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Hotel Bonbon

8, Namdaemun-ro 9-gil, Jung-gu 2f, Seoul 04522 South Korea
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#152 of 397 hostels in Seoul
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Hotel BonBon is a budget hotel for both business customers and tourists located in the Myeongdong where the centre of shopping, dining, and business districts of the city center. It has an advantage of using very convenient public transportations such as 2 minutes walking distance from Euljiro 1-ga Subway St. (Line 2, Exit 2), 5 minutes walking distance to Airport Limousine buses (Ibis Ambassador
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Convenience store
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Self-serve laundry
Non-smoking hotel
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Blackout curtains
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HOTEL CLASS
2.0 of 5 stars
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Japanese, Korean

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8, Namdaemun-ro 9-gil, Jung-gu 2f, Seoul 04522 South Korea
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DomingosX wrote a review Apr 2018
Alcacer do Sal, Portugal5 contributions3 helpful votes
Very nice hotel, clean and very comfortable. I like the view even it what not the best of the hotel I believe.The breakfast was very nice and everyone is very nice and get gratefull. I nice experience and I recommend 😊
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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jasmine0304 wrote a review Apr 2017
Jakarta, Indonesia8 contributions
Room fot three was really small, no windows. we could only open our luggage one at a time, bed was quite hard for my liking, no bathroom mats, no cleaning room service, and whats really bothering us the most is that the 4 level hostel has no elevator, it was really a struggle for us to climb the stairs to 3rd floor after all day walking and to climb up and down the stairs with 3 x 30kgs luggages,,,,really something, you know ,hehe But apart from that, the hostel is actually nice clean modern and nice staff, great locatipn, very near to exit 2 subway and myongdong. Nice clean towel everyday. Over all, i wud think twice before staying at this hostel , especially not if i bring older people and kids.
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jamie N wrote a review May 2016
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The location was great. It was just outside Euljiro 1-ga station. Cross the road and you're already in Myeongdong. Decent size room. Bed was a bit hard for my liking, but it was comfortable. Has a bidet which is a plus for me. Wifi is strong. Staff are very helpful. It's not very clean. Mouldy tiles in the bathroom. No proper area for shower. Basically it's a toilet with a shower attached to the sink. No lift/elevator. It was a struggle to bring down my 40kg luggage from the 4th floor room. I'm fussy with cleanliness, if it was a bit cleaner, I would have rated it higher.
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Date of stay: April 2016
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Room Tip: Get the room on the 2nd floor, no lift/elevator.
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keanech wrote a review Apr 2016
South Korea254 contributions119 helpful votes
I recently completed a two night stay at Hotel Bonbon, a budget hotel conveniently located in the heart of Seoul. Unfortunately, with paper thin walls and drafty rooms, the hotel is a place I would recommend with reservations. ROOM I stayed in Room 201, a deluxe single room, located right off reception. Unfortunately, combined with thin walls, this results in a noisy room where conversations can easily be heard from reception and the adjacent rooms. Consequently, I found myself either waking up in the middle of sleep or waking up earlier than expected on both nights. Another minus of the room was its draftiness; finding a comfortable temperature was difficult. Finding an appropriate temperature for comfort sleep was difficult. Otherwise, the room was kept in good condition with recently updated furnishings (with the exception of the bathroom). LOCATION The location is central to any visitor of Seoul: a brief walk to some of the major tourist attractions and best shopping in the city. Access to the rest of the city is very convenient, being located steps from Exit 2 of Euljiro 1-Ga Station (Line 2). WiFi WiFi is complimentary for hotel guests. Signal strength was strong in the room with good speed.
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Date of stay: April 2016
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Room Tip: Avoid Room 201
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Rawin A wrote a review Apr 2015
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This is a great budget hotel, the room is new and clean with quality bed, the location itself is perfect, just 2 minutes walk from subway exit, the staff is very kind, I guess it runs by a family so you will feel welcomed staying here. I stayed here for 5 nights and definitely will come back for my next trip in Korea If you are looking for a hotel with reasonable price, not a hostel, this place is the right choice for you.
