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Banana Backpackers

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Davao City, Philippines
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in this hostel for almost ten days, great value of money, good location, few blocks away from Insadong where we usually bought our food, restos and convenient stores are strategically situated near this establishment. Staff are very nice and helpful. Coffee are abundant; you could do your own laundry. Subway is few meters away.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

staffs are good and accommodating and the place is also good and clean in a very affordable price its near subway station and bus station. restaurants and coffee shops near the place! recommend you guys to stay at banana backpackers!

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Banana backpackers was a really nice hostel to stay at! My friend and I didn't spend much time there (we were too busy exploring!), but while we were there, we were impressed by the size and quality of our room, the amount of information about the Seoul area, and the overall layout of the building; they fit so many rooms...

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

If you want a quiet, cheap and cozy place to stay in Seoul then this hostel is for you. I stayed here for 4 nights as a solo traveler. Good points: 1. Room - I stayed in a solo room which has its own T&B, big bed, TV, hair dryer and toiletries. The T&B is quite small but if you...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Banana Backpackers is a great Backpackers to stay at when in Seoul. It's about 10 to 15 minute walk from a subway and should you need a cab, you can easily find one or the Backpackers will call one for you (note that there is a call fee charged to you final cab fee). The Backpackers itself is clean, they...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The position is near (0.6 km) to a subway station, and less than 10 minutes away from the train station. It's in a very quiet position. Rooms are comfortable but not too big, but we had a big table, private bathroom wasn't small but wasn't very good either, a little neglected. The common kitchen is big, and you can have...

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jakarta
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This lodging has a pretty strategic location, quite near from anguk station. we follow the instruction from their website, but couple days later we find another exit which is closer to the hostel. Staff are helpful and speak english very well. The bathroom is really small, but still acceptable. My favorite spot is their lounge, it quite cozy.

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Mountain Home, Idaho
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The single rooms have a large double bed, air con, and an attached "wet room" (bathroom with shower head and drain). Towels and linens are provided and you're able to swap dirty for clean right away, no need to contact the staff. There is also a shelf of toiletries donated by past occupants. The bed had 4 pillows! Yay, but...

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

My mum and I have no regrets on choosing Banana Backpackers as the place to stay during our visit in Korea. The place was clean, organized, and pretty strategic. The staff were very nice and they speak English very well and very helpful! My mum and I brought a lot of stuff and our luggage was heavy, but the staff...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I stayed here for a week. Their kitchen and public spaces are always clean and the staff are very friendly. The terrace has great view. I would recommend the Banana backpackers to those who seeking for a quiet and nice place to stay in Seoul.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Banana Backpackers is a cozy property offering comfortable, affordable accommodation in Seoul. Banana backpackers is located near Seoul station just only 5 minutes distance by car. Also It's very convenient place where it takes just 7 minutes from Sookmyung Women Univ. Station by walking. Using metro Line No.4, You can get to Namdaemun Market, Myeongdong Shopping Area, Dongdaemun Market each 4, 6, 10 minutes taken. The place is just near Seoul N tower which is the great landmark of Seoul. And, Itaewon street, Gyungridan-gil, National museum of Korea, War memorial of Korea is near Banana backpackers, You can feel and experience the diverse culture of Seoul like Music + performing arts, History, Shopping, Sightseeing. Our rooms each have their own complete bathroom, hair dryer, TV, air conditioning and floor heating systems. And you may rest and cure your heart from the busy metropolis with fantastic view of Mt. Namsan N Tower at our lovely terrace. Free coffee and tea, hair shampoo & rinse, internet (wireless) and laundry are included in the price as well. Also, we have a fully-equipped kitchen and the pretty and friendly lounge inside. And provide you free blankets, bed covers, pillow cases and towels even free luggage storage service. We have no curfew or lock-out time. The place looks like A treasure island as it is, your trip will be more precious and beautiful with staying. - Banana backpackers ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banana Backpackers

Address: 7, Duteopbawi-ro 25-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04336, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range: €27 - €43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Banana Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Rooms on the first floor are closer to the kitchen and lounge, so it's easier to mingle with other people.”
caitling662, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites are quieter.”
Hellen_Liu, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Walking distance to Metro, 3 bus lines at the door”
carlosjulio1968, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room with own bathroom”
larahkristine, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the one on the ground floor...by the kitchen.”
V7857QNjohnc, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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