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Hotel Philos

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   198-2, Jukdo-dong, Buk-gu, Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do 791-050, South Korea
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Ranked #2 of 11 Hotels in Pohang
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014
Howard L Busan, South Korea
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Busan, South Korea
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

stayed two nights for a business purpose. It is famous for delicious restaurant and wedding ceremony in Pohang, but I did not use its restaurant. The front desk staffs are kind but didn't smile. Room was old and had not sufficient concentric plugs for electric devices. Not so bad, not so good for business trip at the price.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Was on a 1-night stay biz trip in Pohang and was told that this was the one and only good hotel to stay in. Agree that the receptionist at the counter was a bit 'cool' or rather 'cold'. Wasn't really smiley enough when i asked for the bell boy. Merely motioned me to get my own bags up the lifts... More

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Bochum, Germany
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We were in room 618 with twin beds. The window view wasn't great. Bathtub and shower is nice and clean though the bath towels were worn out. The bedroom is wide enough for the 3 of us (one king bed and one single bed). Nice quality Duve. Basic amenities are in it such long table by the tv, kettle for... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
76 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

stayed 2 nights, and told by colleagues who travel here quite a lot that it is one of the better hotels in area. Only one gripe being the room did not have an iron, and though the front desk appeared to understand my request to borrow an iron either they didn't have them or it got misunderstood. The room was... More

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Houston, Texas
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189 reviews 189 reviews
68 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

My associates and I spent 2 nights here on a recent business trip to Pohang, we recieved a professional but rather "cool" reception from the front desk staff probably just due to the language barrier as the entire hotel staff is non English speaking. It is clearly an older property, carpets are a bit worn in both the rooms and... More

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90 reviews 90 reviews
29 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Spent three nights in this hotel during a business trip. Good comfortable bed with good duvet. At this time of the year it is cold and everywhere including the hotel corridors are even cold, therefore having a good run with a heating system is essential and this hotel meets that criteria. Food in the hotel is also good.

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Yockleton, Shropshire, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012 via mobile

Good hotel well situated for Posco and Hyundai visits. Reception coffee lounge, Korean restaurant and lobby spotless dinner very good service good in these areas. Coffee very expensive. Couple of convenience stores but nothing else district is building supply companies good carpark. Room above average. Breakfast and area was a let down empty after 0830. Food poor selection if not... More

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Pohang, South Korea
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

I don't know who posted those pictures, but none of them look like the actual hotel. As for the hotel itself, it is okay. The rooms are nice, the beds are comfortable, and the staff is okay, but not outgoing.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2011

This is just an average hotel. The hotel staff was ok. There was plenty of parking. The breakfast was not as good as the Ramada Encore. If I had to stay here again, I would with out a problem.

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Address: 198-2, Jukdo-dong, Buk-gu, Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do 791-050, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Pohang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Philos 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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