Located next to Hongik Arts University in the Hongdae district of Seoul, Ryse Hotel is housed in a modern skyscraper that also serves as an art gallery, retail space and home to San Franciscan café import Tartine. The hotel is designed with an artistic clientele in mind: Each of its 272 rooms displays art by neighborhood artists, and more than a dozen suites are customized with additional spaces that serve the needs of visiting professionals. On the 15th floor, the rooftop Side Note Club serves up cocktails with views across the city, while hotel restaurant Long Chim specializes in elegant dishes inspired by Thai street food. Ryse Hotel 130 Yanghwa-ro Mapo-gu Seoul 04038 South Korea TwitterFacebookPinterest Related Stories Arts & Culture The Touch Hoshinoya Kyoto At the edge of Kyoto, a slow sailboat takes hotel guests downriver to a bygone world. Arts & Culture Design The Touch Arumjigi Culture Keepers Foundation Five millennia of Korea’s design history, distilled into a light-filled Seoul headquarters. Arts & Culture City Guide Issue 32 Hoshinoya Tokyo A modern ryokan. Arts & Culture Hotel St. George A new Helsinki hotel deeply rooted in the arts. Arts & Culture City Guide Post Poetics An independent art books specialist in Eastern Seoul. Arts & Culture City Guide Korea Furniture Museum A private furniture museum in the northern quarters of Seoul.