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I think the hostel was amazing! The staff was super helpful and very social as were the guests that stayed in the hostel. The location was very good, in a student neighborhood which made the food very cheap!

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Thank Fenja R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great family-run hostel. I had a bunk in one of the shared 4-bed rooms. The facilities were comfortable and the common room was a good place to meet people. Due to the size of the hostel, it wasn't a party atmosphere, which I preferred. Just a laid back place to hang out. For such a great price...

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Thank Jack C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at Inside! They had warm hospitality, fine accommodations, lovely common areas, knowledgeable staff, and an overall fun atmosphere. There's lots of information of things to do in and around Seoul, and places to shop and eat near the hostel. I went with one of my friends from the US and we met a bunch of...

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1Thank Caitlin G
Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying here was a highlight of my trip to South Korea. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful; we got a spot-on recommendation for a nearby Korean BBQ place we would have never found ourselves. The hostel itself was clean, quiet, comfortable, and had all the amenities you could need: drinking water, free tea and coffee, wifi, adapters, and they...

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Thank awildronis
Lost Hills, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I'm in Seoul again, I'll probably try to get a room there again. I shared a room with four others. Worked for me. There are lockers available, and my 17 inch laptop easily fit. My booking included a breakfast, toast with butter and jam. And they had free coffee and tea :)

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Thank waswolltihrallev2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very kind and friendly.The room was excellent clean and quiet. Most important, it supply the refrigerator and drinking fountains. I can eat at home if I want, and i don't need to buy any bottle water. There are lots restaurants and shopping store can choose. It's quiet convenient place.

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Thank Chiou Y
Samara, Russia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's my second time in Backpackers inside, and choose that hostel again because it's clean and stuff are really friendly whatever u ask. Thank u again for the unforgettable moments in Seoul!!! Love u guys!!

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Thank yurievstifeev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a vere pleasant stay. The house lady was very nice and explained us everything patiently and thoroughly. For example how to open the doors (there is a number lock to the building and to the room), how to edit airconditioning settings and so on. After a long flight we slept like babies. Also a big plus for the...

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Thank Dagy T
Billerica, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simple and basic hostel, but EVERYTHING you could possibly need is at your fingertips. Make sure you walk the city wall, perhaps not all 18 km, but at least some, AND walk along the day-lighted canal (see image). See at least one palace and a gate. Book a tour to the DMZ. Take the bus to Buckhansan National Park and...

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Thank Marlies H
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was upgraded to the apartment that they also rent and it was great. I really liked the people. They were nice and helpful when you had questions. also they had a good facility and equipment. the wifi was good as well. for the transportation I would advice other visitors to come by bus like it is explained because that...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a comfortable stay and real Korean lifestyle when you stay at Backpackers INSIDE. We are located in the heart of Daehangno, a historical, cultural, and shopping center (Dongdaemun) of Jongro in Seoul. It is only a five minute walk from the bus stop and the subway station.Meet the other travelers from all over the world (we accept only foreign traveller), while sharing a cup of espresso in our fully-equipped kitchen or playing Wii in our cabin-like common room[Reception Policy]We accept only foreign traveller.(Bookings made by Koreans will be cancelled by us, I am sorry for that)If you don't send us your arrival time again to us individually, your booking will be cancelled without notice.Without our confirmation mail, your booking is not 100% confirmed. Check in: ~10pm(After midnight check in, your booking cancelled automatically except informed to our staff.)Check out : ~11amOur super friendly and attentive staff can provide you with information on the city of Seoul, tours and attractions, and other general information on the rest of Korea ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Inside

Address: 2F, 5 Sungkyunkwanro 4gil | Jongnogu, Seoul 110-532, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $17 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Inside 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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