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Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse
Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse
Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse
Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse
Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse
Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse
Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse

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7.2

Very good

153 reviews

153 reviews

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8.1

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - 2.37 kilometers from city center
Exceptional for walking
Parking
Available
Walkable places
Supreme Optical

40 m

Star Market

60 m

Itaewon

80 m

Fila

90 m

Golden Eelskin

90 m

Popular landmarks
The War Memorial of Korea

1.1 km

National Museum of Korea

1.3 km

N Seoul Tower

1.9 km

Namdaemun Market

3.0 km

Myeong-Dong Walking Street

3.4 km

Closest landmarks
Reggae Pub

250 m

United States Army Garrison

260 m

Peter Choi

260 m

NERD Bar

280 m

Rose & Crown

280 m

Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse

34-91, Itaewon 1-dong, Yongsan-gu, Itaewon, Seoul, South Korea - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Conveniently situated in the Itaewon part of Seoul, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Gyeongbokgung Palace.

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Highlights

250 meters to public transportation

Check-in/out [express]

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Daily housekeeping

Bar

Facilities

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Bar

Laundry service

Safety deposit boxes

Tours

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Seoul are being booked every minute!
Value for money7.7
Location rating8.1
Nearest airportGimpo Airport (GMP)
Distance to airport17.0 km

Rooms available at Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse

1 Person in 8-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
  • City view
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Twin Room
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  • Room size: 13 m²/140 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory - Female Only
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 single bed
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Standard Double
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  • Room size: 13 m²/140 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 double bed
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Family (6 People)
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 3 bunk beds
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4-Bed Family Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
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Triple
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  • Room size: 13 m²/140 ft²
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1 Person in 4-Bed Dormitory - Female Only
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
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1 Person in 4-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
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Female Domitory
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse?

    Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

    How do I get to Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse?

    For those who wish to drive their own cars, Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse has a car park right on site for maximum convenience.

    What is the smoking policy at Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse?

    Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

    What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse?

    The closest train, metro, or bus station to Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse is Noksapyeong Subway station, 260 m away.

    What restaurants are nearby Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse?

    Restaurants including Jungsim Star Gok, Eun Wheat Han Table and Sweet Iseuteu are popular in Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse’s neighborhood which is known as Itaewon.

    What popular shopping places are close to Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse?

    Shopping options in Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse’s Itaewon neighborhood include Peter Choi, Ferrara Korea and Hamilton Shopping Center.

    What are popular attractions near Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse?

    Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse’s location in the Itaewon neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including The War Memorial of Korea, National Museum of Korea and Leeum Samsung Museum of Art.

    What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse?

    Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse’s nearby natural sights include Dragon Falls and Sebitseom located in the same Itaewon area.

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    Room comfort score
    7/10
    Room size
    15 sqm.
    Location score
    8.1/10
    Value for money score
    7.7/10
    Better than
    84
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    Bigger than
    83
    %
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    Better than
    79
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    Better than
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    Overall rating:

    7.2

    Very good
    153 reviews
    Cleanliness
    6.7
    Facilities
    6.7
    Location
    8.1
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    More about Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse

    More about Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse

    Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse

    Never miss a single attraction in Seoul when staying at Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse. Getting around in Seoul is easy when staying at this hotel, strategically placed right in the heart of the city. Experience the joy of multiple options for activities at this convenient location! Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse is a perfect starting point for numerous sightseeing and tourist choices, with a location just 5.2 km from the Gyeongbokgung Palace.
    At Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse, guests are bound to have a stress-free stay. Keep up with all your communications easily with the hotel's free Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy convenient available parking right at the hotel. Front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes can assist with your needs.
    Getting tickets for the city's best entertainment is easy through the hotel's ticket service and tours. Packing light is possible at Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse thanks to the hotel's dry cleaning service and laundry service keeping your clothes clean. Feeling lazy? In-room conveniences like daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your room time. For the comfort and health of all guests, smoking is not permitted anywhere within the hotel.
    Smoking is allowed only in the designated smoking areas provided by hotel.
    All rooms at Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse are designed for comfort. For your comfort, some rooms at the hotel are equipped with air conditioning. In-room entertainment amenities are available in some rooms and include television and cable TV. In some select rooms, you can find a refrigerator and bottled water at your disposal.
    It's good to know that a hair dryer, toiletries and towels are provided in some guest bathrooms.


