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    Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse

    67-6, Yeonnam-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul 03991, South Korea
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    Reviewed 21 September 2014

    It is bit hidden, my cab driver couldn't find it, I suggest to management to install a sign on main road directing to the guesthouse. Othewise, I don't have much to complain about. My room was really tiny(asian standard, i stayed in other hostels in...More

    Thank rastikus
    Reviewed 11 July 2014

    Nice hostel, even pretty small. But I enjoyed my stay there even just for 2 nights. I was solo traveller that time, but I feel safe. The staffs were helpful and friendly. Rooms are very clean, but the beds are hard, but no problem. Some...More

    1  Thank Dama Y
    Reviewed 16 June 2014

    I stayed here for 5-6 nights while I was in korea and its a fantastic place. im not gona say its luxurious or anything like that but it is amazingly located close to bars and nightlife as well as as 24/7 shops. Good food and...More

    Thank alex e
    Reviewed 2 June 2014

    I quite enjoyed my stay here. The location is not fantastic, as it's on the other side of Hongdae, away from the restaurants/bars/shops, but it's only 10mins walk. And it's quieter here too, which is a plus! The staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are...More

    Thank backpasher
    Reviewed 19 May 2014

    I stayed with Kimchee hostel for 4 nights during my solo journey in Seoul. The dorm is clean with lockers and bathroom inside. On 4th floor there are two more bathrooms in case the one in your room is occupied. Price very friendly. Korean, English...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • USD 13 - USD 47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Hongdae
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    Nearby
    Hongdae
    Carefree enthusiasm is everywhere in this energetic
    neighborhood centered on Hongik University, Korea’s
    top art school. From its assortment of murals to the
    occasional amateur street performances, creativity and
    expression make up the wild and beating heart of
    vibrant Hongdae. At the Free and Hope Market (weekends
    at the Hongdae Children’s Playground) you'll find one
    of Seoul’s most popular handmade and creative markets
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    Xingwenyap
    27 August 2016|
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    Response from Clara S | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, sorry for the super duper late reply. YG Entertainment is quite far from the guesthouse. you can reach YG Ent by dropping by Hapjeong Station and around 10-15 minutes of walk! There is just 1 convenient store near the... More
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    Pamela R
    23 March 2015|
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    Response from Clara S | Reviewed this property |
    you can directly ask the guesthouse. but if u want to stay for 2 months, i suggest you to rent apartment from Air BnB!
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