Busan Kyungsung Hostel & Cafe Reviews
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First the Taiwanese employee spoke very fast when providing us with the front code door and when we asked her to tell us the code again she very rudely pointed to the board next to the little hallway where the shoes are kept. To avoid miscommunication with other fellow travelers I recommend she work out her cross cultural communication skills Also my ID pic was taken with a smart phone which I really disliked . Also the heater was turn off at night and the blankets were really thin.
This guesthouse is cheap and I think that is the reason of the quality. The guesthouse is linked with the bar and for me the atmosphere breath the fency of money and there is no really relationship between the owner and the guest. It s enough for one night if you want to make some savings without staying a long time in Busan.
The staff was friendly and helped me find the hostel. They walked me to my room and explained the procedure. Its a 4 bedroom, 6 or more bunks in each bedroom, shared common areas hostel. It was a bit outdated, and needed a bit up shining up in the bathrooms, but nothing was gross or unlivable.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Everything about this hostel was good. The location, the price and the facilities. Would recommend this hostel to everyone.
It would be so helpful just to add some basic directions instead of just the map, just mentioning what building the hostel is above would be VERY EASY
the location of hostel is good, close to the subway. however, for 8bed mix dorm, there's 2800w higher than its sister hostel-Busan Lzone hostel, which i hardly can see the difference. and the so called basic breakfast, only toast, no coffee nor tea. very disappoint and think it's tricky.
It is a small but nice apartment with 3 dorm rooms and 1 private room. The kitchen and living room were very nice and everyone was very open. Some of us didn't have the best night in the dorm room, but that's not the hostel's fault. The 2 bathrooms were not really clean and totally wet. It would be better if there was a separate toilet. We missed electricity plugs in the bedrooms.
Awesome place for socialising and meeting new people. Location was perfect. Awesome hostel, literally has everything you could want. Would come back again and again! Highly recommend.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
The only real problems that I found with the hotel are the size of the room and lack of a reading chair. The problems that most Westerners would feel is the absence of Western breakfast food (except for toast ) the great location, right in the middle of downtown and good value of money
Friendly place but unlocked - anyone can walk in. No kitchen available for guests. We booked 8-bed dorm but got beds in a huge room for maybe 20 people? This became a problem on a Saturday night when a bunch of loud people were spending the night in the dorm. However, the staff was helpful and willing to organize events, the bathroom amenities were great and the downstairs cafe felt cosy. A good start for a new hostel.
: very friendly owners, location, free breakfast. -: too much staff in cafe doing nothing, no staff at common room so there is really a lot of noise during the night (people drinking), there were 2 plates and 3 cofffecups available for 25 guests. We didn't enjoy our stay very much...
Great location - interesting that the office/check-in is separate from the actual hostel rooms but it worked out well. Staff is friendly but not very accessible (note the location difference). Cool cafe associated with the hostel which seems to have a great hangout vibe (unfortunately I wasn't able to take advantage during my stay)
The room we stayed in was very dirty and it seemed that it had not been cleaned prior to our stay. Further, we booked a two bed private room, but were not able to lock it. On the other hand the location was perfect and staff friendly. However, not good enough for us to stay here again in future.
Hostel was nice for a one night stay, but there were only two bathrooms for way too many people. It was lacking in that for sure. But the people are nice and it is good for a quick sleep over.
ok for sleeping. The staff are not in the "sleeping" House or around you. But when you have question you will become always a answer. The atmosphere was a bit cold, but it always depends on the people who stay there.
This is a review for a dorm room of the hostel. We stayed in this room for one night as no other rooms were available at the time and the absence of any free lockers or such was a major inconvenience. Also make sure to arrive a little earlier than the evening, since the check-in procedure is beyond ridiculous as the hostel is somewhere else completely than the cafe where you need to check in. Look at the signs outside the buildings, the location is not advertised that well. It's a mixed bag...
Was only able to stay for one night, and arrived late. Really have nothing to complain about - the rooms and facilites seemed good enough. Really nice staff. Would definitely stay here if I came by Busan again.