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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We arrived on a busy weekend and the Hanjin was about the only budget place left with rooms - the staff at the tourist info desk weren't too complimentary about it so we were expecting the worst! We were pleasantly surprised - it was clean with ensuite bathroom, plenty hot water and even towels provided (although please note there are...

1Thank ht11_6
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 18 November 2012

It is not the best one, but I have nothing to complaint about this hostel. Our room (4-bed room) was clean, no bad smell. The owner was very nice, he provided all the guests a very detailed tourist map, explained to us the best way to get to each tourist attraction. The hostel has good location as well, very near...

Thank Lien_Ta1980
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 September 2012

I was travelling alone, and therefore asked for a single room, with ensuite bathroom. Hairs on the floor, in the room and the bathroom, really disgusting. The only window opened on a patio, with garbage near, so I had the choice between the garbage smell from outside or the musty smell from inside... The bed sheet had some hairs on...

Thank AroundTheWorld_C
Reviewed 25 May 2012

The building is not new at all, and the rooms are Spartan at best, but you can't beat the price: 20000 KRW for a single and 25000 KWR for a single with ensuite bath? Plus, the staff is extremely kind and speaks English (and even French, as I had the chance to talk to a person who spent 25 years...

Thank Potekan
Ulsan, South Korea
Reviewed 16 April 2012

I was nervous coming to this hostel after reading the reviews but I think some reviews have been vastly exaggerated. Yes, the place is dated, but the beds and sheets were clean, bathroom was clean, and the shower was hot. All the basics are there. We thought the price was value for money as most love motels will set you...

1Thank Truffletree
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 18 March 2012

To sum up; one night was more than enough! it's disgusting dirty, and seems like it has never been cleaned - black hairs all over the linnnen, and mold on the walls. Friendly helpful staff tho - but I would definitely reccomend a motel near by instead.. this is too expensive for what you get.

1Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 25 September 2011

The place looks like it hasn't been cleaned since it opened. While I appreciate the owners being gracious hosts and chatting with the guests and making travel suggestions, I would have preferred more effort in giving the place a good scrub down. There was mold in the bathroom. The bedding looked suspect. The towels were strangely stiff. At least there...

1Thank californialightf00t
Reviewed 16 August 2011

The hostel looks already strange from the outside (on the wall (!) the owner quotes guests that obviously liked his hostel) but once you're inside it's horrible. The rooms look very unclean and very old (before 1950??). The wall paper was "taped" several times and looks ugly), at one wall in our room there was fungus growing. The bed was...

Thank derus234
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 15 August 2011

We only stayed one night at this hostel, and that was enough. At 40,000 won a night for a double room, it was overpriced. The whole place generally felt as if it had seen better days. The bath was too small to use, the bathroom was outdated, the WiFi signal was too weak to even connect to in the room,...

Thank pullenm
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 20 May 2011

I stayed here for 3 nights and 4 days and must say I truly enjoyed myself. The staff at Hanjin are great and definitely made my husband and I feel welcome from the beginning. The owner, Mr. Kwon speaks fluent english and will help you with anything and everything! Don't be afraid to ask! He is the kindest and most...

Thank nanp0515

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Additional Information about Hanjin Hostel

Address: 173-1 Noseo-Dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-932, South Korea
Region: South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Gyeongju
Price Range: €18 - €26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“Try to get a room away from the common area which can get noisy if guests are inconsiderate.”
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