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Backpackers Inside

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   2F 112 Myeongryun 2-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-532, South Korea
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Ranked #39 of 367 Specialty Lodging in Seoul
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Incheon, South Korea
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just like my 2nd home.. yea! feels like my home, my home moved to seoul! hoho! easy to find.. very cozy and clean! ♥ i like it, have a simple breakfast.. and when i feeling so cold they give me 2blanked! haha.. thank you min.. ♥

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay with my friends at Inside. We requested to stay on a dormitory at the main building at the time of booking but due to certain situations we were been offered to stay at another building. Positively, with regards to this, Minyoung and her wife offered us a free room upgrade which was incredibly a very... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This backpackers hostel is a distance away from the airport, but has its own neighbourhood that comes to life at night as well! The hostel is a little far from the subway station, but is not too hard to find. Take the subway to Hyehwa Station (Seoul Subway Line 4) and take exit 4. Follow the directions given on this... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 week in from 12 to 19 December. Flight was delayed and missed last airport bus so tok AREX to Seoul Station and waited 1.5 hours for a taxi. Reached Backpacker at 2.15am and Min was very understanding with my situation. Very happy with room, location and value. Will definitely stay here again. Thank you very much... More 

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chiang rai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

just stayed the weekend in seoul. three nights in the deluxe room at backpackers inside. the two people (brother and sister) who were running the hostel are very, very friendly and fun to be around, also helpful of course! the room is basic and a minutes walk from the actual hostel itself. warm with the heating on, slightly noisy in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

i travelled to seoul in jan 2014 after my trip to hongkong and macau..i must say i was apprehensive initially about going to south korea but as soon as i was picked up from the incheon airport and reached the hostel i felt very relaxed and at home.located in an alley just behing cuckroo coo chicken restaurant backpackers inside is... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

It was my first time to travel solo in Korea and this place made me feel safe and at home. The owner is friendly and can also help you if you have questions when touring the city.They also have discount coupons to some of Seoul's famous attractions. Hyehwa station is approx. 10 minutes by walking; bus stop is approx. 3-5... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great hostel for backpackers or even students for exchange program! I stayed for almost 1month plus! It is very near SKKU, is only like 5min walk and you can grab their korean style sandwich "Issac Toast" along the way. I love this hostel, they actually clean up your room once a week and provide you with the essential things like... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Backpackers Inside is a nice, tidy hostel, with super friendly staff. The staff really helped me settle into Seoul, which can be an overwhelming place. They even made me coffee when I came in hung over one morning! Being close to Hyehwa station, it had good subway access, and was close to the airport bus stop. Only one transfer required... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The hostel is at a very nice location next to the subway station Hwehwa and close to the Sungkwunkwan University. The owners are pleasant, cheerful and gave some handful recommendations. When I checked-in, Minyoung upgraded my room reservation from a 6-bed room to a single-bed room, which was great for me. I can say, however, that the single room is... More 

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Address: 2F 112 Myeongryun 2-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-532, South Korea
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Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Inside 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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