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Hotel Sunshine

205, Dosan-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-892, South Korea
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I have stayed in this hotel for 4 nights in December 2014. The rooms are clean, comfortable and well maintained. Hotel's staff is courteous and helpful. Centrally located controls for the lighting, alarm, temperature given inside the room and anybody can choose Korean or English Language according to requirement. Toilets are small with bathtub and smart controlled commode. 2 bottles... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Most uncomfortable stay for years I had was in this hotel. Location is bad, it is good only when taking a day tour to DMZ North Korea border as highway access is near from this hotel. All sights are far away, area where hotel is situated offers only steep priced restaurants and bars; e.g. 25USD for Italian pizza, what? Receptionist... More 

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Philippines
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Small hotel, modern amenities. Most of the labels are in Korean though like the controls for the lighting and the toilet, so I had to do with trial and error. The housekeeping staff were courteous, and they all look the same I thought at first they were twins. Same hair and make-up. Staying here for 4d/3n.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is a small hotel but ok enough if you would be sightseeing most of the time. Not near any major tourist attractions but near plastic surgery centers. With mini stop store in front of hotel. Make sure you bring your own shampoo, toothbrush, and toothpaste. It isn't free. They only provide lotion and soap plus cotton buds and shower... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Strategically located small hotel in the heart of Hongdae neighborhood with good, clean rooms and pleasant staff. In-room items are not free but are in keeping with the hotel's environmental and energy conservation policy. Smart toilets are a nice touch. Rooms could use more windows and natural lighting though.

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I stayed in Hotel Sunshine during my visit to South Korea in November 2013 for the Thanksgiving break. I was there for a night before my flight to Jeju Island. I found the Hotel Sunshine a comfortable hotel. The guest room is clean and equipped with ample toiletries. It has free wireless internet, breakfast, with fridge in the room, cable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Was in Seoul, Korea last week and my group was booked in Hotel Sunshine in the Gangnam district. Locationwise it was a bit far from myeungdong and other shopping areas and places of interest so a taxi is the way to go. If you're with a tour then transportation wont be a problem. Took a stroll at night to explore... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

Pleasant stay An average hotel.. Kinda small room, with wall mounted tv, clean linens, bathroom is spacious enough. Amenities were complete except for the toothbrush which you have to pay. Loved their digital toilet seat. Heater was working, good thing since the temperature was - 10. We enjoyed the breakfast, not too many courses though, but it was great. Location... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This is a nice, clean hotel, about a 20min walk from Apgujeong station. Most of the staff can understand English, and are friendly. The biggest problem with this hotel is the noise. It gets very noisy at night since there is a karaoke club next door. We can hear loud music every night, even when we wear ear plugs. We... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

First day chk in-gave a smoking room in 2nd flr. Smelly and not so fresh. I am a non smoker single 30+traveller. Good effort, they changed for me the 2nd day as they said hotel is full. The non smoking room was much better though I would say, hej there is a kind of light cigratte smell but compared to... More 

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