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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The location of this hotel couldn't be much better. It is within 10 minutes walk of a few subway lines which link you to the whole city. The river is right outside too which is nice to walk along. There is a vibrant street full of night time food stalls right next door too. The city centre area is about...

Thank Fish_LON
Thane, India
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

My 3 Friends and l stayed for 2 night in this hotel,Budget hotel at a great location,Reception staff were friendly,Myeongdong and Itawon is very near to the hotel and many attractions,Indian Hotel within walking Distance to hotel,Wifi service is good,to be nice to the person who is he looking for in price.

Thank DarshilS
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

We visited with friend and chose the hotel by location (very near the metro stop) and cheap price. Toiletries were supplied as well as free water and kettle (no coffee though). We didn't have window which saved us a few wons per night. The room was clean and air conditioning functioning. We had tv with English channels. Breakfast was basic...

1Thank consttraveler
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 December 2013

I think they have recently renovated, perhaps, as it is not that bad, old & dirty as some of the comments/reviews. So after all we kind of enjoyed our stay there ... anyway, we don't expect much from a 3stars hotel. The room is clean and with basic essentials supplied, we find it rather comfy, even though it is a...

Thank Yen_Chong
Mandaluyong, Philippines
Reviewed 2 April 2013

My family and I stayed for 6 days and 5 nights with this hotel. Newly renovated hotel room (with bath tub). Its clean. All front desk staff are super nice! Also, they allowed us to check-in early for free!!! Although the location of the hotel is near hardware stores but no biggie since it is near the subway (only 5...

7Thank aTouristLawyer
Reviewed 21 November 2011

We were on a stop over with a connecting overnight at Seoul airport. The hotel was dingy, the rooms basic and the hotel had the feel of a place that couples would come to share entertainment rather as a proper hotel. Definitely to be avoided.

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 17 October 2011

Just been there. It's very well located, less that 5 minute walk to metro stations 1, 3, 5; 10 minutes walk to city Hall and Gwanghwamun. Nice staff but, sadly, It's a very poor 2-star hotel. No wifi in bedrooms. Just available at hall. Business centre is a wrecked store room with a pc. It might have had 3 stars...

1Thank mrmcel
Seremban, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 August 2011

was here with other tourist couples , small group about 12 of us , was taken here by the local tourist company . good location , nearby to the shopping area of ITAEWON , recommend for other MUSLIM travellers , as the National Mosque is nearby and halal food is available.Stayed for 2 nights , can't comment much about the...

1Thank mohzan
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 June 2011

It is situated very nearby to Jongno-Sam(3)-Ga Station. Just take exit 13, turn left and walk straight down to one end of the road just before the stream and you'll see Central Hotel. The double bed is very small, the lift has a bad smell, especially at end of day and even the room towel has a bad smell. The...

3Thank Meiz
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 April 2011

Budget hotel at a great location. 5 Min walk to Jongno 3 sam-ga station, 20min to Famou Dongdaemon and 5 Min walk to Night Market that served korean BBQ delicacy. Eateries are along Jongno road, heaps of those restuarant that open till late nite. Do not expect much from the hotel..coz is Budget...

2Thank happygal74

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Gwanghwamun / Jongno
If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul, Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s most important historic sites and neighbourhoods. Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighbourhoods, the area is rich with history and culture in its palaces, shrines, and temples. Stand in the centre of Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt. Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue behind you, and modern office buildings encircling you—it’s one of the best ways to experience both past and present Seoul in one spot. The main street of Jongno is mostly dotted with restaurants and cafes, but explore deeper within its intricate alleys to pass decades-old restaurants, mom-and-pop shops, and pojangmachas (tents that open at night for quick bites and drinks) and life seems to run just as it did a decade or two ago. Don’t forget to stop at Gwangjang Market, Korea’s oldest traditional market, where it’s just as fun to explore as it is to eat the affordable market dishes that locals have been enjoying since the market first opened in 1905. For a break from urban life, walk along the restored Cheonggyecheon Stream that runs parallel to Jongno for a moment of natural refuge in metropolitan Seoul.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Central Hotel provides elegant and comfortable accommodation just a 3-minute walk from Euljiro 3-ga Subway Stations (line No 2,3, Exit # 5) and Jongno 3-ga Subway Stations (line no.1,3,5, Exit # 13). It provides easy access to Seoul’s popular sights and offers free Wi-Fi in the hotel rooms and public areas. Hotel Central is located right opposite Cheonggyecheon (The Cheonggye Stream) providing beautiful views. Myeongdong, Insa-dong and Namdaemun are a 10-minute walk away. Incheon International Airport is an hour’s drive from the hotel. The beautiful, air-conditioned rooms are fitted with fine beddings and furnishings. They feature an en suite bathroom, a fridge and a flat-screen TV. They all have comfortable seating areas. Free toiletries are provided.For meals, guests can choose from a range of dining options located around the hotel. There are local, European and Asian restaurants. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk, a business center and ATM machines. It provides laundry, luggage storage and currency exchange services for guests’ convenience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central Hotel

Address: 137, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03193, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Gwanghwamun / Jongno
Price Range: €53 - €115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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“None of the nearby streets carry much traffic so noise isn't an issue.”
Fish_LON, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Possible choose only bed/room without breakfast. The breakfast served was basically bread, cereal with milk, tea or coffee plus an omelette. Dine-out is not expensive plus there are many good food available nearby, especially at Gwangjang Market, many local delights!”
Yen_Chong, 8 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Don't use picture to guide you. Deceptive.”
mrmcel, 17 Oct 2011 | Read review
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