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Ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong

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31, Samil-daero 30-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03132 South Korea See on map
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Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had two rooms in this hotel for five nights, both rooms were a pretty good size but the rooms are tired with dents in the walls and ripped wallpaper. Went up to the rooftop bar and I have to say it was very underwhelming, it...More

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Response from ibisInsadongGM, 제너럴 매니저 at Ibis Ambassador Seoul InsadongResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Richard W, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Ibis, we strive to...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018

Pros (1) Free Shuttle Bus to 명동, 서울역 etc - very convenient many 편의점, hair dresser's, dry cleaners, shops, small restaurants around the hotel (2) New towels - very good/ thick & thirsty style (3) free bottles of water in the guest room (4) Receptionist/...More

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Response from ibisInsadongGM, 제너럴 매니저 at Ibis Ambassador Seoul InsadongResponded July 31, 2018

Dear Marcus567, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now i am regular on this hotel due to its location service and convenience. Best location for moving around in kangbuk( northern Seoul), very close subway stations and value for business stay and many retardants fir casual and formal meals. Front staff including manager Park...More

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Response from ibisInsadongGM, 프론트 매니저 at Ibis Ambassador Seoul InsadongResponded 3 weeks ago
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맹일영 교수님, 안녕하세요. 여러번...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018

I stayed here for about a week with my mom and would strongly recommend it! The room was clean, great location (close to 2 subway stops), and the staff (Bryson at the front desk) was very accommodating of our needs.More

Thank Ji Hyun A
Response from ibisInsadongGM, 제너럴 매니저 at Ibis Ambassador Seoul InsadongResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear, Ji Hyun A We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed a comfortable stay with us. I will share your comments with all staff and I am sure that...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Our room, 1002, was perfectly designed, had all the requisites, silent fridge and aircon, lots of powerpoints for chargers, very comfy beds, ecologically sensitive bathroom, very good free wifi. The staff were nice, and the laundromat and steam room in the basement are excellent. It's...More

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Response from ibisInsadongGM, 제너럴 매니저 at Ibis Ambassador Seoul InsadongResponded September 9, 2018

Dear. Pxyzyzygy We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement...More

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Located in the heart of Seoul at Insadong, which famous for its traditional aesthetic, antique shops and art galleries, ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong offers comfortable and affordable accommodation. It is near the shopping, entertainment and cultural districts of Gangnam and Gangbuk and is close to the KTX and local train stations. The hotel features a café, bar, restaurant, 3 meeting rooms, parking and complimentary WiFi.

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US$59 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South KoreaSeoulGwanghwamun / Jongno
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Gwanghwamun / Jongno
If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul,
Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s
most important historic sites and neighbourhoods.
Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighbourhoods, the area
is rich with history and culture in its palaces,
shrines, and temples. Stand in the centre of
Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt.
Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue
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May 23, 2018|
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Response from myfirstime | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not at gay area
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Response from MangoMunky | Reviewed this property |
Either the subway or the bus is good. I took the subway to Seoul Station (free wifi) and then took a taxi to the hotel so I didn't have to worry about finding it. It's in a little out of the way location but once you are... More
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Response from lyzzydee | Reviewed this property |
They do have luggage storage but I do not know if they permit storage for several days. They have a locked room .
Room Tips
"Go for an upper floor room"
Aug. 3, 2018
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"Ask a room with a city view. Otherwise, you might end up with a concrete wall through your window."
Aug. 1, 2018
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"Upper floors are quieter."
Apr. 14, 2018
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"all rooms are good - typical IBIS style you find worldwide"
Apr. 2, 2018
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