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Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hostel is located down a small alley in Insadong, very close to the metro station. Pro-tip, if you come of the hostel and turn left and keep walking down the alley, it takes you right to the metro station entrance. We didn't know of this shortcut until our very last day, and had been going back on the main...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here 3 nights at the end of November 2016. I arrived after midnight and it was a little hard to find the first time. It's kinda tucked away. But the location is close to the subway and is in a nice area. The owner and staff are extremely nice and helpful. I liked that the doors (to the...

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Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Room is clean and cozy, with a separated bathroom. The staffs are very friendly and helpful, not to mention a lovely cat. However, I couldn't find the place when arrival. Please include the instruction of how to get there (eg at Anguk station, just go straight to the alley, next to police station--> draw a map, please...)

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San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed November 18, 2016

The location of this hostel was perfect for all our sightseeing in this part of Seoul. The access to the metro was close and easy to use and we were able to visit other parts of the city very easily. The palaces and temple were all within easy walking distance. The hostel was well run with a staff that was...

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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed October 18, 2016

The location is perfect as it is in the heart of Insadong where anything a tourist wants is there. The hostel is clean, comfortable, and roomy (not as small as other hostels that I have stayed at in Seoul). The staff are friendly and accommodating. Full use of the very clean kitchen. I would HIGHLY recommend this place and would...

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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and pleasant place. Loved the location. Friendly staff, clean and comfy rooms. Breakfast items provided and self serve. Just a few steps to Insadong where they sell traditional crafts stuff. Cute old looking buildings around.

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Messina, Italia
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Very kind, nice and helpful staff, with great English skills. Excellent price, my reservation was upgraded from a 4-people dormitory to a very comfortable 2-people one with a private bathroom. There is also a rooftop with a great view. Located in Insadong, very close to Seoul main attractions, to Anguk subway station and to a stop of a bus going...

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Reviewed August 29, 2016

The hostel is easy to find. Staff is very friendly and speaks perfect English. A lot of privacy and security for each room. Highly recommend staying here for those who want to be in the area or looking to stay around major attractions. It's quiet during the day and night. Will stay here again if I'm in the area. Recommend...

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Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed August 26, 2016

I like this place. People were very friendly and comfortable. This was in Jungno center, like as place for foreigner. Around near have old town and foods were little expensive more than normal place ^_^

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Insa Hostel is a great place to stay. The rooms are great and always clean. The staff is awesome and very helpful. Mr Kim sometimes does a typical breakfast when there are holidays. We left very happy and made some friends with other guests as well as the staff.

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Staying in Insadong

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Insadong
Nestled between Jongno and Samcheongdong, this small neighborhood offers a crash course in various aspects of Korean culture. Rows of shops display traditional Korean goods such as pottery and earthenware, crafts, fans, and more, making it a popular spot for souvenir shopping. The Ssamziegil shopping complex in particular has become a local institution for its unique spiral layout and the many boutique shops inside that sell handmade crafts and goods. This is the perfect neighborhood to sample a range of Korean dishes, with vegetarian Korean temple cuisine restaurants being a popular draw, but street food carts are just as famous. As a top tourist destination, crowds can swell, particularly on weekends, but you can find some rest and respite in one of the private art galleries or grab a cup of Korean tea in a tea house – many of which are located in beautifully renovated traditional Korean homes.
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We are a Family friendly hostel. Located in the traditional district, one can easily access to almost all attraction on foot.We guarantee convenience, cleaniness as well as friendliness.Breakfast, wifi, linen, and other basic needs are included into price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Insadong Hostel

Address: 48, Insadong 14-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul > Insadong
Price Range: $30 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Insadong Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Far from the lobby or stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles mmezedd99, Dec 25, 2014 | Read review
“Private room on the top floor is good.”
 of 5 bubbles Caprioska, Mar 23, 2014 | Read review
“If you have heavy bags, request a room on the ground floor; no lift to the second level.”
 of 5 bubbles wisdomprincess, Nov 18, 2013 | Read review
“I have no idea which rooms are better but overall i guess all rooms are similar”
 of 5 bubbles JNZJ, Nov 10, 2013 | Read review
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