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Hanjin Hostel

173-1 Noseo-Dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-932, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeff L Seattle, Washington, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed two nights. It was really quiet and off the main road. It's close to the bus terminals though. The lady at the desk spoke good English and was quite helpful and showed me a map of places she recommended. The room was OK. I had a private room, 25,000 won/night. Some hair on the bed, some mosquitos found... More

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
51 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The location is great - 2 minutes to the Express Bus Station and Intercity-city Bus Station, 5 minutes to the Supermrket and old market, almost by the river and 10 minutes to the nearest tourist attractions. The property is a 2-storey old building at the small alley suround by Korean food outlets and convenience stores. The host can speak very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Maybe the hostel isn't the best if you talk about accomodation, but any way its good enough and no problems so far. The reason why its worth 5 stars, is the very informative and friendly owner who will tell and show you everything you want to know. Thats something really handy when you are in this town;)

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Barcelona, Spain
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

The lady on arrival spoke good English and was very helpful, providing a map and showing all the sights and transport requirements for each attraction. The room however was dirty, hair everywhere, walls, sheets and floor. The sheets were like paper and were also dirty, as was the bathroom. The water pressure is poor so if you are washing long... More

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Erlangen, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in August 2013 and there are Pros and Cons to this place: Pros: - There's a reliable and fast WiFi connection (worked in our room, don't know if all rooms are covered) - All rooms are airconditioned - something that appears to be important in Gyeongju in Summer! - The (friendly) owner speaks decent... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We arrived on a busy weekend and the Hanjin was about the only budget place left with rooms - the staff at the tourist info desk weren't too complimentary about it so we were expecting the worst! We were pleasantly surprised - it was clean with ensuite bathroom, plenty hot water and even towels provided (although please note there are... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

It is not the best one, but I have nothing to complaint about this hostel. Our room (4-bed room) was clean, no bad smell. The owner was very nice, he provided all the guests a very detailed tourist map, explained to us the best way to get to each tourist attraction. The hostel has good location as well, very near... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I was travelling alone, and therefore asked for a single room, with ensuite bathroom. Hairs on the floor, in the room and the bathroom, really disgusting. The only window opened on a patio, with garbage near, so I had the choice between the garbage smell from outside or the musty smell from inside... The bed sheet had some hairs on... More

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Barcelona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

The building is not new at all, and the rooms are Spartan at best, but you can't beat the price: 20000 KRW for a single and 25000 KWR for a single with ensuite bath? Plus, the staff is extremely kind and speaks English (and even French, as I had the chance to talk to a person who spent 25 years... More

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Ulsan, South Korea
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

I was nervous coming to this hostel after reading the reviews but I think some reviews have been vastly exaggerated. Yes, the place is dated, but the beds and sheets were clean, bathroom was clean, and the shower was hot. All the basics are there. We thought the price was value for money as most love motels will set you... More

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Address: 173-1 Noseo-Dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-932, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
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