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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 26 February 2013

If you're looking for a cheap place to sleep and the most kind owner you can imagine, then this is the right place. Wifi, kithcen, bath and so forth are all in order, and the owner was the most helpful person you can imagine (far beyond normal politeness). Of course, you should also expect rooms of the quality you pay...

1Thank Villads E
Dalian, China
Reviewed 9 February 2013

If you're looking for an immersive experience in Seoul and meeting other foreigners, Alpha Guesthouse is great. I arrived from Incheon International Airport and rode bus 6002 to the guesthouse, its a 10$ ticket, and takes about an hour. It is then about a .25mile walk to the hotel. This location is excellent with a nice sampling of Korean dining...

3Thank Aaron P
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Fresh rooms, really well heated when I visited in a cold december. The hotel managers where very helpful in all senses, the wifi worked well, it is close to the green subway line. For the price I really couldnt ask for more, its the place to go if you are looking for a place to sleep and recuperate during a...

3Thank Stensaxpapper
Reviewed 8 November 2012

We stayed there as it was cheap and conveniently located. We got what we paid for and I thought for the price the standard was high. The room was kept clean and as we were out for most of the day, did not mix with the other guests. Everyone we met was polite, especially the staff and the owner who...

4Thank wendyParisParis
Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 6 October 2012

I booked this hostel because it's cheap, strategically located to the places I wanted to go to, and highly recommended by my other friends. I stayed in a single room because I didn't want to sleep in a mixed gender dorm room. There is a female dorm room but I was told by the manager that they tend to mix...

2Thank Mitziec
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Stayed in a single room in August 2012. It was the nearest one to my last location (I wanted somewhere near as it was my last night in Seoul and I had a lot of luggage), and it was the cheapest for a single room (at 35,000 won compared to other hostels in Hongdae going for 45,000 won). The room...

2Thank cheryllim23
Guangzhou, China
Reviewed 22 July 2012

I stayed here one year ago. Sorry to write this comment so late. I stayed at the dorm room at that time. There were many beds there, with several men. I was worrying about my safety because I were the only female there. At night I had to stand the snoring of the men inside, as a result, I could...

3Thank Crystal L
San Diego, California
Reviewed 16 March 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed here because it was the cheapest place in Seoul that we could find, about $45 a night. But, you get what you pay for. Pros: located in Sichon district with lots of bars and shops, close to the subway, wifi, nice and helpful staff who spoke great English Cons: the room was the tiniest hotel...

3Thank jennahouts
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 6 March 2012

stayed here for 3 nights. nice place, clean, friendly staff keep up the good service :)

5Thank riyadi a
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2012

The location was great (only about 5~7 minutes walk from the subway station and easy to find), especially there are many shops, coffee shops, restaurants, and bars nearby. Also, the condition and size of the room was okay, and the staff was very helpful and kind. I will definitely stay there again if i go to korea.

2Thank lisa8904

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Sinchon / Ewha
Neighbouring Hongdae, the Sinchon / Ewha area by Yonsei University and Ewha Womans University is a popular student hangout spot known for its youthful jovialness. The two respective schools and their beautiful settings are among the best in Korea. As the main demographic in the area are younger students, most of the businesses cater to their tastes with price ranges to match. The plethora of things to do in the area makes it busy all through the day and night. The area around Ewha is particularly popular with women as it’s famed for its shopping and affordable hair and nail salons.
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Our guesthouse is perfect for tourist who want close access to all the famous tourist spots in Seoul. There is a major shopping mall near our guesthouse and convenience stores, restaurants, cafes, bars, and fast food chains galore.Our guesthouse is conveniently located in Seoul’s prime location, Sinchon, which is near the youth-friendly shopping area of Hong-ik University, Yonsei University, and Sogang University and is located in the center of Seoul’s transportation hub. Next to the quiet and clean Arirang Guesthouse is the historically famous Manduksa Temple where you can enjoy the spirit of old Seoul and experience Buddhist rituals. Directions: by subway: Incheon Airport, take the Arex airport railroad, get off at Kimpo airport station, take the subway to Yeondeungpogu Office Station and transfer to the Number 2 line, get off at Sinchon station Exit 6 By bus: At the Incheon Airport, take the limousine bus number 660 and get off at Sinchon station. Once you are at Sinchon walk 100m down the road with Sinchon Notari KEB bank and Sogang University. Step into the alley next to Kia Motors and walk until you see the Rex motel on the right. The Alpha Guesthouse is right around the corner from the Rex Motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alpha Guesthouse

Address: 21, Baekbeom-ro 4-gil, Mapo-gu | 2F, Seoul 04109, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Sinchon / Ewha
Price Range: ₹ 981 - ₹ 2,943 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Alpha Guesthouse 1.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Better avoid it altogether or try get a room in a separate building, not the main one.”
 of 5 bubbles Arjuna93, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“bring a group of 6 or 8 ppl, then u can have the whole room for your group, u can have the key to lock the door.”
 of 5 bubbles tuank2013, 21 Sep 2013 | Read review
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