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Samwonjang Motel

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   58-1 Nampodong 5-ga Jung-gu, Busan 600-045, South Korea
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Ranked #10 of 271 Busan B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014
halliharibo Seoul, South Korea
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Seoul, South Korea
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The room was clean but we had no windows, it looked like it was last refurbished in the 1970s and it was quite small. I still recommend it though because it was priced accordingly and I believe the most important quality is cleanliness. The staff were friendly and the location is PERFECT! I think I remember a water cooler to... More

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Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This place is a dive. We stayed here on the strength of the other tripadvisor reviews which was a mistake. Eaten alive by Mosquitos during the night and also had to ask the staff to remove a gigantic cockroach from a light shade. I was expecting a small, basic room but wasn't expecting it to be so dingy. The aged... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here 3 nights in mid May. The location, a very short walk to both the Jagalchi Market and the BIFF Square is unbeatable for the price. It is pretty quiet for being in such a busy area. They have free wifi that works well and our room had a tv and AC ( we didn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

stayed here for four nights in spring..we stayed in the korean style room as me & my husband hv always wanted to experience the korean mattress..it was a good one. the room was small but fair enough with the cheap price we paid. it was even bigger than the motel room we went in our country. there were basic amenities... More

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Puchong
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135 reviews 135 reviews
74 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Book through booking.com. You can also book directly from them by email, both the same price. Got a room for 35,000 won per night. Room is basic but clean with good hot water and heated floors. Has wifi , mini refrigerator and TV. Owner Kim is very friendly and he will go all the way to help you. Motel is... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Nov 30,2013 - My journey to Busan from Seoul, reach the hotel early in the morning. The old lady asked me and daughter& son sleeping in their room before check in at noon. So nice lady, I think she might be a mother of the owner,Sam won Jang who also very kind. The room with a small fridge, TV, water-heater,... More

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16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Its located very closed to main sightseeing spots. We booked there because of cheap roomrate. If you are ok with small room, minimum service, then this is the best place for you. There was no bathtowel (only large face towel is provided), and I felt that the room was a wet and a bit dirty.

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Chicago, Illinois
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367 reviews 367 reviews
107 hotel reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This is a easy access Motel from airport, train or bus station as there is a good metro system in Busan and the place is next to the famous Jagalchi market, more shopping stores & restaurants than you need and an intensive underground market from where you can join the famous Lotte Tower Aqua Mall who produce, by the way,... More

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Dundalk, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

This hostel is in a good location near the fish market. The rooms were basic and dated but they were very clean. Overall,it was a good place to stay and it was value for money.I would stay here again.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

went to Busan on October 2012 (i know i take too long to review).i went there with other 3 friends. it's not too hard to find.the location is very very near to jagalchi market,it's near to the bus station. we booked 2 rooms.rooms are clean and just okay for us,eventhough it's quite small. the toilets are clean and enough towels... More

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ManyKim, Owner at Samwonjang Motel, responded to this review

Hello~! I am a manager. How are you? Thank you very much for your opion about our hotel. If you have a chance next time, give me the mail. Have a nice day~! ^_^ More

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Address: 58-1 Nampodong 5-ga Jung-gu, Busan 600-045, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Busan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Samwonjang Motel 2.5*
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