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21 Yangwa-ro 16-gil (Seogyo-dong, 355-12), Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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208 Total Reviews
  • 65%Value For Money
  • 55%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 50%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 45%Cleanliness
  • 45%Facilities

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They need to change their property description as it is totally inaccurate. It says there is 24 hour reception but we were left in the cold ringing a bell for over an hour. There is a phone number listed on the door, but we had no Korean phone to use to call. They state that if the beds are unoccupied people can check in early, then demanded an additional fee from us when our beds were in fact empty upon arrival (also not noted on their description). The place could use a good cleaning as well.

  • 26th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Only one bathroom included a sink, toilet and shower for all people (if it's full there are 18). That makes it hard to leave early. But it's in an awesome area and the owner is early nice and helpful.


host was kind, but i had difficulty getting into the building initially. i called on the phone from the gate, and had to speak to host for several minutes having him repeat himself several times as a result of him being difficult to understand.

  • 18th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

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