Zzzip Guesthouse in Hongdae Reviews
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very nice place! jinah prepared kimcheejeon for us and it was really delicious!
Amazing stay! Well-located hostel with excellent staff! Definitely recommendable!
One of the best hostels that I have ever been to. It literally makes feel like home. The hosts are so nice and kind that you for real and fo surely come second time. Trust me fellows, you gotta come and feel it yrown!!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Great! Awesome! Fantastic! Owners are friendly and will make you feel very welcome. Location very convenient if you want to hit the bars.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
It's clean, comfortable and the staff here are super friendly and helpful with help getting around, and the location is fantastic. There are lots of restaurants, bars and cafes locally and the Hongik uni area is within walking distance. I highly recommend it!
The owner and her husband were very nice and friendly and really helped me out with any questions I had about where to find things in Hongdae. My only real issue was with the bathrooms - Korean bathrooms are usually a little awkward by western standards but these had no dry area to leave clothes and the shower heads were extremely awkwardly positioned and it was impossible to keep the head pointing the right way - quite annoying.
Very good place to stay. Close to everything bars, clubs, restos, metro and feels very safe when walking home late at night. Brian and Jina were wonderful, they'll help you with everything! They are also very cool people to hangout with. Met a lot of fun and nice people while I was at this Hostel.
Wonderful owners. KIm and Jin are very friendly and helpful. Good location for entertainment and restaurant.
If you've read any reviews here, you'll noticed that most people liked this place of its convenient location, great atmosphere, and excellent value for the money. But you'll also noticed that ALL people really liked the owner, Jina and Bryan, and people were right. They were awesome and so helpful! I liked it a lot the first time and loved it the second time, mainly because of the few flavored shojus they got me as my arrival present. :-). It feels like I'm coming home when I arrived there.
I stayed in this hostel twice during my time in South Korea - at the beginning and at the end. Everything was great. The hostel is really clean and nice. Location is great - many restaurants, coffee's and bars around, close to subway. And owners - they are absolutely amazing! Ready to help with anything and at any time. I really enjoyed my time there and I would stay there again - no doubt. So I would recommend this 100%!!!
Jina and Bryan are the loveliest hostel owners and make you feel really at home. Not only do they provide lots of useful information including maps and suggestions, they go out of their way to research ideas for you and are really fun to talk to. The location is also excellent, right in the middle of a bustling neighbourhood with countless cafes and bars, great public transport access, and the hostel facilities are great as well. We will definitely return should we come back to Seoul!
Thanks for the stay and for the help with my luggage even I didn´t stay one night there. I enjoyed the place and my visit of walking a lot in Seoul
This is a brilliant hostel (I've stayed twice) in a great and convenient location. The owners Gina and Bryan are so welcoming and will make you feel like family. They were super helpful in offering advice about what to see in Seoul and other areas of Korea. I will definitely be coming back.
Great hostel in a great area, easy to get by as there is a subway really close by as well as lots of bars, places to eat and a shopping mall. Friendly staff who will help you, as well as a great common area where you can eat and socialize. The dorm room as well as bathrooms was cleaned everyday, making it really nice and tidy.
The staff was super nice and helpful. Jina was kind, helped my friend and I with the wifi and lockcode, and always spoke to us when we came in or left out. That being said the cleanliness was an issue for me. I felt it was very junky and cluttered everywhere esp the kitchen area. The sheets had a mothball kind of smell. It wasn't disgusting but it was way too "homey" for me.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
I was staying in the hostel on a weekend whilst visiting friends in Seoul. I travel to Seoul often and have been looking for a hostel which I could use regularly and I think I may have found it. The staff were super friendly and the location is perfect for the night life in Hongdae (the sort of live music hotspot of Seoul). The rooms were big enough and the beds were comfortable enough. There were no restrictions on coming home times and there was plenty of time for breakfast and check out.
The guesthouse is good but what makes it even better is Bryan and Jina, the couple who owns it, very nice and helpfull people. I had a great time there!
Amazing people, super nice. Clean great location and had a blast. Everyone was really accommodating and friendly from hosts to guest.