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Backpacker Mr.Sea

7, Jong-ro 18-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-522, South Korea
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Barcelona, Spain
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an ensuite appartment for two and everything was perfect. It's up to you whether you want to engage with other people there or not. The area is perfect: near lots of shops and restaurants. It is near a subway station as well. The staff are really friendly and they even gave us some tangerines for Christmas! I highly... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Pros: 1) Our flight arrived almost 2 hrs delayed but it was no problem getting in the hosted to wait up for us as we will be arriving past the check in time. 2) Location is great as it's only a few steps away from the airport shuttle Jongno 3-ga stop and the metro (Jongno 3-ga, exit 15). The owners... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Nice Location- Its on the small road, even Koreans dont know where is it, difficult to find on the first time staff nice and available , they are very helpful , speak well english The room Nice , but small

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I shared a twin ensuite room with my friend. The room size was small but adequate. After putting both of our luggages on the floor and left it open, there is not much space for walking already. Owner was friendly and nice though. If you dont mind small bathroom, you can consider this place because of its great location.

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Macau, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

This is my second stay after my first visit 5 years ago. The hostel location is very convenient, surrounded by street food and restaurants, 8 minutes walk to the subway, 2 minutes walk to bus station, very easy access from/to airport, close to famous attraction such as Changgyeonggung Palace, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Insadong, Dongdaemun, etc. There is simple bfast provided in... More 

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Karon, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I spent 3 nights here. It is not modern or fancy, but it is comfortable. I opted for the twin room, as opposed to dorm rooms. Our room had a shared bathroom. The toilet is upstairs so it wasn't convenient if you needed the toilet at night. The bathroom facilities were very average. The breakfast is basic... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Backpacker Mr. Sea is located right next to MC Donalds, Dunkin Donuts, Pizza Hut and other US Franchisings. But also, and this is what I preferred, next to those little booths with original Korean food. Yumm so tasty! There is breakfast provided every morning which contains toast, jam, milk, cereals, tea or coffee. The Hyehwa metro station is close by.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

I've spent 5 weeks here for academic business and travelings. The hostel location is perfect, it located opposite airport bus stop, few minutes walk to subway, restaurants, fast foods, snacks bar but still pretty quiet. The room is value for money, the best for its range, I stayed in ensuit room which includes bathroom, kitchen, refrigerator, A/C and heating floor.... More 

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Los Angeles de San Rafael, Spain
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Backpacker Mr. Sea is home away from home, solid basics, no frills and fuss, clean with plenty of heat and hot water. Owners are unusually warm-hearted, with good security and attentive to requests and needs. A large, spunky guard cat comes to life at night. The welcoming, simple breakfast is toast and jam, cereal, cocoa, brewed coffee and green tea... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This place is in a great location amongst bars and restaurants. The Hyehwa metro station is close by. Changgyeonggung and Changdeokgung palaces and the Jongmyo Shrine are a easy walk from this hostel. I took a single private room which is very basic. This was located in the basement with shared kitchen and one shower shared among other room occupants.... More 

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Additional Information about Backpacker Mr.Sea

Address: 7, Jong-ro 18-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-522, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $38 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpacker Mr.Sea 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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