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Seoul Backpackers

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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

It's a wonderful place, the owner and his wife are really nice and they helped me a lot. The location is great near the subways station and there is a lot of restaurant and coffee shops. The rooms are good. Thanks MJ & Geoffrey.

1Thank Nadia E
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed there for 6 days with my wife. Room was nice and the staff were friendly although some of them cannot speak English. With free breakfast when you stay, just ask them or go to level 1 by 7:30am. Will come back again for sure

3Thank Jino Andros V
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

This is the 4rd times i stay in this hostel.. so its kinda second home for me.. the hotel is clean.. the staff/owner is friendly and the most important is the location is very strategic.. infront of namdaemum market (so before i go home i can buy strawberry hahaha).. only 2 or 3 minutes from hyeon station so when i...

Thank Vivi I
Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Me and my hubby stay two nights at Seoul Backpacker. Reasonable price at such nice location. Even not located at main road but near to train station (less than 5 mins walk). A lot of cafe nearby and also convenient store. Staff is so friendly and helpful. Room are big and clean.

1Thank Zita4free
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Me and a friend stayed here on October 20-26, 2013. Thanks to lonely planet that mentioned this hostel in the book. I need to stay in the great locations that pretty close to train station, because we have planned to visit another cities using KTX. The hostel is pretty close to Hoehyeon station (appr. 3 minutes of walking) and 10...

Thank MissLegolas
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Stayed here for 10 days. Firstly, it wasn't that easy to find due to it being in a small street and there was only a small A4 size paper signage pasted outside a convenience store on the main road. The locals around the area couldn't exactly pinpoint us to the correct location as well. Upon entering the guesthouse, it had...

Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

My first stay in this hostel in 2012 and i feel like home, very clean, the staff in friendly, and near hwehyeon subway station and in the winter time they can heat up the floor so not to worry about cold. So when i go to seoul i will stay in this hostel feel like my second home

Thank Vivi I
Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This hostel is very well situated (right next to Hoehyeon tube station and Nandaemun Market) although a little difficult to find at first. It is also very close to N Seoul Tower. Even though it is located in central Seoul, the rooms are very quiet, clean and comfortable. The service is good, but communicating in English can sometimes be a...

1Thank Aurelia S
Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We have stayed there on 10th April 2014 for 4 days 3 nights. It was a bit hard to get there at the 1st time since this is our 1st experience in South Korea. However, the hostel is a good location due to close to the Hoehyeon Station (Exit 4), Nandaemun Market, and also N Seoul Tower. It was very...

3Thank YVONG96
South Korea
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We stayed at Seoul Backpackers from April 13 to April 20, 2014. We arrived at the hostel around 7 a.m. However, we learned that the hostel opens at 8 a.m. So we waited for an hour to arrange our stay and deposit our luggage. It's very accessible since it's located near Hoehyeon Station (Exit 4) and Nandaemun Market. Lotte Mart...

1Thank Mawi S

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Additional Information about Seoul Backpackers

Address: 205-125 Namchang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-051, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $47 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Seoul Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“I was stayed in the 2nd floor and the free wifi wasn't really good, you need to go the lobby area to enjoy fast free wifi.”
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MissLegolas, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
“If you wish to enjoy your stay in Seoul.... at all cost..... avoid Seoul backpackers ...45,000 KRW hostel.”
3431tom, 22 Aug 2013 | Read review
“We stayed on ground floor area and prefers privacy on my room.”
AyinF, 13 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Good room if you go holiday with your family! :)”
kakikujalanjalan, 1 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Higher floor rooms for more privacy and less noise.”
srihartamas, 8 Dec 2012 | Read review
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