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Reviewed August 5, 2016

Hostel was a short walk (5-10 mins) from Itaewon subway station and was just outside of the main bustle of Itaewon which left it a nice quiet area. Dorm rooms were simple with a clean shared bathroom, ac was good and the free breakfast (eggs, toast and tea) in the morning was great! A little on the expensive side given...

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Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I went there the year before. The backpackers is clean and simple. The owner is really helpful. My room is very small single room but no complaint as i only need it for sleeping at night. I can have free toast and coffee for breakfast which is nice. The bathroom is clean but it is shared. So make sure you...

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Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

It's a wonderful place, the owner and his wife are really nice and they helped me a lot. The location is great near the subways station and there is a lot of restaurant and coffee shops. The rooms are good. Thanks MJ & Geoffrey.

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Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Lucky to stay here. Everything is great for a solo backpacker. Nothing to complain. Just stay here and cut my fingers if you dont believe me about how awesome it is to get a room here. This is.. "MY HOME IN SEOUL"

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Guiguinto, Philippines
Reviewed October 11, 2013

We had a nice stay in IB (Itaewon Backpackers). The room is clean, even the shared bathroom. They changed the towels everyday. The breakfast is good too. The place is also situated at the heart of Itaewon Market so shopping is really close, and it is really near at Namsan Tower. The manager (Kuya Geoffrey) is really nice, he helped...

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3Thank Mina I
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed September 3, 2013

for the backpacker,the room is clean n comfortble.the toilet also clean(shared).but then traveller have to keep it clean.the crews also friendly.for muslim backpacker,this GH location is good because easy to find halal food. u can easily find halal food here which is u can try turkish food (e.g:mr.kebab) or indonesian malay food (siti sarah).

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Waianae, Hawaii
Reviewed June 17, 2013

So my friends and I stayed at Doo guesthouse in Itaewon. On the night of arrival we were running late and the staff had waited up for us to get there and help bring all of our stuff into the room. Donny and his staff is super help fun and provided recommendations for us. The location of the guesthouse is...

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2Thank Kianejoy808
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

The location is not far from airport bus and subway. Need to walk down the hill so it is not convinent for large lugguge, but you can ask their staffs to help carry for you.  The double room is large, clean and easy access to the toilet. The staffs are helful, good in english.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed October 12, 2012

This was our first time trying out a Guest House. We normally go for mid to high end hotels but half way through our 11 days stay in Seoul, we needed to do our laundry. We were staying in Itaewon's The IP Boutique Hotel which is just across the road from Doo Guest House but they didn't have a washing...

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Staying in Itaewon

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Itaewon
Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison, Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here, trendy international restaurants dot the area alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest club venues. After dark, Itaewon comes into its own as one of Seoul’s top party scenes. The crowd is a fascinating patchwork of all backgrounds and identities, including a small but thriving Muslim community (centered on Korea’s sole mosque), the LGBT community (with a string of popular bars and clubs), and a wide range of ethnicities and cultures scattered around. Those seeking a quiet respite should head towards the eastern end, in Hannam-dong, which not only has one of Korea’s best art museums, the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, but plenty of mid-range to upscale restaurants and cafes.
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Itaewon Backpackers is an accommodation for tourists located in the center of Itaewon. We promise we have the best reasonable price for extensive rooms, and we will provide you the best satisfaction no matter what your purpose of the visit is.Itaewon Backpackers will treat you with the best qualities of service,and promise we will do our best to become the new guide of Itaewon.Thank you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Itaewon Backpackers

Address: 19-8, Itaewon-ro 36-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04404, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Itaewon
Price Range: $13 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Itaewon Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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