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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Stayed here on the way back from Ulsun to Seoul. The grounds/views of the hotel are really nice -- these are the highlights, especially if you get a room on an upper floor. As for the rooms, the good news is they are pretty big and roomy. The bad news is that they are VERY OUTDATED in that pretty much... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Our group went to visit Gyeongju during the hot day in the ancient capital of Korea. Room is okay and the breakfast is nice for Korean standard. The staffs are caring but their English language skills are relatively low. The only downside was the air conditioning in my room. As it is unable to tolerate the heat and unable to... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Hotel is located near Bulguksa and Seokgulam. We were there to go see Seokgulam sunrise, so location-wise, it was perfect for us. The hotel was last renovated in 2004, so it needs update desperately. Electrical outlets are outdated, and refrigerator was running with an electric transformer. They charge fee for shaver, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, and drinking water.

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Haifa, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The hotel is located near historic sites but away from the rest of the hotels near the lake. The room was very nice but need some updates as the whole hotel. Helpfull staff and near by bus stop. travel to the train station almost 1 hour as well as to the bus terminal. Nice breakfast, You get a voucher to... More 

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I stayed at this hotel with my family for one night during a visit to Gyeongju, a well-known historic city in Korea. We were assigned to a 'triple' room with three beds. Overall, the stay was better than I expected. The hotel is a bit outdated: the carpet on the corridor was slightly smelly, but the room was quite okay.... More 

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Georgia, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We stayed here as part of a tour. Our room turned out to be somewhat large compared to what's standard in Korea, which was good as we had 3 adults in the room. However, like many tourist hotels this one is in need of some refurbishing, especially in the bath area. Otherwise, it is in a good location for seeing... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

You pick this hotel because it is walking distance from the central attraction "Bulguksa" temple and a local bus away from Sukgulam. From train station, you can grab a taxi to here...walk to see the temple and take bus to the top of the mountain to see the sights...then spend a night, take a bus from nearby street to the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We were quite shocked by the poor state of the room and especially the bathroom which was so tired and outdated. Also, the acoustic performance of the walls was poor and there was little separation from noise of the nocturnal activities of our neighbours. Otherwise, the hotel is better, being well positioned for local tourist attractions and having helpful staff.... More 

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Strasbourg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

An elegant, luxurious hotel, but which has seen better days. Reserving in advance via “booking.com”, we got an excellent price for a weekend rate, and were very satisfied with our room (having asked to change from the first two shown to us… but the reception staff were very helpful) … the photos show how big and comfortable it was, and... More 

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Brisbane
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45 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

One night in a twin room. For a place that has such huge grounds and facilities like a golf course, the interior really lets it down. Doesnt look like it has been updated since it was first built and its dark wood and dark interiors with duvets that I think my grandmother used to have, make it feel a bit... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Additional Information about Gyeongju Kolon Hotel

Address: 289-17, Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-410, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
Price Range: $69 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gyeongju Kolon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Gyeongju Kolon Kyongju
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#3 Spa Hotel in Gyeongju
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