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Hotel Amaranth

55, Oncheon-ro, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 217-070, South Korea (Formerly Ritzcal Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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KL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We stayed at Amaranth Hotel from 19 to 21st Dec 2014 for two nights and booked through Agoda. Taxi drivers still know the place as Ritzcal so it would be best to show them a piece of paper with the name and address of the hotel written in Hangeul. We arrived at about 10pm and was immediately shown to our... More 

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

had to book this hotel as only one with an English language website in the area. It's a $5 taxi ride out of town half way to the mountains. Clean and very warm in winter it has a pleasant feel to it and a very helpful man on the front desk who speaks good English.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

we stay STD double room. 2night.. I could not find out any problem. clean and walm. If you ask bath towel to front, they bring it to my room rapidly. This hotel is located a little far of city center. but It is only $5.00 taxi ride to center. Front desk try to explain about tour point. but english is... More 

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St.Petersburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The hotel lies far from both Sokcho and Seoraksan National Park. Please consider paying up to 20 USD more for the taxi service from bus station to hotel and then to the mountain. Bus route #3 is not convenient and runs irregularly. Other than that the stay was really pleasant. We took the room in Korean style to try it,... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Although not fancy, at less than $50 a night, it is a great value. The rooms are spotless. The service was great. It is a $5.00 taxi ride to the market place. It is on the way to Sorak park. The only negative-- there are no separate smoking/non-smoking rooms. We were there during the week, so they let us check... More 

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Vientiane, Laos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights for less than a couple of hundred US. The rooms were large, had lots of light were quiet and well equipped. They have a guest laundry, lots drinking water etc. Staff speak basic English. It's in a good location for a taxi to the park. There is one Korean restaurant 200m down the road... More 

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We took a taxi from sokcho bus station to this hotel. We check in late is around 8pm. The reception can speak little English and mandarin. We stay in western style room. The room was big , with everything. Wifi available n free of charge. But the towel is small , if u need more towel call the reception they... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

this hotel is located in a peaceful location on the outskirts of city. however there are few city buses which stop just infront of the hotel. it does not have much to offer in terms of scneic beauty. we reached in the evening and were disappointed to know that the restautrant was closed after 8 PM. however the 7 -11... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This is a great little hotel. The room has everything that you could want. Tea & coffee facilities, fridge, bathroom supplies, lovely view. Restaurant on site and a cafe over the road. Price was VERY reasonable. Free Wifi in the room. There was no power point next to the bed for my CPAP machine at night so the staff lent... More 

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jakarta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

we arrived at this hotel around 11pm. we took taxi from terminal (we came from seoul-express bus terminal) to hotel and it cost 5000won. most of the taxi driver know this hotel, so we didn't get any trouble to find this hotel. we just stay for 1 night in triple room. the room is clean and big. the bathroom are... More 

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