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    Yellow Brick Hostel

    33, Samil-daero 32ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03132, South Korea
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good37%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Kitchenette
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    11 - 15 of 129 reviews

    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    Tiny hostel near to the metro station. Tiny but very clean and quiet rooms. The hostel provides free breakfast (as much eggs and toast as you want :)) and free wifi. The rooftop terrace is very nice on summer nights.

    Thank 53mate
    Reviewed 6 March 2016

    I was in Seoul for a short trip and the hostel was situated very well for me to visit the palaces by foot and catch the subway within a couple minutes walk. The breakfast in the morning was plentiful and most importantly the staff were...More

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    Reviewed 28 February 2016

    First and biggest advantage of this hostel is the fact it's near the city centre and tourist attractions such as Insa-dong, palaces and shrines. It is located also near subway station, several convenient stores, money exchanges points. Staff was really friendly and always tried to...More

    Thank Turtelik
    Reviewed 15 February 2016

    The location is very accessible. Their Manger Mr. Jordan Moon and Staff are very accommodating. The room are clean and well ventilated. Well heated for the winter time. Near to the public transportation, restaurant, convenient store. We had a great time here. I highly recommend...More

    Thank Meridith P
    Reviewed 24 January 2016

    My partner and I stayed here on our 4-days trip to Seoul. Great location -- with easy access to trains/busses as well as tourists attractions. We booked a double room which was just nice for us -- yes the bathroom is a bit small but...More

    Thank eigenliebe_
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 14 - US$ 58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 37
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    • Seoul >
    • Gwanghwamun / Jongno
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    Gwanghwamun / Jongno
    If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul,
    Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s
    most important historic sites and neighbourhoods.
    Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighbourhoods, the area
    is rich with history and culture in its palaces,
    shrines, and temples. Stand in the centre of
    Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt.
    Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue
    ...More
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    James G
    13 February 2017|
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    Response from YellowBrick1Hostel | Property representative |
    We have available rooms for that dates and our kakaotalk Id is YellowBrick4647 그 날짜에 방 있고 카카오톡 아이디는 YellowBrick4647 입니다!! 감사합니다 :D
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    3 May 2016|
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    Response from Haakan N | Reviewed this property |
    1) its little different to a hotel but not much. The standard is good on yellow brick hostel. you have good privacy and there is tv on room and even hairdryer.the thing with hostel is that you have to make your own bed and... More
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    21 November 2015|
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    It takes about one and half hour by bus : )
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    "closer to downtown are and very accessible to train stations"
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    "All the rooms are good actually."
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    "Don't stay here if you have lots of luggage or if you're a tall person because you won't have..."
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    "dorminitory rooms"
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