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James Blue Hostel

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Welcom to Sokcho!!Cozy and neat room with breakfast in James BLuE.The hostel James BLuE is located in the middle of the most touristic places in Sok-Cho.Sok-cho intercity bus terminal, Bus stop for Mt.Seorak, Beach, Abai-town, Jung-ang traditional market and Dong-myung harbor. These are all in FIVE - TEN minutes to get on FOOT!Free WIFI, Breakfast, Laundry, Cafeteria, Outdoor terrace, Bar.Every room has each free WiFi.Simple breakfast will be served in the morning 8 to 10 AM for free.You can do your laundry for free.You can use plates, cups something like that in the cafeteria 8AM to 11PM.Make some friends in cafeteria.Outside of cafeteria there is a terrace you can use.If you ask me about this city I will tell you the real information about this city.Information on internet is not that good.We have 4 kind of rooms. Dormitory room(Four beds, Six beds), Single room (for 1-2 people), Double Room(for 3-4 people), Family room(for 5-6 people)There are two kind of dorm rooms. One of them has two bunk beds. Another one has three bink beds.It is very easy to find because James blue is infront of the sokcho city hall!!It is very easy to find James blue hostel.Go to the right from the Sok-cho intercity bus terminal to the sea (Downhill). Take the Second right and walk along the main street until reaching a cafe ALMOST HEAVEN.Across the street, there is the hostel <James BLuE> White and Blue building Welcome!!!!!!!!There is an Information Center in front of the bus terminal.You can also ask them or ask any body "Si-cheong". That means the City hall in Korean.James BLuE is very near the Sok-cho city hall.1. Keep your important things in the front desk.2. Keep your voice down in the room at night time.3. Check in - 14:00 PM Check out - 11:00 AM Breakfast - 08:00 ~ 10:00 Living room - 08:00 ~ 24:004. James BLuE is a nonsmoking building. (Including the room)5. Front desk is open until 11 PM.6. Smoking is strictly forbidden.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
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192-2, Jungang-ro, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 24824 South Korea
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Seolak Airport5 mi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights there and would definitely recommend it. It's near the intercity bus terminal, the fishery and tourist market food stalls, a 7-eleven, bus stop to seorak---basically everywhere! The rooms aren't cramped either! And their pantry has a view of the sea. You...More

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked the hostel because of the overwhelmingly positive reviews. And the place lives up to what other travelers have to say. It's clean, comfortable and located right in the heart of Sokcho. You can walk from the bus terminal (a few blocks away) and the...More

Thank RuthNina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It locates at the center of main city attractive places : Jungang market, 10,000 won buffet restaurant, Dongmyeong bus station(to and from Seoul), Dongmyeong Port, Abai village & Gaetbae boat and surrounded with restaurants and convenient stores. The hostel is clean and provides great hospitality...More

Thank Jesdaa P
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We booked our stay from 10/3 to 10/4/2018 but left one day early and forfeit the money for the second night because of the very poor condition and service at this hostel. The owner, James, is a very nice person who gave us much recommendation...More

Thank David H
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a night and it was really nice. We choose the on-dol room to sleep in the 'Korean way'. The room was clean and really pretty. James and his parents are really nice and James speak English very well. The guesthouse is...More

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"Room on the 3rd floor is nice, although you have to go through the stairs."
RuthNina
4 weeks ago
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"Stay away unless you are used to sleep camping style"
L3805ITdavidh
Oct 4, 2018
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"If you go in winter, open the window a little bit. It makes the air in the room feel a little cold but the..."
christianongkyw
Aug 11, 2015
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PRICE RANGE
$31 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South KoreaGangwon-doSokcho
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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