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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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  • 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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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The stay at Banana backpackers was okay, although our expectations were higher bases on rating reviews. We occupied the double and triple room on the first floor. The triple had no window in the room and the double only a small one with view of the wall. The staff were nice and helpful, specially when checking out. We asked for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for a total of 10 nights at banana backpackers hostel. It was located one station away from Seoul station, they provide almost all the amenities that you would need. The hospitality and service of the staff there was awesome! They always greet you and help you in any ways they could. Nice meeting Joon and one more staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place and nice service. Walk around 500m from subway. You can find many restaurant their. Room clean &wifi is good . This location is okay to travel and walk around. They have phone to call back to your country and it cheap

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Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Realy good experience to stay here, friendly and helpfull staffs, excelent public facilities (ex : kitchen, living room, etc), nice room's interior. Only +/- 600 mtrs from subway station and near to Seoul Tower. We stay on a third floor and we've got a good exercise because of our big luggages ... :) but its fun ...

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Bangkok
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

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 April 27, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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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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 

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