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Dongbang Tourist Hotel

103, Nongae-gil, Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Jinju
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night on 10th June 2015. I made my booking for a River View Room direct through the online request form and received confirmation within 24 hours. On arrival I was greeted warmly by the receptionist and checked in quickly with no issues. The room had a nice view which looked out onto the river and... More 

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Antony, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This hotel has seen better days, but altogether the atmosphere is pleasant, the desk is well manned and everybody is nice and friendly. The coffee shop offers a good selection, the breakfast does not offer a big selection, but it was sufficient for me. The bathrooms are OK. The carpet in the rom was not perfectly clean, but I could... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This hotel is old and expensive. The worst is their wifi, it depend which room you are getting, most of the room cannot connect to wifi, so those using smart phone or iPad have to go to lobby and use. Only thing is still good, they provide a free airport transfer and for business traveller, they provide a free transport... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Hotel location is great, very near to the riverside where you can bike around in the morning or in the afternoon. Rooms are OK, western standard. You can even request for a Korean style bedroom. Even if the hotel seems scary at first, you'll feel very at home after the first night. plenty of english channels. Staff members are very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Good things - nice comfortable room with an ok sized bathroom. Water boiler with coffee and teas available as well as an adequate minibar. A very high-tech washing-and-blowdrying toilet. They've been around for a while, but I never expected to find one in a hotel. Good water pressure in the shower. From room 701, I had quite a nice view,... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

for 10 days the only boiled , fried and omlet egg is avilable resturant is very poor , no international food avilable the elevator smell is very bad over all the hotel is very expensive dont try to pay in US dollar >>>try to exchange in the air port first becuase they have thier own exchange rate

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

Stayed a week. Rooms are old and hotel are quiet. what really bad for my stay is with No air cond for a week stay. Reason given as this common for Korean Hotel during this period not switching on the aircond but I replied this is a tourist hotel as stated in the hotel name where foreigner do stay like... More 

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Ben Lomond, NSW, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

This is the second time my wife and I have stayed at the Dongbang after both times visiting for the Lantern Festival during the first week of October. On our first visit we were fortunate enough to have a higher floor room with a central view of the festival site. This time we were not so fortunate! The room was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

The hotel is very old. Room is small and expensive. The location is near to the shopping area, need to walk around 15 minutes. This hotel rate does not include breakfast, so please take note. Only thing good for this hotel, free shuttle bus from / to airport and the company you want to visit during the day time

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Timmins, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Hotel is probably the most agreeable western hotel in the area. Want a double bed? Sorry cant help you - but they will offer you two single beds pushed together! Clean hotel, attentive staff but the primary failing with this hotel is that they turn the AC off at night (but still charge you for the room WITH AC!). My... More 

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