimming pools, fitness clubs, golf ranges, and noraebang (karaoke rooms), as well as spacious sleeping quarters fitted with sleeping mats or bunk beds. Entry fees are usually priced between 6,000 and 8,000 won, making jjimjilbang an affordable stay option for backpackers and budget travellers. We have listed a few of the most popular Korean spas in Seoul below.

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Dragonhill Spa

Dragonhill Spa boasts eight floors of unique de-stressing zones and recreational facilities such as a movie theatre, fitness centre, arcade room, spa and sauna rooms, rooftop gardens and restaurants. A must visit in this popular jjimjilbang is the crystal sun salt room, which is said to help combat skin troubles, prevents osteoporosis, as well as treat menopausal disorder and menstrual irregularity.

  • Address: 40-713 Hangang-no 3-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
  • Tel: +822 792 0001
  • Price Range: 05:00 - 20:00 11,000 won (adult) & 6,000 won (child), 20:00 – 05:00 13,000 won (adult) & 6,000 won (child)
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Spa Lei

Located in Seoul’s Seochu district, Spa Lei caters to affluent women looking to relax after a long day in an exclusive setting. Located in the basement level of the Leimong Town building, this Korean bathhouse is a 10-minute walk from Sinsa Subway Station (Exit 5). Spa Lei comprises of an infra-red dry room, two massage rooms, several wellbeing tubs, as well as saltwater and freshwater swimming pools. Patrons can also make use of the jjimjilbang’s onsite internet cafe, DVD room, and powder rooms or shop for locally-designed jewellery and lingerie at the retail outlets.

  • Address: Leimong Town 8-22 Cresyn Building, Jamwon-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul
  • Tel: +822 545 4113
  • Price Range: 14,000 won for the first 12 hours, with subsequent 1,000 won per hour
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Silloam Hanjeungmak

Silloam Hanjeungmak

Accessible within a two-minute stroll away from Chungjeongno Subway Station (Seoul Subway Line 2 & 5, Exit 5), Silloam Hanjeungmak is a gender-segregated jjimjilbang that’s fitted with unique facilities for specific rejuvenation purposes. For example, the hard charcoal cold room helps to increase blood flow and enhance metabolism while the fire-based sauna removes toxins and wastes from the body, alleviating body-related illnesses such as neuralgia, arthritis, and backache. Silloam Hanjeungmak also offers spacious sleeping rooms with 400 beds for men and 300 beds for women.

  • Address: 128-104, Jungnim-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Tel: +822 364 7067
  • Price Range: 05:00 - 20:00 10,000 won (adult) & 7,000 won (child), 20:00-05:00 13,000 won (adult) & 9,000 won (child)
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The Spa in Garden 5

The Spa in Garden 5

The Spa in Garden 5 is one of the more upscale jjimjilbang centres in Seoul, offering sauna rooms in varying themes and temperatures, infrared radiation rooms, salt rooms, as well as a library, arcade centre, and internet café. Situated on the 10th floor, patrons can enjoy great views of the Garden 5 Complex’s lush garden atrium. The jjimjilbang also offers yoga classes, body scrubs and massage services that start at 13,000 won.

  • Address: Garden 5, 1o Chungmin-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
  • Tel: +822 404 2700
  • Price Range: 05:00 - 21:00 8,000 won (adult) & 6,000 won (child), 21:00 – 05:00 10,000 won (adult) & 7,000 won (child)
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Happy Day

Happy Day

Located in Gwangjin-gu, Happy Day offers both sports and traditional jjimjilbang amenities at very affordable rates. This seven-storey complex utilises water from a sulphur hot spring which is believed to help alleviate a number of illnesses. While Happy Day’s main charcoal sauna room is open to all, there is an exclusive women-only jjimjilbang on the 4th floor, and an all-natural aqua therapy pool on the rooftop. Patrons can also enjoy various sports activities such as rock-climbing and golf or savour Korean delicacies at the onsite restaurant and cafeteria.

  • Address: 38 Jayang-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul
  • Tel: +822 452 5656
  • Price Range: 05:00 - 20:00 8,000 won (adult) & 5,000 won (child), 20:00-05:00 10,000 won (adult) & 5,000 won (child)
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