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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mr. Bong has many houses, not just the main house. They all seem to be pretty cozy. He has volunteers who clean each property every day, and the rooms range from 2 to 5 beds per room. Some rooms have bunk beds, others are single beds. Breakfast is included in the package, which consists of bread, jam, and coffee. There...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Bong House for 11 days. I can honestly say that I am generally satusfied with my stay in this hostel. The location is near the major tourist attractions in Seoul like the Gyeongbukgung Palace. The hostel is walking distance from Exit 4 of Hyehwa station. Mr Bong the owner is very helpful and friendly with his guests...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Convenient location with places to hang out in close by while you get used to Seoul- cafes, bars, affordable restaurants, small supermarket, atm. Mr Bong and staff are kind. and helpful, my room was cute and clean. I liked it and I hope to stay again.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The upkeep of this hostel is bare. But it's a quaint hostel and chances of meeting people from all over the world is higher. Mr. Bong is very helpful and can speak English. He owns the place. The website no is his. You can stay in a room with a big group or you can choose a single room. The...

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

A great hostel, in a very convenient location with lots of great places to eat nearby and Hyehwa station only a 5minute walk. It was very peaceful and the facilities were in good condition - a perfect place if your looking for somewhere a little more quiet in Seoul!

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The room is very clean and tidy. The host is kind and he introduced lots of places for us to visit. This place also provide breakfast in the morning which is great. The Hong Kong staff are good. I love this place and definitely will recommend others to stay here.

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Bong House

Address: 3, Sungkyunkwan-ro 5ga-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $26 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Bong House 1*
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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