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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

This hostel is clean, comfortable, convenient, and easy to find. Wi-Fi internet is fast and stable (as expected in South Korea), lockers are good size, beds are comfortable, towels/soap/shampoo are provided. The neighborhood is easy to walk around and active from noon to after midnight with a great feel. Hongkik Univ metro station and the Hongdae clubs district are short... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Hi i'm wenny agustina from indonesia.I've been there for 9 days in September 2015..its my first trip in seoul..i knew seoulwise guesthouse because my friends reccomendations..the guesthouse is very clean and comfortable..just feel like your own home..mr young is very helpful..as you know its my first time in seoul so i asked him a lot about maps, directions, good places... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

It's our fourth time of visiting Seoul as well as staying in this guesthouse owned by Mr Young. If we visit Seoul again, this guesthouse is undoubtedly still our 'Number One' choice! First, for the location, it is around 5-10 minutes walk from Hongik University Station. There are a number of subway lines including the Airport Railroad to Gimpo and... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in this guesthouse for a week last month. The room is spacious, comfortable and clean (especially the bathroom)! Breakfast is included (cereals, bread with jam, milk, coffee or orange juice) and morning newspapers! Mr, Young is very helpful and accomodating in our queries and making reservations to other guesthouse (we headed to Jeju after). The place is accessible... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I stayed here for a couple of nights in Jan. 2015. I booked a room with a friend in a four person dorm - we were the only people there. It was very clean, very secure, and in a great location. We could easily walk to the University District - which was an awesome way to spend the evenings. Good... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Clean, tidy, warm and homely hostel stay in the cold winter. This was my second time staying at the hostel. Kind and well travelled boss who is very helpful in giving suggestions to itineraries. Staff are friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The guesthouse is a walk away from the train stations, near food stalls/stores and most especially Young(owner) is very accommodating(very hands on). It made my stay in Seoul pleasant and encourages me to go back on Spring. Well recommended for a place to stay while in Seoul.

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My first hostel was not so good, so I have spent 3 hours looking for next one. And never regret about my choice: Seoulwise Guesthouse! First of all, Location. It is 5 mins walking from subway station. At Hongdae area there are a lot of restaurants, bars, clubs! The station is on the green line (inner circle line) so everything... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The owner of the guesthouse, Mr. Young is very helpful, as we're checking out early in the morning as in 6am, we're supposed to drop our keys inside the guesthouse because the door is auto-lock, but my sister left her iPhone in the room, so we called with the phone provided outside the guesthouse & Mr. Young is kind enough... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The owner, Mr. Young, is the best part of SeoulWise. He is always working hard there even though he has a new born child at home. He has worked for Korean Air, traveled quite extensively, and speaks English and Japanese. Therefore he is a wealth of information on the sights of Seoul including calling for a last minute slot on... More 

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Staying in Hongdae

Neighborhood Profile
Hongdae
Carefree enthusiasm is everywhere in this energetic neighborhood centered on Hongik University, Korea’s top art school. From its assortment of murals to the occasional amateur street performances, creativity and expression make up the wild and beating heart of vibrant Hongdae. At the Free and Hope Market (weekends at the Hongdae Children’s Playground) you'll find one of Seoul’s most popular handmade and creative markets drawing consistent crowds. At Hongdae, there’s never a shortage of things to do and see; food and drink options are nearly endless as are shops and noraebang (karaoke) rooms. Hongdae is also one of Seoul’s top party and club scenes catering to a younger demographic; if a packed club isn’t your scene, you'll also find a range of music venues and bars offering live music in all genres. Although Hongdae has lost much of its unique appeal and undergone rapid commercialization in recent years, be sure to explore Hongdae’s edges in areas such as Sangsu-dong and Yeonnam-dong where Hongdae’s fiercely independent streak still runs freely.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Have you been looking for clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation in a friendly, cozy and quite environment? You have come to the right place. Seoulwise is a Clean, Safe, Convenient, Comfort, Friendly, Informative guesthouse to make your trip a never to forget experience. 'We aim to be the best guesthouse in Korea.'- One of the most vibrant locations in Seoul - Hongdae(Hongik University)Seoulwise is conveniently located at the culturally rich Hongdae(Hongik University) area, the center for Seoulites in their 20s and 30s and indie artists. This area is packed with restaurants, bars, shops and clubs. It is one of the most vibrant and enjoyable places to explore in Seoul. Also we are easily accessible by all types of transportation including Airport railroad, metro, city buses and airport limousine buses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seoulwise Guesthouse

Address: 82-7, World Cup buk-ro 6-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul 03993, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Hongdae
Price Range: $16 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Seoulwise Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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