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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been staying in this hostel for a few months now and it's fantastic if you want to stay for longer, it's a great location near lots of activity and close to places like dongdaemun and myeongdong. The hostel has bread and jam for breakfast and the owner really cares about keeping the place looking nice and for the cheap...

Thank Backpacking T
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I really can't understand the good ratings! it was the worst Hostel i've ever experienced. It was dirty, disgusting and we can't even sleep the night because It was too loud.. after 3 days we can't stand anymore and changed hotel. The breakfast didn't exist and neither the personal. The onliest positive thing was the location.

2Thank Claudia R
Johor bahru
Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you are seeking for a place that offer long stay, this is the one. The hostel was cozy and fully equipped with air conditioner, washing machine, water dispenser etc. It located near to the subway station, in a walking distance. It also near to the POI, convenient store and restaurants. Simple breakfast was provided. The staff was friendly and...

Thank Qiqi071
San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I started off rating this guest house with 3 stars and, reflecting back on my experience, what stood out was how much Mr. Bong was very friendly and helpful. He has good tips for local places to eat and even went out of his way to walk us to a restaurant. The house itself is pretty standard. The beds and...

Thank enc429
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The hostel is clean, tidy and have all the necessary things for stay a long time (air conditioner, wash machine, kitchen and kitchen things), you can walk a few blocks and find a lot of places for eat, at the same time you have bus and metro station a few blocks from the hostel. The staff is very friendly, helpful...

1Thank Dario A
Lynden, Washington, United States
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Nice place to stay. The staff was really friendly and welcoming. I stayed in a separate building- it was nice and quiet. I had to walk outside a few steps for the bathroom, but considering the bathrooms were separate they were super clean which I definitely appreciated. I don't think there was any wifi in the building I was in,...

1Thank JaqG
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Due to some errors in the system booking, we were given an apartment of 3 rooms for the 7 of us. Mr. Bong is friendly, and even refunded us some money, since we did not manage to get what we booked. Location of the guesthouse, it is about 10 minutes walk from the Hyehwa subway. Lots of eateries near Bong...

1Thank Tracy T
Langkawi, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Bong house is a very chill and spacious hostel/hotel. It is very clean and quiet and has literally the best, smartest, and most attractive staff ever. Mr. Bong is also very nice and knowledgeable. Thanks for being my home in Korea for a month!

3Thank Turnercore
New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This place is in a great area, has friendly staff, good facilities & is kept clean. The price is really good what it is.The rooms are spacious for Seoul Its a little difficult to find its in a back alleyway. The breakfast is basic and self prepared. Close to Hyehwah Station where you can access everything Plenty of great food...

2Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This place is affordable and budget friendly for group of friends. Although room is small, it is clean and comfortable. Moreover, the staffs are very attentive and friendly. The location is also strategic and the station is located near tourist spot like dongdaemun. I will definitely return to Bong house again in the future!

Thank Audrey W

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Address: 3, Sungkyunkwan-ro 5ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $18 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“The separate building was super quiet and comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles JaqG, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Try not to take rooms at the basement, so that you have your own window for fresh air”
 of 5 bubbles 172tracyt, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“The dormitory is very cheap for people who travel alone.”
 of 5 bubbles 518juliad, 10 May 2015 | Read review
“cheap and budget”
 of 5 bubbles ckkhor3, 6 May 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are pretty much feel the same, in the good way.”
 of 5 bubbles Mister_Ren, 3 May 2014 | Read review
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