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Seoul Hostel Center

6F, 6 Cheongjin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-130, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

The place is good and easy for travel, near important landmark such as Gwanghwamun gate, Gyeongbokgung palace. Safety and administrator is good Have a small kitchen. You can use microwave, washing machine and free drinking water and rice.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Pick them twice when I traveled to Seoul. The room is tiny and shared bathroom (different floor). What I like about this hostel is the location, very near to Gwanghamun square, Cheonggyecheon, and also Gyeongbokgung. Just about 5 - 10 min walking. To nearest subway station is only 5 min walking. To Insadong about 10-15 min walking. Convenience store and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Once reservation is made, the hostel staff is most likely to revert with a map/direction on how to get to the hostel which is very thoughtful. Please note that the hostel is located above Soho minitel which is actually less than 5 minutes walk from the main road (after one gets off the aiport bus). Do not confuse yourself with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Very suitable for budget traveler. Private room at city center, expect the room to be small. However, equipped with all necessary including kitchen (with rice heated all the time, you need to get your own side dishes), fridge, water dispenser, free WiFi, computer with internet, shared toilet, free laundry, hair dryer. Location - walking distance to subway and walking distance... More 

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Daegu, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This hostel's a great budget option for visiting Seoul. I've stayed here 3 or 4 times. The rooms are small but private (2 beds at most, but I've always had a room to myself when staying solo) and fairly quiet. It's air-conditioned in the hot summer and heated in the winter. In the summer the rooftop is conducive for meeting... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This hostel is great for anyone who wants to pay cheap hostel rates without having to share their room with lots of people. The rooms are small but private with only two beds per room. They were very clean and the air conditioning worked well. The owner was very kind and upgraded us for free when we arrived. The shared... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

It is a hostel for budget traveler who get a private room for the price of shared bunker beds in other lodges. It is in the center of Seoul and located 3-5 minutes walk from the Jonggak subway station and the 6002 Airport limousine stop. It is also in the center of many tourist attractions which are in walking distances,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Air conditioning, kitchen with water cooler and coffee making facilities, fridge, TV and washing machine: the minimum comfort. Beware though the showers too cold or too hot, and not to talk too much (poorly insulated). Hotel on 3 floors toilets and showers on the 5th floor for women, for men in the 7th. Small room of course, but near a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The room super small. The aircon was not functioning. Have to queue long for bath. Only have 4 bathrooms for female. Cant talk loud even in the room, otherwise will be complained by others. Definitely not recommend here, cuz do not worth, many other hostels offer better services with the same price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This hostel suits the budget traveler who want a private room. I satisfied this, though the room is small. With this price, you can have a private area in a center of Seoul which cannot find from others. This hostel is located in an excellent location near the subway(Jongno 1-ga) and many famous places which you can access easily by... More 

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Staying in Gwanghwamun / Jongno

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Gwanghwamun / Jongno
If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul, Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s most important historic sites and neighborhoods. Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighborhoods, the area is rich with history and culture in its palaces, shrines, and temples. Stand in the center of Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt. Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue behind you, and modern office buildings encircling you—it’s one of the best ways to experience both past and present Seoul in one spot. The main street of Jongno is mostly dotted with restaurants and cafes, but explore deeper within its intricate alleys to pass decades-old restaurants, mom-and-pop shops, and pojangmachas (tents that open at night for quick bites and drinks) and life seems to run just as it did a decade or two ago. Don’t forget to stop at Gwangjang Market, Korea’s oldest traditional market, where it’s just as fun to explore as it is to eat the affordable market dishes that locals have been enjoying since the market first opened in 1905. For a break from urban life, walk along the restored Cheonggyecheon Stream that runs parallel to Jongno for a moment of natural refuge in metropolitan Seoul.
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