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Backpackers Korea Sinchon

106-105 Nogosan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Ranked #22 of 272 Specialty lodging in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014
Philip E New York City, New York
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Although we are a senior couple and don't need a backpackers hostel, we absolutely loved our stay at Backpackers. The "family" is warm, kind, funny, and professional, and everything was right about the place. The staff communicate in English well, they had wi-fi and Skype available, and gave us extensive help in exploring Seoul. Backpackers is a model for how... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

i have been to seoul for three time here is my first choice in seoul. reasons just like the following, 1. cheap 2. convenient. only 5 mins to subway 3. good service 4. wifi available they provide computer in the room as well. you also can use wifi in the hostel, even can rent wifi-egg to use outside (there is... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Good location to metro. Staff there are nice and hospitality. Fluent in Korean, English and Chinese. It's really relaxing to go to the kitchen and have a cup of tea or coffee. Recommend this hostel to people plan to visit Seoul. Noelle from Taiwan :)

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Pingtung, Taiwan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Once you step in BK, it's like you sleepover at your friends place. The hosts are likes your friends in Korea. They take care nearly everything you need , answer all of your questions. Thanks again guys. And the location is so nice that you can eat whenever you want, also it has kitchen. Near the subway. The rate is... More

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My family and I stayed in BK for 4 nights, the staff were very helpful and friendly, they provide good services and introduce in details. Thus, you can stay in BK as your home. Before arriving Seoul, the staff answer my questions quickly through email. For accommodation, the rooms are clean and feel so warm when staying in room (as... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

It was my first time staying in Backpackers Korea, it is very convenient that the hostel is near to subway. A lot of department stores, supermarkets and restaruants are near by the hostel. The rate is reasonable, the rooms are comfortable and the staff are nice and helpful too. I am happy to stay in Backpackers Korea, and thanks for... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I have stayed here twice during my trip to Seoul in 2012 and 2013. Location is good with good foods around and near to departmental stores, rate is reasonable and the staffs there are helpful. Was pretty amazed by one of the staff Eric who can still remember who I am when I return to Korea in 2013. Will definitely... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

The place is very near to subway.There are a lots of convenient stores nearby. The staffs there are very helpful and efficient.We met with some problems in locating the place we wanted to go, and the staff there helped us to find the place.Whenever we have any enquiry or problem they will help us to solve it patiently.yup they can... More

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We had a nice trip in Korea as BK was provided a cosy and convenience rest place to us! The room rate is reasonable, the people here are nice and helpful. P.S. flow of water not very flexible, but can be acceptable :) Thanks so much for giving us a memorable trip there!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I was at BK guest house for three weeks and despite arriving late at night, the staff welcomed me warmly and guided me to my room. I stayed in their double en suite which had a private bathroom, a mini fridge, a desk with a computer and a high quality 32 inch flat screen with a lot of cable channels;... More

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Address: 106-105 Nogosan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
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