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Guesthouse The Hill

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31, Toegye-ro 20na-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-250, South Korea
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kuching
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My month of visit was June 2013! Forgot the full name of it so only managed to review on it now. This accommodation is definitely the one you should choose if your itinerary is to shop till you drop at myeongdong. Cleanliness is A grade! Little kitchen for simple meal is great! Nice room and their bed is really superb,... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Stayed in Guesthouse the Hill because it was at myeongdong. Just across the main shopping district. Venue was good as it's accessible to most places we visited as well. Though it's situated up the slope, the guesthouse is still considered accessible. Hospitality from the owner of guesthouse- Mr Kidae was good. We can speak comfortably in English with him. He... More 

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My friend recommended Guesthouse the Hill based on her good experience when they were in Seoul last November 2014. Making reservation was easy since Mr. Kidae promply replied to my emails. Making payment was also convenient because I paid our downpayment using my credit card thru paypal invoice (i don't even need to have a paypal account) then paid the... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My family arrived quite late at Seoul and had a hard time looking for the guesthouse, even to the point of getting lost. But with the help of a kind taxi driver, we found the place and Mr. Kide, the owner, waiting for us despite the late hour! The place itself was actually very quaint. It was very close to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Second time staying at Guesthouse The Hill. :) 1. Safety No one is able to enter the guesthouse without the password. I've been to other guesthouses where they have an open concept and I do not feel safe with that setting. There's also CCTV operating 24 hours so safety is assured. 2. Location Near to Namsan Park, Myeongdong Subway Station,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

After reading great reviews, and not wanting to spend too much money on accommodations, we decided on Guesthouse The Hill. First, my email exchanges with the owner were extremely efficient and payment was easy (paypal deposit and remainder payment in cash USD). This hostel is brand new so it's super clean and very modern! In the morning, complimentary boiled eggs,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My friends and I lived there for 6 nights, we had great experience there. Mr Kidae and his father are both very nice. We bought many snacks from the nearby myeongdong mini mart and arranged for delivery (the mini mart provide free delivery once you hit certain quota) for the next day. The next day, when we came back, the... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Only 5 mins from the metro. Very close to the main shopping district Myeongdong in Seoul. Lots of good restaurants nearby. We really enjoyed one of the restaurants nearby called Shin ui joo. Also close to the Nanta theatre which is a great experience. The owner was very friendly and helpful. Rooms are a bit small.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I stayed at this guest house for 6 nights and I enjoyed it very much. The host is very accommotive.. he explained to me how to use the door to get in and he speak very good English. Even leave down his number for me in case I have anything urgent I need to contact him. Room is very clean.... More 

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Taguig City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Mr Baek, the owner is a very gracious host, very helpful as well. He helped us book our tour to DMZ and the Nanta Show. The guesthouse is in a very convenient location, just a few minutes walk, you get to Myeongdong train station and a few minutes walk uphill you reach the Namsan Cable Car to take you to... More 

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