    Dining and things to do

    A memorable night with your travel companions can be had without going far, at the hotel's bar.
    Apart from amenities and services, Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse goes the extra mile to make sure all guests make the most of their time. Get social at the hotel's library and shared lounge and TV area, where you can meet other guests.


    Around the property

    Experience Seoul like a true local. Never forget your time in Seoul with a special gift or trinket from Myeong-Dong Walking Street just 3.3 km away. Don't forget to stop by Insadong located 4.5 km away, where everyone who visits Seoul wants to have their photo taken. Acquire some cultural knowledge with a day at Bukchon Hanok Village located 5.0 km away, where you can see famous works by local artists.


    Reasons to stay here

    Find some of the city's best deals here with rooms 88% cheaper than other options.
    Find some excellent dining options here, where past guests have rated it better than 84% of the city's other accommodations.
    Guests who stayed here really appreciated the room comfort, scoring it higher than 83% of accommodations in the city.

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    Amenities and facilities
    Good
    Facilities

    6.7

    Most talked about facilities

    Housekeeping

    17 mentions

    Breakfast

    6 mentions

    Internet

    3 mentions

    Food & Dining

    2 mentions

    Languages spoken

    • Korean

    Internet access

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
    • Wi-Fi in public areas

    Things to do, ways to relax

    • Ticket services
    • Tours

    Dining, drinking, and snacking

    • Bar

    Services and conveniences

    • Concierge
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning
    • Elevator
    • Laundry service
    • Library
    • Luggage storage
    • Safety deposit boxes
    • Smoke-free property
    • Smoking area

    Access

    • Check-in/out [express]
    • Pets allowed

    Getting around

    • Car park [on-site]
    Location
    34-91, Itaewon 1-dong, Yongsan-gu, Itaewon, Seoul, South Korea
    Excellent
    Location

    8.1

    Airports

    • Gimpo Airport (GMP)
      17.0 km
    • Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN)
      48.4 km

    Public transportation

    • Noksapyeong Subway station
      260 m
    • Itaewon Subway station
      490 m

    Hospital or clinic

    • Dong-A Pharmacy
      600 m

    Shopping

    • Myeong-Dong Walking Street
      3.4 km

    Convenience store

    • 7 Eleven
      480 m

    Cash withdrawal

    • ATM
      860 m
    What's nearby

    Popular landmarks

    • The War Memorial of Korea
      1.1 km
    • National Museum of Korea
      1.3 km
    • N Seoul Tower
      1.9 km
    • Namdaemun Market
      3.0 km
    • Myeong-Dong Walking Street
      3.4 km
    • Insadong
      4.5 km
    • Bukchon Hanok Village
      5.0 km
    • Changdeokgung Palace Complex
      5.1 km
    • Gyeongbokgung Palace
      5.2 km
    • Lotte World
      9.9 km

    Nearby landmarks

    • Supreme Optical
      40 m
    • Star Market
      60 m
    • Itaewon
      80 m
    • Fila
      90 m
    • Golden Eelskin
      90 m
    • Dynasty Tailor
      110 m
    • New Era
      210 m
    • Adidas
      220 m
    • Gecko’s Terrace
      250 m
    • Reggae Pub
      250 m
    Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
    Property policies
    Children and extra beds

    Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

    All children are welcome.

