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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the Hostel Korea (or Hostel Korea Original as seen on other sites) for 8 nights. I paid for a single with a shared bathroom and was surprised at the tiny room I was lodged in. Keep in mind that if you're tall, you'll need to request a bigger room to best suit you. I was quite uncomfortable...

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
Reviewed February 17, 2017

I stayed in the en-suite single room as I was travelling alone and prefer to stay by myself. The room itself is very clean and is quite spacious. There's a tv, too, in the room (although I never used it nor did I ever managed to learn how to use it). I always leave the room aired and open the...

Thank f_ain90
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

The staff were friendly and helpful upon our late night arrival. The rooms are small, but they are clean and really well-priced! The room includes access to free WiFi. The hostel is conveniently located near a subway station, so getting around Seoul is easy. I would definitely recommend Hostel Korea!

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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

I stay there with my sister and I love it thank you very much to the staff Mr. Taeyoung he is a beautiful person so adorable, the hostel is very near to the subway and many restaurants thank you very much hope see u again! ❤

Thank Fiorella P
Reviewed November 29, 2016

With cheap prices, you can get the best hostel ever. the bed is clean and we got breakfast for free. you can get coffee and tea for free too..Wifi is free too..you can connected to your social media account soon.. The place is only 3 minutes away from sinseol dong station..

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Lynden, Washington, United States
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Best place I've ever stayed as far as having a private room. Clean, quiet, comfortable bed, and it's really nice to have the little ensuite. I have to go to Seoul every weekend for graduate school and this is by far my favorite place to stay. If you want to party, the location isn't the best, but if you're sight...

Thank JaqG
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed September 1, 2015

The hostel rooms are small by most people's standards, but they are good enough if you just want a place to rest and put your feet down before you get out and explore Seoul. It is also very near the Dongdaemun area, and accessible within 10-15 minutes' walk, depending on how fast you walk. I have to admit that after...

1Thank Kevinjang
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed May 27, 2015

We have been staying here whenever we visit Seoul. Good wifi connection, great location, hot water, basic & clean room and friendly staff. Recommended if you just want a cheap room to sleep near metro station.

1Thank Joanne L
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Reviewed May 17, 2015

It was my first time traveling to Korea and my first time staying at a hostel so take this with a grain of salt. Pros: Dongmyo station is in a convenient location to travel to many different areas Close to the station Free Wifi and Computer access Private rooms available with fridge Cons: Clean, but really worn down and messy...

6Thank breakfast_at_mine
Reviewed May 15, 2015

We booked for nights there, and wound up extending three more. The location was great, the free breakfast was sufficient, and the room was an okay size. If I was staying in Seoul again, or had a friend looking for a hostel, I would recommend this one.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Korea is ? International exchange and interaction with foreigners… At the Hostel Korea, the world is under one roof.Hostel Korea is a guest house that provides quality service at a bargain price to travelers visiting Korea.The purpose of our service is to provide all travelers visiting Korea With a feeling of comfort and cozinessduring their stay in Korea, as if traveling in their own home.Hostel Korea is located in the heart of Seoul, near Dongdaemun, which makes it very convenient for travelers to move around the city.Travelers can get to the main tourist attraction within 5 to 10 minutes.By providing travelers with economical rates, a variety of clean facilities, Convenient transportation and friendly service, we are confident that Hostel Korea is the best Hostel for travelers to have a comfortable and safe trip.Make your trip to Korea one to remember for a lifetime by staying in Hostel Korea.We will welcome you with kindness. We wish happiness to everyone that loves Traveling and Hostel Korea will continue our efforts to become a rendezvous Where Korea is seen by the world and many different cultures of the world are exchanged.Thank you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Korea

Address: 20-12, Jong-ro 65-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 121-81, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $11 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Korea 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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“It all looked nice and clean and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JaqG, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a single room which costs only around 35,000won”
 of 5 bubbles Kevinjang, Sep 1, 2015 | Read review
“Third floor rooms have en-suite bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles deahh, May 15, 2015 | Read review
“Small Hanok are too small for two person. Consider upgrade to at least medium. =)”
 of 5 bubbles 202nickyl, Jan 22, 2014 | Read review
“Rooms without toilets are actually much better than rooms with one as water tend to leak into the room after showering. The shower screen doesnt really work. Those with ensuite toilets are located at 3rd floor and if you have large luggages, better to be located on 2nd floor instead. Anyway, the common toilets are small and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles LemonCookie, Jun 16, 2013 | Read review
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