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HEY Backpackers 2 Hongdae Reviews

30-5 Yangwa-ro 16-gil (Seogyo-dong, 369-42), Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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113 Total Reviews
  • 68%Value For Money
  • 50%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 63%Staff
  • 63%Atmosphere
  • 55%Cleanliness
  • 65%Facilities

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Moré page a homestay than a hostel but overall alright. Location alright, a little difficult to find.


This would be fine for young people on a serious budget, who are not bogged down by the details. Absolutely no-frills, dead basic accommodation on the cheap.


We had to many weird experiences here. People hanging around who don't stay at this place, no reception or staff nearby.. need to call via phone. It's just a living room with two rooms. Difficult to find. My lost towel was taken by the owner, while it was hanging on my bed. Police at night cause a local didn't want to leave. So much stuff happening there. Location is the best for party though.


Great location. Very quiet the night I stayed. I had no problems at all.


Was empty when we stayed ..free laundry, fast internet, near shops, restaurants and store..5min from exit 9 hongik station


The room was dirty when we arrived and the owner was scurrying to clean up the bed and the floor. The bathrooms were not the cleanest either. The owner was really nice but he was kind of sketchy and jumpy acting. The facility was in a great location but it was difficult to find because the signs were so small. Overall it was not that bad but it could have been better

  • 9th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The hostel was in a great location but that's about it. The space wasn't overly welcoming or clean and the beds the same. The owner was cleaning as we arrived. The kitchen was gross and not useable. The bathroom also not clean. Really centrally located in Hongdae but otherwise nothing special. Wouldn't stay again.

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