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Namu Guesthouse

#504-42 Yeonnam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Namu is very friendly and she helped us a lot with our trip. I like everything in the house especially the food and drink in the fridge. The house is very closed to the Exit 3 at Line 2 and Hongik University. So many shops are nearby. 我们来首尔是为了报道AAJA,没想到这里民宿如此好。Namu人很好,很关心我们的生活,有问题都找她。厨房里有好多吃的喝的,早餐自己动手超简单。洗衣服有洗衣机,晾衣架,很方便。旅馆离地铁二号线几个出口都很近,附近是弘益大学,晚上有街头表演,还可以购物,吃美食。真的很舍不得这个地方,以后有机会再来。

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guesthouse location is closed to Bus Terminal (6 minutes). It is very easy to take bus to other attractive point. There are many restaurants in Korea style nearby. The bed room is clean and well maintain. It is highly recommended guesthouse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Namu Guesthouse is really good!!! The owner yeowon is really cheerful and together with her staff shinyoung filled our hearts with warmness you will never get in any hotel when we were there. It was really nice knowing them and the place is really cozy and nice, the lighting and bed are really comfortable. They even prepared a special breakfast... More 

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NAMU_Guesthouse, 오너 at Namu Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Jamie This is Yeowon ! Thank you for your great review:) Grace , Joanne and You are so nice~ You always make us smile!! but I'm sorry for the boots.. where the boots has gone???!!!! ㅜ.ㅜ.ㅜ.ㅜ Thank you for staying at NAMU !! and please say hello to Grace , Joanne !!! Hope to see you again !! Best... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The best decision of my Korea stay was to stay in Namu Guesthouse. What you can expect is a cozy and quiet home, with wonderful hospitality provided by the owner, Yeowon and her staff. They infuse the house with warmness and a lovely energy that is infectious. I think this is what raises Namu above the rest of the accommodations... More 

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NAMU_Guesthouse, 오너 at Namu Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi~! Shaki :) Thank you for a great review :) How is your school life going ?? Yes, everyone loves to chat ,sitting in our lovely couch :) Please come back again , then let 's do Yoga together !!! Thank you and Love you :) Hugs from Yeowon More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

i have been Korea few times, but namu is the best one i will back to stay, i am always travel alone, the first time i travel alone in Seoul i choose namu, because is near Hongdae, a polular place and it take 5- 7 min to walk to guesthose. There are lot of restaurant around the guesthouse as well... More 

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NAMU_Guesthouse, 오너 at Namu Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi ~! May Thank you for your review :) Yes, It's been more than 1 year since we first met each other at NAMU! Now you are my friend , not a guest anymore , and I'm very thankful that you always take care of me when you come here :) Thank you so much!! Hope your plan in Korea... More 

Barcelona
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My first time in South Korea, and such an excellent decision i made booking at this guesthouse. My stancy at this hostel was absolutely amazing, quite place surrounded for bars, restaurants, shops, and really close to Zhongyin University subway stop. The staff was basically fabulous: kind, friendly, helpful, with huge heart. What else can i say? Thanks to Yeowon and... More 

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NAMU_Guesthouse, 오너 at Namu Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello ~ Marc~! How are you ?? Thank you for your great review :) I come to think of it when I first met you !! you always make all people cheerful~!!! I enjoyed time with you when you were here . I 'm sure that everyone likes you . It was very nice meeting you and I really hope... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We didn't quite know what to expect when we booked this hostel. Based on the price and reviews, it didn't seem like a bad place. We were completely blown away by the hospitality when we got there. The owner is such a lovely woman, who really cares about her guests and is willing to do anything to help them out... More 

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NAMU_Guesthouse, 오너 at Namu Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello~ This is Yeowon in Namu Guesthouse. Thank you so much for your great review :) You are so generous, I don't think that I took care of you two during your staying here , since my condition was not good :( then we were very busy when you were here, so I'm afraid that you felt umcomfortable . I'm... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Namu Guesthouse was my first love in Seoul. Between exploring the vast and impressive city of Seoul, this guesthouse pushes all the right buttons to get some needed homely comfort. I often found myself relaxing in the living room for much longer times than i planned. If you are travelling for a longer time, or you're just a family person,... More 

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NAMU_Guesthouse, 오너 at Namu Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi~ Pieter :) It's Yeowon How are you ? Have you got safely back ?? Thank you for your review :) Yes, You were always seated on a couch , lots of guests love to spend time there as well.. I think that you are not a guest. you are a member of a family !! I will try to... More 

Seoul, South Korea
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I stayed quite a long time in Namu Guesthouse and I really think that it is a very good place. Comfortable and cozy, with a very nice staff. They are always here to help and provide information about what to do and see and where to go. Thank you for my super stay with you <3

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NAMU_Guesthouse, 오너 at Namu Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi~ It's Yeowon :) How are you ?? Thank you for your review :) I think you are a super nice guest , You are very helpul and you always tried to help me everyday when you were here :) I've got a lot of help from you , Thank you so much . if you have any help from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I have been here twice last year and i am still thinking about how great it was! The first time was a planned visit, so they were expecting us with a warm bed. The second time we had no place to go, rang them up and immediately could we stay there. Amazing service, amazing people.

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NAMU_Guesthouse, 오너 at Namu Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi~ This is Yeowon in Namu Guesthouse. How have you been?? I miss you so much. Sometimes I saw you on the facebook , it makes me smile :) You (two) are really nice and cheerful , even humble :) I'm so happy that you had a great memory at Namu :) Thank you so much for the review and... More 

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