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Gyeongju Kolon Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   111-1, Ma-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-410, South Korea
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Ranked #8 of 22 hotels in Gyeongju
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013
jeppa3579 Irvine, California
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  • Location
    3.5 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
    3 of 5 stars
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Irvine, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I stayed at this hotel with my family for one night during a visit to Gyeongju, a well-known historic city in Korea. We were assigned to a 'triple' room with three beds. Overall, the stay was better than I expected. The hotel is a bit outdated: the carpet on the corridor was slightly smelly, but the room was quite okay.... More

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Georgia, USA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We stayed here as part of a tour. Our room turned out to be somewhat large compared to what's standard in Korea, which was good as we had 3 adults in the room. However, like many tourist hotels this one is in need of some refurbishing, especially in the bath area. Otherwise, it is in a good location for seeing... More

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Seattle, Washington
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70 reviews 70 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

You pick this hotel because it is walking distance from the central attraction "Bulguksa" temple and a local bus away from Sukgulam. From train station, you can grab a taxi to here...walk to see the temple and take bus to the top of the mountain to see the sights...then spend a night, take a bus from nearby street to the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We were quite shocked by the poor state of the room and especially the bathroom which was so tired and outdated. Also, the acoustic performance of the walls was poor and there was little separation from noise of the nocturnal activities of our neighbours. Otherwise, the hotel is better, being well positioned for local tourist attractions and having helpful staff.... More

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Strasbourg
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

An elegant, luxurious hotel, but which has seen better days. Reserving in advance via “booking.com”, we got an excellent price for a weekend rate, and were very satisfied with our room (having asked to change from the first two shown to us… but the reception staff were very helpful) … the photos show how big and comfortable it was, and... More

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Brisbane
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

One night in a twin room. For a place that has such huge grounds and facilities like a golf course, the interior really lets it down. Doesnt look like it has been updated since it was first built and its dark wood and dark interiors with duvets that I think my grandmother used to have, make it feel a bit... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Built in 1978, it showed its age in our very large room. It's a long way from both train stations and we were not told about a courtesy bus. We saw one on our second day and asked about it and was told it leaves at 9am. The next day we were catching a train to Seoul at 9:57 and... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

The thing I liked best about the hotel was the spring baths 목욕탕 located on the wing. Nothing grand or big, but comfortable. The hotel has a nice lobby with restaurants, gift shops, and a karaoke room. Also within the grounds is a golf course. The room was plain but clean and comfortable. It has a TV and a small... More

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Libertyville, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

We stayed at the Kolon Hotel and found it clean, comfortable and attractive. The grounds and the view from our hotel room were terrific. We also enjoyed the plentiful Sunday breakfast brunch. A convenient shuttle took us from the train station to and from the hotel. We were very happy with the Kolon for its good value, cleanliness and attractiveness,... More

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Davis, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
61 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

My room is #915 and it is in old style, but it is spacious and clean. King size bed is firm and comfortable. Bathroom is large and clean. No basic toiletry however, provides lotion, shower cap and comb, even a sewing pack. There are purchasable tooth brush and tooth paste in the room. There is a hair dryer, small fridge... More

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Also Known As:
Gyeongju Kolon Kyongju
Address: 111-1, Ma-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-410, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
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Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #8 of 22 hotels in Gyeongju
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Hotel Class:3 star — Gyeongju Kolon Hotel 3*
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