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Homo nomad Guesthouse

166 Sajeong-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-938, South Korea
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Ranked #7 of 62 Gyeongju B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Homo Nomad has a special laid back feel that some will enjoy and others not. The best thing about it is the location. It is within walking distance of everything you will want to see. The toilets and bath are shared and outside(!) which can be a bit daunting when it is chilly and you need to go at 4... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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333 reviews 333 reviews
101 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We choose 5 nights stay in Gyeongju, its a cozy Town with a lot to experience in it and around. Really nice people, Kao & her husband owned the Guest house, a traditional construction with man & woman dormitory & 4 privates, including 2 in a Korean traditional way. Well! it was my second traditional experience, it's almost like doing... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The building itself is very homey and clean; the people are okay as well. The rooms are small, and we slept uncomfortably on the floor ("Korean" style). The roof is very low, which makes it feel cramped. We also got a room that faced the outside street and vendors rolled by at 7am, VERY LOUDLY proclaiming their wares so we... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

For those who are adventurous, backpacking/traveling alone or with friends and don't mind sharing a bathroom, I totally recomend this place. It's a traditional Hanok House filled with many interesting things, a dog and guests from all over; the owners are nice, yet not much talkative. The guesthouse is near the train station, and close by many tourist atractions; the... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights. My Korean friend made the reservation, but I could have done that myself by email, because the owner speaks English very well. We were expecting an ondol style room, but our 2 persons room had a "normal" bed. Most guests here are backpackers and stay in one of the dorm rooms: mixed or female.... More

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Holland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I'm doubting on whether to give it average or very good. Homo Nomad is a small guesthouse in Gyeongju, south of the Tumuli park (northern entrance is 700 m away). The website gives good directions on how to get to the guesthouse, so for once I wasn't lost in Korea. The owner/manager speaks good English and is very helpful. Breakfast... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

I took my parents to Gyeongju for the weekend and we stayed in this small friendly guesthouse. My parents had a small room with bedding laid out on the floor in the traditional Korean style. I stayed in a bunk in the women's dorm room with just one other guest. The house itself was really cool, an old building with... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The guesthouse is located in the older and quieter part of Gyeongju, it has a charming quaint atmosphere and the owners were rather friendly. Located just a short walk away are the Daereaung Tombs as well as the Noseodong tombs. The Cheomseongdae is not too far away too. Transport wise, there are bus stops nearby with buses that goes to... More

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Seoul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We stayed here in a family room. It is an exquisite interior with wood panels and sliding doors and paper windows (inner) and a marvellous staircase. The outer courtyard even has a resident, very friendly dog, who appears to understand all languages from the comfort of his kennel. The plants are gorgeous (fig tree) and create lovely shade. The location... More

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Seattle, Washington
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8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012 via mobile

Homey guesthouse in a traditional home. Friendly and helpful owners. Nice public space, wifi, and free breakfast make it a good choice if you don't mind a little of a line for the outdoor/public showers in morning/evening. Rooms on the first floor a little cramped. Ask for a room on the second floor if possible. Pretty with the exposed wooden... More

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Additional Information about Homo nomad Guesthouse

Address: 166 Sajeong-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-938, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 62 B&Bs / Inns in Gyeongju
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Homonomad Guesthouse is located in Gyeongju, within a 6-minute drive from Gyeongju Railway Station and Gyeongju Bus Terminal Station. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the property, as well as a simple free daily breakfast. A book corner and small garden are also available.Dormitory rooms come with bunk beds and heating, while Korean-style private rooms feature Ondol (heated) flooring and traditional Yo mattresses. The shared bathrooms, located outside of rooms, are equipped with a shower.Homonomad Guesthouse is a 9-minute drive from Gyeongju Cityahll and a 17-minute drive from the beautiful Bomun Lake. It is a 24-minute drive from Bulguk Temple and a 45-minute drive from the UNESCO site of Seokgulam Grotto. Gimhae International Airport is a 1-hour, 40-minute drive away.Guests can fax documents, exchange foreign currency, or request for laundry services. Luggage storage and designated smoking areas are also available.A small shared kitchen is available for simple cooking. More dining options, including Korean and European restaurants, are within a 5-minute walk away. ... more   less 
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