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Baoji, China
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Riverside Hotel is realy not that good, when you are walk in, horrible smell, everything was dirty, breaking .... just like people say: you get what you pay... don't want think about that hotel anymore , you have to pay for the pool....

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1 Thank sam0309
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

I wouldn't really call this a four star hotel, but it's okay. Not too fancy even though you have to be properly dressed to eat in the restaurant. It served it's purpose by giving me a place to sleep and shower. However the location is great with walking distance to Sinsa station and Garosugil which had some interesting shops and... More 

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Thank Birthe Emilie S
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This hotel is everything you can expect from Korea and more. Top notch service, gorgeous venue and in a location directly in the centre of Seoul. Next to a free shuttle to incheon perfect for business or midprice tourists

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Thank Zelli B
Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

I received a phenomenal rate for this hotel... Nearly 65% off! Upon stepping into my room, it all made sense. It is old, ill designed and kind of dirty. Actual holes exist in the walls. The shower has no curtain- is this a Korean thing? If I was on a romantic holiday, I would be seriously pissed- but as I... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Came in with the expectation that I was checking to a four star hotel, boy was I wrong. Came into a hallway that smelt like something was burning, which gave the hotel a different smell than i was accustomed too. When I got to my room not only did it smell like cigarette smoke, it also smeared stains on the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

First and foremost, can you get a good night's sleep here: yes. The bed was surprisingly comfortable by Asian standards. This is not a negative. The Asians just prefer very firm beds. The room was also quiet, so no problem at all with sleeping. Also, wifi worked remarkably well and is included. Dislikes: - the rooms are dirty and in... More 

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1 Thank jtsuited
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

I am amazed that this hotel claims to be 5 stars. Here we are in the capital city of one of the most exciting and impressive countries in Asia. I love coming here. This time I imagined that a hotel with an English name might have some genuinely international flavour. The name is the one and only piece of English... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2014

The Riverside hotel is well below western standards and one of the worst hotels I stayed in Korea and around the world. The rooms as well as the lobby and restaurant stink from cigarette smoke. We changed 3 rooms until we found a room that the smell was somewhat bearable. I still got sever headaches every single day of the... More 

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2 Thank Galgal1000
Gyeongju, South Korea
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124 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014

I made reservations by phone for friday June 20th for the garden terrace buffet restaurant. I was surprised that the reservationist was only about the speak Korean but i worried that this might distract other non koreans from making reservations. Anyway, my Korean is good enough to make reservations. I wanted to sit on the Terrace but because of the... More 

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2 Thank chris a
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Hope, my review will save some of you, who is going to book this hotel. Well, will share my sad experience. Back home I Have ordered a superior double (very nice pics and description of the room, clean bathroom etc.) When I opened our room I was just shocked! Guys, I have never ever seen anything worse in a lifetime.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Riverside Hotel

Address: 6, Gangnam-daero 107-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul 06524, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $81 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Riverside Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 109
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Hotel Style:
#46 Spa Hotel in Seoul
#88 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for 12th or 13th floor”
 of 5 bubbles Leigh48_13, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“make sure you choose one with a window and ask for a strong wifi signal”
 of 5 bubbles violn, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“pick another Hotel”
 of 5 bubbles sam0309, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Find another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles frankr850, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
“We were on the 13th floor. Quiet and a decent view.”
  • bathroom door which didn't lock.  looked like someone tried to break it open
  • these marks were all over the room's floor and hallway
 of 5 bubbles 381JA, 4 Aug 2013 | Read review
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