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Seoul Hostel Center

6, Cheongjin-dong, Jongno-gu,, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (Show on map)

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Good 7.1
based on 239 reviews

"The room was clean kind of hard to find but within walking..."

  • Michael, United States
  • May 25, 2015
  • Area: Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Rooms : 60
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Features of Seoul Hostel Center
Facilities

24-hour room service

airport transfer

bar

bicycle rental

business center

car park

coffee shop

concierge

elevator

executive floor

family room

laundry service

meeting facilities

restaurant

shops

smoking area

tours

 
Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

 
Parking

car park

  

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Well-placed in the sightseeing, shopping, restaurants area of Seoul city, Seoul Hostel Center provides a most conducive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. Situated only 0.01 Km from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to Donghwa Duty Free, Jogyesa Temple, Jongro give to this hotel a special charm.

The facilities and services provided by Seoul Hostel Center ensure a pleasant stay for guests. A selection of top-class facilities such as free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour room service, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, airport transfer can be enjoyed at the hotel.

Seoul Hostel Center is home to 60 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as internet access – wireless (complimentary), internet access – wireless, non smoking rooms, air conditioning, desk. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Seoul Hostel Center 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)
Not allowed to stay
Children 2-6 year(s)
Not allowed to stay

Minimum age of guests is: 6 year(s).

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.

Airport Transfer Fee
75 USD

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate)
8 usd

Check-In From
11:00 AM

Check-Out Until
11:00 AM

Distance from City Center
0.01 Km

Distance to Airport
35km

Internet Usage Fee
0 usd

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
Yes

Number of Floors
7

Number of Rooms
60

Reception Open Until
01:00 AM

Room Voltage
220

Time to Airport (Minutes)
70

Year Hotel Built
1995

Year Hotel Last Renovated
2011


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Good

7.1

from 239 reviews

Value for Money
8.0
Location
8.5
Staff Performance
7.0
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
6.8
Room Comfort/Standard
6.3
Food/Dining
5.8
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Young K. Families with young children United States of America, June 15, 2015
fair

location price
5
good price but too small for 184 cm
Michael B. Groups United States of America, May 25, 2015
First time hostel stay

The room was clean kind of hard to find but within walking distance of a lot of food and bar options
8
Soon K. Solo travelers Malaysia, April 7, 2015
good

location, room rate, accessibility
7.3
Sakunrat L. Solo travelers Thailand, January 5, 2015
Save cost for backpack travel

Location Price Free wifi
6.7
Comfortable for travel. 1 hour from airport by Bus 6002 or Use subway. This hostel nearly important place good for travel.
Fm C. Solo travelers China, December 8, 2014
Be aware if you choose it in winter!

transportation
5.3
It is near subway so you can walk to Jonggak station within ten minutes, Gwanghwamun in ten minutes, Myeongdong, Gyeongbok or Insadong in twenty minutes. There are restaurants and bars nearby the hostel so the location is not bad. But the environment is poor. First, the service girls, who are part-time students, work on shifts. Most of them suck in English so it is difficult to communicate although they are very willing for any help. Second, the room that only has a bed and a small cabinet is indeed too small. Once you lay down your luggage, you even have no space for standing. Pillow and thin quilt seems not quite neat. Fortunately, the room is warm. However, it is cold outside. The public restroom has no thermostatic equipments. The window is even opening. I headed to there in December so the outdoor temperature is a few degrees below zero. You can imagine that it is courageous if you go to toilet and take a shower. The bathroom seems dilapidated. You will not feel good if you mind hygiene. The biggest problem is the water supply system. When more than one person uses water at the same time, the amount of water would be reduced and the water temperature would be dropped down, even to cold water so you have to choose a bath time without people and also first check the water supply before undress; otherwise you will have a memorable and hard bathing experience. Everytime while I was picking my clothes and holding toiletries to walk upstairs to take a bath, I was tired and afraid. It should be more difficult for girls to make-up. When you sleep, you would hear many voices all around. There are voices of talking phone in other rooms, voices of walking on the corridor, voices of people chatting at public space, voices of accessing in and out the lift. Overall, this place is a bit like a cell in jail. It is known that inexpensive hostel would not provide enjoyment, but you have to be careful to buy uncomfortable in winter. Good luck!
Lisa B. Solo travelers United States of America, November 16, 2014
Location is Great, but no wifi...

location, location, location
7.3
I was pleasantly surprised to find it so easily just using the agoda map and pictures. The hostel is in a building where you have to climb the first floor stairs to the second floor to get to the elevator. Office is on the 6th. The staff charges 10K won for key deposit, so be sure to have cash on you. You get it back when you turn it in. The room was small and had a single lumpy bed and small drawer and hanger. Ladies bathroom was one floor down. I could never get a wifi signal, at all. Window didnt have a curtain or shade. I have stayed at other hostels with better facilities within the same price range. Best thing was the clean sheets and cover. Oh, yeah...no heat. I slept in my clothes, sweater, gloves, scarf and knit hat. Brrrrrr. Will not return.
Fatin S. Groups Malaysia, November 7, 2014
cheap

cheap, great location, just for sleeping
6.3
ok, suitable for budget traveller. not for fussy people. no towel provided.bring your own towel.
Fatin S. Groups Malaysia, November 5, 2014
Suitable for backpacker traveller

Budget, Great Location, Basic Amenities
6.7
The hostel is located on 6th floor, suitable if you really need the place just for sleeping, if compared with dormitary concept room offered by other hostel, this hostel provides bunk bed private room, which very much suitable for small body,figure as the room is limited in space.They offer free rice but no towel provided.Make sure to bring your own towel. The location however is great, just 5 minutes walking distance to jonggak subway,15 minutes to chandeokgung and very much nearby to other palaces as well.Book this place,only if you are on budget and not fussy
Mary G. Groups Philippines, October 27, 2014
Good Location

Near KTX, Near Convenience Stores, Near Resto
6.3
Location is near KTX but it was quite difficult to find since the directions provided in their website is not updates
James S. Solo travelers United States of America, October 23, 2014
Just long enough

Price, location, location
7.3
My only issue is the shower/bathroom. Location is great, very close to Seouls tourist and shopping areas.
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Customers like this hostel for:
Nearest transport:
  • Jonggak Subway Station (0.3 Km / 4 min walk)
Area recommended for:
  • restaurants
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Gimpo Airport (15.8 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Cheap" , "Friendly staff" , "Great location - near mrt"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Cheonggye Plaza (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
  • Insadong Tourist Information Centre (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
  • Insadong Street (0.7 Km / 9 min walk)
  • Lotte Duty Free (0.7 Km / 9 min walk)
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