    Infant 0-1 year(s)
    Stay for free if using existing bedding.
    Baby cot/crib available upon request
    Children 2-6 year(s)
    Stay for free if using existing bedding.
    If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
    Guests 7 years and older are considered as adults
    Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
    Others
    • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out

    • Check-in from15:00
    • Check-out until12:00

    Extras

    • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 KRW

    The property

    • Number of floors3
    • Number of rooms 6
    • Room voltage220
    • Year property opened2012

    Reviews of Pop at Itaewon Guesthouse from real guests

    Provided by verified guests of Agoda
    7.2
    /
    10
    Cleanliness6.7
    Facilities6.7
    Location8.1
    Room comfort and quality7.0
    Service7.2
    Value for money7.7
    High score for Seoul
    Rating
    9+ Exceptional (14)
    8-9 Excellent (22)
    7-8 Very Good (32)
    6-7 Good (26)
    <6 Below Expectation (37)
    Time of the year
    Mar - May (22)
    Jun - Aug (35)
    Sep - Nov (49)
    Dec - Feb (25)
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    7.7
    Very good
    Lloyd from United States
    Couple
    Standard Double
    Stayed 2 nights in August 2012

    Friendly, basic guesthouse”

    Clean, polite & friendly, good location

    the pop at itaewon is a nice stay. i guess you pay for location, though it wasn't that much - but it is a guesthouse. like i said, the location is good, but it's a little hard to find, tucked back in some small streets with shops - the directions given didn't tell us which subway exit to take so we were walking in the wrong direction for a bit before we turned around. the place itself is nice. nothing over the top, but very friendly and clean. they provide you with eggs, bread, milk and juice to make your own breakfast (included). the room we had was simple and nice. like most places in korea, it's not very sound proof so if you're unfortunate enough to have a late night group staying next to you, you may be woken up - but, as i recommend with any hostel/guesthouse, bring your earplugs. all in all, a good place. i would recommend it mostly because it's located not far from the subway stop and just off of itaewon street towards the beginning.

    Reviewed August 21, 2012

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    8.3
    Excellent
    Matthew from United States
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in November 2012

    Great Guesthouse”

    Cleanliness, Design, New Facilities

    Like many other reviews for this guesthouse, I found the location after about an hour of going in circles. A big part of that, however, is my own stubbornness and confidence that I can find anything. Once I went back to the Agoda site and viewed the hostel profile, the picture helped me realize that I was standing right in front of the place. There are actually 2 entrances. My experience once there, was very pleasant and a good value. This guesthouse is actually in a pretty convenient location if you want to shop in Itaewon, especially for books, as "What the Book?" is right across the street. The dorm-style room I stayed in was clean with fresh towels and bedding. It had its own small bathroom with a hot shower. You had to pay extra to use the big lockers in the hall, which is a feature sometimes included in other similar guesthouses. The staff was pleasant enough and the common area was big and comfortable. The free WiFi signal was strong, too. Overall, I recommend this guesthouse and would gladly stay there again!

    Reviewed November 07, 2012

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    8.4
    Excellent
    Alexandra from Isle Of Man
    Solo traveler
    1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory - Female Only
    Stayed 2 nights in December 2018

    Very friendly staff , good location”

    Pros- location, right in middle of Itaewon and v close to train and bus stops - Staff very friendly and helpful - Room was very warm in the middle of winter which was impressive , and room itself v clean Cons - shower runs cold for long time in winter ( but this might be expected generally in Seoul ) - entrance to the guesthouse was very dirty which is surprising as rest of space seemed v clean - to bear in mind, reception and check in are only available from 10am- 10pm while I was there so plan your trip accordingly Overall would recommend , not luxury but value for money and with friendly staff.

    Reviewed December 30, 2018

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    7.7
    Very good
    Jared from South Africa
    Couple
    Standard Double
    Stayed 4 nights in September 2012

    Simple Guesthouse in the Heart of Itaewon”

    Location and service

    This guesthouse is located just off the main road in Itaewon. The Location is amazing as it is close to a subway and the main road in Itaewon. It is not in a noisy area of Itaewon making the stay even more pleasant. The rooms are simple and you get basic amenities. The staff are very helpful. The bathroom needs some improvement and don't expect a housekeeping service. Overall, we had a pleasant stay at this guesthouse and will probably return. Note: The guesthouse isn't too difficult to find. Go out of exit 3 at Noksapyeong Station. Cross the main road. Veer to the right and take the first left down an alley. It is at the end of the alley.

