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Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun

8, Arirang-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02829 South Korea
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#37 of 511 hotels in Seoul
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Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdeaemun is a modern and upscale accommodation, offering luxurious bedding, furnishings, free Wi-Fi. The air-conditioned comfortable guest rooms come with heating, a 43-inch flat-screen satellite TV, fridge and safe. It is just a short walk away to Sungshin Women's Uni. (exit 6) for subway line 4. It takes a few minutes to go to Dongdaemun and Myeongdong area by subway. Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun provides easy access to Korea university, Korea University hospital, Seoul University hospital and Daehakro theater. It is within a 20-minute stroll of Kookmin University, which allows for easy access in and around Seoul.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Coffee shop
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Valet parking
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Vending machine
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bidet
Bathrobes
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
2.5 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Modern
Family
Languages Spoken
English, French, Chinese, Japanese and 1 more

Location

8, Arirang-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02829 South Korea
Name/address in local language
Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun
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mara wrote a review Jan 2024
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Good location. Airport bus stop nearby. INTL ATM, subway Station, bus stop, Olive Young, Coffee Shops and restaurants all nearby. Don't even need to leave the neighbourhood. Guests get 15% off at the Twosome Cafe inside. 2nd floor seating also nice, if there aren't many aunties around. Gym is decent. Rooms clean. View amazing. Definitely recommend. Ppl who want authentic Korean food experience can pop into 그남자 김치찌개 5 mins walk away 🐷 ✨️Special shout out to Mr. Jung, who helped me drag my suit cases to the airport bus stop.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Hotel entrance is 5 mins walk from airport bus stop, might be a bit difficult to drag suitcases....
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you very much for choosing and sharing your experience with Arirang Hill Hotel. We will always try to remain friendly service. We always try to share the reviews you post with the employees & Mr. Jung and use them as an opportunity to improve hotel facilities and services. Thank you for your feedback.
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James Lim wrote a review Sept 2023
Seongnam, South Korea97 contributions31 helpful votes
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Family of 4. Two young kids in elementary school. Located next to a subway stop, so public transport was very convenient. Parking is free as well, but they use a parking tower, so it's slow getting in and out. Didn't try the breakfast buffet as there are many other options outside. There is a Twosome Place coffee shop, but it didn't look like they offered discounts for guests. Seems to be a very busy hotel and popular with tourists. Hotel staff are competent and efficient but not very welcoming. I guess it's because they are so busy. Rooms were clean. Everything was in working order. It was a little crowded because we stayed in a triple room. Single beds were a little small, but they were comfy. It is a good option for a short stay in a very convenient location.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 8 Oct 2023
I would like to appreciate you have left valuable feedback for our hotel on behalf of all our team during your stay with us here. As per your valuable comments, I have shared your opinion with culinary team to provide the guests with more various foods and also make it better than now. We will keep committing all our efforts to enhance service that our guests can feel very comfortable and happy. Thank you.
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jhjho wrote a review Aug 2023
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Thank you for a very pleasant stay, I was upgraded to a very nice room and enjoyed my stay, especially the separate sitting area with a sofa. However, I would have appreciated a clearer explanation of the entry and exit times for breakfast.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Responded 29 Aug 2023
Thank you very much for choosing and sharing your experience with Arirang Hill Hotel. We will always try to remain friendly service. We always try to share the reviews you post with the employees and use them as an opportunity to improve hotel facilities and services. Thank you for your feedback.
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Gelly M wrote a review May 2023
5 contributions2 helpful votes
I had a best experience and they are very friendly and hospitality. We had an issue with our next flight ticket and the receptionist called the local airline, spoke for me about 15-20 minutes and helped me get the ticket. I thought i need to get a new ticket, but he helped me sort out the trouble. I think asking a local for help was the only way.
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 17 May 2023
Thank you very much for choosing and sharing your experience with Arirang Hill Hotel. We will always try to remain friendly service. We always try to share the reviews you post with the employees and use them as an opportunity to improve hotel facilities and services. Thank you for your feedback.
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透 古 wrote a review May 2023
Tokyo, Japan1 contribution2 helpful votes
