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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Visited here on the off chance when our car had a puncture, It was such an improvement on the Koryo Hotel where we were staying and which we had been told was the best in the city, that we got our guide to change it for us. We were told the Pothonggang Hotel had recently been renovated so maybe it... More 

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

This 5-star hotel is well located in town and offers all the comforts without the big brand names of international chains. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable. All the expected amenities are included. Staff are very helpful and courteous. Good gym and the food here is amazing! A fantastic selection.

1 Thank Gurleen H
Cranbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

So to start off with i couldn't pronounce the name of it at all. When we arrived my bags were "missing" but things did not got better from there on in, met a lovely receptionists who was not cooperative, the room was okay nothing flashy but it's worth the money. The room was well featured with a fridge, TV and... More 

Thank Christian Z
Singapore, Singapore
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015

Stayed here altogether three nights during our private tour in the DPRK, hotel reminded me of former USSR hotels in major Eastern European cities. Clean, good service, hard beds and you have the feeling your are "under watch" all the time. All in all in case I would be going back no reason not to stay again.

1 Thank 40Matthijs1974
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2015

Let's face it: if you are travelling in the DPRK you are there because you are fascinated by the country, its people and history. You are not going expecting Western luxury. With that in mind this hotel is a welcome surprise. Considered to the best in the DPRK, initial impressions are of a 1970s Moscow Intourist hotel: lots of marble,... More 

Thank Steven L
Lund, Sweden
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015

This lovely hotel has the most lovely and charming staff who makes your breakfast, coffee and dinner to a nice time to remember with a smile! Lovely, to say it in a short way. And a lot of international TV-channels and telephone connections available.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2015

I spent three nights in this hotel and they were all the same. The TV has on the same show of the leader saying something in Korean. Change the channel and its the same show just a little earlier or later depending on what channel you're tuned into. There is a bar but they don't really understand exchanging money for... More 

6 Thank Richard C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2014

Arrived in Pyongyang end October for a business trip. Stayed in Pothonggang hotel as it name implies this is a Normal no frills business hotel. Styled in the 70s this Pinkish 9 storey building sits on a hill top over looking the Pothonggang river where the hotel is name after. There are no shops, convenience stores or cafes around the... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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139 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

I thought the available facilities were quite good considering the location and the situation. Local Food was very good especially the bread. Please note the hand sewn tapestry on the wall of the conference hall. The craft and paintings are amazing.

5 Thank indirakah
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

Spent 4 nights here back in August and was quite satisfied. I was not expecting much. A bit like a Days Inn that needs a refurbish, but everything was clean and orderly. Nice modern TV with access to foreign channels such as CNN. Comfortable but basic bathroom. There was a small balcony attached to the bedroom but the door was... More 

8 Thank Ankor94
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Additional Information about Pothonggang Hotel

Address: Ansang-dong | Pyongchon District, Pyongyang, North Korea
Location: North Korea > Pyongyang
Number of rooms: 162
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