I'd seen some bad reviews but my first choices of places to stay were fully booked and I really wanted to stay in what was supposidely a cool area of Seoul (it isn't too great btw).
So...despite this I took a gamble anyway.
I was worried at first. The place seemed really seedy, it was down a dark back alley, there was a bad smell floating around outside and no staff were anywhere to be seen.
First impressions proved mistaken however, had no problems at all whilst I was there. The bed was big and though the Chinese guests in the nearby rooms were annoyingly loud that was hardly the hotel's fault.
Except for the occasional Chinese storms I encountered no other people during my time there, the out of the way area was good, all I needed was a place to crash.
Cheap, wi-fi and no problems.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Our guesthouse is perfect for tourist who want close access to all the famous tourist spots in Seoul. There is a major shopping mall near our guesthouse and convenience stores, restaurants, cafes, bars, and fast food chains galore.Our guesthouse is conveniently located in Seoul’s prime location, Sinchon, which is near the youth-friendly shopping area of Hong-ik University, Yonsei University, and Sogang University and is located in the center of Seoul’s transportation hub. Next to the quiet and clean Arirang Guesthouse is the historically famous Manduksa Temple where you can enjoy the spirit of old Seoul and experience Buddhist rituals. Directions: by subway: Incheon Airport, take the Arex airport railroad, get off at Kimpo airport station, take the subway to Yeondeungpogu Office Station and transfer to the Number 2 line, get off at Sinchon station Exit 6 By bus: At the Incheon Airport, take the limousine bus number 660 and get off at Sinchon station. Once you are at Sinchon walk 100m down the road with Sinchon Notari KEB bank and Sogang University. Step into the alley next to Kia Motors and walk until you see the Rex motel on the right. The Alpha Guesthouse is right around the corner from the Rex Motel. ... more less
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