We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse

    67-6, Yeonnam-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul 03991, South Korea
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$34
          US$18
          Great Deal
          US$34
          US$34
          Traveller (12)
          Room & Suite (12)
          Dining (4)
          Kimchee Sinchon Guesthouse
          103 reviews
          #74 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Birdsnest Hostel
          68 reviews
          #10 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Backpackers Inside
          256 reviews
          #3 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Bounce Guesthouse
          110 reviews
          #11 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Overview
          • Excellent35%
          • Very good45%
          • Average11%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “kimchi” (25 reviews)
          “smoking room” (3 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Kitchenette
          Business Centre
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Restaurant
          2.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          Kimchee Sinchon Guesthouse
          103 reviews
          #74 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Birdsnest Hostel
          68 reviews
          #10 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Backpackers Inside
          256 reviews
          #3 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Bounce Guesthouse
          110 reviews
          #11 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Rooms
          4 Jun5 Jun
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room
          Getting you more information on this room
          Free Cancellation
          Best Price
          per night
          Select
          Show available rooms for Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$18.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Seoul hotels with availability
          Standard Room
          Getting you more information on this room
          Free Cancellation
          Best Price
          per night
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","ROOM_GRID_HSX_BACK_TO_CONTROL","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "5e864b0f15cb46aaa015a194dfb1b065", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1996081,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":6,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":6,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"5e864b0f15cb46aaa015a194dfb1b065","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":34,"lowestMetaPrice":18,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":34,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":34,"lowestMetaPrice":18,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":34,"hotelName":"Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjVlODY0YjBmMTVjYjQ2YWFhMDE1YTE5NGRmYjFiMDY1IiwiQUlLIjoiYTFlYzMyN2ZkY2RhNDFmNGJhMTY0ZjI1MzVmMzA5NWMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "04/06/2017", "checkOut": "05/06/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$18", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (120)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          • More languages

          31 - 35 of 120 reviews

          Reviewed 2 June 2014

          I quite enjoyed my stay here. The location is not fantastic, as it's on the other side of Hongdae, away from the restaurants/bars/shops, but it's only 10mins walk. And it's quieter here too, which is a plus! The staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are...More

          Thank backpasher
          Reviewed 19 May 2014

          I stayed with Kimchee hostel for 4 nights during my solo journey in Seoul. The dorm is clean with lockers and bathroom inside. On 4th floor there are two more bathrooms in case the one in your room is occupied. Price very friendly. Korean, English...More

          1  Thank Purplehill
          Reviewed 22 April 2014

          My first time in Seoul and I wasn't really sure about this hostel but it was cheap and near a train stop so I gambled. Good gamble because I really enjoyed my stay in this hostel. This is one of the cheapest hostels I saw...More

          Thank Erika B
          Reviewed 10 March 2014

          We stayed here for 5 nights in private room (3 people). Shared bathroom & toilet are clean, bed room is clean. Wifi is great. Near to the convenience stores. The hostel is about 10 minutes walking away to Hongik Station which Airport railway and few...More

          1  Thank Tia_Akmal
          Reviewed 30 January 2014

          First time to travel to Seoul with friends. They suggested this place because they have stayed there before. The Good: -Friendly staff. Very accommodating and can speak good English. -Convenience stores are nearby. So if you get hungry you can just grab a Kimbap and...More

          1  Thank drifterboi85
          Kimchee Sinchon Guesthouse
          103 reviews
          #74 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Birdsnest Hostel
          68 reviews
          #10 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Backpackers Inside
          256 reviews
          #3 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          Bounce Guesthouse
          110 reviews
          #11 of 542 Speciality lodging in Seoul
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$11 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Booking.com, Priceline, Hotwire and Hotels.com so you can book your Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • South Korea >
          • Seoul >
          • Hongdae
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (12)
          Room & Suite (12)
          Dining (4)
          Pool & Beach (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (34)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
          Nearby
          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
          ...More
          Benikea Premier Marigold Hotel
          125 reviews
          .59 km away
           
          Hotel The-ore
          20 reviews
          .36 km away
           
          Hotel Seokyo
          74 reviews
          .51 km away
           
          Amanti Hotel Seoul
          49 reviews
          .19 km away
           
          Bobo Hotel
          18 reviews
          .74 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          2Lson - Cafe
          3 reviews
          .05 km away
          Teot Gol Raw Meat
          .07 km away
          Ou
          .07 km away
          Coffee House Dan
          .09 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Hongik University Street
          1,555 reviews
          .50 km away
          Trickeye Museum
          1,037 reviews
          .59 km away
          Hongdae NANTA Theatre
          181 reviews
          .65 km away
          Hongdae Free Market
          123 reviews
          .78 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Xingwenyap
          Hi, I was wondering that is the yg entertainment building nearby to the guest house? And is there any convenient shop like 7-11? Thanks!
          27 August 2016|
          Answer
          Response from Clara S | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, sorry for the super duper late reply. YG Entertainment is quite far from the guesthouse. you can reach YG Ent by dropping by Hapjeong Station and around 10-15 minutes of walk! There is just 1 convenient store near the... More
          0
          Votes
          Pamela R
          Can I rent a double private room for two months? How much would it be? Im going with one other person and we are looking for a place to share a room. Also is there a private bathroom for the double private room?
          22 March 2015|
          Answer
          Response from Clara S | Reviewed this property |
          you can directly ask the guesthouse. but if u want to stay for 2 months, i suggest you to rent apartment from Air BnB!
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "Get the lower floor if you do not want to climb stairs"
          Read review
          "Choose a room not at Kimchee Guesthouse."
          Read review
          "if you are travelling with friends - choose the room based on how many people are in the group. Like for us..."
          Read review
          "The all-female dorm was good."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing