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San Jose, California
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51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2012

I stayed here for two nights in September 2012. TJ is super nice and his English is pretty good. I didn't have any issues communicating with him. It is located on the main street in Gyeongju. The bus stop is less than 15 seconds away. TJ has a map of the local food places. Make sure you try the noodle... More 

1 Thank Henry J
Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2012

This is a great place to stay, located centrally in Gyeongju, as well as conveniently on the bus lines from the Singyeongju Train station and other bus lines to visit the sites. Easy to walk to the sites in the town from the place. The room I had was clean and comfortable, and so was the rest of the place... More 

Thank Cheefster
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2012

This place is just amazing. Super friendly, and very friendly owner. A price that cannot be beat. I would recommend this. Easay access, great parking and overall a fun time This place is just amazing. Super friendly, and very friendly owner. A price that cannot be beat. I would recommend this. Easay access, great parking and overall a fun time,... More 

Thank trev a
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Location is good if you want to be in town and within walking distance to the bus station and train station, as well as the street markets. However, you'd have to walk 4 stories up every time. The building where it is located is old, dirty and disgusting. The rooms are quite clean but the public areas are dirty, dusty... More 

Thank Frank M
Paris, France
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2012

Nice place to stay for a couple of nights. The hosts are very cool and kind. Every night there is a party in the lounge with snack and beer. It is very close to the Tumuli park and lots of restaurants. You also have a bus station in the front of the entry. The price is cheap (only 25 000... More 

Thank fungila
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59 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2012

This hostel is a very good affordable way of staying in gyeongju. We were toying with either staying in town or at one of the hotels around the lake (hilton, hyundai etc) but in the end decided we would rather be in town. It is cheap, friendly and provides good information about the area. You need to appreciate that it... More 

Thank johnshaft2000
Singapore, null, Singapore
1 review
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Nice and simple is all you need! Good if you need a simple place to stay for a few nights.

Thank satellitechris
Stuttgart, Germany
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61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2012

The only good point first: the staff speaks English. There are only rooms with shared bathrooms. Under the beds there is a thick layer of dust. Room had an unpleasant foul smell. The whole hostel is full of old dirty wine bottles. The staircase up to the guesthouse is rotten and sleazy. I can not recommend.

Thank Paul H
Saluda, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2012

I was going to give Nahbi Guesthouse 4 out of 5 stars but my boyfriend wanted me to drop it to 3 after something weird happened. Overall the hostel was a fine place to stay. We paid ₩35,000 for a private room. Everything was mostly clean, the showers were hot, the walls weren’t too thin. They provide a lounge/game room,... More 

1 Thank iselynjenniep
Hong Kong
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152 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2012

I agreed to the views from "Luck-seeker" on his/her review on 11 Feb 2012, it was mentioned that "we found it strange that this on got the highest rate on tripadvisor in Gyeongju." I don't know why... T.J. got a stiff face to explain the regulations (or maybe he was too tired at the moment), it seemed to me that... More 

1 Thank Jasminehill

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nahbi Guest House offers some of the lowest prices among South Korean guest houses.It is a low-budget hostel, for backpackers who want to meet and interact with other travelers from all over the world.We offer friendly service, a tonne of info about Gyeong-ju, and neighbouring cities and we are conveniently located in the down town area close to many attractions. We are clean and cozy, but definitely not your 5 star hotel. Please keep this in mind, before you select us.If you are looking for luxury, please don't make a reservation. If you're looking for international conversation, hostel facilities, and service with a smile, book away!Hello! My name is T.J. the owner of Nahbi. I opened this guest house so that backpackers could get together with others who travel all over the world freely, like a beautiful butterfly.I hope that you will meet good friends who come from various countries in this guest house and make good memories. Thank you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nahbi Guest House for Backpackers

Address: 3F, 121-7, Noseo-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-943, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
Price Range: $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“The rooms with a private bathroom are excellent value - and the spotlessly clean bathroom is enormous :)”
 of 5 bubbles the_vj, 9 Jun 2013 | Read review
“I prefer single rooms but the dorm was nice too.”
 of 5 bubbles Davemonatron, 30 May 2013 | Read review
“Reserve in advance.”
  • good room
 of 5 bubbles worldtravellers123, 6 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Try to get a single private room. It is cheaper than at other guest houses.”
 of 5 bubbles Stefan_Travel_Bln, 26 Oct 2012 | Read review
“The dorms are located on the third floor which is where the showers are, and they away from the common room so it stays fairly quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles RTW_Drifter, 30 Sep 2012 | Read review
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