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Pasig City, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The guesthouse is near the station. They offer shared bathrooms and wifi on the whole building. Staff is accommodating, although their reception is not open 24 hours. There are no elevators so this might be a problem for old people and those with heavy luggage. We checked in with both, but so far we counted it as an exercise from...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is amazing!! The staff is Amazing! Korean staff(Johny) was great! They also have foreigner staff. But to be honest I never meet any rude staff ever since I was travel but I found it here. Guess what it foreigner. Sorry guys. That's the only weakest point you have. I think she's from The States. And she doesn't know...

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Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights while I was backpacking through South Korea, and coming from the Kimchee in Busan I was expecting the same very friendly and helpful staff they have there, but ended up just being a regular hostel, with a cool living room to chill, the location is great, and the beds were good for the price....

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Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Cons- BED BUGS ...(the cleaners knew, as they were overheard talking about them in the bathroom). Myself and friend woke with bites all over our body. - Dirty- cleaners are backpackers, they are not cleaning properly. No Products used for the bathroom just spraying with water. Over 7 days I never say them use a single product. - Duvet not...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed November 5, 2016

The best thing that i have experienced when i first arrived in this guesthouse was the WARMEST greetings i got from its staff named David. He's very energetic and speaks English well. He accommodated me very well. I got a single room for a a very reasonable price. The room was small, but very clean. The painting on the wall...

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I had booked a cheap female dorm and was actually upgraded to a private twin room. It was great! The staff was super nice. David was always super helpful. There's a great TV-computer-common area in the basement. Bathrooms were clean. Water had great pressure and was nice and HOT in this cold weather :).

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is great. It is a few hundred meters from the airport train line (take exit #6) so it's convenient from both Incheon and Gimpo airports. The inner city line also goes from that same station (Hongik Uni) so it's really easy to get anywhere in Seoul from here. The area is great - an up and coming part...

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed September 24, 2016

It is easy to get to this hostel from the airport by taking the Airport train line. It is pretty much across the street from one of the exits at Hongkik University. It is easy to get to the rest of Seoul from here too. If you don't feel like going far the nearby neighborhood has a lot of good...

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Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

My buddy and I arrived in Seoul planning to stay for a week total and at a few different hostels that we found online. Kimchee was the first one we had made reservations for and the only reservation we had for accommodation at the time. Our original reservation was for 2 nights in a private, 2 bunk twin room. We...

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Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Great location for travelling around Seoul. Easy access to train station and Hongdae was just a short walk. Every night I met new people which made it the Korean eating experience more fun as everything is made to share! Would definitely stay again

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Sinchon / Ewha
Neighboring Hongdae, the Sinchon / Ewha area by Yonsei University and Ewha Womans University is a popular student hangout spot known for its youthful jovialness. The two respective schools and their beautiful settings are among the best in Korea. As the main demographic in the area are younger students, most of the businesses cater to their tastes with price ranges to match. The plethora of things to do in the area makes it busy all through the day and night. The area around Ewha is particularly popular with women as it’s famed for its shopping and affordable hair and nail salons.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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Kimchee Sinchon Guesthouse / Hostel in Seoul offers high quality low cost accommodation in the heart of Sinchon and Hongdae area.Kimchee Sinchon Guesthouse is the choice for budget conscious travellers who want to not only stay in Seoul but feel what it’s like to live in it. Ready to book your Seoul Guesthouse? ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimchee Sinchon Guesthouse

Address: 8-3, Sinchon-ro 3ga-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03785, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Sinchon / Ewha
Price Range: $12 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kimchee Sinchon Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“floor 3 is female only i think”
 of 5 bubbles INKYHAUS, Mar 19, 2016 | Read review
“Other branch may”
 of 5 bubbles JHin1004, Mar 5, 2016 | Read review
“Choose another kimchee hostel or do air bnb”
 of 5 bubbles RichardT1988, Feb 26, 2016 | Read review
“Dorm rooms are set at the higher floors. It would be a bit of a huff and puff but you would get used to it”
 of 5 bubbles Paranaque_Girl, Oct 23, 2015 | Read review
“If you travel alone it is reasonable to stay in single room. I was satisfied.”
 of 5 bubbles Franz_cze, Oct 22, 2014 | Read review
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