    Reviewed October 10, 2012

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    7.7
    Very good
    Willem from South Africa
    Couple
    Stayed 3 nights in August 2012

    Friendly people”

    Close to the nightlife

    pop at itaewon guesthouse is within walking distance to the major shopping areas in itaewon as well as the hotspots for nightlife. the rooms are always tidy and the staff very friendly and helpful. it can be noisy sometimes as most people stay at pop when they go clubbing in iteawon.

    Reviewed February 04, 2013

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    9.0
    Exceptional
    Matthew from United States
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in June 2013

    Relax in the middle of chaos”

    Location, Staff, and Value

    This was my second visit here and I had a very nice stay. The staff was extremely gracious, friendly, and attentive. Despite the location right in the middle of loud and active Itaewon, Pop is relatively quiet and relaxing. I slept right up until check out before realizing how late it was!!

    Reviewed June 26, 2013

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Joaquin from Spain
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in July 2012

    Perfect location and great customer services. ”

    Features of guest house, 24 hours service.

    it'll be short. i was surprised of how clean was everything, the customer services, owner speaks really good english, he will assist you or give you travel tips and was really professional . there are different rooms options, and the bathroom is korean style, toilet and shower all together. for that price i would have never expected such a good service. subway is 2 minutes by walking and location, the beginning of itaewon and also bus connections with gangnam takes about 10/15 minutes. breakfast is also included. i'll be back there 100%. thank you very much!

    Reviewed August 14, 2012

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    9.3
    Exceptional
    Matteo from Italy
    Solo traveler
    Standard Double
    Stayed 4 nights in October 2012

    great location, great staff and nice atmosphere”

    Minimal, but at a few meters distance from everything you can need

    perfect for visiting one of the youngest and trendiest areas of seoul. the guesthouse is a little bit hidden, but probably this is better on a side. few meters from nice cafes, art gallery, bars, small boutiques and shopping streets. ideal position for nightlife, 10 mins walk distance from the gay area with all the bars and clubs. cause i live in china, this guesthouse seems to me as extremely clean, but this can be just my perception

    Reviewed October 21, 2012

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    8.0
    Excellent
    Thomas from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Twin Room
    Stayed 1 night in November 2015

    Cheap and cheerful in a great location! ”

    Convinience, convinience, convinience

    We had to stay in Seoul overnight, after seeing a concert in Itaewon. This was the absolute perfect location for that. Because we were so late they had closed their office when we got there, so the staff left us a note on the door with out room code. The downside are that the room was a little grubby and the bathroom didn't smell great. It didn't quite look how the photos suggested. But if you need somewhere just to catch a few hours sleep then it's perfectly fine.

    Reviewed December 28, 2015

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    8.8
    Excellent
    Kara from United States
    Solo traveler
    1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory - Female Only
    Stayed 1 night in June 2017

    Perfect Location for Going Around Itaewon, Much Quieter and Smaller than Others”

    In the area many guesthouses fill on weekends. Pop usually has some beds available. It will be easier to sleep at night than at bigger places. One minute walk to Noksapyung Station or Starbucks and McDonald's.

    Reviewed June 26, 2017

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    9.0
    Exceptional
    Abony from United States
    Couple
    Stayed 1 night in November 2012

    A bit Difficult to Find but worth it!”

    cheap, nice location

    It was a bit hard to find, with a very narrow staircase. But it was so worth it, the location is not far from Mcdonalds in a narrow alley way close to everything in Itaewon. Nice down comforters are provided as well as other bedding. The interior is nothing fancy and it makes it look and feel like you are staying in an older family members guest bedroom. The dorm room was shared with 8 people to a room , very small space and only one bathroom. The private double was much more comfortable.

    Reviewed December 18, 2012

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    8.3
    Excellent
    somin from South Korea
    Solo traveler
    1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory - Female Only
    Stayed 1 night in June 2012

    Helpful staff and big sapcious room”

    clean, big room

    It's clean, and big room but I can't find this guesthouse, at first. so if you want to visit this guesthouse, call the staff first The facility was good and it seems like new.(It's really important!) And near the Itaewon street

    Reviewed July 11, 2012

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    9.7
    Exceptional
    SITI from Malaysia
    Couple
    Standard Double
    Stayed 7 nights in May 2013

    Great for Muslim Traveller.Affordable cost!!!”

