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Hotel The Designers Samseong

9, Teheran-ro 79-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06158, South Korea
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location in Gangnam only 10 minutes from subway stations Samseong or Seolleung so easy to get to the centre of Seoul. The room was clean and quiet. I never saw any other rooms so I can't comment on the design. Staff speak OK English. Only two issues: the wifi in the room was unreliable so I had to use... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

This hotel looks boutique and fun on the website but was dirty and worn down. I stayed in a room that had a smelly couch and stained (pix attached) walls. The AC was broken and when I called to check two days into my stay (my first two nights were packed with meetings, didn't bother to check, I thought the... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Here is an unsual hotel, with an unique decoration, friendly staff and very well locared. Each room has a theme, it's a quite place with good breakfast, nearby restaurants and near Coex. It's open 24 hours and for those, like me who deal with jetlag, that is a plus as I could walk in the evening and enter at anytime

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Busan, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Room type is two ( normal / sweet room ) Each room has different style of concept room by different designer. Strength is Clean, convenient to go to anywhere. Good one was big bathtub I was too much looking forward to stay here, Price also normal.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here during my stay in Seoul. Was in a small room the first night but moved to a larger room the next night. Every room has a different design/theme. Very cool idea! Clean hotel with excellent staff! Refrigerators in rooms run a little warm but still keep your outside grocery purchases cool. Complimentary waters in fridge as well as... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The location is very very nice for our group from Myanmar. ! Even though far from the city and the sightseeing, but for my point of view it's depend on the geographical location cross the river. The rooms are fit and good amenties! The breakfast is really great with zoo animals, the graffiti room. One thing bother me that I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Their rooms are the perfect size offering much space and really great location. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Plenty of great restaurants and bars in the area too. Air con rooms. Big TV. Clean spacious bathrooms.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This hotel and the design of the rooms are fun. We were able to try out a few of the rooms and have a look in a few others. My favourite would have to be the graffiti room. The only thing which I did not like all that much was that the rooms had very small windows. The hotel staff... More 

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This hotel is at a convenient walking distant from the COEX center. It is relatively small hotel in a quiet street. All rooms are different in design. My room was small and relatively dark but it had all necessary facilities and a good bed. Showering is a bit difficult because you might flood the room accidently because it is next... More 

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Samseongdong / COEX
A large business hub, Samseongdong is anchored by Korea’s World Trade Center, where many important business exhibitions and meetings are held. The enormous COEX mall sprawls underground, providing a myriad of things to do and see, including a large aquarium and movie theater. For a bit of peace and zen, head over to the ornate Bongeunsa Temple which is one of Korea’s most important places of worship. Or take a stroll nearby through the tranquil royal burial grounds of Seonjeongneung, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Address: 9, Teheran-ro 79-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06158, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Samseongdong / COEX
Price Range: $79 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel The Designers Samseong 3.5*
Number of rooms: 90
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