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Chilgol-dong | Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang, North Korea
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21 Apr 2017
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

I spent most of my time in Pyongyang staying at the Yanggakdo Hotel, which has nicer rooms and a lot of activities to do (karaoke, bowling, ping pong, etc.). The Youth Hotel is the more budget option, and unfortunately you get what you pay for....More

4  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The hotel is very basic. There were power outages during our stay but they didn't last long. The furnishing of course is dated but this is North Korea. There's a hot water flask in the room but no tea or coffee provided. Breakfast was better...More

Thank Victoria1126
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Included in our trip to Pyongyang. The hotel is basic but everything you need is there. Great view from the 28th floor! Rooms were dated but clean. Warm water was only available in the evening. Only one out of four elevators was operating. Breakfast was...More

4  Thank WEWEWEA
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great pool, chinese-harder-than-diamond mattress, most of the elevator are not working and that make a mess on rush hour in the morning. North-korea's most boring food. Hot water avalaible once every few days, quite a lot to do in the lobby considering the global quality...More

3  Thank Etienne1979
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Im guessing that this hotel is pretty much that same as every other hotel in Pyongyang. Lobby was nice. Full of marble. But the rooms were basic but ok. Very uncomfortable beds and pillows. I doubt you will have any choice of your hotel unless...More

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"Get a room as high as possible so that you can get access to the elevators in the morning."
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"not too high - those lifts man..."
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"All rooms are the same and anyway I don't think that one has a choice"
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"When you get to the hotel, request a lower floor, so if there are power outages, you do not have to walk down..."
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