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Banana Backpackers

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   30-1 Iksun-dong Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-340, South Korea
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Ranked #22 of 271 Specialty lodging in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staffs are friendly and good service. I like to stay at there because the location is close to the city and easily to get to the destination. During night, there got a lot of street foods and restaurant nearby the hostel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Clean room, friendly staff, nice pantry, we enjoy staying there for 6 nights. Free coffee and tea during the stay. Free access wifi internet and watching running man all over again at the pantry. We love pantry area the most!!!. Washing machine is available too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The staff very friendly and helpful, the room is clean, free wifi everywhere, have a shower in every room, near metro subway and local attraction. I will come back if i have a chance to go to seoul again :).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Great value backpackers. Great location to shops, METRO STATION, and tourist attractions. Staff were always helpful and friendly. Well appointed, clean room, free WiFi. My friends and I had a wonderful stay here. I would recommend the Banana Backpackers and would definitely stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Whether you are in a budget or not, you should stay here. It's very near to Seoul's famous attractions (Changdeokgung, Gyeongbokgung, Insadong, Bukchon Hanok Village, Myeongdong), it is easy to find, it has very friendly staff, it is very clean, it has wonderful rooms and the wifi is just so strong!!!! You won't regret staying here!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

had an awesome time in the guesthouse. the staffs are very accommodating. the room is clean. location is superb. very near in tourist attractions and stores. 5 minute walk from the nearest subway station. will definitely recommend banana.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

A great value and friendly staff, all the amenities are included. The first time it was a little tricky to find, but once I got used to the neighborhood it was great, it is actually nicely situated to explore the surrounding area. The staff were great, friendly and knowledgeable, they all spoke good English. Everything needed for information and amenities... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

As my first choice of the associated Apple Backpackers was full, I managed to get a booking here for a couple of nights. I was keen to stay for a few days in a hostel in order to have a more communal feel and share stories with other travellers. Perhaps it was just the timing, but I found that the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Been to Banana Backpackers for twice in two years. It's located at a strategic place with access to subway station, airport bus stop, palace, city center. etc... clean room, comfortable bed, excellent facilities like washing machine and pantry. And most importantly, friendly and helpful staff. I would like to thank Lim for all his help during our stay, especially ordering... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

if there would be a higher rating than 5, i would definitely give that highest rating to banana backpackers. the staff are friendly and accomodating even to our simple needs and concern. the rooms are tidy and will give you that homey feeling. plus factor is its location, located just a few blocks away from airport bus station, anguk subway... More

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Address: 30-1 Iksun-dong Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-340, South Korea
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Location: South Korea > Seoul
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Hotel Class:2 star — Banana Backpackers 2*
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