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Khaosan Seoul Insadong

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel/ hotel is easy to get to from Jongno 3 station- line 1,3 or 5. Take exit 15. Also easy to get to from Euljiro 3 ga - line 2, 5. It is located in a small alley way between a pharmacy and jewellers- literally right across from exit 15 of Jongno station. The staff are lovely and very...

Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

An ideal location for travelers. Located near the station with 3 metro lines in junction. Easy to travel and explore around Seoul. Ideal for first timers. Airport transit bus is right at your door step. Affordable prices too. Cleanliness is acceptable but can be better.

1Thank Lee Y
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Its definitely worth the month with a great room. Good location, good size of the room and its clean. Strong and fast wifi in the room so that was useful. The staff were helpful and were able to tell us where we could get food. Close to the metro station so that was convenient. Also the airport bus stops right...

1Thank jottyvowo
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights and were really happy with the location. Well situated in Insadong, it is in a small street (in enter the street between a black jewelry a shop and a green drug store), in front of a restaurant where they serve fried fish (...you can imagine the smell). The staff is veryyy nice and welcoming! The rooms...

Thank Benvenu0
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Located 2 minutes away from Jong-no metro station down an alley way. The hotel staff were very friendly and welcoming. The room was small and the bed was quite hard. There are no towels in the room, you have to leave a deposit at the front desk for them. The rooms are quite loud but were very clean. The hotel...

Thank matt9478
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I have nothing but praise for this sweet little hotel. My husband and I travelled to Seoul from 18th - 26th Jan 2016 and 2 weeks before our departure, we received an email from Finja who gave us a bunch of information and maps of how to get to the hotel. The airport bus stops right in front of the...

1Thank Shimabunny
Reviewed 21 November 2015

The rooms and bathrooms are quite small, but it's good value for its price and location. There are free towels provided with a refundable deposit of 5,000 won. Shampoo, conditioner and shower foam are provided but bring your own toothpaste and toothbrush. Breakfast is provided in the common room, there are eggs, bread, rice and even dumplings. There are also...

2Thank twiinklex
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Khaosan Seoul insadong guest house is the best and comfortable hostel in Korea if s located in the central of Seoul . We can go everywhere easily. The staffs are very kind. They always help the visitors. The surrounding has many kinds of restaurants and shops. If you have the apportunity to visit Korea. I'd like to recommend this place...

1Thank Fanta_gauze
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is one of the hostels I have stayed in where you really feel that you get more than what you paid. It's cheap, but you can't beat the friendly service and strategic location. Choi and his staff are very helpful and attentive. The hostel is located near the Jongno-sam-ga train station and a walking distance to some of UNESCO...

1Thank Carlo S
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Very nice place! Everything was perfect! Excellent staff, comfortable, good location (next to metro station), easy to find, individual work with each guest, good breakfast option,(many cafes next to hostel) clean and quite!!!

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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 behind you, and modern office buildings encircling you—it’s one of the best ways to experience both past and present Seoul in one spot. The main street of Jongno is mostly dotted with restaurants and cafes, but explore deeper within its intricate alleys to pass decades-old restaurants, mom-and-pop shops, and pojangmachas (tents that open at night for quick bites and drinks) and life seems to run just as it did a decade or two ago. Don’t forget to stop at Gwangjang Market, Korea’s oldest traditional market, where it’s just as fun to explore as it is to eat the affordable market dishes that locals have been enjoying since the market first opened in 1905. For a break from urban life, walk along the restored Cheonggyecheon Stream that runs parallel to Jongno for a moment of natural refuge in metropolitan Seoul.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hello!!!! Thank you for comming our Page!! We are in Only a 2-minute walk from Jongno3ga Subway Station (Line 1. Khaosan Seoul Insadong offers modern hostel accommodation with free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free international Skype calls. Create new experiences with evening drinking sessions with fellow guests. Clean and comfortable, all the non-smoking rooms are fitted with air conditioning and heating. A flat-screen TV and fridge are included!!!!!! Private bathrooms are equipped with 24-hour hot water showers and towels!!!! Khaosan Seoul Insadong is a 1-minute walk from Cheonggyechun Stream, which leads to Insadong cultural street, Gyeongbokgung Palace and Unhyungung Palace. Taking the subway, it is only one stop from Lotte Department Store, Bukchon Hanok Village and popular Myeongdong. It is a 1-hour journey from Incheon International Airport by bus No. 6002. In the common room, there is a TV and computer station. The English-speaking staff are always at hand to help with local area information and tour bookings. Self-service laundry facilities are also available. Every morning, a simple breakfast is provided, consisting of bread, jam, coffee, cocoa and tea. Guests can also make use of the shared microwave. Jongno-Gu is a great choice for travelers interested in Culture, Sightseeing and Food. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Khaosan Seoul Insadong

Address: 56, gwansu-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-420, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Gwanghwamun / Jongno
Price Range: ₹ 2,123 - ₹ 3,409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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