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Benikea Kaya Tourist Hotel

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This hotel is pretty much the definition of "no frills" but, credit where it's due, the rooms and bathrooms are clean, the TV is a decent size, and the wifi is free. By western standards the rooms might seem small, but they are comfy enough for two people to get a good night's sleep. The location is also excellent, near...

Thank James P
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here last year for 5 nights. Did not want to spend a lot of money, so if you need economical hotel in center of Seoul, Kaya good be ok. Do not expect to see something special, you get what you pay for, you can not find anything nice for 50dollars in the middle of megapolis..Room was of the normal...

Thank saranhe
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Cute room... Suffice for some zzzz's & to get ready to sight see. Bed had no mush to it but it was fine for me. Room had nice size TV & AC. Had a view of Seoul tower. Clean hotel. Pleasant & helpful staff. Great location... About 3rd of a mile from Samgakji train station. I'd stay again.

Thank Lucy B
Guam, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Hotel was good and room was spacious! Bed can be considered hard, but after a day of walking, subway stair climbing and sightseeing the bed was comfortable to sleep in. Very close to subway station and is only 3 stops away from Myeongdong, 2 stops away from Namdaemun and 1 stop away from Seoul Station! Many places to eat around...

1Thank Shikataganai73
South Korea
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Just stayed at the Kaya Tourist Hotel and have to say the location is great to Itaewon, Namsan Tower and Seoul station. Lots of places to eat nearby and easy to hail a taxi down to get anywhere you want to go. Check in was smooth and price of the room was cheap for the local area we were in....

Thank Jimb2000
Seongnam, South Korea
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The hotel was very clean and warm. The beds and pillows were a little bit hard. It was in a good location near several subway stations. The manager of the hotel spoke passable English. It was located near many restaurants.

Thank Lenejmc
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Definitely the location is great if you are going on the early morning DMZ/JSA Tour with the USO and Koridoor only feet away from the hotel. You can crawl out of bed and get there in two minutes. Great for the Korean War Memorial Museum as well. Subway stop is close, tons of restaurants and coffee shops....including American businesses. The...

1Thank Valek1
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 27 April 2015

It's the kind of place that would get good reviews on here for value, and also people shocked by how shabby it is. To me given the good location (close to two different subway lines, near lots of restaurants) it was nice enough but definitely an older hotel, with a dated look, a bit musty, small rooms, limited services (but...

Thank John B
Wiesbaden, Germany
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Kaya is cheap but nice, nothing too special but the location is the key. Subway, train, bus, and taxis are available. USO is right down the street, the Army base is close. The War Memorial is right around the corner. Once again, nothing too fancy here, just budget hotel!

1Thank ahuxley
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

The rooms were not very good. Brds were clean but nit comfortable and rooms not well cared for. I have lived in Korea before and know you can certainly find better rooms for the same price. Expected much more:(.

Thank MaddorainSk

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Benikea Kaya Tourist Hotel is an economic hotel near and the 8thUnited States Army Base in Yongsan-gu. The hotel is popular among locals and tourists because of its convenient location within 10 minutes from famous sites such as the War Memorial of Korea, Itaewon, Namdaemun,Myeong-dong, Namsan Mountain , the National Museum of Korea and Yeouinaru. The 8-story hotel has 52 comfortable guestrooms, as well as a range of subsidiary facilities, including a coffee shop and restaurant, a bar, and a sports massage parlor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Benikea Kaya Tourist Hotel

Address: 253, Hangang-daero, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-807, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $60 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Benikea Kaya Tourist Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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“Hotel is set back from the street a bit, look for "Kaya Hotel" sign.”
 of 5 bubbles bardic_11, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for more pillows. The pillows are small and hard.”
 of 5 bubbles Lenejmc, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Be prepared to carry a key for your room.”
 of 5 bubbles ahuxley, 19 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Budgethotels are fine and you can't expect to much, but this is terrible!”
 of 5 bubbles Dutch_Aussie_girl, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Stay away for Kaya Hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles 372DanielR, 25 Feb 2013 | Read review
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