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Kimchee Hongdae

Hostel | Mapo-gu, Yeonnam-dong 570-16, Seoul, South Korea 121-869

85.5% Overall Rating

57 out of 61 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/08/2015)

"It wasn't a far walk from the Hongik University station and was only $12 a night. I was even upgraded to a private room by circumstance, even when I booked a 8 person dorm room."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

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: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Seoul?

Contact us directly

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Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse provides a truly unique backpacker experience which offers you a safe, comfortable cheap accommodation and great facilities including internet, common area and of course a great atmosphere where you can meet other like minded people. 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 - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Female 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 Single (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe Twin (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe Double (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Kimchee Hongdae

Great locations!

With 4 storeys and over 25 beds available, Kimchi Hostel has the capacity to accommodate you and your party. Kimchi Hostel is situated in central Seoul, Hongdae, close to the major attractions.

Friendly staff!

We have fantastic friendly staffs and great hostel facilities to meet all of your needs. If you are looking to meet great people and have the hostel experience of a lifetime then the Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouseis for you.

Accommodation Information

-Reception/Travel desk
Our reception/Travel desk can help you plan every aspect of your trip from arranging free walking tours of the city, booking show tickets to planning day trips to other attractions, we have it all covered. We also sell a variety of items should you need anything such your tooth brush or travel adaptor.

- Fully Equipped Kitchen
We have a fully equipped and self-catering kitchen open 24 Hours

- Internet café and Wifi
24 hour free access to high speed computers. We also have Wifi available

- No Lockout or curfew
There is no lockout or curfew period.

- Luggage storage
Free luggage storage for arriving guests before the check in time or checking out to leave their bags.

- Common room
We have a spacious common room where you can enjoy watching cable television or movies on our LCD TV or just relax and mingle with other guests

- Personal Lockers
We provide free personal lockers for dormitory guests.

Location Information

Kimchee Hongdae Guesthouse is the leading backpacker hostel in Hongdae, Seoul. Hongdae is well-known for being Seoul's number 1 entertainment/nightlife district! It is populated with bars, clubs, restaurants, and shoppings which open from dusk till dawn EVERY NIGHT!

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