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Banana Backpackers

2.0 of 5 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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Cebu City, Philippines
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Senior Reviewer
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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198 reviews 198 reviews
49 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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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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 

Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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 

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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bananabackpackers, 매니저 at Banana Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to share your wonderful comments. First, Please accept my apologies for any inconveniences that you may have encountered. Your comments are taken very seriously and we will be addressing your concerns with our housekeeping and front office teams. and really appreciate all the things In spite of that kind of unacceptable bad happening. I... More 

Makati, Philippines
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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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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 so pity that you could find free shampoo and rinse.. ! our shelf on the each floor, we always prepared.. I think it's our mistake. maybe one of our staff should have let you... More 

Manila, Philippines
2 reviews
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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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 (So long contents in your review, I could feel so much energy inside :D ) I would like to personally thank you for choosing Banana backpackers. Looking forward to host you again and we... More 

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Address: 7, Duteopbawi-ro 25-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-190, 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: 21
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