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Backpackers Inside

Hostel | 5 Sungkyunkwan-ro-4-gil, Seoul, South Korea -

87.3% Overall Rating

114 out of 118 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/08/2014)

Jacki Thering thinks…

"I stayed here with my 76-year-old grandmother and sister in a private room. My grandma was very impressed with her first hostel stay -- large room, very clean, helpful staff, computer & sink & fridge…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Hot tub / jacuzzi
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 75.77

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

We accept Korean Cash(won) or US $ in advance when check-in..( No Credit/Debit Card ) Cancelation: If you need to cancel your booking please email us. We only accept email cancelations.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 8:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Seoul?

Contact us directly

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Overview

Our business license allows us to accept only foreign travelers.Enjoy a comfortable stay and real Korean lifestyle when you stay at Backpackers INSIDE. We are located in the heart of Daehangno, a historical, cultural, and shopping center (Dongdaemun) of Jongro in Seoul. It is only a five minute walk from the bus stop and the subway station.Meet the other travelers from all over the world while sharing a cup of espresso in our fully-equipped kitchen or playing Wii in our cabin-like common room Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Deluxe 2 person (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe Triple (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe 4 person (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe Double (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe Single (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Budget Single (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Budget 2 person (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Budget 2 person (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

2 person (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

4 person (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Triple (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

About Backpackers Inside

Thank you for booking with us! You will receive an email from us within the next 24 hours with information about your stay with us. If you have questions, please email us.

Please note: we can not provide any discounts for bookings made through this site.

[Reception Policy]
Our business license allows us to accept only foreign travellers. We legally must cancel bookings from Koreans.
If you have children under the age of 10, you MUST let us know when booking so we can reserve appropriate rooms. If you do not inform us when booking, your reservation may be cancelled.
If you do not check-in before midnight and have not notified us ahead of time, your reservation may be cancelled. Please send us your arrival time!
Until you receive a confirmation email, your room is not reserved.
Standard office hours are 9am to 10pm, though will stay late for late check-ins.
Checkout Time is 11am. If you want a late checkout time, the charge will be 50% of the charge for a full night. Luggage storage is available.

[INSIDE Services]
Our super friendly and attentive staff can provide you with information on the city of Seoul, tours and attractions, and other general information on the rest of Korea.
Seoul transit cards are available for loan with small deposit
Prepaid mobile phone rentals
Tour and Performance Reservations
Group Pick up service by Van taxi from Incheon airport.

Accommodation Information

[About our rooms]
*Basic rooms (cheap & funny place)
=> You can socialise with other travellers at our common room

- Basic single private (shared bath)
- Basic 2-bed private (shared bath)
- Basic 6-bed dormitory (shared bath)

*Deluxe rooms (private apartment type)
=> Everything you need is prepared at your room, you feel like stay at your home.

- Deluxe single ensuite (private bath)
- Deluxe double ensuite (private bath)
- Deluxe 2-bed ensuite (private bath)
- Deluxe 3-bed ensuite (private bath)
- Deluxe 4-bed ensuite (private bath)

[Inside services]
- Korean traffic card loan with small deposit
- Prepaid mobile phone rentals
- Tour and performance reservations
- Group pick up service by van taxi from Incheon airport.

Location Information

[Shopping Areas near INSIDE]
Dongdaemun Market: 1 stations away by subway (3 minutes)
Myeong-dong: 4 stations away by subway (9 minutes)
Namdaemun Market: 6 stations away by subway (11 minutes)
Yongsan Electronics Market: 8 stations away by subway (30 minutes)

[Historic Sites near INSIDE]
Changgyunggung Palace: 8 minutes by foot
Changdeokgung Palace: 15 minutes by foot
Naksan Park: 20 minutes by foot
Bukchon Hanok Traditional Houses: 25 minutes by foot
Gyeongbokgung Palace: 5 minutes by bus
Insadong Traditional Culture Street: 5 minutes by bus

[Entertainment]
We can help you make reservations or get tickets for different tours, attractions, and shows around Seoul, such as:
DMZ and Panmunjeom
Skiing and Snowboarding
Nanta
Jump

There are two main areas for clubbing in Seoul:
Hongik University (Hongdae): 11 stops away by subway (30 minutes)
Itaewon: 7 stations away by subway (30 minutes)

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