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Backpackers Inside

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hyehwa station”(21 reviews)
“main building”(19 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
2 Star 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...
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Location and contact
5, Sungkyunkwan-ro 4-gil, Jongno-gu | 2th Floor, Seoul 03074, South Korea
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11.2 miles to Gimpo Intl Airport
460 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
0.5 miles from Changdeokgung Palace
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Reviewed yesterday

I’ve spent a really nice time at Backpackers Inside. Friendly and professional staff, nice and interesting travellers, cozy “living room”, nice location; what else would we need? If I come back to Seoul, I’ll definitely come back to this hostel. Wish you all the best...More

Thank benjamincotte34
Reviewed 3 days ago

I booked the deluxe room with private bath and I loved it. There’s also a washing machine that I was able to use to wash my clothes which was much needed since I extended my stay. Overall the rooms are clean and the people are...More

Thank Yoobeb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place to be in seoul! Like really, I dindn't expect to meet such a friendly staff! Big up guys! You're so kind, it feels like home thanks to you! And the guesthouse is near to the subway and bus stations, but most importantly there...More

Thank Fati K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a weekend and decided to come back for almost a week after traveling around South Korea. The hostel has good location, and the room was decent and clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful. A minus is that you have...More

Thank Fredrik S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a hostel where you can meet other travellers and experience backpacking atmosphere in Seoul, this is the place to stay. The hostel is located in a cool university area with a lot of historical sights near by. The subway station...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
$13 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$13 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (126)
Room & Suite (52)
Dining (19)
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Esté H
September 4, 2017|
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Hi!, chinese emabassy is around Myeongdong area(mainly shopping area). it take 20 min by subway (4stops from here) . we have many kind of rooms, but we don't have a mixed dorm, so if you want to stay with us, you have to... More
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Andrea C
April 24, 2017|
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Hello Andrea C, Thank you for your interest in staying with us at INSIDE. The price is depends on rooms like this. *Budget 4-bed private, Shared Bath per a night (weekday :60,000 won weekends : 80,000) *Deluxe 4-bed... More
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terrin22
November 12, 2016|
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thank for your reply Oxana ! good job ~!^^
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Room Tips
"Just ask, they will accomodate you as much as they can."
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"Book ensuite rooms esp when travelling in a group."
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"it was just a bit far from the people on the hostel, because it was in the other building"
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"Shared a 4 bed female room with one young lady. Very convenient."
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