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Holiday Inn Gwangju

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   55, Sangmunuri-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju 502-827, South Korea
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Ranked #1 of 19 hotels in Gwangju
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Vienna, Austria
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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

Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Stayed here briefly while visiting some friends in Gwangju. Bit far out - need to jump in a taxi to go downtown, but the hotel is great. Staff are really nice, and the hotel is perfectly located if you're heading for the airport. Gwangju has few international standard hotels, but this is one of them. Pity that there are none... More

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

Dear Justin Joh, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your recent stay. We are very glad our employees were able to help you to have comfortable stay. We continue to focus on providing a great product support by great service. We find by far the majority of our guests feel this is... More

Japan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

It looks like an 5-star hotel, but in reality it is a 4-star. Facilities look gorgeous, though the maintenance and cleaning is not enough. For example, a tea table in a guest room look good, but it can have more wiping and polishes. Bathroom counter looks great marble, but it has a lot of water stains, so it looks rather... More

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

Dear hongosen, Thank you very much for sharing comments on your recent stay and I am very sorry to hear what you have experienced. However, we are taking your concerns very seriously and we will look into our room cleanliness standard thoroughly. Again I sincerely apologize for what you have experienced but I hope we could get another chance to... More

Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
460 reviews 460 reviews
104 hotel reviews
802 helpful votes 802 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Very impressed. The typical view of the HI brand in the USA is that it is a decent side of the road 3 star hotel. Well, on the international side they are certainly changing that view. This was my first time at this hotel. I was in town for a one-night stay for business. The lobby had nice Christmas decorations.... More

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

Dear Arizonaac, Thank you so much for taking time to share your comments. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that you liked our rooms and facilities. It’s something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We will be sure to pass your kind words along to our hotel employees.... More

Lempaala, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Have visited twice in this hotel for business trip, compared to some other hotels in Gwangju city, this is definetily best value for money. Hotels is modern, clean and staff is friendly and helpfull. The only thing which is small weakness is location not close to any good restaurants or attractions, but there is walking distance to metro station and... More

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

Dear Jannehele, Thank you so much for sharing comments on your recent stay. We are very glad our employees were able to help you to have comfortable stay. We continue to focus on providing a great product support by great service. We find by far the majority of our guests feel this is the most important matter which makes our... More

Tampere, Finland
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
30 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I spent only one night in this new, modern architecture creation. Everything was top class, the room was spacious and well equipped, breakfast plentiful with good variety, gym excellent and service came with a smile. The hotel is located outside the city center so it is not within walking distance of anything. But if that is not a problem, you... More

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

Dear Pepics, Thank you very much for sharing your comments and we are very glad you had pleasant stay with Holiday Inn Gwangju recently. We all look forward to welcoming you back not too distant future. Sincerely, Young More

Kearney, Nebraska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Absolutely enjoyed staying at the Gwangju Holiday Inn and it far exceeded my American standards of what a Holiday Inn should be. The entire staff was extrodinary and made our trip entirely comfortable. The rooms were very nice and the bed was extremely comfortable. We purchased the advanced rate room and were given complementary brreakfast. Their resturant's breakfast was a... More

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

Dear Izbo25, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your recent stay. We are very glad our employees were able to help you to have comfortable stay. We continue to focus on providing a great product support by great service. We find by far the majority of our guests feel this is the... 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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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