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Petaling Jaya
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I stayed on 30th Jan 2016 for a night. Everything seems ok except broken WIFI and TV unable to connect due to it. The staff should had either informed us about us or moved us to another room where WIFI is available. Nevertheless, encountered Sue, the never-ending-smiling staff. Friendly and accommodating. Even offered to cook for my family during breakfast,...

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toronto
Reviewed 5 January 2017

First, the location is in Hongdae where you can find youth vibe, cheap food, free entertainment all at one. The hostel is only 5 minutes walk from Hongik University station. I stayed in a single room located in half basement of the house (but there's window). Room is, yes, small but I didn't mind it since I didn't bring too...

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Thanks for your help, let us stay in South Korea have a comfortable environment, thanks again! Duriworld House is a great hotel. :) 感謝您的幫助,讓我們留在韓國有一個舒適的環境,非常感謝您! Duriworld House是一個很棒的旅館。 :) 很開心停留在韓國最後的日子選擇住在Duriworld House

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Everything is great for me and my family, we are very satisfied with the service provided by DW residence. The staffs are very friendly and the room is clean and comfortable, will definitely came back if i am travelling to Korea again. Thanks for giving us such a great time staying in Korea! :)

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

☑️The hostess is sweet. ☑️Nice room. ☑️Nice bathroom. ☑️I would like to come again. ☑️I saw a sweet black cat. ☑️The house keeper is sweet. ☑️Everything about this house is sweet. Before we left, the hostess gave us some snacks. She said its for us to enjoy on the airplane. ☀️she made my day.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The breakfast is legit. We had the options of cereal with milk, eggs, orange juice, and toast with jams, peanut butter, or butter. The place is well located next to Hongdae area. Is easily accessible by train or airport limousine bus. There are many restaurants in the area to chose from. Walkable distance to nightlife in the area. The internet...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I am traveler from Hong Kong :) This is my first time to Seoul. I go with my sister who is pretty picky about hotel we stay, We cancelled a few booking before we find DW Design Residence. Situated just 10 minutes walk from Hongik University Station, Exit 2. A blessing when it is rainy ! :) The staff is...

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DWDESIGN, Manager at DW Design Residence, responded to this review

Oh Thanks for your kind and lovely review!! and we are so happy to hear that your staying was good in DW ^^ We will appreciate if you visit again DW, Have a nice day!!

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Really enjoyed staying here. 1. It's a short walk from Hongik University station, and the area around it is a hopping college town, with lots of great bars, restaurants and shops. 2. Sue, who runs the inn, is an always-smiling, ever-helpful, thoughtful, perfect hostess. She brightens up the atmosphere of the place even more. 3. It's a nice-looking guesthouse, with...

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

The host was very helpful from the start. Booked via agoda, the owner Sunny email us map on how to get here either by bus, subway or even taxi. We arrived midday, greeted by Sue,served fresh juice with info about the residence and whats nearby. Free laundry for staying over 7 days. Room cleaned daily and fresh towel given daily....

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Ulu Temburong National Park, Brunei Darussalam
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Strategic location: Near to hongik university station exit 1 & 2. Groceries stores just around the corner. The room: Studio double, equip with mini kitchen convienient for you to cook your bfast, lunch & dinner. Shopping: Just a few walks away there's Hongdae near to hongik university.Shop till you drop. Discounts n cheap item to buy plus pubs to hangout....

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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 drawing consistent crowds. At Hongdae, there’s never a shortage of things to do and see; food and drink options are nearly endless as are shops and noraebang (karaoke) rooms. Hongdae is also one of Seoul’s top party and club scenes catering to a younger demographic; if a packed club isn’t your scene, you'll also find a range of music venues and bars offering live music in all genres. Although Hongdae has lost much of its unique appeal and undergone rapid commercialization in recent years, be sure to explore Hongdae’s edges in areas such as Sangsu-dong and Yeonnam-dong where Hongdae’s fiercely independent streak still runs freely.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The owner of Dwdesign Residence has a story. (DW means Duri which two in Korean)The couple who travelled around the world as one year honeymoon together runs this guest house.DW Design Residence is located at the heart of Hongdae(Hongik university area) which is one of the hottest places in Seoul.Just 5 min walk from the subway line 2(green line).It is just opend Jan,2013 Especailly we have several different category rooms1st floor – there are 8 exclusive full-equipped room, you can have your private space with kitchen,refrigerator,LED TV2nd,3rd floor- we have room hotel style room Double,Triple,Quadruple. We are a couple who really loves travel and had experienced so many guest houses during our 1year-honyemoon trip.The experience leads us to build a nest which gives the warmth to lonely and tired traveller.We know exactly what travellers need.We dreamed about the dreamlike guest house and tried to design reflecting our experence during the travel.We may also offer useful travel information and practical services from our job experience at travel agent.Please make yourself at home. DW Design Residence is the right place to stay and to relax .DW Design Residence wishes to stay at your heart with joyful and unforgettable place ... more   less 

Additional Information about DW Design Residence

Address: 203-47 Donggyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Hongdae
Price Range: $82 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — DW Design Residence 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Great service”
 of 5 bubbles Chiyun18, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try rooms on the first or third floor, they might be more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 596paulaj, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“As DW does not have elevator, travellers who go with heavy luggage, it would be good to stay on ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Angel_SF_Lau, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
“One double room on the third floor has a balcony- best room in house. Sadly we could not use it because we needed a triple. Third floor is quieter than the second ( we stayed on both).”
 of 5 bubbles Debraleeann, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I would prefer studio double room (cheaper also) as it's cozier and sunlight is blocked in the mornings.”
 of 5 bubbles nitegurl17, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
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