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Hotel Irene City

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3-4F, 26-10, Namdaemun-ro 1-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-080, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

No, you won't find luxury or amenities here, but you will get a clean & functional room (albeit tiny), at a great location. It is within walking distance to many Seoul's attractions including the famed Namdaemun market, Myeong-Dong shopping district and City Hall area. If you don't mind a bit of a pleasant walk, GyeongBok Palace is also not too... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Travelled to Seoul as a couple and stayed at this place for 6 nights. Let's start with the negative stuff first - the room is small (especially if you take the queen sized bedroom), with no real space for luggage (agreeing with the previous comments & reviews of this place) and last but not least, the sound insulation of this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I stayed in this hotel for 2 days. And yes its dificult to find the first time, but not as hard as pref comments say. you can walk there from Seoul Train station or from City hall Metro stop. Its accros the street from namdung market. and close by its big sister hotel irene city. its in the middle of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Navigating narrow side streets whose names we couldn't read would have daunted us, but not knowing this beforehand sure made our first-time visit to Seoul that much more exciting! We thought we were booking Irene Hotel (a whole building) located near a corner of a major road in Jung-Gu, not its sister hotel which occupied only two floors of another... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

The location must be the best asset of this hotel, but in our thoughts it didn't dissapoint in any other area either. Our room certainly wasn't too small and we could easily spread both our luggages on the floor and still move around. Sure it was smaller than some hotels we've been to but unlike other rewievers, we didn't feel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Near city hall station. Can access by hotel limousine number 6015, but please do some prior research. Reasonably sized room. No frills budget stay. Hotel staff speaks a bit of english. Sleep quality acceptable. Just that one of the nights, heard people outside quarelling and knocking on the thin walls.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

United lost my luggage somewhere between SF and Seoul (or TSA screwed it up) and I stayed here hoping the luggage would show up before I took the KTX to Daegu. It was $48 for the night. Small room, no real room for luggage, but so what, you get what you pay for. I slept fine. It is only a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

As many reviews have mentioned, the location is great. Walking distance to myeondong, takes about 15mins. And, it is about 5mins walking distance to metro station. The room size is really small, and the cigarette smell in the room is bad. Am very glad that I am only staying for 1 night in this hotel. The weird part of the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

In the midst of one of the most vibrant areas of one of the most vibrant cities in the world. The location is fantastic, close to the airport bus and surrounded by restaurants and bars. The room was clean. That's as good as it gets though. The room was tiny, so small that there wasn't enough floor space to open... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

i stayed in the hotel for two nites and been charged for usd 100 per nite for twin room , very good rate for the strategic location, basically is only 5 mins walk to airport bus stand (myeondong station) and subway. 10mins walk to myeondong shopping streets. surrounding area many low end KTV and nite life, my korean fren suggest... More

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Address: 3-4F, 26-10, Namdaemun-ro 1-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-080, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Irene City 2.5*
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