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    Backpackers Inside

    2F, 5 Sungkyunkwanro 4gil | Jongnogu, Seoul 110-532, South Korea
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    Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

    + location , clean, minyong hospitality and maps - very tiny room , tiny windows, tiny common room, lack of knowledge from staff for Korea. The place is nicely decorated , breakfast is basic. Location is brilliant plenty of options and walkable to some major...More

    Thank nguyen94110
    Response from INSIDE-SEOUL, 오너 at Backpackers InsideResponded 8 October 2017

    thank you for your review.

    Reviewed 1 October 2017

    I got a free upgrade. My room was great. I had a small fridge, bed and bathroom. The bed was very soft. It was close to the metro and resto. There were Korean and foreighn resto near the hostel. For breakfast I had coffee and...More

    Thank charlesinseoul
    Response from INSIDE-SEOUL, 오너 at Backpackers InsideResponded 4 October 2017

    thank you for your review, hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    Such a cozy place in a wonderful city. I had a great time over there. Staff were really helpful all of the time. It's not a big place so it's all about interacting and that's what made it so special!!

    Thank gastonnnnnn
    Response from INSIDE-SEOUL, 오너 at Backpackers InsideResponded 4 October 2017

    thank you for your review. will keep best hostel for nice people.

    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    Sometimes friendly vibe, sometimes just weird, and Min can be flat out arrogant. Very cramped in the main house. First strange thing: Booking.com sends a mail saying the stay is confirmed, then Backpackers Inside sends you a mail saying it us NOT confirmed until you...More

    Thank Mike F
    Response from INSIDE-SEOUL, 오너 at Backpackers InsideResponded 4 October 2017

    thank you for your personal review and here I am Minyong YU(the arrogant,greedy owner) to answer your situations. 1) booking.com : when i do listing on booking.com, I clearly set one more policy : we request 10% deposit to confirm the booking(or at least flight...More

    Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

    I come to Seoul just wanna meet my friend with not much expectation. Then, this place is one of the reason that totally changed my mind, I fell in love with Seoul already and wish to return there for sure.

    Thank Sanh K
    Response from INSIDE-SEOUL, 오너 at Backpackers InsideResponded 21 September 2017

    Happy to hear that you enjoyed seoul. see you again~

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    Hi!, chinese emabassy is around Myeongdong area(mainly shopping area). it take 20 min by subway (4stops from here) . we have many kind of rooms, but we don't have a mixed dorm, so if you want to stay with us, you have to... More
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    Hello Andrea C, Thank you for your interest in staying with us at INSIDE. The price is depends on rooms like this. *Budget 4-bed private, Shared Bath per a night (weekday :60,000 won weekends : 80,000) *Deluxe 4-bed... More
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