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Lavinia Guesthouse

6F, 30-1 Ikseon-dong (63 Donhwamun-ro 11na-gil, Jongro / Insadong, Seoul, South Korea (Show on map)

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"Feels like home / Very Clean / Good location..."

  • Melecio, Philippines
  • March 11, 2015
  • Area: Jongro / Insadong
  • Rooms : 27
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Features of Lavinia Guesthouse
Facilities

airport transfer

concierge

elevator

facilities for disabled guests

laundry service

lockers

luggage storage

meeting facilities

shared kitchen

shared lounge/TV area

shuttle service

smoking area

Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

 
Languages Spoken

Chinese (Mandarin)

English

Korean

Thai

  

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For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Seoul, Lavinia Guesthouse is the perfect choice. Set 0.2 Km from the excitement of the city, this 1.5-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. A haven of rest and relaxation, the hotel will offer total renewal just steps away from the city's numerous attractions such as Yoo’s Family, Insadong Street, Unhyeongung.

At Lavinia Guesthouse, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi in all rooms, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, airport transfer to ensure our guests the greatest comfort.

27 rooms spread over 6 floors provide a warm and pleasant home away from home. Modern comforts such as internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning, heating can be found in selected rooms. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Lavinia Guesthouse is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in Seoul.
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Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-6 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.

Guests over 6 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.


Check-In From
02:00 PM

Check-Out Until
10:00 AM

Distance from City Center
0.2 Km

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
Yes

Number of Floors
6

Number of Rooms
27

Reception Open Until
11:00 PM

Room Voltage
220

Time to Airport (Minutes)
60

Year Hotel Built
1999

Year Hotel Last Renovated
2012


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Very Good

7.9

from 122 reviews

Value for Money
8.1
Location
8.2
Staff Performance
8.2
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
8.6
Room Comfort/Standard
8.2
Food/Dining
5.8
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Kim N. Solo travelers United States of America, March 24, 2015
Great Place

comfort, location, safe
8.7
It was a great place and comfortable. Nice rooms.
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Melecio J. Families with older children Philippines, March 11, 2015
Homey guesthouse

Feels like home / Very Clean / Good location
9.3
My mom and I had a comfortable stay at Lavinia. We (initially) stayed for 4 nights but extended for 2 additional days. Vicky, the manager, was very helpful and attended to all our inquiries (to the extent of calling some offices to get more information). The guesthouse felt like home. It was very safe and clean. The location is also good since it is near the subway and airport limousine stop.
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Theerayut C. Groups Thailand, November 25, 2014
Good location with no services provided

Insadong
4.3
Hotel room and location is OK but there will be no othere services/hospitality provided i.e. no room cleaning, no complimentary water, no late check out. Bathroom's towels are incredibly small and we have to use it for every days. No one seems to around at reception area as well.So, prepare well if you would like to stay in this guesthouse. For us, we will stay for other hotels nearby Insadong again but definitely not LAVINIA.
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Qing H. Solo travelers China, November 23, 2014
A comfortable place at good location

Clean, good location, comfortable
7.7
It's a nice place, located among the famous landscapes and residential buildings. I stayed there for 4 nights in mid-November and now will stay another 2 nights in late March. My single room got an independent toilet and a small balcony. There's even a small refrigerator and in-room WIFI. Room is clean. The only flaw was they did not clean the room often. Anyways, a good recommendation for economic stay in Seoul
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Sanghee C. Business travelers South Korea, November 14, 2014
Reasonable price

Nearest station
6.3
So so
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Ka S. Solo travelers United Kingdom, November 10, 2014
Basic but comfortable, clean and homey guesthouse

Value for money, cleanliness and location
8.3
This is my second time staying with Lavinia Guesthouse, it has been a very good choice whenever I have to stay-over in Seoul. A bit of a walk (10mins) from the nearest metro but good quality guesthouse. It is converted from a residential building with solid walls, though occassionally you can hear noise in the corridor. Extremely clean and fresh bed sheets and pillow case (had experiences in guesthouse where hair (and smell of) from previous guests can be found). This guesthouse just feels very easy and homey, but without the problems of a guesthouse when compared to a hotel (hygiene and noise). Good management and staff always polite. Very good value for money and makes staying in Seoul an overall nice and affordable experience.
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Timothy T. Solo travelers United States of America, October 27, 2014
I thought I already submitted a review.

Location, Staff, Cleanliness
9
This aint the Hotel Hilton. But if you need a warm safe place to stay on a budget this is it. And yes, there may be no one at the counter but the owners/operators help to clean up the rooms etc. I know they were expanding so maybe now they have a kitchen etc. But really there are so much options to go and eat for cheap. Close to subway stations and Airport Bus. I was able to check out and get to Incheon Airport within 1.5 hrs for my flight back to the States. Locals are friendly as well.
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Teo S. Groups Singapore, August 31, 2014
Nice cosy guesthouse

Clean, helpful and friendly staffs, many nice and good eateries around jongro3ga areas.
7.7
Both my sister and I enjoyed our stays at Lavinia. The room was comfortable and cosy to stay in. We were very particular about cleanliness and the room here was very clean^^
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Hyerim H. Couples South Korea, August 10, 2014
Beautiful

Location, clean room, service
9
it was lovely & awesome.
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Harris I. Couples Singapore, July 28, 2014
Great hosts

Hosts are very helpful, the place is really clean, about 10mins slow walk from anguk station
9.3
Non-smoking rooms. The hosts are really friendly and helpful but the place is a little difficult to find. But overall I would still stay there again. They helped me ordered delivery and speak good english!
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From the Incheon International Airprt to Lavinia Bus: Fare 10000 KRW, 1hour 10minutes Take No 6011 at the bus stop 5B or 12A. Get off at 'Changdeokgung bus stop. Walk toward 20meters and take the right turn to the alley at “Standard Chartered Bank” sign on your right side. Walk straight 100meters. Lavinia is on your front. Come into the building, take the elevator, come up to the 6th floor

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Customers like this guest house for:
Nearest transport:
  • Anguk Subway Station (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
Area recommended for:
  • culture
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Gimpo Airport (16.6 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Clean room" , "Good location" , "Staff"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Insadong Street (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
  • Jongmyo Shrine (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
  • Changdeokgung Palace (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
  • Bukchon Hanok Villiage (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
Note: Distances are measured as a straight line, calculated from a starting point to a destination point.

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