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Benhur Hotel

7, Gukhoe-daero 72-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Ranked #169 of 414 Hotels in Seoul
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Third time to stay here for convenient location. National assembly, subway station, and the Han River (park) are nearby. Several eateries although difficult to order with language barrier. The room is large with a regular sized couch. A room with a third bed does not have a couch and the tub is smaller. The bathroom is large with a large... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I arrived late due to travelling from Daegu after work. After taking my credit card from me, I was then told that they did not want it and would only accept cash. Which I then had to walk back to the subway station to draw the cash. The room smelt like smoke, after I asked for a non-smoking room. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Located on the south of Han river. 5 minutes walk to the lovely Han river side enjoy the laser show on the water or people watching. A business district where you can see lots of drunk office men late. 15 minutes on taxi costed me 9000 won to go to fun bar area 이 대 원

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The hotel is located just 5 mins walking distance from National Assembly Subway Station .... The Location is very easy to find since it's very near to Hotel Lexington (famous landmark) ...I traveled Straight to the hotel from Incheon Int'l Airport (Takes 45 mins to reach) ...The room was far better than my expectations .... It had an in room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I was stay here for end of trip. Comfortable room , have a good size not small. Around this hotel have a lots of restaurants , bars . Breakfast is same Other hotel but not much where to sit if have group tour.

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Melbourne Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012 via mobile

Stayed at Benhur for two nights at end of Korea trip. Room was good size and toiletries were fantastic when running low of our own. Good location nr underground and staff friendly. Room was light with bleached floor boards and sauna in Bathroom - think it might have been the nicest on the floor. Not deluxe but good for price.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

This place is bearable if you don't have many options or need to save on cost (hotels in Korea are notoriously overpriced). The rooms are big, but slightly old. The air-conditioning didn't work well (not very cool and lots of dripping water). There are lots of bars around and the hotel serves as a final stop for some on the... More 

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Gold Coast
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

We stayed at the Hotel Benhur in Seoul on 2 occasions in May, the second time we had received an upgrade. The hotel is located close to the first drop off point (the Lexington Hotel) of the bus from Incheon Airport – turn right when you get off the bus, then left, then left. The bus trip takes around an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

The staff do not speak english but were generally quite polite and friendly. The room size and faciltiies was definately worth it for the price. The bed was a bit hard, but did not give any back problems, both tv and bathroom was huge! The bubble bath did not work, and there was also a steam suana (which we didnt... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

I stayed there for 2 nights. The room was standard size but the bathroom was huge with bathtub and sauna room. There were everything you need in bathroom (shampoo, conditioner, body wash and even facial cleanser, aftershave) There was also a computer with internet. The breakfast was good. There was selection of Korean and western food but the breakfast area... More 

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