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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

No doubt for Rio House's excellent location, easy to go by either airport railway or airport limousine!!! Both so close to Rio! And it's so close to subway station!so easy to get around tourist attractions! And after doing lots of traveling, walking and shopping, only takes me no more than 2 minutes to get back from exit 2!! What's more,...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location for this apartment is excellent . You can take subway from Incheon airport to reach directly .It located at Hongdae near exit 2 . It is very convenient for us to travel around seoul by subway too. The apartment is spacious and nice. There are convenient shop - 7-eleven , GS25 just steps away from the building ....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Rio House Hongdae with friends during Spring and again this Autumn with my mom. I chose Rio House Hongdae primarily because of its convenient location. After a long day of going around Seoul, it's a pain if you will have to walk far from the Subway station especially during my last visit with my mom who easily...

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Thank Prince M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

RIO house has a wonderful location which is really near the subway station and airport bus stop. We stay in this guesthouse for 5 days and very happy. The room is clean and spacious. It is very comfortable! There is 7-eleven beside the building, and you could ask anything to the manager Insung. He is very nice!! His staffs are...

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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We were in Rio House for 15 days and got a great experience. The building is just 2 minutes from subway line 2 - exit 2, in Hongdae main street. The apartment was big enough for 4 people and got all the necessary to make you feel comfortable: nice beds and decoration, kitchenette, tv, free wifi, AC. And the owner...

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Thank Cristina B
Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This is my second time in Seoul and second time to stay in Rio House. It always feel like home to me, comfortable bed, very nice location and best of all Insung and the staff are very nice and accommodating. Me and my family will go back to Seoul this December and, of course, we have already made our reservations...

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Thank Gay R
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Insung was very nice, friendly and helpful throughout our stay there. As we were unsure where to get certain stuffs or where's the nearest subway station to a certain location, he would get back to our enquiries asap. 짱 ! Room had a very nice scent everytime we enter, location was very near to the subway which made everything so...

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Reviewed July 12, 2016

We stayed at Rio House for 6 nights and it was everything I hope it would be. Firstly, all the rooms are well prepared and very hygiene. It's well located next to the subway station Exit no.2 with just a minute walk. You can find a lot of eateries just right opposite to the lobby. Besides, with just a 2...

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Thank Tang C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Clean and big room. Super convenient location, just walking distance to subway not more then 5 minutes. Reaching Hongdae most happening area within 5 minutes. The host - Insung and assistance Sam, extremely nice and funny guys when check in and 1 day trip. Always ready to help his guest. Definitely will return to Rio House on our next visit.

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Reviewed June 23, 2016

Great location and friendly people. Insung is very kind and helping us out during our stay. Nearby Hongdae station, lots of delicious restaurant around and can do lots of shopping. Will definitely come there again in near future!

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Staying in Hongdae

Neighborhood Profile
Hongdae
Carefree enthusiasm is everywhere in this energetic neighborhood centered on Hongik University, Korea’s top art school. From its assortment of murals to the occasional amateur street performances, creativity and expression make up the wild and beating heart of vibrant Hongdae. At the Free and Hope Market (weekends at the Hongdae Children’s Playground) you'll find one of Seoul’s most popular handmade and creative markets drawing consistent crowds. At Hongdae, there’s never a shortage of things to do and see; food and drink options are nearly endless as are shops and noraebang (karaoke) rooms. Hongdae is also one of Seoul’s top party and club scenes catering to a younger demographic; if a packed club isn’t your scene, you'll also find a range of music venues and bars offering live music in all genres. Although Hongdae has lost much of its unique appeal and undergone rapid commercialization in recent years, be sure to explore Hongdae’s edges in areas such as Sangsu-dong and Yeonnam-dong where Hongdae’s fiercely independent streak still runs freely.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rio House Hongdae, whice is a hostel located in Hongdae where is one of hot places in Korea, provides a safe, convenient and cozy accommodation for tourists who want to know much about Korea. Equipped with all conveniences and modern amenities and a separated area for each visitors in each room, Rio House Hongdae is a home-away-from-home. All you have to do is to come and enjoy Korea and make yourself at home !! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio House Hongdae

Address: Magellan 21, 156-2, Donggyo-Dong, Mapo-Gu, Seoul, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Hongdae
Price Range: $69 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Best View, Quite floor, Clean room, big room”
 of 5 bubbles , Jul 12, 2016 | Read review
“Very Large room, keyless room with passcode to access, very safety building.”
 of 5 bubbles natsukos426, Jun 21, 2016 | Read review
“Good location and close to shopping area.”
 of 5 bubbles kaytaipei, May 31, 2016 | Read review
“Big and clean”
 of 5 bubbles jlau5g, May 11, 2016 | Read review
“Do not fit too many people in one room as there is only one bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles acccecilia, Mar 23, 2016 | Read review
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