So kind stuff, clean and comfortable room can see good viewing from wide window. The place is very convenient, you can go anywhere very easily. Everyday you can get a bottle of water for free. If you choose this hotel, your trip will be so happy!
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 4 May 2023
Thank you very much for choosing and sharing your experience with Arirang Hill Hotel. We apologize for not being satisfied with the cleanliness of the bathrobe. We always try to share the reviews you post with the employees and use them as an opportunity to improve hotel facilities and services. Thank you for your feedback and hope to see you again next time. Thank you.
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reederer wrote a review Apr 2023
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Service was good, rooms & amenities were clean. Multi-type plugs were available in the room which made it convenient to use. Concierge staff were extremely helpful too. Overall a very pleasant and enjoyable stay.
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Date of stay: April 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 30 Apr 2023
Thank you very much for choosing and sharing your experience with Arirang Hill Hotel. We always try to share the reviews you post with the employees and use them as an opportunity to improve hotel facilities and services. Thank you for your feedback and hope to see you again next time. Thank you.
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Hanna Im wrote a review Nov 2022
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I emailed the hotel before booking after seeing several reviews saying that the AC wasn't working during their stay. I got confirmation that the AC would be working for the entirety of my stay but when I got there all 8 nights were stuffy and hot in the room as the central AC was off. When I informed the hotel staff on my first night, the man on night shift was rude, unhelpful and just sounded exasperated with my feedback. Location is also farther out from central than you think and room is not well-maintained. Stains and holes on linen and rust around the stove.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Responded 16 Nov 2022
Dear Guest I would like to appreciate you have left valuable feedback for the hotel on behalf of all our team during your stay. I regret to learn about the inconveniences that you encountered while staying in our hotel. As per your valuable comments, I have shared with team members to provide the guests with better than service now. We will keep committing all our efforts to enhance service that our guests can feel very comfortable and happy. We would like to appreciate if you contact us for further assistance.
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Juli K wrote a review Aug 2022
19 contributions9 helpful votes
Clean, spacious, comfortable room. English well spoken front office staff, very informative and helpful. Easy to reach, easy for public transport. The price is cheap conpared to other properties in seoul. Really value for money.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded 24 Aug 2022
Thank you very much for using Arirang Hill Hotel. We will always try to share the reviews you registered with the employees and use them as an opportunity to improve hotel facilities and services. Thank you for your feedback and hope to see you again next time. Thank you.
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Jan Schuhmacher wrote a review July 2022
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Stayed for a couple of days before leaving Korea, the staff was super accommodating, all my luggage was easily stored until I had to go to the airport. Room was clean, the bed was comfy and the location next to line 4 was very close, making it easy to reach the airport via line 4 and Transfer to the airport express rail at Seoul Station. Would stay here again. Also there is a discount at the Café in the Lobby for people staying in the hotel
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded 12 July 2022
Thank you very much for using Arirang Hill Hotel. We will always try to share the reviews you registered with the employees and use them as an opportunity to improve hotel facilities and services. Thank you for your feedback and hope to see you again next time. Thank you.
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Victoria M wrote a review June 2022
61 contributions38 helpful votes
I don't like the hotel's attitude. they allow only 2 room cleanings during a stay of 7 nights or more. also, they don't provide AC services during the transition season (?!). considering the odd terms, the price is not that attractive and you can definitely find better hotels with higher standards of service for the same price. it sounds more fitting for a hostel and not for a hotel.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Responded 12 June 2022
Thank you for choosing Arirang Hill Hotel. Reviews posted by customers will be shared with the staff to further contribute to the development of hotel services and facility management. thank you.
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AU$115 - AU$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South KoreaSeoulSeongbuk-gu / Dongseon-dong
NUMBER OF ROOMS
190
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun
Which popular attractions are close to Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun?
Nearby attractions include Statue of Peace (1.1 km), Donahm Moonhwa Sports Center (0.3 km), and Donam Traditional Market (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun?
Conveniently located restaurants include Starbucks Anam Station, Hyehwa Gogi, and Hadan.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Arirang Hill Hotel Dongdaemun?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace (3.8 km), Changdeokgung Palace (2.6 km), and Seoul City Wall (1.9 km).