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Hotel The Designers Hongdae

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at this hotel and booked the suite due to the bad reviews. I paid 125$ per night. The shame is that this hotel actually got a really good potential due to it's location and view. The staff also seems very pleasant and attentive. But the room is just not clean. I had to call room service after 1... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I have booked a top room called a "Royal Suite" !! - Half the room lights do not work. The one tiny bulb in the bathroom is useless and the shower and toilet are without light. The work desk has no lamp or ceiling light. The rug is filthy and tatty. There are bits of old sellotape on the wall... More 

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A lot of the stuff is really convenient comma normal for Korea... shower amenities are already in the room as opposed to being packed like a love Motel rooms are a bit small for the price but I guess you are paying for location. My room was clean although I can see signs of wear. I had a beautiful view... More 

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Thank Donald W
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

I went to Seoul for a conference and stayed in this hotel for 4 days. Reception was in first floor and pathways from lift to other rooms are little congested. Overall feel and look of the hotel is nice. Room: I stayed standard room which was really clean and nice bed and all other facilities. As the name suggests, each... More 

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Thank vilayilpradeep
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I was this hotel since last year 4 time , Room bit small and every time ,I got a problem Room dirty Air con not working flush toilet not working Laptop no sound And they so late to clean room It's good location between Hongik station And hapjeong station.

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Jeju Island, South Korea
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27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

There's not much to say. The reception ... on the 2nd or the 3rd floor weren't helpful at all. The elevator was like the ones you see on run down motels. The corridor to and from the elevator to the room was just so cheezy, as was the room itself, and the amenities in it. The cleanliness was very bad,... More 

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1 Thank Joon M
Seoul, South Korea
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Pros: It's in the heart of Hongdae. Cons: Everything. It was filthy, smelly, noisy, broken down, expensive, and the service was hostile, even if you speak Korean. If you don't speak Korean, you're out of luck. This place seems to be preying on mostly Chinese tourists, and the treatment of the other guests that I witnessed bordered on abusive. Under... More 

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2 Thank SoundChoice
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

recently three 3-4 star hotels was opened near hongdae. i visited this hotel first time. clean and great. easy to access, cheap!!!! perfect staying in the hongdae area. view is so n so but no problem. bed is very comfortable. Shower with bathtub is very cozy.

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Thank Eddyphdhong
Seoul, South Korea
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We booked this hotel for 5 nights and we thought the hotel made a mistake with our room. The standard twin room was teeny. The beds were separated by a few inches and the room did not have a window. But it did have some hair on the linen. We asked for another room, but they insisted that we get... More 

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Thank Tae S
Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

I've seen negative reviews of the hotel but don't think it's that bad (back when I stayed in 2014). Staff don't speak great English but basic English communication is avaialble. The location is great if you like Hong Dae as it's just right next to the district and a walkable distance from the restaurants if you're out late, I feel... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Hotel The Designers Hongdae

Address: 86, Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul 04043, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: $94 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel The Designers Hongdae 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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#87 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
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“Don't even think about staying here.”
 of 5 bubbles TheProductionHouse, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I was on the top floor and had a great view of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles TerriNY60, 20 Nov 2014 | Read review
“every floor has 7 rooms with room 1 being bigger than 2-7 about the same size.”
 of 5 bubbles kirikuru, 23 Sep 2014 | Read review
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