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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best amenity was 2 free bottles of water per room. The 3rd and 4th bottles cost as well as tooth brush and toothpaste, drinks, etc. Comb and cotton swabs are free. Only stayed one night. Breakfast buffet was included in our tour. Hotel convenience store was small. Souvenir shop was worth perusing.

Thank alphabeta2016
McKinnon, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This ageing resort hotel was pleasant enough for a one-night stay while exploring Gyeongju with a car and driver, but I would not like to have stayed longer. Once our driver had left for the night, we were "marooned" with no place to go other than a few nearby restaurants reached via uneven surfaces that would be dodgy to negotiate...

Thank Kay2406
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Good: Renovated rooms on 6th & 7th floors were quite nice. Free WIFI. Old fashioned spa in good quality. Golf course next by. Green walking area near hotel. Bad: No water filled in the outdoor pool even it's August. Far from central area of the city. Unclean water pot.

Thank Guijong B
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Stayed here on the way back from Ulsun to Seoul. The grounds/views of the hotel are really nice -- these are the highlights, especially if you get a room on an upper floor. As for the rooms, the good news is they are pretty big and roomy. The bad news is that they are VERY OUTDATED in that pretty much...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Our group went to visit Gyeongju during the hot day in the ancient capital of Korea. Room is okay and the breakfast is nice for Korean standard. The staffs are caring but their English language skills are relatively low. The only downside was the air conditioning in my room. As it is unable to tolerate the heat and unable to...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Hotel is located near Bulguksa and Seokgulam. We were there to go see Seokgulam sunrise, so location-wise, it was perfect for us. The hotel was last renovated in 2004, so it needs update desperately. Electrical outlets are outdated, and refrigerator was running with an electric transformer. They charge fee for shaver, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, and drinking water.

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Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 17 August 2014

The hotel is located near historic sites but away from the rest of the hotels near the lake. The room was very nice but need some updates as the whole hotel. Helpfull staff and near by bus stop. travel to the train station almost 1 hour as well as to the bus terminal. Nice breakfast, You get a voucher to...

Thank sxa1995
Irvine, California
Reviewed 17 August 2013

I stayed at this hotel with my family for one night during a visit to Gyeongju, a well-known historic city in Korea. We were assigned to a 'triple' room with three beds. Overall, the stay was better than I expected. The hotel is a bit outdated: the carpet on the corridor was slightly smelly, but the room was quite okay....

2Thank fscholar
Georgia, USA
Reviewed 19 July 2013

We stayed here as part of a tour. Our room turned out to be somewhat large compared to what's standard in Korea, which was good as we had 3 adults in the room. However, like many tourist hotels this one is in need of some refurbishing, especially in the bath area. Otherwise, it is in a good location for seeing...

Thank WeatherWizard
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 24 May 2013

You pick this hotel because it is walking distance from the central attraction "Bulguksa" temple and a local bus away from Sukgulam. From train station, you can grab a taxi to here...walk to see the temple and take bus to the top of the mountain to see the sights...then spend a night, take a bus from nearby street to the...

2Thank vamsally

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kolon Hotel is seated in the time-honored city of Gyeongju well known as one of the ten famous world spots. Guest room is cozy and comfortable dominating the sun rising from Mt. Toham. Restaurants provide for delicate & special dishes. Available is conventions of large and small size, golf green, swimming, jogging, hiking,other leisure and spa facilities. You may feel like being at your own home and your stay and every hour may be most happy and pleasing to you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gyeongju Kolon Hotel

Address: 289-17, Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-410, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
Price Range: $99 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gyeongju Kolon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 317
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Also Known As:
Gyeongju Kolon Kyongju
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Gyeongju
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Only 6th & 7th floors are renovated.”
  • Outdoor pool (without water) & grass field
guijongb, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“higher floor for better views”
thehelpfuldad, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Not sure about the room as my room was having air conditioning issue”
ChakritTiebtienrat, 27 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Get any economy room”
vamsally, 23 May 2013 | Read review
“try to see the room beforehand, the staff are helpful and receptive to negotiation...”
  • bathroom & bathrobe
  • big beds
  • room with a view
  • tv area
CJ_FS, 19 Dec 2012 | Read review
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