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singapore
Reviewed 27 May 2013

like many of the reviewers have mentioned, the location of the hotel is really convenient. it is a few mins away from the eujiro-1 station which is pretty central and easy to travel to other places eg. - Hongik University station (where you can find cheap shopping, numerous cafes, good eateries etc.) - Yong Shan station (where the Dragon Hill...

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Reviewed 26 May 2013

As most other reviewers have mentioned, the location of the Metro Hotel can't be beat. Situated in the heart of Myeongdong, there are lots of restaurants practically right outside the lobby. We stayed for 7 nights in May and our room was extremely comfortable. We were also impressed with the friendliness of the staff before and during our visit. We...

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SkySong, Sales & Marketing Team Manager at Metro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms RUFan80 Greetings from Metro hotel Seoul, Korea Thank you for staying with us and your positive review on the tripadvisor. We were very glad to read that you had a comfortable 7nights stay with us. Making sure that all of our guest's safety is part of our job and it was fortunate that most of our guests were...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 May 2013

The Metro location is great as was written below. I would come back. The streets around are safe and busy throughout the evening. One can exchange currency even at 10 PM. The hotel lobby is tiny but adequate. The front desk staff is attentive and polite. You have to verify that they understood you (most of the time, they do...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Location: It is 1-2 min walk from the nearest subway station, making it very convenient to travel around. It is also located at a popular shopping area myeongdong with lots of great food around. Service: Staffs are friendly and helpful, they even gave us discount vouchers and coupons for restauratns around the area when we asked for recommendations. Room: Room...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

This hotel is in a great neighbourhood for shopping and eating, plus very close to transport so you can get around Seoul very easily. I stayed in a single business room which wasnt huge but it was comfortable enough. If you book through the hotel website you get free buffet breakfast daily which is adequate to start the day with....

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 22 May 2013

The location is very good once you step out from the hotel. Perfect for street shopping and street snacks. Better way to go hotel from Incheon airport is by Airport Railroad Express (AREX) then transfer to the green line #2 at Hongik univ. station then get off at Euljiro 1-ga station and exit between Gate #5 and Gate #6 (Stairs...

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istanbul
Reviewed 19 May 2013

The location is very good.When you step up from hotel you are in the heart of Seoul.This hotel is in the middle of everything.Metro,airport shuttlebus stop,shopping and eating facilities.The room was big and good furnished.This is exactly value for money hotel.İt offers free breakfast.Very good coffee and tea was a plus too.Their's croassants was as good as french ones.I can't...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 May 2013

A very comfortable place to stay. Nice rooms, clean bathrooms. The staff helped us find food at 2 am since we checked in late. Extremely close to the metro, and easy to get to from the airport. We only stayed for one night as we passed through Seoul again, but it was very comfortable and a good central location for...

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MetroHotelMyungdong, Sales & Marketing Team Manager at Metro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms 2wanderingbadgers Thank you very much for your review after your recent stay at Metro hotel. We are very glad to read that you had very comfortable stay with us. We wish you could have a chance to visit Seoul again for more than 1 day so that you could fully enjoy this area and Metro hotel. Thank you...

Reviewed 9 May 2013

The hotel is 5 minutes away from the Airport Bus Stop in Myeongdeong. You will be literally in the Myeongdeong shopping area as soon as you step out of this hotel. Hotel staff are very friendly and accommmodating. A few days before our arrival, the staff even called to confirm the reservation. Buffet breakfast comes with the reservation unlike most...

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SkySong, Sales & Marketing Team Manager at Metro Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms ILoveMick Greetings from Metro hotel, Seoul. We appreciate your review on the Tripadvisor after your recent stay at Metro hotel. We are very glad to know that you have found it very convenient about our location. As you mentioned, we are located in the center of Seoul, which is close to shopping, eateries, business and other many tourism...

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Reviewed 7 May 2013

I stayed here 7 nights in a Business room and it was a good stay without any issues. The hotel is close to a subway station and I used the train to get to and from Incheon airport without any difficulties. The location is in the centre of the original city (ringed by the 4 mountains) so a lot of...

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Dear Mr/Ms mark_SydNSW Hello from Metro hotel, Seoul. Thank you very much for staying with us. We are very glad to know that your 7nights-long stay with us was enjoyable. For your information, all of our rooms are also equipped with VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) which decreases telephone charges. We hope it will lighten our guest's burden of huge...

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Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighbourhood and undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of one another. The rise in popularity of Korean cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a must-see for visitors who come and marvel at Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and Shinsaegae’s massive department stores are also popular draws for both Korean and luxury products. The department stores, just like Myeongdong’s streets, are crowded around the clock. Myeongdong’s many street food carts are also immensely popular for their inexpensive and quirky offerings (French-fry-encrusted corn dogs, anyone?). The neighbourhood’s popularity, as well as its close proximity to other popular sights and neighbourhoods, makes it one of Seoul’s most popular places to stay.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cozy, stylish and centrally located, the newly renovated Metro hotel has everything you want for your Seoul trip. With a convenient downtown setting located in Myeongdong, the heart of Seoul, expect most of your destinations within few minutes. This well-kept secret in the center of the city, Metro hotel is the first tourist hotel in Korean history. Since 1960, our hardcore mission always has been the "Guest Satisfaction". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Metro Hotel

Address: 14, Myeongdong 9ga-Gil, Jung-Gu, Seoul 100-845, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Price Range: €74 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Metro Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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#2 Family Hotel in Seoul
#2 Romantic Hotel in Seoul
#20 Best Value Hotel in Seoul
#45 Business Hotel in Seoul
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“If you plan to do your laundry with them, I suggest to request a floor on the 7th since the laundry room is there.”
 of 5 bubbles solouiesta, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request for the larger Comfort twin or family rooms if you need more space.”
 of 5 bubbles 196danielk, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book through their website to get breakfast with the room.”
 of 5 bubbles HCM1225, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Reserve rooms directly with Hotel to get free buffet breakfast deal.”
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“Family Room for travellers with children”
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