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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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20, Samil-daero 32ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea
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Gimpo Intl Airport11 mi
Incheon Intl Airport31 mi
Anguk5 min
Jongno 3-ga8 min
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Room price is really very affordable. Hotel staff are very hospitable. They can understand english, but they cannot speak fluently...Great location, walking distance from the sub-way station and nearby retaurants..The breakfast is OK, but if you want to ask for more, stay in a 4
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One can never ask for more with this hotel room price. All the staffs are very helpful and they are a bunch of happy workers, transmitting very well coming vibes indeed. Location of hotel is very good, surrounded by eateries and convenient stores. Very close to parks and places
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Let me preface this by saying that this is NOT a "nice hotel." The shower in my room was literally a spray nozzle attached to the sink faucet. But it's so inexpensive and so conveniently located that you can't really complain. I slept like a rock, and you're just a quick walk
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This hotel provides good service and located in a good locations (few attractions and subway stations within walking distance). However, the room and the bathroom is quite small, and the bed is not very comfortable.
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Nice little budget hotel with all the amenities that you would need as a solo Traveller.. but one down side is the breakfast where there is little variety, but I don't have a problem with that as I was mostly out early in the morning and got breakfast at the nearby convenience
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Take the limousine bus from Incheon Airport and drop off at Anguk Station. With the travel card, I think I paid 9,000 won for the ride. Look for exit 4 and just ask any locals for directions to ibis hotel. Hotel Icon is just behind it.
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They provided a toothbrush because I took the one provided home and used it there. I forget whether they provided toothpaste because I brought my own, but I think there was a small tube.
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Hi We were only in Seoul overnight staying at the Hotel Icon but we went to the old palace which is probably less than 200 meters away - back to the Main Street where the buses run. It has scenes in most of the rooms so you can see what it was like in its heyday. There was an temporary? exhibition of the ceremonial robes that were really stunning. Some had been made recently and the woman who made them was on site to answer questions although she spoke little English. The other place to go which is some 400-500 meters away is the Independence Park. It is full of buildings and plaques on the wall showing Korea's fight for independence against the Japanese. Well worth visiting. There is a market street some 300metres away which was quite lively at night full of stalls, shops and eateries with a little display area where people were doing Ti Chi or whatever. It was still quite busy even during the day. The Royal palace is as I recall some 2-3 Kms away.
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hi, I am not sure about the discount. Perhaps you can write direct to the hotel to enquire. Cheers
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"It's a very quiet hotel. Walking distance to subway station and restaurants"
"Choose corner rooms and those located from level 6 up"
"8th Floor."
"Go to penthouse and see the mountain overlooking the city."
"Stay somewhere else"
$37 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South KoreaSeoulIkseon-dongGwanghwamun / JongnoJongno ga-dongJongno-gu
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