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Banana Backpackers

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7, Duteopbawi-ro 25-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-190, South Korea
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Rating summary
  • 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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Bangkok
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This happened last year in October. I booked my room two months in advance. The system sent me an email to reply for my 2nd confirmation and I have done that. However, just one day before my check-in time, the staff sent me an email saying that the system was not functioning and they do not have any room for... More 

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Oita Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have travelled all around the world, especially around Asian countries, and always looked for the most easily accessible and affordable places to stay, usually sacrificing quality in the process... Thankfully this was NOT the case with Banana Backpackers. The rooms were cleaner than my own apartment, and the staff were friendly enough to invite me for a BBQ as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed with 3 friends at banana in a family room. The staff helped us out with learning the basics of Korean, they helped us booking tours and finally they booked an other hostel for us at gyeongju at the other side of Korea. I have never experienced so much help from the staff of a hostel as i did... More 

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Manila, Philippines
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as usual had a lovely and pleasant stay in banana. second time to stay here a little sad that they moved to yongsan but still feels very homey and nice. It's a bit in the middle so it's closer now to itaewon and ehwa and gangnam. the staff is super friendly and helpful as always. the rooms and amenities are... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My first time in Korea and I stayed at Banana Backpackers. It's not a luxury hotel so don't expect the usual perks of a luxury one. However, I felt like staying in one. From the start of the booking until the end of our stay, it was very, very excellent service. We booked the triple room but they let us... More 

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bananabackpackers, 매니저 at Banana Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your precious time to write a review. we are so glad to read this. we hope you enjoyed your seoul staying with banana backpackers. wish your good luck and nice memories :D Thank you again. it was really happy to meet you. best regards -EASY :D from Banana backpackers More 

Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

First time to Korea & I stayed at Banana Backpackers. Location is good, short walk to the subway. Very helpful and friendly staff. Clean room with soap & towels. The hot water was wonderful in the cold winter. Laundry room is on level 2, free to use washing machine + very convenient. Overall, its very value for money.

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bananabackpackers, 매니저 at Banana Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your precious time to write a review ! It is a delight to read about your wonderful experience at the Banana Backpackers, I would like to personally thank you for choosing Banana backpackers. Looking forward to host you again and we thank you for recommending the Banana backpackers to others. Best Wishes, EASY :D from banana... More 

Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I've been to Korea three times, and I always seem to end up at Banana Backpackers. I truly love this place. The location is great, it's close to the subway and multiple shops. The rooms are great and has everything you can possibly need for. The staff is super friendly, wonderful and helpful as well. Hands down the place to... More 

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bananabackpackers, 매니저 at Banana Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to share your wonderful comments. It is a delight to read this, Thank you :D for always choosing us :DD Deeply :D Looking forward to host you again and we thank you for recommending the Banana backpackers to others. Best Wishes, EASY :D from banana backpackers More 

London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My first time in Seoul and it was great! I know the name isn't the best but the location and establishment was great. It was 15mins walk from all the tourist attractions. The staff are extremely helpful and polite, along with everything being spotless. Accommodation in Korea is known to be small and I guess this is the only downside... More 

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bananabackpackers, 매니저 at Banana Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your precious time to write a review ! It is a delight to read about your wonderful experience at the Banana Backpackers, I would like to personally thank you for choosing Banana backpackers. Looking forward to host you again and we thank you for recommending the Banana backpackers to others. Best Wishes, EASY :D from banana... More 

Durban, South Africa
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242 reviews 242 reviews
52 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 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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bananabackpackers, 매니저 at Banana Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to share your wonderful comments. It is a delight to read about your wonderful experience at the Banana Backpackers, I would like to personally thank you for choosing Banana backpackers. Looking forward to host you again and we thank you for recommending the Banana backpackers to others. Best Wishes, EASY :D from banana backpackers More 

Pasig, Philippines
1 review
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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bananabackpackers, 매니저 at Banana Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to share your wonderful comments. It is a delight to read about your wonderful experience at the Banana Backpackers, It's super useful contents. really appreciate it. I would like to personally thank you for choosing Banana backpackers. Looking forward to host you again and we thank you for recommending the Banana backpackers to others.... More 

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