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“Random, army barracks!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Seoul Base Camp Hostel

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Seoul Base Camp Hostel
3F 383-14 Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea   |  
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Ranked #29 of 271 Specialty lodging in Seoul
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“Random, army barracks!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We usually stay in the same hostel in Seoul but this time everywhere was booked out so we tried this place. It was very different. It's reminiscent of an old army barracks...there are bunk beds that are joined together, yet separated using wooden sheets between the beds.
There was a group of us there so we took out the slats and had adjoining beds.
It's clean and the sleeping area is nice and quiet quaint, however the bathroom leaves a lot to be desired. It's like showering/using the bathroom outside and it's fairly public.
It's fine for a one night stay but I wouldn't recommend it for any longer as there is virtually no privacy at all, regarding the bathroom and sleeping arrangements.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Address: 3F 383-14 Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
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Ranked #29 of 271 Specialty lodging in Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Base Camp Hostel is the best place to meet fellow travellers. Central location, only minutes from hundreds of bars / restaurants. Our weekend waffle brings all the guest to our rooftop kitchen in the morning.Description ... more   less 
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