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Hotel The Designers

3.5 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   144-7 Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Ranked #118 of 390 hotels in Seoul
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

i was staying at the hotel from July 17 to July 21 and i must say i am really impressed by the hotel and the staff. It was a small hotel in an area which is not easily found but all the taxis in Seoul have GPS systems and the minute they key in the address, finding the hotel was... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It wasn't easy to spot the hotel as it is located in a side street. Check in and Check out was fast enough and staff were quite friendly. Every room has a theme at this hotel, and the room I stayed had a tree in a bathroom. It was little odd as the toilet and shower door was glass, and... More

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Hong Kong, China
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52 reviews 52 reviews
51 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I stay there for the show in Coex. It's very convenience coz only 500 meters to the exhibition centre, very good location to Coex. Go out turn left, and left you can find some local restaurants, and one small supermrket. If u turn right, and u find some restaurant (for tourist) bit high price restaurants. After u take the airport... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Stayed here for a conference at Coex. Atmosphere - interior is nice. Staff polite, designer boutique apparent Location - Still a good ten minute walk to the Coex across few traffic junctions. Hard to find the hotel as it is located along a back side road and not easily spotted. Trying to call the hotel to get directions were let... More

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Perth, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
33 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

A quirky hotel in a small street close to COEX and the Casino, Hotel the Designers is a reasonably priced option in a bustling part of Seoul. The staff are very helpful, and speak reasonable English - which for me was essential as my Korean was non-existent (but it did get better and the characters eventually made some sense). I... More

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Shanghai, China
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116 reviews 116 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The room is dirty. The cleaning staff should be fired. The tub had a ring. The side of the bed sticky. The walls dirty. The outside door of the unit had very visible hand and finger prints. When you use the shower, the water flows into the room. The ac varied greatly in temperature. It was hard to get the... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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95 reviews 95 reviews
44 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This excellent hotel is close the COEX convention and shopping centre, 2 blocks away, located in a quite back street with nice little BBQ restaurants, bars and other interesting stores just metres away. The hotel is relatively new (2-3) years and each room is decorated with a different theme. I had one of the cheaper rooms but it had the... More

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Krakow, Poland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

i had two superior rooms in the hotel... the first one was british themed (nice!), the second one cool white... the concept of having each room in a different design was intriguing and has its appeal; however the hotel needs to do something about ventilation: with the jacuzzi an integral part of the room, there is always water spilling over... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

It's close to COEX on a backstreet (with a great coffee shop and some great fried chicken shops along the walk). Google Streetview shows just a sign where the hotel is, but Domu or Naver (Korean search engines) have updated street views if you want to see the hotel's location before you go (search for 호텔 더 디자이너스 and it's... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Hotel was nice looking and in good location, friendly and relatively quiet (back) street, close to 7 eleven and tube station and restaurants/ cafés. Room not large but totally fine, bathroom door is only an opaque glass pane though, and the shower and toilet are quite compact. Also had a funky smell in the bathroom which was difficult to air... More

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Address: 144-7 Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel The Designers 3.5*
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