List of hotels in North Korea

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This is a list of hotels in North Korea.

Name Image Information
Chongnyon Hotel Located in P'yongyang, the capital city of North Korea. It has 30 floors,[1] and opened in 1989.
Haebangsan Hotel This hotel has 95 rooms.
Haeju Hotel Haeju Hotel (5063726586).jpg
Janamsan Hotel Kaesong Janamsan Hotel Staff waving.jpg The Janamsan Hotel is a second class hotel open to foreign guests in Kaesong. It has 43 rooms, a book shop, billiards, a barber's, cinema, a banquet hall and a total of 4 restaurants.
Kaesong Folk Hotel North Korea-Kaesong Folk Hotel-Inside-01.jpg Opened in 1989 and is housed in 19 traditional hanok style courtyard houses, many of which date to the Joseon Dynasty and retain their original furnishings.[2] The complex has one hundred rooms.
Koryo Hotel Dprk-hotel-koryo.jpg The second largest operating hotel in North Korea.[3] The twin-towered building is 143 metres (469 ft) tall and contains 43 stories.[4][5][6] It was erected in 1985[6][7]
Ma Jon Hotel
Pothonggang Hotel Pothonggang Hotel.JPG This hotel has 160 rooms.
Ryanggang Hotel Ryanggang Hotel.jpg Located in the Mangyongdae District of North Korea,[8] it has 330 rooms.
Ryugyong Hotel Ryugyong Hotel - August 27, 2011 (Cropped).jpg A 105-story pyramid-shaped skyscraper under construction in Pyongyang, North Korea. Its name ("capital of willows") is also one of the historical names for Pyongyang.[9] The building is also known as the "105 Building", a reference to its number of floors.[10] Construction began in 1987 but was halted in 1992 as North Korea entered a period of economic crisis after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Sosan Hotel This hotel has 510 rooms.
Yanggakdo International Hotel Dprk-hotel-yanggakdo.jpg The largest working hotel and the second tallest building in North Korea, after the Ryugyong Hotel. The hotel is located on Yanggakdo (Yanggak Island), two kilometers to the south-east of the center of Pyongyang, the nation's capital. It rises to an overall height of 170 metres (560 ft) and has a slowly revolving restaurant on the 47th floor. The hotel is said to contain 1,000 rooms and a total floor space of 87,870 square metres (945,800 sq ft).

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  1. ^ "Chongnyon Hotel". Emporis. Retrieved 2006-01-14. 
  2. ^ 김창훈 (2008-05-17). '잃어버린 50년' 시계는 멈춰있었다 (in Korean). Gyeongin Ilbo. 개성 당일 육로 관광은...점심식사 장소는 민속여관이었다. 조선시대 한옥단지를 여관으로 개조, 1989년 개장한 민속여관에서는 개성 토속음식들을 놋그릇에 담아내오는 '13첩 반상'이 관광객들의 허기를 달랬다. 
  3. ^ "North Korea Travel Guides". HotelChatter. Retrieved 2012-02-21. 
  4. ^ "Koryo Hotel, Pyongyang". Retrieved 2012-02-21. 
  5. ^ North Korea through the looking glass by Kong Dan Oh, Ralph C. Hassig, page 117
  6. ^ a b "Welcome To Info on Koryo Hotel, Pyongyang, North Korea - Travel, Tourism, Hotels, Tours & Holidays". Retrieved 2012-02-21. 
  7. ^ "Koryo Hotel (1985) | Structurae" (in German). Retrieved 2012-02-21. 
  8. ^ Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Service facilities (Archived at WebCite)
  9. ^ Funabashi, Yoichi (2007). The Peninsula Question: A Chronicle of the Second Northern Korean Nuclear Crisis. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press. p. 50. ISBN 0-8157-3010-1. 
  10. ^ "Ryugyong Hotel". Retrieved 2010-02-09. 

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