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Hotel The Designers Samseong

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Designers with a colleague while in Seoul for a professional event that took place in the neighborhood (April 2015). We chose it for its strategic location within Gangnam, its affordable prices and fancy concept. Indeed, the half a dozen or so different room designs were made --we were told-- by local celebrities in the field. The...

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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The rooms are clean but badly in need of renovation. The furniture is appropriate for a preschool. Maid service is... sporadic. Breakfast is minimal. There seems to be one person (total, across the whole week) who speaks more than minimal English (and this matters unless you're Korean is much better than mine).

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We booked a 2-single-bed room. The room was small. Asked to change to a bigger one. Got charged 50,000 KRW extra per day. Not enough lighting in the room. Staff was not very helpful, not sure whether it's because of their limitation in English. Asked them to help book a taxi. They couldn't get through to the taxi company but...

Thank AN N
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you like modern design and chick, you are at the correct place. It is close to Gangnam and has a pleasant atmosphere. Actually more a business hotel, but we staid for 2 night there during our leasure stay. It is very new build, one year ago or so, so everything still new.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I have now stayed in The Designers Hotel Samseong twice and have been very happy both times. Check in was quick and easy. Lifts are faster than some others I have experienced in the area (Hotel Peyto). The staff are very helpful and efficient and I love the fact that I get a walk through local streets on the way...

Thank Mullows
Melaka, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was my first stay and I have to admit I liked the quirky decor of the room and found the bed really comfortable with a good breakfast. Some of the staff had limited English but I somehow managed to get the message across which it made it all the more fun with arm waving sign language although the front...

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Paranaque, Philippines
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I was looking for a not-so-expensive hotel because I was going to attend a conference at the nearby Coex. The hotels adjacent to Coex are expensive so I had to look farther out. It was a daily 10-15 minute walk through safe streets in a generally business neighbourhood. Many surrounding restaurants. I got the room that is pictured in their...

Thank purplepinay
Reviewed 10 August 2016

another business trip but i love love this hotel. the access is quite easy, cause big bus still can pass, also the location accessable, the receptionist could speak in english which is really good. If you bit scruple with breakfast theres lout of cafe or restaurant outside (consider with my taste for meals, i choose eating outside).

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Good location in Gangnam only 10 minutes from subway stations Samseong or Seolleung so easy to get to the centre of Seoul. The room was clean and quiet. I never saw any other rooms so I can't comment on the design. Staff speak OK English. Only two issues: the wifi in the room was unreliable so I had to use...

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel looks boutique and fun on the website but was dirty and worn down. I stayed in a room that had a smelly couch and stained (pix attached) walls. The AC was broken and when I called to check two days into my stay (my first two nights were packed with meetings, didn't bother to check, I thought the...

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Samseongdong / COEX
A large business hub, Samseongdong is anchored by Korea’s World Trade Center, where many important business exhibitions and meetings are held. The enormous COEX mall sprawls underground, providing a myriad of things to do and see, including a large aquarium and movie theater. For a bit of peace and zen, head over to the ornate Bongeunsa Temple which is one of Korea’s most important places of worship. Or take a stroll nearby through the tranquil royal burial grounds of Seonjeongneung, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Additional Information about Hotel The Designers Samseong

Address: 9, Teheran-ro 79-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06158, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Samseongdong / COEX
Price Range: $78 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel The Designers Samseong 3.5*
Number of rooms: 90
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“The rooms with bathtub in the middle are fun! But expect surprises.”
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  • Towel basket
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oktepix69, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“the higher, the quieter”
926tamn, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“i was in room 761, room have a jacuzzi but recommended for honeymooners (cause the bathroom from glasses) the room har large room.”
missmelani, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All runs of the house”
vctruang, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask to have a look at the different designs if you can - its fun.”
laurasphotos, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
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