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Central Hotel

137, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-430, South Korea
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 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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13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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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 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 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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9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 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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Elmhurst, New York
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107 reviews 107 reviews
103 hotel reviews
292 helpful votes 292 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2008

While this is no luxury hotel, if you are looking for a great value in a great location, then the Central will work for you. I booked this hotel online through Asia Hotels.com. for $53 per night including tax. The location is in Chongro 3, the airport bus and subway are a quick 5 minute walk. Itawon is a 15... More 

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