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    Hostel Korea 5

    89-20, Musumak-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul 04726, South Korea
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    1 - 5 of 6 reviews

    Reviewed 8 January 2017

    Even the cheapest price is too expensive for this hostel. There are cobwebs everywhere, stains and mold on the walls and doors, they do not clean under the beds, and I am not sure if they change the sheets. It doesn't matter whether it is...More

    Thank GlobetA
    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    We stayed in this hostel for 13 nights in September 2013. The hostel had decent reviews but we felt a little bit let down, The room was the size of the double bed and that's about it and there was damp. The shower was nice,...More

    1  Thank MinaMencur
    Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

    The room was as a the title states, a box, I had the double bed. The bathroom had absolutely no ventilation, so when you're done with a shower or toilet related business, the humidity and smell will be stuck in the room. There was moldy...More

    4  Thank Serenxo89
    Reviewed 23 July 2014

    The room is clean. Staffs are nice. No curfew. You can take the subway to come to hostel. The hostel is located in Singeumho station (purple line, subway line no.5) It's near Dongdaemun and Myeongdong. There are 2 convenience stores around the hostel (CU mart...More

    1  Thank TaiMi T
    Reviewed 10 June 2014

    Stayed for 5 nights during winter. The host who identified himself as James was very friendly and helpful. Wifi is available throughout the stay. Bathroom floor is freezing cold during that time. The little shared pantry with simple breakfast is good. Location wise, is good,...More

    2  Thank IwanBaser
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