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Hotel Irene City

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Overall, pretty clean and friendly people. The room is pretty tiny, but it is suitable for budget conscious travellers. Comfy and compact. Great place if you just want to put up for the night. There are coffee making facilities in the lounge as well

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Surprise, Arizona
Reviewed 16 April 2016

It is on the hard side to find.Look for the big Irene Hotel and it is a couple blocks behind it on a narrow side street. Blocks away from endless shopping and right among many restaurants. Short walk to two subway lines near City Hall stop. The room is on the small side. Ever been to London? At least the...

Thank Jim W
Luzon, Philippines
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Overall I like this hotel and would recommend it to budget conscious travelers Pros 1. The bed was comfortable and clean 2. The room had cable (if you can understand Korean that you're in luck) 3. The room is very clean 4. Bathroom had strong water pressure, and a tub Cons 1. The hotel is hard to find, make sure...

Thank Cassie D
Corvallis, Oregon
Reviewed 11 November 2015

As a solo traveler, the room is pretty tiny and comfy! I felt safe in the room because of how much compact everything is. There's a private bathroom, and you get your room card ID where you can place in a holder that automatically turns on your lights. There is a safe to lock your important belongings on top of...

1Thank MonicaJin
North Port, Florida
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Dispite the tiny size and the difficulty trying to find this place, I was glad to find it. It was small but clean. Friendly staff and actually in a good location. Had a small business center with a pc and had wireless as well.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The hotel is not far away from the nearest subway station but it is not easy to find because it does not locate at the main street and it is at the upper floors of a commercial building. The rooms are small and some tiny though still equipped with a private bathroom. However, it is clean, inexpensive and the staff...

Thank Lawrence_Hui
General Santos, Philippines
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Hotel Irene City is different from Hotel Irene located in Namdaemun-ro. Actual location is at 104 Bukchang-dong, Jung-gu approximately 100 meters away from Hotel Irene. Hotel location is very near Namdaemun Market and Myeong-dong. Many restaurants and convenience store within the area. There are also many bars so lots of hawkers standing by the road but it is safe walking...

3Thank Jhanz D
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 24 October 2014

I booked this hotel thru Expedia for my Sept 2014 trip. After booking, it came up that it was no refund. Well I was stuck but hoped for the best. When I got there, the manger showed me this room and he even remarked "somebody screwed you hard". He was right. The room was maybe 6x8 at best. I'm feet...

6Thank ohiochild
Reviewed 16 July 2014

No, you won't find luxury or amenities here, but you will get a clean & functional room (albeit tiny), at a great location. It is within walking distance to many Seoul's attractions including the famed Namdaemun market, Myeong-Dong shopping district and City Hall area. If you don't mind a bit of a pleasant walk, GyeongBok Palace is also not too...

4Thank OdysseusNY
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Travelled to Seoul as a couple and stayed at this place for 6 nights. Let's start with the negative stuff first - the room is small (especially if you take the queen sized bedroom), with no real space for luggage (agreeing with the previous comments & reviews of this place) and last but not least, the sound insulation of this...

5Thank SteveLam86

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Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighbourhood and undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of one another. The rise in popularity of Korean cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a must-see for visitors who come and marvel at Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and Shinsaegae’s massive department stores are also popular draws for both Korean and luxury products. The department stores, just like Myeongdong’s streets, are crowded around the clock. Myeongdong’s many street food carts are also immensely popular for their inexpensive and quirky offerings (French-fry-encrusted corn dogs, anyone?). The neighbourhood’s popularity, as well as its close proximity to other popular sights and neighbourhoods, makes it one of Seoul’s most popular places to stay.
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Additional Information about Hotel Irene City

Address: 26-10, Namdaemun-ro 1-gil, Jung-gu | 3-4F, Seoul 04526, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Price Range: $58 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Irene City 2.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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“We had a private bath and a double bed”
 of 5 bubbles jimwO8655GI, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Double single bed rooms are bigger and have more space in the room than a double bed room.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveLam86, 10 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Room 811 has a window”
 of 5 bubbles backpacker2107, 7 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Request rooms away from the elevators.”
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  • bathrobes, safe, & mini refrigerator
  • double beds
 of 5 bubbles leialejandro, 5 Sep 2013 | Read review
“A bit difficult to locate hotel. Recommend not travel solo for single ladies, as the quite lanes could be risky.”
 of 5 bubbles SDEXXXXD, 20 Mar 2013 | Read review
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