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Holiday Inn Gwangju

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gyeongju, South Korea
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101 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We checked in late after walking all over Gwangju and going and seeing alot of different things.. Walking around that area is really nice and had a stop to the Ramada Hotel and walked back so we ate outside Hanwoo BBQ and returned late.. Hotel is really busy because of the convention center at this time but the room was... More 

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

Dear chris a, Warmest greeting from Holiday Inn Gwangju in South Korea. Above all, We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your staying well and sharing your great experiences and compliments such as room was very nice, breakfast experience is better areas and service areas. In the meantime it is very sad about that some areas does... More 

Manila, Philippines
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We had a pleasant overnight stay here at Holiday Inn during our K Shuttle tour in South Korea last March 2015. Large rooms with modern bathroom and lots of outlets for charging the gadgets (other hotels have only one or two outlets inside the room) , delicious and plentiful breakfast and the most comfortable beds and pillows ever. The room... More 

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

Dear msdee28, Warmest greeting from Holiday Inn Gwangju in South Korea. First of all, We would like to show sincere appreciation for your great story and compliments for your recent staying with us such as "The room is modern, clean and spacious." areas and Definitely 5 star! areas and your story will be shared with team members. We always trying... More 

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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Holiday Inn Gwangju has five-star average. Service is great and the facilities are above average. We got a room with smoking smell in the very beginning and the front desk just change the room for us immediately. Breakfast is ok but not stunning. There is no other shipping center or convenient store nearby.. Sometimes will heard air plane noise because... More 

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

Dear Vicki L, Warmest greeting from Holiday Inn Gwangju in South Korea. First of all, Thank you for selecting Holiday Inn Gwangju for your recent staying with us and for your great story and compliments such as "Service is great" areas. In the mean time it is very sad about that some areas does not meet your expectations such as... More 

Incheon, South Korea
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful from the lobby to the top floor. Great location, very close to the airport (perhaps the closest). Wonderful staff, delicious breakfast, definitely a 5-star hotel in all its senses. Great gym and sauna facilities. No doubt I would return here. Worth every won paid!!

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

Dear Sunny D, Warmest greeting from Holiday Inn Gwangju. We would like to express our sincere appreciation for sharing your great experiences and compliments especially Great location, very close to the airport ,. Wonderful staff, delicious breakfast, definitely a 5-star hotel in all its senses during your stay with us. Once again, We appreciate your great efforts and kindness and... More 

New York City, New York
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113 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

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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180 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 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
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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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39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 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 

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157 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 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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85 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 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 

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