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6-153 Changjeon-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 121-880, South Korea
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Ranked #6 of 272 Specialty lodging in Seoul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Mayra R Los Teques, Venezuela
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Los Teques, Venezuela
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy to get to from the subway station, I is located in Hongdae a youth and moved place, there is good fences restaurants, cafes and nightclubs. Already in the residence feel comfortable, meet new friends from different countries generally like Korean music, which I love. The beds are comfortable. In the common areas you can sit and talk, to enjoy... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, i'm not a fan of Kpop.... Luckily you really dont have to be to enjoy this hostel. Obviously the main attraction to most people is the Kpop 'Theme' that runs through the hostel, although as long as you dont mind a few posters you will barely notice it. The staff are extremely welcoming and even tolerated my... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before I even got to Seoul, Kpopstay was proving to be the PERFECT place to stay! When I was first researching guest houses to stay at for my two week vacation/adventure, I saw that Kpopstay was one of the highest rated in the whole city. I researched Hongdae and knew that it was were I wanted to spend my time,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i want to come back!! The best place in Seoul for short or long stay, the atmosphere is so funny and happy, all staff always do their best for help you with Seoul, they will be your friends, they'll show you how to buy kpop concert's tickets, and others atractions. I really felt like i was at home, one of... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the room with 6 pods and found it nice. Kpopstay is in the best possible location. It is a short walk to the train station and if you need help finding your way just call. Within walking distance there are plenty of restaurants, shopping, lively night life, and close to a train stop. The street it is... More

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Okazaki, Japan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Out of all the guesthouses and hostels I've stayed in over the years, Kpopstay is my honest-to-goodness favorite. All the staff and other patrons treated me like I was an old friend, I felt no judgement or hostility, and everyone was open and willing to help with whatever the problem may be. Kpopstay is nearby a university district, so there... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This is honestly the best guesthouse ever! It offers privacy but also a great sense of community and it's located in the heart of Hongdae where you'll find great places to eat and party. This area of the city does not stop! I met some great people during my stay and I'm definitely staying at kpop next time I come... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The room is very comfortable and clear . While you have your own private area, you also can make very nice new friends from different country . The location is great , you can arrive the subway station after walking around 5 mins . And it is just outside of HoKing University , there is so many interesting store ,... More

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This was our 2nd time back to Kpopstay, just feels like come back home ! :)))) Last year we lived in Twins room, this time we lived in pods room, although it is a shared accomodation, the pods are extremely spacious, comfortable, clean and safe! It is as warm as a home and you can feel that you are at... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I spent a week at KPOPSTAY in early March, and I have to say that it made my experience of Seoul all the more memorable! The staff are so attentive and friendly - there is always at least one person in the main meeting area for you to chat to, and they are more than happy to answer any questions... More

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Address: 6-153 Changjeon-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 121-880, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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If you are planning to visit Seoul, KPOPSTAY is the best hostel that the city can offer. Very conveniently located in the downtown Seoul (Hongdae), KPOPSTAY is your ultimate destination to enjoy a fun daytime and a quiet, clean and comfortable sleep at night. A newly built hostel by a designer, KPOPSTAY offers best-quality accommodations with a very reasonable price. The hostel’s “POD” beds are designed to maximize our guests’ privacy. ... more   less 
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