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Leeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last stop on a 2 week trip in Korea and Japan. This was the best service we had in any of the hotels we stayed in. The price is very reasonable and we were upgraded to an even nicer room on arrival. The rooms are very modern and we loved our massive King sized bed after 10...

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HasminHwang, General Manager at Hotel ShinShin, responded to this review

Mr. /Ms. Meninon Warm greeting from Hotel ShinShin I am so thrilled to announce that HOTEL SHINSHIN has been ranked on the 3rd in THE BEST SERVICES AWARD-2017 TRAVELLERS' CHOICE of Tripadvisor in South Korea thanks to our valuable guests' support like you in 2016. All of us, ShinShin willingers are ready to provide you in 2017 with even more...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were welcoming and considerate. We arrived around nine in the morning and were allowed to check in. Very NICE! It was pretty cold during our stay and we were reminded to put on more clothes to keep warm. So SWEET! We booked a private car but the driver could not speak English. They helped us to communicate with...

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HasminHwang, General Manager at Hotel ShinShin, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Maria C Warm greeting from Hotel ShinShin I am so thrilled to announce that HOTEL SHINSHIN has been ranked on the 3rd in THE BEST SERVICES AWARD-2017 TRAVELLERS' CHOICE of Tripadvisor in South Korea thanks to our valuable guests' support like you in 2016. All of us, ShinShin willingers are ready to provide you in 2017 with even...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In Seoul just for a couple of days of sight-seeing as a first time visitor, I booked with Hotel ShinShin based on the excellent TripAdvisor reviews and hoped for the best. My experience was very positive and fully consistent with the other reviews. Staff were very welcoming and kind, the room was comfortable and well appointed...small, quiet, but very thoughtfully...

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HasminHwang, General Manager at Hotel ShinShin, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jason M Warm greeting from Hotel ShinShin I am so thrilled to announce that HOTEL SHINSHIN has been ranked on the 3rd in THE BEST SERVICES AWARD-2017 TRAVELLERS' CHOICE of Tripadvisor in South Korea thanks to our valuable guests' support like you in 2016. All of us, ShinShin willingers are ready to provide you in 2017 with even...

California
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Rooms are small. But it has everything you need. The beds are comfortable. Location is convenient and it is closed to everything. Only a few minutes walk from the subway. Service is good. Staff are helpful and friendly. For the quality of the stay vs the price, it is at a very good value. Recommend to anyone if they do...

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HasminHwang, General Manager at Hotel ShinShin, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Vivian W Warm greeting from Hotel ShinShin I am so thrilled to announce that HOTEL SHINSHIN has been ranked on the 3rd in THE BEST SERVICES AWARD-2017 TRAVELLERS' CHOICE of Tripadvisor in South Korea thanks to our valuable guests' support like you in 2016. All of us, ShinShin willingers are ready to provide you in 2017 with even...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

This hotel is pretty easy to get to. We took the AREX train from Incheon Airport and got off at Seoul Station and then took the subway to City Hall station (line 1/2, exit 8), the closest subway station to Hotel ShinShin. Once you step out from exit 8, make a 180 degree turn and cross the street, then turn...

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Dear Mr. /Ms. Yit Jing Y Warm greeting from Hotel ShinShin I am so thrilled to announce that HOTEL SHINSHIN has been ranked on the 3rd in THE BEST SERVICES AWARD-2017 TRAVELLERS' CHOICE of Tripadvisor in South Korea thanks to our valuable guests' support like you in 2016. All of us, ShinShin willingers are ready to provide you in 2017...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed January 18, 2017

I've stayed @ Shin Shin many times over the years but never got around to writing a review for whatever reason. The hotel is in a great location, is clean a relatively new, cost effective and the staff are very good. There's also a good Italian restaurant downstairs! What else can I say?

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Dear Mr. Steven1974 Warm greeting from Hotel ShinShin I am so thrilled to announce that HOTEL SHINSHIN has been ranked on the 3rd in THE BEST SERVICES AWARD-2017 TRAVELLERS' CHOICE of Tripadvisor in South Korea thanks to our valuable guests' support like you in 2016. All of us, ShinShin willingers are ready to provide you in 2017 with even more...

Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This is a very nice hotel to stay when in Seoul. The location is just a few minutes walk to the nearest subway station. The rooms look fresh and new and has good ambiance for a perfect vacation. Their WiFi and internet connection are really fast! (Of course, it's South Korea) The hotel staff are all very accommodating and speak...

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Dear Mr. William C Warm greeting from Hotel ShinShin I am so thrilled to announce that HOTEL SHINSHIN has been ranked on the 3rd in THE BEST SERVICES AWARD-2017 TRAVELLERS' CHOICE of Tripadvisor in South Korea thanks to our valuable guests' support like you in 2016. All of us, ShinShin willingers are ready to provide you in 2017 with even...

Reviewed January 9, 2017

Nice boutique hotel and the services is very good, staff can speak fluent english and always willing to offer help. When we have checked-out and on the way to the airport, we received their email saying that we have left several small bottle of shampoo and asked if they need to send back to us by courier. Even a 5-star...

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Dear Ms. Lydia W Warm greeting from Hotel ShinShin I am so thrilled to announce that HOTEL SHINSHIN has been ranked on the 3rd in THE BEST SERVICES AWARD-2017 TRAVELLERS' CHOICE of Tripadvisor in South Korea thanks to our valuable guests' support like you in 2016. All of us, ShinShin willingers are ready to provide you in 2017 with even...

Orebro, Sweden
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Small unique rooms and wonderful staff made us enjoy the stay from first moment to the last... Good speed on Wifi. Classic Korean breakfast on Sundays which we enjoyed a lot. Walking distance to markets, metro and night life.

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Dear Mr. /Ms. otnigo Warm greeting from Hotel ShinShin I am so thrilled to announce that HOTEL SHINSHIN has been ranked on the 3rd in THE BEST SERVICES AWARD-2017 TRAVELLERS' CHOICE of Tripadvisor in South Korea thanks to our valuable guests' support like you in 2016. All of us, ShinShin willingers are ready to provide you in 2017 with even...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We spent 2 nights at this hotel during a new year, the hotel is located between City Hall station and Myeongdong station where it is walked by 10 mins, also close to Seoul station. Friendly staff when we ask for help, room is small (twin bed) but tidy and sleep quality is very nice. Lobby also provide some snacks and...

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Dear Ms. JessicaTYL Warm greeting from Hotel ShinShin I am so thrilled to announce that HOTEL SHINSHIN has been ranked on the 3rd in THE BEST SERVICES AWARD-2017 TRAVELLERS' CHOICE of Tripadvisor in South Korea thanks to our valuable guests' support like you in 2016. All of us, ShinShin willingers are ready to provide you in 2017 with even 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Accessible 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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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel SHINSHIN is an original Korean brand faithful to the basics needs of customers, since its establishment in 1964, the hotel has been making relentless efforts to provide its guests with a new experience and ultimate convenience.In April 2013, Hotel Shinshin is opening up a new chapter of its history, living up to its name Shinshin (新新-meaning ‘brand new’). Based on the concept of contemporary modern design, the hotel provides its guests with ultimate convenience and visual interests as well as comfort and coziness during their stay.Hotel Shinshin is located near the City Hall, Myung-dong, Jongro and Doksu Palace-the heart of downtown Seoul, perfect place for business, shopping and tourism. Moreover, being located next to Bank of Korea and Bank of Korea Money Museum, the hotel provided its guests with an ideal setting to relax and wind down after a busy day or a night out in the city. The hotel’s 75 basic, but trendy comfortable guest rooms will fulfill the needs of tourist and business travels and offer impeccable personalized service as well. The hotel will also provide its guest with excellent cuisine at reasonable prices. Hotel Shinshin will bring a breath of fresh air into the city of Seoul with its unique, elaborated service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel ShinShin

Address: 17-5, Namdaemun-ro 5-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04526, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Price Range: $75 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel ShinShin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
#15 Business Hotel in Seoul
#15 Best Value Hotel in Seoul
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“Ask for room away from the lift, you dont really heard anything when the lift operate but its the other guest”
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