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Backpackers in Jeju

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KL
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed for 4D3N in this awesome place!! It is easy to access and it is very convenient as there are many shops nearby. This hostel was very cozy. The first step I walked in, the smell of wonderful cinnamon made me feel so relaxed and soothing. The owner, Mr.Kim was wonderful. He speaks fluent English and... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have lived in Korea for 14 months and stayed in many hostels. This one is the best. We recently stayed here for 3 nights in a double room. Not only was it an amazing price and a fabulous location, a 2 min walk from the bus stop but Chung Hee was super friendly and accommodating. We came to tackle... More 

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Thank TravellingMegan
Daegu, South Korea
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98 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We loved staying here for 3 nights in the spring on our trip to jeju. This place was excellently located, very close (walking distance) to the intercity bus terminal so you can basically get anywhere on the island you want. The homemade breakfast was awesome! Freshly made yogurt, bread, and jams, complete with oj and coffee. The rooms are a... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I had a very good time staying in this awesome place I fully recommend it The breakfast in the morning was very good the organic bread with the handmade jams and coffee made my morning owner with perfect English and kindness.

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Hong Kong, China
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136 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Centrally located, surrounded by shops and restaurants, only a short walk to the intercity bus terminal, and bus stops for routes within the city are just nearby. For the room, it's very very basic, mine had the mattress (thick one though) placed on the floor as a bed or tatami however you want to call it.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Mr. Chung-hee's place is very homey, warm and cozy. You wake up and take your breakfast listening to the soothing strains of classical music. Breakfast consists of homemade bread, homemade jams (cinnamon is my favorite), grilled eggs, yogurt, orange juice and coffee/tea. For anyone who has forgotten to bring vitamins for the trip, Mr. Chung-hee has an array of vitamins... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

No regrets selecting this hostel for 3 nights stay. The location is great with easy access for around the island. Many food choices around the hostel and not forgetting the fabulous host. He is such a gem and he made our stay in Jeju even more wonderful. The simple breakfast spread he prepares for all his guests every day is... More 

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Thank Connie K
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

I went to Jeju for three days with a friend. We both took a single-room in the hostel. We highly reccomend to stay at Backpackers in Jeju: Mr.Chung received us very well. He is very professional: before your stay, you receive informations about jeju island's main attractions and the best way to come to the hostel by e-mail. At the... More 

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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Really impressed with this hostel; was a little worried 50,000won would be too much but it was worth every penny. The location is bang in the middle of the main area of the old city; catch any bus from the airport going to City Hall and it's 2min walk. From there you've got all the bars and restaurants- it's got... More 

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Hong Kong
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61 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Located inside the street of young hoppers. Many restaurants and shops around. A bus station is just one block away which ca go to lots of tourist spots. The host can speak excellent English and helpful. The breakfast is self-serviced but we enjoyed home-made bread and yoga. We stayed in a family room with four beds. The bed is the... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backpackers in Jeju City Center is located in the city center where there are many shops and restaurants near Jeju City Hall. It takes 10 mins by taxi, 20 mins by bus. It has a good transport access to the mountain trail, the East and the South city. The hostel has a strong security system to protect the host and the guests. However, it can be noisy out alley because of the restaurants, and this hostel is not suitable for light sleepers. There are strict rules such as no smoking in the building, no shoes in the room, no cooking, no party, no pets, and no children for other guests. The guests should speak Korean, French, or English for communication. No car park is available, so please find somewhere else. The minimum stay is 2 nights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers in Jeju

Address: 1-1, Gwangyang 8-gil, Jeju, Jeju Island 63207, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Jeju Island > Jeju
Amenities:
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Price Range: $48 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers in Jeju 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Higher up rooms might have less noise heard from nearby shops.”
  • We stayed in an air-conditioned room with 4 beds
 of 5 bubbles suzanne9312, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not choose a double room if you are light sleepers”
 of 5 bubbles whywhy73, 30 Oct 2013 | Read review
“The Single rooms are not big but have their private bathrooms and they are clean and nice. The Bunker (dorm) rooms are very nice. There is enough space for your backpack next to the bed and the bed is very big and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles cyripton, 6 Sep 2013 | Read review
“First find Dunkin Donuts, and then go into the tiny street just behind it, to get to the entrance to the hostel”
 of 5 bubbles Ksymena, 11 Sep 2012 | Read review
“near the bar, a bit noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Jasminehill, 9 Apr 2012 | Read review
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