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Banana Backpackers

2.0 of 5 7, Duteopbawi-ro 25-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 110-340, South Korea
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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178 reviews 178 reviews
45 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

The place is hip with very accommodating staff. The best part is its location, very close to subway and bus stations as well as the bus stop for airport shuttle. There are numerous restaurants around the area.

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Pasig, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

As a first time backpacker and tourist to Korea, I resorted to review sites and Banana Backpackers attracted my attention because its rates are very reasonable yet it garnered high ratings. Upon looking at the map, it is also strategically placed among the top tourist sites like Chandeok-gung Palace, Insadong, Bukchon Hanok Village, also the Anguk Station and the Airport... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This place is within walking distance to Chandeok-gung Palace and Insa-dong. Not only that, it's located in between Jongno3-ga Station and Anguk Station. Really good location. However, it's not exactly near to the subway station exit. Takes about 10 minutes walk to reach from Jongno3-ga Station. There are sofas and desktop computers (with printers) in the living room for guests... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stayed here for a week and with 1 night free stay (promotion room rate for those who stay >7 nights). Strategic location, walking distance to Changdeok-gung, Insadong, nearest subway is AngukStation. Airport bus station is 3min walk from hostel. Free 24-7 Wifi. Staff speak English. Tips to improve:- A stranger knocked our door very loud and shouted outside the... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My first impression of this guesthouse is that it is cozy and warm and I was not disappointed. The staff are friendly, warm, courteous and very helpful. What a great customer service they provide! LOCATION - The place is walking distance to some interesting places such as the Changdeokgung Palace, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Insadong and Bukchon Hanok Village. It is also... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We found this hostel by accident; we were walking around Seoul downtown for several hours, looking for a place to stay. We didn't do research on accommodations as we - a group of five, initially planned on riding a bus or the KTX from Incheon Airport to Seoul then to Busan, our intended destination. We walked around Insa-dong, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This place is so comfortable with an affordable price. The staff are all friendly and helpful. In the hotel they provides a lot of important information for you to see about tourist attractions. Easy to go anywhere famous, all palaces and markets. Very recommended.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Staff very friendly clean and warm place. I will definitely recommend to everyone, and affordable price. Our last three days heatpump in our room brokedown they offer us to transfer to another room but we decide to stay on the same room they are very kind and they look after all the guests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is my second time at banana backpackers. I like here.I feeling nice place. The staff is very friendly. The room is clean. Location near anguk and jongno3 subway stations. I can walk to Changdeokgung, Gyeongbokgung, Insadong, Bukchon Hanok Village. I will come back here if i go to seoul again sure!!! (^_^)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Hello everyone! It was my first time to travel abroad and I was quiet worried of where to stay. I had no idea at all. But Banana Backpackers Inn had a very comfortable accommodation and very friendly staff especially Easy and Regina =) These guys are awesome!!!! The place was clean, homey and cozy. You will never feel like you... More 

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Address: 7, Duteopbawi-ro 25-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 110-340, South Korea
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Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Banana Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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