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Reviewed 17 September 2011

I lived in Seoul before so I was familiar with the concept of a love motel, and this is one of them although a nice one! In Korea everyone lives at home until they are married so there are tons of places you can go for a short stay and that's what a love motel is. I would not recommend...

1Thank Galway_One
Reviewed 6 September 2011

The hotel is 3 minutes walk from Jongno 3 ga subway station exit no. 5. Once you get out of exit no. 5, look up slightly to the right and you should be able to see the hotel signboard across the street. Cross the street (small road easy to cross) and walk in between the narrow lane where there is...

Thank CarolS09
Reviewed 14 August 2011

Hotel Cats is an ok hotel. My fiancee and I stayed in this hotel for 4 nights and overall we were a little disappointed. The hotel is really just a posh love motel but sell themselves as a hotel. Nothing wrong with that, except the bathroom was rather grubby. Too much black mould in the tile grout and the nice...

Thank RobLovick
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 July 2011

We spent 2 hours searching for this hotel but it was worth it. It was located in one of the alley near to Jongo 3 ga Subway station exit 4. i stayed on the 6th floor which the theme is Business floor. There are computer in the room as well as bath tub. The room was quite spacious too. According...

Thank tsf_tan87
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 16 April 2011

I stayed at Cats Hotel during 3 - 6 Apr 2011 with my friend. I was aware that the hotel could be hard to find for the first time so I tried to collect all useful information from all given reviews and that helped guide us to the hotel. However, as I said that it could be quite hard to...

3Thank maundao
Hong Kong
Reviewed 14 March 2011

I stayed at CATS Hotel since they had a very good deal online and I knew the location was very good (Insadong). I was a bit disappointed with the room which looked rather different than on the pictures and was not super clean. Also, the hotel is not quite suited for business stay; there was no iron nor wifi in...

4Thank Thibault P

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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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Well-placed in the shopping, culture, and religious interests area of Seoul, CATS Hotel provides a most conducive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. The hotel is located in the city center within easy reach of Insadong Street, Tapgol Park, and Hwabong Gallery and is a convenient five-minute walk from Jongno 3-GA subway station. The hotel offers a car park, disabled facilities, executive floor, cable TV, and free internet access for your comfortable stay. The hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodations in Seoul, make CATS Hotel your home away from home. ... more   less 

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Address: 9-1, Supyo-ro 28-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-320, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Gwanghwamun / Jongno
Price Range: $78 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Cats 2.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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“When you don't like the room ask for another one...”
 of 5 bubbles 638mahar, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Do wake up early for breakfast as by 10am (even though breakfast ends at 11am), almost all the food items are not available already.”
 of 5 bubbles CraneHan, 6 Jan 2014 | Read review
“don't wait last minute or you will end up with only one double bed”
  • all complimentary drinks replenished daily
  • a gift for us :o) thank you!
  • daily given plus a welcome gift of two bookmarks. Appreciate it!
  • bad view from the room but at least I wasn't facing someone's window
  • clean and big bathroom with lovely shampoo and conditioner and body wash
  • clean room with good amenities
  • one double bed in a small room
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 of 5 bubbles shate, 28 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Go for a deluxe room or above and a room that does not face the alley”
 of 5 bubbles kimps, 5 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Go with a larger room that standard if you are large in size and have a fair amount of luggage as we did. It was worth the few extra won. We booked through Agoda and the room was paid for when we got there and waiting for us.”
 of 5 bubbles robertocollins, 21 Aug 2012 | Read review
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