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Billerica, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Simple and basic hostel, but EVERYTHING you could possibly need is at your fingertips. Make sure you walk the city wall, perhaps not all 18 km, but at least some, AND walk along the day-lighted canal (see image). See at least one palace and a gate. Book a tour to the DMZ. Take the bus to Buckhansan National Park and...

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was upgraded to the apartment that they also rent and it was great. I really liked the people. They were nice and helpful when you had questions. also they had a good facility and equipment. the wifi was good as well. for the transportation I would advice other visitors to come by bus like it is explained because that...

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Daejeon, South Korea
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good location, clean, and good host! I like that it close with many good restaurants and shopping area. Easy for transportation (i prefer bus and it was really easy). It also near mcdonalds that offer 24 hours service! And the host was really nice and accommodating!

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

the staffs are very friendly and helpful. They told me lots of useful tips for travelling around in Seoul. The location is good. There are many restaurants and stores nearby. Also, there is a shopping street just only 5 minutes walking distance from the hostel. I really appreciate that the hostel is very clean. The staff keep the place clear...

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Inderøy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seoul is chaotic. The city is enormous, the metro is like a spiders web and Koreans just do things differently than Westerners. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary that you have someone you can ask questions, someone to help you get along, someone to make recommendations when TripAdvisor doesn't really do the job. That's when Mia and Min enter the picture....

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was easy, and without difficulty. Backpackers INSIDE is in a convenient location - transport (bus and metro), bank, laundry, food! - everything literally a 5 to 10 minute walk. The owners really helped with providing tips, directions, suggestions, recommendations, instructions. Getting to and from the airport/accomodation involved 0 stress. And the owners are approachable and available for any enquiries....

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed January 22, 2017

I had a enjoyable stay at Backpackers Inside. I was in a 3 person female dorm. The entire hostel was really well heated, so it was great to come inside from a long day out in the cold Seoul weather! It's a small place which made it easier to meet other travellers, in comparison to the big commercial places that...

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Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

My wife and i stayed 6 days at inside backpackers. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The private rooms are spacious and clean with new bathroom facilities shared with 2 other rooms in one apartment. The common area in the hostel is very cozy and friendly english speaking people always about. I will be back on my return to...

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Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed January 14, 2017

This was a very wonderful hostel to stay at because it was cozy and felt like a home away from home. It is about a 5-minute walk from the subway station and the neighbourhood is very lively. Check in was very quick and the hostel felt really clean. There are mini lockers to put important stuff but it is not...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed January 11, 2017

I was a great experience staying at Inside! Eonnie and Oppa are so kind and very much welcoming. Best stay for a firt timer like me. I also gain new friends when staying in Inside and it was so great, meeting alot of people from different countries was such a great thing. Thank you so much!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a comfortable stay and real Korean lifestyle when you stay at Backpackers INSIDE. We are located in the heart of Daehangno, a historical, cultural, and shopping center (Dongdaemun) of Jongro in Seoul. It is only a five minute walk from the bus stop and the subway station.Meet the other travelers from all over the world (we accept only foreign traveller), while sharing a cup of espresso in our fully-equipped kitchen or playing Wii in our cabin-like common room[Reception Policy]We accept only foreign traveller.(Bookings made by Koreans will be cancelled by us, I am sorry for that)If you don't send us your arrival time again to us individually, your booking will be cancelled without notice.Without our confirmation mail, your booking is not 100% confirmed. Check in: ~10pm(After midnight check in, your booking cancelled automatically except informed to our staff.)Check out : ~11amOur super friendly and attentive staff can provide you with information on the city of Seoul, tours and attractions, and other general information on the rest of Korea ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Inside

Address: 2F, 5 Sungkyunkwanro 4gil | Jongnogu, Seoul 110-532, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $13 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Inside 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Don't expect view. Expect a shared bathroom instead, but why not?”
 of 5 bubbles 696marliesh, 3 days ago | Read review
“All rooms are quiet and dark”
 of 5 bubbles 716aliceo, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“there is 2 buildings and dorm rooms and single rooms with shared bath/toilet is in main building.”
  • 2 shared toilets
  • single room
  • shared bathroom with 2 showers
 of 5 bubbles lisanilsen, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“during booking process you can request for your preferred room”
 of 5 bubbles Y1669XManal, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“single rooms are always nice, you're by yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles sh_zhu, Feb 18, 2016 | Read review
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