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Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse

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24, Wausan-ro 38-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul 04057 South Korea
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Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse is a woman only, eco-friendly house at Sinchon/Hongdae, the center of youth culture in Seoul. Self-served breakfast(vegan breads, fruit, soy milk and teas / sweet potato for gluten intolerant), internet, wifi, linen and towel, handmade shampoo bar made from natural oils are offered free. Self-catering is available. The guests can join the activities of the guesthouse, e.g. hiking, vegetable gardening, cooking. Sleeping Strawberry pursues the travel resource center for woman backpacker. UE, the hostess is also a publisher of Alternative Culture and edited Do You Like to Travel?.She likes travel, walking and cooking. She walked the way to Santiago de Compostela from Le Puy-en-Veley in 2007. We are trying to reduce our carbon footprint! - You can wash your hair with hand-made shampoo bar, and rinse with a couple of drops of vinegar. - You can wash your clothes by hand, with a couple of drops of vinegar or EM(effective microorganisms) instead of washing powder, spin and dry them. (You can also use 24 hours coin laundry service near guesthouse.) - We have a air conditioner, but ask you to use electric fan usual day except roasting hot days. - We are trying to serve vegetarian and local foods. - We have a water purifier by red clay ceramic ball. You don't have to buy bottle water.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
Special diet menus
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Non-smoking hotel
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I loved my 4 nights stay at Sleeping Strawberry. Ui was great and we went on a spectacular hike that just happened to incorporate walking by/through the house from Coffee Prince! The guest house has three rooms - one with 3 bunkbeds, and two rooms with a bunkbed set each. If you want to spend all your time partying in Hongdae, or if you want to spend your days quietly exploring old and new Seoul, this is a great place that will make you feel warm and welcome. p.s. very happy with the free breakfast every morning and random free meals!
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I really enjoyed my stay at Sleeping Strawberry and I look forward to staying here again. It was very comfortable and quite and is in a great location. Ue is such a lovely and kind host as well. The food she provided was so good.
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Although it was my first time to stay there I loved alot..The place is very clean, so comfortable and cute like ypur home... Mrs. UE is so kind, helpful and a wonderfulll host. She makes me found out delicious home-made bread which she cooks herself. I spend really wonderful times in sleeping strawberry. I feel like there is my home in Seoul.. I definetelly recommend this guesthouse to female travellers in seoul :)
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Response from UE유이, 오너 at Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse
Responded Sep 3, 2016
Thank you for enjoying my home-made bread with your whole heart while staying at Sleeping Strawberry. I believe you can also make your home-made bread easily if you apply properly the recipe I sent to you. I'd like to taste bread you bake using Turkish native whole wheat flour. - Ms. UE
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Sleeping strawberry is such a nice place to stay in Seoul if you are look for a nice home-y place to retreat to at the end of the day. Ue is a lovely host and provided a delicious and healthy vegan breakfast everyday. It was left out for the guests to eat when they were ready which suited me perfectly. I highly recommend for eco-conscious women who are traveling and want to be around like-minded people!
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Response from UE유이, 오너 at Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse
Responded Aug 11, 2016
Thank you so much for your great review. I'm happy to know you due to opening the guest house. I hope eco-friendly veggie women in the world make friends and empower each other at Sleeping Strawberry.
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The name of this guest house already caught my attention in the first place. Being a Female only guest house and vegan food easily accessible around the vicinity of the guest house is an plus point for a vegetarian person like me. The guest house is located in a quiet residential area and very convenience place for traveller to travelling around as it is located near Subway ( Hongdae subway) and within 5- 8 minutes walking distance is another subway ( Sinchon). The owner is a very friendly and helpful person. She prepared delicious breakfast and conduct Korean cooking class. I stay here for 10 days and overall I enjoyed staying in the Eco friendly guest house with clean and cosy room.
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Response from UE유이, 오너 at Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse
Responded Jun 13, 2016
Thank you so much for your great review! It’s been a pleasure helping you enjoy the trip in Korea. Take care! See you!
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PRICE RANGE
$70 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South KoreaSeoulMapo-gu / Donggyo-dong
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Real Escape Challenge - Hongdae (0.3 miles), Seoul Escape Room Hongdae 1 (0.09 miles), and Gyeongui line forest (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a concierge.
Which room amenities are available at Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Yeonnamseo Sikdang, Mibundang Sinchon, and Sinchon Hwangso Gopchang.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Sleeping Strawberry Guesthouse?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace (3.0 miles), Changdeokgung Palace (3.7 miles), and Seoul City Wall (2.7 miles).