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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

This hotel meets needs but that is just about all. It needs to update its room and provide wifi in all rooms as most other homestay/hotels offer so that the lobby isn't congested with weary travellers in pyjamas trying to milk whatever free wifi they can to contact loved ones. I have no complaints about the staff, they do what...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Government hotel, or official tourist hotel approved or some other title. It's an 80's~ 4.5* hotel that it still well run. Can't say I was too amazed by it. needed to stay in that area, that's where it started and ended. WIR? most likely i wont.

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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We traveled to Seoul, S Korea in May 2011 for the adoption of our son. We weren't able to get a room at our agencies guest house or in The Somerset, which were our first choices. We ended up getting a room at the Seokyo. It was incredibly humid during this time and we were only given one key to...

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Reviewed 24 November 2013

Stayed her for three nights for work recently. The location is good but that's really all they've got. The free lobby wifi is woefully inadequate. One wafer thin pillow on the bed and when I called and asked for one more for me and my colleague I was told there was only one spare pillow in the whole hotel! Whaaaat?...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Hotel is great, clean, tidy and location is the best ever! So many restaurants close by you can walk for hours through street after street. Wifi in lobby and bar is average and none in rooms which is a real pain. Highly recommended

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HotelSeokyo7300, 제너럴 매니저 at Hotel Seokyo, responded to this review

Dear our valuable guest,   Thank you very much for your recent stay at Hotel Seokyo, and truly appreciate on your valuable feedback regarding our facilities and services. Your feedback is highly valuable for us to find out how we will exceed our guest satisfaction, and to improve quality of services. I will share your feedback with all the staff...

Pordenone, Italy
Reviewed 12 June 2013

I stayed here for one night as I explored the chaotic nightlife of Hongdae. You couldn't ask for a better location for this art infused music infested district. A 6 minute walk from almost any hotspot in Hongdae is what this place has going for them. The hotel itself is clean, well taken care of, and comfortable considering the price...

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HotelSeokyo7300, 제너럴 매니저 at Hotel Seokyo, responded to this review

Dear our valuable guest, Thank you very much for your stay at Hotel Seokyo, and we are more than happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hotspots nearby our hotel. I will share your review with all the staff to make our guest happier as you reminded us how we should take care of our guest...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 20 May 2013

This hotel was chosen for me by the conference organizers. The location was fine. The staff spoke little English. The room was large. The view of many Seoul rooftops was uninspiring. But I had no issue with the hotel until leaving, when I was charged for minibar drinks that I did not indulge in. In spite of pointing out that...

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Reviewed 16 April 2013 via mobile

Read the review before going where some gave a low review but for the price paid a pleasant surprise. Location by Hongik station, just outside the door, and area filled with shops, bars, cafees and restaurants but still quite at evening. Room nice, clean and ok size for a major city, free internet in the lobby, though not in the...

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HotelSeokyo7300, 제너럴 매니저 at Hotel Seokyo, responded to this review

Dear our valuable guest, Thank you very much for your stay at Hotel Seokyo, and we will endeavor to make our guest stay in more pleasant environment. There will be no doubt that we will focus on upgrading our services including software and hardware of the hotel. We hope that you had a very memorable experience with us and keep...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 April 2013

stayed for 1N, had made a reservation online right before arriving. they had very big difficulties finding my booking and did not at first honor the voucher i had received, suggested that i'd wait for a couple of hours, even though it was well past the check-in time. i refused, and after a couple of phone calls they found the...

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Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
Reviewed 2 April 2013

A friend that lives in South Korea booked this hotel for my boyfriend and I. We only stayed one night, but we were fine with the room. It was very close to the area we wanted to be in. We were looking to go out and have a good time, and this hotel was just fine for that. I thought...

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Staying in Hongdae

Neighbourhood Profile
Hongdae
Carefree enthusiasm is everywhere in this energetic neighborhood centered on Hongik University, Korea’s top art school. From its assortment of murals to the occasional amateur street performances, creativity and expression make up the wild and beating heart of vibrant Hongdae. At the Free and Hope Market (weekends at the Hongdae Children’s Playground) you'll find one of Seoul’s most popular handmade and creative markets drawing consistent crowds. At Hongdae, there’s never a shortage of things to do and see; food and drink options are nearly endless as are shops and noraebang (karaoke) rooms. Hongdae is also one of Seoul’s top party and club scenes catering to a younger demographic; if a packed club isn’t your scene, you'll also find a range of music venues and bars offering live music in all genres. Although Hongdae has lost much of its unique appeal and undergone rapid commercialization in recent years, be sure to explore Hongdae’s edges in areas such as Sangsu-dong and Yeonnam-dong where Hongdae’s fiercely independent streak still runs freely.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Hotel Seokyo

Address: 130, Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul 04038, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Hongdae
Price Range: $142 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Seokyo 4*
Number of rooms: 135
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Also Known As:
Seokyo Hotel Seoul
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#81 Luxury Hotel in Seoul
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“request for a non smoking room if you don't smoke and check your doors when you leave because mine wouldn't close properly on its own. i would have to shut it closed.”
 of 5 bubbles FrancisC702, 3 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Please make your own arragements for interenet.”
 of 5 bubbles RavikiranN, 10 Jan 2013 | Read review
“If you choose to stay here, get a room on a higher floor on the other side of the dance club. Otherwise, you will suffer from the loud music when trying to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles seoulman72, 8 Nov 2011 | Read review
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