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Sono Motel

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   6, Hwarang-ro 38beon-gil, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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Ranked #13 of 63 Gyeongju B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tarragona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Sono Motel for two nights. The place is really strange; dark hallways with odd lights... Well, the room was clean but smelled terribly of tobaco. There was a PC in the room but only in Korean; free WIFI was available. The drain of the shower was blocked. All in all, I din't liked my... More

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20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Very friendly staff, did store our luggage after an early check out. Room was clean and big. Every room seemed to have a PC and also high speed WiFi connection. The Motel/Hotel is stationed very convenient for shopping at the near market and shopping street but also to the central bus-station which offered different tours. The regional bus-station is also... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

the hotel looks ok frm the outside and has relatively modern infrastructure. however, nothing seemed to work right. i stayed 2 nights. right after check-in, the bathroom lights and water heater didn't work. explaining teh situation to the staff was very difficult, as their command of english is very poor and to communicate you frequently have to use the free... More

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Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
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7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Clean and modern hotel in Gyeongju. From Singyeongju Station, take any bus except Bus 70/71 to Jung Ang Market. Tell the bus driver to notify you once reach the Market. Bus fare KRW 1,000 duration 20 min. Get the local to help in locating the hotel. It's 5 min walk from the Jung Ang Market Bus Stop along the Hyundai... More

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Ringsted, Denmark
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We stayed at Sono motel while visiting Gyeongju. It is located fairly central which we found important as we were interested in the National Museum, the dolmens and other historic sites. The rooms were clean and fine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I loved our stay in the Sono motel. Its set up as a love motel but don't let that put you off. The rooms are comfortable and well equipped with a big LCD tv, large choice of channels, air con, kettle, fridge, very comfy bed, good spec bathroom and fancy shower. The wifi had one of the best connections /... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Situated in love motels district...sono is a love motel but you will meet a lot of tourist people staying in the motel. Rooms are big, clean, newly renovated, internet free and fast with free bottled water.People at the receptionist area dont speak English but will go out of their way to try to explain..very nice people. Accessible to public bus.... More

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94 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Good location in walking distance from train and bus. Only 100 meters from bus 10 and 11 that goes to all major sights. Walking distance to sights in town. Clean rooms with good beds and usual hard pillows. Rooms are cleaned every day which is not common in all love motels. Quite. 2 computers in the room. Wifi available. We... More

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights with our two little sons. The staff was very friendly and helpful, even with no knowledge of the Korean language we were able to communicate (staff doesn't speak English) as they tried hard to satisfy their guest. The Motel itself is kind of a weird place. Everything was clean and in good shape, but... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

This motel is just one of the many motels in Gyeongju. It was better than what I had expected. The service staff were friendly and showed us how to operate the equipment in the room. There was wifi as well as an Internet PC provided. It's located really near the Jungang Market and around 600-700 metres walk from the Inter-city... More

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Address: 6, Hwarang-ro 38beon-gil, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sono Motel 2.5*
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