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Coventry, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

My daughter booked 8 nights stay at the Yellow Brick Hostel through Expedia for her self and a friend. She followed this up with an email a week before the stay was due to start and received a confirmation email from Han stating that they had the reservation. When they arrived on the 10th June they were told there was... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I have visited South Korea for the second time last January and I must say hostels specifically in Seoul is one of the great things they can offer to traveler like me and it's just only a bonus having a nice and helpful staffs. Yellow Brick is not an exemption for being a very good hostel, from the manager named... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Let me start this review by saying that we normally enjoy 5* hotels. In this case, I asked my son to book me and his sister in a not too expensive, well located, peaceful and very clean place to stay for 3 nights. We were here only for sightseeing and on a very tight schedule. We just needed a place... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Room: clean, enough for sleep. Shower: you can use hot shower. You can use 2 hostel's towels everyday. its very comfortable. Stuff: helpful Kitchen: Enough for cook Breakfast: toast and egg with juice Wifi: good PC: 2 computer at lobby Location: 5min from Metro.

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Wageningen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Very basic budget hostel.Rooms are very small, feels like in a jail cell, barely enough space for luggage. People in the staff are helpful as much as possible, you can rent several things from the reception, including transport cards. Breakfast is self-service, you have some eggs and bread provided and you need to cook yourself. It's located not far from... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Tiny hostel near to the metro station. Tiny but very clean and quiet rooms. The hostel provides free breakfast (as much eggs and toast as you want :)) and free wifi. The rooftop terrace is very nice on summer nights.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

I was in Seoul for a short trip and the hostel was situated very well for me to visit the palaces by foot and catch the subway within a couple minutes walk. The breakfast in the morning was plentiful and most importantly the staff were friendly and very generous in assisting with enquiries.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

First and biggest advantage of this hostel is the fact it's near the city centre and tourist attractions such as Insa-dong, palaces and shrines. It is located also near subway station, several convenient stores, money exchanges points. Staff was really friendly and always tried to help us. You are also offered a free breakfast - yes, it's true that breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

The location is very accessible. Their Manger Mr. Jordan Moon and Staff are very accommodating. The room are clean and well ventilated. Well heated for the winter time. Near to the public transportation, restaurant, convenient store. We had a great time here. I highly recommend this place.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

My partner and I stayed here on our 4-days trip to Seoul. Great location -- with easy access to trains/busses as well as tourists attractions. We booked a double room which was just nice for us -- yes the bathroom is a bit small but no issue there at all. Bed was comfortable, free breakfast provided (just prepare for it... More 

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Gwanghwamun / Jongno
If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul, Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s most important historic sites and neighborhoods. Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighborhoods, the area is rich with history and culture in its palaces, shrines, and temples. Stand in the center of Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt. Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue behind you, and modern office buildings encircling you—it’s one of the best ways to experience both past and present Seoul in one spot. The main street of Jongno is mostly dotted with restaurants and cafes, but explore deeper within its intricate alleys to pass decades-old restaurants, mom-and-pop shops, and pojangmachas (tents that open at night for quick bites and drinks) and life seems to run just as it did a decade or two ago. Don’t forget to stop at Gwangjang Market, Korea’s oldest traditional market, where it’s just as fun to explore as it is to eat the affordable market dishes that locals have been enjoying since the market first opened in 1905. For a break from urban life, walk along the restored Cheonggyecheon Stream that runs parallel to Jongno for a moment of natural refuge in metropolitan Seoul.
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yellow Brick is a hostel ran by Residence Worldⓒ. We are legally proved by Seoul City as a hostel. We try our best to serve our customers with a better price and a higher quality of service. Yellow Brick was inspired by yellow brick road in, “Wizard of Oz”, which is a path that leads to the world of fantasy. Therefore, we will lead your trip in Korea to be more exciting, meaningful and remarkable, just like the yellow brick road in the story. We hope you spend a great time while relaxing in Yellow Brick during your visit. And we will be delightful to see you visiting Korea and Yellow Brick again. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yellow Brick Hostel

Address: 33, Samil-daero 32ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03132, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Gwanghwamun / Jongno
Price Range: $13 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Yellow Brick Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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