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Seoul Backpackers

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   205-125 Namchang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-051, South Korea
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Ranked #123 of 250 Specialty lodging in Seoul
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Very slow and lousy service. Staff wanted to collect more than what was reserved,and had to be pointed out to its website to furnish proper charge. The check-in at 2pm is also very elastic timing. We ended up waiting at the barren lobby for more than 1 hour!

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KL, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I have a great stay at this hostel for 3 nights. The hostel is near to Nadaemon Market, just walking distance with many eateries. The room is clean and spaces compare with the previous budget hostel that I stayed before. Very near to subway station too, once you know how to take the subway, it's easy to explore Seoul. The... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The hostel is a nice cosy, budget accommodation for all. Room is clean and hotel is accessible if you know the right direction from the subway station. Staff is approachable and helpful. Many many eateries surrounding the hostel too. However, toilet was remarkably empty with no hooks, hangers, bars or shelves. No space to place any toiletries, towels or clothing.

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

a nice and clean hotel that located near to the city. easy to access, and reasonable price, very suitable for backpackers! the staff here is very nice to approach, you can ask for any travel information with them, and they are very glad to assist.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I am experience travel from Australia and would not recomend booking this hostel. The hostel is very shabby ( for example the toilet dispenser fell off the wall ), sewer gases leaked into the bathroom and antiquated box television did not work normally. Location is not that exceptional and hostel is in a very narrow alley way where you have... More

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Muar, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I stayed in Seoul Backpackers for 3 days before departing to Jeju. It's very near to subway. Make sure you took Exit 4 at Hoehyeon station cos it's the nearest exit. I booked triple room and it's quite spacious. They provide free tea and coffee but no breakfast. You can also do laundry with charge of KRW5,000. There is an... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Had a great time going around in Seoul. A memorable 4N/5D stay. The staff were great. Clean place, good value for money. Only 3min walk to the subway station. The Nandaemun market is just across the street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This hostel was conveniently located few minutes from the subway. Basically, if you just need a place to drop your stuffs and be out all day to experience Seoul this is it! Not to be worried though, staff speaks limited english but is very accommodating with our DMZ tour arrangement. They have a driver who picks you up from hostel... More

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

This is my first experience staying in backpackers & it has been a pleasant experience. We stayed at the 2nd floor (family room), where there's a queen sized bed & 2 bunk beds. Enough for 4 people. - value : 👍 - location : near subway. Get out from Hoehyeon station & exit at line 4. The hostel is just... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Convenient location, easy to reach from Seoul station, very close to Namdaenum market and a metro station, also walking distance to the central Seoul Plaza. The room has new wallpapers, but the furniture is old and shabby (the TV table looked like it would crush under the TV any second). Bed, pillow and blankets were comfortable for a 1 night... More

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Also Known As:
Seoul Backpackers Hotel Seoul
Seoul Backpackers Hotel
Address: 205-125 Namchang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-051, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #123 of 250 Specialty lodging in Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Seoul Backpackers 2.5*
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