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Kimchee Myeongdong Guesthouse

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   35-16, Supyo-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Ranked #124 of 272 Specialty lodging in Seoul
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights and another 5 nights after venturing to other parts of Korea. The showering facilities is acceptable. Bed was reasonable. Walking distance to insadong and myeongdong is good. Hot water and coffee/tea is provided. Have to climb the steep stairs though, but the staff would be there to assist

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The staff is so helpful and they helped us to solved many problems! :) The room is small but clean and tidy, and TV is installed. Coffee and water is also provided. The hostel is near to the metro station. One disadvantage is that no elevator are available and you have to climb some stairs.

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Singapore, Singapore
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

It was my first ever Korea trip. So it would be very crucial for us to make it a memorable & comfortable trip. We chose Kimchee Myeongdong for its convenience near the subway (euljiro-sam (3) ga) and a walk able distance to the heavenly Myeongdong and of cos they offer a really affordable rates for us for 7nights. Yes the... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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28 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We stayed a total of 4 nights in December 2013. Central location and about 2-3mins walk to/from the subway. The room was very small, as expected. The water heater worked (useful for cold winter in Dec) but shower water did not drain quick enough. At times there was weird smell coming from the bathroom. Good that we had a tiny... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We booked directly with the hostel and was promised a reply within 24 hours. The reply never came and I was nervous because it was a weekend stay and other hostels were full. I sent an email and luckily my reservation was confirmed immediately. The hostel was very run down. Located on the 3rd floor, with a narrow staircase and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

After booking via Agoda, we got an email from kimchee, with directions and a note "Our reception opens at 9am and closes at 11.30pm. If you are arriving earlier than 9am or later than 11.30pm, please let us know in your reply so that we can take note." As our flight reaches Incheon Airport at 10.35pm, I replied to the... More

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Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Stayed here for 9 nights in late July/early August. The Kimchee staff, especially Derrick, are helpful and friendly. Derrick is fun and often stays after closing to visit with guests and hang out. The guesthouse staff will do your laundry for you about $3, which was very useful since we were visiting during one of the hottest times of the... More

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Tokyo, Japan
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

One of the friendliest guesthouses I have stayed in my travels. Their staff can speak really fluent English: everything from planning your iterenaries to a simple chitchat! Everyone here is relaxed and smiling, usually you have haggard staff at receptions but here, its different. The room is really basic and tidy but enough for a good night rest. If the... More

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We all 8 people from Bangkok stayed at Kimchee Myeongdong guesthouse for 6 nights at a reasonable price (very cheap ^^) and clean. Derrick, a staff there was friendly and willing to help you carry the luggages (the best part :P) The only disadvantage of this guesthouse is that you have to climb up 3-storey building, but there was not... More

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Comfortable accommodation as well as a friendly receptionist. very clean and very cheap price. close to the subway station. only 2 minutes walk to the subway station. Other essential facilities are also provided such as laundry services, microwave oven, iron, coffee maker, etc. Free wifi is also available.

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Address: 35-16, Supyo-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kimchee Myeongdong Guesthouse 2.5*
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Centrally Located, Comfortable and Clean Guesthouse for the Budget-Conscious travellers. Kimchee Myeongdong Guesthouse offers the privacy that you can crave for at an unbeatable price!CENTRAL LOCATIONLocated near to the main shopping area of Myeongdong in downtown Seoul, our guests can shop to their hearts’ content without worrying about catching the last train back to the guesthouse. Not forgetting the N. Seoul Tower (Namsan Tower) that is a must-see on every traveler’s itinerary in Seoul.If Myeongdong is not enough to satisfy your shopping needs, Dongdaemun is 2 stops away from the subway station nearest to us. ... more   less 
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