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Myeongdong Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   114 Da-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Ranked #194 of 330 Specialty Lodging in Seoul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Myeondong Hostel was truly value for money. It was clean, spacious and amply furnished, given the price. I like its location too, quite a decent neighborhood and within walking distance to many sights and shops. It was right atop a good decent restaurant.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The hostel is provide a common kitchen, which can be used for all guests to make tea or coffee. Near to Euljiro Subway Station and just need 10-15 minutes walk to Myeongdong shopping street. The receptionist is also speak very well english and friendly.

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Manila
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

One important thing if you're going on a "backpacking" style trip is the location of the accommodation. The hostel (also called seoul backpacker hostel) is at a very convenient location, maybe 30 steps from the entrance of subway Euljiro 1-(il)ga (exit 6 - i think?). So when your feet is aching after a long day of walking, you just find... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I stayed there for 6 days 5 night on my visit to Myeongdong. The hostel located at a very strategic place where easily found n super close to subway Euljiro 3(sam)-ga. The place is well known as food paradise where u can find lots of restaurants or even hawker food at night time. And it's also a walking distance to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The best part of this hostel is the location. Euljiro 1-ga station is only 30s walking distance from it where you can take the subway to go anywhere easily. Myeong Dong is also walking distance from it. Service was ok. The staffs are very friendly in guiding you to destination that you want. They speak quite good English as well.... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The hostel is average. It doesn't have a lift and has a small narrow stairway. I made a mistake of bringing a large luggage and had to eventually carry it down from 3rd floor to ground floor in check out. The booked a double room and it has a super single sized bed and a single sized bed. It has... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

They make you pay for an extra bed and give you an unconfortable blanket to sleep on the floor instead. Check out time is much too early. Some members of the staff are particularly unfriiendly. The rooms are tiny (as often in Seoul we have to admit) and wet (showers are not properly isolated from the rest of the room).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

good access to place of interest. you can walk to insdong/anguk. there is korean tourism burea to book tickets n get information n even sample body check up (your blood pressure/body fats) but narrow staircases (no lifts) & small pantry to make hot drinks; so donot bring HUGE suitcase the reception are man by 2 set of workers; day time... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

You cannot beat the location of this hostel, especially if your primary objective in Seoul is shopping. It is within sight of the Euljiro 1(il)-ga station (green line) subway station. That also means that it's across the street from the main Myeongdong shopping area and perhaps a 5 minute walk from the giant Shinsegae Department store. That said, this hostel... More 

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Address: 114 Da-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Hotel Class:2 star — Myeongdong Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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