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Date of stay: April 2015Trip type: Travelled solo
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trekkingwithbecky wrote a review Mar 2015
Toronto, Canada86 contributions66 helpful votes
It's an actual hotel that is affordable, NOT a hostel! :-) It is close to a lot of restaurants and shops, the subway, and some big tourist attractions. It is owned and run by a family, and the man is usually at the desk. If you want your room cleaned, you have to let him know, which is no problem. He is SUPER NICE and FRIENDLY, and he's always smiling. His English is conversational and is extremely helpful! He helped me with directions, getting a taxi to go where I needed to go, and got me bath towels every night since the room only came with face/hand towels. His hospitality was FANTASTIC! :D
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Date of stay: July 2014
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VampireBella wrote a review Dec 2014
Bangkok, Thailand33 contributions28 helpful votes
I been there for 4nights during December14. Mr.Hwang,the owner is very extremely friendly.I swear that every time I met him-every time with Smile. Also their staffs are very helpful-even their english not that good, but they really willing to help. Location : Step walking from Subway-Euljiro 1gu,Exit 2..Let's say walk just 2 minutes away. Also ,stelp walking to Myeong dong Chonggyechon Stream(5min.),Gwanghwamun station(10-15min.) If you're looking for budget hostel which is clean,good service,stelwalking from subway-I highly recommend here. Next time in Seoul, I will return to here for sure.
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Date of stay: December 2014
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: -Hostel start from 2nd floor -maybe not that convenience for senior people.
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Llorena L wrote a review Jun 2014
Los Angeles, California1 contribution1 helpful vote
Myeondong Hostel was truly value for money. It was clean, spacious and amply furnished, given the price. I like its location too, quite a decent neighborhood and within walking distance to many sights and shops. It was right atop a good decent restaurant.
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Date of stay: March 2014
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Ivyanno Canny wrote a review Jun 2014
Berlin, Germany251 contributions61 helpful votes
The hostel is provide a common kitchen, which can be used for all guests to make tea or coffee. Near to Euljiro Subway Station and just need 10-15 minutes walk to Myeongdong shopping street. The receptionist is also speak very well english and friendly.
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Date of stay: October 2013Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Marianne B wrote a review Feb 2014
Manila6 contributions10 helpful votes
One important thing if you're going on a "backpacking" style trip is the location of the accommodation. The hostel (also called seoul backpacker hostel) is at a very convenient location, maybe 30 steps from the entrance of subway Euljiro 1-(il)ga (exit 6 - i think?). So when your feet is aching after a long day of walking, you just find comfort knowing that your hostel is a few steps away after alighting the train. We stayed in a room in the 2nd floor just very near the reception, steep stairs will welcome you from the front door. The rooms are almost clean, of course not spotless, don't expect it to be as this is just a hostel. The floors are heated but only on the middle area, outer areas are as cold as ice. The bed is okay, but the pillows are thin. The T&B is spacious as i've expected a very small space, turns out it is quite big. No bidet to use. Shower head is movable. No towel was provided, we have to ask the reception for it. But the towel is like a hand towel, so better bring your own. No cabinets to put your things, hangers are provided and around 6 hooks are on the wall to hang clothes. Wifi has good reception. There is a kitchen where you can get free water (hot/cold), use microwave and store food in the fridge but this is very small kitchen. No breakfast is provided so better buy some instant noodles at night. If you don't have an adapter for charging your phones, you can ask the reception and you will just need to deposit W5,000 which you can get after you returned the adapter. The staff can speak decent English. They are also very helpful when you ask for direction, they even print a step by step instruction on some tourist spots and you can get a free map of Seoul in the reception. They also allow you to keep your luggage in the lobby area after you check-out if you still want to tour the city before your flight at no extra cost. And oh, since we went during winter, the heated floor may not be sufficient as it gets really really cold at night. And the cold air comes from the closed, covered windows. Overall, you get your money's worth. Expect less and you won't be disappointed... In fact i was even surprised that it exceeded my expectation. :)
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Date of stay: February 2014
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: If you can get the 2nd room floor, then try to get it.
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PRICE RANGE
S$75 - S$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South KoreaSeoulMyeong-dong / Jung-gu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Bonbon
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Bonbon?
Nearby attractions include Grevin Museum (0.2 km), Myeongdong NANTA Theater (0.3 km), and Cookin' NANTA (Myeongdong) (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Bonbon?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, room service, and self serve laundry.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Bonbon?
Top room amenities include a refrigerator, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Bonbon?
Conveniently located restaurants include Daol Charcoal Grill, The Culture and Lounge, and Gouga Gwanghwamun.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Bonbon?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, Japanese, and Korean.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Bonbon?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Gyeongbokgung Palace (1.5 km), Changdeokgung Palace (1.7 km), and Deoksugung (0.7 km).