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Kanchanaburi
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Danny is probably the best hostel owner I've ever met. Right from the start, he was so chatty and inviting, and always gave outstanding recommendations on places to go. We climbed Hallasan on day and he even managed to locate hiking boots at 1am for us to use. The hostel itself is cosy, lounge area is social, and the beds...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hostel is near bus stop, dongmun market, black pork street and shopping street. The staffs are helpful and friendly. Bedroom and other rooms are clean. Free breakfast for all, free shampoo, toothpaste, etc. Hairdryer is also available. Quiet at night, other guests are polite too. There are a lot of free map, guide at the lobby. Bus 100 from...

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Thank Hiyuki
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I visited Jeju this month, me and my friend choose this hostel. We stayed only for one night. But the service is very good. We got comfortable room and comfortable bed.The staff is so friendly with us. I did not know he is the owner or staff , when I get there he lent me a book about travel in...

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1Thank VikeMart
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The hostel is very near to the famous Black Pork Street (about 1-2 minutes walk) as well as Dongmun market. The hostel is a bit old. We stayed in a 6 beds dorm, the dorm is spacious and neat, the cleanliness is average (can be improved). Hair dryer and electrical extension cord are provided. The staffs are very friendly and...

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Thank 215laylayt
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Forest hostel is strategically located, with Black Pork Street and a shopping street on your left (walking dist. less than 5 mins), bus stop and Dongmun Market on your right (also less than 5 mins away). It's nestled between local restaurants (The dakgalbi place next to it is very tasty and popular with the locals) and convenience stores. Very easy...

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Thank blueberry_vic
Mumbai
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Self and family stayed for 2 Nights in a triple room.It is budget hostel. Neat and clean. A local market is at walkable distance. On the other side is the black port street and the beach with lighthouse. Very good for stroll. Lot of mist and slight drizzle made our walk very memorable. Shops selling sea food were lined up,...

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Thank guddu70
Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Location is fantastic, 2nd time stay at this hostel, booked a room for myself and my wife. Which is why we stayed here. The Jeju market is 2 mins. away. Taxi's are always easy to get. Restaurants all over the place in the market, along with street food..If you are expecting a soft bed (no) typical hard Korean mattress, private...

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Thank Richard W
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed at The forest hostel during my jeju trip in april 2016. Location was great and located very near the black pork street and dongmun market. All within 5mins walk. The room is not too big but it is equipped with the basic necessity. The staffs are very friendly and smile whenever they see us. Just round the corner there...

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Thank Lingnie
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Comfy, friendly, helpful. The owners are really good with people. They are able to help your plans wherever you want to go. The location is great, near the sea and the shops and a traditional market. I would happily come back. The negative which is small maybe the showers. They are separate to the rooms. So trying not to get...

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Thank Karla M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Room was old, floor get wet due to without floor map provided. Host was friendly and always share to us. Walking distance to dining area (seafood or pork), convenience store, Dongmun market and underground market. Breakfast.. I take outside either GS25 or Issac, they should improve it because only with bread, jam or butter, coffee or tea only. No egg...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
the Forest Hostel is located at Black Port Street & Chilseongro Shopping Street in Jeju City, 10 minutes away by bus & taxi from Jeju International Airport. Even 5 minutes far from Jeju Port.And bus stop can reach to so many places is just 3 minutes far away from our hostel.We are close to every amenity a guest could possibly need within 1-minute walk. Dongmun Traditional Market, Jungang Underground Shopping Center, Chilseongro Shopping Street. And everything you need is surrounded our hostel.Don't be surprised by the convenience of our location.We are 10-15 minutes from Jeju International Airport,5 minutes from Jeju International Port,10 minutes from Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal.Right next to where we are, are Dongmun Traditional Market, Jungang Underground Shopping Center, Black pork street, and Chilseongro Shopping Street.Within walking distances are E-mart, McDonalds, Noodle Street, Sea walls, Coastal road, Gwandeokjeong, post office, police station, bike rental shops & all the other shops you might need.It's not everyday you get a place in this amazing location on Jeju island.Stay with us, and get the best out of this island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Forest Hostel

Address: 7-1 Gwangdeok-ro 15-gil, Jeju, Jeju Island 690-836, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Jeju Island > Jeju
Price Range: $43 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Forest Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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