There are plenty of low-budget options in Suncheon, including hostels, love motels, yeogwan, and minbak. The largest groups of inexpensive love motels (about W30,000 for a standard room) are near the train station, in Yeonhyang-do, and in the Geumdang area. Tourist-class hotels can be found in the old downtown area of Jangcheon-dong. And, of course, there are the really cheap 24-hour saunas, called jjimjilbahng, where you can get a bath and sleep in group quarters for W10,000.

City Tourist Hotel, 22-24 Namnae-dong (tel. 061/753-4000; fax 061/753-3049), with rack rates starting at W65,000, has a bar, cafe, bakery, and a couple of restaurants, and it offers free shuttle service to and from the airport. Conveniently located and more upscale is the Suncheon Royal Hotel, 35-8 Jangcheon-dong (tel. 061/741-7000; fax 061/741-7810), with rates starting at W90,000 for a standard room. Located just a couple of blocks from the bus station, they also offer free airport shuttle service.

If you're looking for other budget accommodations, in Yeosu there is a small cluster of love motels on the main street near the Expo center and the docks.

For more midrange accommodations near Odong-do, try the tourist-class Yeosu Chambord, 1054-1 Gonghwa-dong (tel. 061/662-6111; fax 061/662-1929), with rates starting at W70,000. Probably the best hotel in Yeosu is the Hotel Eastern Jewelry, 343 Chungmu-dong (tel. 061/663-2011; fax 061/664-2114), within walking distance of the train station. Rack rates start at W110,000.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.