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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed myself, the hostel was mainly clean, tidy and quiet and in an absolutely perfect location to see all the main sights. Seriously the location is about as perfect as it's possible to be, so easy to go everywhere!! And the free basic breakfast is really nice, home cooked every morning

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Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed there from 23.09.2014 for 1 week and it was horrible. - Dirty beds - Dirty washrooms - No mosquito net because of air condition hose line through the window. - No warm water after 11AM - Unfriendly host (male korea) - trash everywhere etc. price (93.000Won) / performance ration is very bad for this hostel.

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Makati City, Philippines
Reviewed September 12, 2014

My sister and I stayed at Wow Hostel for 4 nights, which we booked through Airbnb. It was a small coed property of 5 floors near Gwanghwamun station. There was no lift so we had to carry our luggage up to the topmost floor where our room was located. Good thing the girl (I was not able to get her...

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Staying in Seodaemun

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Seodaemun
Walk within this area, centered on what used to be the western gate of traditional Seoul, and you'll get a glimpse of Korea’s past through the beautiful and historic buildings that are scattered throughout. Whether wandering around Deoksugung’s palace walls or touring more historically somber sites such as Seodaemun Prison, this is one of the best places for culture, architecture, and history lovers. Jeongdong in particular is a beautiful place for a stroll in spring and autumn.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HostelWOW by the hostel freaks!HostelWOW is close to Gwanghwamun subway station. (line 5) offers extremely good value for money in Seoul, South Korea – ideal for backpackers and budget travelers.HostelWOW is only 120 meters from Gwanghwamun subway station and 450 meters from airport limousine bus Station( number 6005 ). Also, Gwanghwamun and Big Market (Home plus) are within walking distance. The hostel has over 50 private beds. It is clean and well-maintained and guests find it easy to make friends here. Facilities include broadband Internet access, laundry, include breakfast, and a very lively K-pop. Simply enter your booking dates and click to proceed or send any inquiries. Welcome to HostelWOW, Welcome to Seoul, Welcome to Korea! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Wow

Address: 11-9, Saemunan-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03182, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Seodaemun
Price Range: $20 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Wow 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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