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Seoulwise Guesthouse

197-29, Donggyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Ranked #23 of 292 Specialty Lodging in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
41 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner, Mr. Young, is the best part of SeoulWise. He is always working hard there even though he has a new born child at home. He has worked for Korean Air, traveled quite extensively, and speaks English and Japanese. Therefore he is a wealth of information on the sights of Seoul including calling for a last minute slot on... More

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just blocks from the university where the streets are filled with bars and restaurants. We had a private room that was simple, clean, and spacious. The owner grinds his own coffee beans and brews a nice cup of coffee with the simple free breakfast. The owner went out of his way to help us book a flight on a Korean... More

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Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seoulwise is located on a quiet alleyway in the very charismatic area of Hongdae. It was quite easy to get to by train straight from the airport, being less than a 10 minute walk from Hongik University station. The guy at the desk seemed a little stressed as he matter-of-factly explained the rules of the guest house and showed me... More

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Top Contributor
353 reviews 353 reviews
90 hotel reviews
311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

You can tell this is ran by a traveler. The map is very easy to use to arrive - and it's just 5 minutes from the metro. (Tip: If you are arriving from the airport line, take exit 3, its shorter. All other lines its shorter from exit 2). The hostel has a water cooler to use, he gives you... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This was the first guesthouse I stayed and possibly one of my favorite ones! The place is very quiet and clean. I stayed with my friend in a double room, and we had a private bathroom, which was great. I got to see the 6-persons bedroom because we made some great friends in he guesthouse, it was a little bit... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

On April 2014 I went to Seoul with my wife, and we decided to stay at Seoulwise Guesthouse. The owner (Mr.Young and his staff Adrian) was so kind and helpful. They speak good english too. Even before we arrived in Korea, we asked a lot of question about Seoul, and about the guesthouse, and and he kindly replied to all... More

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Stayed there for 3 nights, the place is safe, nice and convenient. It's located near the Hongdae area (Hongik Univ. area) The Owner or Caretaker named Young is very nice and helpful to us, the room is adequate enough to to let us have a good rest for the night. I would really love to stay here again for my... More

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Darwin, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This place was excellent for me and my sister who were travelling alone. Young was great and very helpful! Our friends we met even fell in love with him because he was so nice and helpful. The room (twin) was adequate for us and we had enough room to move (unlike in Japan). The room was cleaned everyday and convenient... More

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Perth, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My mum and i stayed here when we travelled Seoul. The accomodation was easy to find and at a very convenient location. Subway station was only a few minutes away and because it was at a university district it was always busy and therefore felt safe. The room was very clean and had everything we needed. The main owner was... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Okay, this may be in year 2014, and I travelled to Korea in 2012, but it doesn't stop me from writing a review for this guesthouse as soon as I create an account in tripadvisor. Because yes, staying in this guesthouse is that memorable! I travelled with my friends in 2012, and there were four of us. We got a... More

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Address: 197-29, Donggyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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