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Central Hotel

137, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-430, South Korea
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Thane, India
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

My 3 Friends and l stayed for 2 night in this hotel,Budget hotel at a great location,Reception staff were friendly,Myeongdong and Itawon is very near to the hotel and many attractions,Indian Hotel within walking Distance to hotel,Wifi service is good,to be nice to the person who is he looking for in price.

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Helsinki, Finland
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71 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

We visited with friend and chose the hotel by location (very near the metro stop) and cheap price. Toiletries were supplied as well as free water and kettle (no coffee though). We didn't have window which saved us a few wons per night. The room was clean and air conditioning functioning. We had tv with English channels. Breakfast was basic... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I think they have recently renovated, perhaps, as it is not that bad, old & dirty as some of the comments/reviews. So after all we kind of enjoyed our stay there ... anyway, we don't expect much from a 3stars hotel. The room is clean and with basic essentials supplied, we find it rather comfy, even though it is a... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

My family and I stayed for 6 days and 5 nights with this hotel. Newly renovated hotel room (with bath tub). Its clean. All front desk staff are super nice! Also, they allowed us to check-in early for free!!! Although the location of the hotel is near hardware stores but no biggie since it is near the subway (only 5... More 

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Nanjing
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

We were on a stop over with a connecting overnight at Seoul airport. The hotel was dingy, the rooms basic and the hotel had the feel of a place that couples would come to share entertainment rather as a proper hotel. Definitely to be avoided.

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Barcelona, Spain
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

Just been there. It's very well located, less that 5 minute walk to metro stations 1, 3, 5; 10 minutes walk to city Hall and Gwanghwamun. Nice staff but, sadly, It's a very poor 2-star hotel. No wifi in bedrooms. Just available at hall. Business centre is a wrecked store room with a pc. It might have had 3 stars... More 

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kuala lumpur
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

was here with other tourist couples , small group about 12 of us , was taken here by the local tourist company . good location , nearby to the shopping area of ITAEWON , recommend for other MUSLIM travellers , as the National Mosque is nearby and halal food is available.Stayed for 2 nights , can't comment much about the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

It is situated very nearby to Jongno-Sam(3)-Ga Station. Just take exit 13, turn left and walk straight down to one end of the road just before the stream and you'll see Central Hotel. The double bed is very small, the lift has a bad smell, especially at end of day and even the room towel has a bad smell. The... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011

Budget hotel at a great location. 5 Min walk to Jongno 3 sam-ga station, 20min to Famou Dongdaemon and 5 Min walk to Night Market that served korean BBQ delicacy. Eateries are along Jongno road, heaps of those restuarant that open till late nite. Do not expect much from the hotel..coz is Budget...

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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2009

Overall this is not a bad hotel. The rooms are pretty small. Bathroom was adequate. They will charge for any consumables in the room/bathroom like soap, toothpastes (except for toilet roll). Fortunately, they provide free drinking water in the form of a dispenser outside the rooms every floor. As we were traveling a lot during the day, the hotel served... More 

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Gwanghwamun / Jongno
If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul, Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s most important historic sites and neighborhoods. Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighborhoods, the area is rich with history and culture in its palaces, shrines, and temples. Stand in the center of Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt. Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue behind you, and modern office buildings encircling you—it’s one of the best ways to experience both past and present Seoul in one spot. The main street of Jongno is mostly dotted with restaurants and cafes, but explore deeper within its intricate alleys to pass decades-old restaurants, mom-and-pop shops, and pojangmachas (tents that open at night for quick bites and drinks) and life seems to run just as it did a decade or two ago. Don’t forget to stop at Gwangjang Market, Korea’s oldest traditional market, where it’s just as fun to explore as it is to eat the affordable market dishes that locals have been enjoying since the market first opened in 1905. For a break from urban life, walk along the restored Cheonggyecheon Stream that runs parallel to Jongno for a moment of natural refuge in metropolitan Seoul.
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