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Reviewed 7 October 2013

I stayed in this hotel for 2 days. And yes its dificult to find the first time, but not as hard as pref comments say. you can walk there from Seoul Train station or from City hall Metro stop. Its accros the street from namdung market. and close by its big sister hotel irene city. its in the middle of...

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Navigating narrow side streets whose names we couldn't read would have daunted us, but not knowing this beforehand sure made our first-time visit to Seoul that much more exciting! We thought we were booking Irene Hotel (a whole building) located near a corner of a major road in Jung-Gu, not its sister hotel which occupied only two floors of another...

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Vaasa, Finland
Reviewed 1 July 2013

The location must be the best asset of this hotel, but in our thoughts it didn't dissapoint in any other area either. Our room certainly wasn't too small and we could easily spread both our luggages on the floor and still move around. Sure it was smaller than some hotels we've been to but unlike other rewievers, we didn't feel...

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1Thank Suhmurka
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Near city hall station. Can access by hotel limousine number 6015, but please do some prior research. Reasonably sized room. No frills budget stay. Hotel staff speaks a bit of english. Sleep quality acceptable. Just that one of the nights, heard people outside quarelling and knocking on the thin walls.

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2Thank SDEXXXXD
Aspen, Colorado
Reviewed 8 January 2013

United lost my luggage somewhere between SF and Seoul (or TSA screwed it up) and I stayed here hoping the luggage would show up before I took the KTX to Daegu. It was $48 for the night. Small room, no real room for luggage, but so what, you get what you pay for. I slept fine. It is only a...

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2Thank Mark G
Singapore
Reviewed 4 November 2012

As many reviews have mentioned, the location is great. Walking distance to myeondong, takes about 15mins. And, it is about 5mins walking distance to metro station. The room size is really small, and the cigarette smell in the room is bad. Am very glad that I am only staying for 1 night in this hotel. The weird part of the...

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1Thank hicheerios
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2012

In the midst of one of the most vibrant areas of one of the most vibrant cities in the world. The location is fantastic, close to the airport bus and surrounded by restaurants and bars. The room was clean. That's as good as it gets though. The room was tiny, so small that there wasn't enough floor space to open...

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6Thank Talamo
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 November 2012

i stayed in the hotel for two nites and been charged for usd 100 per nite for twin room , very good rate for the strategic location, basically is only 5 mins walk to airport bus stand (myeondong station) and subway. 10mins walk to myeondong shopping streets. surrounding area many low end KTV and nite life, my korean fren suggest...

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Gothenburg
Reviewed 24 October 2012

Me and grandmother had booked this hotel for seven nights but we only stayed for about 60 min. The room was so small you couldn't even open the bathroomdoor really open. The bathroom was seethrough and there where no courtains. The room was non-smoking but when se came (we were early) the cleaning staff were smoking in the room. The...

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2Thank Jessib
Denpasar, Indonesia
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Location is good 5 mnt walk to CItyhall Metro station & opposit namdaemun market Room is little bit small but have PC , large LCD Tv , save deposit box & free Wifi Bathroom have jacuzy and modern toilet but little bit to dark & to small washbassin. Receptionist is very helpfull & friendly & speak good english

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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: $57 - $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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 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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