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Birdsnest Hostel

561-34 Yeonnam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 121-869, South Korea
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Ranked #101 of 334 Specialty Lodging in Seoul
4.5 of 5 stars 18 Reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014
bwald2014 Busan, South Korea
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Busan, South Korea
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Nice but expensive location. Decent breakfast compared to other hostels because there are eggs and fruit included. Occupants don't make use of common areas, and some prefer to disturb others resting in the rooms. I little hard to find on foot going from the subway station, but it is only 5 min away from station and station is just a... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I've been in many hostels around the globe: this is definetly one of the best. Mr. Lee is the MAN! If you travel to Seoul just check the others TripAdvisors feedbacks: on one has got the same! My 4 words: f - friendly - clean - fun - comfortable

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I stayed here while in Seoul in November 2012. Mr Lee was a great host, very friendly and helpful and the dorm room was comfortable and a good size. Mr Lee regularly checked if the temperature in the house was acceptable as the winter was starting to get colder. Towels and some toiletries are provided, there are 2x showers upstairs... More 

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Mountain View, California
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Transiting on my way back home to Japan, I was out of luck getting into the youth hostel, so I booked this one for about the same price. Lee met me as I rang and came in, and was kind enough to put me in a room with fewer people. While I didn't have a lot of time to socialize... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I booked this hostel because my friend recommended to me last year. I was going to Korea last September but had to give up my trip because my annual leave was not approved by my boss. The owner Lee understood this and we made an appointment that we shall meet in this year. Two weeks ago I went to Korea... More 

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chengdu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

The owner is so friendly!Lee,right? For me,korean winter is so cold,but the house is so warm。 Really like a home。 I met many friends here,I like them。 Lee made us korean traditional food on 2013.1.1,thats so lovely。 just a little bit hard to find it。 I wanna stay there next time for a long term。

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

We only stayed here for one night in a twin room. The room was clean and nicely decorated. It was nor very soundproof but fine with ear plugs. The shared bathrooms were quite clean and Lee (the owner) provided shampoos etc. The hostel is not a party place but there was a nice safe atmosphere. The directions to the hostel... More 

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HCMC, VN
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41 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

I love this place because i feel like home here. It maybe not at the center of seoul but only 7 mintues walking to Hongik University subway, direct for incheon airport line or to city hall subway. Good breakfast with egg, ofcourse you serve by yourself. One more pros: "Please dont wash in the bathroom because you have washing machine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012 via mobile

I love this place ^.^ , I wish I could book it for the all the time I want to spend in Seoul but I do have to stay with the other one.Hopefully, they should be nice like this one. ขอบคุณครับ Traveller from Thailand

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

MR LEE is the MAN! he did everything for me and helped me so much.. i was lost and he went to pick me up..Mr Lee made my trip in seoul excellent..always helpful ~ Hostel was awesome Rooms clean, spacious and very comfortable.. bathroom n living room perfect..HIGHLY RECOMMEND..i will be back here in Seoul..Thx Mr Lee ..Oli

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Address: 561-34 Yeonnam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 121-869, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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