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Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse - Hostel

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Overview of Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse - Hostel

Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse - Hostel

2 out of 5

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Business services
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
67-6, Yeonnam-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Seoul

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHongik University12 min walk
  • Popular LocationStyleNanda Flagship store14 min walk
  • Popular LocationYG Entertainment Building2 min drive
  • AirportSeoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.)50 min drive

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About this area

Seoul

Located in Mapo neighborhood, Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse - Hostel is connected to a shopping center. Bukchon Hanok Village and National Museum of Korea are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Myeongdong Street and Namdaemun Market. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Seoul World Cup Stadium or Gocheok Sky Dome. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Hongik University - 12 min walk
  • StyleNanda Flagship store - 14 min walk
  • YG Entertainment Building - 2 min drive
  • Seonyudo Park - 3 min drive
  • Yeonsei University - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Hongik University Station - 9 min walk
  • Haengsin Station - 12 min drive
  • Incheon Intl. Airport (ICN) - 50 min drive

Restaurants

  • Allee — 3 min walk
  • Bread & fruit — 4 min walk
  • Imi — 4 min walk
  • Pizza Pio — 4 min walk
  • Hong-ik Gejang — 4 min walk

About this property

Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse - Hostel

Central hostel connected to the convention center in Mapo, near Hongik University
Along with a microwave in a common area, this smoke-free hostel has a refrigerator in a common area and dry cleaning. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are onsite. All 9 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and stovetops. Other amenities available to guests include rice cookers, free local calls, and showers. Bathrooms are shared and housekeeping is available on request.
Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse - Hostel offers 9 air-conditioned accommodations with rice cookers and slippers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on request and hair dryers can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Business services

  • Conference space (800 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Rice cooker
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster

More

  • Free local calls
  • Slippers

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 11:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 19

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 11:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Housekeeping fees vary based on length of stay and unit size

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 19 years old
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Property is also known as

Hongdae Kimchee Guesthouse
Kimchee Guesthouse
Kimchee Guesthouse Hongdae
Kimchee Hongdae
Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse
Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse Hostel
Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse Hostel Seoul
Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse Seoul
Kimchee Hongdae house Hostel
Kimchee Hongdae Hostel Seoul
Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse - Hostel Seoul

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Overall score and ratings

3.5

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 37 out of 156 reviews
5 - Excellent 24%
Rating 4 - Good. 45 out of 156 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 40 out of 156 reviews
3 - Okay 26%
Rating 2 - Poor. 21 out of 156 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 156 reviews
1 - Terrible 8%

3.2/5

Cleanliness

3.6/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness
Stayed 6 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location, friendly staff
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
The whole experience was disappointing. The only thing that was good for me were a few of the other guests and the location of the guest house. The staff during check-in were kinda unprofessional and the guest house overall looked to be a mess.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2019

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
sound proof is not good. couple making love at adjacent room can be hear clearly... what a hostel is it?
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019