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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We were here in the off season and Smile Guesthouse was one of the only places that was opened. The owner gave us the weekday price even though it was a weekend. His English is good and he gave us a lot of helpful information...More

Thank mountaineaous
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The hostel is just 5 min by car/bus to Seoraksan National park (about 4km away) and about 45 min from Sokcho city by bus 7 or 7-1. You can't see the hostel from the bus stop and will have to walk 2 min further in...More

Thank Breeze262
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We stayed in one of the budget rooms. What we expect of a budget room is a more spartan room with less amenities but it must be clean. What we got at the Goodstay Smile resort was a cramped room with a ramshackle and dirty...More

Thank Ellen_and_Pedro
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Smile resort is actually a guesthouse. not so easy to find though since the location is quite hidden from other motel/hotels from the main road. it can be reached via local bus 7 or 7-1 from Sokcho Express Bus Terminal. After seeing the Seorak Youth...More

Thank pelupss
Reviewed 16 November 2015

The resort was decent and the rooms were great for the price. Ted, the owner of the hotel along with his girlfriend and family however were amazingly nice. They recommended us what to eat and which trails to take, how long it took, etc. Basically...More

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US$35 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$35 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Our family room had a small double bed with four single mats and ample floor space."
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