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Rio House Hongdae

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Magellan 21, 156-2, Donggyo-Dong, Mapo-Gu, Seoul, South Korea
Rio House Hongdae
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed a total of 4 nights at this guest house at Hongdae. Its very easy to locate from the airport to the subway. Insung was very friendly and we just need to communicate what we need via kakao talk and he will response very fast. The room was so big! We were surprise! We have 4 adult and 1... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the guest house is perfect, only 2 mins walk from Hongik University Station Exit 2 and the Airport Bus Station is right in front of the building. The location is close to the shopping area where you can find all major brands and restaurants. The room is spacious, clean and comfortable and we had every thing we... More 

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Medan, Indonesia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Convenience, located in one of the hottest area in Seoul, close to subway, restaurants, shopping area....very satisfed with Rio. Clean and big room, furnished with kitchenette so really make us feel like home. And Insung...you are really nice, friendly and helpful. The last thing I can say it right now is..."It's a right choice to stay in Rio!" . Keep... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

the guesthouse is just a few mins walk away from hongdae station. it's so convenient! Insung and his wife are so friendly and always available to help us! when you line Insung, he replied so fast! thumbs up for their hospitality! would definitely recommend my friends to stay there next time!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Stayed at Rio House from Dec 10-15 (triple room). We were greeted by Insung, his lovely Japanese wife and Minnie. Room on the 15th floor was private in a way. No noisy tenants with young kids making noise. Room was pretty big and we had a single & a queen size bed. Having the kitchenette was great. We cooked several... More 

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Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I am first time to travel in Seoul. Rio House Hongdae is recommended by my friend. The location is very convenient. Here is very close to subway and too many restaurants in around (I am like it ^^). The environment is tranquil and clean. We have good sleeping for 5 nights. You do not need to afraid cannot sleep in... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Rio house locates near Hongdae MRT station exit just 1 minute away. There are many restaurants and shopping places around and is very convenient even you would like to hang out in the late night and it's just in walking distance. Insung is a very nice and kind host and speaks fluent English. He recommend us some of restaurants and... More 

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Hong Kong
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14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Though my trip to Seoul was in Jun, Rio House deserves me to write a good review. Rio House is located almost next to the metro station, so traveling to/from the airport and around Seoul is very convenient as Seoul train network is good and covering a lot of area. As it was in Hongdae a shopping area, you can... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

It's a nice place to stay in Seoul. Excellent service and convenient location which is just 1 to mins from Subway. The owner and staffs are very kind and they provided any information efficiently when we needed.

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is really late. My friend and I stayed at Rio House Hongdae in April this year but I was too busy to write a review. Anyway, we really enjoyed our stay here. The guesthouse is really convenient: you can just take the airport express train (AREX) directly from Incheon airport to Hongik University Subway Station which takes about 45mins,... More 

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