Seoul Backpackers

30-1, Iksun-Dong, Jongno-Gu, 205-125 Namchang -Dong, Seoul, 100-051, South Korea
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Cheap, clean and central

Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on August 10, 2005

I haven't stayed there myself but received some very good feedback from other travelers:
The Seoul Backpackers is probably the best location for those who want to live in a central location without spending too much money while still enjoying a clean and Korean-style environment.

Room types:
a) Dormitory room (17,000 KRW)
b) Single room (27,000 KRW)
c) Double room (37,000 KRW)

All rooms include air-conditioning and floor heating!
The staff seems to understand and speak English, Chinese and Japanese.

Unique Quality: - free breakfast (toast with jam and coffee/tea)
- free internet
- free laundry
- free use of kitchen and microwave
- small garden
- free airport pickup (> 5 nights)!!!

Directions: Close to Insa-Dong and Anguk subway station.
Better refer to the detaild map and way description on their homepage!

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A Backpacker's Place

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on April 26, 2005

Conveniently located...just a few minutes walk to Anguk Subway Station and attractions like Insadong, Changdeokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple.

It is a modest place to stay the night if you are tight in the budget. The accomodation fee comes with a free breakfast, internet, use of laundry machine and helpful tips from the friendly staff.

Directions: From Anguk-Dong bus station, walk towards SK Gas Station. Turn right at the corner and you will see a pedestrian crossing 100M ahead. Cross the street and go into the narrow street. Walk 150M ahead past Shin-Wha building and turn right at the crossroads.

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Slap, Bang in the Middle of it all.

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on September 17, 2004

Good sound accomodation: dormitory, single rooms and double rooms with a bathroom and air-conditioning for each room and floor heating system for winter. We also offer 24 hour hot and cold showers, public phone, LCD projector for movie screening, private lockers, fully equipped kitchen, cable TV and VCR.

Breakfast is available as well as internet access, pick-up service, self laundering, coffee and tea. These are all free. The hostel is located in the heart of Downtown Seoul and only a short walk to all the major facilities. The airport bus, subway station, post office, movie theatres, museums, art galleries, markets and the main shopping areas, all major consulates.

Unique Quality: Breakfast Included
Internet Access
Linen Included
Security Lockers
Luggage Storage
Guest Kitchen
Travel Desk/Travel Info

A Dorm room is 20,000 KRW or $15-$16 USD

Directions: Anguk Station. (Line 3 - Orange) North end of Insadong

Really really Close to Insadong. Just take the first major right when you are walking north on Isa dong.

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Best Cheap Accommodation

Great (4.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on September 14, 2004

Location is very heart of city center.
nearby area's interesting place stand by Insadong street, Changdeokgung palace, Unhyeongung Palace and many traditional Museum.

Unique Quality: Basic facilities service and
personal locker,
LCD projector use movie showing.
short and long term traveller for luggage,
letter keeping service, and
free very fast internet service
room rate are
Dormitory : 17,000won ( app 13$ )
Single : 27,000won ( app 23$ )
Double : 37,000won ( app 32$ )/ two person per night

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Best Hostel in Seoul

Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on March 21, 2004

After several months of staying in gloomy hotels in Russia, this lovely hostel came in as a much needed reprieve. I hadn?t even checked in and I had already met several interesting travelers from all walks of life. The hostel at times seems more of a meeting place then a hotel. It is right in the middle of an interesting interwoven set of alley ways that will remind you where you are, Asia. It?s within walking distance to Insadon as well, one of the most interesting streets in Seoul. For those that love your historical sites, then this is the place for you as the hostel is near several of the most impressive palaces and gardens, including the lovely Chang-deokgung Palace and Huwon (Secret Gardens).

Unique Quality: -free internet
-near Insadon
-near several palaces and gardens
-walking distance to An-guk station for easy access to subway and airport bus

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Address: 30-1, Iksun-Dong, Jongno-Gu, 205-125 Namchang -Dong, Seoul, 100-051, South Korea

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