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    Seoul 53 Hotel

    53, Donhwamun-ro 11na-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03995, South Korea
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    1 - 5 of 35 reviews

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    The location is just perfect. You can reach subway in no time. You can reach it by walking from Jongno 3(sam)-ga station exit 4 (exit 7 is closer but there are no elevator in exit 7 so if you have a big baggage it is...More

    Thank santi p
    Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

    I don't think there could be a better location! Navigating Seoul from here was easy. Many great bbqs, pubs and restaurants near by. The staff was helpful and friendly. As for the noise mentioned in some reviews, we didn't notice. You get a great hotel...More

    Thank Clint H
    Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is located near Jongno 3(sam)-ga station at exit 6. Rooms are not sound proof, quite small but beds are comfortable. Wifi is great here too. At night, you can find several food tents (pojang macha) and cheap eateries located near exit 6, which...More

    5  Thank jxxxli
    Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

    The hotel is located near the famous Seoul attractions like castles, palaces, so you will have an opportunity to discover the city, its architecture and culture. Eateries with national cuisine are spread widely nearby. Underground is just 5 mins away, and a shopping district MyeongDong...More

    Thank IggySem
    Response from 53HotelSeoul, 오너 at Seoul 53 HotelResponded 24 October 2016

    Dear IggySem, Thanks for your stay with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Seoul. We will keep improving our service quality to be the 'best value budget hotel in Seoul' and look foward to hosting you again in your...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

    The hotel is near the subway, so it very easy to get to places. Room is average but good enough consider the price is not expensive. We stayed here for 4 nights and enjoyed it very much! Will recommended this hotel.

    2  Thank Suki L
    Response from 53HotelSeoul, General Manager at Seoul 53 HotelResponded 5 September 2016

    Dear Suki, Thanks for your stay with us and we appreciate your review. We will do our further best to provide better service in your next Seoul trip. ^ ^ Have a nice day!

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$28 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 31
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    • Gwanghwamun / Jongno
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    is rich with history and culture in its palaces,
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    Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt.
    Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue
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    AnneCheong
    16 May 2016|
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    Response from 53HotelSeoul | Property representative |
    Dear Anne, Our hotel building has an elevator. You don't have to worry about it. Happy Korea trip! Best regards, Seoul 53 Hotel Insadong Management
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    "Ask them to show you how to use the air con. Check about breakfast (changes they made)"
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    "Rooms beside gallery on the 1st floor are Wifi free from the gallery and thr front desk."
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