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Holiday Inn Gwangju

4.0 of 5 55, Sangmunuri-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 502-827, South Korea
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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78 reviews 78 reviews
44 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

If you are from the US and traveling on business, chances are you have no interest in staying at a Holiday Inn. This one is so much different that the standard old, loud, over-run with kids Holiday Inns in the US. It is nice, comfortable, newer, clean, has helpful staff and a nice restaurant. I stayed here for a business... More 

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holidayinngwanju, Manager at Holiday Inn Gwangju, responded to this review

Dear Mtnnmatt1749, Warmest greetings from Holiday Inn Gwangju in Republic of Korea. It has been our big pleasure to have the opportunity to serve you with your expectations of the hotel and guest services. We always believe that the good level of staff friendliness and attitude toward hotel guests are very important. It will be well noted of the area... More 

Jerusalem, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Good Hotel, great gym and Spa/ Room is new and modern, large, clean, and bed very comfortable. Only missing more english tv channels. Hotel has plenty of parking and 2-5 min walking distance from many coffee shops, some local restaurants and convenience stores. City center is 5 min drive but can also be done by walking is weather is ok.... More 

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holidayinngwanju, Manager at Holiday Inn Gwangju, responded to this review

Dear Guy231 Warmest greetings from Holiday Inn Gwangju in Korea. It has been our big pleasure to receive such an excellent review from you after staying with us. We would like to say thank you for your great review of your experiences at the hotel and staff. The area you have commented will be carefully noted for further improvement in... More 

San Francisco, California, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I must say that the rating from me is 3.5 instead of 4 but since that option is not available, I click on 4 instead. Anyway, the hotel is a 5 stars hotel. I must say that the standard is not up to the common 5 stars hotel I know. The lobby is big and convenient. The room was quite... More 

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holidayinngwanju, Manager at Holiday Inn Gwangju, responded to this review

Dear haryatisugianto, Warmest greetings from Holiday Inn Gwangju in Korea. It has been our big pleasure to receive such an excellent review from you after staying with us. We would like to say thank you for your great review of your experiences at the hotel and staff. The area you have commented will be carefully noted for further improvement in... More 

Irvine, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
51 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We were bounced from Ramada Plaza Gwangju and got happier with this place. - Room was very clean and well-maintained. No carpet small. Bathroom was spacious. Enjoyed taking a shower!! - Free wifi was strong. - TV has many channels (no CNN, though). - Swimming pool was nice, even though we did not get in. The property is mainly for... More 

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holidayinngwanju, Manager at Holiday Inn Gwangju, responded to this review

Dear jeppa3579, Warm greetings from Holiday Inn Gwangju in Republic of Korea. Firstly, we would love to thank you for your staying and comments to share with us. It was our big pleasure to have the great opportunity to serve during your visit to the hotel and Gwangju. We always try our best to provide the top quality of services... More 

New Delhi, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A Very Good Hotel having ideal location with sufficient size of room. Staff was very cooperative and understanding, always willing to help. Quality of food was equally good. A really comfortable place.

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holidayinngwanju, Rooms Manager at Holiday Inn Gwangju, responded to this review

Dear Cparora, Warmest greetings from Holiday Inn Gwangju. First of all, we would like to say thank you for your kind efforts to share your lovely and pleasant experiences with us in Korea. It will be noted well for your future visit to Gwangju and our hotel soon. Once again, thank you so much and hope to serve you soon... More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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98 reviews 98 reviews
97 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

if you are ihg member than makes sense to stay here to get your nights full if you dont get try maybe ramadan hotel as the location is in the city center and you can walk easy around to the bars and shopping;here it takes 5min by taxi to airport 10min 5000won platinum upgrade had to call back after already... More 

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holidayinngwanju, Manager at Holiday Inn Gwangju, responded to this review

Dear Bumsii, Warmest greetings from Holiday Inn Gwangju, Republic of Korea. First of all, we would like to appreciate for you staying at the hotel and write the review from your precious staying with us. Your positive compliments will be shared with the team as well as the areas we need to improve for your future visit. Regarding of the... More 

Vienna, Austria
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The interior and room looked really great, everything was clean and I really liked the modern bathroom. The bed was perfectly comfortable and bathrobes were provided. The room was surely the nicest we had during our trip to Korea and very silent, even the A/C was barely noticeable. Wifi was free as well as usage of the PCs in the... More 

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holidayinngwanju, Rooms Manager at Holiday Inn Gwangju, responded to this review

Dear Mr itschify, Warmest Greetings from Holiday Inn Gwangju. Thank you for selecting the hotel as your choice of accommodation on your trip to Gwangju, Republic of Korea. It was our pleasure of having the opportunity to serve you and we would like to express our appreciation for the feedback you have shared with us. We would like to extend... More 

Victoria, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The front desk staff were very friendly, the room was large and well equipped. The food at dinner in the hotel was excellent, as was breakfast. I wasn't sure why there was a box with a rope and hook to abseil out of my room - I was on the 8th Floor - is this standard? Very handy for the... More 

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holidayinngwanju, Rooms Manager at Holiday Inn Gwangju, responded to this review

Dear Lou, Warmest Greetings from Holiday Inn Gwangju. First of all, we would like to say thank you for your kind efforts of sharing your lovely experience with us, Holiday Inn Gwangju in Korea. We are more than happy to make your stay satisfied and positive. For your kind information, the box with the rope is a necessity item for... More 

New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Pros: 1. Huge rooms with big bathrooms (twin room); 2. Clean and the hotel provided lots of towels and amenities both in the bathroom and for coffee/tea in the room; 3. Great sleeping; 4. Enormous breakfast where you can find all; 5. Big parking lot. Cons. 1. There is no much around and if you do not have breakfast included... More 

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holidayinngwanju, Rooms Manager at Holiday Inn Gwangju, responded to this review

Dear Dmi3y_NY, Warmest Greetings from Holiday Inn Gwangju. Thank you for selecting the hotel as your choice of accommodation on your trip to Gwangju, Republic of Korea. It was our pleasure of having the opportunity to serve you and we would like to express our appreciation for the feedback you have shared with us. Regarding of the areas - cons,... More 

Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I stayed the lowest category room which is called 'superior room'. The room condition was good enough and cleanliness. Actually I go to Holiday inn Gwangju 1~2 times per year. when it comes to the view of Holiday inn Brand, Holiday inn Gwangju is one of best Holiday inn I've stayed ever. I really was touched by front desk staff... More 

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holidayinngwanju, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Gwangju, responded to this review

Dear AndrewJeong, Thank you for taking time to share comments on your recent stay and we are very glad to hear that you had enjoyable stay. On be half of entire employee team of Holiday Inn Gwangju, we promise to continue providing great service and attractive product with proper recognition to our loyal guests. Thank you again for staying with... More 

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Address: 55, Sangmunuri-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 502-827, South Korea
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Location: South Korea > Gwangju
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Gwangju 4*
Number of rooms: 205
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