    The great staff, BOOMA my beautiul friend. Comfortable and clean kitchen. Fast Internet. In addition, for a MUSLIM like me, ITAEWON is the best choosen place. A lot of HALAL food and a centre mosque.

    For budget and MUSLIM traveller, the affordable and great guesthouse to be choose. Its occupy you a kitchen for cook a HALAL food so dont bother to bring a lot of our country food. They have a great staff that kindly guide you and such a good friend of mine. love you booma!!!!. Fast Internet and comfortable room. I suggest u guys directly made a reservation through mail or their website for cheaper price rather than agoda. Do search the location before check in caused u might lose or trap in the same area.

    Reviewed May 31, 2013

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    9.3
    Exceptional
    Tony from United States
    Solo traveler
    Standard Double
    Stayed 2 nights in November 2014

    Best place in itaewon ”

    Location, staff, value

    I try to stay at Pop at Itaewon every time I come to Itaewon.

    Reviewed November 30, 2014

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    8.4
    Excellent
    Kara from United States
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in September 2016

    Good place with Very Good Location”

    The mixed dorm is a lot like dorms at other hostels but the girl's dorm is nicer. There is more space for you and your things. I think the staff needs to clean the rooms better including under the beds. Also make sure there is enough coffee and clean cups for people to have. Many guests don't understand how to check out in the morning and try to call the phone number on the door. Maybe posting a sign would help. Also a sign on the refrigerator telling guests the food belongs to other people would help. The common room is nice and there is a TV and computer. Sometimes you share the room with company workers who use another room as an office. There is no kitchen but there was one before. The staff could remove the photos of the kitchen from the booking sites. The AC works well and the beds are more comfortable than similar places. The weekend and high season price is higher than other places but it's worth it for more space and a comfortable bed.

    Reviewed September 10, 2016

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    9.0
    Exceptional
    Janice from South Africa
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in June 2014

    Comfortable, homey, sufficient. ”

    location, comfortable bed and cheap.

    It was a nice hostel, in a nice spot in Itaewon. It was cheap and the beds were comfy, the breakfast is a bit of a fail, but we were planning on going out for brunch anyway. It's a tad difficult to find, it could do with some proper signage. We found it by accident after searching for a while.

    Reviewed June 08, 2014

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    9.0
    Exceptional
    aaron from New Zealand
    Couple
    Standard Double
    Stayed 1 night in July 2012

    Nice boutique Hotel close to the center of Itaewon”

    Location, close to food and transport

    Definitely wise to make sure you know where this place is before you arrive. When you do find it, the location is great, a two minute walk to Itaewons main street. Operator speaks good English and there are great food and entertainment options in the vicinity.

    Reviewed July 20, 2012

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Jemma from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory - Female Only
    Stayed 2 nights in June 2012

    Awesome hostel and great location ”

    Location, staff, cleanliness

    I arrived in Itaewon late on Friday night and couldn't find the hostel, but the staff came to find me and carried my case for me. The hostel was clean and has a great location, and an en suite bathroom with each dorm. I would love to stay here again.

    Reviewed June 27, 2012

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Frederick from United States
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in August 2012

    Great Service and Location”

    The Staff and Location

    If you are really interested in a good night life with a western tempo, this is the area to be in. Itaewon has great food and energy about it. The hostel also sits right in the heart of this area. The facility is also great.

    Reviewed September 25, 2012

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    7.6
    Very good
    Ramuel from South Korea
    Solo traveler
    Stayed 1 night in April 2017

    Very good”

    The breakfast was enough. You get what you pay. The location was good in terms of proximity to transpo, restaurants and embassies but it's not easy to find it. I was alone in the mixed dormitory room so it was quiet. I might stay there again if I need a place to stay in Itaewon. Though it was my first time to spend a night in Itaewon so I might try another place as well.

    Reviewed April 25, 2017

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