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El Nido, Philippines
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

Me and my friends stayed here during winter time. Staff was very helpful! Gave us maps and tips where to go and eat. They are very knowledgeable with the local area. Check-in was a breeze. Guests here are from all over the world and very friendly. So many stories to hear and share. Even the other guests are always ready... More 

Thank Bryan B
Jakarta, Indonesia
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164 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I spend 4 nights last year in this guesthouse. I don't know who is the staff and who's the guest, because everybody was so friendly! They feel like a big family and as new guest I find they're so helpfull. The location was perfect if you just bring a backpack. Easy to find if you have the map. But if... More 

1 Thank Christian Ongky W
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2013

You can find anything a traveller needs in that guest house. As a backpacker, I had it all ! And as I was looking around me, I saw families, couples...Just as happy as me. Big choi, the owner, breaks his back to make you feel comfortable. The living room is restful, and can turn easily into a place where people... More 

1 Thank Julien K
Quezon City, Philippines
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Our winter stay in Korea had been awesome because of a comfortable place to stay (private room) and good people we had met while staying there. Check in was a breeze. It is a cozy place to rest after a biting cold day. Thanks for the wonderful accommodation Big Choi! We'll be back!

Thank Elaine F
Guelph, Canada
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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2012

I've stayed at Big Choi's three times now, and each time have been pleased with my experience there. The place feels homey and welcoming. Each time, my partner and I have reserved a private room (two single beds). It's sparsely furnished but very functional, with working A/C in the summer and a space heater in the winter. The shared washrooms... More 

1 Thank Daniel S
Kuala Lumpur
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97 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012

We had a wonderful and great night sleep, great communication with the staff in this hostel (previously known as Kimchi Hong) are very friendly. We arrived late at 11pm and the receptionist still brought us to grocery store and purchase our breakfast for the next day and showed us everything we could use in the hostel and where we should... More 

Thank meteorstar
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2011

It turned out to be very good hostel. It's located in "Hongdae" district very famous for night life and fun. Its location is good close to airport bus and subway. Thanks guys I will come back again ~^^

4 Thank vancouverlove
Kuala Lumpur
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2011

The location is about 10 mins walk from Hongik University subway and there are lots of convenient shop and restaurant so there's no need to worry about food. The staffs are very friendly, helpful and cool! I had a great time :)

3 Thank Kakyung
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2011

Staff were very friendly and helpful. Met a lot of great people there and would definitely stay again!

3 Thank f2grey
Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2010

Staff are very friendly and will go out of their way to help you. Nice location, very near to convenience stores, coffee shops, and party places...

1 Thank YzaKCC

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Big Choi's Guesthouse

Address: 448-6 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 130-863, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Kimchi Hong Guesthouse Hotel Seoul
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“Great value in the heart of Hongdae”
 of 5 bubbles christianongkyw, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The twin-bed private room is comfortable and far enough from the communal rooms that noise is generally reduced.”
 of 5 bubbles 872DanielS872, 25 Dec 2012 | Read review
“good place for getting lots of info and friends.”
 of 5 bubbles vancouverlove, 23 May 2011 | Read review
“very good for young traveler”
 of 5 bubbles Kakyung, 13 Apr 2011 | Read review
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