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Hotel Cats

9-1, Supyo-ro 28-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-320, South Korea
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at Hotel Cats. Was a little difficult to find originally from the train station but that could be easily solved by having a good map. Hotel was close to plenty of great things to do and eat. Staff where friendly and the breakfast was satisfying. The rooms where warm which was brilliant as it was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Stayed for a couple of nights in Cats design hotel. It's situated in a convenient location with good communications when you visit Seoul as a tourist. This is a clean and nice hotel, but it is also a design hotel. That means that some practicalities like lightning, duvets and normal door to the bathroom is missing. The bed was rock... More 

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CATs_AD, 매니저 at Hotel Cats, responded to this review

Hi, this is HOTEL CATS. You were disappointed to our breakfast. We are so sorry about that. Our breakfast will be getting better and better. HOTEL CATS is going to do it. Thank you. More 

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Hi, this is HOTEL CATS. You have any misunderstanding in the price. -1. Hotel room rates (P.M. 14 : 00 ~ P.M. 13 : 00) << 24 hours use -2. Hotel room rates (P.M. 23 : 00 ~ P.M. 13 : 00) << Check out every day P.M. 13 : 00 There are two types. 40,000( KRW) is just (low... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

Almost killed about 5 mosquitoes per night while still see there are around 2 to 3 fly around the room, i believe those hotels in thailand could manage better. The room light are way too dark. Whenever we get into the washroom, we smell very strong cigarette smell which we have no idea it comes from. Staff are nice and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Stayed for 8days7nights in Cats Hotel and my stay is quite a disappointment. Luckily I changed to another accommodation after. 1st of all, when I first checked in to the deluxe room on the 5th floor, the room was very dark with bare minimal lights (4 small yellow spotlights in the attire room). The room was very cramped and small... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I found this hotel at a great rate and decided to book for 4 nights. Initially, my taxi driver said he could not drive to the front because no cars are allowed in the small alleyway. We walked up a small open-air parking garage to find the main door entrance. We were greeted my two friendly men and check-in was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I don't care if this neighborhood is full of love motels, gay bars or something else, all I know is that we have spent a wonderful five-day vacation while staying there! Its location is excellent with three subway lines meeting around , and the staff is friendly. When checking in , you don't need to fill in any blankets or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

The area itself is filled with love motels and therefore the area might seem a little seedy but in the morning, everything is as clean and well. Close to the subway and lots of decent eateries around. Staff was a little impersonal but efficient. No smiles, Fast check in. Rooms were really small and only one large suit case can... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The location is excellent but as others have noted in a seedy side alley which can get noisy. I stayed for four nights and although my 'deluxe' room was really quiet, the bed comfortable and the sheets changed every other day, the room was not cleaned and the bathroom was extremely grubby which detracted from its other comforts. Take your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

The hotel comes across as rather seedy. It's in a good location but it's surrounded by a few love motels which for unassimilated and unbeknownst foreigners, may come as quite a shock. It's seriously hard to find and I was familiar with the area. They spoke no other language but Korean at the reception desk which will make it challenging... More 

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