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Mountain Home, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The single rooms have a large double bed, air con, and an attached "wet room" (bathroom with shower head and drain). Towels and linens are provided and you're able to swap dirty for clean right away, no need to contact the staff. There is also a shelf of toiletries donated by past occupants. The bed had 4 pillows! Yay, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mum and I have no regrets on choosing Banana Backpackers as the place to stay during our visit in Korea. The place was clean, organized, and pretty strategic. The staff were very nice and they speak English very well and very helpful! My mum and I brought a lot of stuff and our luggage was heavy, but the staff... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I stayed here for a week. Their kitchen and public spaces are always clean and the staff are very friendly. The terrace has great view. I would recommend the Banana backpackers to those who seeking for a quiet and nice place to stay in Seoul.

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Thank Hellen_Liu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We stayed here 5 days in April, we're all like it, it's easy to go Banana from station, there is bus local in front of Banana, there are many restaurants in near, specially jajangmyun! :) I ate tiwce. We booked room for three but had a room for four, bed was good, pilow so soft, it's quite, we slept well.... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at Banana Backpackers for 8 Nights. We had a pleasant stay at this hostel since it is near line 4 station (Yong-san middle and high school) and most of the tourist attractions are accessible from the hostel. Also, the place is near restaurants and stores. The hostel is quiet as well. It has amenities such... More 

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Fairview Park, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Friendly place with excellent staff. Facilities are well maintained, very clean. Lots of free stuff. Small, but functional kitchen. Good for the Environment. Small gym in the terrace, with view to the N. Seoul tower. Nice private rooms with bathroom

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Thank carlosjulio1968
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time staying here for our first 3 nights in Seoul. Even though in the beginning was a 'little' adventure getting there as we were dragging our luggages (7 persons) after getting out of the nearest Subway station. We like this place as we had our own privacy in each of our rooms and we do not... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Finding it was an adventure. We were kinda lost, but thanks to the people around. We found it! The place was dainty, hip and cool. with the instructions and directions billed on the walls, creative I must say. We liked our room and very comfy. Staff was very helpful on things we needed, Elodie and Tang to mention. Almost 15-20... More 

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Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Banana backpacker is best hostel , This is clean, conveniently and comfortable. I have satisfaction this. I like Banana backpacker. The staff take very good care and have a good relationship. I recommend to stay here.

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Hiroshima, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Even for a guy of 70 this was way above what I expected. Lovely staff (Sora and Tang), clean rooms with everything functional. Good restaurants nearby, subway only a short walk. especially the German one (Jonas). If you are to use the airport bus to get to Incheon do check out the stops and timings beforehand as it is not... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Banana Backpackers is a cozy property offering comfortable, affordable accommodation in Seoul. Banana backpackers is located near Seoul station just only 5 minutes distance by car. Also It's very convenient place where it takes just 7 minutes from Sookmyung Women Univ. Station by walking. Using metro Line No.4, You can get to Namdaemun Market, Myeongdong Shopping Area, Dongdaemun Market each 4, 6, 10 minutes taken. The place is just near Seoul N tower which is the great landmark of Seoul. And, Itaewon street, Gyungridan-gil, National museum of Korea, War memorial of Korea is near Banana backpackers, You can feel and experience the diverse culture of Seoul like Music + performing arts, History, Shopping, Sightseeing. Our rooms each have their own complete bathroom, hair dryer, TV, air conditioning and floor heating systems. And you may rest and cure your heart from the busy metropolis with fantastic view of Mt. Namsan N Tower at our lovely terrace. Free coffee and tea, hair shampoo & rinse, internet (wireless) and laundry are included in the price as well. Also, we have a fully-equipped kitchen and the pretty and friendly lounge inside. And provide you free blankets, bed covers, pillow cases and towels even free luggage storage service. We have no curfew or lock-out time. The place looks like A treasure island as it is, your trip will be more precious and beautiful with staying. - Banana backpackers ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banana Backpackers

Address: 7, Duteopbawi-ro 25-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04336, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $31 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Banana Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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