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I'ved stayed here several times in the past. I always enjoyed it too. This time, the room I was given was smaller than before, lacked a light in the bathroom, a television, and had clothes and a few other things inside. The garbage was piled up inside and smelled slightly. I was really shocked. I had recommended this place many times, but now I am very unsure. I don't know what happened to upkeep, but it Dasol has gone down hill from my last few visits in early 2012.
Dasol Livingtel is a kind of "goshitel" - a (uniquely Korean?) kind of self-contained room that was originally designed for people who needed to lock themselves away and study. Maximum facilities, minimum space. Google "goshitel" if you want more information. It won't suit all kinds of travellers but those after something different, private and really good value for money (at the cost of space) should try it. Jun, the young guy who takes care of the place, does his sincere best to help you, too.
Although the rooms are very small, they are very functional!! Given the low price, I find the value for money excellent ^^
I stayed in a private room which was worth what I had spent .The location was good my purpose in Seoul. The owner (brother - I think) came to meet me and was very helpful. As I stayed in a private room I didn't see any other guests but I did stay here techinically less than 12 hours. I would have no problem staying here again!
It's a shabby place. But hey? You're looking for budget right? Here's the place. Now the rooms are really small. So small that huge luggage's gonna be a problem. But the hostel manager will try to accommodate to your needs. Free ramyun, rice, wifi, shampoo and soap. TV's good. Mini fridge and all :) Have to walk abit to get to the train station thats all. Like around 5-10mins? Avoid walking back at night though. SInce the place is near a small dark alley.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
A single room at this place is about 3 sqm (32 sq ft) and has no windows. Compare with a cruise ship cabin. If you are claustrophobic this place is not for you. Otherwise, you get more than what you might expect: A/C, wifi, your own bathroom, a little fridge, and even a small TV. There is a kitchen with free instant noodles, and sometimes even free kimchi. There is even a washing machine. And Jun, the manager is a really nice and helpful guy. Hot water takes a while, but it will come eventually.