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Holiday Inn Gwangju

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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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New York City, New York
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113 reviews 113 reviews
72 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed one night at this Hotel by business and was really impressed - polite staff, great rooms with Asian flavour, superb service. Very nice swimming pool. Breakfast is absolutely delicious and has a lot of food choices - from Western to Asian. 10 minutes drive from airport

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

Dear Marusya757, Warmest greeting from Holiday Inn Gwangju in Korea. First of all, We would like to show sincere appreciation for your great reviews and compliments for your recent stay with us especially Polite staff and Great room areas and also your great reviews will be shared with team members as well. We always try to give a good service... More 

Aurora, Illinois
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152 reviews 152 reviews
70 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The hotel website doesn't make it clear, but the GwangJu train station is further away from the hotel than the SongJeong Station and it (the Gwangju Station) does not connect to the subway. Aside from some challenges with directions, this is a beautiful property. It is much more spacious than any other hotel we encountered in Korea. The beds are... More 

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

Dear Blabbott , Warmest greeting from Holiday Inn Gwangju in Korea. First of all, We appreciated for your great comments and compliments especially room and sleep quality areas for your recent staying with us. In the mean time it is very sad about that some areas does not meet your expectations. The areas you have commented will be carefully noted... More 

Gwangju, South Korea
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This hotel is full of problems and they don't care to solve it, they will say "we will fix it", but nothing happens. I stayed over 6 months now, still there now, and everyday i face problems. The most important is the AC, I wake up everyday sweating, and when I ask them, they say sorry sir it's cold outside.... More 

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

Dear yalahmed, Warmest greeting from Holiday Inn Gwangju in Republic of Korea. First of all we would like to say thank you for your recent staying with us on your visit to Gwangju. In the mean time it is very sad to get to know that you have encountered some areas below than your expectations when it comes to Air... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If you've tried Holiday Inn's throughout the US and Canada with faded carpets and plenty of "family friendly" options you'll have a good idea of the typical chain standard. Now take all of your preconceived notions and throw them out the window - I'm very happy to report this Holiday Inn is nothing like the American counterpart. This is what... More 

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

Dear Sinoed, Warmest greeting from holiday inn Gwangju in Republic of Korea. First of all, we would like to appreciated for your great review and compliments from your previous staying with us and will surely be shared with the relevant departments and team members. The areas you have commented will be carefully noted and highlighted to relevant departments for better... More 

Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
19 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

A very nice and convenient hotel with modern amenities. We don't know about the exact location because we stay during our tour with K-Shuttle in South Korea. We only stay for one night. Nothing to complaint. Everything is satisfactory. The buffet breakfast also delicious.

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

Dear Yusup T, Warmest Greeting from Holiday Inn Gwangju in Republic of Korea. Firstly, we sincerely appreciated for your great experiences and compliments with us and will surely be shared with the team. Once again, we would like to show sincere appreciation for your kind and efforts and we will look forward to welcoming you back soon Gwangju, in Korea.... More 

Denver, Colorado
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78 reviews 78 reviews
44 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
3 helpful votes 3 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 

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