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Seoul Backpackers

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Convenient location, easy to reach from Seoul station, very close to Namdaenum market and a metro station, also walking distance to the central Seoul Plaza. The room has new wallpapers, but the furniture is old and shabby (the TV table looked like it would crush under the TV any second). Bed, pillow and blankets were comfortable for a 1 night...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 28 February 2013

stayed in here for 7 nights last week and traveled with my best friend.. the location is good and reachable,near from Seoul station, namdaemun market, myeongdong and you can reach city hall only by walk.. the room and bathroom is ok and comfortable enough... the staff is very helpful and kind. i asked them about many things (hehe i'm sorry)...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 16 February 2013

Stayed for 3 nights here at namdaemun branch - our room was a triple although we booked a double. It was located on the 6th floor, where u have to climb some stairs after taking elevator to the 5th floor. Not very convenient when you have big luggage. Room: Small but functional, individual aircon, bed sheet not very clean, toilet...

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 February 2013

I've stayed at SEOUL BACKPACKERS (Namdaemun) on 23rd-27th January 2013. This place are really good for a big family like us. The family room are awesome although small in size. My wife and 4 of my kids are so happy. Free WiFi and free computers also help us to continue our communication wuth relatives in Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia (FB of course...

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kuala lumpur
Reviewed 9 December 2012

Plus factors-Good location, nearby to the subway English-speaking staff, free wifi, free overseas call, free coffee/tea, spacious bathroom, satisfactory cleanliness, Laundry service available for 5k Won. Cons- a bit pricey for a backpacker outfit-we a famlly of two adults and 2 children paying about 80k won per night for 6 nights, with the 7th night complimentary. The room we had...

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Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed 18 November 2012

a good hostel, clean and also spacious enough. the stuff very frendly to help out. shop distance to numdemum MRT station. near by also good food restaurant. overall, convinience and worth of money to stay.

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Manila
Reviewed 13 November 2012

The hotel sits right next to a subway station, which can be quite comfortable if you wish to hop on and hop off to see the city sights. Affordable as well at about $50 per night for a Double Room during non-peak season. They provide free coffee/tea, wifi and airport transfers at a good price. Overall, good service.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Stayed here for 8 nights with 2 companions. There was a promotion of free 2 nights with a 6 night booking. Location is very good as it is a 2 minute walk from Myeongdong, convenient for shopping. It is one minute walk to the Euljiro 1 gu subway station with trains that will get you to places like Jamsil, Ewha...

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Reviewed 12 November 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights. The location was near the hyeoheon station and walked for 5 mins from the station to reach the hotel. The staff was helpful and the room was nice. However, in the future please provide big towel rather than face towel for the guests as well as the wifi should be also extended to the...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Great place and clean rooms. Very near Namdaemun Market where you can see a lot of souvenirs, get money exchanged, buy cheap clothing, and eat authentic Bibimbap for 5 won! Very close to Hoehyeon station so riding to and from the airport is a breeze. English speaking staff, very helpful too. You can walk to Seoul Tower and Myeongdong (a...

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Additional Information about Seoul Backpackers

Address: 205-125 Namchang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-051, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $47 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Seoul Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“I was stayed in the 2nd floor and the free wifi wasn't really good, you need to go the lobby area to enjoy fast free wifi.”
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MissLegolas, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
“If you wish to enjoy your stay in Seoul.... at all cost..... avoid Seoul backpackers ...45,000 KRW hostel.”
3431tom, 22 Aug 2013 | Read review
“We stayed on ground floor area and prefers privacy on my room.”
AyinF, 13 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Good room if you go holiday with your family! :)”
kakikujalanjalan, 1 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Higher floor rooms for more privacy and less noise.”
srihartamas, 8 Dec 2012 | Read review
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