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66, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu 2F, Wongwang Bldg., Seoul 03134 South Korea
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 07/01/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/01/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#2 of 1,591 Speciality lodging in Seoul
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Travellers' Choice
We are located only 2 min from Jongno-3ga subway station, Just 5 min from Limousine bus stop. All room have private restroom, shower, hair dryer, shampoo, TV, refrigerator, air-conditioner, towel. We provide for long term guest (abroad student, work, long stay guest) 1. Special price for 1 month (40~60%) 2 kitchen supply (You can cook) 3. Free laundry machine, 4. Terrace Please come and enjoy Hostel Tommy. Thank you. ^^
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Property amenities
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Free breakfast
Darts
Karaoke
Children's playground
Strollers
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
Outdoor dining area
Patio
Board games / puzzles
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Massage chair
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Fireplace
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean

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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
122Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
29Attractionswithin 0.5 km
380Reviews6Q+A15Room tips
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Aron wrote a review Oct 2021
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Im a Filipino and a regular client of Hostel Tommy, I travelled more often in Seoul and found this amazing place its near the subway of jongno, I love the yellow color and charm vibes of this hostel, The bed was extremely comfortable. The room was spacious and clean. The vintage aesthetics were awesome and you can go to rooftop for relaxation... you can play guitar if you want... Mr. TOMMY was so friendly he can assist you and take some photos you can check to his IG i highly recommend this Hostel.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Kim Tommy, 제너럴 매니저 at Hostel Tommy
Responded 28 Oct 2021
Thank you for giving us good comments ~ You are the best guest also I think ~ I wish you have a good time in korea. stay safe ~ come again please ~ say hi to your friend and brother ~~ Thank you ~ ^^
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Patrick K wrote a review Mar 2021
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Stop the search, book Hostel Tommy, and stay with maximum satisfaction. The location is phenomenal with great amenities provided. Every review I saw before we booked the place was about their customer service ... and now I am one of those totally amazed with how clean, friendly and informative they are. Thank you very much for the wonderful stay! We hope to book with you again soon!
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Kim Tommy, 제너럴 매니저 at Hostel Tommy
Responded 3 Mar 2021
Thank you for giving us good review ~ I never forget much memories with you. keep in touch my friend,, stay safe ~~ I wish you have good life forever ~ Thank you ^^
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Kimberly Cheong wrote a review Nov 2020
Singapore, Singapore16 contributions5 helpful votes
In actual, I have stayed at HostelTommy twice (in 2017 and 2018). Already fell in love for this place in 2017, from very minimum basic necessities provided to several improvements made when revisited in 2018. From 2019 until now, I can see my good friend Tommy (through his Instagram and Facebook) has put in a lot of efforts to make more improvements to the hostel. Please experience it yourself, because I also really want to visit again and again.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Kim Tommy, 제너럴 매니저 at Hostel Tommy
Responded 16 Nov 2020
Thank you for visiting our place ~ I want to make all of my guest happy. That is my goal ~~ keep in touch my friend,, stay safe ~~ I hope we can meet next year ~ Thank you ^^
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Mhedz Del Rosario wrote a review Oct 2020
Siheung, South Korea1 contribution1 helpful vote
"I stayed here last August 2020 for my summer vacation and I Highly recommended Hostel Tommy,a good place to stay. The room is spacious enough for me and my friend. The staff are nice and approachable especially Sir Tommy 😊 Clean, warm and a good place for you to relax, enjoy top view at the rooftop!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Kim Tommy, 제너럴 매니저 at Hostel Tommy
Responded 14 Oct 2020
Thank you for giving us good comment. I wish you have wonderful life in korea. please say hello to your other friends. keep safe ~~~~
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michelle717_ wrote a review June 2020
Mactan Island, Philippines4 contributions1 helpful vote
Highly recommended place to stay in South Korea when you are travelling on a budget. The room is spacious enough for me and my friend. Everything we need is there, including umbrella and selfie stick (just make sure to return them after using😂). The staffs are also very helpful and approachable. Uncle Tom was incredible too as he can speak many languages, including Filipino. I can never forget that day in the dining area where he surprised a guest from Kazakhstan by he speaking his language! It was just amazing.😃 He is attentive to the needs of his guests (thank you for the heat packs😍) and makes sure to interact with us during breakfast (which is free 😁). The location of the hostel is also very good as it very near Insadong and Exit 7 Jongno 3 Subway Station. It is near Changdeokgung Palace and a temple, thereby the area is generally quiet which makes it perfect if you want to rest after a day full of activities. All in all, Hostel Tommy is a perfect place to stay. Will surely be back in the future. 😃 P.S. I miss this doggy from our room. P.P.S. You can follow Hostel Tommy on Instagram! At the end of his guests'stay, Uncle Tom asks if he can take a pics and upload on his account.😉 (Hi Uncle Tom, screen grabbed this pic from your IG 😁)
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Kim Tommy, 제너럴 매니저 at Hostel Tommy
Responded 22 Aug 2020
Thank you for your good comments. You are always on my side. stay safe my friend ~~ I wish you come again here~ keep in touch please ~ God bless all of your friends and you family. Thank you again my good friend ~ ^^
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PRICE RANGE
USD 21 - USD 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Yellowbrick 2 Hostel
LOCATION
South KoreaSeoulIkseon-dong / Gwanghwamun / Jongno / Jongno 1.2.3.4 ga-dong / Jongno-gu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hostel Tommy
Which popular attractions are close to Hostel Tommy?
Nearby attractions include Jongmyo Shrine (0.3 km), Alive Museum Insadong (0.5 km), and Ikseon-dong Hanok Street (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hostel Tommy?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at Hostel Tommy?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hostel Tommy?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hostel Tommy?
Conveniently located restaurants include Brew 3.14, Insadong Garlic Bossam, and Sulbing Insadong.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hostel Tommy?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hostel Tommy?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hostel Tommy?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Hostel Tommy?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace (1.4 km), Changdeokgung Palace (0.5 km), and Seoul City Wall (1.6 km).