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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

After arriving to Guesthouse the Maru at Namdaemun I was surprised how tight and small the place were compared to the pictures. It seems that the room looked wide in the picture, but in reality it was small (the bed took all the place). The good things they have here are nice, kind and english speaking receptionists, the AC, television... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

It is cheap that living in shared room ~usd23 per night. The location is good. 10mins to city hall station. But quite far away to myeongdong ~20mins. Quite tired to walk back after shopping. The basement was full of flies. Never end. I didn't live at other room so I don't know if other would be better. there's 6stories without... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed in Maru Guesthouse 2 during our trip to Korea. It has lots of pros and no cons from me. First it is very accessible since it is near Bank of Korea and City Hall. Second lots of attraction near it like the Myeongdong, Namdaemun, Gyeongbokgung and the renowned N Seoul Tower. Then the staff are friendly and will... More 

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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Location is perfect. It is walking distance from Myeongdong (around 10 minutes)and Namdaemun (around 3 minutes). Just a few meters away is the main road where you can easily ride the bus, take the train, or get a cab. You get a good view of the Namdaemun gate from the main road as well. The guesthouse itself is very clean.... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I stayed for 8 days at the Maru Guesthouse near the City Hall station in Seoul. I felt very comfortable there. The rooms and kitchen were very clean and comfortable. The place as a cozy, homey feel to it.The staff Sally and Kim were very kind and went out of their way to help me. I liked the top floor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Really great stay, first we stayed in a private double room for $60 p/n - it's very cozy, private shower etc.... Then we stayed in the women's dorm which has a really good set up downstairs for $20 a night. Sally and the rest of the staff are really lovely. So there's no easy way up to the breakfast/computer room... More 

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Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighborhood and undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of one another. The rise in popularity of Korean cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a must-see for visitors who come and marvel at Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and Shinsaegae’s massive department stores are also popular draws for both Korean and luxury products. The department stores, just like Myeongdong’s streets, are crowded around the clock. Myeongdong’s many street food carts are also immensely popular for their inexpensive and quirky offerings (French-fry-encrusted corn dogs, anyone?). The neighborhood’s popularity, as well as its close proximity to other popular sights and neighborhoods, makes it one of Seoul’s most popular places to stay.
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Hello. Welcome all customers. Maru Guesthouse is located in the center of Seoul. You can walk to famous tour spots just in 5~10minute. There are Three subway stations and many bus stops near our guesthouse.We have 28 rooms and all rooms(except dormitory) include fridge, TV, air conditioner, private bathroom. In additional, we've just opened from 1st of May so all facilities are new. You would be satisfied with staying here.You can eat breakfast in common kitchen in 6th floor. Toast bread, jam, tea, coffee and tools for cooking are prepared there as well.Our place is newly open from 1st of May 2013. We have a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets and needs - from single, double, twin and triple private rooms, through to 3 and 10 bed dormitories(Only for female customers).The Maru Guest House is located at nearby Myungdong which takes 5 min's by foot. Shopping : Myungdong, Namdaemoon market, Dongdaemoon marketLotte department store, Shinsaegae department storeTour : Ducksoo palace, Gyungbok palace, Changduk palaceNamsan folk village, Bukcheon folk village, SamchungdongTransportation : subway line # 1, 2 - gate no. 7 subway line # 4 - gate no. 5 airport limousine bus # 6001, 60155 min's from cityhall station subway line# 1, 27 min's from hoehyun station subway line # 45 min's from airport limousine bus stop #6001,60155 min's transfer at seoul staton from Incheon Int'l airport ; subway line # 1. 4 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maru Guesthouse 2

Address: 25-13, Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04526, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Price Range: $21 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Maru Guesthouse 2 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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