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Doulos Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, brother and sister-in-law, and I were very impressed by this hotel. It is super clean and within walking distance of two palaces, the metro line, and Insadong (a popular shopping area). The continental breakfast is delicious and offers western and Korean food options. We could not ask for a more comfortable stay.

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself located not on a frequented street, but everything is just a couple of steps away. And this makes the place very calm and quiet. Okay, it doesn't have a unique view, just some surrounding grey buildings. I really can't tell too much about the place. The reason is, that it is nothing special, just everything was fine....

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Angeles City, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay four days in Doulos during December 2016 winter and it was such a comfortable stay. The location is so accessible, close to subway station exit 15 of Jongno-3. Room is clean and well maintained; room temperature is centralized. Hotel staffs are approachable, they always greet us. Breakfast is buffet. They serves the same menu everyday but superb. Overall,...

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Busselton, Western Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights, staff were very friendly and helpful, room was small but more than adequate and very clean. Bathroom was clean. Breakfast was included, it was good, but don't go too late as they like to close on time. There is a laundry but we didn't use it. The hotel is located in a laneway, bit tricky...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The hotel is located in a alley way behind the main street, a bit hard to find but once you're there the lobby looks promising untill you get to the room. If you like staying in a shoebox than this place is perfect for you. The room was tiny with a rock hard bed. The room velt very dated and...

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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel is clean and they paid attention to details when they clean the room. The front desk is very helpful and offer good advice. We had a great time during our 8 nights. The standard is quite small though for a couple with 2 big luggage. We should requested for a deluxe room. The breakfast is very simple however...

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Thank Del A
malaysia
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Just a few minutes walk from Jongno 3-ga metro station. Food and shops are aplenty. It is within walking distance, about 20 minutes, to Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon and Insadong. There is laundry facility at B3, KRW1,500 per wash. Breakfast at B2 which is buffet style. Food choices are limited but adequate to get the day going. The coffee is too...

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Bali, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

this small hotel along an alley from main street maybe a little difficult to find. but some good old gentleman was very kind and helpful to direct us...even he himself was not very sure whether it would be the one we were trying to locate. The General Manager happened to be at the reception desk when we checked in. It...

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Montbeliard, France
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Doulos Hotel is well-located in a narrow street, just a few minutes walk from Jongno-3 metro station (lines 1,3 and 5). From the hotel, you can explore Seoul by walking or taking the subway very easily. The hotel is clean and quiet, and the front office staff is very friendly and helpful. They gave us good food recommendations, and they...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Recommend to all solo travellers. Many places for cheap and tasty meals, staffs are willing to give all the info about the tourist spots, subway stations, airport buses are nearby. The hotel rooms are nice, cozy, clean, modern and quiet.

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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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  • Breakfast included
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Doulos Hotel

Address: 112 Gwansu-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-420, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Gwanghwamun / Jongno
Price Range: $72 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Doulos Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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#16 Best Value Hotel in Seoul
#36 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
#49 Business Hotel in Seoul
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